Hawkey Makes 22 Saves as Providence Shuts out Boston University, 3-0
Junior netminder Hayden Hawkey makes 22 saves for Friars

Junior netminder Hayden Hawkey made 22 saves for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 1:53  PRV1-0 EV GW Vimal Sukumaran (2) -
2nd 11:18  PRV2-0 PP Erik Foley (3)Jacob Bryson/5, Josh Wilkins/4
2nd 12:11  PRV3-0 EV Brandon Duhaime (2)Kasper Björkqvist/1, Scott Conway/3
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Boston University  0000
Providence  0303
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Boston University  98522
Providence  158831
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Boston University (3-4-1)  0/5 8/16 0
Providence (5-2-0)  1/6 7/14 0
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Oettinger (L, 3-4-1)59:413 155828
Empty Net0:190     
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Hayden Hawkey (W, 5-2-0)59:550 98522
Empty Net0:050     

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Hayden Hawkey recorded his fifth career shutout as the No. 11/10 Providence College men's hockey team blanked No. 6 Boston University, 3-0, on Saturday night at Schneider Arena.


No. 11/10 Providence - 3 | No. 6/6 Boston University - 0


Providence - 5-2-0 (2-1-0 HEA) | Boston University - 3-4-1 (1-1-1 HEA)


Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.


Hawkey (PC) - 22 saves
Oettinger (BU) - 28 saves


- After the first period, the Friars led 15-9 in shots.

- Sophomore Jake Oettinger made 15 first-period saves for the Terriers.

- Hayden Hawkey (Parker, Colo.) made nine first-period saves. His two biggest of the period came with the glove on back-to-back bids by Shane Bowers right in front of goal.

- Sophomore Vimal Sukumaran scored his second goal of the season just 1:53 into the second frame. A BU defensemen left the puck at the side of the net where Sukumaran picked it up and tucked it away for the 1-0 lead.

- The Friars took advantage of a 4-on-3 opportunity and doubled their lead at the just over midway through the second. Erik Foley (Mansfield, Mass.) received a pass from Jacob Bryson (London, Ontario) and took a wrist shot from the slot that beat Oettinger over the blocker. Josh Wilkins (Raleigh, N.C.) was credited with the secondary assist.

- Just under a minute later, as the Terriers second penalty was expiring, Providence struck again. Brandon Duhaime (Parkland, Fla.) stuffed the puck home from the goal line on the short side to make it 3-0. Sophomore Kasper Bjorkqvist (Espoo, Finland) and junior Scott Conway (Basingstoke, England) earned assists on the play.

- Hawkey finished the night with 22 saves in his first shutout of the season. The shutout was the fifth of his career.

- Hawkey stopped 45-of-46 shots he faced on the weekend.

- Providence held the fifth-ranked power play in the nation to a 0-for-5 effort on Saturday night.

- Providence shutout Boston University for the first time since Feb. 6, 2004. The Friars snapped a four-game winless streak against the Terriers (0-1-3) dating back to the 2015 National Championship game.


1-0 (Providence) - 1:53/2nd - EV - Vimal Sukumaran (unassisted) - Giveaway by BU on the side of the net.

2-0 (Providence) - 11:18/2nd - PP (4x3) - Erik Foley, assisted by Jacob Bryson and Josh Wilkins - Wrist shot from the slot.

3-0 (Providence) - 12:11/2nd - EV - Brandon Duhaime, assisted by Kasper Bjorkqvist and Scott Conway - Stuffed home on the short side.


Goals: Sukumaran, Foley, Duhaime (1)
Assists: Four different players (1)
Points: Seven different players (1)
Shots: Jacob Bryson (6)


Providence - 1/6
Boston University - 0/5


Providence - 31
Boston University - 22


The Friars and Terriers clash again next Friday (Nov. 3) at Agganis Arena. Puck drop is slated for 7:30 p.m.