Providence Falls to Clarkson, 4-2, in Friendship Four Championship Game

Junior forward Erik Foley registered a goal and an assist for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 10:16  PRV1-0 EV Erik Foley (7)Brian Pinho/6
2nd 5:58  CLK1-1 PP Devin Brosseau (4)Terrance Amorosa/10
2nd 12:13  CLK2-1 EV Kevin Charyszyn (2)Tyko Karjalainen/6, Josh Dickinson/3
3rd 1:20  CLK3-1 EV GW Nico Sturm (3)Devin Brosseau/11, Sheldon Rempal/8
3rd 2:58  CLK4-1 EV Grant Cooper (2)Marly Quince/5, Kelly Summers/8
3rd 13:18  PRV2-4 EV Brandon Duhaime (3)Erik Foley/8
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Clarkson  0224
Providence  1012
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Clarkson  671225
Providence  76922
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Clarkson (12-3-1)  1/4 5/10 0
Providence (8-5-1)  0/2 7/14 0
Clarkson Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Kielly (W, 12-3-1)60:002 66820
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Hayden Hawkey (L, 8-5-0)58:044 651021
Empty Net1:560     

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - The No. 10/11 Providence College men's hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 5 Clarkson on Saturday night in the championship game of the 2017 Friendship Four at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


No. 10/11 Providence - 2 | No. 5 Clarkson - 4


Providence - 8-5-1 (5-3-1 HEA) | Clarkson - 12-3-1 (6-0-0 ECAC)


SSE Arena - Belfast, Northern Ireland


Hawkey (PC) - 21 saves
Kielly (CU) - 20 saves


- After a strong Friar penalty kill just minutes into the game, Clarkson had two breakaway chances behind the Providence defense, but Hayden Hawkey came up strong to keep the game scoreless.

- Providence took a 1-0 lead at the 10:16 mark on Erik Foley's seventh goal of the season and his 10th point in his last six games.

- Brian Pinho had a team-high three shots in the opening period. The Friars held a 7-6 edge in shots after 20 minutes of play.

- The Golden Knights took advantage of a 5-on-3 opportunity at the 5:58 mark of the second period as Devin Brosseau swept in a loose puck in the crease after a Terrance Amorosa shot from the point.

- Clarkson grabbed a 2-1 lead at 12:13 as Tyko Karjalainen's blast from the point deflected off a Friar stick in front and over the glove of Hawkey.

- Erik Foley nearly had his second of the night as he streaked through the slot wide open but Kielly was able to get a piece of his wrister.

- Shots were even at 13-13 after 40 minutes of play.

- The Golden Knights took control early in the third with a pair of goals by Nico Sturm and Grant Cooper in a span of 2:58 to begin the period.

- Providence closed the gap to two goals at the 13:18 mark on the strength of Brandon Duhaime's third goal of the season.

- Foley now has 11 points in his last seven games after a two-point performance on Saturday night.

- Providence's season-high unbeaten streak (3-0-1) was snapped at four games.


1-0 (PC) - 10:16/1st - EV - Erik Foley (Pinho) - Stuff shot at the short side after a faceoff win by Pinho.

1-1 (CU) - 5:58/2nd - PP - Devin Brosseau (Amorosa) - Swept in a loose puck in the crease after the initial shot broke through the pads of Hawkey.

2-1 (CU) - 12:13/2nd - EV - Tyko Karjalainen - Slap shot from the point through a screen.

3-1 (CU) - 1:20/3rd - EV - Nico Sturm (Brosseau, Rempal) - Walked in through the slot and beat Hawkey with a forehand deke.

4-1 (CU) - 2:58/3rd - EV - Grant Cooper (Quince) - Rebound off a Quince shot right at the goal line.

4-2 (PC) - 13:18/3rd - EV - Brandon Duhaime (Foley) - Foley fired a wrist shot on goal from the half wall and Duhaime cleaned up his second chance at the doorstep.


Goals: Duhaime, Foley (1)
Assists: Foley, Pinho (1)
Points: Foley (2)
Shots: Foley (5)


Providence - 0/2
Clarkson - 1/4


Providence - 22
Clarkson - 25


Providence will return to Hockey East play next weekend with a home-and-home set against New Hampshire beginning Friday night at Schneider Arena.