Sophomore forward Jack Dugan handed out four assists for the Friars
Providence College Shuts Out American International, 5-0
Sophomore forward Jack Dugan handed out four assists for the Friars

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - NCAA scoring leaders Jack Dugan (four assists) and Tyce Thompson (two goals) powered the No. 12 Providence College men's hockey team past American International College, 5-0, on Thursday night at MassMutual Center.


Providence - 5 | AIC - 0


No. 12 Providence - 12-5-5 (6-4-2 HEAM) | AIC - 9-11-1 (9-5-1 AHC)


MassMutual Center - Springfield, Mass.


Michael Lackey (PC) - 20 saves; Gabe Mollot-Hill - 0 saves
Stefano Durante (AIC) - 36 saves; Jarrett Fiske - 0 saves


- Providence carried play in the first period, outshooting the Yellow Jackets by a 16-2 margin.

- Tyce Thompson got the scoring started at 14:26 of the first period with his 16th tally of the season. Greg Printz earned the assist on the play.

- A pair of goals just 1:44 apart in the second period gave the Friars insurance at 3-0. Thompson's second of the night and NCAA-leading 17th of the season and Luke Johnson's second goal in three games rounded out the scoring in the middle period.

- Michael Callahan's fifth and Matt Koopman's third strikes of the year pushed the Friars' lead to 5-0.

- Dugan recorded his NCAA-leading 41st point with his fourth assist of the game on Matt Koopman's goal in the third period and his 14th multi-point game of the season.

- Tyce Thompson now has 12 multi-point games this season and 19 games of at least one point.

- Co-captain Michael Callahan recorded his sixth multi-point game of the season with a goal and assist and now has 21 points in 22 games this season.

- Michael Lackey stopped all 20 shots he faced as he and Gabe Mollot-Hill combined for Providence's third shutout of the season.

- With two assists, freshman Parker Ford registered his sixth multi-point game of the season.

- Providence scored first for the 20th time in 22 games this season.

- The Friars extended their unbeaten streak to six games with the win (4-0-2).


1-0 (PC) - 14:26/1st - SH - Tyce Thompson (Printz) - Printz rushed down the left wing and put a shot on goal from a bad angle. Thompson batted the rebound out of the air into the back of the net.

2-0 (PC) - 5:18/2nd - PP - Tyce Thompson (Dugan, Callahan) - One-timer from the left circle.

3-0 (PC) - 7:02/2nd - EV - Luke Johnson (Dugan, Ford) - Tip-in from the low slot off a feed from Dugan.

4-0 (PC) - 7:11/3rd - EV - Michael Callahan (Dugan, Ford) - Shot from the point through a screen.

5-0 (PC) - 13:17/3rd - EV - Matt Koopman (Dugan, Bunz) - Dugan fired a shot from the slot and Koopman finished the rebound at the top of the crease.


Goals: Thompson (2)
Assists: Dugan (4)
Points: Dugan (4)
Shots: Moynihan (7)


Providence - 1/6
AIC - 0/5


Providence - 41
AIC - 20


The Friars return to action on Saturday for a 5 p.m. puck drop against UConn at Schneider Arena.

Game Summary

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Game statistics
41 Shots 20
1 / 6 Power Plays 0 / 5
7 / 14 PIM 7 / 17
12-5-5 Records 9-11-1
Providence American International
Tyce Thompson (16)
1st/14:26 SH GW
Tyce Thompson (17)
2nd/5:18 PP
Luke Johnson (3)
Michael Callahan (5)
Matt Koopman (4)
Providence American International
Michael Lackey
55:46, 20 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 12-5-5)

Gabe Mollot-Hill
3:57, 0 Saves, 0 GA

Empty Net
0:17, 0 GA
Stefano Durante
55:53, 36 Saves, 5 GA
(L, 1-3-0)

Jarrett Fiske
3:57, 0 Saves, 0 GA

Empty Net
0:10, 0 GA