Sophomore forward Jack Dugan registered four assists for the Friars
Providence Outlasts Boston University, 6-5
Sophomore forward Jack Dugan registered four assists for the Friars

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Max Crozier recorded his first two collegiate goals and added an assist, while Jack Dugan added four assists as the No. 11 Providence College men's hockey team edged Boston University, 6-5, at Schneider Arena on Saturday night (Nov. 9).


Providence - 6 | Boston University - 5


No. 11 Providence - 5-3-2 (3-2-1 HEAM) | Boston University - 2-3-4 (1-2-3 HEAM)


Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.


Michael Lackey (PC) - 24 saves
Sam Tucker (BU) - 20 saves; Vinnie Purpura (L) - 8 saves


- Each team found the back of the net twice in the opening period. Michael Callahan got the Friars on the board before a pair from David Farrance gave the Terriers a 2-1 lead. Freshman Jamie Engelbert, playing in his first collegiate game, scored his first career goal at 15:02 of the first period to level the score at 2-2.

- Goals from Max Crozier and Parker Ford in the second period gave the Friars a 4-2 lead, but BU responded with goals from Trevor Zegras and Farrance's hat trick marker to even the game at 4-4.

- Tyce Thompson re-gained the lead for Providence with his eighth strike of the season at 13:45 of the second period.

- Crozier's second of the night, the eventual game-winner pushed the Providence lead to 6-4 at 2:57 of the third period.

- Ethan Phillips cut the deficit to 6-5 with 6:08 remaining.

- Dugan still holds the NCAA scoring lead with 24 points (5-19-24) in 10 games and has posted multi-point efforts in nine of 10 games, including his six-game point streak (2-13-15). Tyce Thompson chipped in a goal and an assist to rank second in the nation in scoring with eight goals and eight assists for 16 points.

- Defenseman Michael Callahan has two goals and seven assists during his six-game point streak.

- Friar freshman have accounted for four of the team's five game-winning goals this season.

- Providence held the Terriers to zero shots with the extra attacker.

- The Friars lead the NCAA in power play goals with 14 and rank third in power play percentage (.326).


1-0 (PC) - 11:31/1st - PP - Michael Callahan (Thompson, Dugan) - One-timer from the point.

1-1 (BU) - 11:57/1st - EV - David Farrance (Witkowski, Boguslavsky) - Wrist shot from the point through traffic.

2-1 (BU) - 14:34/1st - PP - David Farrance (Zegras, Mastrosimone) - Pass from Zegras at the top of the slot to Farrance who beat Lackey with a low shot.

2-2 (PC) - 15:02/1st - EV - Jamie Engelbert (Crozier, Dugan) - Crozier intentionally wide with a shot that banked off the end boards right to Engelbert for the tap-in.

3-2 (PC) - 4:10/2nd - PP - Max Crozier (Dugan, Callahan) - Re-direct of a Dugan pass at the top of the crease.

4-2 (PC) - 7:30/2nd - PP - Parker Ford (O'Neill, Sukumaran) - Scramble in the crease, Ford's second chance got past Tucker.

4-3 (BU) - 8:25/2nd - EV - Trevor Zegras (Harper, Farrance) - Centering feed from Harper to Zegras at the right circle for a one-timer.

4-4 (BU) - 12:27/2nd - PP - David Farrance (Zegras, Fensore) - Shot from the point to complete the hat trick.

5-4 (PC) - 13:45/2nd - EV - Tyce Thompson (O'Neill, Johnson) - O'Neill re-directed a shot from the point from Johnson and Thompson cleaned up the rebound.

6-4 (PC) - 2:57/3rd - EV - Max Crozier (Dugan, Ford) - Drop pass from Dugan to Crozier and his slap shot broke through the pad of Purpura.

6-5 (BU) - 12:52/3rd - EV - Ethan Phillips (McCarthy, Mastrosimone) - Scramble in the crease, Phillips put back his own rebound.


Goals: Crozier (2)
Assists: Dugan (4)
Points: Dugan (4)
Shots: Thompson (4)


Providence - 3/4
Boston University - 2/5


Providence - 34
Boston University - 29


The Friars open up a home-and-home series against Northeastern next Friday night at Schneider Arena.

Game Summary

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Game statistics
29 Shots 34
2 / 5 Power Plays 3 / 4
4 / 8 PIM 5 / 10
2-3-4 Records 5-3-2
Boston University Providence
Michael Callahan (2)
1st/11:31 PP
David Farrance (6)
David Farrance (7)
1st/14:34 PP
Jamie Engelbert (1)
Max Crozier (1)
2nd/4:10 PP
Parker Ford (4)
2nd/7:30 PP
Trevor Zegras (4)
David Farrance (8)
2nd/12:27 PP
Tyce Thompson (8)
Max Crozier (2)
3rd/2:57  GW
Ethan Phillips (1)
Boston University Providence
Sam Tucker
42:49, 20 Saves, 4 GA

Vinnie Purpura
15:11, 8 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 0-2-0)

Empty Net
2:00, 0 GA
Michael Lackey
60:00, 24 Saves, 5 GA
(W, 5-3-2)