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Sophomore forward Angus Crookshank scored two goals for the Wildcats
Crookshank Scores Twice to Lift New Hampshire Past Providence, 4-3
Sophomore forward Angus Crookshank scored two goals for the Wildcats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The No. 11 Providence College men's hockey team erased a three-goal deficit, Vimal Sukumaran scored twice, but Angus Crookshank's goal at 16:15 gave New Hampshire a 4-3 win at Schneider Arena on Friday night.


SCORE

Providence - 3 | New Hampshire - 4

RECORDS

No. 11 Providence - 13-6-5 (7-5-2 HEAM) | New Hampshire - 12-8-1 (6-5-0 HEAM)

VENUE

Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.

GOALIES

Michael Lackey (PC) - 24 saves
Mike Robinson (UNH) - 27 saves


NOTES

- Kohei Sato got the visitors on the board just 54 seconds in and then the Wildcats had an early five-minute power play after Jamie Engelbert was ejected just 2:37 into the game.

- The Friars killed the major, but New Hampshire struck for two more goals late in the period to take a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.

- Providence cut the deficit to 3-2 on goals by Vimal Sukumaran and Parker Ford in the latter stages of the second period.

- Sukumaran brought the Friars even at 13:38 of the third, re-directing a Shane Kavanagh shot for his fourth goal of the season.

- Angus Crookshank put the Wildcats on top for good just 3:23 later with his second goal of the game.

- Thompson extended his point streak to six games with an assist. He pushed his season point total to 36 and remains second in the NCAA in total points.

- Providence surrendered the first goal for just the third time in 24 games this season.

- Parker Ford recorded his sixth multi-point effort of the season.

- Sukumaran registered his fourth-career multi-goal game.

- The Friars' seven-game unbeaten streak was snapped.


HOW THEY SCORED

1-0 (UNH) - :54/1st - EV - Kohei Sato (Blackburn, Wyse) - Centering feed from Blackburn to Sato for a one-timer from the low slot.

2-0 (UNH) - 15:23/1st - EV - Angus Crookshank (Pierson, Kelleher) - Pass re-directed right onto the stick of Crookshank who finished into a wide open net.

3-0 (UNH) - 18:39/1st - EV - Max Gildon (unassisted) - Shot from the point through traffic.

3-1 (PC) - 9:09/2nd - PP - Vimal Sukumaran (Crozier, Ford) - Sukumaran re-directed Crozier's shot from the point past Robinson

3-2 (PC) - 15:22/2nd - PP - Parker Ford (Thompson, Callahan) - Thompson wired a shot off the crossbar and Ford finished the rebound.

3-3 (PC) - 13:38/3rd - EV - Vimal Sukumaran (Kavanagh, Johnson) - Kavanagh wristed a shot towards the net and Sukumaran re-directed it through Robinson.

4-3 (UNH) - 16:15/3rd - EV - Agnus Crookshank (Kelleher) - One-timer from the tops of the circles.


PC GAME HIGHS

Goals: Sukumaran (2)
Assists: Six players (1)
Points: Sukumaran, Ford (2)
Shots: Crozier (7)


POWER PLAYS

Providence - 2/5
UNH - 0/2


SHOTS

Providence - 30
UNH - 28


UP NEXT

The Friars and Wildcats conclude the season series tomorrow night (Jan. 18) at the Whittemore Center.

Game Summary

Friday, January 17, 2020

4
3
Game statistics
28 Shots 30
0 / 2 Power Plays 2 / 5
7 / 14 PIM 5 / 21
12-8-1 Records 13-6-5
GOAL SCORERS
New Hampshire Providence
Kohei Sato (7)
1st/0:54
Angus Crookshank (11)
1st/15:23
Max Gildon (6)
1st/18:39
Vimal Sukumaran (3)
2nd/9:09 PP
Parker Ford (8)
2nd/15:22 PP
Vimal Sukumaran (4)
3rd/13:38
Angus Crookshank (12)
3rd/16:15  GW
GOALTENDERS
New Hampshire Providence
Mike Robinson
60:00, 27 Saves, 3 GA
(W, 6-8-1)
Michael Lackey
58:55, 24 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 13-6-5)

Empty Net
1:05, 0 GA