Myers Backstops Providence To 2-1 Win Over Northeastern
Junior goaltender Madison Myers makes 40 saves for Friars

Junior goaltender Madison Myers made 40 saves for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 9:35  PRV1-0 EV Christina Putigna (4) -
2nd 10:25  PRV2-0 EV GW Maureen Murphy (3)Blair Parent/2, Avery Fransoo/4
2nd 15:12  NOE1-2 PP Lauren Kelly (1)Brooke Hobson/5, Tori Sullivan/4
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Northeastern  0101
Providence  0202
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Northeastern  1023841
Providence  1281232
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Northeastern (5-4-1)  1/7 3/6 0
Providence (5-2-2)  0/3 7/14 0
Northeastern Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Brittany Bugalski (L, 5-4-1)58:332 1261230
Empty Net1:270     
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Madison Myers (W, 5-2-2)60:001 1022840

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's ice hockey team defeated No. 7 Northeastern University, 2-1, on Oct. 28 at Schneider Arena.


Providence - 2 | No. 7 Northeastern - 1


Providence: 5-2-2 (2-0-0 HE) | Northeastern: 5-4-1 (3-1-0 HE)


Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.


- The first period featured back-and-forth action between the two teams. After one, the Friars led 12-10 in shots.

- Madison Myers (Colchester, Vt) made 10 saves in the opening frame for the Friars.

- Christina Putigna (Grimsby, Ontario) nearly scored for the Friars with about 12:30 remaining of the second period. She tried to stuff home a rebound on the doorstep, but Brittany Bugalski made an impressive sliding save to preserve the 0-0 tie.

- Just three minutes later, Putigna did find the back of the net. She picked up a loose puck on the boards, skated to the slot and fired a wrist shot over Bugalski's pad.

- Fifty seconds later, the Friars doubled their lead. Blair Parent (Blaine, Minn.) took a shot that squeaked through the five-hole of Bugalski. Maureen Murphy (Buffalo, N.Y.) saw the puck sitting in the crease and was able to poke it home. Avery Fransoo (North Battleford, Saskatchewan) was awarded the secondary assist.

- Northeastern's Lauren Kelly scored her first of the season with less than five minutes remaining in the period. Her odd-angle shot from the goal line deflected off the side of Myers' pad and into the net. The power play goal was assisted by Brooke Hobson and Tori Sullivan.

- Myers made a career-high 40 saves in the victory.

- Providence was 0/3 on the power play. They are now a combined 0/13 in the last three games.

- The win was the Friars' first over the Huskies since Nov. 15, 2014. Northeastern had won the last 10 meetings between the two teams.


1-0 (Providence) - 9:35/2nd - EV - Christina Putigna - Shot from the slot

2-0 (Providence) - 10:25/2nd - EV - Maureen Murphy, assisted by Blair Parent and Avery Fransoo - Poked home a loose puck in the crease

2-1 (Northeastern) - 15:12/2nd - PP - Lauren Kelly, assisted by Brooke Hobson and Tori Sullivan - Odd-angle shot from the goal line that deflected in off Myers


Providence: Madison Myers, 5-2-2: 40 saves, 1 goal against
Northeastern: Brittany Bugalski, 5-4-1: 30 saves, 2 goals against


Shots: 32
Face-off percentage: 52.9% (27/51)
Power plays: 0-3 (0%)
Penalty kill: 6-7 (85.7%)

Shots: 41
Face-off percentage: 47.1% (24/51)
Power plays: 1-7 (14.3%)
Penalty kill: 3-3 (100%)


Shots: Brooke Boquist and Blair Parent (5)
Goals: Christina Putigna and Maureen Murphy (1)
Assists: Blair Parent and Avery Fransoo (1)


The Friars continue the series against Northeastern tomorrow (Oct. 29) when they travel to Matthews Arena for a 2:00 p.m. game.