Wilkins Scores in Overtime to Lift Providence Past St. Lawrence, 6-5
Sophomore forward Josh Wilkins scores in overtime for Friars

Sophomore forward Josh Wilkins scored in overtime for the Friars
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 1:02  PRV1-0 EV Tommy Davis (1)Jacob Bryson/3, Brandon Duhaime/2
1st 2:45  STL1-1 EV Bo Hanson (1)Carson Gicewicz/2, Jake Stevens/1
1st 4:24  PRV2-1 EV Kasper Björkqvist (2)Vincent Desharnais/2, Ben Mirageas/1
1st 9:20  PRV3-1 PP Kasper Björkqvist (3)Scott Conway/1, Tommy Davis/2
1st 13:30  STL2-3 PP Ben Finkelstein (1)Nolan Gluchowski/2, Jacob Pritchard/2
1st 13:58  PRV4-2 EV Kasper Björkqvist (4)Brian Pinho/1, Josh Wilkins/2
1st 16:50  STL3-4 EV Ryan Garvey (1)Jacob Pritchard/3, Ryan Lough/1
2nd 3:00  PRV5-3 EV Brian Pinho (1)Vincent Desharnais/3, Josh Wilkins/3
2nd 3:24  STL4-5 EV Joe Sullivan (2)Bo Hanson/2, Mike Marnell/2
3rd 16:35  STL5-5 PP Mike Marnell (1)Joe Sullivan/1, Nolan Gluchowski/3
OT 2:47  PRV6-5 EV GW Josh Wilkins (2)Jacob Bryson/4, Brian Pinho/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd OT Final
Providence  41016
St. Lawrence  31105
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd OT SOG
Providence  9812231
St. Lawrence  10710027
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Providence (3-1-0)  1/6 8/16 0
St. Lawrence (0-5-0)  2/7 8/27 0
Providence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Hayden Hawkey (W, 3-1-0)62:435 769022
Empty Net0:040      
St. Lawrence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 OT Saves
Arthur Brey (L, 0-5-0)62:326 5712125
Empty Net0:150      

CANTON, N.Y. - Sophomore Josh Wilkins' goal 2:47 into overtime gave the No. 10/9 Providence College men's hockey team a thrilling 6-5 win over St. Lawrence on Friday night at Appleton Arena.


No. 10/9 Providence - 6 | St. Lawrence - 5


Providence - 3-1-0 (0-1-0 HEA) | St. Lawrence - 0-5-0 (0-0-0 ECAC)


Appleton Arena - Canton, N.Y.


Hawkey (PC) - 22 saves
Brey (SLU) - 25 saves


- The teams combined for seven goals in the first period.

- Graduate transfer Tommy Davis got the scoring started just 1:02 into the first period and added an assist for his first multi-point game in a Friar uniform.

- Freshman defenseman Ben Mirageas tallied his first collegiate point with an assist in the first period.

- Providence hit the six-goal mark for the first time this season and the second-consecutive game against St. Lawrence.

- Providence earns its first win at Appleton Arena since 2002.

- The Saints tied the game late in regulation on a 5-on-3 advantage.

- Wilkins' overtime goal was the fourth game-winning tally of his career.

- Björkqvist's three goals tonight matched his season total from 2016-17 and he now leads the Friars with four goals this season.

- The Friars have now won seven-consecutive games on the road against non-league opponents dating back to last season.

- Björkqvist, Pinho, and Wilkins all tallied three-point games.

- Vincent Desharnais recorded his first career multi-point game with two assists.

- Desharnais, Davis, and Bryson all recorded two points from the Friar blueline.

- Bryson and Pinho finished at a game-high +3 rating.

- Björkqvist and Conway led the Friars with four shots on goal each.


1-0 (PC) - 1:03/1st - EV - Tommy Davis (Bryson, Duhaime) - Snap shot from the point through a screen.

1-1 (SLU) - 2:35 - EV - Bo Hanson (Gicewicz) - Slap shot from the point through a screen.

2-1 (PC) - 4:24/1st - EV - Kasper Björkqvist (Desharnais, Mirageas) - Breakaway short side shot off a home run pass from Desharnais.

3-1 (PC) - 9:20/1st - PP - Kasper Björkqvist (Conway, Davis) - Centering feed that deflecting off a Saints defender.

3-2 (SLU) - 13:30/1st - PP - Ben Finkelstein - Wrist shot through a screen from the top of the circles.

4-2 (PC) - 13:58/1st - EV - Kasper Björkqvist - Stuff shot on a loose puck in the crease.

4-3 (SLU) - 16:50/1st - EV - Ryan Garvey (Pritchard, Lough) - Wrist shot from the top left circle.

5-3 (PC) - 3:00/2nd - EV - Brian Pinho (Desharnais, Wilkins) - Re-direct off a point shot from Desharnais.

5-4 (SLU) - 3:24/2nd - EV - Joe Sullivan (Hanson) - Wrist shot through a screen from the slot.

5-5 (SLU) - 16:35/3rd - PP - Mike Marnell (Sullivan) - Cleaned up a loose puck in the crease after a net drive.

6-5 (PC) - 2:47/OT - EV - Josh Wilkins (Bryson, Pinho) - Re-direct off a point shot from Bryson over the shoulder of Brey.


Goals: Björkqvist (3)
Assists: Desharnais, Bryson, Wilkins (2)
Points: Björkqvist, Pinho, Wilkins (3)
Shots: Björkqvist, Conway (4)


Providence - 1/5
St. Lawrence - 2/7

SHOTS (blocked)

Providence - 31
St. Lawrence - 27


The Friars conclude their two-game North Country road trip at No. 12/10 Clarkson on Saturday night at Cheel Arena.