Sophomore forward Jamie Engelbert scored the game-winning goal for the Friars
Providence College Rallies To Earn Weekend Sweep With 3-2 Win Over New Hampshire
Brett Berard, Tyce Thompson and Jamie Engelbert each scored a goal in the third period for the Friars

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brett Berard, Tyce Thompson, and Jamie Engelbert all scored in the opening 4:59 of the final period as the No. 17 Providence College men's hockey team rallied from a two-goal deficit to a 3-2 win over New Hampshire on Sunday afternoon at Schneider Arena.


Providence - 3 | New Hampshire - 2


No. 17 Providence - 7-5-4 (7-5-4 HEAM) | New Hampshire- 3-10-2 (3-10-2 HEAM)


Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.


Jaxson Stauber (PC) - 29 saves
Mike Robinson (UNH) - 18 saves


-UNH's Angus Crookshank got the Wildcats on the board early, 1:24 into the game with his fourth goal of the season.

-The Friars successfully held the Wildcats off the scoreboard on a full 5-on-3 UNH power play after Brett Berard and Greg Printz were called for boarding and holding, respectively. Providence finished the night a perfect 7-of-7 on the penalty kill.

-The Wildcats improved their lead to 2-0 with a goal from Eric MacAdams at 17:26 of the second period.

-UNH's Kohei Sato was ejected for contact to the head at 18:27 of the second period, giving the Friars power play for five minutes. Providence carried the power play into the third period with 3:27 left in the penalty.

-Brett Berard finally broke through for the Friars on the power play at 1:21, assisted by Ben Mirageas and Matt Tugnutt. Tugnutt fed Berard for a one-timer, cutting the deficit 2-1 for his second goal of the year.

-Tyce Thompson got on the board with his sixth of the season at 3:32 to equalize the score at 2-2 just as the power play ended. Patrick Moynihan earned the assist on Thompson's goal.

-Jamie Engelbert followed up at 4:59 to put the Friars ahead 3-2 on his second goal of the season and of the weekend. Engelbert forced a turnover along the Wildcat goal line and stuffed a shot short side on Robinson.

-Jaxson Stauber finished the night with 29 saves to improve his season totals to a 1.76 GAA and .930 save percentage.

-Providence extended its unbeaten streak to five games (3-0-2) and earned its first sweep of the 2020-21 season.

-The Friars outscored the Wildcats by a 7-0 margin in third periods of this weekend's series.


Goals: Berard, Thompson, Engelbert (1)
Assists: Mirageas, Moynihan, Tugnutt (1)
Points: Berard, Thompson, Engelbert, Mirageas, Moynihan, Tugnutt (1)
Shots: Moynihan (4)


Providence - 1/3
New Hampshire - 0/7


Providence - 21
New Hampshire - 31

Game Summary

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Game statistics
31 Shots 21
0 / 7 Power Plays 1 / 3
4 / 19 PIM 8 / 16
3-10-2 Records 7-5-4
New Hampshire Providence
Angus Crookshank (4)
Eric MacAdams (3)
Brett Berard (2)
3rd/1:21 PP
Tyce Thompson (6)
Jamie Engelbert (2)
3rd/4:59  GW
New Hampshire Providence
Mike Robinson
58:42, 18 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 3-9-2)

Empty Net
1:18, 0 GA
Jaxson Stauber
60:00, 29 Saves, 2 GA
(W, 7-3-4)