DURHAM, N.H. - Chase Yoder and Kohen Olischefski scored, Jaxson Stauber made 26 saves for his fifth-career shutout as the No. 12/14 Providence College men's hockey team blanked New Hampshire, 2-0, on Sunday night (Oct. 24) at the Whittemore Center.
#12/14 Providence - 2 | New Hampshire - 0
Providence - 5-2-0, 2-0-0 HEA | New Hampshire - 2-3-0, 0-1-0 HEA
Whittemore Center - Durham, N.H.
Jaxson Stauber (PC) - 26 saves
Mike Robinson (UNH) - 22 saves
-Chase Yoder opened the scoring for the Friars with under five minutes remaining in the first period. Jamie Engelbert fed the puck to Yoder who tucked a backhander behind Robinson, serving as the sophomore's second goal of the season. Cam McDonald earned the secondary assist
-The Friars skated 5-on-3 for 1:03 early into the second period after UNH was whistled for a slash and too many men, but were unable to capitalize on the man-up opportunity.
-Kohen Olischefski cashed in on an odd-man rush with 3:43 remaining in the second period, extending the Friars lead to 2-0. Brett Berard and Uula Ruikka earned assists on the play.
- The Friars' improved to 2-0-0 in Hockey East play this season and have now won four-consecutive games on the road against the Wildcats.
- Stauber earned his first shutout of the season on the win and the fifth of his career.
- Berard has registered a point in all seven games this season and is tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points.
PC GAME HIGHS
Goals: Yoder, Olischefski (1)
Assists: McDonald, Engelbert, Berard, Ruikka (1)
Points: Six players (1)
Shots: Ford (5)
Providence - 0/3
UNH - 0/2
Providence - 24
UNH - 26
The Friars will meet the Wildcats again next weekend for a home-and-home series. Providence will host UNH at Schneider on Friday, Oct. 29 before traveling back to Durham on Saturday, Oct. 30. Both puck drops are scheduled for 7:00 p.m.