Junior forward Jamie Engelbert had a goal and an assist for the Friars
Balanced Scoring Attack Sends Providence Past New Hampshire, 6-1
Junior forward Jamie Engelbert and freshman forward Riley Duran each had a goal and an assist for the Friars

Box Score

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Riley Duran and Jamie Engelbert each recorded two points, while six different players found the back of the net as the No. 8 Providence College men's hockey team improved to 3-0 in Hockey East play with a 6-1 victory over New Hampshire on Friday night at Schneider Arena.

No. 8 Providence - 6 | New Hampshire - 1

Providence - 6-2-0, 3-0-0 HEA | New Hampshire - 2-4-0, 0-2-0 HEA

Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.

Jaxson Stauber (PC) - 20 saves
Austin Cain (PC) - 4 saves
Mike Robinson (UNH) - 15 saves
David Fessenden (UNH) - 11 saves


-Michael Citara put the Friars on the board, 1-0, at 4:31. Off a pass from Guillaume Richard, the freshman drove to the net and beat Robinson to the far post for his first collegiate goal.

-Brett Berard found the back of the net off a turnover, giving the Friars a two-goal cushion less than two minutes later. Berard was unassisted on his seventh goal of the season.

-The Friars outshot the Wildcats 8-6 in the opening 20 minutes and carried their 2-0 lead into the first intermission.

-Kohen Olischefski extended the Friars lead to 3-0 in the opening 41 seconds of the second period. Olischefski was assisted by Mike Callahan and Jamie Engelbert on his third goal of the season.

-New Hampshire's Eric MacAdams earned a 10-minute misconduct at 10:01 of the second period.

-Riley Duran cashed in on a turnover just 30 seconds later to make it 4-0 at 10:31. Duran finished off a turnover in front of the Wildcats' net for his second tally of the season.

-The Friars increased their lead to 5-0 with a goal from Max Crozier at 11:39. Matt Koopman fed the puck to Crozier who's deflected off a UNH defenseman and over Fessenden's shoulder. Cam McDonald also earned an assist on the play.

- Jamie Engelbert made it 6-0 for the Friars at the 17:51 mark of the second period. Engelbert finished off a tape-to-tape pass from Duran on a odd-man rush. The goal served as the second point of the night for both Engelbert and Duran.

-New Hampshire scored their lone goal at the 8:41 mark of the final period, 6-1, by Luke Reid. Reid was assisted by Ryan Verrier and Jackson Pierson.

-Jaxson Stauber finished the night with 20 saves over 51:40 in net, including 11 saves in the second period.

-Graduate transfer Austin Cain made his Friar debut, recording four saves in 8:14 minutes spent between the pipes.

-Riley Duran and Jamie Engelbert both registered their first career multi-point games.

-The Friars extended their winning streak over the Wildcats to five games.


Goals: Six players (1)
Assists: Six players (1)
Points: Duran, Engelbert (2)
Shots: Berard (5)


Providence - 0/2
UNH - 0/3


Providence - 32
UNH - 25


The Friars will travel to Durham, N.H. tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 30, for their third straight game against the Wildcats. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.