CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Nick Poisson notched two goals and an assist and Jaxson Stauber stopped all 29 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as the No. 18 Providence College men's hockey team downed Boston College, 7-0, on Friday night at Conte Forum.
No. 18 Providence - 7 | Boston College - 0
Providence - 16-9-1, 7-7-0 HEA | Boston College - 10-10-3, 5-7-2 HEA
Conte Forum - Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Jaxson Stauber (PC) - 29 saves
Eric Dop (BC) - 28 saves
- After an early Eagles surge, the Friars took control as Riley Duran's one-timer off a feed from Jamie Engelbert beat Eric Dop inside the far post to put Providence up 1-0.
- The Friar power play went to work and cashed in as Nick Poisson's one-timer gave the Friars a 2-0 lead. It was Poisson's sixth of the season with assists to Crozier and Moynihan.
- Poisson found Kohen Olischefski at the top of the BC crease as the grad transfer finished off the feed at 4:38 of the second period for his seventh strike of the year.
- The Friars added two more goals before the end of the period - Jamie Engelbert on a re-direct for his sixth of the season and Parker Ford added his 12th tally of the year to make it 5-0 after 40 minutes. Newcomer Taige Harding earned his first collegiate point with an assist on the Ford goal.
- Poisson added his second of the evening at 7:15 before Max Crozier capped the scoring with a power-play goal at 18:12 of the final period.
- Stauber recorded the first road shutout by a Friar netminder at Boston College since Boyd Ballard on Jan. 22, 1999. Three of his four shutouts have been against Hockey East opponents this season.
- The Friars recorded seven goals in a game for the fourth time this season.
- Thirteen different players recorded a point on Friday night. Berard and Poisson are now tied for the team lead with 28 points.
PC GAME HIGHS
Goals: Poisson (2)
Assists: Berard, Moynihan, Richard (2)
Points: Poisson (3)
Shots: Four players (4)
Providence - 3/7
Boston College - 0/4
Providence - 35
Boston College - 29
The Friars and Eagles will conclude their season series on Saturday night at Schneider Arena beginning at 6:30 p.m.