Sophomore goaltender Philip Svedebäck made 20 saves for the Friars
Svedebäck, Providence College Shut Out New Hampshire, 2-0
Sophomore goaltender Philip Svedebäck made 20 saves for the Friars

Box Score - Highlights

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The No. 7/9 Providence College men's hockey scored early and finished with a sound defensive effort in a 2-0 victory over No. 15/16 New Hampshire on Saturday, November 4 at Schneider Arena. Goaltender Philip Svedebäck stood tall, stopping all 20 shots faced en route to his first shutout of the 2023-24 season.

No. 15/16 New Hampshire (4-2-1, 2-1-1 HEA) | No. 7/9 Providence (6-1-2, 2-0-2 HEA)

New Hampshire - 0 | Providence - 2

Schneider Arena - Providence, R.I.

Philip Svedebäck (PC) - 20 saves, 0 goal against
Jakob Hellsten (UNH) - 15 saves, 2 goals against


- Blueliner Guillaume Richard gave the Friars the early 1-0 lead, burying his first goal of the 2023-24 season just 1:39 into the first period. Connor Kelley and Hudson Malinoski found him on the play.

- Jamie Engelbert tallied his second goal of the season late in the second period, extending the Friars' advantage to 2-0 with just under two minutes to play in the middle frame. Chase Yoder and Graham Gamache each notched an assist on the scoring effort.

- Neither team broke through offensively in the third period, bringing about Saturday's final 2-0 decision. New Hampshire pulled goaltender Jakob Hellsten with 2:30 remaining in the third period, but the Wildcats were unable to find the back of the net.

- Netminder Philip Svedebäck earned his second-career shutout in the win and stopped 48-of-49 shots he faced over the weekend.

- Six different Friars tallied points Saturday night, including one first-of-season goal from defenseman Guillaume Richard.

- Captain Chase Yoder paced the Friars in shots, finishing with three registered attempts on net. Five different Friars notched a pair of shots on goal.

- Providence extends their unbeaten streak to seven games (5-0-2) and remain unbeaten in Hockey East play (2-0-2).

- The Friars penalty kill streak was extended to 31-consecutive kills over the last six games.

- Providence ends the weekend in first place in the Hockey East standings with nine points.


Goals: Richard, Engelbert (1)

Assists: Malinoski, Gamache, Yoder, Kelley (1)

Points: Richard, Engelbert, Malinoski, Gamache, Yoder, Kelley (1)

Shots: Yoder (3)


New Hampshire - 0/4
Providence - 0/3


New Hampshire - 20
Providence - 17


The Friars stay home next Friday night as Providence welcomes Northeastern University to Schneider Arena with a 7 PM puck drop.