Freshman forward Tanner Adams tallied two goals and an assist for the Friars
Providence Skates Past Northeastern, 5-2, to Earn Weekend Sweep
Freshman forward Tanner Adams tallied two goals and an assist for the Friars

Box Score

BOSTON, Mass. - Freshman Tanner Adams registered two goals and an assist as the No. 5/6 Providence College men's hockey team earned a 5-2 victory on the road at Northeastern on Saturday night (Nov. 11) at Matthews Arena. Head Coach Nate Leaman became the program's all-time leader in wins on Saturday night with his 249th victory at Providence.

Northeastern (2-5-0, 0-5-0 HEA) | No. 5/6 Providence (8-1-2, 4-0-2 HEA)

Northeastern - 2 | Providence - 5

Matthews Arena - Boston, Mass.

Philip Svedebäck (PC) - 21 saves, 2 goals against
Cameron Whitehead (NU) - 33 saves, 5 goals against


- The Friars continued their strong shot output in the opening period, outshooting the Huskies by a 17-5 margin.

- Chase Yoder opened the scoring at 8:57 of the first period as he one-timed a feed from Nick Poisson past Whitehead for his fourth goal of the season. Luke Krys also earned an assist on the play.

- Providence extended its lead to 2-0 with 1:34 remaining in the first period as Yoder blocked a shot and gained the Northeastern zone before finding Tanner Adams on the re-direct out front. It was Adams' third goal of the season.

- After a scoreless second period, the teams combined for five goals in the final frame.

- Northeastern converted twice during a pair of major penalties in the third period as Guillaume Richard and Hudson Malinoski were assessed five-minute majors and game misconducts.

- With the game at 2-1, Malinoski extended the lead to 3-1 with a one-timer on the power play for his fourth goal of the season.

- On another major power play, the Huskies cut the lead to 3-2 on a Justin Hyrckowian goal.

- As the major expired, Nick Poisson found Tanner Adams right out of the box and he finished on a breakaway to give the Friars a 4-2 game.

- Jaroslav Chmelar stripped a Northeastern defender and buried a shot past Whitehead to give Providence more insurance at 5-2 with 2:47 to play.

- Philip Svedebäck finished the night with 21 saves to earn his eighth win of the season.

- The Friars extended their unbeaten streak to nine games (7-0-2) with the win.

- Leaman's 249 wins at Providence moves him past Lou Lamoriello for the all-time program lead, a record that stood since 1983.


Goals: Adams (2)
Assists: Poisson (2)
Points: Adams (3)
Shots: Krys, Malinoski (5)


Northeastern - 2/5
Providence - 1/3


Northeastern - 23
Providence - 41


Providence returns to action on Thursday, Nov. 16 as they begin a home-and-home series against UMass at Schneider Arena.