Monds selects four-goal rally as No. 12/11 in men’s hockey against Vermont, 4-3
BURLINGTON, Vermont – Cody Mons scored the winning goal with 6:00 to play and Jaxson stauber stopped 19 shots in the third period as the No. 12/11 men’s hockey team from Providence College recovered from a 3-0 deficit to beat Vermont, 4-3, on Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse.
N ° 12/11 Providence – 4 | Vermont – 3
Providence – 9-5-0, 5-3-0 HEA | Vermont – 1-7-1, 1-3-1 HEA
Gutterson Fieldhouse – Burlington, Vermont.
Jaxson stauber (PC) – 37 stops
Darion Hanson (UConn) – 29 stops
–The Friars fell to an early hole as Vermont struck twice in the 4:03 game opener on goals from Ray Vitolins and Philip Lagunov.
– The Catamounts increased their lead to 3-0 with 24 seconds left on Simon Jellus’ fourth goal of the season.
– The momentum turned at 4:54 of the second period as Vitolins received a major conduct and five-minute game foul for a collision.
– Providence only broke 13 seconds into the major power play as Patrick Moynihan buried his third goal of the season to make it a 3-1 game.
– Max Crozier found a point seam just 23 seconds later to make it a one-goal game with his fourth goal of the season.
– Moynihan equalized at 6:32 of the period with his second of the game and fourth of the season. The Friars scored three power play goals in 1:25.
–Stauber held firm on two Vermont power play chances in the third period, making 19 total saves in the final quarter.
– With 6:00 to go, Crozier unleashed an extended pass on Monds’ stick and the rookie slipped a forehand to the far post to give the Friars the advantage.
– Tyler Harmon left for the extra attacker for the 1:57 Final, but Stauber and the Friars held on for their third straight win.
– Friday marked the second time this season that Providence has won in regulation after being led by three goals in a game (Oct. 22 vs. Denver).
– Crozier, Moynihan, Monds, Guillaume Richard and Nick fish all scored two points for the Brothers.
– Poisson, the reigning Hockey East Player of the Week, leads Hockey East with 14 assists and is second in scorers with 17 points.
– The Friars are 6 of 11 on the power play in the last two games and have three power play goals in one game this season for the third time.
HIGHEST IN PC GAME
Goals: Moynihan (2)
Assists: Poisson, Richard (2)
Points: five players (2)
Shots: Mons (5)
Providence – 3/6
Vermont – 1/6
Providence – 33
Vermont – 40
The Friars will conclude the two-game series against the Catamounts on Saturday, November 20 at 7:05 p.m.
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