In front of a packed Whittemore Center house of 6500 plus fans the University of New Hampshire Men’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep over Providence College with a 5-1 win Saturday evening.
Senior Captain Mike Sislo (#19) leads the celebration as the Wildcats strung together a four goal second period
Sophomore Austin Block (#3) fights for the puck. Block scored one of four UNH goals in the second period.
Senior Paul Thompson (#17) slides his way into Providence College goalie Alex Beaudry (#35) never taking his eyes off the puck
Tempers flailed between UNH and Providence College as they finished their home at home weekend in Durham, New Hampshire
UNH goalie Matt DiGirolamo (#30) and Sophomore defenseman Connor Hardowa (#2) block the line of the incoming puck.
Junior Blake Kessel (#20) gets tied up fighting for possession with Providence College Right Wing Matt Germain (#25) against the glass
Sophomore Dalton Speelman (#10) and Senior Paul Thompson (#17) attempt to drop the puck in the net against Providence College goalie Alex Beaudry (#35)
Sophomore George Burke (#26) skates past the Wildcat bench. Burke scored UNH’s fourth goal on the night.
Senior Paul Thompson (#17) skates past the Providence College defenders. Thompson scored his team leading 20th goal and had an assist on the night.
Matt Campanale (#24), John Henrion (#16) and Damon Kipp (#4) celebrate one of Wildcats five goals on the night.
The puck in the glove was a familiar site as UNH goalie Matt DiGirolamo (#30) made 37 saves on the night.
Junior Blake Kessel (#20) watches the puck hit the corner as he pushes it out of against Providence College Right Wing Ben Farrer
UNH Sophomore Dalton Speelman (#10) shields the puck into the boards. Speelman had a productive night scoring a goal and adding an assist.
Sophomore John Henrion (#16) scored UNH’s fifth goal of the night. It was Henrion’s 15th goal of the season.
Senior captain Mike Sislo (#19) looks on as the Wildcats continued their strong offensive presence scoring five goals for the second straight night. Sislo recorded his team leading 23rd assist.
Paul Thompson is one point shy of 100 for his career. He will become the third granite stater in UNH history to hit the century mark.
UNH Sophomore Dalton Speelman (#10) blocks the line sight of Providence goalie Alex Beaudry (#35)
UNH drops the puck again at the Whittemore Center for a Friday and Saturday match up against the University of Maine. Friday’s game start at 7:30pm and Saturday’s at 7pm, both can be seen on NESN.