Relentless defense is key for UMaine hockey vs. Providence, Kerluke says

Posted Oct. 25, 2012, at 6:11 p.m.

Men’s College Hockey

MAINE vs. PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Time, site: 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Schneider Arena, Providence, R.I.

Records: Maine 1-4 (0-0 Hockey East); Providence 1-2-1 (0-1 HE)

Series, last meeting: Maine leads 64-38-6, PC 4-3 on Feb. 10

Key players: Maine — RW Joey Diamond (1 goal, 2 assists), C Stu Higgins (1 & 1), LW Devin Shore (0 & 2), D Mark Nemec (1 & 0), G Dan Sullivan (0-4, 3.23 goals-against average, .875 save percentage), G Matt Morris (1-0, 3.20, .842), Martin Ouellette (has not played yet); Providence — C Ross Mauermann (3 & 2), D Myles Harvey (0 & 5), C Mark Jankowski (2 & 1), RW Paul de Jersey (2 & 1), D Alex Velischek (0 & 2), C Tim Schaller (1 & 0), G Jon Gillies (1-2-1, 2.11, .924)

Maine associate head coach Dan Kerluke’s keys to the game: “We need to execute our game plan. We have to execute on the special teams. Our (0-for-26) power play hasn’t been there yet. It isn’t automatic. It takes time. And we have to be relentless defensively.”

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