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Providence shuts out Quinnipiac 4-0 in Bridgeport

  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

    Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

    Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

    Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

    Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig, center, reacts after being scored on by Providence during the first period of a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament on Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Quinnipiac's Connor Jones is knocked into Providence goalkeeper Jon Gillies during the second period of an NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Providence goaltender Jon Gillies watches the puck during the second period against Quinnipiac in the NCAA men's East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.
  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
  • Providence's Noel Acciari's shot is stopped by Quinnipiac goaltender Michael Garteig (34) as Alex Barron (8) looks on during the first period during a game in the men's NCAA East Regional hockey tournament Friday, March 28, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Jon Gillies made 37 saves and third-seeded Providence beat second-seeded Quinnipiac 4-0 on Friday night in an NCAA East Region semifinal.

Mark Jankowski, Anthony Florentino, Shane Luke, and Trevor Mingoia scored for Providence (22-10-6). The Friars led 1-0 after the first, and scored three second-period goals.

Providence is making its 10th tournament appearance, but the first since 2001. It was the Friars’ first win in the tournament since 1991.

The Friars will play top-seeded Union on Saturday in the regional championship game. The Dutchmen beat Vermont 5-2 in the first semifinal.

Quinnipiac finished the season 24-10-6. This was in just the third NCAA tournament for the Bobcats, who lost to in-state rival Yale in last year’s national championship game.

Quinnipiac’s Michael Garteig made 22 saves.

Union 5, Vermont 2

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Max Novak and Matt Hatch each scored two goals to lead top-seeded Union over Vermont 5-2 on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA East Regional.

Mat Bodie also scored, Kevin Sullivan added three assists and Daniel Carr had two for the Dutchman (29-6-4). Union came into the tournament as the nation’s top-ranked team for the first time in program history after winning the ECAC tournament for the third straight season.

Chris McCarthy had two goals for Vermont (20-15-3), which was making its first NCAA appearance since 2010.

Union is 13-0-1 in its last 14 games. The Dutchmen, who lost to Quinnipiac in last year’s regional championship game in Providence, will Providence on Saturday for a berth in the Frozen Four. Providence beat Quinnipiac 4-0 in the second semifinal.

Midwest

Ferris St. 1, Colgate 0

CINCINNATI — Gerald Mayhew scored a power-play goal midway through the first period, and C.J. Motte made it stand up by turning away 35 shots Friday, leading Ferris State to a 1-0 victory over Colgate in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals.

The second-seeded Bulldogs (29-10-3) advanced to the Midwest Regional final by pulling off their sixth shutout of the season, their fifth with Motte in goal.

Colgate (20-14-5) had more shots on goal, but couldn’t get one past the junior goaltender, who made two impressive stops during a power play in the third period.

He also made a glove save on Spiro Goulakos’ slap shot with 1:37 to go. Colgate’s Tyson Spink was called for cross-checking with 57.9 seconds left, allowing Ferris State to finish it off on a power play.

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