The defending national champion Eagles are currently 11-2-0 and 9-2-0 in the Hockey East Association, while Providence currently sits at 7-6-1, with a 5-4-0 record in the Hockey East. Their contest is slated to start at 7 p.m. ET, and can be seen on Cox.
Elsewhere, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish host the Michigan State Spartans at 7:35 p.m. ET in a game that can be seen on the NBC Sports Network. It's the first game of a back-to-back set that concludes Saturday night. The Spartans are struggling, currently at 4-8-2, while Notre Dame is in second place in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association with an overall record of 11-4-0.
Massachusetts (5-6-2 overall) hosts Colgate (7-7-2) in the first of a back-to-back weekend series as well, beginning at 7 p.m. ET on Friday.
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