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Gillies, Jankowski lead Providence to victory over Quinnipiac

The Flames prospects came up big for the Friars in their first NCAA Tournament game

Friday, 28.03.2014 / 8:20 PM / Future Watch
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
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Gillies, Jankowski lead Providence to victory over Quinnipiac
The Flames prospects came up big for the Friars in their first NCAA Tournament game

CALGARY, AB -- In their first NCAA Tournament game, Calgary Flames prospects Mark Jankowski and Jon Gillies came up big for the Providence College Friars.

Jankowski, who was the Flames 2012 first round pick, scored the game-winner at the 3:37 mark of the first period and the Friars added three more goals in the second stanza, collecting a 4-0 victory over the Quinnipiac Bobcats.

Gillies made 37 saves in the victory. The Flames 2012 third round pick is now 19-8-5 this season with four shutouts to his name. His GAA sits at 2.13 and he has a .931 save percentage through 33 games.

Providence will move on to face Union on Saturday in the East Regional final.

It was Providence's first NCAA Tournament victory since 1991.

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