Providence Sextet Wins Eastern Hockey Crown

Top-seeded Providence College captured by edging St. Lawrence 8-1 Saturday night at the to take third place.

Since, St. Lawrence announced at the start of the season that it would not participate in the NCAA tournament. Providence and R.P.I. will represent the East in this week's national championship play in Denver.

Providence took a 2-1 lead over St. Lawrence with only '78 left to play in the game is a hard shot by Jack through the most valuable of the player of the tournament, into the in favor of a sixth forward.

R.P.I. in copping the second NCAA berth. Clarkson, the team that beat defending champion Harvard last Tuesday, had a hard time in Boston, to Providence Friday before to R.P.I.

Also on Friday, St. Lawrence had nipped the Engineers 2-1 to move into the finals.