#1 Boston College (0-0-0, 0-0-0 Hockey East) at Northeastern Huskies (0-1-0, 0-1-0 Hockey East)
What: BC's National Championship title defense begins
Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2010
Place: Matthews Arena (capacity 4,666), Boston, MA
Internet: Northeastern Huskies Official Streaming Website ($)
Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated Wisconsin 5-0 to win the school's fourth National Championship and third of the last decade.
Series: BC and Northeastern have previously met 206 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 148-45-13.
Last Meeting: Boston College 7, Northeastern 1 (February 21, 2010)
Last Meeting at Matthews Arena: Northeastern 3, Boston College 2 (February 19, 2010)
Trends: Northeastern is 6-4 in their last 10 games against the Eagles. Boston College hasn't won in their last 3 Hockey East openers (0-2-1).
Northeastern's Returning Scorers: Sr. Wade MacLeod (14-16-30), Sr. Tyler McNeely (12-16-28), So. Garrett Vermeersch (5-18-23)
Northeastern's Returning Goaltender: So. Chris Rawlings (15-14-2, 2.83 GAA, .913 SV%)
Look on the bright side. The college hockey season is upon us! The title defense begins tonight on the road in a hostile Matthews Arena in front of a sellout crowd. Boston College de-commit Cody Ferriero will get his first crack at his former team.
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