UMass-Lowell River Hawks (3-18-2, 3-14-0 Hockey East) at #3 Boston College Eagles (16-6-0, 12-5-0 Hockey East)
Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2010
Place: Conte Forum/Kelley Rink (7,884), Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Internet Radio: BCEagles.com (Jon Rish play-by-play and Ken Hodge color)
Internet Video: Video stream available on a pay-per-view basis through BCEagles.com
Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated the Terriers 3-2 to sweep the season series with Boston University.
Series: Boston College holds a 55-33-7 edge in the all-time series.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 5, UMass Lowell 2 (November 2, 2010)
Trends: Boston College is 7-1 at home in Hockey East this season, including a 5-2 win over Lowell back on November 2. BC is outscoring Hockey East opponents 32-10 at home this season. Lowell is 1-10-2 in road games this season and 1-8-0 in Hockey East road games. The River Hawks have been outscored 57-29 on the road this season.
UMass Lowell's Leading Scorers: So. Riley Wetmore (10-10-20), Jr. David Vallorani (7-9-16), Jr. Matt Ferreira (6-6-12)
UMass Lowell's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Doug Carr (3-11-1, 3.82 GAA, .890 SV%)
Prediction: Boston College 3, UMass Lowell 1