2011-12 Boston College Hockey: North Dakota Game Thread (8:37 PM Eastern, Fox College Sports)

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No. 5 Boston College Eagles (1-0-0, 0-0-0 Hockey East) vs. No. 3 North Dakota Fighting Sioux (1-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA)

What: 2011 Ice Breaker Tournament Final
Time: 8:37 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2011
Place: Grand Forks, N.D.
Arena: Ralph Engelstad Arena
Capacity: 11,634

TV: FCS (DirecTV 617 or 623) ... or the Big 12 Showcase (either way)
TV Announcers: Pat Sweeney (play-by-play) and Jim Scanlan (color analyst)
Online: All four games will also be available via a webcast on http://www.fightingsioux.com on a pay-per-view basis.
Radio: BCEagles.com 
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Brett Peterson (color analyst)

Series: BC and North Dakota have previously met 22 times. North Dakota leads the all-time series 11-10-1.
Last Meeting: Boston College 6, North Dakota 1 (April 10, 2008)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 6, North Dakota 1 (April 10, 2008)
T - Boston College 0, North Dakota 0 (October 19, 2007)
W - Boston College 6, North Dakota 4 (April 5, 2007)
W - Boston College 6, North Dakota 5 (April 6, 2006)
L - North Dakota 6, Boston College 3 (March 26, 2005)

Trends: Boston College is unbeaten in its last four meetings with the Sioux (3-0-1) and holds a 6-3 edge in NCAA Tournament play over North Dakota. The Eagles are 6-3-1 in 10 games against North Dakota under York. Since 1999, BC and North Dakota have met seven times in NCAA Tournament play -- twice in the quarterfinals (1999 and 2005), three times in the semifinals (2006, 2007 and 2008) and twice in the title game (2000 and 2001).

North Dakota's Leading Returning Scorers: Jr. Corban Knight (14-30-44), Sr. Jason Gregoire (25-18-43), Jr. Danny Kristo (8-20-28)
North Dakota's Leading Returining Goaltender: Jr. Aaron Dell (30-7-2, 1.79 GAA, .924 SV%)

 

Bring it home against the Fighting [REDACTED]. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 5, North Dakota 4
Record-to-date: 1-0-0

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