No. 9/9 Merrimack Warriors (15-7-6, 11-6-4 Hockey East) vs. No. 3/4 Boston College Eagles (19-10-1, 13-7-1 Hockey East)
What: Jerry York's first opportunity at career win 900
Time: 7:05 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, February 17, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum
Radio: FM 98.5 The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Online Video: bceagles.com ($)
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android
Series: BC and Merrimack have previously met 78 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 54-20-4.
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 2, Merrimack 2 (OT) (January 8, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:
T - Boston College 2, Merrimack 2 (OT) (January 8, 2012)
W - Boston College 5, Merrimack 3 (March 19, 2011)
L - Merrimack 5, Boston College 3 (November 26, 2010)
L - Merrimack 4, Boston College 2 (October 30, 2010)
W - Boston College 3, Merrimack 2 (October 29, 2010)
Trends: Jerry York is seeking his 900th career win. Boston College has won five straight games heading into the weekend series with Merrimack with three of the five games being one goal games, which includes two OT victories. BC has a 42-14-4 record against the Warriors under Coach York. The Eagles are riding a 25-game home unbeaten streak against Merrimack.
Merrimack's Leading Scorers: Sr. Ryan Flanigan (8-15-23), Sr. Jesse Todd (10-12-22), So. Mike Collins (7-12-19)
Merrimack's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Joe Cannata (14-7-6, 2.08 GAA, .928 SV%)
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Prediction: Boston College 4, Merrimack 2