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The Boston College Eagles hockey team kicks off the 22nd annual Mariucci Classic with a first round date with the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. Coach Jerry York needs one more victory to become college hockey's all-time winningest coach.
Alabama-Huntsville Chargers (3-14-1) vs. No. 1/1 Boston College Eagles (11-2-1, 9-2-1 Hockey East)
What: York's second crack at history
Time: 5:07 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, December 29, 2012
Place: Minneapolis, Mn.
Arena: Mariucci Arena
TV: gophersports.com ($10)
Online Audio: bceagles.com (free)
Radio Announcers: Adam Kaufman (play-by-play), Bob Beers (analyst)
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Series: First ever meeting between Boston College and Alabama-Huntsville.
Trends: York needs one more victory to break the all-time wins record held by Ron Mason. The Eagles are making their fifth appearance in the Mariucci Classic, having played in the inaugural tournament in 1991. BC has a 3-5 overall record in the classic, including a 3-3 record under Coach York. UAH is 2-1-1 at home this season and 1-13-0 on the road.
Alabama-Huntsville's Leading Scorers: So. Kyle Lysaght (4-4-8), So. Jeff Vanderlugt (5-2-7), So. Graeme Strukoff (3-4-7)
Alabama-Huntsville's Leading Goaltender: Sr. John Griggs (2-11-1, 3.81 GAA, .900 SV%)
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Prediction: Boston College 5, Alabama-Huntsville 0