No. 2/2 Boston College Eagles (11-2-0, 9-2-0 Hockey East) vs. Providence Friars (7-6-1, 5-4-0 Hockey East)
What: York's first crack at history
Time: 7:05 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, December 2, 2012
Place: Providence, R.I.
Arena: Schneider Arena
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play), Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com
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Series: BC and Providence have previously met 164 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 106-45-12.
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Providence 2 (March 16, 2012, Hockey East Semifinal)
Last Meeting at Schneider Arena: Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 24, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 4, Providence 2 (March 16, 2012, Hockey East Semifinal)
W - Boston College 7, Providence 0 (February 25, 2012)
W - Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 24, 2012)
W - Boston College 4, Providence 1 (December 6, 2011)
W - Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 11, 2011)
Trends: York needs one more victory to break the all-time wins record held by Ron Mason. BC won all four meetings last season, including a 4-2 win in the Hockey East Tournament Semifinal. BC outscored the Friars by a combined score of 18-3 in the four meetings. PC's freshman goaltender Jon Gillies has allowed two or fewer goals in 11 of 14 starts this season.
Providence's Leading Scorers: Jr. Derek Army (4-5-9), Four tied with 8 points
Providence's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Jon Gillies (7-6-1, 1.88 GAA, .930 SV%)
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Prediction: Boston College 3, Providence 2