Massachusetts Minutemen (7-11-2, 4-8-1 Hockey East) vs. No. 2/2 Boston College Eagles (13-4-2, 10-3-1 Hockey East)
Time: 7:05 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum / Kelley Rink
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android
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Opponents Site: Fear The Triangle
Series: BC and Massachusetts have previously met 69 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 54-12-3.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (November 4, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (November 4, 2012)
W - Boston College 5, Massachusetts 4 (OT) (October 19, 2012)
W - Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (March 10, 2012)
W - Boston College 2, Massachusetts 1 (March 9, 2012)
L - Massachsuetts 4, Boston College 0 (January 13, 2012)
Trends: Boston College has scored 65 goals (by 15 different Eagles) and is averaging 3.42 goals per game, a mark good for second in Hockey East and seventh among all teams in college hockey. The Eagles are a perfect 6-0-0 at home in Hockey East play this year and unbeaten on the year overall (8-0-1). BC is outscoring HEA opponents 26-12 at home this season.
UMass's Leading Scorers: Jr. Branden Gracel (8-10-18), Jr. Conor Sheary (4-10-14), Jr. Conor Allen (5-8-13)
UMass's Leading Goaltender: So. Kevin Boyle (7-7-2, 2.60 GAA, .900 SV%)
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