The 4th ranked Boston College men's hockey team goes on the road to take on the Providence Friars at Schneider Arena. 7 PM on Cox.
No. 4/4 Boston College Eagles (18-9-3, 13-8-2 Hockey East) vs. Providence Friars (13-10-7, 11-6-6 Hockey East)
Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, March 1, 2013
Place: Providence, R.I.
Arena: Schneider Arena
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play), Andy Powers (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com
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Series: BC and Providence have previously met 165 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 106-45-13.
Last Meeting at Schneider Arena: Boston College 3, Providence 3 (December 7, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:
T - Boston College 3, Providence 3 (December 7, 2012)
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)
Trends: The two teams skated to a 3-3 tie back on December 7, denying Coach York career win 925. The tie snapped a 12-game winning streak by Boston College in the series. PC is currently riding a seven game unbeaten streak. Goalie Jon Gillies has a 1.91 GAA and a .941 save percentage during PC's unbeaten streak. Boston College has won 87.1 percent of its games played after Feb. 1 over the last four seasons. BC is 49-6-3 in those games. Providence is 6-2-3 at home in Hockey East play this season, outscoring opponents 33-20. The Eagles are 6-4-1 on the road in league play, outscoring opponents 33-26.
Providence's Leading Scorers: Jr. Derek Army (13-9-22), So. Ross Mauermann (10-10-20), Sr. Tim Schaller (6-13-19)
Providence's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Jon Gillies (13-8-6, 2.10 GAA, .931 SV%)
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