The men's hockey team is back in action this afternoon, looking for the weekend sweep of the Providence Friars at Conte Forum. 4 PM on NESN.
Providence Friars (13-11-7, 11-7-6 Hockey East) vs. No. 4/4 Boston College Eagles (19-9-3, 14-8-2 Hockey East)
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum / Kelley Rink
Announcers: Tom Caron (play-by-play), Craig Janney (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play), Andy Powers (analyst)
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Series: BC and Providence have previously met 166 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 107-45-13.
Last Meeting: Boston College 3, Providence 2 (March 1, 2013)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 7, Providence 0 (February 25, 2012)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 3, Providence 2 (March 1, 2013)
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)
Trends: Boston College is 39-15-10 against Providence under coach Jerry York, including a 21-7-3 record at Kelley Rink. BC has won 13 of the last 14 meetings between the teams and is unbeaten in the last 18 (15-0-3).
Providence's Leading Scorers: Jr. Derek Army (13-9-22), So. Ross Mauermann (11-11-22), Sr. Tim Schaller (6-13-19)
Providence's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Jon Gillies (13-9-6, 2.13 GAA, .931 SV%)
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