2013-14 Boston College Hockey: Merrimack Game Thread (7:00 PM, bceagles.com)

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Boston College welcomes Merrimack to Kelley Rink for the first time since last November; the Eagles have not lost to the Warriors at home since Oct. 31, 1997.

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Merrimack Warriors (7-15-3, 2-9-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 2 Boston College Eagles (20-4-3, 12-1-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, February 7, 2014
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Kelley Rink, Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV: bceagles.com/allaccess
Radio: WEEI 850 AM
Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (analyst)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHockey #BCvsMC #WeareBC

Opponents Blog: The Mack Report

Series: BC and Merrimack have previously met 84 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 61-21-4.
First Meeting: Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (December 18, 1972)
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (January 21, 2014)
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 4, Merrimack 3 (November 16, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (January 21, 2014)
W - Boston College 2, Merrimack 1 (OT) (February 24, 2013)
L - Merrimack 2, Boston College 1 (OT) (February 15, 2013)
W - Boston College 4, Merrimack 3 (November 16, 2012)
W - Boston College 2, Merrimack 1 (February 18, 2012)

Trends: The Warriors have not won in Chestnut Hill since Oct. 31, 1997. The Eagles are 24-0-3 over that span. Merrimack is 0-5-2 on the road in Hockey East play this season and 1-10-2 overall. York is 46-15-5 all-time vs. the Warriors. The Eagles have won 20 or more games in 15-of-20 seasons under Coach York.

Merrimack's Leading Scorers: Sr. Mike Collins (8-11-19), So. Brian Christie (4-7-11), Fr. Chris LeBlanc (5-5-10)
Merrimack's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Rasmus Tirronen (6-8-3, 2.37 GAA, .912 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

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