The No. 2 Boston College men's hockey team will host No. 7 Vermont Catamounts in a best-of-three game quarterfinal round series Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 17 at Kelley Rink. Friday's game is on TV on the NBC Sports Network.
No. 7 Vermont Catamounts (11-17-6, 8-13-6 Hockey East) vs. No. 2 Boston College Eagles (20-10-4, 15-9-3 Hockey East)
What: Hockey East Tournament Quarterfinals, Game 1
Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Conte Forum
TV: NBC Sports Network
Announcers: Steve Schlanger (play-by-play), Ken Hodge (analyst)
Radio: 98.5 The Sports Hub
Online Audio: bceagles.com
Announcers: Adam Kaufman (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (analyst)
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android
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Series: BC and Vermont have previously met 48 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 31-12-5.
Last Meeting: Boston College 7, Vermont 2 (March 9, 2013)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 7, Vermont 2 (March 9, 2013)
T - Boston College 4, Vermont 4 (March 8, 2013)
W - Boston College 4, Vermont 1 (February 1, 2013)
W - Boston College 4, Vermont 0 (March 3, 2012)
W - Boston College 5, Vermont 1 (March 2, 2012)
Trends: The Eagles are unbeaten in their last seven games against the Catamounts (6-0-1). Boston College has won a record 11 tournament titles and is 59-23-2 (.714 win percentage) in Hockey East postseason play in 27 league championships. Boston College six senior players -- Mullane, Wey, Whitney, Alber, Dyroff and Milner -- have a 12-0 record in Hockey East Tournament competition. Boston College has won 85.5 percent of its games played after Feb. 1 over the last four seasons. BC is 51-7-4 in those games.
Vermont's Leading Scorers: Sr. Chris McCarthy (13-17-30), So. Jacob Fallon (9-12-22), So. Kyle Reynolds (9-11-20)
Vermont's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Brody Hoffman (11-17-6, 2.82 GAA, .905 SV%)
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