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Eagles vs. Terriers for a spot in the Hockey East Championship Game, just as the college hockey gods intended.
No. 3 Boston University Terriers (20-15-2, 15-10-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 2 Boston College Eagles (22-10-4, 15-9-3 Hockey East)
What: Hockey East Tournament, Semifinals
Time: 8:00 PM (approximately)
Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
Place: Boston, Ma.
Arena: TD Garden
TV: NESN / NBC Sports Network
TV Announcers (NESN): Tom Caron (play-by-play), Craig Janney (analyst), Leah Hextall (rinkside)
TV Announcers (NBC Sports Network): Steve Schlanger (play-by-play), Ken Hodge (analyst)
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play), Brett Peterson (analyst)
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Series: BC and BU have previously met 261 times. BU leads the all-time series 128-116-17.
Last Meeting: Boston University 4, Boston College 2 (November 30, 2012)
Last Meeting in Hockey East Tournament: Boston University 3, Boston College 2 (March 20, 2009)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 5, Boston University 2 (December 1, 2012)
L - Boston University 4, Boston College 2 (November 30, 2012)
W - Boston College 4, Boston University 2 (November 11, 2012)
W - Boston College 3, Boston University 2 (OT) (February 13, 2012)
W - Boston College 6, Boston University 1 (December 3, 2011)
Trends: The Eagles have played 65 games in the Garden - 36 Beanpot competitions, 26 Hockey East tournament games and three NCAA Tournament contests. Boston College has accumulated a 46-18-1 record (.706 win percentage), including a 21-7 record in Hockey East Tournament play. Jerry York is 52-11-1 (.820 win percentage) in 17 Hockey East Tournaments. York-led squads are 31-7 in quarterfinal league play, 11-3 in semifinal competition and 9-2 in championship games.
Boston University's Leading Scorers: Fr. Danny O'Regan (14-22-36), Jr. Matt Nieto (18-17-35), So. Cason Hohmann (10-23-33)
Boston University's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Sean Maguire (12-7-0, 2.59 GAA, .924 SV%)
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