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Game Thread: Boston College vs. Wisconsin (National Championship Game)

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#4 Boston College (28-10-3, 16-8-3 Hockey East) vs. #3 Wisconsin Badgers (28-10-4, 17-8-3 WCHA)

What: 2010 NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament National Championship Game
Time:
 7:00 ET
Date: Saturday, Apr. 10, 2010
Place: Ford Field, Detroit, Mi.

Opponent's Blogs: Bucky's Fifth QuarterSixty Minutes. No Alibis. No Regrets.

TV: ESPN

Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated Miami 7-1 to advance to the program's 10 National Title game. Wisconsin made quick work of RIT to advance to their 9th National Title game.

Series: BC and Wisconsin have met 20 times previously. Boston College leads the all-time series 11-9.

Last Meeting: Boston College 5, Wisconsin 4 (Oct. 10, 2008)
Last Meeting in NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 2, Boston College 1 - National Championship Game (Apr. 8, 2006)

Trends: The Eagles are unbeaten in their last 12 games (11-0-1). John Muse is a perfect 7-0 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. Wisconsin is 8-2 in their last 10 games.

Wisconsin's Leading Scorers: So. Derek Stephan (12-42-54), Sr. Michael Davies (20-32-52), Jr. Brendan Smith (15-37-52), Sr. Blake Geoffrion (28-22-50)
Wisconsin's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Scott Gudmandson (20-4-4, 2.28 GAA, .915 SV%)

 

One more win! Let's do this.

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Go Eagles!