#3 Boston College Eagles (15-5-0, 11-4-0 Hockey East) at #14 Maine Black Bears (10-6-4, 7-4-2 Hockey East)
Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Sunday, January 16, 2011
Place: Alfond Arena (cap. 5,641), Orono, Me.
Internet Radio: BCEagles.com (Jon Rish play-by-play and Ken Hodge color)
Internet Video: Video stream available on a pay-per-view basis through BCEagles.com
Last Time Out: BC won at Providence 3-1 to move to 11-4-0 in Hockey East play.
Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 57-39-9 (105 games).
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Maine 1 (Nov. 21, 2010)
Last Meeting at Alfond Arena: Boston College 3, Maine 3 (Nov. 21, 2009)
Trends: BC has won seven straight games and nine of its last 10, a streak that dates back to BC's last meeting with Maine. Four of the Eagles' five losses this season have come on the road. The Eagles are 7-0-1 in their last 10 against the Black Bears. Maine is 7-1-1 at home this season, and 5-1-0 at home in Hockey East. After getting off to a fast 6-1-3 start, Maine has gone just 3-5-1 in its last nine.
Maine's Leading Scorers: Jr. Spencer Abbott (12-12-24), Jr. Gustav Nyquist (6-18-24), Sr. Robby Dee (9-12-21)
Maine's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Dan Sullivan (5-4-1, 2.80 GAA, .883 SV%)
Predictions: Boston College 4, Maine 2