#2 Boston College Eagles (17-6-0, 12-5-0 Hockey East) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (4-19-2, 3-15-0 Hockey East)
Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Place: Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell (6,496), Lowell, Ma.
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: The Eagles defeated the River Hawks 5-3 to move into first place in the Hockey East standings.
Series: Boston College holds a 56-33-7 edge in the all-time series.
Last Meeting at Tsongas Center: UMass Lowell 4, Boston College 1 (February 12, 2010)
Trends: Boston College is 8-1 at home in Hockey East this season and just 5-4 (though they have won three of their last four Hockey East road games). BC has a +27 goal differential at home in Hockey East play and just a +1 goal differential on the road in conference.
UMass Lowell's Leading Scorers: So. Riley Wetmore (11-12-23), Jr. David Vallorani (8-12-20), Jr. Matt Ferreira (8-7-15)
UMass Lowell's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Doug Carr (3-11-1, 3.82 GAA, .890 SV%)
The Eagles go for the regular season series sweep over UMass Lowell tonight at Tsongas Arena. Faceoff is at 7:00PM.
Prediction: Boston College 4, UMass Lowell 1