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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: UMass-Lowell Game Thread (7:00 PM Eastern)

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No. 1 Boston College Eagles (5-1-0, 3-0-0 Hockey East) vs. UMass-Lowell River Hawks (2-1-1, 0-0-0 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
Place: Lowell, Ma.
Arena: Tsongas Arena
Capacity: 6,496

TV: Nope
Radio:
FM 98.5 Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-play-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: BCEagles.com and cbsbostonsports.com - and it will be carried by the CBS Boston mobile app available for iPhone and Android

Series: BC and UMass-Lowell have previously met 93 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 57-33-7.
Last Meeting: Boston College 5, UMass-Lowell 1 (Jan. 29, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 5, UMass-Lowell 1 (January 29, 2011)
W - Boston College 5, UMass-Lowell 3 (January 22, 2011)
W - Boston College 5, UMass-Lowell 2 (November 2, 2010)
W - Boston College 2, UMass-Lowell 1 (February 13, 2010)
L - UMass-Lowell 4, Boston College 1 (February 12, 2010)

Trends: BC has won four straight over the River Hawks, including a 3-0 record last season. The Eagles are 40-16-2 (.690 win percentage) under head coach Jerry York.

UMass-Lowell's Leading Scorers: Jr. Riley Wetmore (3-2-5), So. Derek Arnold (2-2-4), Sr. Matt Ferreira (2-1-3)
UMass-Lowell's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Brian Robbins (1-1-0, 2.48 GAA, .896 SV%)

 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 3, UMass-Lowell 2
Record-to-date: 5-1-0