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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: Northeastern Game Thread (7:00 PM)

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Northeastern Huskies (1-5-2, 1-5-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 2 Boston College Eagles (8-2-0, 6-1-0 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, November 11, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Kelley Rink, Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV: Nope
Radio:
FM 98.5 Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-play-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: BCEagles.com 

Series: BC and Northeastern have previously met 213 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 152-47-14.
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Northeastern 3 (OT) (October 22, 2011)
Last Meeting at Kelley Rink: Boston College 7, Northeastern 7 (February 18, 2011) 

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 4, Northeastern 3 (OT) (October 22, 2011)
W - Boston College 5, Northeastern 4 (March 18, 2011)
L - Northeastern 2, Boston College 1 (February 19, 2011)
T - Boston College 7, Northeastern 7 (February 18, 2011)
W - Boston College 7, Northeastern 6 (OT) (February 14, 2011)

Trends: BC is coming off a 4-3 victory over Northeastern in the two team's first matchup at Matthews last month. Boston College is 42-16-5 record in 63 games against the Huskies under head coach Jerry York. The Eagles are unbeaten in their last 15 Hockey East conference games at home (14-0-1). Going back to the start of last season, BC has outscored HEA opponents at home 70-27. 

Northeastern's Leading Scorers: Jr. Justin Daniels (5-2-7), Jr. Vinny Saponari (1-6-7), Sr. Mike McLaughlin (3-2-5)
Northeastern's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Chris Rawlings (1-4-1, 2.93 GAA, .918 SV%)

 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 3, Northeastern 1
Record-to-date: 8-2-0