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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: Yale Game Thread (4:00 PM)

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No. 5 Boston College Eagles (9-4-0, 7-2-0 Hockey East) vs. No. 8 Yale Bulldogs (5-2-1, 3-1-0 ECAC)

Time: 4:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2011
Place: New Haven, Ct.
Arena: Ingalls Rink
Capacity: 3,486

TV: Nope
Online Audio: BCEagles.com
Announcer: Adam Kauffman (play-by-play)

Series: BC and Yale have previously met 53 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 42-11-0.
Last Meeting: Boston College 9, Yale 7 (March 28, 2010, NCAA Tournament Regional final)
Last Meeting at Ingalls Rink: Boston College 1, Yale 0 (January 11, 2005)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 9, Yale 7 (March 28, 2010)
W - Boston College 1, Yale 0 (January 11, 2005)
W - Boston College 2, Yale 1 (January 6, 2002)
L - Yale 4, Boston College 3 (November 7, 2000)
W - Boston College 3, Yale 1 (January 16, 2000)

Trends: After scoring at least four goals in eight of its first nine games, BC has been held to two goals or fewer in four straight. BC has won three straight over Yale, but only by four goals. BC is 2-2-0 in non-conference play this season. The Eagles are 5-1-0 against Yale under Coach York.

Yale's Leading Scorers: So. Kenny Agostino (3-6-9), Sr. Brian O'Neill (3-5-8), Jr. Andrew Miller (1-6-7)
Yale's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Jeff Malcolm (5-2-1, 2.099 GAA, .932 SV%)

 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, Yale 2
Record-to-date: 9-4-0