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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: UMass Game Thread (7:00 PM Eastern, CBS3)

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No. 1 Boston College Eagles (8-1-0, 6-0-0 Hockey East) vs. Massachusetts Minutemen (1-4-2, 0-4-2 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2011
Place: Amherst, Ma.
Arena: Mullins Center
Capacity: 8,373

TV: CBS3
Radio:
FM 98.5 Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-play-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: BCEagles.com 

Series: BC and UMass have previously met 63 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 50-10-3.
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Massachusetts 2 (October 21, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 4, Massachusetts 2 (October 21, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, Massachusetts 2 (March 12, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, Massachusetts 1 (March 11, 2011)
W - Boston College 2, Massachusetts 1 (February 26, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, Massachusetts 3 (February 25, 2011)

Trends: Boston College is 12-0-0 in their last 12 games against the Minutemen. BC is 47-9-3 under head coach Jerry York.

UMass's Leading Scorers: Sr. T.J. Syner (3-7-10), So. Conor Sheary (4-5-9), So. Michael Pereira (4-3-7)
UMass's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Kevin Boyle (1-2-2, 3.81 GAA, .851 SV%)

 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 5, UMass 4
Record-to-date: 8-1-0