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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: Michigan Game Thread (7:36 PM, Fox Sports Detroit)

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No. 3/3 Boston College Eagles (12-5-0, 9-3-0 Hockey East) vs. No. 20 Michigan Wolverines (9-8-3, 5-6-3-1 CCHA)

What: 47th Annual Great Lakes Invitational
Time: 7:35 PM Eastern
Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Place: Detroit, Mich.
Arena: Joe Louis Arena
Capacity: 20,066

TV: Fox Sports Detroit
TV Announcers: Dan Dickerson (play-by-play), Shannon Hogan (rinkside)
Online: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android

Series: BC and Michigan have previously met 16 times. Michigan leads the all-time series 10-6.
Last Meeting: Michigan 4, Boston College 3 (October 12, 2007)
Last Meeting in GLI: Boston College 4, Michigan 1 (December 27, 2003)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Michigan 4, Boston College 3 (October 12, 2007)
L - Michigan 3, Boston College 2 (October 14, 2005)
W - Boston College 3, Michigan 2 (March 28, 2004)
W - Boston College 4, Michigan 1 (December 27, 2003)
W - Boston College 4, Michigan 2 (April 5, 2001)

Trends: Boston College is 4-2 in six GLI contests. BC's last trip to Detroit resulted in the program's fourth National Championship as the Eagles dispatched Miami 7-1 and Wisconsin 5-0 in the 2010 Frozen Four. The Eagles are 5-5 in their last 10 games.

Michigan's Leading Scorers: Jr. Chris Brown (6-12-18), Fr. Alex Guptill (9-6-15), Sr. David Wohlberg (7-8-15)
Michigan's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Shawn Hunwick (9-7-3, 2.48 GAA, .917 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, Michigan 2
Record-to-date: 11-7-0