No. 3/3 Boston College Eagles (12-7-0, 9-3-0 Hockey East) vs. Michigan Tech Huskies (9-10-1, 6-7-1 WCHA)
What: 47th Annual Great Lakes Invitational Third-Place Game
Time: 4:06 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, December 30, 2011
Place: Detroit, Mich.
Arena: Joe Louis Arena
Online: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Broadcast Team: Adam Kaufman (play-by-play), Ken Hodge (color)
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android
Series: BC and Michigan Tech have previously met 9 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 6-3.
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Michigan Tech 1 (November 22, 1988)
Last Five Meetings:
W - Boston College 4, Michigan Tech 1 (November 22, 1988)
L - Michigan Tech 8, Boston College 7 (November 14, 1987)
W - Boston College 9, Michigan Tech 2 (November 15, 1986)
W - Boston College 5, Michigan Tech 3 (January 26, 1986)
W - Boston College 6, Michigan Tech 3 (January 24, 1986)
Trends: Boston College is 3-3 this season in non-conference play and 4-2 when coming off a loss. The Eagles are outscoring non-conference opponents 20-17 overall but just 7-6 in neutral games. This will be the first meeting between the Eagles and Huskies in over 23 seasons. Prior to that last game (a 4-1 BC win), the Eagles and Huskies met five times in a span of three years.
Michigan Tech's Leading Scorers: Sr. Brett Olson (6-13-19), Sr. Jordan Baker (4-11-15), Jr. Steven Seigo (3-12-15)
Michigan Tech's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Josh Robinson (8-8-1, 2.68 GAA, .914 SV%)
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Prediction: Boston College 5, Michigan Tech 4