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2010-11 Boston College Hockey: Northeastern Game Thread (7:00 PM EDT)

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Northeastern Huskies (10-12-6, 8-8-5 Hockey East) vs. No. 1 Boston College Eagles (22-6-0, 16-5-0 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Friday, February 18, 2011
Place: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Ma.
TV: Nope
Internet Radio: BCEagles.com (Jon Rish play-by-play and Ken Hodge color)
Internet Video: BCEagles.com

Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated Northeastern 7-6 in overtime to capture the program's 16th Beanpot Championship.

Series: BC and Northeastern have previously met 208 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 150-45-13.
Last Meeting: Boston College 7, Northeastern 6 (Feb. 14, 2011)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 7, Northeastern 1 (Feb. 21, 2010)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 7, Northeastern 6 (OT) (February 14, 2011)
W - Boston College 2, at Northeastern 0 (October 9, 2010)
W - at Boston College 7, Northeastern 1 (February 21, 2010)
L - at Northeastern 3, Boston College 2 (February 19, 2010)
W - at Boston College 5, Northeastern 1 (November 7, 2009)

Trends: The Eagles have won seven straight and 14 of their last 15 games. BC is 9-1-0 at home this season against Hockey East competition, outscoring opponents 42-13. Northeastern is 4-4-3 away from Matthews Arena in Hockey East play, scoring 30 and giving up 30. Huskies forward Tyler McNeely is currently riding a seven-game point streak (4 goals, 5 assists). 

Northeastern's Leading Scorers: Sr. Wade MacLeod (14-18-32), Sr. Tyler McNeely (11-14-25), Fr. Brodie Reid (7-12-19), Sr. Steve Silva (6-13-19)
Northeastern's Leading Goaltender: So. Chris Rawlings (9-10-6, 2.30 GAA, .930 SV%)

Oh, hi Northeastern. So we meet again. The Eagles conclude their regular season series with the Huskies this weekend. BC needs just one point to secure home ice for the Hockey East quarterfinals. 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, Northeastern 2
Record-to-date: 18-7-0