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

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Massachusetts Minutemen (6-19-5, 5-14-5 Hockey East) vs. No. 2 Boston College Eagles (23-7-1, 17-6-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 EDT
Date: Saturday, February 26, 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

Opponents Blog: Fear The Triangle

Last Time Out: The Eagles defeated UMass 4-3 to improve to 23-7-1 on the year.

Series: BC and UMass have previously met 59 times. Boston College holds a 46-10-3 edge in the all-time series.
Last Meeting: Boston College 4, Massachusetts 3 (Feb 25., 2011)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 5, Massachusetts 0 (Feb. 4, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 4, at Massachusetts 3 (February 25, 2011)
W - at Boston College 5, Massachusetts 0 (February 4, 2011)
W - at Boston College 5, Massachusetts 2 (March 13, 2010)
W - at Boston College 6, Massachusetts 5 (March 12, 2010)
W - at Boston College 2, Massachusetts 1 (OT) (February 26, 2010)

Trends: The Eagles have won eight straight over the Minutemen. UMass is just 2-8-2 in road Hockey East games, and 2-12-2 overall in contests away from the Mullins Center. 

Massachusetts's Leading Scorers: Jr. T.J. Snyer (8-16-24), Fr. Michael Pereira (10-13-23), Jr. Daniel Hobbs (9-14-23) 
Massachusetts's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Paul Dainton (6-14-4, 2.99 GAA, .908 SV%)

 

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 3, Massachusetts 1
Record-to-date: 19-9-0