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

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No. 4/4 Boston College Eagles (13-7-0, 9-4-1 Hockey East) vs. Massachusetts Minutemen (7-8-5, 3-6-4 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, January 13, 2012
Place: Amherst, Ma.
Arena: William D. Mullins Memorial Center
Capacity: 8,387

TV: Nope
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub, Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Online Video: via UMass All-Access Streaming Video
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android

Series: BC and Massachusetts have previously met 64 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 50-11-3.
Last Meeting at Mullins Center: Massachusetts 4, Boston College 2 (November 5, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Massachusetts 4, Boston College 2 (November 5, 2011)
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)

Trends: In the two teams' last meeting, UMass broke a 12-game BC winning streak, notching a 4-2 victory over the Eagles at the Mullins Center. The last three games have been decided by a 4-2 final score. BC is 47-10-3 under head coach Jerry York, including a 20-5-1 record inside the Mullins Center.

UMass's Leading Scorers: Sr. T.J. Snyer (9-15-24), So. Conor Sheary (8-15-23), So. Michael Pereira (9-9-18)
UMass's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Kevin Boyle (5-3-4, 3.07 GAA, .896 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, UMass 2
Record-to-date: 12-9-0