Boston College coach Frank Spaziani faces more concerns than ever (Boston.com)
"The problems are always there and they needed to be worked through," said Spaziani. "Sometimes they get exacerbated by certain things — practice time, guys missing a day or two of practice, injuries, and other things that you have to try and compensate for. They’re things that you have to work through. We’re working through it, but we’re just not there."
One-on-One with Former BC Stud Mark Herzlich (ACC Digital Network)
Former Boston College and current New York Giants Linebacker Mark Herzlich talks about the Eagles chances of upsetting Notre Dame, what it feels like to be a Super Bowl Champion and overcoming cancer.
2012 Virginia Tech Football: Boston College Game Guide (Gobbler Country)
Eagles Win If: Spaziani wants to go out on a good note, communicates that to his players, who will play fired up football in an ill-fated, but successful attempt to save their coach's job. Boston College fans and alumni will then riot in the streets, overthrow the higher-ups in the school's athletic department and unwittingly bring on the apocalypse. #TheMayansWereRight!
Bridgewater’s Dennis Clifford ready for second season at BC (The Enterprise)
"It feels like night and day,’’ said Clifford, who made the jump from Milton Academy to the starting lineup of a Div. 1 team. "This year, we’ve got a lot of sophomores that are ready to play and now we’re just working on getting our freshmen used to the team. "I think we can be a lot better, especially with the help of our freshmen guards (most notably Olivier Hanlan) who are very solid. They’re going to help us.’’
Back to Class: A big start for the Big Green (ProHockeyTalk)
Gaudreaubey Baker?: BC’s Johnny Gaudreau (Calgary) continues his red hot start scoring twice against Notre Dame and adding another against BU. Expect him in the mix for the Hobey Baker Award this year and expect to keep hearing more about Boston College all year. Haters are definitely going to hate.
Hockey East Stat of the Week (Western College Hockey Blog)
128:50. That's not a ratio. That's the amount of game time in minutes and seconds that Boston College has led their opposition by two goals or more. They've done so in five games, including on two separate occasions in victories over Lowell and Maine, and have led by two goals or more for 17:14 more than they've trailed during the season (and for 72:11 more than they've trailed in their eight wins).
WIH Skates to 3-3 Tie Against Dartmouth (BCEagles.com)
Junior Melissa Bizzari scored her first goal of the season and assisted on another as the No. 5 women's hockey team (4-3-2. 3-2-1 WHEA) skated to a 3-3 tie against Dartmouth (4-1-1, 3-1-0 ECAC) Monday night. Reagan Fischer's two third period goals, including the tying goal with 1:16 remaining, completed the comeback for the Big Green.
Old foe, NU twist (BostonHerald.com)
"We didn’t really care who we played once we got in because it was a tough season," said Kelly, who has been at The Heights for 25 years. "Then I thought it was ironic and funny that we are playing Northeastern and my former assistant. . . . It should be fun and it’s better than going to a place where you don’t know anybody."
Raji, drop it!