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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: No. 2/2 Boston University Game Thread (7:30 PM, NESN)

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No. 3/4 Boston College Eagles (18-10-1, 13-7-1 Hockey East) vs. No. 2/2 Boston University Terriers (17-9-1, 13-7-1 Hockey East)

What: 60th Beanpot Championship
Time: 7:30 PM Eastern
Date: Monday, February 13, 2012
Place: Boston, Ma.
Arena: TD Garden
Capacity: 15,565

TV: NESN
TV Announcers: Tom Caron (play-by-play) and Andy Brickley (analyst)
Radio: FM 98.5 The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com, cbsbostonsports.com
Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android

Series: BC and BU have previously met 257 times. BU leads the all-time series 127-113-17.
Last Meeting: Boston College 6, Boston University 1 (December 3, 2011)
Last Meeting in Beanpot:
Boston College 3, Boston University 2 (OT) (February 7, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 6, Boston University 1 (December 3, 2011)
L - Boston University 5, Boston College 3 (December 2, 2011)
L - Boston University 5, Boston College 0 (November 13, 2011)
W - Boston College 3, Boston University 2 (OT) (February 7, 2011)
W - Boston College 3, Boston University 2 (January 21, 2011)

Trends: BC has won two straight Beanpot titles and three of the last four. Monday's game will mark the 41st meeting between the Eagles and Terriers in Beanpot competition. BU is 27-13 against BC in the Beanpot. BC has won three straight Beanpot meetings between the teams. The Eagles are 8-12 against the Terriers in in the Beanpot championship game. Boston College is 70-49 in 119 Beanpot games during the tournament's 60-year history, including a 16-14 record in the championship game.

Boston University's Leading Scorers: So. Matt Nieto (11-18-29), Jr. Alex Chiasson (11-18-29), Sr. Chris Connolly (5-22-27)
Boston University's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Kieran Millan (15-9-1, 2.42 GAA, .925 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, Boston University 3
Record-to-date: 17-12-0