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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: Providence Game Thread (3:30 PM, NESN)

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Providence Friars (12-15-4, 10-11-3 Hockey East) vs. No. 2/2 Boston College Eagles (22-10-1, 16-7-1 Hockey East)

Time: 3:30 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum/Kelley Rink
Capacity: 7,884

TV: NESN
TV Announcers: Mike Logan (play-by-play) and Craig Janney (analyst)
Online Audio: bceagles.com
Online Video: bceagles.com
Announcers: Adam Kaufman (play-by-play) and Brett Peterson (analyst)

Series: BC and Providence have previously met 161 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 104-45-12.
Last Meeting:
Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 24, 2012)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 4, Providence 1 (December 6, 2011)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 24, 2012)
W - Boston College 4, Providence 1 (December 6, 2011)
W - Boston College 3, Providence 0 (February 11, 2011)
W - Boston College 3, Providence 1 (January 8, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, Providence 1 (January 7, 2011)

Trends: The Eagles have now won 10 consecutive meetings and are unbeaten against the Friars in the last 14 meetings (12-0-2). The senior class of Tommy Cross, Barry Almeida, Paul Carey, Tommy Atkinson, Edwin Shea and Chris Venti go for class win 100 this afternoon. The six seniors are 99-42-10 in four seasons on the Heights.

Providence's Leading Scorers: Fr. Ross Mauermann (8-14-22), Jr. Tim Schaller (14-6-20), Sr. Matt Bergland (5-15-20)
Providence's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Alex Beaudry (11-14-4, 2.88 GAA, .897 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 4, Providence 2
Record-to-date: 21-12-0