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Boston College Daily Links: Beanpot Blowout


The Takeaway: BC beats Northeastern 7-1 in Beanpot semifinal (College Hockey News)
"We, as a team, haven’t been playing as well as we are capable of. We were just looking forward to getting that win, we were on track we swept UNH last weekend and we just wanted to keep things rolling. Coming out here and beating Northeastern seven to one, I think that as a team we’re playing really well and it should carry over into next weekend." - Johnny Gaudreau

Eagles pour it on in blowout (
"I think every Beanpot final is exciting, but playing BU is a little bit of a bonus," junior right winger Steven Whitney said. "The past years have been fun. I know this year is going to be just as intense and even more fun with BU."

Gaudreau displays big talent (The Boston Globe)
"I think we were one of the first college programs - a lot are like us now - to recognize that smaller players who play with grit, and they’re strong on skates, can be major, major factors in the game,’’ said BC coach Jerry York.

Familiar ingredients in the Pot (The Boston Globe)
"I think we just kind of settled in,’’ said Cross, whose team plays at Vermont Friday before turning its attention to the Beanpot championship. "The first period, I don’t think we were all going at the same time and at the same speed. I think, come the second period, we took the great effort we had in the first period and we put everyone on the same page and it definitely made a difference. I think it was just a slight adjustment.’’

Weymouth’s Paul Carey keeps Beanpot streak alive (The Patriot Ledger)
"It’s a great run," said Carey, who starred at Thayer Academy and Salisbury (Conn.) School. "We don’t pay much attention to the past ... (but) after winning it you kind of feel you have to defend it. There’s a certain amount of pride that comes with that. You want to keep the trophy at your school."

Boston College to face rival BU in Beanpot final (
"When I was younger I always watched the BC-BU rivalry and Beanpots," said Gaudreau, a freshman wing who originally committed to Northeastern before a coaching change after last season. "Just to be able to play in one (tonight) and do well is an awesome experience for me."

No. 6 WIH Defeats No. 8 Harvard at Beanpot (
Junior forward Ashley Motherwell scored twice and freshman forwards Kate Leary and Alex Carpenter both provided two assists to help the sixth-ranked Boston College women's ice hockey team defeat Harvard, 4-2, in the consolation game of the 34th Annual Beanpot Tournament on Tuesday evening at Walter Brown Arena.