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2011-12 Boston College Hockey: Maine Game Thread (8:00 PM, NESN / NBC Sports Network)

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No. 4 Maine Black Bears (23-12-3, 15-10-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 1 Boston College Eagles (28-10-1, 19-7-1 Hockey East)

What: 28th Hockey East Tournament, Championship Game
Time: 8:00 PM Eastern
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012
Place: Boston, Mass.
Arena: TD Garden
Capacity: 17,565

TV: NESN, NBC Sports Network
Online Audio:
bceagles.com

Series: BC and Maine have previously met 110 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 58-42-9.
Last Meeting:
Maine 7, Boston College 4 (January 21, 2012)
Last Meeting at TD Garden: Boston College 7, Maine 6 (OT) (March 20, 2010, Hockey East Championship)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Maine 7, Boston College 4 (January 21, 2012)
L - Maine 4, Boston College 3 (OT) (January 20, 2012)
W - Boston College 5, Maine 1 (November 4, 2011)
L - Maine 4, Boston College 1 (January 16, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, Maine 1 (November 21, 2010)

Trends: Boston College has won each of the last 14 games, the longest active streak in Division I. The Eagles have held its opponents to two goals or fewer in 13 of the last 14 games. The Eagles have played 62 games in the Garden - 34 Beanpot competitions, 25 Hockey East tournament games and three NCAA Tournament contests. The Eagles have accumulated a 43-18-1 record, including a 20-7 record in Hockey East Tournament play.

Maine's Leading Scorers: Sr. Spencer Abbott (20-41-61), Jr. Joey Diamond (25-21-46), Sr. Brian Flynn (17-29-46)
Maine's Leading Goaltender: So. Dan Sullivan (22-9-3, 2.53 GAA, .909 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. TROPHIES!! Go Eagles!

Prediction: Boston College 5, Maine 4 (OT)
Record-to-date: 27-12-0