Currently in first and second place, respectively, in the Hockey East standings, No. 4/5 Boston College and No. 6/6 Providence College meet for the first time this season at 7:00 p.m. on Friday night at Kelley Rink.
The top two teams in Hockey East return to a more conventional style of hockey when Boston College hosts Providence on Friday night at Kelley Rink. The Eagles have carved out the top spot in Hockey East with a game in hand on the Friars. BC is two points up on the Friars and will be seeking a big victory to extend its winning-streak to six games.
1. In 2001, BC wins its first national championship since 1949. The close-but-no-cigar disappointments had almost become sadistic. But it threatened to get even worse for Boston College.
Twenty-one former Eagles are active on NHL rosters. See how they did over the last week in regular-season action.
Story about Alex Carpenter, who will be a junior when she returns to BC next year
Boston College had trouble slowing Kayla McBride and second-ranked Notre Dame for even brief periods, much less stopping the Fighting Irish.
The Senior Bowl is the top college football all-star game and the last chance many will have to suit up and play a game before heading to the NFL. Unfortunately for Boston College's Heisman finalist running back and 2,000-yard rusher, Andre Williams may have already played his final game.
All six of Addazio's losses came against bowl teams, including national champion Florida State, Orange Bowl champ Clemson and a solid USC team. The Eagles gave the Seminoles all it could handle, losing only by 14 (48-34) in late September. Boston College finished the year by losing its last two games. However, that shouldn't put a damper on Addazio's first season, especially with a solid recruiting class on the way. With running back Andre Williams, quarterback Chase Rettig and receiver Alex Amidon moving on next year, the Eagles may take a step back in the win column. But with Addazio on the sidelines, Boston College is well-positioned for the future. Final Grade: A-
Local boy Charlie Davies will be a full-time member of the New England Revolution next season.