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Hockey East Men’s Tournament: UVM’s Ross Colton Out for Game against Boston College Men’s Ice Hockey

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Fourth straight scratch for the freshman

NCAA Men's Frozen Four:Boston Terriers v Vermont Catamounts Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Per SB Nation’s Jeff Cox, Vermont freshman Ross Colton is out of Friday evening’s game against Boston College.

Out of Robbinsville, N.J., Colton is third on his team in accumulated points with 26, behind linemates Mario Puskarich and Brian Bowen, who both have 27 on the year.

Colton has scored eleven goals on the season, making the third best goalscorer on the team.

Colton was a nominee for the Hobey Baker Award.

The Catamounts take on the Eagles this weekend in a best-of-three series to determine which team advances to the Hockey East semifinal at TD Garden in Downtown Boston. The two teams have met the past two years in the Hockey East quarterfinal, with the Catamounts winning in 2014-15 in three games, and the Eagles winning the 2015-16 matchup in three games as well.

The two teams are deadlocked in this year’s head-to-head matchup, with the two teams tying both games played.