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Boston College Men’s Ice Hockey v. Massachusetts: Final Thoughts and Predictions

COLLEGE HOCKEY: FEB 12 Beanpot Tournament - Consolation Game - Boston College v Harvard


Who: Boston College Eagles (14-12-3, 14-5-0 HEA) vs.

Massachusetts-Amherst Minutemen (10-10-4, 9-6-3 ECAC)

When: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Where: Mullins Center, Amherst, MA

How to Watch: NESN, NESNGo

How to Listen: WEEI 850 AM or

How to Follow: @BCHockey, @BCInterruption, @LBerestecki, @Salzano14, @JoeGrav, @ArthurBailin, @Caligraphy15.

Ice Cream of the Game

Many of our other previews feature a beverage of the game, but this year we’ll be picking an ice cream dessert of the game for MIH games. Why, you ask? Because when Jerry York got the BC coaching job, he went out for ice cream sundaes to celebrate.

Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberries are an elite fruit. Like hall of fame level fruit. Strawberry sorbets therefore are an elite sorbets. Easily first ballot hall of fame.

Cat Predictions

Every game, we have the cats of the Ellen M. Gifford Cat Shelter (located right across from BC at 30 Undine Road) predict the outcome of the games. The Gifford Cat Shelter is the oldest cageless, no-kill shelter in the USA.

Laura’s cat Yorkie predicted a 3-3 tie.

Human Predictions:

BC 4 Massachusetts-Amherst 1

UMass just beat a Lowell team that gave BC fits recently, but I think the Eagles have a slight edge in this one.