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2012-13 Boston College Hockey: UMass Game Thread (7:05 PM, FM 98.5 The Sports Hub)

The second ranked Boston College Eagles men's hockey team is back in action on Not Jerry York Night as they battle the UMass Minutemen.

via Heights Sports Photo Editor Graham Beck

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Massachusetts Minutemen (7-11-2, 4-8-1 Hockey East) vs. No. 2/2 Boston College Eagles (13-4-2, 10-3-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:05 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum / Kelley Rink
Capacity: 7,884

Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
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Mobile: CBS Boston application, iPhone & Android
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
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Opponents Site: Fear The Triangle

Series: BC and Massachusetts have previously met 69 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 54-12-3.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (November 4, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (November 4, 2012)
W - Boston College 5, Massachusetts 4 (OT) (October 19, 2012)
W - Boston College 3, Massachusetts 2 (March 10, 2012)
W - Boston College 2, Massachusetts 1 (March 9, 2012)
L - Massachsuetts 4, Boston College 0 (January 13, 2012)

Trends: Boston College has scored 65 goals (by 15 different Eagles) and is averaging 3.42 goals per game, a mark good for second in Hockey East and seventh among all teams in college hockey. The Eagles are a perfect 6-0-0 at home in Hockey East play this year and unbeaten on the year overall (8-0-1). BC is outscoring HEA opponents 26-12 at home this season.

UMass's Leading Scorers: Jr. Branden Gracel (8-10-18), Jr. Conor Sheary (4-10-14), Jr. Conor Allen (5-8-13)
UMass's Leading Goaltender: So. Kevin Boyle (7-7-2, 2.60 GAA, .900 SV%)

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