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2012-13 Boston College Hockey: UMass-Lowell Game Thread (7:00 PM, bceagles.com)

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No rest for the Boston College men's hockey team as they host the UMass-Lowell River Hawks at 7 PM tonight at Conte Forum.

Photo credit: Walter Rossini

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No. 10/12 UMass Lowell River Hawks (18-9-2, 12-8-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 4/4 Boston College Eagles (18-8-3, 13-7-2 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum / Kelley Rink
Capacity: 7,884

TV: Nope
Online Audio: bceagles.com
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Twitter Hashtag: #BCHockey

Series: BC and UMass-Lowell have previously met 98 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 61-34-7.
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 6, UMass Lowell 3 (October 28, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 6, UMass Lowell 3 (October 28, 2012)
W - Boston College 1, UMass Lowell 0 (October 26, 2012)
L - UMass Lowell 3, Boston College 2 (December 9, 2011)
W - Boston College 6, UMass Lowell 3 (October 29, 2011)
W - Boston College 4, UMass Lowell 2 (October 28, 2011)

Trends: BC Sophomore forward #Quinning Smith has all six of his goals this season in the last nine games and has tallied nine points during this stretch. With its win at Merrimack in the team's lone game of the week, BC improved to 4-1-1 after Feb. 1, 2013, and 49-5-3 after Feb. 1 in the last four seasons (88.6 win percentage). In his last 11 appearances, freshman Connor Hellebuyck is 10-0-0 with a .954 SV% and 1.16 GAA. Since a 5-7-1 start, UMass Lowell has gone 13-2-1.

UMass-Lowell's Leading Scorers: Jr. Joseph Pendenza (12-16-28), So. Scott Wilson (10-15-25), Jr. Derek Arnold (8-13-21)
UMass-Lowell's Leading Goaltender: Fr. Connor Hellebuyck (10-1-0, 1.53 GAA, .942 SV%)

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