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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: #2 Wisconsin Game Thread (7:00 PM, bceagles.com)

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Boston College and Wisconsin meet for the first time since the 2010 national championship which the Eagles flew away with, 5-0, at Ford Field in Detroit.

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No. 2/2 Wisconsin Badgers (2-0-0, 0-0-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 7/6 Boston College Eagles (1-1-0, 0-0-0 Hockey East)

What: Jerry York Night
Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Kelley Rink at Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV: Nope
Audio: WEEI 850 AM
Live Audio and Video: bceagles.com
Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play), Andy Powers (color)
Live Stats Link: bit.ly/17rLySC
Twitter: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation: #BCHockey #WeareBC BCvsWisc

Series: Boston College and Wisconsin have previously met 21 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 12-9-0.

First Meeting: Wisconsin 7, Boston College 2 (December 28, 1970)
Last Meeting: Boston College 5, Wisconsin 0 (April 10, 2010)
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 5, Wisconsin 4 (October 10, 2008)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 5, Wisconsin 0 (April 10, 2010, 2010 National Championship game)
W - Boston College 5, Wisconsin 4 (October 10, 2008)
W - Boston College 4, Wisconsin 1 (October 28, 2006)
W - Boston College 3, Wisconsin 0 (October 27, 2006)
L - Wisconsin 2, Boston College 1 (April 8, 2006, 2006 National Championship game)

Trends: The Eagles have won four straight over the Badgers and seven of the last 10. Jerry York is 7-3-0 vs. Wisconsin. College hockey's all-time winningest coach is on 936 wins following the victory over RPI. Johnny #Gaudreaubey Baker is one point away from reaching the 100-point plateau for his career. BC has won the last two games vs. Wisconsin at Conte Forum. The Badgers haven't won at Conte since 2000.

Wisconsin's Leading Scorers: So. Nic Kerdiles (1-2-3), Sr. Michael Mersch (1-2-3), five tied w/ 2 points
Wisconsin's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Joel Rumpel (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .952 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!