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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: UMass Game Thread (7:00 PM, WEEI 680 AM)

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Men's hockey heads to UMass to take on the 3-6-1 Minutemen on Thursday night.

via bceagles.com

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No. 7/7 Boston College Eagles (6-2-1, 3-0-0 Hockey East) vs. Massachusetts Minutemen (3-6-1, 1-3-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Place: Amherst, Ma.
Arena: Mullins Arena
Capacity: 8,387

Live Stream: UMassAthletics.com/allaccess
Radio:
WEEI 680 AM, bceagles.com
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (color)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHockey #WeareBC #BCvsUMass

Series: BC and Massachusetts have previously met 70 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 54-13-3.
First Meeting: Massachusetts 5, Boston College 4 (1919-20)
Last Meeting: Massachusetts 5, Boston College 2 (January 18, 2013)
Last Meeting at Mullins Center: Boston College 5, Massachusetts 4 (OT) (October, 19, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Massachusetts 5, Boston College 2 (January 18, 2013)
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)

Trends: Boston College is a perfect 4-0-0 at home on the year, but just 2-2-1 on the road. Both road wins have come in Hockey East play. BC is outscoring HEA opponents 9-4 on the road. The Eagles had their four game win streak vs. UMass snapped in the last meeting between the two programs. Over the last five years, BC has won 18 of 23 over the Minutemen.

UMass's Leading Scorers: Jr. Troy Power (4-4-8), Fr. Steven Iacobellis (4-3-7), Sr. Joel Hanley (1-6-7)
UMass's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Steve Mastalerz (3-4-1, 2.39 GAA, .925 SV%)

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