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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: Holy Cross Game Thread (4:00 PM, WEEI 850 AM) #YeOldeRivalry

Boston College and Holy Cross meet up on the ice for the first time since Nov. 22, 2004, and for just the second time since head coach Jerry York returned to the BC bench.


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Holy Cross Crusaders (3-9-0, 3-4-0 Atlantic Hockey) vs. No. 7/6 Boston College Eagles (8-3-2, 4-1-1 Hockey East)

Time: 4:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, November 29, 2013
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

Live Stream:
WEEI 680 AM,
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (color)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
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Series: Boston College and Holy Cross have previously met 16 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 15-1-0.
First Meeting: Boston College 5, Holy Cross 4 (January 27, 1978)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Boston College 5, Holy Cross 0 (November 22, 2004)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 5, Holy Cross 0 (November 22, 2004)
W - Boston College 3, Holy Cross 1 (November 10, 1986)
W - Boston College 6, Holy Cross 0 (November 11, 1985)
W - Boston College 11, Holy Cross 2 (November 19, 1984)
W - Boston College 10, Holy Cross 2 (November 20, 1983)

Trends: Boston College has won 11 straight vs. Holy Cross. The lone loss in the series came in 1946 when the Crusaders shut out BC 4-0. Holy Cross has lost four of its last five games. Boston College is averaging the nation's most goals per game (4.23 gpg) and Johnny Gaudreau is the nation's leading scorer with 1.85 points per game.

Holy Cross's Leading Scorers: So. Tim Driscoll (2-5-7), Jr. Mike McNamara (2-4-6), Sr. Adam Schmidt (2-4-6)
Holy Cross's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Matt Ginn (3-9-0, 2.93 GAA, .909 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!