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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: Boston University Game Thread (7:00 PM, NESN)

Boston College and Boston University will square off in the 264th Battle of Comm Ave. on Friday night at Kelley Rink. The Eagles clipped BU, 5-1, in the first meeting on Nov. 8.


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Boston University Terriers (7-11-2, 2-5-1 Hockey East) vs. No. 4/3 Boston College Eagles (14-4-3, 8-1-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Friday, January 17, 2014
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV Announcers: Tom Caron (play-by-play), Billy Jaffe (color)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM,
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play), Andy Powers (color)
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Series: BC and BU have previously met 263 times. BU leads the all-time series 129-117-17.
First Meeting: Boston College 3, Boston University 1 (1917-18)
Last Meeting: Boston College 5, Boston University 1 (November 8, 2013)
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 5, Boston University 2 (December 1, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 5, Boston University 1 (November 8, 2013)
L - Boston University 6, Boston College 3 (March 22, 2013)
W - Boston College 5, Boston University 2 (December 1, 2012)
L - Boston University 4, Boston College 2 (November 30, 2012)
W - Boston College 4, Boston University 2 (November 11, 2012)

Trends: Since these two teams last met in November, Boston College is 9-2-3 over that span, including a seven-game unbeaten streak (6-0-1). The Terriers are riding a six game winless streak and are 3-7-2 since last facing BC. BU hasn't won a game since beating Cornell on November 30. Coach York is 38-38-7 (.500) vs. Boston University.

Boston University's Leading Scorers: So. Ahti Oksanen (3-13-16), So. Danny O'Regan (6-9-15), Fr. Robbie Baillargeon (5-10-15)
Boston University's Leading Goaltender: So. Sean Maguire (1-6-0, 2.72 GAA, .919 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Sucks 2 BU.

Go Eagles!