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

College hockey's top offense in Boston College collides with the NCAA's top defense in UMass Lowell Friday at Kelley Rink.


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No. 7 UMass Lowell River Hawks (20-7-3, 10-4-2 Hockey East) vs. No. 1 Boston College Eagles (24-4-3, 15-1-1 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Kelley Rink at Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

Radio: WEEI 850 AM
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play), Andy Powers (color)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
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Series: BC and UMass-Lowell have previously met 99 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 61-35-7.
First Meeting: UMass Lowell 3, Boston College 0 (December 11, 1978)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: UMass Lowell 4, Boston College 2 (February 26, 2013)

Last Five Meetings:

L - UMass Lowell 4, Boston College 2 (February 26, 2013)
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)

Trends: Boston College is 8-2-0 in its last 10 vs. UMass Lowell but is coming off a home loss to the River Hawks late last season. York is 41-19-2 vs. Lowell all-time. Johnny Gaudreau extended the country's longest point streak to 26 games with a PPG at Vermont on Feb. 15. Johnny Hockey is the nation's leading points and goal scorer in the country. BC and Lowell own the two longest unbeaten streaks in college hockey -- 17 and 6, respectively.

UMass-Lowell's Leading Scorers: Sr. Joseph Pendenza (12-12-24), So. Adam Chapie (10-11-21), Sr. Derek Arnold (9-9-18)
UMass-Lowell's Leading Goaltender: So. Connor Hellebuyck (12-5-2, 1.84 GAA, .940 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!