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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: Boston University Game Thread (8:00 PM, NESN)

Boston College locks up with arch rival Boston University in the second semifinal on Monday night at TD Garden; the Eagles have won the last four Beanpot trophies.


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No. 2 Boston College Eagles (19-4-3, 12-1-1 Hockey East) vs. Boston University Terriers (8-14-3, 3-8-2 Hockey East)

Time: 8:00 PM
Date: Monday, February 3, 2014
Place: Boston, Ma.
Arena: TD Garden
Capacity: 17,565

TV Announcers: Tom Caron (play-by-play), Andy Brickley (color), Jamie Erdahl (rinkside)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM
Radio Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play), Andy Powers (color)
BC Hockey Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHockey #BCvsBU #WeareBC #BattleofCommAve #Beanpot

Series: BC and BU have previously met 264 times. BU leads the all-time series 129-118-17.
First Meeting: Boston College 3, Boston University 1 (1917-18)
Last Meeting: Boston College 6, Boston University 4 (January 17, 2014)
Last Meeting in the Beanpot: Boston College 3, Boston University 2 (OT) (February 13, 2012)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 6, Boston University 4 (January 17, 2014)
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)

Trends: BC is skating for its fifth consecutive Beanpot Championship. York is 26-12 in the Beanpot. Since 1993, only BC and BU have won the Beanpot. The Eagles have taken home 8 'pots while the Terriers have captured 12. BC is 6-4-0 in its last 10 games vs. BU. York is 39-38-7 vs. the Terriers. The Eagles are unbeaten in their last 12 games, while #JohnnyHockey is riding an NCAA-best 21-game point streak.

Boston University's Leading Scorers: So. Ahti Oksanen (5-14-19), Fr. Robbie Baillargeon (6-12-18), Four tied with 17 points
Boston University's Leading Goaltender: So. Matt O'Connor (6-5-3, 3.05 GAA, .921 SV%)

It's trophy season. Leave your thoughts on the game below. Sucks 2 BU.

Go Eagles!