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2014-15 Boston College Hockey: #3 Minnesota Game Thread (6:00 PM, bceagles.com)

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Kelley Rink hosts a battle of perennial powers on Black Friday as the No. 3 Golden Gophers come to Chestnut Hill for the first time since 1999.

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No. 3/3 Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-3-0, 0-0-0 Big Ten) vs. No. 12/12 Boston College Eagles (7-5-0, 3-3-0 Hockey East)

Time: 6:00 PM
Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Kelley Rink / Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV: bceagles.com
Audio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play), Andy Powers (color)
Twitter: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation: #BCHockey #WeareBC #BCvs.Minny

Series: Boston College and Minnesota have previously met 32 times. Minnesota leads the all-time series 15-13-3.

First Meeting: Minnesota 14, Boston College 1 (March 11, 1954)
Last Meeting: Minnesota 6, Boston College 1 (October 27, 2013)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Minnesota 3, Boston College 3 (OT) (January 3, 1999)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Minnesota 6, Boston College 1 (October 27, 2013)
T - Boston College 3, Minnesota 3 (OT) (October 25, 2013)
L - Minnesota 8, Boston College 1 (December 30, 2012)
W - Boston College 6, Minnesota 1 (April 5, 2012, NCAA Frozen Four)
W - Boston College 5, Minnesota 2 (March 29, 2008, NCAA Northeast Regional)

Trends: Ten of the 31 meetings between the Eagles and Gophers have come in the NCAA Tournament. BC owns a 6-4 edge in those games. This is the Gophers' first game at Conte Forum since 1999.

Minnesota's Leading Scorers: Sr. Kyle Rau (3-9-12), Jr. Mike Reilly (2-9-11), So. Taylor Cammarata (1-10-11)
Minnesota's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Adam Wilcox (7-3-0, 2.20 GAA, .918 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!