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2014-15 Boston College Hockey: Boston University Game Thread (7:00 PM, NESN)

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Boston College and Boston University will lock up for the 267th time on Friday night live on NESN; the Eagles are unbeaten in their last seven (5-0-2) while the Terriers in their last six (3-0-3).

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#20 Boston College Eagles (12-7-2, 5-4-2 Hockey East) vs. #8 Boston University Terriers (12-3-4, 7-1-2 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Place: Boston, Ma.
Arena: Agganis Arena
Capacity: 7,200

TV: NESN
Announcers: Tom Caron (play-by-play), Billy Jaffe (color)
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
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

Series: BC and BU have previously met 266 times. BU leads the all-time series 130-119-17.
First Meeting: Boston College 3, Boston University 1 (1917-18)
Last Meeting: Boston University 5, Boston College 3 (November 7, 2014)

Last Five Meetings:

L - Boston University 5, Boston College 3 (November 7, 2014)
W - Boston College 3, Boston University 1 (February 3, 2014)
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)

Trends: The Eagles are 5-0-2 since losing at Providence on Nov. 29 while the Terriers are 3-0-3 since getting shutout at Dartmouth on Nov. 30. Since BC lost at home to Boston University, the Eagles have gone 8-3-2 and currently sit four points behind first-place BU while the Terriers have a league game in hand. (via bceagles.com)

Boston University's Leading Scorers: Fr. Jack Eichel (10-21-31), Jr. Danny O'Regan (14-12-26), Sr. Evan Rodrigues (7-14-21)
Boston University's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Matt O'Connor (10-2-3, 1.83 GAA, .936 SV%)

Projected Lines

Ryan Fitzgerald - Destry Straight - Austin Cangelosi
Zach Sanford - Adam Gilmour - Alex Tuch
Cam Spiro - Matt Gaudreau - Brendan Silk
Quinn Smith - Michael Sit - Chris Calnan

Defensive Pairs

Teddy Doherty - Michael Matheson
Scott Savage - Ian McCoshen
Steve Santini - Noah Hanifin

Goaltender:

Thatcher Demko

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!