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

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The Eagles host the Merrimack Warriors in a crucial Hockey East contest Wednesday night at Conte Forum.

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Merrimack Warriors (13-6-2, 4-4-1 Hockey East) vs. Boston College Eagles (13-8-2, 6-5-2 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Place: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Arena: Kelley Rink, Conte Forum
Capacity: 7,884

TV: NESN
Radio: WEEI 850 AM, bceagles.com
Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (analyst)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHockey #MCvsBC #WeareBC

Series: BC and Merrimack have previously met 85 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 62-21-4.
First Meeting: Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (December 18, 1972)
Last Meeting at Conte: Boston College 6, Merrimack 1 (February 7, 2014)

Last Five Meetings:

W - Boston College 6, Merrimack 1 (February 7, 2014)
W - Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (January 21, 2014)
W - Boston College 2, Merrimack 1 (OT) (February 24, 2013)
L - Merrimack 2, Boston College 1 (OT) (February 15, 2013)
W - Boston College 4, Merrimack 3 (November 16, 2012)

Trends: The Warriors have not won in Chestnut Hill since Oct. 31, 1997. The Eagles are 25-0-3 over that span. Merrimack is 0-3-0 on the road in Hockey East play this season and 4-4-0 overall. York is 47-15-5 all-time vs. the Warriors. Boston College is 4-1-0 at home in Hockey East play this season and 6-3-0 overall. The Eagles are outscoring HEA opponents 19-11 at home.

Merrimack's Leading Scorers: Fr. Brett Seney (10-11-21), So. Hampus Gustafsson (6-11-17), Jr. Brian Christie (9-7-16)
Merrimack's Leading Goaltender: Sr. Rasmus Tirronen (9-3-1, 1.94 GAA, .930 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!