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2013-14 Boston College Hockey: Merrimack Game Thread (7:00 PM, WEEI 850 AM)

The Boston College Eagles men's hockey team heads back to Lawler Arena to take on the Merrimack Warriors in a matchup of the first and last place teams in Hockey East.

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No. 2 Boston College Eagles (16-4-3, 10-1-1 Hockey East) vs. Merrimack Warriors (6-11-3, 1-5-2 Hockey East)

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Place: Andover, Mass.
Arena: J. Thom Lawler Arena
Capacity: 2,489

Online Audio:
Announcers: Jon Rish (play-by-play) and Andy Powers (analyst)
Twitter News Feed: @BCHockeyNews
Join the Conversation on Twitter: #BCHockey

Opponents Blog: The Mack Report

Series: BC and Merrimack have previously met 83 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 58-21-4.
Last Meeting at Lawler: Boston College 2, Merrimack 1 (OT) (February 24, 2013)

Last Five Meetings:

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)
W - Boston College 2, Merrimack 1 (February 18, 2012)
W - Boston College 4, Merrimack 2 (February 17, 2012)

Trends: The Eagles are 59-21-3 against Merrimack, including a 46-15-4 record against the Warriors under York. Boston College is 8-0-1 in its last 9 games. The Warriors have scored more than twice as many goals in the third period this season as they have in the first -- 19 and 9, respectively.

Merrimack's Leading Scorers: Sr. Mike Collins (7-10--17), So. Brian Christie (4-6--10), Jr. Quinn Gould (5-3--8)
Merrimack's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Rasmus Tirronen (5-5-3, 2.09 GAA, .923 SV%)

Leave your thoughts on the game below. Go Eagles!