Having tied or won eight of their last nine games, the Eagles enter Saturday night’s matchup with a four-point lead over neighboring Northeastern in Hockey East standings.
Jerome Robinson reached 1,000 points for his career in the win, but several consistent shortcomings that popped up against Hartford may haunt the Eagles come ACC play.
Both Ky Bowman and Jerome Robinson set new season highs, in terms of scoring, on Wednesday, but the Eagles’ turnovers and minimal bench production, among other first-half blunders, did not go unnoticed.
Last year, BC struggled to keep its turnover numbers down, and was often outworked in the paint. But in its season-opener against Maine, the Eagles looked like a different team.
The Demon Deacons held the Eagles scoreless in a 3-0 shutout on the road, keeping them winless in conference play this season.