The River Hawks scored twice in the first period but the Eagles, led by three points from Drew Helleson, roared back to win.
The Eagles continued to struggle on offense but showed improvement from their first meeting against the Orange, a 38-point drubbing.
Barnes poked the puck past Friars goalie Sandra Abstreiter with 2:!5 to play, giving the Eagles a 2-1 victory.
After missing three weeks and five games, Boston College men’s basketball returned to action Saturday in a 81-65 loss to NC State.
Boston College women’s basketball lost to Notre Dame 83-73 on Sunday despite a season-high 13 3-pointers. The Eagles played three competitive quarters but let the Irish run away with the lead in the fourth.
Boston College women’s hockey won its second game in as many days against Merrimack Saturday despite a late surge by the Warriors.