After Daryl Watts tallied a goal in the waning minutes of the third period, Toni Ann Miano netted the game-winner in overtime to crown the Eagles Beanpot Champions for the third year in a row.
Boston University men’s hockey has had an up-and-down season, but enters having recorded a point in each of its last six games as they look for Beanpot title No. 31.
Boston University women’s hockey is looking for it’s first Beanpot championship since 1981, but currently sit three games under .500 as the Terriers have had an underwhelming season thus far.
The third-ranked Eagles are the obvious team to beat in the 40th edition of the Beanpot, but they’ll face stiff competition in the opening round—and anything can happen in the historic tournament.
While BC did score four goals on Friday night, it could have actually beaten its crosstown rival, if it weren’t for a handful of turnovers and sloppy special teams play.
The Eagles got off to a hot start in the 275th meeting between the two teams, but the Terriers stormed back with two three-goal stretches in the first and second periods.