The Eagles, winners of 11 of their last 12, head back to Worcester, Mass. for a rematch with a Crusaders team that they beat handily earlier this year.
Behind goals from four different players, BC rallied for two unanswered goals after giving up an early two-goal lead to knock off its Comm. Ave rival—who it hasn’t lost to since Nov. 5, 2016.
The Eagles bring a spotless 7-0 record at Kelley Rink in the 53rd edition of the Battle for Comm Ave, with BU failing to win a game in four tries against them last season.
Caitrin Lonergan opened the scoring for the Eagles, while Megan Keller added two goals in the second period and Maddy McArthur made 16 saves to preserve the shutout for BC.
Caitrin Lonergan opened the scoring four minutes before the end of the first period, and Olivia Finocchario added her first career goal in the third frame to seal the victory for the Eagles.
For the 21st time in a row, BC knocked off Hockey East foe Vermont, running its all-time record against its New England neighbors to a remarkable 45-3-3.
After a whirlwind two years that featured months in Florida and South Korea, then culminated in an Olympic gold medal, Kali Flanagan has returned to BC to finish the national title push she’s prominently featured in.
Cayla Barnes scored the equalizer with 27.5 seconds remaining in regulation, and Grace Bizal slotted the game-winner in the extra frame to secure a second-straight overtime victory and a series sweep of the Saints.
Lindsay Agnew scored her second goal in a BC uniform, and it was a big one—the junior transfer from Minnesota scored a minute into overtime to lift the Eagles past visiting Saint Lawrence.