The Eagles enter Friday night’s matchup looking to take the season series against Massachusetts Lowell, a team that knocked them out of postseason contention a year ago in the Hockey East Finals.
BC hadn’t beat UMass Lowell since 2016, but used an impressive second period to knock off the River Hawks on Saturday night at Kelley Rink.
With five different goal scorers—on two different goalies—Boston College men’s hockey rode its way to a convincing 5-2 win over Massachusetts Lowell to maintain its lead over Hockey East.
Although BC didn’t score six-plus goals, like it did in its previous four meetings with Massachusetts, the Eagles’ defense and Logan Hutsko’s second-period goal were enough to seal the victory.
In their final game of the Ice Vegas Invitational, the Eagles faltered on special teams, giving up a game-tying power-play goal in the third period, and going 0-of-6 on the power play themselves.
Hours after the Eagles upset Duke in basketball, Kelley Rink couldn’t recreate the magic, as men’s hockey was out from the start against conference rival Northeastern.
Connor Moore’s lone goal wasn’t enough against Providence on Friday night, as the Eagles lost to the Friars, 2-1.
This offseason, BC lost all five of last year’s leading scorers. On Saturday, a handful of guys made a case to replace them.
The Eagles launched 41 shots at Arizona State goaltender Joey Daccord—a season-high—in a 3-1 victory at Kelley Rink.