David Cotton opened the scoring with just seconds remaining in the first period, and BC men’s hockey used a great defensive effort to beat Massachusetts and advance to the Hockey East Tournament final.
A seven seed for the first time since 1993, the Eagles will look to carry over their regular season success and pull off an upset against No. 8 Providence in the best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinals.
Weekly Roundup: Women’s Hockey Moves to Hockey East Semifinals, Baseball Splits Four Games in Kentucky
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at women’s hockey sweeping Connecticut in the Hockey East quarterfinals, baseball splitting four games in Kentucky, and much more.
David Cotton and Aapeli Rasanen nabbed goals for the Eagles, but Northeastern broke the game open with three third-period goals and comfortably beat BC 4-2 Saturday night.
The Eagles tied the game six minutes into the second period thanks to a goal from Casey Fitzgerald, and Marc McLaughlin and David Cotton added third-period goals as BC beat the No. 9 Huskies 3-1 on Senior Night Friday.
The losing streak hit six for BC, as Maine’s Mitchell Fossier scored with less than a minute left in overtime to lift the Black Bears to a series sweep.
Graham McPhee scored in both the first and second period for the Eagles, but Massachusetts responded with three goals in the second frame to earn a 4-2 victory and sweep BC.
David Cotton notched a goal and an assist and Joe Woll made 31 saves, but it wasn’t enough as BC men’s hockey lost 4-2 to Northeastern in the Beanpot final Monday night.
After a scoreless first period, UMass Lowell erupted for three goals in the second period while Riverhawks goalkeeper Tyler Wall finished with 28 saves, as UMass Lowell beat BC 3-0 Saturday night.
The Eagles also snapped a 22-game non-conference losing streak, as freshmen Jack McBain and Patrick Giles scored and the penalty kill was superb all night long, holding the Crimson to an 0-for-4 mark on the man advantage.