Alex Newhook had his first multi-goal game in an Eagles uniform, Spencer Knight registered a 30-save shutout, and No. 19 BC thoroughly dispatched the visiting Huskies.
Eagles’ goaltender Spencer Knight stopped 28 of 29 shots, but his teammates couldn’t crack Denver’s Magnus Chrona and the Pioneers tacked on a pair of empty netters in a 3-0 win.
Despite putting up a great fight, the Eagles were defeated by UMass at home, extending their losing streak to four games.
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.
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.
Joe Woll turned in a stellar performance for the Eagles with 25 saves, and BC executed on the power play, finishing 1-of-4 on the man advantage for the night in its 4-1 win over Providence.
Oliver Wahlstrom and Christopher Brown both recorded two goals, and the Eagles were 3-for-5 on the power play in a dominant exhibition win over New Brunswick to start the 2018 season.
The Eagles won the Hockey East regular season despite being picked fourth in the preseason poll, but came up short in almost every major game during the course of the year.
Just like last year, the Eagles will face off against Boston University in the Hockey East Tournament Semifinals on Friday night, looking to reach their second-consecutive conference championship.