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.
BC scored five or more goals for the first time in over two months, including three in the second period alone, completing the regular season sweep of the Wildcats.
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.
After giving up three goals in the opening period, BC stormed back to make it a one-score game on two separate occasions, before ultimately dropping the first round affair.
With Joseph Woll representing the United States in the IIHF World Junior Championship, head coach Jerry York turned to backup Ryan Edquist on Saturday. The sophomore didn’t disappoint, holding the Huskies scoreless.
Friday night’s affair in Kelley Rink left Boston College men’s hockey with its first loss of the season, as the University of Wisconsin earned a 5-2 victory. The Eagles (0-1-1) were swallowed in an all-around performance from No. 10 Wisconsin (4-1-0), behind a stellar performance from goalie Kyle Hayton. The graduate transfer stopped all but…
The Eagles had plenty of chances, then capitalized on none in the second period. Wisconsin can’t say the same.
Just like Mike Krzyzewski and Duke men’s basketball, Jerry York and BC men’s hockey will bounce right back to winning ways next year after a disappointingly early end to the 2016-17 season.
With 43 seconds left in the Hockey East final, Ryan Fitzgerald slapped the puck past a crowd of River Hawks. But instead of hitting the twine, it bounced off the crossbar, and the Eagles’ third-period comeback fell short.
The Eagles’ bid for a 12th Hockey East title failed against Massachusetts Lowell, mathematically ending their chances for a berth in the NCAA Tournament.