Logan Hutsko scored the game-winning goal with eight minutes to play, as the Eagles beat Providence 2-1 on Sunday to advance to the Hockey East semifinals at T.D. Garden.
The Eagles blew a two-goal lead, but they still prevailed in overtime against the Friars, setting up a decisive Game 3 on Sunday.
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.
After three disappointing losses to start the new semester, a return to conference play was just what BC needed as it knocked off No. 7 Providence on Friday night.
Captain Casey Fitzgerald netted a clutch goal in overtime to give the Eagles a 4-3 win, their first Hockey East victory of the season.
The Eagles’ freshman goaltender put up 27 saves against the Friars, lifting them to a 3-1 victory.