Despite outshooting the Huskies, 37-32, BC suffered a 3-0 blanking in the first round of Beanpot Tournament, its first shutout loss in the annual competition since 1988.
The Huskies scored twice in the span of 28 seconds, less than seven minutes into the first period and never looked back, besting the Eagles for the first time in four years.
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.
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.
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.
Two quick power play goals for St. Cloud State proved to be the difference makers in the Eagles’ 3-1 loss on Saturday night.