Freshman Jack MacBain knotted an equalizer in the second period, but from then on, the Eagles could not find the back of the net, encountering another setback in 2019.
While Oliver Wahlstrom dispelled rumors of a departure and David Cotton continued to find the back of the net, the Eagles still suffered a shocking home loss to Bentley on Friday afternoon.
Jack McBain got the rally started for the Eagles, deflecting a shot past Wildcats goaltender Mike Robinson two minutes into the third period, before David Cotton continued his hot start and tied the game with seven minutes to play.
The Eagles conceded multiple goals to St. Cloud State in each period, extending their season-opening losing streak to four games, an unprecedented stretch for the historically strong program.
Despite coming out strong in overtime, BC watched rival BU score the game winner with four minutes left, knocking the Eagles out of both the Hockey East Tournament and likely a potential NCAA berth.
After a tough non-conference slate to open the season, the Eagles swept Merrimack in a home-and-home to build much needed momentum.
A goal by J.D. Dudek in the third period helps the Eagles overcome some of the offensive woes that plagued them during a four-game losing streak.
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.
After struggling all year long on special teams, the Eagles exploded for four power-play goals against Vermont to keep their season alive.