Three-point nights from Julius Mattila and David Cotton was enough to lift BC past the Badgers, who the Eagles have had problems with in the last few seasons.
Spencer Knight made his debut and stopped 20 of 21 shots, while four different BC players—both returners and newcomers—found the back of the net in a win over New Brunswick on Saturday afternoon.
The all-time winningest coach in college hockey, York became just the fifth college coach to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
David Cotton has always excelled in big games for the Eagles, but in 2018-19 he took his overall game to another level. The forward banged home 23 goals for BC and led the team in points, earning him The Heights Male Athlete of the Year Award.
It was a disappointing conclusion to the season as the Eagles fell to the Huskies and also saw Logan Hutsko leave with a serious injury.
BC men’s hockey couldn’t quite complete a comeback in the Hockey East Final, falling 3-2 to No. 6 Northeastern Friday night and seeing its NCAA Tournament hopes come to an end in the process.
Led by goaltender Joseph Woll, who tallied 36 saves against a top-ranked Minutemen offense, BC advanced to the Hockey East Final, where it will face Northeastern.
The Hockey East announced there is not enough evidence to move forward with discipline regarding an alleged racist remark by a Boston College hockey player and considered the matter resolved.
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.
The Eagles tied the game six minutes into the second period thanks to a goal from Casey Fitzgerald, and Marc McLaughlin and David Cotton added third-period goals as BC beat the No. 9 Huskies 3-1 on Senior Night Friday.