David Cotton opened the scoring with just seconds remaining in the first period, and BC men’s hockey used a great defensive effort to beat Massachusetts and advance to the Hockey East Tournament final.
In the latest edition of our weekly roundup, we take a look at men’s hockey winning its Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal against Providence, lacrosse blowing out Georgetown to move to 9-0, and more.
The Eagles blew a two-goal lead, but they still prevailed in overtime against the Friars, setting up a decisive Game 3 on Sunday.
David Cotton notched a goal and an assist and Joe Woll made 31 saves, but it wasn’t enough as BC men’s hockey lost 4-2 to Northeastern in the Beanpot final Monday night.
The Eagles also snapped a 22-game non-conference losing streak, as freshmen Jack McBain and Patrick Giles scored and the penalty kill was superb all night long, holding the Crimson to an 0-for-4 mark on the man advantage.
Despite being outshot by 11, BC never trailed in the contest, but the River Hawks cut numerous deficits to force a hard-fought tie.
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.