Julius Mattila recorded his first career hat-trick for the Eagles, scoring in all three periods, and Logan Hutsko also netted a goal as BC cruised to a 4-0 win over Connecticut Thursday night.
The Battle of Comm. Ave resumes this weekend, with a home-and-home series between the longtime rivals that both find themselves looking up at Massachusetts in the Hockey East standings.
David Cotton netted a goal and an assist, and Jack McBain and Patrick Giles both logged their first collegiate points in the Eagles’ three-goal win over Vermont. BC has now beaten the Catamounts five-straight times.
For the first time since the 1936-37 season, BC has lost its first five games of the regular season, committing 10 penalties in a tough road loss to Merrimack on Friday.
Having lost their first three games of the season for the first time since the 1930s, the Eagles return home desperate for a win against St. Cloud State—a team that swept BC last season.
BC hasn’t won a non-conference game since November 2016, with the latest defeat a shutout at the hands of a Quinnipiac team that is now 3-0-1 all-time against the Eagles.