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.
Logan Hutsko scored the game-winning goal with eight minutes to play, as the Eagles beat Providence 2-1 on Sunday to advance to the Hockey East semifinals at T.D. Garden.
The Eagles blew a two-goal lead, but they still prevailed in overtime against the Friars, setting up a decisive Game 3 on Sunday.
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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.
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.
The Eagles got goals from four different players, but couldn’t hold off an inspired New Hampshire attack, which notched six goals over the final two periods to beat BC.
Joey Daccord, a product of North Andover, Mass., turned in a 32-save shutout to extend BC’s non-conference losing streak to a remarkable 25 games.
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.