The Eagles have scored just five goals in four games to start the season, and are hoping that the Warriors will be the perfect cure for their offensive struggles. After all, BC is 10-1-2 in its last 13 games against Merrimack
Three different BC skaters—Lindsay Agnew, Megan Keller, and Daryl Watts—found the back of the cage, and the Eagles kicked off the conference slate with a decisive victory.
Despite being outshot for the second night in a row, the Eagles escaped Kelley Rink with another one-goal victory, outlasting 10th-seeded Merrimack and, in effect, booking a trip to TD Garden.
After a two-week hiatus, the Eagles will host 10th-seeded Merrimack in the Hockey East Quarterfinals with a third-consecutive trip to TD Garden on the line.
Daryl Watts, who leads the country in scoring, recorded a career-high five points on Tuesday, guiding BC to a series sweep over the Warriors.
After failing to materialize any sort of offense in the first period and a half of play, the Eagles erupted for three goals in the second frame, erasing a two-goal deficit, en route to a comeback win.
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.