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.
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.
After a scoreless first period, UMass Lowell erupted for three goals in the second period while Riverhawks goalkeeper Tyler Wall finished with 28 saves, as UMass Lowell beat BC 3-0 Saturday night.
After falling behind 1-0, the Eagles responded with a trio of goals from unique scorers and knocked off the Huskies for their third win in their last four games.
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 Eagles shuffled their lines a lot over the first five games—all losses—but have since settled on a David Cotton-led first line that has lifted BC to three straight wins and a sweep of Vermont.
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.
Despite coming out strong in overtime, BC watched rival BU score the game winner with four minutes left, knocking the Eagles out of both the Hockey East Tournament and likely a potential NCAA berth.