BC’s relentless pressure on net, ability to kill off power plays, and physicality fueled their dominance over the Black Bears.
Boston College men’s hockey put up 59 shots on Maine but struggled to convert until the second period and walked away with a 3-0 win.
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.
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 won the Hockey East regular season despite being picked fourth in the preseason poll, but came up short in almost every major game during the course of the year.