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.
Oliver Wahlstrom and Christopher Brown both recorded two goals, and the Eagles were 3-for-5 on the power play in a dominant exhibition win over New Brunswick to start the 2018 season.
Just like last year, the Eagles will face off against Boston University in the Hockey East Tournament Semifinals on Friday night, looking to reach their second-consecutive conference championship.
Goaltender Joseph Woll notched his first and the team’s second blanking of the year, and the Eagles erupted for five goals to pick up their second-straight win on their final road trip of the regular season.
With Joseph Woll representing the United States in the IIHF World Junior Championship, head coach Jerry York turned to backup Ryan Edquist on Saturday. The sophomore didn’t disappoint, holding the Huskies scoreless.
While BC did score four goals on Friday night, it could have actually beaten its crosstown rival, if it weren’t for a handful of turnovers and sloppy special teams play.
The Eagles got off to a hot start in the 275th meeting between the two teams, but the Terriers stormed back with two three-goal stretches in the first and second periods.