BC entered the third period down one, but four goals in the final frame—three of which were scored by Jesper and Julius Mattila—guaranteed the Eagles a much-needed win and a first round bye in the Hockey East playoffs.
Although BC didn’t score six-plus goals, like it did in its previous four meetings with Massachusetts, the Eagles’ defense and Logan Hutsko’s second-period goal were enough to seal the victory.
The Eagles lost graduate transfer defenseman Kevin Lohan over the weekend, but battled for a defensive victory over Massachusetts at Kelley Rink.
Donovan Casey hit for the cycle in his first four at-bats and the Eagles bounced back with a commanding victory over UMass.
In a busy weekend for BC tennis, the men took down BU but lost to Louisville, while the women defeated UMass but fell to Brown.
Six different Eagles found the back of the net in a dominating victory against Hockey East’s basement dweller.
DJ Recny examines how BC’s stifling defense managed to overpower the Minutemen and lead to scoring opportunities for the Eagles.