Freshman Christopher Grando helped the Eagles extend their winning streak at Vermont on Saturday evening in a 5-1 victory.
After struggling all year long on special teams, the Eagles exploded for four power-play goals against Vermont to keep their season alive.
Austin Cangelosi scored the fastest goal in Hockey East playoff history en route to the Eagles’ 7-0 blowout over Vermont.
Two minutes into double overtime, Andie Anastos rebounded Kenzie Kent’s shot and found the back of the net, propelling BC to a 4-3 win over Vermont and sending it to Sunday’s Hockey East final.
Despite taking two one-goal leads, BC failed to hold off Vermont for the second night in a row. Fueled by physical play and Brian Bowen, the Catamounts forced a 2-2 tie on Senior Night in Conte Forum.
For the first time since January 2008, Boston College tied for the second game in a row, putting its place in the hunt for a Hockey East regular-season title in a precarious position.
Despite owning a 3-1 lead in the third period, No. 11 BC couldn’t hang on for the win, ultimately tying Vermont, 3-3.
After notching a pair of wins against the Catamounts over the weekend, goaltender Katie Burt became the all-time wins leader for the Eagles.
Vermont goaltender Packy Munson did a great job quelling BC’s attack, but the Eagles simply had too much talent for the Catamounts to handle.