Boston University women’s hockey started off the season slowly, winning just one of its first seven games, but enters the Beanpot on a roll. The Terriers are unbeaten in their last seven games.
The Eagles have won the last five regular season titles, but a white-hot Northeastern side and an uncharacteristic season from Katie Crowley’s bunch has BC looking up at the holiday break.
The Eagles bring a spotless 7-0 record at Kelley Rink in the 53rd edition of the Battle for Comm Ave, with BU failing to win a game in four tries against them last season.
Daryl Watts was crowned the national player of the year on Saturday morning when she became the first freshman, let alone underclassmen, to ever win the Patty Kazmaier Award.
A bit more than a month ago, BC pulled out a 4-3 victory at Walter Brown Arena. Still undefeated in the Hockey East, the Eagles will look to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the season series this weekend.