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If the Ping Pong Balls Fell Right…Or Did They?

The Celtics just finished their second run to the finals in three seasons, coming up just short of Banner 18, what would have been the second title over that short span. The Celtics recent playoff success of course comes on the heels of the worst period of C’s basketball in their history. The previous 14 […]

Three BC Hockey Players Charged in Crash

The Eagles may have won the National Championship mere weeks ago, but the news is not all good surrounding the hockey program at the Heights Monday morning. Three BC Hockey players were in a vehicle which struck a MBTA Green Line trolley just east of campus early Monday. In addition to the three hockey players, […]

BC Wins National Championship Behind Muse, Atkinson

Boston College won its second national championship in three years with a 5-0 victory over Wisconsin Saturday night. The Eagles have been to four championship games in the past five seasons and got revenge on the Badgers from the 2006 title game, which went to the Madison bunch. The championship was the fourth in BC […]

Eagles Continue to Own Miami; Muse Perfect in NCAAs

Boston College will advance to yet another NCAA Championship Game after ousting Miami (Ohio) yet again the the tournament, 7-1. The Eagles will face Wisconsin in the final Saturday night in a rematch of the 2006 final, which the Badgers won. Wisconsin also won their semifinal easily, 8-1 over RIT. The Eagles have now beaten […]

BC and Skinner Split After 13 Seasons

Al Skinner will not be on the Eagles sideline next season, closing the book on the most successful basketball coach in the program’s history. Skinner compiled a 247-165 record with the Eagles and now holds a 385-291 record overall in his coaching career, spanning 22 seasons with a stop at Rhode Island prior to BC. […]

BC Outduels Yale to Advance to Frozen Four

The Eagles and Bulldogs staged one of the wildest hockey games one may ever see in Sunday’s Northeast Regional Final. BC, the top seed, survived third seeded Yale 9-7 to advance to the Frozen Four. Yale used three goalies and 16 players made it onto the scoresheet. John Muse remains undefeated in NCAA tournament games […]

BC Moves on, UNH Shut Down

Hockey East is down to one team as the original field of 16 was whittled down to six after the second day of action. The Northeast and Midwest Regionals will send their members to the Frozen Four on Sunday to trim the field to four. BC skated past Alaska-Fairbanks 3-1 in the day’s first game […]

UNH Rips Cornell; Vermont Penalties Spell Doom

Hockey East saw two of its three teams in the NCAA Tournament in action on the tourney’s opening night with mixed results. New Hampshire, playing in an evening contest, got off to a slow start, trailing 1-0 with three minutes to go in the second period to Cornell and their goalie, Ben Scrivens. Scrivens had not […]

BC Up to Third in Pre-Tournament Poll

The brackets were announced on Sunday morning and USCHO.com released its latest poll on schedule days before the tournament is to begin. For the first time since December, teams other than Miami and Denver got first place votes, however, the two titans this season have held the top spots since November and the trend continues […]

BC, UNH, Vermont in NCAA Hockey Tournament

The NCAA Men’s Hockey Championship bracket was announced Sunday morning and Hockey East will see three teams in the 16 team field. Boston College, the Hockey East tournament champions will be a number one seed in the Northeast Regional in nearby Worcester. New Hampshire, the Hockey East regular season champs, will be the East’s third […]

BC Wins Ninth Hockey East Title Over Maine

Maine executed their best-in-the-nation power play perfectly and BC goalie John Muse did not have his best outing, but the Eagles proved that they could win a slugfest as well, downing Maine 7-6 in overtime to claim their ninth Hockey East tournament title. Their eight coming into the night was already tops in the conference, […]

Eagles and Black Bears to Meet for Hockey East Title

BC knows that it will be playing in NCAA Hockey’s playoff tournament, but BU and Maine were playing an elimination game and Vermont needed some help to get in. BC did Vermont, and the rest of the league, no favors in a 3-0 win over the Catamounts in the early semifinal. Maine jumped on BU […]

Patriots to Play Lions on Thanksgiving

According to Mike Florio at ProFootballTalk, the Patriots will be the Lions opponent on Turkey Day this season. Mr. Florio’s reasoning notes that since the Jets are now hosting the late Thanksgiving game, they obviously cannot play in one of the day games. With the Lions playing on CBS, their opponent must come from the […]

BC Remains No. 4 in Latest Hockey Poll

Last week saw some upsets in the early rounds of the nation’s college hockey tournaments, but the top five in the latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey Poll remained unchanged from last week. Denver solidified its grip on first with 46 of 50 first place votes, while Miami remained in second with the other four […]

Hockey East Semis Set as UNH Upset, BC Sweeps

With seven of the teams finishing within four points of each other, quarterfinals going the distance and overtimes were to be expected and the conference delivered! Second-seeded BC swept the seven-seed UMass behind freshman goalie Parker Milner, who struggled, and junior John Muse. Other than that, the other three series went to a third game, […]