Mellissa Channell broke a scoreless deadlock with 16 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting No. 1 Wisconsin over the Eagles, 1-0, in the Frozen Four.
For the first time all season, BC scored first against its crosstown rivals. It set the tone for what was a dominant Eagles performance. But many will remember the final five minutes of play and its ensuing fight.
After a season of struggles against Boston University, Boston College bit back when it mattered most, shutting out the Terriers at TD Garden.
In St. Charles, Mo., the Eagles will be tasked with facing the nation’s top-ranked team in their second straight trip to the Frozen Four.
After struggling all year long on special teams, the Eagles exploded for four power-play goals against Vermont to keep their season alive.
The Eagles had six different goal scorers on the day against the Saints to punch a ticket to St. Charles, Mo. for the 2017 Frozen Four.
Austin Cangelosi scored the fastest goal in Hockey East playoff history en route to the Eagles’ 7-0 blowout over Vermont.
For the second straight night, Andie Anastos piloted an overtime victory. This time, the senior captain gathered a loose puck and flung a shot past Brittany Bulgalksi, lifting the Eagles over Northeastern and atop the Hockey East.
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.
The Eagles once had a guaranteed path to the NCAA Tournament. Now, after their seventh-straight winless game, they’re all but guaranteed to need to win the Hockey East Tournament.