Just like Mike Krzyzewski and Duke men’s basketball, Jerry York and BC men’s hockey will bounce right back to winning ways next year after a disappointingly early end to the 2016-17 season.
With 43 seconds left in the Hockey East final, Ryan Fitzgerald slapped the puck past a crowd of River Hawks. But instead of hitting the twine, it bounced off the crossbar, and the Eagles’ third-period comeback fell short.
The Eagles’ bid for a 12th Hockey East title failed against Massachusetts Lowell, mathematically ending their chances for a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
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.
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.
The Office of University Advancement’s latest fundraising effort offered donors the chance to have BC landmarks temporarily named after them.
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.
With its season hanging on the brink, BC had no answers for Massachusetts Lowell’s penalty kill in a complete third-period breakdown.