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.
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.
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 Joseph Woll allowed three goals in the first 10 minutes, Eagles are in a precarious position this title season, losing 3-1 to Merrimack at home for the first time in almost 20 years.
Without a lead for the first 56 minutes of the game, Chris Calnan’s third-period goal capped off an emotional comeback for the Eagles against the Irish in their final Hockey East matchup.
Behind 34 saves from Jake Oettinger, the Terriers defeated the Eagles in multiple games for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
Four Eagles returned from World Juniors play to lift No. 8 BC over Providence in the Frozen Fenway matchup.
Boston College struggled to generate offensive pressure against Minnesota. It got worse when the Eagles lost Ryan Fitzgerald.
After two years on the job, sports editor Michael Sullivan is no longer afraid to fly. So he’s taking off again.