Eagles Head to UNH for Hockey East Opener on Saturday

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College travels to the Whittemore Center in Durham for its Hockey East opener on Saturday evening in opposition to New Hampshire at 7 p.m. The sport will air reside on ESPN+ and WEEI 850 AM. BC and UNH meet once more on the Heights subsequent Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. to whole their two-game common season collection.

OPENING NIGHT
• Sixth-ranked Quinnipiac spoiled the primary sport of the Greg Brown technology remaining Friday evening with a 4-0 non-conference victory over Boston College at Kelley Rink
• Quinnipiac netminder Yaniv Perets stopped all 16 photographs he confronted for the shutout
• The Bobcats struck first simply 3 mins into the evening when Zach Metsa one-timed a blank faceoff win by way of Skyler Brind’Amour blocker aspect on the facility play
• BC could not pull even regardless of breakaways from Lukas Gustafsson and Cam Burke later within the length and Trevor Kuntar hit the publish six mins into the center body
• QU added to its lead at 12:48 on a proper level wrist shot from Charles-Alexis Legault that snuck throughout the left publish via visitors

SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
• UNH earned street wins over Clarkson and St. Lawrence within the North Country remaining weekend to start the 12 months 2-0-0
• Senior Ryan Black and sophomore Liam Devlin each had 3 issues within the pair of wins
• Freshman Tyler Muszelik and senior David Fessenden each and every picked up a victory in web
• Rookie Damien Carfagna used to be named the Hockey East Defender of the Week and Muszelik used to be named Rookie of the Week
• Last season, the Wildcats completed 14-19-1 total and 8-15-1 in Hockey East play

SERIES HISTORY
• The faculties will face off for the 163rd assembly within the all-time collection on Saturday
• Boston College leads the best-ever collection 79-67-16
• The faculties are lifeless even at 4-4-1 within the remaining 9 conferences, and 8 of the ones contests had been determined by way of a function or much less
• The Eagles are simply 1-3-1 of their remaining 5 journeys to Durham with 3 extra time video games
• Jan. 8, 2021 two seasons in the past used to be BC’s first domestic loss to New Hampshire in additional than 9 years (Nov. 5, 2010), snapping an 11-game domestic unbeaten run (9-0-2) in opposition to UNH

RECENT MEETINGS
• UNH swept Boston College in a home-and-home weekend collection on Jan. 14-15 of remaining season, pulling out a 3-2 victory in Durham ahead of posting a 5-2 street win at Kelley Rink
• In the postseason, senior captain Marc McLaughlin’s 2d function of the evening with 9:04 left in extra time propelled No. 8 seed BC to an exciting 4-3 victory over No. 9 seed New Hampshire within the Hockey East Opening Round at Kelley Rink
• The Wildcats got here again from 3-1 down within the 3rd length to power OT, however Marshall Warren arrange McLaughlin on the left doorstep to beat Mike Robinson

UP NEXT
• Boston College will face Northeastern at Matthews Arena in a non-conference matchup subsequent Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
 

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