Boston College Eagles hockey is gearing up for the stretch run. Knock on wood, their mid-season swoon seems not to have happened (unless one considers the Holy Cross defeat to be rock-bottom), and they are undefeated in ten straight games. They’re as good a place to start a link dump as any.
The author feels quite strongly that Boston College is the team to beat this year, not only in Hockey East, but for the whole tamale. Well, it is an even-numbered year, so why not think the Eagles are the favorites?
The tandem of Johnny Gaudreau and Kevin Hayes have accumulated over 90 points in 24 games, which is borderline obscene in some states. With their help and that of many others on both sides of the puck, the Eagles are without question the best team in Hockey East this year, and a definite national contender.
Former Boston College women’s hockey player, Olympic silver medalist, and current assistant coach at UMass-Boston, Molly Schaus, is getting ready to go to Sochi. The Natick native is one of three goalies on Team USA’s roster, joined by other Eagles Alex Carpenter and Kelli Stack, the latter of whom was a teammate of Schaus at Kelley Rink.
— BC Athletics (@BCSportsNews) January 23, 2014
Boston College is getting seven official home games next season, which an eighth game not too far away in Foxboro. There will be a lot of Boston College football close to home in 2014, particularly through September.
For the record, the answer to their question should probably be USC.