Game 11: Boston College-UMass Hockey Gameday


It is again UMass hockey gameday for the Boston College Eagles, this time featuring a trip to Amherst.

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Boston College is hoping to sweep the regular season with the Minutemen by going out to their barn and beating them tonight.

The Eagles got a big win the last time they stepped out onto the ice, beating Michigan State in East Lansing last weekend to halt a four-game losing streak, their longest such in a decade. Tonight, Boston College hockey’s main objective is to prevent themselves from making it five losses out of six, which would also drop them back under .500 for the season.

This is an important game already in Hockey East play. With the Boston University Terriers looking much improved and other teams like Providence, UMass-Lowell, and Vermont not going away, as well as an early season loss to UConn in one of the games most of us would have penciled in as a win, the Eagles need to begin accumulating conference points again.

Boston College is already nine points out of first place, which is quite a distance to be behind in November. If the Eagles are going to be the team they want to be, it has to start with two points tonight in Amherst.

Boston College-UMass Hockey Gameday:
Game Info

7:00pm Eastern

Mullins Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

Live stream through UMass Athletics (pay to play)

WEEI 850 AM (Jon Rish, Andy Powers)
WHMP 1400AM/96.9FM in Amherst

Records and Rankings
Boston College is ranked number 12 in the nation and has an overall record of 5-5-0. In their most recent game, they beat the Michigan State Spartans, 3-2.

Massachusetts is unranked and has a 3-5-0 record on the season. In their most recent game, they snapped a three-game losing streak by beating American International, 7-1. The Minutemen have not played in two weeks.

Most Recent Results vs. UMass Hockey
October 19, 2012: Boston College wins, 5-4 in OT (at UMass)
November 4, 2012: Boston College wins, 3-2 (at BC)
January 18, 2013: UMass wins, 5-2 (at BC)
November 14, 2013: Boston College wins, 2-1 (at UMass)
November 15, 2013: Tied, 2-2 (at BC)
October 25, 2014: Boston College wins, 4-1 (at BC)