Terriers, seeking to defend the Beanpot title won a year ago, last played BC in the championship game in 2012, losing 3-2 in overtime. The Commonwealth Avenue rivals have met 21 times previously in the championship game with BU holding a 12-9 edge.
The game also marks be the 270th meeting in the series that began in 1917-18 with BU holding a 130-121-18 lead. The BU Game Notes (link below) includes the scores of all 269 games plus the scores of all BU Beanpot games.Our seniors are ready to defend our title tonight in their final Beanpot game. https://t.co/dHUK38NmVB #BUBeanpot pic.twitter.com/JqvAtHptIV— BU Men's Hockey (@TerrierHockey) February 8, 2016
UPDATE: Freshman Charlie McAvoy, who missed the UMass game with an injury, returns to the line-up tonight.
● Boston Globe: Maguire back after long recovery from concussion
● NCAA.com: Five Things to Watch
►Freshman Jordan Greenway, who scored a pair of goals against UMass, earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors. O'Regan, who scored a goal and assisted on Oskar Andren's game-winner, made the Weekly Top Performers list.
2019 recruit Joel Farabee scored twice and added an assist as Selects Academy 16U defeated the Jersey Hitmen, 5-0, to complete a weekend sweep. On Saturday, the forward had a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win, bringing his team-leading points total to 42 points (15G,27A) in 22 games. With a 21-1-0 record, Selects lead the USPHL 16U South Division.
2017 recruit Brady Tkachuk assisted on the game-winning goal as the U17s defeated the Czech Republic in a pre-tournament game for the Five Nations event that begins tomorrow. Team USA is the host team for the event that also includes teams from Finland, Russia and Sweden.