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NCAA Hockey Tournament Roundup: Denver Gives BC Early Exit In 5-2 Win

After getting bounced in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East tournament, Boston College entered the Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship searching for redemption. But Denver had other plans. The second-seeded Pioneers scored three goals in the third period and held off a late comeback to hand the third-seeded Eagles a 5-2 loss in the opening round...
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DU Pioneers defeat Boston College, one win away from Final Four

PROVIDENCE, R.i. — Led by captain Grant Arnold of Centennial, the University of Denver is one win shy of its first Frozen Four berth since winning back-to-back NCAA championships in 2005.

Isn't it suppose to be Spring?

It is only fitting that following a winter that no one in Boston will forget, the first Boston College "open scrimmage" was filled with snow. The team started things early just to avoid the worst part of the scheduled storm. With the bubble down, the forecast becomes a much more important part of the planning process.According to Adam Kurkjian, all three QBs looked green. But how...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver is better equipped to face BC Eagles in NCAA Tournament rematch

PROVIDENCE, r.i. — The 2006 movie "The Departed" was filmed in South Boston, not far from the Boston College campus in Chesnut Hill, Mass.

Tweets of the Week

Coughlin has an iPhone but only knows how to text. "I don't trust the lady in GPS. Don't trust her."— Kevin Clark (@KevinClarkWSJ) March 25, 2015 Gottfried with a stump for the ACC, too: "No disrespect to Villanova, they're obviously very, very good ... "— Joe Giglio (@jwgiglio) March 22, 2015 Gottfried cont.: "... but I'm not sure they're winning our league."— Joe Giglio...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 NCAA hockey East Regional

When Boston College and Denver met in the first round of last year’s NCAA hockey tournament, they did so as polar opposites. A defensive-minded Pioneers squad led by senior netminder Sam Brittain squared off against a high-powered Eagles offense led by college hockey folk hero Johnny Gaudreau. The Eagles routed the Pioneers in that Northeast Regional tilt, 6-2, […] The post...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

DU hockey to play Boston College in NCAA Tournament opener

For the second consecutive year, the University of Denver hockey team will open the NCAA Tournament against Boston College.

BC starts Scholarship Fund for Marathon Couple

There were many inspirational stories that came out of the Boston Marathon Bombing, but one that captured the hearts and attention of the BC community was that of Patrick Downes '05 and his wife Jessica Kensky. Now the Boston College Class of 2005 has started a scholarship to honor both and is raising money in conjunction with BC. The class hopes to fully endow the scholarship and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro Day speaks to past recruiting and current development

24 NFL teams sent representatives to BC's annual Pro Day. Considering we lack any true first day draft picks, that sort of turnout is impressive. Of the potential draftees, Andy Gallik probably generated the most attention, but there weren't 24 teams there to see just him. This Pro Day was about the diamonds in the rough that helped lead the resurrection of BC football under Addazio...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

BC’s Thatcher Demko Makes Incredible Diving Save In Loss To UVM (Video)

The Boston College Eagles lost their Hockey East playoff series, but goalie Thatcher Demko might have made the play of the year in a losing effort. The Eagles were shocked when they were upended by the University of Vermont on Sunday night, as UVM took the do-or-die Game 3 battle in Chestnut Hill. The Catamounts wound up with a stunning 1-0 win, but it could have been worse had it...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanlan ready for new challenges

The Boston College basketball season ended as expected at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday, with an 81-63 loss to North Carolina in the second round of the ACC tournament. In Jim Christian’s first season at The Heights, the Eagles finished…Read more →
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Hayes Goes Beast Mode, Scores On Great Individual Effort

Former Boston College standout Kevin Hayes is having quite the impressive first season in New York this year, and this highlight from last night’s game against the Islanders might end up being one of the best from his rookie campaign. Hayes took a breakout pass after sneaking behind the Islanders’ defense, then shrugged off the Isles’ Thomas Hickey Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina vs. Boston College: Game Time, TV Channel, Betting Line, Prediction

Tuesday, 12-seed Boston College snuck by Georgia Tech, 66-65, to set up a second round date with 5-seed North Carolina in the ACC Tournament. The contest will take place at Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina. The winner will get 4-seed Louisville tomorrow. You can see the entire ACC Tournament bracket here. UNC/Twitter Date: Wednesday, March 11th Time: 2:00 PM EST Location:...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

FSU Streak at Nine as ‘Noles Sweep Eagles

Florida State began ACC play on the right foot as FSU completed a 3-game weekend sweep of Boston College to improve to 13-3 for the season. Florida State opened the weekend at Dick Howser Stadium with a shutout and concluded it by rallying past the Eagles in each of the final two games. Florida State will conclude a 14-game homestand this week with a 2-game set against UCF on Tuesday...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

BC closing on the right note

Give Boston College basketball coach Jim Christian and the Eagles credit for their work ethic. Although the Eagles (12-18, 4-14) will almost certainly be done for the season by the end of the week, their 3-game winning streak to end…Read more →
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox, BC Eagles Wear No. 3 Jerseys To Honor Pete Frates (Photos)

With Boston College in town for an exhibition game Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox took the opportunity to honor former Eagles baseball player Pete Frates. Every Red Sox and BC Eagle wore Frates’ No. 3 jersey in the spring training matchup at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla. Frates, who suffers from ALS, created the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to raise...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Young Boston College Fan Has Some Interesting Dance Moves

Boston College’s women’s basketball team fell 86-68 to No. 9 Florida State yesterday, but the action on the court paled in comparison to the dance moves exhibited by a young BC fan in the stands.  Check out the determination on his face: This kid deserves a lot of props. His boys are cracking up at first but he shows no insecurity or shyness. He’s just trying to break it...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell, Boston College skate to tie

UMass Lowell ties Boston College on the road. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The 2014-15 Hockey East regular season is coming close to an end and every point counts, including the single point the UMass Lowell River Hawks and Boston College Eagles picked up on Friday night as the teams skate to a tie, 2-2. With the tie, the River Hawks now own a 17...
Via Mill City Sports
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell at Boston College

The UMass Lowell River Hawks offense finally came alive on Saturday against the UMass Minutemen, 7-1. Now they will be even more tested when the drop the puck on the road against the Boston College Eagles. The River Hawks face the Eagles opening night at the Tsongas Center on Friday, October 10, 2014. UMass Lowell managed to pick up a huge win over Boston College, 5-2. ...
Via Mill City Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Miami Forgot To Box Out BC’s Garland Owens, And A Vicious Put-Back Dunk Resulted

Miami and Boston College are playing an President’s Day matinee in Chestnut Hill this afternoon, and it’s a close game right before halftime. Earlier in the first half, Miami made the fundamental mistake of not boxing out a BC player, and the Hurricanes paid for it. Eagles’ forward Garland Owens, no-stranger to getting some air, slipped behind the Miami defense and jammed home...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Vermont Survives No. 10 BC In 3-2 Overtime Win

It took a miracle for Boston College to reach overtime, but in the extra period, its luck finally ran out. Freshman forward Alex Tuch scored for the No. 10 Eagles (17-10-2) with 9.6 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime, but Vermont forward Anthony Petruzzelli scored 1:47 into added time to help the No. 17 Catamounts (17-10-2)...
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse Guard Kaleb Joseph Throws Down Awesome Dunk Against Boston College

Syracuse guard Kaleb Joseph had a pretty good game Wednesday night against Boston College. The freshman guard only had 2 rebounds to go with 4 assists, a steal and 14 points, but it is how he came about the 14 points that makes the night awesome. The man did not miss a shot going 7-7 on the night.Of course when you throw down dunks like this it is not hard to have a perfect night...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston College Unveils Throwback Uniforms For Syracuse Game

Last season, Syracuse basketball opened the season 25-0 before falling to a lowly Boston College team. The shocking loss was notable for those who believe in jinxes, because it was the game for which Syracuse broke out throwback uniforms. Including the BC game, Syracuse finished the season 3-6, with a second round NCAA Tournament loss to Dayton.  This year’s Boston College team...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern Ends Boston College’s Beanpot Streak, Will Face BU In Final

BOSTON — Northeastern’s 26-year drought without a Beanpot championship is the longest active drought of the four teams that compete in Boston’s annual college hockey tournament. The Huskies are one win away from ending more than a quarter century of frustration after defeating Boston College 3-2 with a late third-period goal from defenseman Dustin Darou in the semifinals Tuesday...
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: BC’s Steve Addazio Invites All ‘Dudes And Dudettes’ To This Year’s Pinstripe Bowl

Boston College head coach Steve Addazio is usually more of a Vine guy, but he extended beyond his normal six seconds to invite all of the “dudes and dudettes” in the Boston College community to head down to New York City for the Pinstripe Bowl. The video also includes Addazio’s tourism advice for those spending the weekend in New York…in very Steve Addazio-fashion. BC...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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