You wouldn’t expect the most exciting play in a 5-1 hockey game to come on the defensive end, but that was the case on Saturday. While Providence lit up the scoreboard in a rout of Boston College, it was PC freshman goalie Jon Gillies that stole the show.
With both teams still scoreless midway through the first period, Gillies misplayed a carom off the rear boards, leaving a wide-open net for BC’s Brendan Silk. But in a move reminiscent of Tim Thomas in the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals, the young netminder dove across the crease, foiling Silk’s bid with a spectacular stick save.
Just over halfway through the first period during the Providence Friars-Boston College Eagles hockey game, Providence goalie Jon Gillies made this jaw dropping save. The puck was dumped in by Boston College and took a funny bounce off the boards. Gillies who had gone out to play the puck, left Brendan Silk with a completely wide-open net when the puck magically ended up on his...
It appears the ACC Network graphics crew was either asleep at the wheel during their broadcast of the Boston College-Virginia basketball game. New Mexico is currently ranked #14 in the AP Poll so the mistake wasn’t too horrible, but embarrassing nonetheless. Boston College beat Virginia 53-52.
Here are some final thoughts and observations from NC State's 82-64 win over Boston College.
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