It looked as though the Boston University Terriers were on their way to their sixth NCAA title in school history on Saturday night, but disaster struck for junior goalie Matt O’Connor in the third period.
The top two offenses in the NCAA will be meeting on Thursday, as Boston College takes on Union College in Frozen Four sudden-death playoff action.
College basketball isn’t the only tournament that takes over March.
The NCAA sure rolls out the red carpet for teams that advance to the Frozen Four. And it’s fair to say this season’s qualifiers aren’t used to it.
Josh Jooris scored two goals, and Troy Grosenick made 29 saves to help Union beat defending national champion Boston College 5-1 on Saturday night in the NCAA East Regional semifinals.
Connor Hellebuyck stopped a first-period penalty shot and finished with 31 saves to help UMass-Lowell rout Wisconsin 6-1 on Friday night in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinals.
Derek Arnold scored with 8:41 left in the third period and UMass-Lowell held off Boston University 1-0 on Saturday night to win its first Hockey East tournament championship and end Jack Parker’s 40-year-run as coach of the Terriers.
With Boston College’s 5-2 win over Boston University on Saturday night, head coach Jerry York inched a step closer to history.
Fresh off their fifth NCAA Championship in school history, the Boston College hockey team stopped by WBZ-TV’s Sports Final on Sunday night to show off their new hardware.
Paul Carey had two goals and Boston College beat Minnesota6-1 to advance to the NCAA championship game for the fifth time in the past seven seasons.