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February 11, 2012
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NESN ANNOUNCES PROVIDENCE COLLEGE AT BOSTON COLLEGE AS FLEX GAME FOR SATURDAY, FEB. 25TH
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Boston College will host Providence College in a NESN Flex telecast on February 25

WAKEFIELD, Mass. - The Hockey East Association and the New England Sports Network (NESN) announced on Saturday afternoon that the matchup between Providence College at Boston College will be broadcast live from Conte Forum on Saturday, February 25th at 3:30pm. NESN's coverage will begin at 3:00pm with Hockey East Face-Off LIVE.

This is second announcement of NESN's new flex scheduling option, allowing the network, for the first time ever to choose the best match-up for the final three weeks of the Hockey East regular-season schedule. The pick for the Saturday, March 3rd flex game will be announced on Saturday, February 18th.

In 160 all-time meetings between the two programs, Boston College leads, 103-45-12. The Eagles won nine consecutive meetings, including one this season on December 6. Providence is seeking its first win over BC since a 3-2 victory at Kelley Rink on February 29, 2008.

Mike Logan (play-by-play) and Craig Janney (color analyst) will have the call of the game from the campus of Boston College. Hockey East Face-Off LIVE will feature studio host Jamison Coyle and analyst Josh Ciocco.

The Hockey East Association is a 10-team Division I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and an eightteam Division I women's league which began play in 2002-03. The men's league has won seven NCAA championships in the past 19 years. Since 1999, Hockey East has won five NCAA Championships and has placed 18 teams in the Frozen Four, along with 45 teams in the NCAA Tournament.

NESN has consistently been one of the top rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 3.7 million homes nationally as NESN National. NESN.com, the network's online sports news service, is one of the most visited regional sports network websites in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and the Boston Bruins.

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