Weekly Release: Boston College Punches Ticket to Frozen Four
Eagles Return to Tampa to Compete for Their Sixth National Championship
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Warrior Hockey Player of the Week Teddy Doherty of Boston College

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: Boston College emerged from the NCAA Northeast Regional to earn a berth in the 2016 Frozen Four to be held in Tampa, Fla. The Eagles downed Harvard in the semifinals, 4-1, with help from two-goal games by Alex Tuch (Baldwinsville, N.Y.) and Austin Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.). Against Minnesota Duluth in the regional final, the Eagles got two goals from captain Teddy Doherty (Hopkinton, Mass.) and survived a late Bulldogs rally to advance to their 25th Frozen Four, the most by a single team in NCAA history. Goaltender Thatcher Demko (San Diego, Calif.) was named the region's Most Outstanding Player with 60 saves in the two games, while Doherty, Tuch, and Casey Fitzgerald (North Reading, Mass.) were also named to the All-Regional Team ... UMass Lowell advanced to the NCAA East Regional final thanks to heroics from Joe Gambardella (Staten Island, N.Y.). Gambardella netted the game-tying goal 6:12 into the third period and found the back of the net just 1:37 into overtime to send the River Hawks past Yale. UMass Lowell fell to Quinnipiac, 4-1, in the final ... Providence goaltender Nick Ellis (Millersville, Md.) set a Northeast Regional record with 54 saves in a double-overtime loss to Minnesota Duluth in the semifinal ... Boston University fell to Denver in the West Regional semifinals, 7-2 ... Notre Dame took Michigan to overtime in the Midwest Regional opening round, but were tripped up by the Wolverines, 3-2 ... Northeastern's season ended at the hands of eventual Midwest Regional champion North Dakota, 6-2. The Huskies scored first, but allowed five unanswered goals to the Fighting Hawks.