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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - BC sophomore defenseman Carl Sneep and Maine senior
forward Billy Ryan each netted one goal as fifth-ranked Boston College and
12th-ranked Maine battled to a 1-1 Hockey East tie before 6,017 fans in
Sneep gave the host Eagles a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 5:32 of the
second period. The goal was the first of the season and second career goal
for Sneep. Juniors Kyle Kucharski and Andrew Orpik assisted on the score.
Ryan evened the score with a breakaway goal just more than four minutes
later - at 9:42. Senior Nolan Boike and junior Simon Danis-Pepin picked up
assists on the goal.
Both teams enjoyed numerous scoring chances, but the two goaltenders - Maine
junior Ben Bishop and BC freshman John Muse - met the challenge. Bishop
finished with 26 saves. Muse stopped 19 shots.
Team Records: Boston College - 3-1-3, 2-0-2 Hockey East; Maine - 4-2-1,
2-0-1 Hockey East.