BOSTON - The No. 17 Boston University men's ice hockey team fell to archrival Boston College, 5-1, at Agganis Arena on Friday evening. The Terriers move to 4-5-0 overall and 2-2-0 in Hockey East play.
The Eagles took a 2-0 lead going into the second period with goals from Austin Ganelosi and Johnny Gaudreau.
Freshman Nick Roberto scored the Terriers' lone goal of the night off a power play early in the second period to make it one-goal game, but Boston College responded just less than five minutes later to regain a two-goal edge.
BC's Kevin Hayes and Destry Straight scored goals within a minute apart in the third to give the Eagles the 5-1 win.
Sophomore goaltender Matt O'Connor turned away 35 BC shots on the evening.
The Eagles opened the scoring midway through the first period at 9:10 when Gangelosi cashed in from the top of the crease following a pass from Gaudreau. Danny Linell also assisted on the play.
Just over two minutes later at 11:36, BC took the two-goal lead when Gaudreau converted a wrister from the inside of the left circle following a pass from Bill Arnold.
The Terriers capitalized on the man-advantage at 1:59 of the second to get within one when a shot by freshman Robbie Baillargeon from above the left circle went off classmate Nick Roberto and in. Junior Evan Rodrigues picked up the second assist.
The Terriers will travel to Maine next Friday (Nov. 15) for a 7 p.m. start.