BOSTON, Mass. - Despite opening the scoring, the Boston University men's ice hockey dropped a 4-1 contest to Boston College on Friday evening in front of a sellout crowd at Agganis Arena.
Junior Chad Krys scored on a power play 7:23 into the game before BC's Logan Hutsko potted a pair of goals in the second to give the Eagles a lead they would not relinquish.
The Terriers move to 4-7-1 overall and an even 4-4-1 in Hockey East play while BC now stands at 4-6-1 with a 4-1-1 conference mark.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After not being able to convert on a major power play in the early minutes of the game, BU found itself back on the man advantage soon after and used it to get on the board first.
- Krys buried a shot from the left circle following some slick passing by sophomore Shane Bowers and freshman Joel Farabee for his third goal of the season.
- BU continued its strong play for the remainder of the opening period before settling for 1-0 lead heading into the first intermission.
- The Terriers had some great chances to establish a multi-goal lead, including a doorstep offering by Farabee that BC netminder Joseph Woll stopped with the blade of his skate, but the Eagles didn't allow any more damage.
- Hutsko scored from the high slot off a faceoff for an equalizer at 11:36 of the second before scoring from the top of the right circle just under six minutes later to put BC on top.
- With the Terriers looking to draw even in the third, BC's Christopher Brown notched an insurance goal at 5:02 of the period, giving the visitors a 3-1 lead.
- Freshman Marc McLaughlin added an empty-netter - his first collegiate goal - with 2:01 to play to create the 4-1 final.
- Woll turned in an impressive 38-save performance for the Eagles.
- Junior Jake Oettinger made 27 stops in goal for BU, which held a 39-31 shot advantage.
- The BU power play went 1-for-3 on the night and the Terriers allowed just one BC power play, which was successfully killed off.
- The teams will wrap up their home-and-home series on Saturday (Dec. 1) at Conte Forum
- The game, which will be streamed on ESPN3, begins at 7 p.m.