AROUND HOCKEY EAST: #4 Boston College downed St. Lawrence, 6-0, in the NCAA quarterfinal round to stay unbeaten as hosts in an NCAA quarterfinal and move on to the Frozen Four for the third straight year. Katie Crowley's squad will face off with top-seeded Wisconsin at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, March 17 in the national semifinals ... The Eagles got six different goal scorers in the victory and multiple-point outings from Women's Hockey East Player of the Week Kenzie Kent (Norwell, Mass./1g, 2a), Women's Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Kali Flanagan (Burlington, Mass./2a), Haley McLean (Howell, Mich./1g, 1a), Makenna Newkirk (Scottsdale, Ariz./1g, 1a), and Andie Anastos (Farmington Hills, Mich./1g, 1a). Kent scored the eventual game-winning goal at 16:53 of the first period with a power- play strike while Anastos and McLean scored back-to-back shorthanded tallies in the second frame. Eagles' netminder Katie Burt (Lynn, Mass.) stopped all 24 shots she faced to earn the shutout and backbone Boston College into the Women's Frozen Four for the third straight season ... The 2017 Women's Frozen Four will be hosted by the St. Louis Sports Commission and Lindenwood University, March 17 and 19 at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri. Semifinal games will be played at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Friday, March 17. The championship game is set to be played at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 19, and can be seen live on the Big Ten Network.
Kenzie Kent (Jr., F, Norwell, Mass.) led all Boston College players with three points (1g, 2a) in an NCAA quarterfinal win over St. Lawrence. Her first-period, power-play goal was the game winner and she added primary assists on the Eagles' first shorthanded goal and final tally.
Delaney Belinskas (Fr., F; Port Orange, Fla.) set up Boston College's second goal in a 6-0 win by blocking the SLU clearance attempt to create the offensive scoring opportunity for the Eagles.
Kali Flanagan (Jr., D; Burlington, Mass.) dished out a pair of helpers on a power-play and shorthanded goal in her team's NCAA quarterfinal win. She helped back the Eagles to a 6-0 shutout and added a pair of blocks. She also earned her first-ever callup to USWNT for the IIHF World Championships.
HOCKEY EAST WEEKLY TOP PERFORMERS
Kristyn Capizzano, BC (Sr., F; Oakville, Ont.) Scored a goal just 1:51 into the second period in Boston College's 6-0 win over St. Lawrence.
Andie Anastos, BC (Sr., F; Farmington Hills, Mich.) Netted the third Eagles' goal at 5:56 of the middle frame and dished out an assist to help her team secure a Frozen Four berth.
Haley McLean, BC (Sr., F; Howell, Mich.) Potted her fourth goal of the year against St. Lawrence in the NCAA quarterfinals and also added an assist.
Megan Keller, BC (Jr., D; Farmington Hills, Mich.) Scored her 10th marker of the season with less than two seconds left in the second period of the NCAA quarterfinal round.
Makenna Newkirk, BC (So., F; Scottsdale, Ariz.) Picked up a goal and an assist to help push the Eagles back into the Frozen Four.
Katie Burt, BC (Jr., G; Lynn, Mass.) Made 24 stops in shut out St. Lawrence in the NCAA quarterfinal round, backboning the Eagles into the Frozen Four for the third straight year.