Boston College Skates Past Massachusetts, 6-1
Senior defenseman Scott Savage has goal and two assists for Eagles

Senior defenseman Scott Savage had a goal and two assists for the Eagles
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 12:32  BC1-0 EV David Cotton (8)Austin Cangelosi/9, Christopher Brown/13
1st 14:24  BC2-0 EV GW Julius Mattila (4)Luke McInnis/4, Scott Savage/12
1st 19:55.8 BC3-0 EV Austin Cangelosi (10)Christopher Brown/14, David Cotton/8
2nd 7:53  UMA1-3 EV Ray Pigozzi (5)Steven Iacobellis/9, Ivan Chukarov/5
2nd 17:02  BC4-1 EV Scott Savage (4)Christopher Brown/15, David Cotton/9
3rd 0:57  BC5-1 EV Michael Kim (4)Colin White/8, Ryan Fitzgerald/13
3rd 16:14  BC6-1 EV JD Dudek (9)Scott Savage/13, Julius Mattila/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Massachusetts  0101
Boston College  3126
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Massachusetts  18413
Boston College  14201246
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Massachusetts (5-17-2)  0/4 8/16 0
Boston College (15-9-2)  0/5 7/14 0
Massachusetts Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Ryan Wischow (L, 4-12-2)20:003 110011
Nic Renyard36:143 019928
Alex Wakaluk3:460 0011
Boston College Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Ryan Edquist (W, 4-1-1)59:571 17412
Empty Net0:030     

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Senior defenseman Scott Savage scored a goal and added two assists to help send Boston College to a 6-1 win against Massachusetts on Friday night at Kelley Rink.


Massachusetts - 1 / No. 10 Boston College - 6


Kelley Rink at Conte Forum / Chestnut Hill, Mass.


Massachusetts (5-17-2 / 2-9-1) / No. 10 Boston College - (15-9-2 / 10-3-1)


- Boston College limited Massachusetts to 13 shots in Friday night's victory, the lowest amount this season by five shots. The second closest total was when BC went out to Amherst where UMass mustered only 18 shots on net in the Eagles' 7-4 win on Oct. 29.

- Boston College extended its unbeaten streak over UMass to eight games, having gone 7-0-1 against the Minutemen over that stretch. In the last 13 matchups, UMass has only defeated Boston College once (Jan. 18, 2013).

- Boston College has sported six different goal scorers twice this season, both occurring against Massachusetts.

- Christopher Brown recorded his first-career playmaker, notching three assists in Friday's victory over UMass. The Bloomfield Hills, Mich. native recorded a pair of assists on three separate occasions with the last occurring at Notre Dame on Dec. 10 this season.

- Freshman David Cotton continues to roll as he attained his second three-point performance of the season with a goal and two assists. The Parker, Texas native secured a three-point burst at Wisconsin on Oct. 16 to start the season. Cotton leads all freshmen in scoring this season with eight goals and nine assists for a 17 point total through 26 games played.

- Scott Savage accounted for his second three-point performance of the season and second of his career with a goal and two assists in Friday's 6-1 win. The San Clemente, Calif. native's first three-point performance occurred when he recorded three assists against North Dakota at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 3.

- Austin Cangelosi posted his sixth multi-point performance of the season and first since Frozen Fenway on Jan. 7 with a goal and an assist tonight.

- Julius Mattlia racked up his fourth-career one goal, one assist performance of the season with his last one occurring at Notre Dame on Dec. 10.

- First-year goaltender Ryan Edquist picked up his fourth-career victory in his sixth-career game. Huge credit to the Eagles' defense, who gave up only 13 shots on the evening.

- Boston College is 34-6-3 against Massachusetts at Kelley Rink.


FIRST GOAL (1-0 - BC) FIRST PERIOD - David Cotton - 12:32 - EVEN STRENGTH

- David Cotton's one-timer goal drew first blood at 12:32 of the opening period on a great pass from Austin Cangelosi. Connor Moore dumped the puck into the far left corner and Christopher Brown swooped around the other side and brought it towards the net. Brown dropped it off for Cangelosi on the left dot and he quickly relayed it to Cotton on the other circle. Cotton zipped the puck past UMass netminder Ryan Wischow for the 1-0 lead.

SECOND GOAL (2-0 - BC) FIRST PERIOD - Julius Mattila - 12:24 - EVEN STRENGTH (4 x 4)

- Cangelosi and Ray Pigozzi took penalties 57 seconds apart from one another at 13:02 and 13:59 and Julius Mattila capitalized on the 4-on-4 situation 25 seconds later to put Boston College up a pair. Scott Savage quarterbacked the play from BC's blue line and hooked up with Luke McInnis on the near wall. McInnis made an incredible pass through a pair of Minutemen to the center of Massachusetts' zone where Jul. Mattila corralled the pass and zipped over Wischow's glove at 14:24 for the 2-0.

THIRD GOAL (3-0 - BC) FIRST PERIOD - Austin Cangelosi - 19:55 - EVEN STRENGTH

- The Eagles added one with 4.2 seconds left in the first frame to grow their lead to three. Cangelosi won a faceoff and thrust the puck into the near UMass corner. Cotton and Cangelosi crashed down and got the disc out to Christopher Brown outside the right circle. At a funny angle, Brown attempted a shot as time winded down and tossed it at the UMass net. The puck found the backside of Cangelosi and the puck bounced off into the back of the net to give Boston College the 3-0 lead at 19:55 of the first period.


- Massachusetts counted with a 4-on-4 goal of its own to cut into the Eagles' advantage at 7:53 of the second. Michael Iovanna and Ryan Fitzgerald went off for matching penalties at 7:05 and Ray Pigozzi ripped it past BC netminder Ryan Edquist in transition. Ivan Chukarov pokecheck the puck loose in UMass' end and Steven Iacobellis came from behind to scoop it up and get it to Pigozzi flanking to the left. Pigozzi grabbed the past and wristed it past Edquist atop the left circle to make it a 3-1 contest.

FIFTH GOAL (4-1 - BC) SECOND PERIOD - Scott Savage - 17:02 - EVEN STRENGTH

- The Eagles reclaimed the three-goal advantage after Scott Savage popped a short snapshot past backup goaltender Nic Renyard at 17:02 of the second period. McInnis kept the puck in the zone on the far wall and tossed it down where Cotton got a stick on it and the puck trickled to Brown in the far right corner. Brown dissected the Minutemen defense with a sharp pass to Savage on the left dot and he skated it in and found the back of the net short side for a 4-1 BC lead.

SIXTH GOAL (5-1 - BC) THIRD PERIOD - Michael Kim - 00:57 - EVEN STRENGTH

- Michael Kim extended the buffer to four goals on a wide rip just from within the blue line 57 seconds into the third period. Ryan Fitzgerald was the catalyst for the play, accepting a short pass from Connor Moore on the blue line. Fitzgerald paddled it with the backhand to Colin White in the right corner. White went around the net, back out to the corner and dispensed a long pass to Kim atop the left circle. With no one in his face, Kim blasted it past Renyard as he was screened by his own defenseman for a 5-1 advantage.


- The Eagles capped their offensive output by scoring off of an offensive draw at 16:14. Jes. Mattila swatted back a faceoff to Savage on the far boards. Savage handed it off to JD Dudek who skated it to the top of the circles and whizzed it past third-string goaltender Alex Wakaluk at 16:14 to seal the 6-1 triumph.


Points: David Cotton (1 - 2 - 3) / Scott Savage (1 - 2 - 3) / Christopher Brown (0 - 3 - 3)

Goals: David Cotton (1 - 0 - 1) / Julius Mattila (1 - 0 - 1) / Austin Cangelosi (1 - 0 - 1) / Scott Savage (1 - 0 - 1) / Michael Kim (1 - 0 - 1) / JD Dudek (1 - 0 - 1)

Assists: Christopher Brown (0 - 3 - 3)

Shots: Michael Kim ( 7 )

Faceoffs Won: Austin Cangelosi (14 - of - 17)


Massachusetts: 0 - for - 4
Boston College: 0 - for - 5


Massachusetts: 8 - of - 16
Boston College: 7 - of - 14


Gaudreau - White - R. Fitzgerald
Cotton - Cangelosi - Brown
Dudek - Jul Mattila - Calnan
McPhee - Booth - Walker

Jes. Mattila - C. Fitzgerald
Kim - Moore
McInnis - Savage



Boston College will take part in its third contest of its four-game home stand when Connecticut takes the Ice Bus up to The Heights on Tuesday night for a 7 p.m. faceoff. The Eagles will then close out their regular-season series, the last in Hockey East history, with rival Notre Dame on Saturday, Jan. 28. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.