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November 11, 2011
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WEEKEND PREVIEW: ARCHRIVALS NO. 2 BC AND BU MEET SUNDAY ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK
~ Maine hosts UML; UNH travels to UVM; No. 4 MC faces BU; NU hits road for two ~
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Boston College will host Boston University Sunday on CBS Sports Network

Northeastern at No. 2 Boston College (Fri. at Conte Forum)

• Saturday's game between Boston College and Northeastern will mark the 213th meeting between the teams. Boston College is 152-47-14 in the all-time series. BC went 3-1-1 against the Huskies last winter and captured a 4-3 overtime win in the only meeting between the teams this season on Oct. 22 in Matthews Arena.


No. 4 Merrimack at Boston University (Fri. at Agganis Arena)

• Ryan Flanigan is the Merrimack's leading scorer with 10 points (5g,5a) and has owns a league-high eight game point streak so far this season.

• The Warriors won the season series last year between the two teams, 1-0-2.


UMass-Lowell at Maine (Fri., Sat. at Alfond Arena)

• The River Hawks have amassed at least 35+ shots on goal in their last six games.

• Maine senior forward Brian Flynn has notched 18 points (9g,9a) in 12 career games vs. the River Hawks.

• The Black Bears and UMass Lowell have met 106 times with the Black Bears holding a 74-29-3 edge in the series. Over the last 10 meetings, Maine holds a 7-3-0 edge.


Holy Cross at Massachusetts (Fri. at the Mullins Center)

• Senior forward T.J. Syner has notched a point in his last four games with three goals and one assists during that span. His 11 points on the year are tops on the Minutemen roster.

• This will be the first meeting with Holy Cross since the 2005-06 campaign a 3-2 win at the Mullins Center for the Crusaders. All-time, UMass leads the series 18-9-0, however, the two teams have split the last four meetings.


Alabama-Huntsville at Providence College (Fri., Sat. at Schneider Arena)

• In six meetings between the two teams, the Friars lead, 5-1. Last season, the PC defeated the UAH (3-1, 4-2).

• The Providence penalty kill has thwarted 23 consecutive penalties, including nine against Vermont on Friday, November 4. The Friars rank third in Hockey East and 10th in the nation on the penalty kill (.894).


Northeastern at Massachusetts (Sat. at the Mullins Center)

• Northeastern leads the series 40-23-11 and the Huskies have not lost to the UMass in six straight games.

• Over the last four games, UMass is 5-of-22 on the power play (22.7%)


UNH at Vermont (Sat. at Gutterson Fieldhouse)

• Senior forward Steve Moses is the leading active scorer for UNH against the Catamounts with 12 points (3g,9a) in 14 games for the Wildcats, while Matt Di Girolamo owns a 4-0-1 record with a 1.58 GAA and .946 save%.

• The Wildcats own the advantage in the all-time series vs. Vermont at 73-16-5 in 94 all-time meetings. UNH is 15-4-4 against the Catamounts since they became a member of Hockey East.


Boston University at No. 2 Boston College (Sun. at Conte Forum, CBS Sports Network)

• Sunday's game between Boston College and Boston University will mark the 255th meeting between the teams.

• Boston College is 112-125-17 in the all-time series, including a 33-34-8 record in 75 games under head coach Jerry York. Boston College won all three HEA regular-season meetings against Boston University last winter and won their matchup in the opening round of the Beanpot.

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