|1st||19:19||BC||1-0||EV||Kristyn Capizzano (3)||Emily Field/3, Lexi Bender/8|
|2nd||7:34||BC||2-0||EV GW||Kate Leary (4)||Danielle Doherty/2, Kali Flanagan/3|
|2nd||13:45||NOE||1-2||EV||Heather Mottau (1)||Taytum Clairmont/2|
|2nd||16:30||BC||3-1||EV||Kate Leary (5)||Kaliya Johnson/1, Tori Sullivan/3|
|2nd||19:31||BC||4-1||EV||Kali Flanagan (1)||Andie Anastos/4, Emily Field/4|
|3rd||6:31||BC||5-1||EV||Kristyn Capizzano (4)||Emily Field/5, Kali Flanagan/4|
|3rd||17:17||BC||6-1||EV||Tori Sullivan (4)||-|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Boston College (8-0-1)||0/4||2/4||0|
|Boston College Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Katie Burt (W, 8-0-1)||60:00||1||10||7||10||27|
|Chloé Desjardins (L, 2-5-3)||40:00||4||18||16||0||34|
BOSTON -- The Northeastern women's hockey team dropped a 6-1 decision to No. 1 Boston College in Hockey East play Saturday at Matthews Arena.
The top scoring offense in the nation, Boston College (8-0-1, 4-0-0 WHEA) showcased its firepower with a 46-28 shot advantage, including a 38-18 margin through the first two periods. Emily Field and Kali Flanagan each had three points to pace the visitors, while sophomore Heather Mottau notched the lone goal for the Huskies (2-5-3, 1-3-0 WHEA).
Senior Chloe Desjardins played well in goal, stopping 34 shots through two periods, before giving way to sophomore Sarah Foss (six saves) in the third. BC netminder Katie Burt earned her eighth win of the year with 27 stops.
Boston College broke through for the game's first goal on its 17th shot of the first period. Lexi Bender unleashed a wrister from the right point that was deflected off the post by Field. The puck bounced behind Desjardins and fell to Kristyn Capizzano, who swatted the rebound home at the right of the net to make it 1-0 with just 41 seconds remaining in the frame.
Desjardins then came up big just seconds later, kicking out her left pad to make a skate save on a Kate Leary chance in the low slot.
The Huskies' netminder continued her stellar play early in the second period when she denied Field with an incredible post-to-post stop following a 2-on-1 bid with Andie Anastos.
Despite Desjardins' best efforts, the Eagles found a way through again at the 7:34 mark when Danielle Doherty slipped a pretty backhand pass across the crease to Leary, who made no mistake with an empty net in front of her to make it 2-0 Eagles.
Northeastern fought back and reduced the deficit when Mottau forced a turnover behind the BC net and threw the puck on goal from the side of the cage. The rebound skittered into the crease to freshman Taytum Clairmont, who fired a low shot into Burt's left pad. Mottau stayed with the play and roofed the puck at the left of the net to make it 2-1 with 6:15 remaining in the period.
Boston College answered just under three minutes later when Leary threw a pass in front that deflected off a Northeastern skate past Desjardins to make it 3-1 with 3:30 showing on the second period clock.
The Eagles then added a fourth when Flanagan's point shot deflected by a screened Desjardins to bump the scoreline to 4-1 with 29 ticks remaining in the frame.
Northeastern's tough luck continued early in the third. With Foss on in relief of Desjardins, the Eagles tacked on a fifth goal when Capizzano's intended centering pass hit a Husky skate and careened into the net at the 6:31 mark of the stanza.
Boston College then made it 6-1 when Tori Sullivan collected a turnover in the neutral zone and raced in alone on a breakaway, before deking backhand to forehand for a goal with 2:43 remaining in regulation.
The Huskies will look to rebound on Tuesday at Boston University. Opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m.
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