One down, one to go. Boston College and Boston University did their parts, winning in the semifinal round of the 2012 Beanpot on Monday, February 6 at TD Garden to set up another date in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. EDT on Monday evening (NESN).
BC and BU have met 258 times in their storied histories, with the Terriers holding a 127-113-17 advantage. Under head coach Jerry York, the Eagles have fared a little beter, compiling a 34-38-6 record. Monday's game between the Eagles and Terriers marks the 41st time the two teams in the Beanpot. BU has a 27-13 record against BC in the tournament.
The Eagles are riding a hot-streak against the Terriers in the Beanpot, having won three consecutive meetings. In the championship game of the tournament, BU holds a 12-8 advantage, but the Eagles' senior class is 2-0 against the Terriers in the Beanpot. Overall, the Eagles have a 70-49 record in the Beanpot while the Terriers have an 85-34 record.
Meanwhile, the Harvard Crimson and Northeastern Huskies will do battle in the consolation game with third place on the line. The Crimson are 49-70 all-time in the Beanpot while the Huskies are 34-85. Harvard and Northeastern bost lost their semifinal games against Boston University and Boston College, respectively. Puck drop is at 4:30 p.m. EDT (NESN).
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