BOSTON – Top ranked Boston College and Northeastern combined to score five goals in the second period, resulting in a 4-4 tie at the end of the second period of the 2011 Beanpot championship game at TD Garden.
BC’s Pat Mullane netted his fourth goal of the season to tie the game at 2-2 53 seconds into the period. Northeastern’s Rob Dongara answered with his sixth goal of the year 2:47 into the middle period, giving the Huskies a 3-2 advantage.
Once again, the Eagles had an answer, as Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal 5:25 in to knot the score at 3-3. BC took its second lead of the game on Steven Whitney’s fifth goal of the year 12:07 in, putting the Eagles up, 4-3.
Northeastern potted the game-tying goal shortly there after, as Tyler McNeely scored his 11th goal of the season 13:24 in.
BC’s John Muse has 12 saves while NU’s Chris Rawlings has re-routed 21 shots. The Eagles hold a commanding 25-16 advantage in shots.