Boston College has revenge on its mind as the Eagles host the Boston University Terriers for the first time since BU's 5-0 shellacking of BC on November 13 at 7:30 p.m. EDT on Friday night at Kelley Rink in Chestnut Hill, MA (TV/Radio: CBS College Sports/98.5 The Sports Hub).
BC and BU are meeting for the 256th time, with the Terriers leading the all-time series, 126-112,17. However, the Eagles and Terriers are 6-6-1 in the last 13 meetings dating back to the start of the 2008-2009 season. BU won the first meeting of the season with BC, 5-0, with junior Wade Megan scoring two goals and goalie Kieran Millan making 15 saves.
Millan, who has allowed two goals in his last 182:48 on the ice, now has a 5-4-1 record and 282 saves this season. In addition, Millan has a .916 save percentage and a goals against average of 2.66.
Boston College is coming off a 3-2 win over Yale on Saturday. Barry Almeida tied the game at 2-2 with 2:19 remaining in the third period and Chris Kreider scored the game-winning goal with 38.8 second left to seal the victory.
The Terriers are coming off of a 2-1 overtime win against Cornell. Adam Clendening scored in the first period for BU, but Cornell's Locke Jillson scored the equalizer in the third period. Ross Gaudet scored the winner at 2:48 of the extra period.
Kreider has six goals and six assists, leading Boston College in points. Bill Arnold also has six goals and three assists while both Steven Whitney and Johnny Gaudreau have four goals. Parker Milner has a 9-4-0 record with 310 saves, a .909 save percentage and a 2.36 goals against average.
Matt Nietso has six goals and six assists for 12 points, leading all BU skaters in points. Corey Trivino has a team-best seven goals and two assists for nine points while Alex Chiasson has two goals and five assists for seven points.
BC and BU will meet again at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Agganis Arena.
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