Boston University defeats Boston College, 3-1

Even before the siren sounded to end a wondrous Beanpot Hockey Tournament, the Boston University hockey players were starting out over the Garden boards and, for the next several minutes, the ice at one end of the building was littered with gloves and sticks and bodies, the litter of a celebration that would last well into this night.

At the opposite end of the Garden, the Boston College players just stood, stunned, in disbelief. Some simply stayed and sat on the bench,...