Boston University defeats Harvard, 8-2

They didn't want to leave the ice; they wanted to savor the magic of the moment forever.

They skated the old trophy over to a corner of the rink where their faithful had watched this championship game of the 38th Beanpot Hockey Tournament with understandable glee. Yes, in this magical moment of their athletic lives, they were in no hurry to go anywhere.

The record will duly note that, on this night in steamy Boston Garden, a Boston University hockey team that was strugg...