Boston College defeats Harvard, 2-1

After so many years of frustration, a sophomore defenseman out of Western Massachusetts named Tom Ashe shot the puck into the net at 8:05 of overtime last night to lift underdog Boston College to a wondrous 2-1 victory over Harvard for the 42d Beanpot championship in a haunted house called Boston Garden.

The dramatic goal enabled a generation of hockey followers at The Heights to see the demons of the past exorcised in a victory that may mark the dawn of a new era. The ...