Boston College defeats Harvard, 3-1
For three years, Boston College has depended on goalie Cory Schneider to make ordinary games spectacular.
The junior goaltender from Marblehead, a first-team All-American last year, played 18 games as a freshman, taking time off to play for the US Junior team in the World Championships. As a sophomore, he played 39 games in the Eagles' run to the NCAA final, and he has played each of BC's 26 games this season.
He's already a winner of the Eberly Trophy for best save ...
For years, coaches of the four Beanpot tournament schools would be asked, "Who is the team to beat?" Invariably, they would all be diplomatic and talk about "on any given Monday," and say all the right things.
But for the first time in quite a while, all four squads - Boston University, Boston College, Harvard, and Northeastern - arguably have an equal shot. In today's first game at TD Banknorth Garden, two-time defending champion BU will face the Huskies, and in the ni...
Stop me if you've heard this one before.
You've listened to all the talk about upsets, you've felt all the anticipation that this might be the year for Northeastern and Harvard, you've read all the hype about a possible changing of the guard from perennial Beanpot powers Boston College and Boston University.
Well, as "Saturday Night Live's" Emily Litella used to say, "Never mind."
The Eagles knocked off the Crimson by a 3-1 score in last night's se...
With last night's 3-1 win, the Eagles are now 22-13 against the Crimson in Beanpot play. BC has won nine of the last 10 meetings against Harvard ... At the Beanpot luncheon, BC coach Jerry York joked that he wished Brian and Stephen Gionta's parents had more sons because the Eagles won the tournament when they were on the team. Instead of another Gionta, though, BC has sophomore left wing Nathan Gerbe. Gerbe scored the decisive goal at 6:22 of the second period last night ...
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