BC to play BU for Beanpot title
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Boston College will take on Boston University in the championship game of the 58th annual Beanpot tournament after both schools won semifinal contests on Monday.
Boston College advanced to the title game with a 6-0 victory over Harvard in the first semifinal. Carl Sneep had a goal and two assists for the Eagles, while Pat Mullane, Ben Smith and Brian Gibbons each tallied a goal and a helper.
Junior goaltender John Muse made 33 saves for the Eagles, while Kyle Richter stopped 33-of-39 shots for the Crimson.
BU, going after its 30th Beanpot title, got a goal from Alex Chiasson with 5:47 remaining in regulation as the Terriers beat Northeastern, 2-1.
Colby Cohen scored on the power play in the second period for BU, which got 26 saves from Kieran Millan. The Terriers killed off a 6-on-4 Northeastern opportunity in the final 1 1/2 minutes.
Chris Rawlings made 33 saves for Northeastern, which got its lone goal from Kyle Kraemer on the power play midway through the final period.
Since 1952, the Beanpot has matched the Boston area's four college hockey powers in a pair of doubleheaders for citywide supremacy. BU owns 12 of the past 15 championships.
02/02 01:31:26 ET