Quick Reactions: Boston College beats Boston University, 3-2 OT
By Dan Libon
First Period: Boston College 1 – Boston University 1
Summary: Both teams started out early and aggressive. The Eagles drew the first points of the contest when Philip Samuelsson scored with 5-minutes remaining in the period. BU responded quickly and tied the game 38-seconds later with a goal from Wade Megan.
Shots on Goal: Boston College: 13 – Boston University: 11
Goals: Boston College Philip Samuelsson (1st Goal/14:37)/ Boston University Wade Megan (1st Goal/15:15)
Power Play: Boston College (0-0)/ Boston University (0-1)
Penalties: Boston College (1), Brian Gibbons (tripping)/ Boston University (1), Alex Chiasson (interference)
Goaltenders: Boston College John Muse (10-saves)/ Boston University Kieran Millan (12-saves)
Second Period: Boston College 1 – Boston University 2
Summary: Boston University scored early, as Cory Trivino netted the Terries second goal of the game. Boston College attempted to respond late, but a questionable shot was ruled not a goal.
Shots on Goal: Boston College: 14 – Boston University: 8
Goals: Boston University, Cory Trivino (2nd Goal/2:17)
Power Play: Boston College 0-1/ Boston University 0-0
Penalties: Boston College (0)/ Boston University (0)
Goaltenders: Boston College John Muse (7-saves)/Boston University Kieran Millan (14-saves)
Third Period: Boston College 2 – Boston University 2
Summary: Boston College evened the score, as Jimmy Hayes scored early in the period to tie the game, 2-2. Boston University would fail to earn a victory later in the period on two separate power plays, which forced overtime.
Shots on Goal: Boston College: 8 – Boston University: 15
Goals: Boston College, Jimmy Hayes (2nd Goal/4:56),
Power Play: Boston College (0-0)/ Boston University (0-3)
Penalties: Boston College (3), Joe Whitney (hitting from behind), Kevin Hayes (cross-checking) and Philip Samuelsson (cross-checking)
Goaltenders: Boston College John Muse (15-saves)/ Boston University Kieran Millan (7-saves)
Overtime: Boston College 3 – Boston University 2
Entering overtime, Boston University’s Ryan Ruikka was sent to the penalty box after committing a cross-checking penalty against Boston College. With the man advantage, the Eagles clinched the victory, as Tommy Cross scored the game winning goal.