DETROIT, Mich. – The No. 3-ranked Boston College Eagles topped No. 1 Miami University, defeating the RedHawks by a final score of 7-1. Aided by three goals in a 1:35 span in the third period, Boston College advances to the seventh championship game in just nine Frozen Four appearances and fourth in the last five year.
DETROIT, Mich. – Led by junior defenseman Brendan Smith’s season-best five assists (0-5-5) and sophomore center Derek Stepan’s two-goal, two-assist output (2-2-4), the No. 2 Wisconsin Badgers defeated ninth-ranked Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) by a final score of 8-1. With 12 of 18 skaters recording points, UW advanced to its ninth championship game in school history and will face the winner of the Miami University-Boston College game for the NCAA title on Saturday (April 10).
When I was younger and growing up in New York there was one marquee matchup that I would move heaven and earth to watch or listen to, that was Rangers-Flyers, it didn’t matter if it was the regular season or the playoffs. I had to watch and I saw as many of those matchups as humanly possible.
1 2 Seguin, Tyler Center Plymouth OHL
2 1 Hall, Taylor Left Wing Windsor OHL
3 4 Connolly, Brett Right Wing Prince George WHL
4 6 Gudbranson, Erik Defenseman Kingston OHL
5 3 Fowler, Cam Defenseman Windsor OHL
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The National Hockey League has announced that Mike Richards is one of five finalists for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone, which recognizes an NHL player as a superior team leader who leads by positive example through on-ice performance, motivation of team members and a dedication to community activities and charitable causes.
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