In the final minute of Saturday’s game against No. 2/3 Boston College, with No. 7/5 Boston University clinging to a 2-1 lead, freshman netminder Kieran Millan hugged the left post tight to fend off a wild Eagle flurry. BC goaltender John Muse was on the bench in favor of an extra attacker as Millan moved to his right for a Joe Whitney offering that was blocked by the BU defense.
Tensions were high yesterday as the No. 6 Boston University women’s hockey team faced off against the No. 7 University of New Hampshire Wildcats at Walter Brown Arena in another epic matchup between two Hockey East powerhouses.
With a possible four-point swing kept off the Hockey East books after No. 2/3 Boston College and No. 7/5 Boston University played to a 1-1 tie Friday night in the first game of a home-and-home series, BU stood tall in the late stages of Saturday night’s finale to claim a 3-1 win on Kelley Rink.
The No. 6 Boston University women’s hockey team reached a plateau yesterday with the completion of a three-game season sweep of the No. 7 University of New Hampshire.
A week and a half ago, the No. 6 Boston University women’s hockey team was riding a 10-game unbeaten streak. They were ranked No. 4 in the country, the highest ranking in program history. Simply put, life could not have been much better for the Terriers.