Frozen Fenway 2017 Live: Boston College Tops Providence College In Hockey East Thriller

by NESN Staff

January 8, 2017

BC 3, PC 1: Game 2 of the Frozen Fenway Hockey East doubleheader was close throughout, but the Eagles pulled away in the final minutes thanks to David Cotton’s power-play goal and Austin Cangelosi’s empty-netter just a few minutes later.

Josh Wilkins opened the scoring for the Friars in the second period, but the Eagles scored the final three goals, the first of which came off the stick of Michael Kim.

With the win, BC improved to 14-7-2 overall and 9-1-1 in Hockey East, while PC dropped to 8-7-4 overall and 1-5-2 in Hockey East.

Third period, 3:11, BC 2, PC 1:  David Cotton scored what might end up being the game-winning goal at this rate. JD Dudek and Julius Mattila both were credited with the assists on the power-play goal.

Third period, 4:48, PC 1, BC 1: The Eagles have another power-play opportunity after Brian Pinho was sent to the box for interference with less than five minutes remaining in regulation.

Third period, 9:27, PC 1, BC 1: The announced attendance was 19,547.

Third period, 10:21, PC 1, BC 1: The Friars killed off another Eagles power play.

Third period, 12:21, PC 1, BC 1: The Eagles have another power-play opportunity after Jake Walman was sent to the box for a high stick.

Third period, 14:41, PC 1, BC 1: The Eagles couldn’t convert on the power play.

Third period, 16:41, PC 1, BC 1: Brandon Duhaime and Zach Walker both were sent to the sin bin, but Duhaime received an extra minor, giving BC a power play.

Start third period, PC 1, BC 1: The final (regulation) period of hockey at Fenway Park on Sunday has begun.

End second period, PC 1, BC 1: Both teams scored a goal in the second period. Josh Wilkins got things started with a power-play goal four minutes into the second frame, and Michael Kim evened the score with a goal of his own just over four minutes later.

Second period, 11:38, PC 1, BC 1: Michael Kim got BC on the board and knotted the game at one goal apiece. Austin Cangelosi earned the assist on the goal.

Second period, 16:00, PC 1-0: The Friars opened the scoring with a Josh Wilkins power-play goal. Brandon Duhaime and Bryan Lemos were credited with the assists.

Start second period, BC 0, PC 0: The second period has begun. PC opened the frame on the power play.

End first period, BC 0, PC 0: Boston College had far more opportunities in the first period with eight shots on goal, while Providence College only had three, but neither team could find the back of the net. The Friars will have 1:36 of power-play time at the start of the second.

First period, 7:43, BC 0, PC 0: The game still was scoreless at the latest TV timeout.

First period, 16:28, BC 0, PC 0: The game has started, and the teams were assessed matching penalties for hitting after the whistle at the 16:28 mark.

4:30 p.m. ET: BOSTON — Let’s hope the second Frozen Fenway game is just as fun as the first.

The No. 5 Boston University Terriers downed the UMass Minutemen 5-3 in Game 1 of the Hockey East doubleheader. Next up are the No. 8 Boston College Eagles and Providence College Friars.

Here are the lines for both teams.

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