The 66th annual Beanpot tournament kicks off Monday night at TD Garden with a rematch of last season’s consolation game.
Boston College takes on Northeastern in a matchup featuring two of the best teams in the Hockey East conference.
This is the 23rd meeting between these schools in the semifinal round of the tournament.
Northeastern hasn’t won the Beanpot since 1988, which is the longest active title drought in the tourney. BC last won in 2016.
Keep it right here for live score updates and highlights with our BC vs. Northeastern live blog.
FINAL, 3-0 Northeastern
The Huskies will play Harvard or Boston University in next Monday night’s final at TD Garden. It’s the Huskies’ first title game appearance since 2015.
Third period, 1:33, 3-0 Northeastern: BC has called its timeout.
Third period, 4:39, 3-0 Northeastern: GOAL!
Northeastern has a commanding lead after a third-period goal by Adam Gaudette. It’s his third point of the night — he has two assists as well.
Third period, 6:45, 2-0 Northeastern: Northeastern killed off the penalty, and once again Cayden Primeau was clutch with a couple impressive saves.
Third period, 8:49, 2-0 Northeastern: BC is going on its fourth power play. The Eagles are 0-for-3 with the man advantage in this game.
Third period, 8:49, 2-0 Northeastern: BC is spending a lot of time in the Northeastern zone in search of a goal but Cayden Primeau has been up to the challenge.
Third period, 12:00, 2-0 Northeastern: Huskies goalie Cayden Primeau was the star of that penalty kill. He made a couple huge saves and now has 30 overall.
Third period, 14:02, 2-0 Northeastern: BC is going on its third power play. The Eagles are 0-for-2 with the man advantage so far.
Third period, 20:00, 2-0 Northeastern: Play has resumed!
SECOND INTERMISSION, 2-0 Northeastern
Second period, 4:26, 2-0 Northeastern: GOAL!
Huskies forward and captain Nolan Stevens doubled his team’s lead with a goal late in the second period. He pounced on a rebound in front of the net and fired the puck past Joseph Woll for his 18th goal of the season.
Second period, 7:35, 1-0 Northeastern: The Huskies have killed off the penalty.
Second period, 9:35, 1-0 Northeastern: BC has another chance to find an equalizer.
Second period, 10:15, 1-0 Northeastern: BC has killed off the penalty and we’re back to 5-on-5.
Second period, 12:15, 1-0 Northeastern: Northeastern is going on its third power play. It’s 1-for-2 with the man advantage so far.
Second period, 12:15, 1-0 Northeastern: The Eagles lead 14-11 in shots on goal, but it’s still the Huskies putting on the majority of the attacking pressure. Northeastern is using its speed through the neutral zone to create scoring chances.
Second period, 18:27, 1-0 Northeastern: The Huskies have killed off the penalty.
Second period, 18:27, 1-0 Northeastern: The Eagles are going on their first power play
Second period, 20:00, 1-0 Northeastern: The action has resumed!
FIRST INTERMISSION, 1-0 Northeastern
First period, 4:20, 1-0 Northeastern: The Huskies haven’t let up since taking the lead. Shots are 7-7, but the higher quality of scoring chances belongs to Northeastern.
First period, 11:40, 1-0 Northeastern: GOAL!
Northeastern takes a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal scored by forward Dylan Sikura.
His shot from inside the left faceoff circle deflected off Eagles defenseman Casey Fitzgerald’s stick and past goaltender Joseph Woll. A tough break for the Eagles.
First period, 11:40, 0-0: BC forward JD Dudek is going to the penalty box for tripping. Northeastern will get its second power play of the game. The Huskies are 0-for-1 with the man advantage so far.
First period, 11:40, 0-0: BC has spent a lot of time in the attacking zone in the last few minutes and now has a 6-4 edge in shots on goal. Huskies goalie Cayden Primeau has made a few really good saves.
First period, 15:00, 0-0: The Huskies power play didn’t generate a whole lot.
First period, 15:58, 0-0: BC has successfully killed off the penalty.
First period, 17:58, 0-0: Northeastern is going on the night’s first power play.
First period, 18:01, 0-0: A Northeastern shot from the left faceoff circle goes off a skate in front of the net but the puck sails wide. The Huskies have earned the majority of the puck possession so far.
First period, 20:00, 0-0: We’re underway! BC wins the opening faceoff.
4:45 p.m. ET: Both teams are on the ice for warmups.
Thumbnail photo via Nicholas Goss/NESN.com
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