The 67th Beanpot tournament kicks off Monday night with a semifinal matchup between No. 17 Harvard and Boston College. This is 43rd time in the history of the tournament the Eagles and Crimson have met, with BC owning a 28-14 record.
Last season, Harvard earned its first win over the Eagles since 1998 with a 5-4 overtime victory in the consolation round.
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FINAL, BOSTON COLLEGE 2-1
Third period, 1:57, 2-1 Boston College: Harvard takes a timeout before going on the power play. Julius Mattila off for BC for boarding.
Third period, 2:21, 2-1 Boston College: Joseph Woll robs Harvard’s Frederic Gregoire’s bid from the faceoff circle with a kick save.
Third period, 2:59, 2-1 Boston College: Harvard kills the penalty, but time is running out.
Third period, 5:02, 2-1 Boston College: Boston College goes on the power play after Jack Badini heads to the box for a tripping penalty following a nasty collision with David Cotton.
Third period, 7:38, 2-1 Boston College: BC goal! Jack McBain puts the Eagles ahead off a feed from Oliver Wahlstrom.
Wahlstrom backhanded a pass into the slot on the rush that was deflected, but found its way to McBain, who lifted the shot over Michael Lackey’s glove.
Third period, 9:37, 1-1: JD Dudek beat two BC defenders and tried to beat Michael Lackey with a wraparound attempt that wouldn’t go. Graham McPhee came in to recover the rebound, but his backhand flew over the net.
Third period, 14:57, 1-1: Harvard’s Michael Floostrand with a good 1-on-1 chance coming up the right side, but Joseph Woll stands tall with a glove stop.
Third period, 17:21, 1-1: Joseph Woll has been busy in the early goings inthe final period of regulation, coming up with three quick saves.
Third period, 20:00, 1-1: Action has resumed!
SECOND INTERMISSION, 1-1
Harvard has a 15-10 shot advantage.
Second period, 3:35, 1-1: Boston College comes back firing, creating two great scoring chances, including an Oliver Wahlstrom slot rocket that rang the post.
Second period, 4:23, 1-1: Harvard goal! John Marino wheeled down into the corner and found Henry Bowlby with a centering pass to even the game.
Second period, 6:40, 1-0 Boston College: Harvard now is 0-for-3 on the power play, with Adam Fox getting the best look for the Crimson, ringing the post on a point shot.
Second period, 9:38, 1-0 Boston College: This time it’s BC’s Chris Grando to the penalty box for a holding call.
Second period, 10:02, 1-0 Boston College: Nothing cooking on the Eagles power play, but Julius Mattila did get a beautiful look from the right faceoff circle, which was kicked aside by Michel Lackey.
Second period, 12:45, 1-0 Boston College: The power play woes continue for both sides as the Crimson make the kill. But BC will get another chance as Harvard’s Henry Bowlby goes to the box hooking penalty.
Second period, 14:58, 1-0 Boston College: The teams will play 4-on-3 for 31 seconds following an Adam Fox hooking penalty, putting Harvard on the penalty kill.
Second period, 16:27, 1-0 Boston College: The feistiness picks up as JD Dudek and Jack Drury head to the box for matching roughing penalties after a post-whistle skirmish.
Second period, 16:53, 1-0 Boston College: Michael Lackey comes with a big stop as Harvard kills the penalty.
Second period, 19:49, 1-0 Boston College: Harvard heads to the box right after their own power play expired. Baker Shore heads to the box on a roughing call.
Second period, 20:00, 1-0 Boston College: Harvard will start the period with 11 seconds remaining on a BC penalty.
FIRST INTERMISSION, 1-0 Boston College
Shots are 8-5 Harvard.
First Period, :22.1, 1-0 Boston College: Joseph Wall comes up with two big stops on the penalty kill to hold off the Crimson before the break.
First Period, 1:49, 1-0 Boston College: Harvard gets their second power play chance after a Marc McLaughlin cross-checking penalty.
First Period, 5:14, 1-0 Boston College: The Eagles were unable to muster much on the man advantage. Neither team has found an offensive groove, with shots tied 4-4.
First Period, 7:52, 1-0 Boston College: BC gets their first power play of the game following a Harvard cross-checking penalty on Jack Badini
First Period, 11:34, 1-0 Boston College: Boston College kills the penalty. Harvard got one shot on the power play.
First Period, 13:34, 1-0 Boston College: Harvard goes on the power play after a tripping penalty.
First Period, 15:03, 1-0 Boston College: Boston College goal. JD Dudek with the steal at the defensive blue line sparks a 3-on-2. Dudek fed to Graham McPhee, who dished to Patrick Giles for the game’s first goal, a missile over the left shoulder of Michael Lackey.
First Period, 16:49, 0-0: Harvard has an early 2-0 shot advantage as both teams find their footing.
5:06 p.m.: Puck drop! We’re underway here at TD Garden!
4:59 p.m.: Both sides have taken the ice.
4:50 p.m.: Here are rosters and lines from both squads.
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