Here's a quick overview of Minnesota's opponent for the Frozen Four Semifinals, the Boston College Eagles.
Date: Friday, March 22
Time: 5:00pm CST
Location: Ridder Arena, Minneapolis, MN
TV: None. Game will be streamed online at NCAA.com
Opponent SB Nation blog: BC Interruption
Boston College Essentials
Head Coach: Katie King-Crowley (6th season)
2012-2013 Record: 27-6-3 (17-2-2)
- Finished 2nd in Hockey East. Were eliminated in the semi-finals of the Hockey East tournament.
- HOCKEY EAST AWARD WINNERS: Coach of the Year - Katie King-Crowley; Player of the Year and Scoring Title - Alex Carpenter, Soph/F; Blake Bolden (Best Defenseman); Goaltender of the Year - Corinne Boyles, Senior; Rookie of the Year - Haley Skarupa, Frosh/F; All-Rookie Team – Haley Skarupa (Forward - unanimous selection), Dana Trivigno (Forward) and Lexi Bender (Defenseman).
Minnesota-Boston College Notes
- BC is 1-4-1 all-time versus Minnesota with their one win coming in the 2011 NCAA Quarterfinals.
- This is Boston College's 3rd straight Frozen Four appearance and their 4th overall. BC has been made the NCAA tournament 5 times.
- This is Minnesota's 2nd consecutive Frozen Four appearance and their 9th overall. Minnesota has made the NCAA tournament 11 times, including the last 6 in a row.
- Katie King-Crowley has been nominated as a finalist for the AHCA Coach of the Year award. Minnesota HC Brad Frost is also a finalist.
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