#11/9 Boston University (6-3-0, 4-2-0 Hockey East) vs./at #18/16 Northeastern (6-3-3, 5-3-2 Hockey East)
Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 18 – 7 p.m. | Saturday, Nov. 19 – 7 p.m.
Venue: Agganis Arena – Boston, Mass. | Matthews Arena – Boston, Mass.
Twitter: @BUGameDay | @TerrierHockey
The No. 11/9 Boston University men’s ice hockey team will continue Hockey East play this weekend when the Terriers face No. 18/16 Northeastern in a home-and-home series that begins Friday night at Agganis Arena and concludes Saturday night at Matthews Arena.
- BU enters the weekend having swept then-No. 11/10 UMass in decisive fashion, earning a 7-2 road win and a 5-1 home win.
- Freshman Ryan Greene was named Hockey East Player of the Week after he totaled six points (3g, 3a) in two games, including two goals and three assists in the win at UMass.
- No other Hockey East freshman has more points (11) than Greene, who has totaled five goals and six assists this season.
- Senior Matt Brown leads BU in goals (5), assists (8) and points (13) thanks to a three-point weekend against the Minutemen.
- The line of Greene, classmate Quinn Hutson (2g, 2a) and junior Luke Tuch (3a) combined for 13 points (5g, 8a) last weekend.
- Junior Drew Commesso stopped 50 of the 53 shots he faced against UMass and allowed just one even-strength goal.
- Through seven games this season, 17 different Terriers have scored a goal and 18 different BU skaters have registered a point.
- All 18 of those Terriers have notched multiple points.
- BU boasts the fourth-ranked offense in the country, averaging 4.0 goals per game.
- The Terriers have not lost in regulation at Agganis in over a full calendar year.
- BU is 11-3-2 in its last 16 games at Agganis Arena, with the three losses all coming in overtime.
- This will be the 246th meeting between the Terriers and Huskies since they first met during the 1930-31 season.
- The only team BU has played more games against is Boston College (287).
- BU holds a 168-65-12 (.709) advantage over the Huskies, including a 16-9-2 (.629) record at Agganis and an 80-30-7 mark at Matthews Arena.
- In the 11 meetings…