Boyles and Dyroff earn
Teams to meet for game two of the league quarterfinal series on Sat., March 16 at 7 p.m.
Series set to begin Fri., March 15 at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network
Friars snap 18-game unbeaten streak (15-0-3), capture first win over BC since Feb. 29, 2008
Seniors are first in program history to win four Beanpot titles
Frozen Four: BC vs. Minnesota
Boston College vs. Minnesota Duluth - AP Photo Gallery
Boston College vs. Air Force - AP Photo Gallery
ALBER'S CAREER HIGHS
PATRICK JOSEPH ALBER; born March 11, 1989 ... shoots right ... graduated from the Northwood School in Lake Placid, N.Y., in May 2007.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Played in all 44 games ... registered 14 points - one goal and 13 assists; recorded nine assists in 27 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a plus-15 rating; tallied a team-high plus-14 rating in conference play ... earned All-Tournament honors Ice Breaker Tournament in Grand Forks, N.D., after tallying two points - one goal and one assists - and a +4 rating in victories over Michigan State (10/7) and North Dakota (10/8); scored once - at 19:05 of the middle period - and notched a+3 rating in the team's 5-2 season-opening victory over the Spartans then assisted on Chris Kreider's second-period goal against the Fighting Sioux the next night ... enjoyed one multiple-point performance ... notched two assists in the team's 7-1 win over Northeastern (2/6) in the first round of the Beanpot. ... recorded a game-high +4 rating in the team's 4-0 home win over Vermont (3/3), a victory that clinched the Hockey East regular-season title.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in 34 games ... registered nine points - two goals and seven assists; recorded six points - two goals and four assists - in 24 conference contests ... ranked third among BC defensemen with a plus-19 rating; was a plus-16 in league action ... tallied one multiple-point performance ... recorded two assists against Colorado College (3/25) ... notched his first point of the season - an assist - in a 6-2 win at Denver (10/15) ... scored his first goal of the season against New Hampshire (11/5) ... scored one goal and tallied a plus-three rating in the team's 6-0 home win over Vermont (11/28) ... missed five games (12/30 - 1/16) because of injury.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in 17 games, including all eight postseason victories ... registered three points - one goal and two assists; recorded one assist in seven Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a plus-16 rating; was a plus-six in league action ... recorded two points - one goal and one assist - in eight playoff victories; was a plus-10 in the postseason, tying Edwin Shea for second among all BC players ... lifted the team to a 5-1 lead on his first collegiate goal at 10:44 of the third period in a 7-1 win over Miami (4/8) in the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Detroit, Mich. ... notched an assist on Pat Mullane's decisive third-period goal in a 3-1 win over Alaska (3/27) in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinal in Worcester, Mass. ... tallied his first collegiate point (the primary assist) on Paul Carey's game-winning goal in the third period of a 3-2 home victory New Hampshire (3/6) in the regular-season finale ... made his collegiate debut against Providence (1/22).
BEFORE BC: Played the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons with the Boston Jr. Bruins of the Eastern Junior Hockey League ... registered 28 points - four goals and 24 assists - in 54 games in 2008-09; led all Bruins defensemen in scoring ... served as assistant captain ... finished the 2008-09 season with a plus-minus rating of plus-20 ... earned EJHL All-Star recognition ... recorded 11 assists and a rating of plus-20 in 50 games in 2007-08 ... played for Boston Jr. Bruins head coach Peter Masters ... played the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons at the Northwood School ... totaled 41 points - 10 goals and 31 assists - in 91 career games ... helped guide the Huskies to their best record in school history (40-8-0) in 2005-06; earned New York State High School Athletic Association second-team honors that season ... has also played lacrosse and baseball.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2012-13 recipient of the Angelo V. Berlandi Hockey Scholarship Fund ... earned the Northwood School's Seal Prize given to the student who best combined athletic excellence with academic accomplishment and extracurricular activity ... has attained the ranking of Eagle Scout within the Boy Scouts of America program ... Patch is the son of Debbie and Larry Alber.
ALBER'S CAREER STATISTICS