Boston College and Northeastern will play for the 62nd annual Beanpot trophy next Monday, Feb. 10; it will be the third time in four years the Eagles and Huskies have met in the finals
No. 2 Eagles extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games (10-0-1; Gaudreau, Arnold and Hayes combine for seven points (3-4-7) in the victorious effort
Five-point performances from Kevin Hayes (3-2-5) and Johnny Gaudreau (0-5-5) propel Boston College to eighth victory in nine games
Boston College uses three-goal third period to take firm grasp of first place in Hockey East; Johnny Gaudreau is now tied with Jerry York in the BC career points annals
Sophomore is one of 35 players to participate in camp set for Aug. 4-10
MATHESON'S CAREER HIGHS
MICHAEL WALLACE MATHESON; born February 27, 1994 ... shoots left ... participated in Canada's National Junior team summer development camp from August 4-10 in Brossard, Que., and Lake Placid, N.Y. ... played the 2011-12 season with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League ... graduated from John Rennie High School in June 2011.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Played in 36 games ... earned All-Hockey East Rookie Team honors (a unanimous selection) ... earned New England Division I all-star recognition ... captured the program's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award ... recorded 25 points - eight goals and 17 assists; registered 17 points - six goals and 11 assists - in 25 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a +15 rating; was a +12 in conference play ... scored six power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed seven multiple-point performances, including one multiple-goal effort ... tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in a 3-2 win at Providence (3/1) ... notched three assists in a 3-3 home tie against Yale (1/4) ... notched two assists in each of three victories - against UMass-Lowell (10/28), at Maine (11/2) and at Vermont (3/9) ... scored the decisive goal in the team's 5-2 home win over Boston University (12/1) ... missed two games against Maine (1/24-25) because of injury
BEFORE BC: Earned USHLA All-Rookie Team honors after he led all Dubuque defensemen in scoring with 27 points - 11 goals and 16 assists - in 53 regular-season games for the Fighting Saints in 2011-12; recorded five points, including four goals, in five playoff contests ... played for head coach Jim Montgomery ... played two seasons of Quebec Midget AAA hockey as a member of the Lac Saint-Louis Lions for two seasons; recorded 49 points - 19 goals and 30 assists - in 65 regular-season games from 2009-11; recorded 38 points - 25 goals and 25 assists - in 32 playoff contests ... earned 2009-10 Quebec Midget AAA Prospect Award recognition ... played for Lac St.-Louis head coach Jon Goyens.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... was selected by the Florida Panthers in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft ... is the 2013-14 recipient of the Leahy Family Scholarship Fund ... Michael and his older siblings Kelly and Kenny are the children of Rod and Margaret Matheson; his brother Kenny is a member of the Hamilton College hockey team.