Five-point performances from Kevin Hayes (3-2-5) and Johnny Gaudreau (0-5-5) propel Boston College to eighth victory in nine games
Eagles conclude season 22-12-4
Team to await Sunday's announcement of NCAA Tournament field
Eagles advance to ninth straight league semifinal
Teams to meet for game two of the league quarterfinal series on Sat., March 16 at 7 p.m.
BC score's games first two goals, but eventually falls 6-3 despite 47-27 shot advantage.
Eagles prevail 6-3, as the senior class becomes the first to win four consecutive Beanpot titles.
Quinn Smith scored twice and Parker Milner recorded 19 saves to lead BC past Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot.
National Championship: BC vs. Ferris State
Frozen Four: BC vs. Minnesota
MILNER'S CAREER HIGHS:
PARKER JOHN MILNER; born September 6, 1990 ... catches left ... participated in the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins Summer Development camps in 2012 ... graduated from West High School in Waterloo, Iowa. ... attended Avon Old Farms for one year (2007-08) and Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Pa., for two years (2005-07).
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Played in and started 34 games ... went 29-5-0 ... captured the NCAA statistical championship in goalie win percentage (.853) ... registered a 1.66 goals against average and a .937 save percentage ... earned All-Tournament honors as well as Most Outstanding Player accolades at the NCAA Frozen Four in Tampa, Fla., and the NCAA Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass.; went 4-0 with a 0.50 goals against average and a .982 save percentage in the 2012 NCAA Tournament; established the highest save percentage since the tournament expanded beyond four teams in 1972 and tied three goalies for the tournament's best goals against average of all-time (Ken Dryden, Cornell in 1967; Gerry Powers, Denver in 1968, and Tim Regan, Boston University in 1972) ... earned Hockey East All-Tournament honors after going 4-0 with a 1.50 goals against average and a .955 save percentage ... shared the Norman F. Dailey Memorial Award with Barry Almeida as the team's most valuable players ... went 16-3-0 with a 1.85 goals against average and a .928 save percentage in 19 conference contests; captured the Hockey East Association statistical goaltending championship ... finished the season on 19-game win streak; recorded a 1.09 goals against average and a .960 save percentage during that stretch (21 goals against in 1151:27 minutes of action) ... garnered Hockey Commissioners' Association National Player of the Month honors for March/April as well as Hockey East Association Player of the Month honors for March ... also earned conference monthly accolades after going 7-0 in February ... recorded 27 saves in the team's 4-1 victory over Ferris State (4/7) in the national championship game at Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. ... registered a career-high 41 saves in leading the team to a 4-1 victory over Maine (3/17) in the championship game of the Hockey East Tournament in TD Garden in Boston, Mass. ... backstopped the team to a 4-0 home win over Vermont (3/3) to secure the league regular-season title ... recorded 32 saves in 79:49 minutes of action in a 3-2 overtime victory over Boston University (2/13) in leading the team to the Beanpot title - its third straight - at TD Garden ... stopped 30 (or more) shots 11 games ... recorded three shutouts, including back-to-back shutouts of Air Force (3/24) and Minnesota-Duluth (3/25) in the NCAA Northeast Regional at the DCU Center ... combined with teammate Chris Venti to record team shutout performances against Providence (2/25) and Vermont (3/3).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in eight games ... recorded six starts ... registered a 3-2-0 record, a 2.68 goals against average and a .899 save percentage ... had a 2-2-0 record, a 3.18 goals against average and a .887 save percentage in five conference starts ... recorded one shutout ... stopped all 20 shots faced in his first appearance of the season - a 3-0 win at Denver (10/16) ... registered 33 saves in the team's 3-1 win at Providence (1/8) ... stopped 22 shots in a 5-3 home win over UMass-Lowell (1/22).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in 14 games ... registered a 10-2-1 record, a 2.32 goals against average and a .909 save percentage ... had an 8-1-1 record, a league-low 1.93 goals against average and a league-high .921 save percentage in 11 conference contests ... made 30 saves (or more) in two wins ... registered 33 saves in a 6-5 victory over Massachusetts (3/12) in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East Tournament ... earned Hockey East Goaltender of the Month honors for February; went 4-0-0 with a 0.93 goals against average and a .963 save percentage; stopped 104-of-108 shots in 256:59 ... made 25 saves in a 2-1 home win over UMass-Lowell (2/13) ... earned Hockey East Goaltender of the Week recognition after stellar efforts in league wins over Merrimack (2/21) and Massachusetts (2/23); tallied 17 saves in 55:12 of a 7-0 home win over the Warriors and then registered a season-high 34 saves in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Minutemen ... earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors after a 23-save performance in a 3-1 win at Massachusetts (12/4) ... made 15 saves in a 4-3 home win over Merrimack (10/3) in his collegiate debut.
BEFORE BC:Finished with a 20-7-1 record, a 2.90 goals against average and a .902 save percentage in 31 games for the Waterloo Black Hawks in 2008-09 ... ranked tied for second among all USHL goaltenders with three shutouts ... was voted Waterloo's Most Improved Player by his teammates at the conclusion of the season ... twice earned USHL goaltender of the week honors ... played for head coach P.K. O'Handley ... registered an 11-0-0 record, a 1.92 goals against average and a .935 save percentage as a junior goaltender at Avon Old Farms; helped lead the Winged Beavers to the 2008 New England Prep School title ... played for head coach John Gardner ... played the 2006-07 season for the Pittsburgh Hornets ... has also played lacrosse.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2012-13 recipient of the E. Paul Robsham, Jr., Goalie Scholarship Fund in Men's Hockey ... Parker and his younger sisters Mackenzie and Mara are the children of Cheri and Chris Milner.
MILNER'S CAREER STATISTICS