Team to await Sunday's announcement of NCAA Tournament field
Eagles advance to ninth straight league semifinal
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
Freshman defenseman Michael Matheson tallies one goal, two assists to lead Eagles
BC score's games first two goals, but eventually falls 6-3 despite 47-27 shot advantage.
Quinn Smith scored twice and Parker Milner recorded 19 saves to lead BC past Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot.
Boston College vs. Minnesota Duluth - AP Photo Gallery
MULLANE'S CAREER HIGHS:
MAURICE PATRICK MULLANE; born July 31, 1990 ... shoots left ... has tallied 22 points - seven goals and 15 assists - in 21 postseason contests ... played the 2008-09 season with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League; graduated from Millard North High School in Omaha, Neb. ... attended the Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn., from 2005-08.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Played in all 44 games ... registered 39 points - 10 goals and 29 assists; recorded 22 points - three goals and 19 assists - in 27 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a plus-11 rating; was a plus-four in league play ... scored one shorthanded goal and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed seven multiple-point performances ... won 54.3 percent of his faceoffs (402-of-741) ... concluded the season by recording 12 points - six goals and six assists - in the final 12 games ... registered eight points - four goals and four assists - in eight postseason contests ... recorded three points - two goals and one assists - and a plus-three rating in the team's 6-2 win at North Dakota (10/8) ... tallied three assists in a 6-1 win at Vermont (2/10) ... recorded two points - one goal and one assists - in the team's 4-1 win over Maine (3/17) in the Hockey East Tournament title game in TD Garden ... notched two assists in each of three victories - at UMass-Lowell (10/28), against New Hampshire (1/27), against Northeastern (2/6) in the first round of the Beanpot in TD Garden and against Minnesota (4/5) in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal round in Tampa, Fla. ... scored a shorthanded goal - the team's first goal of the game - in a 3-2 overtime win over Boston University (2/13) in the Beanpot championship game in TD Garden ... scored once - the gamewinner - in a 4-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth (3/25) in the NCAA Tournament's Regional final at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Played in all 39 games ... registered 29 points - eight goals and 21 assists; recorded 16 points - five goals and 11 assists - in 27 Hockey East contests ... finished the season with a plus-12 ratings; was a plus-seven in league play ... scored four power-play goals and four game-winning goals ... enjoyed four multiple-point performances (all in the final 12 games of the season) ... concluded the season on a six-game scoring streak; recorded nine points - three goals and six assists - during this stretch ... tallied seven points - two goals and five assists - in five postseason contests ... notched two points - one goal and one assist - in a 7-6 overtime victory over Northeastern (2/14) in the Beanpot championship game in TD Garden ... snapped a 3-3 tie with 4:53 left on the clock to lift Boston College to a 4-3 win at New Hampshire (3/5) in the regular-season finale, a victory that clinched the program's 11th Hockey East regular-season title; also tallied an assist ... scored the decisive goal on the power-play at 8:22 of the third period in a 5-4 win over Northeastern (3/18) in the semifinals of the Hockey East Tournament in TD Garden; also tallied an assist ... recorded two points - one goal and one assist - in a 5-3 win over Merrimack (3/19) in the league tournament championship game ... scored the game's decisive score in a 4-on-3 man-advantage situation in a 2-1 home win over Massachusetts (2/26) ... netted the decisive score on the power play at 5:09 of the third period in a 3-2 home win over Merrimack (10/29).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Played in all 42 games ... registered 28 points - eight goals and 20 assists; recorded 18 points - six goals and 12 assists - in conference contests ... finished the season with a plus-12 rating; was a plus-six in league action ... scored three game-winning goals and one power-play goal ... enjoyed six two-point performances ... earned Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors after two stellar efforts against Maine; notched two points, including his first collegiate goal, in a 4-3 win over the Black Bears (11/20) and then scored once in a 3-3 tie the next night ... registered two points - one goal and one assist - in a 6-0 opening-round victory over Harvard (2/1) in the Beanpot in TD Garden ... totaled two points - one goal and one assist - against Boston University (1/22) ... recorded two assists in each of two victories at Massachusetts (12/4 & 2/5) ... tallied seven points - one goal and six assists - in eight postseason victories; notched at least one point in six playoff contests ... tallied two assists in a 7-1 win over Miami (4/8) in the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four in Detroit, Mich. ... scored the game-winning third-period goal in a 3-1 win over Alaska (3/27) in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinal in Worcester, Mass. ... notched the primary assist on Chris Kreider's game-winning goal at 2:02 of the overtime period in a 2-1 home win over Massachusetts (2/26) ... assisted on Paul Carey's decisive third-period score in a 3-2 home win over New Hampshire (3/6) in the regular-season finale.
BEFORE BC: Ranked second among all Omaha Lancers in scoring with 57 points - 23 goals and 34 assists - in 54 games in 2008-09 ... represented the West Division in the league's 2009 Prospects/All-Star Game in Sioux Falls, S.D ... played for Lancers' head coach Bliss Littler ... shared 2007-08 Avon Old Farms team captain responsibilities with Cam Atkinson; helped lead the Winged Beavers to the 2008 New England Prep School title ... registered 55 points - 21 goals and 34 assists - in 28 games as a junior left wing; ranked second on the team in scoring behind Cam Atkinson ... played for Avon Old Farms' head coach John Gardner ... was a member of the U-17 U.S. Blue squad that captured the gold medal at the 2006 Four Nations Tournament in Rochester, N.Y.; played alongside BC classmate Steven Whitney ... was a member of U.S. U-20 team that captured the gold medal at the 2008 World Junior A Challenge in Camrose, Alberta ... also earned varsity letters in soccer and baseball at Avon Old Farms; captured the 2008 New England Prep School soccer championship.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as an economics major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... earned 2011-12 All-Hockey East Association Academic Team honors ... is the 2012-13 recipient of the Schiller Family Men's Ice Hockey Scholarship Fund ... earned Avon Old Farms' Hamilton Book Award given to the outstanding student, athlete and citizen in 2007 ... Pat and his older sister Marissa, a two-time captain of the Colby College women's hockey team, are the children of Amanda Mullane.
MULLANE'S CAREER STATISTICS