Boston College Returns to the Frozen Four to Take on Union in the National Semifinal; Ian McCoshen Lights the Lamp to Send the Eagles to Philadelphia
Gaudreau, Hayes and Arnold combine for nine points to force a deciding game three Sunday afternoon against Notre Dame
Thatcher Demko's 33-save shutout stretches Eagles' unbeaten streak to 18 games; Johnny Gaudreau's nets 17th-career game-winning goal
Brown's Beanpot winner and game-clinching tally at Vermont yield Hockey East Player of the Week; Eagles honored as Team of the Week after clincking the Hockey East regular season trophy
Boston College wins 13th Hockey East regular season title with weekend sweep at Vermont
BROWN'S CAREER HIGHS:
PATRICK WELLINGTON BROWN; born May 29, 1992 ... shoots right.
AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Played in all 38 games ... registered 11 points - five goals and six assists; recorded six points - two goals and four assists - in Hockey East play ... scored two game-winning goals ... finished the season having won 53.1 percent of his faceoff attempts (251-of-473) ... netted the game-winning goal at 16:23 of the third period in the team's 3-2 home win over Massachusetts (11/4) ... scored the decisive goal in BC's 4-1 quarterfinal-round series-clinching win over Vermont (3/16) ... scored once in each of two victories - a 6-3 home win over Dartmouth (11/24) and a 6-3win over Northeastern (2/11) in the Beanpot championship game in TD Garden. AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Played in 13 games ... scored one goal ... played in eight Hockey East contests ... scored his first collegiate goal at 4:17 of the second period of the team's 5-2 win over Michigan State (10/7) in the Ice Breaker Tournament in Grand Forks, N.D.; the goal marked the team's first goal of the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11): Played in 29 games ... registered one assist ... tallied a plus-one rating in 20 Hockey East contests ... tallied his first collegiate point with an assist on Tommy Atkinson's second-period goal in the team's 4-0 home win over Maine (11/19).
BEFORE BC: Registered a team-high 48 points - 23 goals and 25 assists - in 30 games for Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood in 2009-10; served as team co-captain ... helped guide the team to the 2010 Michigan High School Athletic Association Division III State Championship, its second straight state title ... earned Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League co-Most Valuable Player honors after tallying a league-best 20 points - 12 goals and eight assists - in conference contests ... twice earned Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association (MHSHCA) All-State first-team honors - in 2008-09 and 2009-10; captured MHSHCA Dream Team status as a senior ... captured MHSHCA All-State honorable mention accolades as a sophomore ... played for head coach Andy Weidenbach ... has also played lacrosse.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as an economics major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... has earned Hockey East Association All-Academic Team honors in each of his three years - 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... is the 2012-13 recipient of the Driscoll Family Hockey Scholarship Fund ... Patrick, his older sister Anna and younger siblings Kaitlin, Christopher and Lily are the children of Maureen and Doug Brown; both parents are Boston College graduates; his father played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League and was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2004; his uncle Greg Brown is an assistant hockey coach at Boston College.