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
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 Boston College wins its third-straight game in five nights, extending its unbeaten streak to 10 games (9-0-1); Eagles in first place by eight points
Five-point performances from Kevin Hayes (3-2-5) and Johnny Gaudreau (0-5-5) propel Boston College to eighth victory in nine games
RYAN THOMAS FITZGERALD; born October 19, 1994...shoots left...played the 2012-13 season with the Valley Junior Warriors in the Eastern Junior Hockey League...participated in the Boston Bruins development camp in July 2013...attended Malden Catholic High School.
BEFORE BC: Named MVP of the first ever USHL/NHL Top Prospect Game...registered 30 points - 14 goals and 16 assists - in 26 regular season games for the Junior Warriors in 2012-12...recorded three goals and three assists in six playoff games...participated in the World Junior A Challenge for the USA U-19 team in 2012-13 registering four goals in four games...played five games for the U.S. Nation Under-18 Team for the United States Development Program in 2012-13...was a two-time Massachusetts Super 8 Tournament Champion at Malden Catholic.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences ... is the 2013-14 recipient of the John P. Cunniff '66 Memorial Hockey Scholarship Fund ... was selected by the Boston Bruins in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft...Ryan and his three brothers; Casey, Jack and Brendan are the children of Kerry and Tom Fitzgerald.