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No. 1 Boston College Beats New Hampshire in Durham, 5-1

Parker Milner

Parker Milner

Oct. 15, 2011

Box Score

DURHAM, N.H. - Four players tallied two-point performances and junior goaltender Parker Milner recorded a career-high 39 saves to lead top-ranked Boston College to a 5-1 win at No. 15 New Hampshire before a capacity crowd of 6,501 fans in the Whittemore Center.

Milner stopped six shots in the opening period, all 20 shots in the second and all 14 in the third period to capture his third win this season and the 16th of his career.

New Hampshire outshot BC, 40-25, in the contest, including a 20-9 edge in the second period.

Sophomore Bill Arnold, senior Paul Carey and freshman Johnny Gaudreau registered one goal and one assist each and senior Barry Almeida notched two assists for the victors.

Four of the game's six goals were scored in the opening stanza.

Junior defenseman Brian Dumoulin, who finished the contest with a game-high plus-four rating, opened the scoring on his first goal of the season just one minute, 30 seconds into the contest.

New Hampshire forward Nick Sorkin notched the host Wildcats' only goal of the contest - a power-play tally - just 56 seconds later.

Carey scored the decisive goal at 6:26 of his first of the year and Arnold concluded the four-goal first period with a man-advantage tally at 16:10.

Junior forward Chris Kreider scored the only goal of the middle period - at 14:23 - and Gaudreau tallied the only goal of the third period - at 9:20 - for the 5-1 final.

Team Records: Boston College 3-1-0, 1-0-0 Hockey East; New Hampshire 0-3-0, 0-3-0 Hockey East

Game Notes: BC has won three straight over New Hampshire. The Eagles beat New Hampshire 4-3 in its only trip to Durham, N.H., on March 5 last winter and is unbeaten in its last six games in the Whittemore Center. The Eagles will return to New Hampshire to conclude the league regular-season series on Sat., Jan. 28 ... Dumoulin's goal marked the fifth of his career. He last scored in the team's 5-3 win over Merrimack in the 2011 Hockey East Tournament championship game ... Arnold assisted on Kreider's goal and has a team-high seven points - two goals and five assists - through four games.

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