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March 18, 1998

Boston College (24-8-5)
in the
1998 HOCKEY EAST Tournament
vs. Merrimack -- March 20, 1998 -- 5 p.m.
Championship Game - March 21, 1998 -- 8 p.m.
FleetCenter -- Boston, Mass.

NATIONAL RANKING: Boston College is ranked third in the latest U.S. College Hockey Online Poll (March 16), and fifth in the most recent USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll.

STREAKING: Boston College enters its semifinal game against Merrimack with a 10-game unbeaten streak. The Eagles are 8-0-2 in their last 10 contests ... BC's last loss was a 5-4 overtime defeat against Harvard in the opening round of the Beanpot (in the FleetCenter) on Feb. 2.

IN THE HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT: After its two-game, quarterfinal-round sweep of Providence on March 12-13, Boston College has a 14-15-2 all-time record in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament. The Eagles have advanced to the finals five times, winning two titles (1987 and 1990).

1997-98 RECORD AGAINST THE FIELD: Boston College has a 6-2-1 record this season against the three other HOCKEY EAST "semifinalists". The Eagles were 2-1-0 against Merrimack; 3-0-0 against UMass-Lowell; and 1-1-1 against Maine.

HOCKEY EAST TOURNAMENT RECORD AGAINST THE FIELD: Boston College's semifinal-round meeting with Merrimack will mark the sixth time the two teams have met in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament. BC has a 4-1 record against the Warriors, having won two-of-three in the 1990 quarterfinals and earning a two-game sweep in the 1997 quarterfinals ... BC has a 2-1-2 tournament record against UMass-Lowell. Both of the Eagles' wins came in the semifinal round (1985 and 1986) ... BC has a 2-2 tournament mark against Maine. Three of the four meetings have come in the tournament's title game, with BC winning in 1987 and 1990 and Maine prevailing in 1989. Maine gained its second win in the 1992 semifinals.

IN THE FLEETCENTER: The Boston College-Merrimack semifinal-round game will mark the Eagles' third game in the FleetCenter this season ... For BC's senior class, the BC-MC game will be its ninth game in the FleetCenter. The Eagles have a 3-4-1 record in their eight previous FleetCenter appearances (1-1 in the 1996 Beanpot, 1-1 in the 1997 Beanpot, 0-1-1 in the 1997 HOCKEY EAST Tournament, and 1-1 in the 1998 Beanpot) ... Ten BC players have netted at least one goal in the FleetCenter. Juniors Marty Reasoner and Andy Powers each have three goals; juniors Chris Masters and Nick Pierandri and sophomore Jeff Farkas each have two goals; and sophomores Blake Bellefeuille, Kevin Caulfield and Mike Mottau, and freshmen Bobby Allen and Mike Lephart each have one goal.

MIKE MOTTAU: One of the Eagles' three U.S. Junior National Team participants, sophomore defenseman and All-America candidate Mike Mottau finished the regular season ranked second among the nation's defensemen in scoring. He added one assist in the first game of the Eagles' best-of-three HOCKEY EAST quarterfinal series against Providence to raise his season totals to 42 points -- 11 goals and 31 assists. He registered 26 points -- six goals and 20 assists -- in 24 league contests, tying him with BU's Tom Poti for the league lead among defensemen ... He has recorded 12 multiple-point games this season, and BC has a 10-2-0 record in those games. He has scored at least three points in seven games ... Mottau had six points in the UMass-Lowell series on Feb. 27-28. He recorded one goal and two assists on Feb. 27, and three assists the following evening.

In The FleetCenter: Mottau earned the 1998 Beanpot scoring crown, registering one goal and three assists in the two games.

UNHERALDED: Sophomore forward Blake Bellefeuille has recorded 12 points in the last seven games, including three two-goal efforts ... He led the Eagles with two goals and one assist in the series opener against Providence (March 12), and added one assist in the series finale ... He currently ranks third on the team with 18 goals, and fourth on the team with 35 points ... Two of his three two-goal games in this recent stretch have come against the other HOCKEY EAST semifinalists -- vs. Merrimack (Feb. 14) and at UMass-Lowell (Feb. 27) ... He now has 10 multiple-point games to his credit this season.

SUPER MARTY: Junior center and 1998 Hobey Baker and All-America candidate Marty Reasoner registered two points in the Eagles' quarterfinal-round wins over Providence on March 12-13. He netted the decisive goal with four seconds remaining in regulation in a 4-3 Game 1 win over the Friars, and added one assist the following night ... Reasoner shared the league scoring title with UNH senior Tom Nolan. Both players finished with 42 points in 24 league contests. Reasoner had 17 goals and 25 assists, while Nolan had 11 goals and 31 assists ... Reasoner is currently tied for second among the nation's scoring leaders (26-33-59, excluding the Ottawa game) ... Overall, the junior leads the Eagles with 63 points (28g, 35a) in 37 games. He has 17 multiple-point games this season, including seven multiple-goal games ... BC has a 15-2-3 record when Reasoner scores a goal.

Hot: Reasoner enters the semifinal round with an 11-game point-scoring streak ... The junior has scored multiple points in seven of the last nine games. He has seven goals and 17 assists in this nine-game stretch ... Reasoner registered his first collegiate hat trick in the team's regular-season finale -- a 6-6 tie at Northeastern on March 7. He netted one goal in the first period, and two goals in the third period. His final goal evened the score at 6-6 with just more than four minutes remaining ... He scored a career-best five points in the Eagles' 7-3 home win over UMass-Lowell on Feb. 28.

Clutch: Reasoner has scored half of his goals this season in the third period. Of his 28 goals, 14 have come in the final period, including eight in the game's last five minutes.

Career Numbers: The junior is now tied for 17th on the school's career scoring list with 152 points.

14. Ken Hodge (1984-87)         99 gm   60g, 94a - 154
15. John Cunniff (1963-66)      75gm    71g, 82a - 153
    Billy Daley (1958-61)       78gm    76g, 77a - 153
17. Tim Sweeney (1985-89)       127gm   77g, 75a - 152
    Bob Sweeney (1982-86)       138gm   78g, 74a - 152
    Marty Reasoner (1995-act)   106gm   64g, 88a - 152

BRIAN GIONTA: Freshman sensation Brian Gionta (Rochester, N.Y.) is the nation's top scoring freshman (25-25-50, excluding the Ottawa game) ... He won the league's goal-scoring title with 22 goals in 24 league contests ... The 5-foot-7-inch forward has played in 35 of the team's 37 games, missing two games while playing with the U.S. Junior National Team in the World Junior Championships in Finland ... The All-America candidate captured HOCKEY EAST Rookie of the Week honors four times this season, including the final week of the regular season. He registered two goals and four assists in the Eagles' games against UMass-Amherst (two goals, two assists) and Northeastern (two assists) ... He tallied five goals and two assists in the Eagles' two wins over UMass-Lowell on Feb. 27-28. Gionta notched four goals and one assist in BC's 7-3 home win over the River Hawks on Feb. 28. He netted one goal in each of the first two periods, and two goals in the third period. Among his goals were two man-advantage tallies and the game-winning goal ... He leads the Eagles with five game-winning goals ... He has 13 multiple-point outings ... He enters the semifinal round with an 11-game point-scoring streak, equaling his longest scoring streak of the season.

BG2: Prior to Gionta's Feb. 28 "heroics" against UMass-Lowell, the last Boston College player to score four goals in one game was Bill Guerin, who registered four against Northeastern on Feb. 17, 1991 ... On a side note, the last BC player to tally five goals in one game was Marty McInnis -- against Merrimack in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament (final game of a best-of-three quarterfinal-round series) on March 5, 1990.

Tops: Gionta is the seventh BC player to capture the league goal-scoring crown, and only the second freshman in league history to accomplish the feat (The other: BC's Steve Heinze in 1988-89).

Power Play: Gionta leads BC with 12 power-play goals. In league contests, he tied with UNH junior Derek Bekar for the top spot in HOCKEY EAST with 10 man-advantage tallies.

Phenomenal Freshman: Gionta's 26 goals and 29 assists rank him among the top-scoring freshmen in Boston College history. The Rochester, N.Y. resident is currently tied for second with Steve Heinze (1988-89) on the goals list, one behind Richie Smith (27 in 1972-73). He ranks third in points, and is tied for fourth in assists. Ken Hodge (1984-85) has the freshman record with 64 points, while Smith is second with 58.

Extra Effort: In addition to his on-ice excellence, Brian Gionta is making his presence felt in the greater Boston College community. On Saturday, Feb. 7, the freshman was one of four BC athletes assisting children in halftime activities at the Eagles' women's basketball game against Georgetown. The game was Boston College's celebration of the national "Take A Kid To The Game" program.

YOUNG DEFENSE: Freshman defenseman Rob Scuderi is currently fifth on the team with 20 assists ... Freshman Bobby Allen, one of the nation's top defensemen, enters the semifinal round with a five-game point-scoring streak. He registered one assist in each of the team's two quarterfinal-round wins over the Friars, and has seven points in the last five games ... He netted the game-winning goal at UMass-Amherst (March 4) and a power-play goal at Northeastern (March 7) ... Freshman Marty Hughes, who missed eight games from January 24-February 14 because of a broken right ankle (including the Beanpot game against Northeastern), returned to action on February 27 and has played in the Eagles' last six games.

HUTCH IS BACK: Sophomore forward Tony Hutchins, who missed the Eagles' last three games because of a separated left shoulder (that he suffered in the Eagles' 6-1 win at UMass-Amherst on March 4), will return to action in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament's semifinal round.

THE NETMINDER: Freshman Scott Clemmensen enters the semifinal round with a 20-8-4 record, a 2.93 goals against average and an .879 save percentage. His 20 wins are the most by a Boston College goalie since Scott Gordon had a BC-record 23 wins in 1984-85 ... He has recorded four shutouts, a BC single-season record ... He enters the FleetCenter with a 10-game unbeaten streak (with a 2.80 goals against average in this span) ... The Heaton/HOCKEY EAST Goalie of the Month for the month of January, Clemmensen earned HOCKEY EAST Rookie of the Week honors four times.

Against Merrimack: Clemmensen has a 2-1-0 record and a 3.01 goals against average against the Warriors this season. He made 75 stops in the three games, including a career-high 35 saves in a 4-3 win in the Volpe Complex on Feb. 13.

Against Maine: Clemmensen has a 1-1-1 record and a 2.91 goals against average against the Black Bears this season. He made 64 stops in the three games (he played 40 minutes in the loss).

Against UMass-Lowell: Clemmensen has a 3-0-0 record and a 3.33 goals against average against the River Hawks this season. He made 64 stops in the three games.

NCAA Record: Clemmensen earned a spot in the NCAA hockey record book on Saturday, January 24. The Urbandale, Iowa resident held UMass-Amherst scoreless until the 12:29 mark of the first period to extend his streak of consecutive minutes without a goal to a NCAA record 254:23. The freshman had not allowed a goal in more than 11 periods (and one overtime session). He entered the game needing 8:57 of scoreless hockey to establish the record ... The "old record" was held by Gerry Schultz (North Dakota), who recorded four consecutive shutouts (all against Michigan Tech) from January 14-29, 1954. Blaine Lacher (Lake Superior State) has the longest overall streak (including playoffs). Lacher had a scoreless string of 375:01 spanning seven games (four in the CCHA playoffs) from February 26-March 4, 1994.

POWERFUL POWER PLAY: BC has a 27.2 percent success rate (55 of 202) on the power play this season ... The Eagles have scored at least one power-play goal in 15 of their last 16 games, with two or more power-play goals in nine of these contests ... BC scored a season-high four power-play goals in an 8-0 win at Providence (Jan. 17) ... BC has scored at least one power-play goal in 31 of its 37 games. The Eagles are 22-6-3 in games in which they score at least one man-up goal ... The "four power-play goal game" at Providence marked the most power-play goals by a Boston College team in one game since November 27, 1992 when the Eagles tallied four in a 6-6 tie with St. Lawrence.

1997-98 vs. Merrimack: BC is 4-for-16 on the power play against the Warriors this season.

1997-98 vs. Maine: BC is 3-for-17 on the power play against the Black Bears this season.

1997-98 vs. UMass-Lowell: BC is 6-for-18 on the power play against the River Hawks this season.

THE HEAD COACH: Tonight will mark Jerry York's 993rd game as a collegiate head coach. Now in his 26th year as a head coach, York sports an impressive 533-411-48 career mark. York is in his fourth season at BC (66-66-14). Currently the ninth all-time winningest college hockey coach, York is fourth among active Division I coaches. A 1967 graduate of Boston College and former hockey star for John "Snooks" Kelley, York has also coached at Clarkson (1972-79) and Bowling Green (1979-94). In 1983-84, York led BGSU to a NCAA title (34-8-2).

BY THE PERIOD: Boston College has outscored its foes in each of the three periods this season. In addition, the Eagles' point production improves with each period. Through 37 games, BC has scored 73 of its 168 goals (43.5 percent) in the third period, its highest-scoring stanza.

WHEN SOMEONE COMES UP BIG: BC is 20-2-3 this season when an Eagle scores two or more goals in a game. There have been 28 multiple-goal games by nine different Eagles so far this season (including three games with two multiple-goal scorers)... Marty Reasoner has the team lead with seven multiple-goal games.

IN OVERTIME: Boston College has a 1-2-5 record in overtime games this season. The scoreless tie against Maine on January 10 was the first ever for the Eagle hockey program ... The Eagles are 3-2-11 in their last 16 overtime games.

EAGLE HOCKEY ON THE INTERNET: Visit BC's official athletic website for the latest news, notes, schedules and team information. The address is http://www.bceagles.com.

THE BOSTON COLLEGE-UMASS-LOWELL SERIES

Boston College leads the all-time series, 26-20-6 ... BC won each of this year's three meetings, including two one-goal triumphs ... Last year, UMass-Lowell won two of three meetings ... BC's seniors have a 7-5 mark against the River Hawks.

Top Scorers against the River Hawks: Junior Marty Reasoner is the Eagles' top (active) scorer against UMass-Lowell. He has tallied seven goals and 11 assists in eight games (he missed one game last year while playing with the US National Junior Team) ... Senior Jamie O'Leary has 11 points (three goals and eight assists) ... Sophomore Mike Mottau has eight points (one goal, seven assists), while freshman Brian Gionta has nine points in just three games (seven goals, two assists).

This Year's Meetings

Boston College 4, UMass-Lowell 3 (January 30, 1998): Freshman forward Brian Gionta scored two goals, including the gamewinner at 11:59 of the final period, to lead Boston College to a 4-3 victory over UMass-Lowell in Kelley Rink. Gionta's decisive tally lifted the Eagles after the visiting River Hawks rallied from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game after two periods. BC opened the scoring on sophomore Kevin Caulfield's power-play goal at 9:01 of the first period, and teammate Tony Hutchins made the score 2-0 with a goal 35 seconds later. Gionta capped the first-period scoring at 13:04. UMass-Lowell battled back in the middle period. Greg Koehler put the River Hawks on the board at 7:31 and Doug Nolan brought the visitors within striking distance with a goal at 16:36. Sean Storozuk evened the score at 18:39, seconds after the Eagles had thwarted a UML power play. Boston College outshot UMass-Lowell, 16-7, in the final 20 minutes, but had to wait for Gionta's team-leading third game-winning goal to gain the victory. BC netminder Scott Clemmensen finished with 18 saves. UML goalie Scott Fankhouser made 36 stops.

Boston College 5, UMass-Lowell 4 (February 27, 1998): Sophomore forward Blake Bellefeuille scored two goals and added one assist to lead Boston College to a 5-4 win over UMass-Lowell at Tsongas Arena. Junior Marty Reasoner and sophomore Mike Mottau each recorded one goal and two assists for the victors ... BC trailed 3-2 after two periods, before Reasoner and Bellefeuille each scored one goal in the first 63 seconds of the final period to put the Eagles back on top. UMass-Lowell evened the score at 4:23. Bellefeuille scored the game-winning goal -- on the power play -- at 16:50. BC goalie Scott Clemmensen made 25 saves, while UML netminder Martin Fillion made 28 stops.

Boston College 7, UMass-Lowell 3 (February 28, 1998): Freshman forward Brian Gionta scored four goals and added one assist to lead Boston College to a 7-3 win over UMass-Lowell at Kelley Rink. With the game tied 3-3 after two periods, Boston College exploded for three goals in a 2:49 span early in the last period to secure the victory. Gionta put the Eagles ahead at 3:57 with his third goal of the game, and notched his final goal on the power play at 5:30. Junior forward Marty Reasoner, who had already assisted on three goals, made the score 6-3 with a power-play goal at the 6:46 mark. Sophomore Jeff Farkas closed the scoring at 13:08. Boston College opened the scoring on sophomore Tony Hutchins' goal at 8:59 of the first period, before UMass-Lowell tied the game on Chris Bell's goal at the 10:00 mark. BC regained the advantage -- on Gionta's first goal -- at 15:33. The River Hawks notched the first two goals of the middle period to take a 3-2 lead. Brad Rooney evened the score with a power-play goal at 4:44, and Bell scored a shorthanded tally at 9:45 to give the visitors the lead. BC's Gionta tied the game with the period's last goal -- a man-advantage goal at 13:58. Reasoner finished with one goal and four assists, while sophomore defenseman Mike Mottau had three assists. BC's Scott Clemmensen made 21 saves. Martin Fillion (32 saves) and Scott Fankhouser (two saves) split the goaltending duties for the River Hawks ... BC scored three power-play goals, while UMass-Lowell notched two power-play goals and one shorthanded tally.

THE BOSTON COLLEGE-MERRIMACK SERIES

Boston College leads its all-time series with the Warriors, 23-12 ... BC has a 2-1-0 record against the Warriors this season ... BC swept two games from Merrimack in last winter's HOCKEY EAST quarterfinals ... BC has won eight of the last 12 meetings.

Goal Scorers: Junior Matt Mulhern has registered six career goals against the Warriors (two as a freshman, three last year, and one this season) ... Sophomore Jeff Farkas has five goals against Merrimack, while senior Jamie O'Leary and sophomore Blake Bellefeuille each have four goals. Senior Ken Hemenway, junior Marty Reasoner and freshman Brian Gionta each have three goals.

This Year's Meetings

Merrimack 6, Boston College 4 (Oct. 31, 1997): Merrimack junior Kris Porter scored two goals, including the gamewinner midway through the third period, to lead visiting Merrimack to a 6-4 win over Boston College. The game marked the HOCKEY EAST opener for both teams. With his team trailing 4-3 midway through the final period, Merrimack's Darrel Scoville evened the score with a shorthanded goal at 10:39. Porter tallied the decisive goal just 25 seconds later at 11:04. The Warriors' Sandy Cohen added an empty-net goal with eight seconds remaining in the contest to secure the victory. Merrimack led 2-1 after one period, with Porter opening the scoring at 8:32 and senior teammate Martin Laroche tallying a power-play goal at 19:24. BC freshman Bobby Allen scored his team's first-period goal between the two Warrior tallies. BC outshot Merrimack, 14-6, in the middle period and netted two goals to even the score at 3-3. Sophomore Jeff Farkas tied the score at 2-2 at 10:36 of the period, before senior Jamie O'Leary gave BC its first lead with a goal at 12:34. Junior Rejean Stringer scored Merrimack's only goal of the period. Junior Matt Mulhern gave the Eagles a one-goal advantage at 2:58 of the third period, before Merrimack thwarted BC's 37-second 5-on-3 advantage and Porter tied the score with his team one man down. Merrimack sophomore goaltender Cris Classen made 35 saves. BC freshman Scott Clemmensen finished with 21 saves.

Boston College 4, Merrimack 3 (Feb. 13, 1998): Freshman forward Brian Gionta registered his first collegiate hat trick, including the game-winning goal with 13 seconds remaining in the contest, to lift Boston College to a 4-3 win over host Merrimack. The game was tied 1-1 after one period, and 2-2 after two periods. Merrimack, which had twice battled back from one-goal deficits in the first two periods, took its first lead of the game on senior Ryan Guzior's goal at 1:18 of the final period. Gionta, who netted his first goal of the night on the power-play in the second period, evened the score with another power-play tally at 2:15 of the third period. Boston College had numerous opportunities to take the lead in the final period, including a two-minute, two-man advantage in the late minutes, but Merrimack netminder Tom Welby made 15 stops in the period to keep the game even. Gionta, however, snapped the tie in the final seconds, with junior Marty Reasoner and freshman Rob Scuderi assisting on the decisive goal. Gionta also added one assist to finish with four points. Reasoner had three assists on the night, while sophomore Mike Mottau contributed two assists. Junior captain Brendan Buckley tallied the Eagles' first goal at 1:03 of the opening period, his first goal of the season. BC freshman netminder Scott Clemmensen made 35 saves. Game Notes: Boston College had 48 shots on net against the Warriors, forcing the MC goalie to make 44 saves ... BC was playing without freshman defenseman Marty Hughes, who is still sidelined with a broken right ankle.

Boston College 4, Merrimack 1 (Feb. 14, 1998): Sophomore forward Blake Bellefeuille scored two goals to lead host Boston College to a 4-1 HOCKEY EAST win over Merrimack. Boston College led 2-0 after one period, and used two power-play goals in the middle period to secure the victory. After the Eagles gained a 4-0 advantage, Merrimack junior Kris Porter scored the Warriors' lone goal at 13:59 of the second period. Junior Andy Powers opened the scoring for the Eagles at 7:37 of the first period, and Bellefeuille doubled the margin with a 4-on-4 tally at 15:43. Bellefeuille scored his second goal -- a power-play tally -- at 8:40 of the second period, and sophomore Jeff Farkas scored a man-up goal at 12:49. Boston College outshot Merrimack, 47-20. Merrimack sophomore Cris Classen finished with 43 saves, while BC's Scott Clemmensen made 19 stops.

THE BOSTON COLLEGE-MAINE SERIES

Boston College leads its all-time series with the Black Bears, 30-24-3 ... BC had a 1-1-1 record against Maine in this year's regular-season meetings ... The teams have evenly split their last seven games.

Top Scorers: Sophomore Blake Bellefeuille has eight points -- three goals and five assists -- in six games against Maine, while junior Marty Reasoner has 12 points -- eight goals and four assists -- in nine games.

This Year's Meetings

Boston College 6, Maine 1 (Nov. 21, 1997): Sophomore forward Blake Bellefeuille recorded two goals and one assist and freshman Scott Clemmensen made 28 stops in the BC net to lead the Eagles to a 6-1 win in Alfond Arena. BC led 1-0 after one period on a power-play goal by sophomore Jeff Farkas at 5:51. Bellefeuille and freshman forward Brian Gionta added power-play goals in the middle period to extend BC's lead to 3-0. After Tony Hutchins added a fourth goal for the Eagles, Maine got on the board with a power-play tally at 5:40. Bellefeuille netted his second goal and junior Marty Reasoner added a short-handed tally to close the scoring ... BC outshot Maine 31-29.

Maine 12, Boston College 5 (Nov. 22, 1997): Maine netted five power-play goals to earn a 12-5 home win over the Eagles. Maine led 3-2 after one period, but extended its lead to 7-3 after two periods to secure the victory. The Black Bears outshot BC, 42-27. Scott Clemmensen (19 saves in 40 minutes) and Andy McLaughlin (11 saves in 20 minutes) split the Eagles' goaltending duties. Junior Andy Powers led BC with two goals, including a short-handed tally in the second period.

Boston College 0, Maine 0 (Jan. 10, 1998): One night after defeating top-ranked Boston University, Boston College continued its dominant play, but Maine sophomore goalie Alfie Michaud made 42 stops and the teams finished in a 0-0 overtime tie at BC's Kelley Rink. The game marked Boston College's first-ever scoreless tie. Michaud earned the game's top star honor after making 12 saves in the first period, 13 in the second, 15 in the third and two in the overtime session. Boston College outshot Maine, 42-17. BCr's Scott Clemmensen finished with 17 saves.

1997-98 Eagle Single-Game 
Individual Highs
Goals:   4, Brian Gionta vs. UMass-Lowell (2/28)
Assists: 4, Brian Gionta vs. Ottawa (10/11)
         4, Marty Reasoner vs. UMass-Lowell (2/28)
Points: 5, Brian Gionta (twice), Marty Reasoner (once)
Scoring Streak: 11, Brian Gionta (11/2-11/29)
Penalties: 4, three times
Penalty Minutes: 19, Brendan Buckley vs. BU (12/7)
Power-Play Goals: 2, four times
Shorthanded Goals: 1, six times
Saves: 36, Andy McLaughlin at BU (12/9)

1997-98 Eagle Single-Game 
Team Highs/Lows
HIGHS
Goals: 10, vs. Ottawa (10/11)   
Assists: 18, vs. Ottawa (10/11) 
Shot Attempts: 76, vs. Merrimack (2/14)
Shots on Goal: 50, at Northeastern (3/7)
Penalties: 19, at BU (12/9)
Penalty Minutes: 54, at BU (12/9) 
Power Play Pct.: 3-4 (75.0%), at Brown (11/25)
Power-Play Goals: 4, at Providence (1/17)
Penalty Killing: 100%, 16 times
Saves: 36, at BU (12/9)
Shorthanded Goals: 1, six times
Goals Allowed: 12, at Maine (11/22) 
Shots on Goal Allowed: 42, at Maine (11/22)
PPGs Allowed: 5, at Maine (11/22)
SHGs Allowed: 1, five times 

LOWS
Goals: 0, vs. Maine (1/10)
Assists: 0, vs. Maine (1/10)
Shot Attempts: 34, at UMass-Amherst (11/2), at UNH  (11/7)
Shots on Goal: 18, at UNH  (11/7)
Penalties: 2, vs. Harvard (12/28)   
Penalty Minutes: 4, vs. Harvard (12/28) 
Power Play: 0-5 (0%), at Maine (11/22)  
Power-Play Goals: 0, six times  
Shorthanded Goals: 0, many times
Penalty Killing: 0% (0-2), at New Hampshire (1/27)  
Saves: 9, vs. Northeastern (11/15)
Goals Allowed: 0, five times
Shots on Goal Allowed: 14, vs. Northeastern (11/15)
PPGs Allowed: 0, 18 times
SHGs Allowed: 0, many times


Multiple-Point Games...
Marty Reasoner      *46 (17)    Mar. 7, 1998 at Northeastern (3g, 1a)
Blake Bellefeuille  21 (10)     Mar. 12, 1998 vs. Providence (2g, 1a)
Jeff Farkas         20 (10)     Mar. 13 vs. Providence (1g, 1a) 
Jamie O'Leary       18 (5)      Jan. 30, 1998 vs. UMass-Lowell (0g, 2a)
Mike Mottau         14 (12)     Feb. 28, 1998 vs. UMass-Lowell (0g, 3a)
Brian Gionta        13 (13)     Mar. 7, 1998 at Northeastern (0g, 2a)
Chris Masters       12 (3)      Feb. 2, 1998 vs. Harvard (1g, 1a)
Ken Hemenway        11 (3)      Mar. 13 vs. Providence (0g, 2a)
Andy Powers         10 (7)      Mar. 13 vs. Providence (1g, 1a)
Bobby Allen         6 (6)       Mar. 7, 1998 at Northeastern (1g, 1a)
Matt Mulhern        5 (1)       Jan. 24, 1998 vs. UMass-Amherst (0g, 2a)
Rob Scuderi         4 (4)       Mar. 7, 1998 at Northeastern (0g, 2a)
Mike Lephart        4 (4)       Mar. 13 vs. Providence (2g, 0a)
Brendan Buckley     4 (3)       Mar. 13 vs. Providence (0g, 2a)
Marty Hughes        3 (3)       Dec. 28, 1997 vs. Harvard (0g, 2a)
Tony Hutchins       3 (3)       Jan. 30, 1998 vs. UMass-Lowell (1g, 1a)
Nick Pierandri      1 (1)       Nov. 14, 1997 at Northeastern (0g, 2a)
Kevin Caulfield     1 (1)       Feb. 15, 1997 at Merrimack (1g, 1a)
*Career Multiple-Point Outings (1997-98)

The Last Time It Happened.... 
Overtime Win...     11/18/97 at Harvard, 4-3
Overtime Loss...        2/2/98 vs. Harvard, 5-4
*Fact:  BC is 3-2-10 in its last 15 overtime games.
BC scored 10 goals...       10/11/97 vs. Ottawa, 10-0
BC scored 15 goals...       1/30/85 vs. UMass-Lowell, 15-6
BC allowed 10 goals...      11/21/97 at Maine, 12-5
BC "home" shutout...        1/16/98, 6-0 vs. Providence
BC "road" shutout...        1/17/98, 8-0 at Providence
HOCKEY EAST shutout...  1/17/98, 8-0 at Providence
BC was shutout...       1/10/98, 0-0 vs. Maine
BC was shutout at home...   1/10/98, 0-0 vs. Maine
Winning streak in York-era...   6 games (2/9 to 3/4/98)
BC had four power-play goals....    1/17/98, at Providence (4 for 7) 
BC player had hat trick...  2/13/98, Brian Gionta at Merrimack  
BC player scored 4 goals... 2/28/98, Brian Gionta vs. UMass-Lowell
BC player scored 5 goals... 3/5/90, Marty McInnis vs.Merrimack (HET)
BC player had 4 assists...  2/28/98, Marty Reasoner vs. UMass-Lowell
BC goalie had 40-49 saves...    3/7/97, Greg Taylor vs. Merrimack (42)
BC goalie had 50+ saves...  1/12/96, Greg Taylor vs. BU  (61) 

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