April 10, 2012
Boston College junior defenseman Brian Dumoulin and junior forward Chris Kreider will forgo their senior seasons at Boston College to pursue professional careers.
Dumoulin will join the Carolina Hurricanes organization and Kreider will join the New York Rangers organization.
Dumoulin, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound product of Biddeford, Maine, registered 83 points - 11 goals and 72 assists - in 123 career games. He recorded 28 points - seven goals and 21 assists - in 44 games this winter.
He was selected by the Hurricanes in the second round (51st overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Kreider, a 6-foot-3, 225-pound product of Boxford, Mass., recorded 92 points - 49 goals and 43 assists - in 114 games. He led all Boston College players with 45 points - 23 goals and 22 assists - in 44 games this winter.
Kreider was selected by the Rangers in the first round (19th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Boston College finished the 2011-12 season with a 33-10-1 record, including a 19-7-1 mark in conference play. The Eagles captured the Beanpot title, the Hockey East regular-season title, the Hockey East Tournament championship and the NCAA championship. The Eagles matched the program's record with 33 victories en route to the school's fifth national title.