May 1, 2012
Forward Pat Mullane will serve as captain of the 2012-13 Boston College hockey team and defenseman Patrick Wey and forward Steven Whitney will serve as assistant captains, according to an announcement made by head coach Jerry York on Tuesday.
The trio was elected by a vote of their peers.
All three players are now completing their junior years and will lead the team as seniors.
Mullane played in all 44 games in 2011-12 and recorded career-highs in goals (10), assists (29) and points (39). The Wallingford, Conn., native has tallied 96 points - 26 goals and 70 assists - in 125 career games.
Wey played in 32 games this season, including each of the team's final 26 games, and tallied seven points - two goals and five assists. He finished the season ranked third on the team with a plus-minus rating of +17. Wey missed 12 games from Oct. 28 - Dec. 9 because of injury.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Wey has recorded 20 points - three goals and 17 assists - in 96 games during his three years at Boston College.
Whitney played in all 44 games this season and recorded career highs in goals (16), assists (23) and points (39). A 5-foot-7, 162-pound forward from Reading, Mass., Whitney has registered 83 points - 29 goals and 54 assists - in 122 career games.
BC finished the 2011-12 season with a 33-10-1 record, including a 19-7-1 conference mark. The Eagles won the Ice Breaker Tournament title, the Beanpot championship, the Hockey East regular-season crown, the Hockey East Tournament title and the NCAA championship.
The national title marked the program's third in five seasons, its fourth under York and its fifth overall. BC also captured NCAA championships in 1949, 2001, 2008 and 2010.