Tonight, the Boston University men’s hockey team travels south to face Providence in a high-stakes Hockey East tilt.
The Terriers come into this one tied for fifth in the division, and only three points away from UMass Lowell and Northeastern deadlocked at third. Coming off a sweep of Vermont to extend the win streak to three, BU feeling confident as they look to gain ground on the Friars, who are four points ahead of the Terriers but have also played one more game.
As for the hosts, Providence ride their own win streak into the contest, gaining maximum points in their previous four games. The impressive run has featured two victories over UMass Lowell, as well as one apiece against league leaders UMass and a strong UConn team. While the extra game played may give the Friars a dangerous sense of security, Providence are as hot as it gets as they prepare to face BU.
Tonight’s game is pivotal towards BU’s quest to climb the Hockey East standings and earn a home playoff game by finishing in the conference’s top four. Don’t miss a second of the action by following along with our live blog, and talking BU hockey throughout the game! Coverage will start at 6:50pm, with puck drop set for 7.