Tonight is the final meeting between the two teams and it could shape the rest of the season. BU currently sits in tie for sixth in the Hockey East standing, with Vermont. While Umass is tied for second with BC. If the Terriers win and the season ended after the game the Minutemen and Terriers would play in the Hockey East playoffs.
Notes On The Minutemen
Umass on the season is 15-9-0. On Sunday Vermont upended the Minutemen, snapping their four game win streak. The streak was the longest of there season. Umass offers two Hobey Backer (the Heisman of college hockey) candidates in James Marcou and Justin Braun.
The Last Time The Met...
was back on the the 2nd of January. BU exploded for seven goal, the most the have scored in game all season, to down Umass 7-3.