The Irish headed to the East coast to take on the Boston College Eagles, but left with a shutout loss, and another blow to the elite Irish structure. What is it lately with the Irish and teams named for birds?
The first twenty minutes of play were scoreless. However, Boston College set the pace for the game, and doubled Notre Dame’s 9 shots on goal.
The Eagles figured it all out in the second period, and kept control from there. It was Julius Matilla who got the Eagles on the board with a power play goal. Logan Hutsko brought it to 2-0 later in the period. Barely two minutes later, Patrick Giles chalked up the third goal for the Eagles.
BC’s David Cotton locked it in for the Eagles with the team’s fourth goal of the game.
Boston College: Julius Matilla at 02:41 in the 2nd with assists from David Cotton and Logan Hutsko
Boston College: Logan Hutsko at 14:27 in the 2nd with assists from Drew Helleson and Alex Newhook
Boston College: Patrick Giles at 16:49 in the 2nd, unassisted
Boston College: David Cotton at 12:33 in the 3rd with an assist from Connor Moore
Notre Dame: Tory Dello for tripping at 0:52 in the 2nd
Boston College: Jack McBain for hooking at 4:40 in the 2nd
Boston College: Graham McPhee for high sticking at 7:09 in the 2nd
Boston College: Graham McPhee for charging at 15:58 in the 2nd
Notre Dame: Tory Dello for hooking at 18:38 in the 2nd
Notre Dame: Cale Morris, 22 saves
Boston College: Spencer Knight, 26 saves
The two squads will face off again at 5:00 p.m. ET Sunday in South Bend. Catch the game on TV with NBC Sports Philadelphia+ or stream online with nbcsports.com or the NBC Sports app.
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