No. 7 BC tops cross-town rival Harvard with five even-strength goals
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Boston College’s usual suspects powered past cross-town foe Harvard on the strength of five even-strength goals, including another pair for junior Johnny Gaudreau, in a 5-1 triumph at the Bright-Landry Center.
Gaudreau racked up his third two-goal game of the season, including his fourth three-point performance of the year. Seniors Kevin Hayes and Bill Arnold along with rookie Ryan Fitzgerald joined Gaudreau in extending their point-scoring streaks to seven games. Fitzgerald (1-1-2), Arnold (0-2-2) and Hayes (0-2-2) joined first-year forward Austin Cangelosi (1-1-2) and sophomore Teddy Doherty (0-2-2) as Wednesday’s multi-point scorers.
Junior goaltender Brian Billett picked up his fifth victory of the season, turning away 34-of-35 Crimson shots, including 31-of-32 down the stretch. HU’s Steve Michalek surrendered five goals on 34 BC attempts.