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Frozen Four's Finest

Which team is the greatest in the history of the Frozen Four? We're giving you a chance to help decide.

Each weekday through Oct. 3, we'll present you with a matchup from our bracket. You decide which team moves on to the next round. After the final matchup on Oct. 3, we'll have your choice for the greatest team in the history of the Frozen Four.


Round 2: 1985 Rensselaer vs. 2009 Boston U.

The 1985 Engineers put together one of the most impressive seasons in Men's Hockey history on its way to winning the national championship.


RPI finished the year 35-2-1. The last of those wins a 2-1 victory against Providence in the title game.


After starting the season 3-2, coach Mike Addesa’s squad finished the season on a 33-game unbeaten streak.


The team was led by future Hockey Hall of Famer Adam Oates, who compiled 91 points on 31 goals and 60 assists on his way to becoming a finalist for the Hobey Baker and a first team All-American.


The team averaged more than six goals per game as nine players scored more than 30 points during the season, including John Carter, who led the team with 43 goals.


Daren Puppa, who would go on to a 15-year NHL career, had a 30-1-1 record and a 2.56 goals against average.

The 2009 Terriers posted a 35-6-4 record in sweeping the Beanpot, Hockey East regular season and postseason as well as the NCAA championship.


The national title game was one of the most memorable in NCAA history as BU rallied from a 3-1 deficit with a minute to go in regulation against Miami (Ohio), including a game-tying goal with 17 seconds remaining.


Colby Cohen scored the game-winner at the 11:47 mark of overtime.


The team, which set the school record for wins, was led by Hobey Baker Award winner Matt Gilroy who posted 37 points on eight goals and 29 assists.


Freshman goaltender Kieran Millan was named the national rookie of the year after posting a 29-2-3 record with a 1.94 goals against average and a .921 save percentage.


Down the stretch, Coach Jack Parker’s team was nearly unbeatable, going 21-1-3 in its final 25 games.

Frozen Four's Finest

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