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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: 1970 Cornell vs. 2009 Boston U.

Coached by the legendary Ned Harkness, the 1970 Big Red squad is still the only team to win an NCAA title unbeaten and untied.


Cornell finished 29-0, topped off by a 6-4 win against Clarkson at the NCAA final in Lake Placid, New York.


The Big Red narrowly held off Wisconsin 2-1 in the national semifinals.


Cornell was led by defenseman Dan Lodboa, who was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, and Brian McCutcheon, who led the team with 26 goals during the season.


Defenseman Steve Giuliani and forward John Hughes joined Lodboa on the NCAA all-tournament team.


The ECAC champions were dominant throughout the entire year; The Big Red needed overtime only once and won by more than one goal 23 times.

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.


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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