There’s more going on outside the winter’s big pro pair.
It hasn’t been a good year for city men’s hockey teams. BC is third in Hockey East, five points back of first-place UNH. BU is tied for sixth, and Northeastern is just four points from the basement.
Going into tonight’s game at No. 8 Duke, BC is 10-6 overall and 1-1 in the ACC. BU is hovering around .500, but isn’t far from the top of the America East standings. Northeastern is in a similar spot in the CAA, and is riding a seven-game winning streak. (The BC women, by the way, are close to the summit of the ACC — probably the nation’s best conference.)
The Blazers took a beating in their 2010 debut last weekend. They finish the home-and-home at Toronto on Friday. Metro