Hockey East National Championship
It will be an all Hockey East national championship on Saturday night after Boston University and Providence earned Frozen Four wins.Boston University took out North Dakota 5-3 in a game they controlled from the opening face-off. Jack Eichel had three points in the game and opened the scoring five minutes nito the game with his 25th goal of the season. He would set up the Terriers third goal before capping the scoring with an empty netter.
Saturday's championship appearance will the 11th in program history.
Providence College has advanced to the championship game for the first time in 30 years after beating Nebraska-Omaha 4-1. The Friars held a 2-0 lead after two periods on goals by Noel Acciari and Mark Jankowski.
Jon Gillies continued his steady play in goal stopping 25 shots on the night.
Providence and Boston University will drop the puck for the title game Saturday night at 7pm.