Senior night could not have turned out any better for Rob McGovern and his fellow classmates. McGovern stopped all 30 shots as the UMaine Black Bears shutout Boston University 6-0 at Alfond Arena.

It was McGovern's first start of the year and he helped the Bears finish the regular season with a 15-15-4 record (11-9-4 Hockey East).

Maine finishes as a #6 seed for the Hockey East playoffs and will take on #3 Northeastern in a best-of-three series starting Friday night.

Another senior, Brendan Robbins scored twice, his 8th and 9th goals of the year.

The other scorers - Chase Pearson, Tim Doherty, Brady Keeper and Mitch Fossier.

NOTE: The other  pairings for the Hockey East quarterfinals...#1 UMass vs #8 UNH, #2 Providence vs #7 Boston College and #4 UMass Lowell vs #5 Boston University...

2019 Hockey East Tournament Quarterfinal Schedule
DateMatch UpTime
Fri., March 15#7 Boston College at #2 Providence7pm
Fri., March 15#6 Maine at #3 Northeastern7pm
Fri., March 15#8 New Hampshire at #1 Massachusetts7:05pm
Fri., March 15#5 Boston University at #4 UMass Lowell7:15pm
Sat., March 16#7 Boston College at #2 Providence7pm
Sat., March 16#6 Maine at #3 Northeastern7pm
Sat., March 16#8 New Hampshire at #1 Massachusetts7:05pm
Sat., March 16#5 Boston University at #4 UMass Lowell7:05pm
Sun., March 17 *#8 New Hampshire at #1 Massachusetts5pm
Sun., March 17 *#7 Boston College at #2 Providence5pm
Sun., March 17 *#6 Maine at #3 Northeastern7pm
Sun., March 17 *#5 Boston University at #4 UMass Lowell4:05pm
* if necessary