It was a rebuilding year. We had a freshman goalie. We had to boot two defensemen in the first week of the season, leaving us woefully thin at the position all year. We lost one of our best all-around players to an injury. We had to replace Brian Boyle and Corey Schneider. We played like garbage for several weeks after the Beanpot. We went into the last game of the regular season at Northeastern needing a win just to clinch home ice in Hockey East.
And... they did it. 9 in a row to end the year on top. Unbelievable.
BC hockey is simply the best.
Can't even describe the feeling right now.
Photos & videos from the wild Roggie's celebration to come tomorrow.
By the way: word on the street is the Domers are already complaining about the kicked in goal being called back. To which I say: EFF YOU. 0-for-8 on the power play. You were given your chances by the zebras. Time to go back to the cornfields and watch your football team be similarly wiped out by BC.
Also - it was kicked in. Just because he barely made contact with it doesn't change the fact that it was a distinct kicking motion that redirected the puck in. So there.
How about those penalty killers?: BC was 95% on the penalty kill in postseason play. Where was that all year? More importantly - who cares? They did it when it counts. That's what BC hockey is all about.
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