Once again, the Beanpot trophy will make its home at Boston University. Just under a minute after Boston College made it a 2-2 contest early in the third period, No. 5 BU notched the game winner on a power-play goal from tournament MVP Pete MacArthur en route to 3-2 triumph over the fourth-ranked Eagles on Monday evening at TD Banknorth Garden.
Czech goaltender Dominik Hasek made it safely to Turin, Italy, but his equipment didn’t fare as well.
“Oh, I had some problems,” the Ottawa Senators goaltender said Monday. “I don’t know where it is. It’s travelling somewhere in Washington, I believe.”
Where a good portion of the American men’s hockey team should have been gathered on Monday, there instead stood just two players.
With only defenseman Jordan Leopold and goalie John Grahame able to avoid the wrath of winter and find a flight out of the United States on Sunday, USA Hockey officials joked that perhaps Jim Johannson, a former minor-league player and now head of hockey operations, will need to suit up.