Boston University vs Cornell University

Boston University vs Cornell University Men’s Ice Hockey: Preview, Start Time and TV Channel

It’s time for Manchester Regional final, where the no. 5 Boston University and Cornell University will take on each other on Saturday, March 25, at Manchester, N.H. Talking about Boston University (28-10-0), they progressed to the regional finals for the fourth time in their last six NCAA appearances after they beat Western Michigan by 5-1 in the opening round and extended their nation-best winning streak to eight games.

Boston University vs Cornell University Hockey TV Channel

  • Venue: Manchester, N.H.
  • Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023
  • Start Time: 4:00 pm ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU

With that win, they have 44 all-time NCAA tournament wins and are 5-0 in NCAA regional games at SNHU Arena. With that win, Jay Pandolfo became just the third Boston University coach to win his NCAA Tournament, joining Harry Cleverly and David Quinn.

Freshman Lane Hutson opened the scoring board and surpassed Brian Leetch as the highest-scoring freshman in Hockey East History. That said, he will enter the regional finals game with 48 points on 15 goals and 33 assists for 48 points, one more than Leetch’s 47 points (9 goals and 38 assists) in 1986-87.

How To Watch Boston University vs Cornell University Men’s Ice Hockey Live Online

Boston University vs Cornell University Men’s Ice Hockey Final live stream the game through the following streaming services and TV channels:

  • United States: ESPNU
  • Canada: TSN+

Boston University vs Cornell University Game Preview

Moving forward, they’ll face Cornell University in the regional final, a side they won against by 4-3 on January 14, thanks to a last-second goal by freshman Lane Hutson. On the other hand, no. 12 ranked, and no. 4 seeded Cornell University (21-10-2) progressed to the regional finals after they knocked out top-seeded and fourth-ranked Denver in the regional semi-final by 2-0.

In their opening-round win, Cornell dominated offensively early in the game by registering six of the first seven shots and goaltender Ian Shane shined on the big stage as he played a vital role in the win by making 27 shutout saves, with 16 of those in the third half.

Talking about Shane, he is second in the nation in goals-against average and has now three shutouts against teams in the top 10 rankings, becoming the only goaltender in Division I to achieve the feat. Besides him, only Wisconsin’s Jared Moe and St. Cloud State’s Jaxon Castor have multiple shutouts of top 10 teams this season.

It’s worth mentioning that Cornell University last appeared in the Frozen Four in 2003. Since then, they have appeared in five regional finals but couldn’t go further.

Boston University vs Cornell University will be a fixture between the former’s high-powered offense and the latter’s lockdown defence. Cornell will try to go aggressive and get the puck past Boston’s Drew Commesso, who will enter the game with a .914 save percentage and a 2.46 goals-against average. Moreover, they will be finding solutions to their most significant area of concern; the struggle in the power play.

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