Sunday, May 10, 2009

Milestone goals and games

We're building a video clip library of memorable goals and games, beginning with a collection from blog contributor Sean Pickett. Check back periodically as new clips are acquired and added.
2-6-78: Beanpot Opener—BU thumps BC 12-5 as the Blizzard of '78 brings Boston to a standstill.
2-22-80: Miracle on IceFour Terriers, captain Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig, Jack O'Callahan and David Silk help lead Team USA for the Olympic upset of the ages. Eruzione's third-period goal is the game-winner and Craig bars the door to any Soviet comeback. Team USA wins, 4-3. Two days later, they win the gold medal.
2-9-87: Beanpot Championship—Mike Kelfer scores game-winner on a turnaround shot to beat Northeastern, 4-3 in overtime.
3-6-87: Mike Kelfer scores with one second left in regulation to beat Lowell, 3-2, at Walter Brown Arena.
2-6-89: Beanpot semifinal—Mike Sullivan scores shorthanded to tie Northeastern with 3:00 minutes remaining. Chris Lappin scores his second career goal in overtime for a 5-4 win.
3-24-90: NCAA Quarterfinals— Third-period goals by Mike Sullivan and Tony Amonte lead BU past Michigan State, 3-2, tying the best-of-three series.
3-25-90: NCAA Quarterfinals—Down 3-1 in the second, BU scores four times to eliminate the Spartans, 5-3 and move on to the Frozen Four.
3-10-91: Hockey East Championship—Shawn McEachern scores take a Tony Amonte pass beats Garth Snow with a backhander to beat Maine in overtime, 4-3.
3-30-91: NCAA Championship game: Scott Lachance's lunging pass sets up David Sacco who knots the title game at 7-7 in the final minute of regulation, but BU would fall to Northern Michigan in 3OT by an 8-7 score.
11-15-91: Mike Prendergast scores a shorthanded, game-winning goal with 21 seconds left to beat Maine, 5-4, at Walter Brown Arena.
2-19-93: Mike Prendergast scores the game-winner in overtime at Alfond Arena as BU handed the Black Bears their only defeat of the season, 7-6.
12-31-94: Mariucci Classic Championship—Ken Rausch receives a beautiful pass from Chris Drury and scores the winner against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in overtime, 4-3.
4-1-95: NCAA Championship—Steve Thornton wins the face-off and scores the first goal of the game late in the first period. Mike Sylvia scores off of a slick Shawn Bates pass in the third period to make it 4-2 en route to the Terriers’ 6-2 win over Maine. Full-game highlights.
1-5-97: Mike Sylvia skates out from the corner and scores in overtime to beat New Hampshire, 3-2, at the Whittemore Center.
3-22-97: NCAA Regional Championship—Chris Drury converts the rebound of a Chris Kelleher shot in overtime to send “a few good men” to Milwaukee for the Frozen Four.
3-27-97: Terriers avenged their loss to the Michigan Wolverines in the previous year's Final Four, taking down the top seed in the NCAA semifinals, 3-2, on goals by Chris Heron, Tommi Degerman and Greg Quebec.
2-9-98: Beanpot Championship—Nick Gillis tips in Tom Poti’s shot from the face-off circle to win in overtime, beating Harvard, 2-1, for the Beanpot title.
2-1-99: Beanpot semifinal—Russ Bartlett dives to redirect Chris Heron’s pass into the net for the overtime winner as BU beat BC 3-2.
12-4-99 vs Massachusetts—Tommi Degerman scores with 17 seconds left in overtime to win it for the Terriers.
1-16-00: Dan Cavanaugh scores the game-tying goal against Maine (3-3) with 3:40 to play and climbs onto the dasher in front of Section 7 at Walter Brown Arena.
3-14-03: Hockey East semifinal—Against BC, Justin Maiser knocks down the puck with his stick, turns and fires it into the net for the game-tying goal with 3:22 to go in the third. Then, completing a hattrick, Maiser scores the game-winner in double overtime (6-5) to put the Terriers in the Hockey East championship for the first time since 1997.
3-6-04: David van der Gulik scores in overtime to beat New Hampshire, 4-3, in the final regular season game, leapfrogging BU over Northeastern into 8th place to qualify for the Hockey East Tournament.
12-3-04: Jack Parker’s 700th win—Brad Zancanaro scores the game-winner to beat BC 3-2.
1-2-05: Final game at Walter Brown— Memories of WBA; Minnesota edges the Terriers, 2-1.
1-3-05: First game at Agganis Arena— Travis Roy drops the first puck and Brad Zancanaro scores the first goal as BU beats Minnesota, 2-1.
2-7-05: Beanpot semifinal— John Laliberte scores twice to lead BU past BC, 2-1.
2-14-05: Beanpot Championship Bryan Miller scores BU's first goal; then his end-to-end rush in overtime sets up Chris Bourque's game-winner as the Terrier edge Northeastern, 3-2.
2-6-06: Beanpot semifinalChris Higgins scores highlight reel goal (#2 on ESPN) en route to 5-3 win against Harvard.
3-18-06: Hockey East Championship Game—Brandon Yip finishes a 3-on-2 rush in overtime to beat BC, 2-1, for BU’s first Hockey East title since 1997.
2-12-07: Beanpot Championship Brian McGuirk scores from a faceoff to give BU a 2-1 overtime win over BC for its 28th title.
4-1-09: NCAA Championship: "The D.C. Miracle." A pair of goals in the final minute of regulation by Zach Cohen and Nick Bonino bring BU back from a 3-1 deficit; then, Colby Cohen's deflected curveball in overtime makes the Terriers 4-3 winners and national champs for the fifth time. (Full game highlights)
1-8-10: Frozen Fenway: Wade Megan's second-period goal, batted out of the air, proves the game winner as BU bested BC, 3-2, at a sold-out Fenway Park in the teams' first-ever outdoor matchup.
3-17-13: Jack Parker's final game behind the bench at Agganis Arena is a 5-3 win over Merrimack in the quarterfinals sending the Terrier to the Hockey East semifinal

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