Men's Hockey vs. BU Preview 'By the Numbers'

Published by David Freed on January 09, 2013 at 3:12AM

In preparation for the Harvard men’s hockey team’s nationally televised game against the Boston University Terriers, The Back Page brings a ‘By the Numbers’ look at the two teams.

Harvard

6 … The winless streak for Harvard coming into the game (0-5-1)

7 … Goals scored in the last six games for the Crimson after scoring eight in its previous two.884 … Save percentage for Harvard in its last five games (.943 in other games)

2.25 … Goals per game average in conference games for the Crimson (2.99 goals against)

3 … Straight games in which Harvard has scored on a power play, the team’s longest streak of the season

7 … Straight road games for the Crimson on its current trip, the longest of the season

 

BU

76-63-6… The Terriers’ edge in 145 head-to-head meetings against the Crimson

61 … NHL games played by Tom O’Regan, a 1983 BU graduate whose sons, Danny O’Regan (BU ’16) and Tommy O’Reagan ’15, will face off for the first time on Wednesday

+17 …+/- for BU sophomore Cason Hohmann, tied for first in the country in that category

19 … Goals the Terriers have scored in the second period of their games, most out of any period

30.5 … Shots per game for the Terriers, who average 2.8 goals on those shots

2/14/11 … Last time the Terriers lost to the Crimson, 5-4 at the TD Garden