Senior goaltender Parker Milner isn’t among Boston College’s seven drafted players, but he is still very much on the NHL radar these days. The Pittsburgh, PA native grabbed the attention of NHL teams last season with a phenomenal junior campaign that culminated with backstopping the Eagles to their fifth National Championship title. Milner’s miniscule 0.50 goals-against average tied the all-time NCAA tournament record, while his .982 save percentage ranks third all time.
His senior campaign, however, has experienced a few bumps in the road and presented some challenges so far, most notably the task of stabilizing the Boston College defense that has been hit by a rash of injuries.… read more
Not having such a strong campaign as last season's run when they won 19 straight. However, his defense is not as strong with Cross and Dumoulin gone. BC's defense is young and inexperienced starting the season but they just got Patch Alber back to add more senior experience for the post season run.
So far, they're into the semis at the Garden for next week's HE Tournament probably with a final rematch between BC and BU for the respective coaches as Jack Parker is retiring while York will continue on at BC.
Milner tonight had MacLeod, Alber, Wey, Doherty, Sullivan, Matheson, Linell on D.