2015 Frozen Four Preview: BU, Providence showdown has conference and regional flavor
Photo: Boston University defenseman and Boston Bruins prospect Matt Grzelcyk and Providence College forward Ross Mauermann will captain their teams in the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four title game (courtesy of Michael Tureski/Icon Sportswire and Richard T. Gagnon/Getty Images)
On paper, the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four title game looks like a David vs. Goliath matchup, pitting smaller Providence College (Enrollment: 5,000) against the storied and larger Boston University (Enrollment: 33,000).
But the reality is slightly different in that the two schools, both competing in the Hockey East conference, have a long history going back to their first meeting in 1927.
To be sure, the BU Terriers have had the better of the series between the two schools as they have compiled an overall record of 106-54-13 over the years.… read more