No. 4 BC edges past Northeastern

Kreider scores the game-winning goal for the Eagles

Boston College Athletics

Last Updated - January 14, 2012 11:23 GMT

Boston College Athletics
Boston College Athletics

Chris Venti turned away 14 shots in his first collegiate start to lift No. 4 Boston College to a 2-1 victory at Fenway Park

BOSTON -- Senior goaltender Chris Venti backstopped Boston College to a 2-1 Hockey East victory against Northeastern in his first collegiate start before 28,601 fans at Fenway Park on Saturday evening.
No. 6 Boston University 4, Harvard 3 OT
No. 14 Union 5, RPI 1
No. 13 Ferris State 4, Alaska 3
Michigan State 2, No. 20 Northern Michigan 1
Western Michigan 3, No. 3 Notre Dame 1
Minnesota 6, No. 17 North Dakota 2
Venti, who had seen his first action of the season playing the final 30:02 of the team's 4-0 loss at Massachusetts on Friday night, stopped 14 of 15 shots faced to earn the win.
Junior center Pat Mullane scored with assistance from Steven Whitney to give BC a 1-0 lead early in the second period and junior forward Chris Kreider netted the go-ahead goal in a shorthanded situation at 4:02 of the third period to propel to the Eagles to the victory.
Northeastern junior center Garrett Vermeesch evened the score at 1-1 on the Huskies lone goal of the game at 16:19 of the middle period.
Boston College outshot Northeastern in each period and finished with a 30-15 advantage in the game.
Northeastern junior goaltender Chris Rawlings stopped 28 shots in 59:12 in the losing effort. He falls to 8-8-3.