Michigan vs. Boston College final score, results: Eagles rout Wolverines in 2024 Frozen Four, advance to title game

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The ice opens up during 4-on-4 play, and Boston College took advantage of that. The Eagles scored two goals in 49 seconds in the second period, helping Boston College punch its ticket to the NCAA championship.

Will Smith scored two goals to lead No. 1 Boston College to a 4-0 victory over Michigan in the Frozen Four semifinals. It’s the 12 championship appearance for the Eagles as they look for their sixth national title.

Boston College (34-5-1) established a lead early, but Michigan (23-15-3) had the advantage in the shots column. The Wolverines outshot the Eagles 32-22 over three periods.

Nonetheless, Jacob Fowler stood tall in goal, refusing to allow a shot past him. The freshman goaltender finished with 32 saves.

Gabe Perreault tallied one goal and two assists, and Cutter Gauthier scored a goal.

Boston College will play No. 3 Denver in the NCAA championship on Saturday, April 13.

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Michigan vs. Boston College score

  1 2 3 F
Boston College 1 2 1 4
Michigan 0 0 0 0

Michigan vs. Boston College results, highlights from 2024 NCAA Frozen Four

(All times Eastern).

Final: Boston College 4, Michigan 0

11:03 p.m.: Boston College picks up a slashing penalty that ultimately saves a goal. Michigan will go on the power play.

11 p.m.: GOAL! Gabe Perreault wraps around the net and places the puck behind the Michigan goaltender with 14:57 remaining. Boston College leads 4-0.

10:56 p.m.: Barczewski sprawls out to make another save, this one on a breakaway by Leonard.

Second period: Boston College 3, Michigan 0

10:26 p.m.: GOAL! Cutter Gauthier picks up the puck and scores on a breakaway to put the Eagles up 3-0 with 6:46 remaining in the second period.

10:25 p.m.: GOAL! Smith scores his second goal of the night. He backhands the puck from behind the net off the Michigan defender’s feet and through Barczewski’s five-hole. Boston College leads 2-0.

10:24 p.m.: And there’s more 4-on-4 action as Michigan picks up a tripping penalty.

10:23 p.m.: Michigan goes on another power play with about eight minutes to play in the second period.

10:15 p.m.: It’s still a fast-paced game with numerous shots on goal from both sides. Michigan still leads that stat 12-8 but remains scoreless.

10:08 p.m.: Michigan to go on the power play as Boston College commits an interference penalty. Michigan is the nation’s top power play team. BC leads 1-0 with 15:55 remaining.

10:05 p.m.: Barczewski save! The Michigan goalie sprawls out to stop Leonard’s slick stick work.

First period: Boston College 1, Michigan 0

9:44 p.m.: It’s another unsuccessful power play for the Eagles. Under two minutes to play in the first period

9:38 p.m.: Not too long after, the Wolverines pick up a tripping penalty.

9:37 p.m.: Both penalties are killed without allowing a goal.

9:34 p.m.: Boston College picks up a hooking penalty. It’ll be 4-on-4 for 1:25 before Michigan gains the man-advantage.

9:32 p.m.: First power play of the game goes to Boston College. The Wolverines are called for boarding. It’ll be 5-on-4 for two minutes.

9:21 p.m.: Both sides playing with great speed through eight minutes of play. Michigan is outshooting Boston College 6-1, but the Eagles lead 1-0.

9:12 p.m.: GOAL! Will Smith nets in an easy goal off a feed from Ryan Leonard on the 2-on-1 breakaway. Boston College leads 1-0 with 18:40 remaining in the first period.

9:12 p.m.: Michigan already with a shot off the post, challenging Fowler.

9:11 p.m.: Puck is dropped and the semifinal is underway.

8:48 p.m.: Michigan’s lineup card:

Boston College’s lineup card:

Michigan vs. Boston College start time

  • Time: 8:30 p.m. ET

The Frozen Four begins at 8:30 p.m. ET from Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

How to watch Michigan vs. Boston College?

  • TV channel: ESPN2
  • Live stream (U.S.): ESPN+, Fubo
  • Live stream (Canada): TSN+

All three Frozen Four games, including the championship, can be watched on ESPN2. Cable cutters can stream the game on ESPN+ or Fubo, which offers a free trial, in the United States. Canadian viewers can stream the game on TSN+.

Where is the 2024 Frozen Four?

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Venue: Xcel Energy Center

Michigan vs. Boston College odds

  • Michigan: +140
  • Boston College: -185
  • O/U: 7.0

Boston College is the favorite, according to BetMGM.

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