Boston College clinches Hockey East regular season crown with win at Vermont

Johnny Gaudreau - Matt Dewkett (mrd-photos.com)

The Eagles have not lost since Nov. 29, a span of 17 games.

Burlington, Vt. -- Boston College clinched the Hockey East regular season championship on Saturday after finishing off the weekend sweep of the University of Vermont. It is the seventh regular season title for Boston College since Jerry York returned to his alma mater in 1994.

Hobey Baker Award favorite Johnny Gaudreau extended his point streak to 26 games with a power play tally and an assist.

Chris Calnan, Bill Arnold, Kevin Hayes and Scott Savage also potted goals for the Eagles. Freshman Thatcher Demko made 35 saves on 38 shots for Boston College.

Nick Bruneteau, Colin Markison and  Chris McCarthy scored for Vermont, a team that out shot the Eagles both nights on the weekend.

Jeff Cox covers college, junior and high school hockey, NCAA recruiting and NHL Draft prospects. Follow him on twitter @JeffCoxSBNation.

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