Boston -- Thursday's second Frozen Four semifinal between Boston University and North Dakota pits two of the most prestigious programs in college hockey history.
- Boston University is making its 22nd Frozen Four appearance while North Dakota is in its 21st Frozen Four.
- The Terriers have 5 national championships to UND's seven national titles.
- Two Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalists, Jack Eichel and Zane McIntyre, are in this game.
- Boston University has four players with more points than North Dakota's leading scorer.
- North Dakota has twice as many NHL Draft picks on its roster as does BU.
- BU is the youngest team in the country and has three players ranked by NHL Central Scouting in the final rankings for the 2015 NHL Draft while North Dakota has zero draft-eligible players.
- Neither head coach, Dave Hakstol or David Quinn, have won a national title as a head coach, but both won as an assistant coach.
|BOSTON UNIVERSITY||NORTH DAKOTA|
|Regional||Northeast Regional Champion||West Regional Champion|
|Head Coach||David Quinn||Dave Hakstol|
|Frozen Four Appearances (Last)||21 (2009)||20 (2014)|
|National Championships||5 (2009)||7 (2000)|
|Goals Per Game (National Rank)||3.85 (2nd)||3.29 (8th)|
|Goals Against Per Game (National Rank)||2.26 (12th)||2.17 (7th)|
|Scoring Margin (National Rank)||1.59 (3rd)||1.52 (5th)|
|Penalty Minutes (National Rank)||11.6 (25th)||13.5 (12th)|
|Power Play Percentage (National Rank)||25.6 (2nd)||19.6 (18th)|
|Penalty Kill Percentage (National Rank)||83.9 (28th)||84.8 (24th)|
|Leading Scorer (Points)||Jack Eichel (67)||Drake Caggiula (36)|
|Leading Goal Scorer||Eichel/Ahti Oksanen (24)||Drake Caggiula (18)|
|Assists Leader||Jack Eichel (43)||Jordan Schmaltz (27)|
|Top +/-||Jack Eichel (+49)||Gage Ausmus (+15)|
|Starting Goaltender||Matt O'Connor (2.10/.928)||Zane McIntyre (2.00/.931)|
|NHL Draft Picks||7||14|
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