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Boston College at UConn: Pregame Notes and Line Combinations

Steve Slade (UConn Athletic Communications)

HARTFORD -- Welcome inside the XL Center for tonight's first ever meeting between Boston College and the University of Connecticut in the first Hockey East home game for the Huskies. It's also a clash of pupil against teacher as second year UConn head coach Mike Cavanaugh takes on his former boss, legendary BC head coach Jerry York.

The goaltending matchup will feature two sophomores. Vancouver Canucks prospect Thatcher Demko gets the nod for Boston College while UConn counters with Rob Nichols.

Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. Here are the line combinations for both teams for tonight's Hockey East tilt.

Boston College (4-2-0)

Forwards

24 Zach Sanford - 19 Ryan Fitzgerald - 12 Alex Tuch

27 Quinn Smith - 26 Austin Cangelosi - 9 Brendan Silk

17 Destry Straight - 14 Adam Gilmour - 11 Chris Calnan

15 Cam Spiro - 18 Michael Sit - 10 Danny Linell

Defensemen

3 Ian McCoshen - 7 Noah Hanifin

2 Scott Savage - 5 Michael Matheson

8 Travis Jeke - 4 Teddy Doherty

Goaltenders

30 Thatcher Demko - 1 Brian Billett - 29 Brad Barone

Connecticut (1-4-2)

Forwards

24 Patrick Kirtland - 23 Kasperi Ojantakanen - 11 Corey Ronan

8 Spencer Naas - 9 Shawn Pauly - 18 Trevor Gerling

17 Ryan Tyson - 6 Johnny Austin - 28 Joey Ferriss

21 Jeff Wight - 10 Jesse Schwartz - 19 Evan Richardson

Defensemen

22 David Drake - 5 Jacob Poe

2 Derek Pratt - 3 Ryan Segalla

4 Kyle Huson - 7 Joona Kunnas

Goaltenders

31 Rob Nichols - 1 Tom Cumunale - 35 Steve Thulin

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