NCAA HOCKEY: Union moves on to Frozen Four
UNDATED (AP) — Max Novak had a goal and an assist and top-seeded Union beat Providence 3-1 on Saturday to win the NCAA East Regional and advance to the Frozen Four for the second time in three years.
Mat Bodie and Matt Hatch also scored for Union (30-6-4). The Dutchmen, who lost in the 2012 national semifinals to Ferris State, are ranked No. 1 in the nation for the first time in program history.
Nick Saracino scored with a little more than 5 minutes left in the third-period for Providence (22-11-6).
• Johnny Gaudreau had his first hat trick for Boston College and added three assists, leading the top-seeded Eagles to past Denver, 6-2, in another semifinal.
Boston College (27-7-4) will face the winner of the second semifinal between UMass-Lowell and Minnesota State-Mankato today for a spot in the Frozen Four.