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Grant Arnold scores twice, Denver beats Boston College 5-2 in East Regional semifinals

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Grant Arnold scored twice and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist to help Denver beat Boston College 5-2 on Saturday in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Denver (24-13-2) will play the Miami (Ohio)-Providence winner Sunday for a berth in the Frozen Four.

Joey LaLeggia and Will Butcher also scored for the Pioneers.

Mike Matheson and Ryan Fitzgerald scored for Boston College (21-14-3)

Denver opened the scoring at 4:48 of the first period on LaLeggia's sixth power-play goal of the season. Matheson tied it with 4:09 left, and Moore made it 2-1 with 6.9 seconds to go in the period

Denver scored twice in a 59-second span in the third period. Will Butcher capitalized on a turnover at 8:05, and Arnold scored at 9:04.

Fitzgerald had a power-play goal for the Eagles with 5:09 left, and Arnold capped the scoring with an empty-net goal.

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