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A Fenway Winner

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
Wade Megan (center) walks to the ice before the game against the Boston College Eagles on January 8, 2010 during the Sun Life Frozen Fenway Hockey Game at the Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
BOSTON - In the highest attended college hockey game in eastern United States history, Boston University defeated archrival Boston College, 3-2, Friday night at Fenway Park in front of 38,472 fans. The Terriers, who were playing in their first outdoor game in over 50 years, jumped out to a 3-0 lead before holding off the No. 7/8 Eagles to improve to 6-9-3 overall and 4-7-2 in Hockey East play.

Sophomore David Warsofsky opened the scoring in the first period before junior Joe Pereira and freshman Wade Megan added second-period tallies to make it a 3-0 advantage. BC scored a late power-play goal in the second and got within one on a shorthanded tally 7:43 into the third.

Clinging to the 3-2 lead with just over two minutes to play in the game, the Terriers caught a break when BC's Brian Gibbons was sent to the box, putting the Terriers on a man-up advantage for nearly the remainder of the game. The Eagles pulled their goalie for the final 40 seconds of the game and had a number of chances to net the equalizer, but were unable to get a clean look at the net as BU escaped from the home of the Red Sox with the gutsy 3-2 win.

The Panthers selected Megan in the fifth-round (138th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The 19-year old freshman from Canton, NY has two goals and three assists in 16 games for the Terriers this season.

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