Boston College 3, Minnesota Duluth 2
Forward Adam Gilmour (2013, fourth round) had an assist, and he, forward Alex Tuch (2014, first round), and Boston College defeated defenseman Carson Soucy (2013, fifth round) and Minnesota Duluth, 3-2, to advance to the 2016 Frozen Four.
With the game scoreless in the first period, Gilmour dropped a pass between his legs to Teddy Doherty, who scored his first of two goals of the game. The Eagles scored a third goal to make it 3-0, and then held off a late Bulldogs rally when Duluth scored twice in the final eight minutes, and then nearly scored in a goal-mouth scramble in the dying seconds.
Soucy finished the game with two penalty minutes. In this his junior season, he had three goals and nine assists in 38 games played.
The Eagles advance to Tampa Bay, and await the winner of Quinnipiac, UMass-Lowell. The game will be played April 7, and aired nationally on ESPN2.
Denver 7, Boston University 2
Forward Jordan Greenway (2015, second round) had an assist, but he and Boston University lost to Denver in its West Regional semifinal in Saint Paul on Saturday.
Greenway, who attended the Minnesota Wild's 2015 Development Camp, played at Xcel Energy Center for the first time. He finished his freshman season with five goals and 21 assists in 39 games.
North Dakota 5, Michigan 2
The Fighting Hawks scored three times over the final 12:03 of regulation, and North Dakota defeated defensemen Nicholas Boka (2015, sixth round) and Nolan De Jong (2013, seventh round), and Michigan, 5-2, in the Midwest Regional final.
Boka had a shot on goal, and De Jong had two. The defensemen finished their season with 10 and 11 assists, respectively, each having played 38 games.