Worcester, MA (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The UMD men's hockey team saw its season end Sunday night with a 4-0 loss to Boston College in the Northeast regional championship.
Pat Mullane, Johnny Gaudreau, Patrick Wey, and Bill Arnold were the four goal scorers for the Eagles in the winning effort as they advance to the 2012 Frozen Four.
For UMD, the loss ends their bid at a second-straight NCAA national championship after winning the first in program history a year ago.
The Bulldogs went 0-for-6 on the powerplay against Boston College, a team that did not allow a goal in their two regional contests.
Kenny Reiter made 20 saves in goal for the Bulldogs, while Parker Milner made 33 saves in the shutout for the Eagles.
UMD has seven seniors on this year's team, including Reiter, Brady Lamb, Scott Kishel, Travis Oleksuk, Jack Connolly, Cody Danberg, and David Grun.
Boston College joins Minnesota, Union, and Ferris State as the four teams left vying for the title in men's college hockey. Boston College will take on Minnesota, and Union will play Ferris State in the Frozen Four semifinals.