The season ended for the UMass hockey team on Saturday night with a 4-2 loss at No. 2 Boston College in the Hockey East Quarterfinals. The game was the 24th of the season decided by one goal, overtime or an empty-net goal by the opponent out of 35 contests. The loss also brought closure to the careers of seniors Marc Concannon, Paul Dainton, Brian Keane, Doug Kublin, Chase Langeraap, Michael Lecomte, and Shaw Saunders.
MassLive.com: BC ends UMass hockey season with Quarterfinal sweep
Daily Hampshire Gazette: Boston College sweeps Minutemen in Quarterfinals
USCHO.com: Hayes notches hat trick as BC sweeps Massachusetts
Boston Globe: Tip of the hat to Hayes
Boston Herald: Hayes' trick elevates BC