NCAA hockey: BC and Yale advance

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NCAA hockey: BC and Yale advance

BC 3, ALASKA-FAIRBANKS 1

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Pat Mullane scored the tiebreaking goal 3:46 into the third period and Matt Price was awarded a goal when he was hauled down breaking toward an empty net with 12 seconds left, lifting Boston College to a 3-1 win over Alaska-Fairbanks in the NCAA tournament Saturday.

Matt Lombardi also scored for the Eagles (26-10-3), the top seed in the Northeast Regional.

Andy Taranto scored for Alaska-Fairbanks (18-12-9) in its NCAA tournament debut.

YALE 3, NORTH DAKOTA 2

WORCESTER, Mass. Denny Kearney had two goals, Mark Arcobello also scored, and Ryan Rondeau made 34 saves to help Yale beat North Dakota 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinals.

Yale (21-9-3) will face top-seeded Boston College today for a berth in the Frozen Four at Ford Field in Detroit.

Kearney and Arcobello scored in a 4:57 span in the second period to give Yale a 3-0 lead. Brett Hextall and Matt Frattin scored early in the third period for North Dakota (25-13-5).

-- Associated Press