College Hockey:
A pick for tonight’s Boston College-Michigan game, plus our own preseason predictions

Is it wrong for me to be so excited about tonight’s Boston College-Michigan game that I can barely sit still?

The Wolverines are 4-0-0 versus the Eagles in Yost Ice Arena and 11-6-0 all-time against Boston College. Michigan beat BC in their last meeting, 4-2, a semifinal game at the 2011 Great Lakes Invitational at JLA.

Michigan’s 2012-13 season ended with a 3-1 loss to Notre Dame in the last-ever CCHA playoff championship game. Boston College bowed out last season in the NCAA East Regional, with a 5-1 loss to Union.

For more on the Wolverines, check out my season preview. Jimmy Connelly previews BC here.

My pick

I know history says otherwise, but I say Eagles 4-2 over Wolverines.

Season picks

This year, Drew Claussen and I are splitting the Big Ten duties and we differ a little on how we see 2013-14 finishing.

Drew’s preseason picks

1. Wisconsin
2. Minnesota
3. Michigan
4. Ohio State
5. Michigan State
6. Penn State

Paula’s preseason picks

1. Minnesota
2. Wisconsin
3. Michigan
4. Michigan State
5. Ohio State
6. Penn State

Follow us both on Twitter: @drewclaussen and @paulacweston.

I’ll be in A2 for tonight’s game to recap and shake off my own offseason rust. Say hello if you’re there. You can always comment, email or tweet, too.

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