Notre Dame Hockey | Mar. 8, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics
Notre Dame, Ind. - It wasn't pretty but it got the job done.
Goals by Bryan Rust, Jeff Costello and Peter Schneider and 25 saves by goaltender Steven Summerhays were just what Notre Dame needed as the Irish knocked off Boston University, 3-2, on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Compton Family Ice Arena.
The first-round Hockey East win advances Notre Dame to the best-of-three quarterfinals next weekend, March 14-16 against top-seeded Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Boston University battled Notre Dame from start to finish and got goals from Evan Rodrigues and Robbie Baillargeon in the loss. Goaltender Matt O'Connor stopped 26-of-29 Irish shots in the game.