The Bald Eagles, who were hirsute when the coach was a fresh-faced frosh, remember when the Beanpot was a rumor. Between 1966 and 1983, Boston College won it once. Now, there isn’t an undergraduate at The Heights who has ever seen anyone else win it.
BC’s hockey varsity has won 18 of these silver cupboard crammers now but until Monday night none ever had won four in a row. The way their seniors saw it, they just helped the DNA sequence continue. “We gave the rest of the guys a chance to get four in a row, too,” figured Steve Whitney, after his teammates had subdued Northeastern, 6-3, for the championship at TD Garden.