Defending NCAA Champ BU To Face Boston College At Fenway

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BOSTON (AP) - NCAA hockey champion Boston University will face Boston College in the men's game of a Hockey East doubleheader at Fenway Park on Jan. 8, one week after the NHL's annual Winter Classic at the ballpark.

In the opener, the women's teams of Northeastern and New Hampshire will play. Hockey East announced the games on Thursday.

Fenway Park, the home of baseball's Red Sox, will be set up for the New Year's Day game between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers.

In the previous two Winter Classics, Pittsburgh played Buffalo at Ralph Wilson Stadium in 2008 and Detroit played Chicago at Wrigley Field this year.

Boston University leads Boston College, the 2008 NCAA champion, 123-106-17 in the storied series.

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