Bulldogs’ valiant effort comes up just short in National Title Game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Whitney scored twice and Boston College beat Ferris State 4-1 on Saturday night for its fifth NCAA hockey title and third in five seasons.

The Eagles (33-10-1) finished with a 19-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 77-21 during that span. Ferris State (26-12-5) was making its first Frozen Four appearance.

Paul Carey broke a tie with a power-play goal midway through the first period, redirecting Brian Dumoulin's blast from left point to make it 2-1.

Johnny Gaudreau also scored for Boston College.

Garrett Thompson scored for Ferris State.