Brian Boyle, a Boston College forward and team captain for the hockey team, signed autographs in St. Louis on April 6 for fan Tyler Hart, 12, of Woodbury, Minn., prior to taking the ice for practice. The Eagles lost the NCAA Frozen Four championship game the next night to the Michigan State Spartans 3-1 for their second final-round loss in as many years.
Brian Boyle, a Boston College forward and team captain for the hockey team, signed autographs in St. Louis on April 6 for fan Tyler Hart, 12, of Woodbury, Minn., prior to taking the ice for practice.

The Eagles lost the NCAA Frozen Four championship game the next night to the Michigan State Spartans 3-1 for their second final-round loss in as many years.
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)