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Beanpot remains part of what makes Boston unique

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The Beanpot remains part of what makes our sports town unique.

In the end, BC left the Garden a winner, yet again, paced by a late-third-period offensive outburst that produced a 4-1 victory over Northeastern.

Until that flurry, the Eagles potting three goals in 4:40, it was about as dynamic a night of college hockey as one could ask.

Two speedy teams made tape-to-tape passes. Scoring chances were frequent.

Until late in the third, when the Eagles found that extra step and were able to keep the Huskies pinned back and panting, both sides carried play in sustained stretches.

“They pushed us,’’ Eagles coach Jerry York said. “In no way, shape, or form was this an easy win for BC.’’

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