What makes BC hockey so good?

In their 10th Frozen Four since '98, Eagles have success secrets figured out

Updated: April 1, 2012, 12:18 AM ET
By Brion O'Connor | ESPNBoston.com

The reactions, after a while, all start to look the same. Ask opposing coaches and players what makes the No. 1 Boston College Eagles so good, and you're likely to get a shake of the head, a wry smile, probably a deep breath.

Then you'll hear a litany of reasons, many sounding a familiar tone. Consider this sampling from last weekend's Northeast Regionals, where Air Force (2-0) and Minnesota-Duluth (4-0) both fell victim to the Eagles, as BC ran its current winning streak to 17.

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