From The FreeP: BU earns top spot in Hockey East preseason poll

The Boston Hockey Blog crew swung by TD Garden on Tuesday for Hockey East’s media day. Coaches and captains were in attendance, and the league announced the Boston University men’s hockey team took home the top spot in the preseason poll. For BU’s purposes, that meant we got some reactions from head coach David Quinn, … Read more

Brandon Fortunato leaves BU hockey program

One of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s most experienced defensemen has left the program. Brandon Fortunato – as first reported by Mark Divver, the Providence Journal’s resident hockey reporter – has bid farewell to his career in the scarlet and white. The native of North Hills, New York would have been a junior in the … Read more

Forward Trevor Zegras commits to Boston University

Chalk up another win for the Boston University men’s hockey team and head coach David Quinn on the recruiting trail. Trevor Zegras, a prized forward born in 2001, announced via Twitter Monday morning that he’ll one day wear the scarlet and white. There’s little information about Zegras online, but he is bound for the Avon Old Farms … Read more

BU releases 2016-17 schedule, home and away tilts set

The Boston University men’s hockey team released its 2016-17 schedule Friday morning. The regular season will kick off in early October with two preseason contests against the University of Prince Edward Island and the U.S. National U-18 squad. Afterwards, Agganis Arena will play host to 16 regular-season games and the Terriers will take to the road … Read more

How many NHL draft picks does Boston University have rostered?

This past weekend’s NHL Draft in Buffalo, New York was undoubtedly historic for the Boston University men’s hockey team. A whopping six Terriers heard their name called at First Niagara Center, speaking volumes to the youthful talent that will soon grace Agganis Arena for the 2016-17 season. It’s important to take a step back, though, and ponder … Read more

BU announces 2016-17 recruiting class of Fabbro, Keller, others

It’s official: The Boston University men’s hockey team boasts a nine-member recruiting class for the 2016-17 season. The Terriers took to Twitter Friday afternoon to announce each player individually, with several confirmations and one surprise arising. In sum, head coach David Quinn will soon be marshaling an additional six forwards, two defenseman and a goaltender. Without further … Read more

2016 NHL Draft preview: Boston University edition

Ask almost any fan of the Boston University men’s hockey team what excites them most about the 2016-17 season and you’ll hear an iteration of the same word: talent. Serving as an affirmation of sorts of what appears to be BU’s strongest underclassmen contingent in recent memory, the 2016 NHL Draft will take place June … Read more

BU alums star throughout Stanley Cup Playoffs

With head coach David Quinn navigating the Boston University men’s hockey team through a pressure-packed Hockey East schedule, it’s sometimes easy to lose track of Terrier stars of yore. And the 2015-16 NHL season was chalked full of them, with seven vying for hockey’s holy grail. Attempting to end a nine-year Stanley Cup drought, the … Read more

Robbie Baillargeon leaves BU, transfers to Arizona State

One of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s most experienced forwards has left the program ahead of the 2016-17 season. Robbie Baillargeon has transferred to Arizona State University as a graduate student. The Sun Devils, who captured the the 2014 ACHA national title, are entering their first season of Division I competition.  Baillargeon began his … Read more

Meet your new Boston Hockey Blog writers

Boston Hockey Blog folk, As you may or may not know, this past year’s reporting trio of Andrew Battifarano, Judy Cohen and Sarah Kirkpatrick will be graduating in the coming days. However, have no fear, as The Daily Free Press’ coverage of the BU men’s hockey team lives on. That’s where us two, Nick Frazier … Read more