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

Pluses and Minuses: BU comfortably skates past UMass

The University of Massachusetts Amherst struck first on Saturday evening at Agganis Arena, but the Boston University men’s hockey team quickly righted the ship en route to a 7-2 win. Senior defenseman Matt Grzelcyk stole the show and the World Juniors contingent impressed, serving as the highlights on a nearly seamless evening. Below are several … Read more