Pluses and Minuses: No. 9 Terriers notch 3rd consecutive win

No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey head coach David Quinn praised his team last weekend for giving full, 60-minute efforts in two wins over the University of Maine. Those are the kind of games, he said, that are needed down the stretch drive as points become even more valuable. Even against a team like Merrimack College, … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Offense, defense both shine against St. Thomas

The 2013-14 Boston University men’s hockey team must be wondering where all of this scoring was last year. For a team that finished ninth in Hockey East in offense a season ago, scoring has not been a thing the Terriers have been all that accustomed to in recent months. But after this year’s BU team … Read more

Offensive defenseman Ahti Oksanen continues to hone physical side of game

By Meredith Perri/DFP Staff In his first goal of his college career, freshman Kevin Duane shot up the right side of the ice and ricocheted a shot off of the goaltender before seeing it bounce into the back of the net. The goal, which served as the Terriers’ only tally of the game, served as … Read more

Three up, three down: Strong goaltending, second period lead to Terrier win

By Meredith Perri/DFP Staff Three Up Maguire continues solid play from last season Last season when Sean Maguire made his first career start as a member of the Boston University men’s hockey team, the then-freshman netminder struggled. After giving up four goals on 14 shots, Maguire made an early exit from the game just 32 … Read more

From the FreeP: Oksanen scoots into place on, off ice

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff Despite being one of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s biggest defensemen in the 2012-13 season, Ahti Oksanen was also one of its mildest-mannered, with just 12 penalty minutes over 36 games. However, the 6-foot-3 freshman said when he was growing up in Kirkkonummi, Finland, he looked up to an NHL … Read more

BU defense steps up following loss of Garrett Noonan, holds Northeastern scoreless in win

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The No. 18/19 Boston University men’s hockey team received a crushing blow to its defense when junior defenseman Garrett Noonan separated his shoulder, forcing him to miss the rest of the season. With sophomore defenseman Alexx Privitera already missing the rest of the campaign due to a team suspension, the Terriers … Read more

Freshmen lead the way in 5-4 win over Maine

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff ORONO, Maine — Early this season, it was almost impossible to talk about a strong Boston University men’s hockey performance without mentioning multiple freshmen. That was true again on Saturday, as rookie goalie Sean Maguire held his team in the game long enough for his classmates – Danny O’Regan and Matt … Read more