BU captain Matt Grzelcyk ‘confident in a turnaround’ in 2014-15

By Conor Ryan/DFP Staff Seven months removed from season-ending shoulder surgery, Boston University junior captain Matt Grzelcyk was forced to don a red non-contact jersey during Bruins development camp last week. MICHELLE JAY/DAILY FREE PRESS FILE PHOTO BU defenseman Matt Grzelcyk will captain a BU team looking to rebound from a lackluster 2013-14 campaign. But … Read more

1st line shows improvement against New Hampshire

By Sarah Kirkpatrick/DFP Staff DURHAM, N.H. — Close, but not close enough. Better, but not good enough. The Boston University men’s hockey team came close to a win against the University of New Hampshire Friday night and, were it not for several highlight-reel saves from Wildcats goaltender Casey DeSmith against an improved first line, the … Read more

2013-14 men’s hockey preview issue

Thursday brought the annual hockey preview edition of The Daily Free Press, and this year all eight pages of the issue were dedicated to men’s and women’s hockey. Be sure to grab a copy and share it with your friends if you’re on campus, but if you are not, here is a look at all … Read more

From the FreeP: Parker’s career ends with inconsistent 2012-13 season

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff Jack Parker’s last season as the Boston University men’s hockey coach will be remembered for that reason alone. It will also be recalled as a hard season to figure: The Terriers, despite their youth, played a strong first half, a nearly perfect month of March wand a six-week stretch between those … Read more

UPDATED: Terriers score five unanswered goals, trump Eagles 6-3 in Hockey East semifinals

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff There was no quit in the No. 17 Boston University men’s hockey team Friday night at TD Garden. Thanks to five unanswered goals after the midway point in the game, the Terriers topped rival No. 4 Boston College 6-3 in the Hockey East semifinals, postponing BU coach Jack Parker’s retirement at … Read more

From the FreeP: Men’s hockey can find no answer to impressive defense

By Tim Healey/DFP StaffLOWELL — There was a truck coming to Commonwealth Avenue this weekend, and the Boston University men’s hockey team knew it. It just couldn’t do anything to get out of the way. That truck was in the form of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, the 12th-ranked team in the country, which used a … Read more

UPDATED: Matt Nieto, BU top Maine, 5-4, in overtime

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff ORONO, Maine — For the No. 13 Boston University men’s hockey team, five games without a victory was more than long enough. The Terriers (14-12-2, 11-7-2 Hockey East) snapped their three-week winless streak with a 5-4 overtime win against the University of Maine at Alfond Arena Saturday night. Assisted by sophomore … Read more