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

Danny O’Regan, Matt Grzelcyk look forward to chance at U.S. World Junior roster

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff A couple of Boston University men’s hockey players will be turning in their scarlet and red for red, white and blue later this month, as sophomore forward Danny O’Regan and defenseman Matt Grzelcyk were named to the 26-man preliminary roster for the 2014 United States National Junior Team Wednesday. O’Regan and … Read more

Freshmen finish season well, signal bright future for BU hockey

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Sports It was the end of the road for Jack Parker and the Boston University men’s hockey seniors Saturday night when the Terriers lost to the University of Massachusetts-Lowell 1-0 at TD Garden in the Hockey East championship. However, Saturday’s loss was just the end of the first chapter for BU’s freshmen, … Read more

Breaking down the HEWBA and Boston Hockey Blog Hockey East awards

The Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association announced Wednesday the organization’s year-end awards as voted on by members of the media who cover the conference in a variety of capacities. Boston College sophomore Johnny Gaudreau took home Player of the Year honors while Providence College goalie Jon Gillies was tabbed Rookie of the Year and … Read more

Three up, three down: BU defense stifles Merrimack, but Terriers still have work to do

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team took the first necessary step forward of the postseason on Friday, beating Merrimack College 3-0 at Agganis Arena in the first game of the Hockey East quarterfinals. Here’s a look at what went right and what went wrong for BU in Game 1. Three upPeppering … 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

From the FreeP: Terriers aim to earn senior class’ first Beanpot

By Annie Maroon/DFP StaffAhti Oksanen may only have learned the word “Beanpot” recently, but the freshman defenseman from Finland understands the significance of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s matchup with Northeastern University Monday night. “They have told me quite a lot about it,” Oksanen said of his teammates. “I’m starting to feel as excited … Read more

Grzelcyk final player cut from U.S. World Junior squad

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff Boston University men’s hockey freshman defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was in Ufa, Russia Thursday with the U.S. National Junior Team, hoping for his shot to play for a gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships. However, after Team USA’s 8–0 win over Team Germany Thursday, the squad decided to name … Read more

Grzelcyk, Noonan make statements in nationally televised win

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff The two most important goals of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s 4–2 win over Boston College on Friday came from defensemen: junior Garrett Noonan broke a scoreless tie halfway through the second period, and freshman Matt Grzelcyk put away the eventual game-winner to give the Terriers a crucial boost at … Read more