BU adopts “us against the world” mentality ahead of North Dakota, NCAA Tournament

Doyle Somerby has heard the message loud and clear: He and his teammates are underdogs on Friday. The senior defenseman and captain of the No. 6 Boston University men’s hockey team doesn’t like it one bit. “In our locker room we’ve seen a lot of people picking North Dakota,” Somerby said of Friday’s West Regional … Read more

BU hockey travels to Fargo for NCAA Tournament

The Terriers are heading to Fargo, North Dakota. Slated against the University of North Dakota, the Boston University men’s hockey team is a part of the NCAA Tournament’s West Regional. The two sides, which met in the 2015 Frozen Four, will clash on Friday night at Scheels Arena in Fargo. UPDATE: Click here for our story … Read more

O’Connor breaks career save record in draw with North Dakota

By Meredith Perri/DFP Sports  After Saturday evening’s tilt with the No. 14/15 University of North Dakota, Boston University men’s hockey coach David Quinn asked Matt O’Connor if he felt like he actually faced 58 shots. The sophomore netminder not only responded with an affirmative, but he also went on to criticize his performance, saying he … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Emotions run high, Dalton MacAfee gets first point in tie with North Dakota

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff  For the first time since the season’s opening weekend, the Boston University men’s hockey team played two games and didn’t lose either of them. The Terriers (6-6-1, 2-3 Hockey East) tied No. 14/15 University of North Dakota, 3-3, at Agganis Arena a day after taking the series opener. The teams were … Read more

UPDATED: O’Connor makes a career-high 55 saves as Terriers tie No. 14/15 North Dakota 3-3

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The Agganis Arena ice seemed to be tilted in No. 14/15 University of North Dakota’s favor Saturday night, as it outhit and outshot the Boston University men’s hockey team. BU sophomore goaltender Matt O’Connor did his part to even things out though, making a career-high 55 saves while helping the Terriers … Read more

Live blog: Terriers look for weekend sweep in tilt with North Dakota

Time/location (TV): 7:00 pm., Agganis Arena (NESN) BU lines:Matt Lane – Danny O’Regan – Nick RobertoTommy Kelley – Robbie Baillargeon – Evan RodriguesMike Moran – Dillon Lawrence – Kevin DuaneJake Moscatel – T.J. Ryan – Matt Ronan Ahti Oksanen – Garrett NoonanMatt Grzelcyk – Dalton MacAfeeDoyle Somerby – Patrick MacGregor Matt O’ConnorSean MaguireAnthony Moccia North … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: First period success leads way in BU win over North Dakota

By Meredith Perri/DFP Sports For the first time in a month, the Boston University men’s hockey team found the back of the net in the opening frame of a game. The goal, scored by sophomore wing Cason Hohmann, showed a change in the Terriers shooting mentality. Just moments later, however, the improvement in BU’s aggressiveness … Read more

Kevin Duane scores again, continues to settle into role on power play

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The moment the puck moved back to the point, freshman forward Kevin Duane knew exactly where to go. The 6-foot-5, 210 pound winger anticipated the shot from sophomore defenseman Matt Grzelcyk and did what he does best — get to the front of the net. University of North Dakota goaltender Clarke … Read more