Charlie Coyle happy to be back at BU for Comm Ave Charity Classic

It’s been three-and-a-half years since Charlie Coyle left the Boston University men’s hockey team midseason to pursue his professional career, but it doesn’t change how much his time at BU meant to him. “Everyone has their own path, the way they want to go,” he said. “That’s the path I chose, and I enjoyed my … Read more

From the FreeP: Notebook: Injuries abound as Terriers prep for Vermont

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team has been much maligned by the injury bug this season, but it is inching closer and closer to getting some bodies back. Senior wing Jake Moscatel, who has been out with a lower-body injury since Jan. 4 at Harvard University, is likely to play this … Read more

From the FreeP: Notebook: BU recruits goalie for 2014-15

By Annie Maroon/DFP StaffIt was not the biggest piece of news related to Boston University men’s hockey goalies this week, but the No. 19 Terriers (16-15-2, 13-10-2 Hockey East) have landed goaltender Shane Starrett of Selects Academy as a recruit for the 2014-15 season. Starrett announced his commitment Monday on his Twitter account, saying, “One … Read more

From the FreeP: Notebook: Wes Myron most recent player to leave team

By Annie Maroon/DFP Last week, Wes Myron became the third Boston University men’s hockey player in 14 months to leave the team midseason in search of better playing opportunities. BU (13–11–1, 10–7–1 Hockey East) coach Jack Parker said Myron was unhappy with his playing time and role on the team. On Sunday, Parker spoke highly of … Read more

From the FreeP: Terriers drop in rankings after rough weekend

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff After its two losses last weekend, the Boston University men’s hockey team fell from No. 9 to No. 11 in this week’s USCHO.com poll and from No. 10 to No. 11 in the USA Today poll. The Terriers (12–9–0, 9–6–0 Hockey East) are also now tied with next week’s opponent, Providence … Read more

From the FreeP: Parker praises York, Grzelcyk makes national team, poll update

By Tim Healey/DFP StaffIn the final minutes of Saturday night’s game, with then-No. 1 Boston College comfortably leading BU 5–2, the home crowd rung out a chant far more common on daytime TV than at Conte Forum: “Jerr-ry! Jerr-ry! Jerr-ry!” No, the BC students were not chanting for Springer. They were cheering for York, the … Read more

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From the FreeP: O’Connor leads goalie competition

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff Arguably the biggest question mark entering the 2012–13 Boston University men’s hockey season was between the goal pipes, as freshmen goaltenders Matt O’Connor and Sean Maguire were set to battle for the starting goalie job. Before the season, BU coach Jack Parker said the two netminders would probably alternate starts until … Read more