Marc Hetnik Jr. decommits from BU, to attend UMass starting Fall 2013

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff Marc Hetnik Jr., the son of former Terrier Marc Hetnik, committed this week to the University of Massachusetts for the fall of 2013, news that came as a surprise to some because Hetnik Jr. had committed to Boston University in April 2011. According to Bill Hanson, Hetnik Jr.’s former coach at … Read more

BU announces class of 2016

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team finally revealed its Class of 2016, a class that features five forwards, two defensemen and two goaltenders. Perhaps the most important members of the class are the two goaltenders, Sean Maguire and Matt O’Connor. The tandem of freshmen will replace reliable backstops Kieran Millan and … Read more

Eight future Terriers taken in 2012 NHL Draft

By Kevin Dillon/DFP StaffWhile no Boston University hockey players were selected on Friday’s first round of the 2012 NHL Draft, Saturday’s rounds two through seven featured eight future Terriers drafted to play professional hockey. The highest drafted recruit was incoming freshman forward Sam Kurker, who was taken in the second round (56th overall) by the … Read more

BU lands second goaltender for Class of 2012

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff In an important step toward replacing senior goaltenders Kieran Millan and Grant Rollheiser next season, Boston University reportedly landed its second goaltending recruit for the freshmen class of 2012 when it received a commitment from Canadian goalie Sean Maguire, according to Maguire is expected to battle Youngstown Phantom goalie Matt … Read more