Robbie Baillargeon leaves BU, transfers to Arizona State

One of the Boston University men’s hockey team’s most experienced forwards has left the program ahead of the 2016-17 season. Robbie Baillargeon has transferred to Arizona State University as a graduate student. The Sun Devils, who captured the the 2014 ACHA national title, are entering their first season of Division I competition.  Baillargeon began his … Read more

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

Pluses and Minuses: Penalties, turnovers doom Terriers in loss at Michigan

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The No. 13/14 Boston University men’s hockey team fell at the hands of No. 4 University of Michigan, 2-1, at Yost Ice Arena Friday night. Here is a look at some of the pluses and minuses for the Terriers in their second loss of the season. Minuses Team discipline … Read more