From the FreeP: Hockey East Preseason Power Rankings

By Scott McLaughlin, Daily Free Press Staff 1) University of Massachusetts-Lowell After reaching their second Hockey East title game in program history, the River Hawks return 22 letter-winners, including their top seven scorers and two senior goalies (Nevin Hamilton and Carter Hutton). Defenseman Maury Edwards leads the way at both ends of the ice. The … Read more

From the FreeP: Banner raising marks end of championship journey

By Cary Betagole, Daily Free Press Staff Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker has stressed it. So has junior captain Kevin Shattenkirk: This is a new season. It’s time to turn the page. But history wasn’t feeling submissive Saturday night inside Agganis Arena, wrestling for one last night in its six-month long monopoly of … Read more

From the FreeP: Terriers top US-18s, 3-2, in final exhibition game

By Jake Seiner, Daily Free Press Staff With less than a week until it officially began its national championship defense, the Boston University men’s hockey team took down the US National Under-18 Team, 3-2, Saturday night at Agganis Arena. Before the game, the Terriers raised banners commemorating last season’s Beanpot victory, Hockey East regular season … Read more