BU gears up for Beanpot title game vs. Harvard

While the Beanpot Tournament is laced with history, its 65th championship game concerns a bird of a different feather: Two elite teams. Just ask Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, an assistant captain for the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team, about what it’ll be like to play against No. 4 Harvard University on Monday night at … Read more

Beanpot Final Bound: BU beats BC, Harvard awaits

A swarming first period, three timely goals and another strong showing from freshman goaltender Jake Oettinger wrote history on Monday night. For the first time since 1994-95, the Boston University men’s hockey team has swept Boston College in the regular season. This time, though, it came in the 65th Beanpot Tournament’s semifinal round courtesy of … Read more

Live Blog: BU clashes with BC in Beanpot semifinal

Welcome to TD Garden, where the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team and No. 7 Boston College will square off in the semifinal round of the 65th Beanpot Tournament. Puck drop is set for 8 p.m. As always, we’re live for the game’s action, so feel free to follow along via our live blog … Read more

BU opens up 65th Beanpot vs. Boston College

The Beanpot Tournament is back. Slated for an 8 p.m. showdown with No. 8 Boston College, the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey will kick off the 65th Beanpot at TD Garden. That’s right, the same Eagle side that the Terriers already knocked off twice this year. Don’t expect those tilts to factor in too … Read more

Thoughts from the Beanpot luncheon

The 65th annual Beanpot Tournament is less than a week away. Tickets are selling, fans are rejoicing and the teams are preparing. The Boston Hockey Blog got thoughts from head coach David Quinn and senior players about the Feb. 6 faceoff between No. 3 Boston University and No. 6 Boston College. Senior forward Nick Roberto said his … Read more

Sean Maguire signs entry-level contract with Pittsburgh Penguins

Goaltender Sean Maguire has signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Pittsburgh Penguins beginning in the 2016-17 season, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. He will first join the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL on an amateur tryout contract for the rest of this year. The #Pens have signed goaltender Sean Maguire to a two-year, entry-level contract. … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: BC prevails over BU in overtime, claims Beanpot championship

None from the current crop of players on the No. 7 Boston University men’s hockey team was on the 2012 BU team that lost to Boston College in the Beanpot championship in overtime. This year’s seniors were still a few months removed from Commonwealth Avenue when BC forward Bill Arnold scored the game-winning goal at TD … Read more

Best of 2014-15: Ranking the top 10 games from last season

In our next installment for the “Best of 2014-15” BU hockey season recap, the Boston Hockey Blog went through the difficult task of narrowing our favorite games from last season down to 10 picks. Disagree with our list? Give your own rankings in the comment section below! And without further ado, here are our picks: … Read more