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

Pluses and Minuses: No. 4 BC nets late goal, No. 10 Terriers settle for tie

David Quinn said it was typical of a Boston University-Boston College game. Jerry York said it capped off a “good college hockey weekend.” The standings will say it was a tie. In about as evenly matched a game as you’ll see, No. 10 BU and No. 4 BC skated to a 1-1 tie in the second game … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: BU struggles in transition, hampered by penalties in loss to BC

(Judy Cohen also helped write this.) CHESTNUT HILL — After a back-and-forth matchup (My recap of the game is here), the Boston University men’s hockey team eventually fell to Boston College by a score of 5-3. We anticipated it would be, as always, an entertaining game — and we certainly got that. There were a … Read more

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

Pluses and Minuses: Freshman defensemen show inexperience in loss to No. 17 Eagles

Losses have been hard to come by for both No. 2/3 Boston University and No. 17 Boston College entering into Friday night’s tilt between the archrivals at Agganis Arena. With both squads posting a combined record of 8-0-5 since the start of December, something had to give. Unfortunately for the Terriers, a seven-game unbeaten streak … Read more

Odds and Ends: Day after BU defeats Maine

The No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team recovered from a slow to start to defeat the University of Maine, 3-1, on the road Friday night. BU’s (6-1-1, 4-1-1 Hockey East) first line contributed all three goals and tallied five combined points. Freshman forward Jack Eichel extended his point streak to eight games when he … Read more

By the Numbers versus BC and UConn; Jaromir Jagr discusses Jack Eichel

The No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team’s win over No. 8 Boston College at Conte Forum on Friday propelled the Terriers higher into the national rankings. A tie versus the University of Connecticut the following night meant the Terriers (5-1-1, 3-1-1 Hockey East) earned three out of four points in Hockey East play over … Read more