Pluses and Minuses: Eichel held pointless in OT loss to Harvard

This time, in overtime, the No. 1 Boston University men’s hockey team couldn’t get it done. Against the University of Maine on Friday, freshman forward Jack Eichel scored an overtime goal to give the Terriers a 3-2 victory. But against No. 18 Harvard University on Tuesday, BU couldn’t do it again in overtime, dropping a … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: No. 3 BU rallies from early deficit to defeat Maine

ORONO, Maine — Almost exactly a year ago to the day, the Boston University men’s hockey team was manhandled by the University of Maine in Alfond Arena, dropping a 7-0 decision to the Black Bears on Nov. 15, 2013. No. 3 BU (6-1-1, 4-1-1 Hockey East) avenged its previous drubbing Friday night, as the Terriers … Read more

By the Numbers: BU versus Providence (Part I)

The No. 6 Boston University men’s hockey team dominated No. 8/9 Providence College on Friday night in just about every aspect of the game. What started as a back-and-forth contest finished as a one-sided affair. After BU’s (4-0, 2-0 Hockey East) goal from freshman defenseman John MacLeod at the 11:26 mark in the first period, … Read more

By the Numbers: BU versus Michigan State, Michigan

A highly anticipated weekend for the No. 6 Boston University men’s hockey team culminated in two wins against two Big Ten opponents in Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. The Terriers (3-0, 1-0 Hockey East) had to rely on strong third-period play — and some luck — for the first time this season. … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Late surge propels Terriers against Michigan

The Boston University men’s hockey team faced a situation it had not been in all year — a deficit. Worst of all for the Terriers (3-0, 1-0 Hockey East), they trailed going into the final period against the University of Michigan. With some determination up front and the help of video reviews, BU won 3-2 … Read more

Report: Liam Coughlin commits to Vermont

Liam Coughlin has committed to play hockey at the University of Vermont, Over the Boards reported Monday evening. Coughlin was previously reported to have committed to Boston University. In April, the 6-foot-3 South Boston native announced his commitment to BU, and received support from his team and friends on Twitter. Former BU captain Garrett Noonan … Read more

Odds and Ends: Day after victory over U.S. Under-18 Team

The Boston University men’s hockey team, in its toughest test of the season yet, came away with a 6-4 win over the U.S. Under-18 National Team on Saturday. Here are a few links and notes to get you caught up on yesterday’s action: -Conor provided our recap of the game. -Andrew discussed the team’s third-period … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: First line shines in exhibition win over US Under-18 Team

In its toughest test this season thus far, the No. 13/14 Boston University men’s hockey team knocked off an aggressive U.S. National Under-18 Team with a 6-4 exhibition win Saturday evening at Agganis Arena. Here’s some of what went right and wrong for the Terriers: Pluses: OREO line BU’s first line of junior Danny O’Regan, … Read more

Odds and Ends: BU crushes UMass in Hockey East opener

On the road at the Mullins Center in Amherst Friday night, the Boston University men’s hockey team rallied for six goals in the final period to come away with a 8-1 win over the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The Terriers (1-0, 1-0 Hockey East) played 10 freshmen — including an unexpected one. Freshman goaltender Connor LaCouvee … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: BU second line keys Terriers to 8-1 victory over Minutemen

AMHERST – Despite what the final box score read, the Boston University men’s hockey team’s first regular-season game of the 2014-15 campaign against University of Massachusetts-Amherst was a tight contest. At least for the first two periods. BU’s offense arrived in the closing stanza, erupting for six goals in the third period en route to an 8-1 … Read more