Clayton Keller signs with Arizona Coyotes, leaves BU program

Speculation has become reality. Clayton Keller, Boston University’s star freshman forward, has made his NHL dreams come true. On Sunday morning, the seventh overall pick of the 2016 Entry Draft signed with the Arizona Coyotes, marking BU’s first early departure of the offseason. The 18-year-old penned a three-year, entry-level deal and will play on Monday night … Read more

Keller, others from BU hockey earn Hockey East awards

On Thursday night at the Royal Sonesta hotel in Cambridge, Hockey East held its annual year-end banquet. The event, which was hosted by emcee Dan Roche, included awards for the 2016-17 season, and several BU players earned plaudits. Namely, Clayton Keller was named Hockey East’s Rookie of the Year, marking the ninth time a Terrier … Read more

The Look Back: BU slides past UMass ahead of Beanpot Tournament

A three-point night from freshman forward Clayton Keller was the difference on Friday, as the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team skated past the University of Massachusetts at home. The final scoreline was 3-1 in favor of the Terriers, with the Arizona Coyotes first rounder snagging a goal and two assists. Dante Fabbro, a … Read more

The Look Back: BU sweeps Maine

There’s no other way to put it: It was another great weekend for the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team. Pegged against the University of Maine for a weekend series, BU pushed its win streak to eight games with back-to-back victories. The first came on Friday night at Agganis Arena, with the Terriers knocking off the … Read more

RECAP: BU Beats BC in first installment of the Battle of Comm. Ave.

The third period was shaky as can be, but Boston University held on against Boston College on Friday night at Agganis Arena, earning a 2-1 in the process. The scoring got underway in the second period, when Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson tipped home a shot from Dante Fabbro. BC answered right back, though, with Colin White banging … Read more

Fabbro, McAvoy shine for Canada, USA in second games of World Juniors

With two games of Group B play wrapped up, representatives of the Boston University men’s hockey team have continued to shine at the 2017 World Junior Championships. On Tuesday night, freshman defenseman Dante Fabbro helped Canada to a 5-0 win over Slovakia. He didn’t register a goal or assist, but was a steadying presence along the … Read more

BU’s Keller, Greenway shine on first day of World Junior Championships

Great hype and anticipation has manifested about the imprint the Boston University men’s hockey team could leave on the 2017 World Junior Championships, and its contingent certainly did not disappoint in Monday’s opening clashes. Team Canada, which boasts freshman Dante Fabbro along the blueline, swept aside Team Russia, 5-3. The Nashville Predators first rounder in the … Read more

7 BU hockey players make World Junior Championships

The 2017 World Junior Championships will feature talent aplenty of the Boston University variety. Seven members of the Terriers’ men’s hockey team will play in late December and early January’s collection of the world’s best junior hockey talent, which will take place in Montreal and Toronto. Team Canada will feature freshman defenseman Dante Fabbro, while Team … Read more

Midseason Report: BU hockey, halfway through 2016-17 season, in position to thrive

Boy does time fly by. It feels like yesterday that the Boston University men’s hockey team got its 2016-17 season underway, but the halfway point is here. As things stand, BU is 10-5-2, sits fourth in the Pairwise rankings and sixth in the Hockey East standings. Of course, the state of the Terriers is not … Read more

From The FreeP: McAvoy and Keller excited for World Juniors opportunity

A whopping eight members of the Boston University men’s hockey team recently made preliminary rosters for the 2017 World Juniors Championship in Canada. Two in particular, however, seem like sure bets to showcase their talents on the world’s biggest youth hockey stage come late December and early January. Freshman forward Clayton Keller and sophomore defenseman … Read more