Three Thoughts: BU, with shorthanded roster, beats Union in OT

In case you missed it, Thursday night was a special one at Agganis Arena. With seven Terriers off competing in the gold medal game of the World Junior Championships, the No. 5 Boston University men’s hockey team hosted No. 10 Union in a high-stakes clash. The game would have massive implications on the Pairwise Rankings, … Read more

Terriers replace Max Prawdzik, add goaltender Nico Lynch for depth

With goalie depth a concern for Boston University heading into next week’s game against Union College, the Terriers announced in a press release the addition of freshman netminder Nico Lynch to the team. Last season, Lynch played at Barnstable High School, where he recorded a 1.80 GAA and was named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastics … Read more

Max Prawdzik to leave the Terriers, play in the NAHL

Sophomore goaltender Max Prawdzik will leave Boston University before the second semester begins, according to Jeff Cox of SB Nation. Prawdzik, who has never appeared in a regular season game for the Terriers, is expected to play for the Lone Star Brahmas of the North American Hockey League. There is a possibility he could return to … 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

Pluses and Minuses: Plenty falters for BU men’s hockey as team’s quest for Hockey East title ends

LOWELL — At the Tsongas Center on Saturday, things got bad quickly, and then they got even worse. The No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team needed a win to advance in the Hockey East Tournament, after losing the first game of the best-of-three series on Friday to the No. 11 University of Massachusetts Lowell. … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: No. 9 Terriers blow late lead, settle for tie at UNH

DURHAM, New Hampshire — For a few seconds in the third period, the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team had what it wanted, and standings-wise, arguably needed. There was some not-so-pretty play throughout its game at the University of New Hampshire, but BU gained a late lead on senior assistant captain Danny O’Regan‘s goal … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers win in thriller, continue 6-game unbeaten streak

David Quinn has reiterated all season that his team has a “that was then, this is now” mentality. Leave the past in the past. It might be tough for the third-year head coach of the No. 10 Boston University men’s hockey team might to admit it, but just from the look of it, this one felt a lot … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Late goal, penalty kill help Terriers skate to tie with Providence

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — It doesn’t always work, but 36 seconds with an empty net and an extra skater proved enough for the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team to get what it could out of Friday night. Down 1-0 to No. 1 Providence College going into the third period, the Terriers (5-3-1, 3-2-1 … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers complete home-and-home sweep over Northeastern

The only last-second stress the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team had in this one was whether or not the shutout would be intact by the time the 60 minutes was up. The shutout didn’t happen, but the win sure did, and the Terriers (5-3, 3-2 Hockey East) completed a weekend sweep over rival … Read more