Pluses and Minuses: BU misses opportunities, falls at Lowell in Game 1 of quarterfinals

LOWELL — Both head coaches after Game 1 of the Hockey East Quarterfinals agreed that the contest came down to one thing — special teams. But as Boston University head coach David Quinn noted, the other team executed and his team didn’t. In what was a tight game throughout the full 60 minutes, No. 11 … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Carpenter, Maguire carry Terriers in playoff-opening victory

The University of Massachusetts Amherst gave the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team quite the challenge in the first game of the Hockey East Tournament, pushing BU into an overtime contest. Ultimately, though, the Terriers earned a 2-1 victory to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series at Agganis Arena on Friday night. … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers shut out in loss to No. 10 Notre Dame to close out regular season

SOUTH BEND, Indiana — Golden chances were there for the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team, but as head coach David Quinn put it, his team could not take advantage of a single one. Call it poor luck or having the challenge of going against a sharp goaltender, either way BU (19-10-5, 12-6-4 Hockey … Read more