Jake Oettinger was the first goaltender selected in this year's draft. PHOTO COURTESY OF NHL.COM

A look back at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

It was another exciting and successful year at the NHL Entry Draft for Boston University men’s hockey fans and more importantly, the players being drafted. One goaltender, two forwards, and four defenseman were all called during the two days at United Center in Chicago. While defenseman Ryan O’Connell is a 2018 recruit, the other six … Read more

Jake Oettinger after strong last season will likely be drafted in the first round. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

The BU 2017 NHL Entry Draft preview

Have no fear Boston University men’s hockey fans, the 2017 NHL Entry Draft is almost here and many BU recruits as well as rising sophomore goaltender Jake Oettinger are expected to hear their names called by league commissioner Gary Bettman. The first round of the draft will start tomorrow at 7 p.m. EST and the … 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

BU visits UMass Lowell on Friday night to close out Hockey East series

A stern test awaits the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team, as it’ll visit No. 9 University of Massachusetts Lowell on Friday night. Rumor is the Tsongas Center has been sold out for weeks, and rightly so with two of the NCAA’s elite teams duking it out. For context, they met back on Jan. … 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 earns sweep of BC with 3-0 win at Conte Forum

What a weekend for the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team. Pegged against its archrival, No. 10 Boston College, head coach David Quinn’s side earned a 3-0 win at Conte Forum on Monday night, capping off a series sweep. The Terriers had previously beaten the Eagles, 2-1, at home on Friday night, paving the way … 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

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

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

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