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

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

Video: Players and coaches react to BU’s win over Union

Here are videos of interviews following BU’s 5-4 win over Union. The one with Coach Quinn was cut short to conduct an interview with Doyle Somerby outside of the Terriers’ locker room. David Quinn: Bobo Carpenter and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson Union’s Rick Bennett  

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: BU earns top spot in Hockey East preseason poll

The Boston Hockey Blog crew swung by TD Garden on Tuesday for Hockey East’s media day. Coaches and captains were in attendance, and the league announced the Boston University men’s hockey team took home the top spot in the preseason poll. For BU’s purposes, that meant we got some reactions from head coach David Quinn, … Read more

How many NHL draft picks does Boston University have rostered?

This past weekend’s NHL Draft in Buffalo, New York was undoubtedly historic for the Boston University men’s hockey team. A whopping six Terriers heard their name called at First Niagara Center, speaking volumes to the youthful talent that will soon grace Agganis Arena for the 2016-17 season. It’s important to take a step back, though, and ponder … Read more

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: BU comfortably skates past UMass

The University of Massachusetts Amherst struck first on Saturday evening at Agganis Arena, but the Boston University men’s hockey team quickly righted the ship en route to a 7-2 win. Senior defenseman Matt Grzelcyk stole the show and the World Juniors contingent impressed, serving as the highlights on a nearly seamless evening. Below are several … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: No. 11 Terriers rebound with come-from-behind win over Catamounts

It took a bit of a wake-up call from head coach David Quinn, but the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team managed to salvage the second half of a home series against the University of Vermont. After falling behind 2-0 early, and then again facing a 3-2 deficit late in the third period, goals … Read more