Pluses and Minuses: Terriers use late comeback to tie Cornell at Red Hot Hockey

NEW YORK — It doesn’t count as more than a tie in the standings, but David Quinn and his bunch might be feeling as if they were winners in this one. Trailing by two goals after two periods, the No. 11 Boston University men’s hockey team rallied for three goals in the third period to finish … 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

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers hang on, advance to national title game

Following his team’s 5-3 win over the University of North Dakota, Boston University men’s hockey head coach David Quinn was more than breathing a sigh of relief. With North Dakota making a last-minute surge, overtime looked like more of a reality with each passing second. “Hopefully we’re going to learn some lessons tonight,” Quinn said. “We dodged … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: O’Connor’s strong play in net helps Terriers advance to Hockey East title game

For the second time in three seasons, the Boston University men’s hockey team will play for the Hockey East championship. Facing off against a red-hot University of New Hampshire squad that had won nine of its last 10 contests, the Terriers (24-7-5) ricocheted from yet another slow start to best the Wildcats (19-19-2), 4-1, Friday … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers crush Northeastern, clinch conference regular-season title

What a week it’s been for the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team. From no titles in almost five years, to two titles in one week. The latter, the Hockey East regular-season championship, came Saturday night during BU’s 6-1 win over Northeastern University at Matthews Arena. In one of the best first periods the … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: BU settles for tie after late Notre Dame goal

It wasn’t a win, but it got the job done. Well, sort of. The No. 2/3 Boston University men’s hockey team tied, 2-2, with the University of Notre Dame on Friday night at Agganis Arena. With the point in hand, the Terriers (19-5-5, 13-3-3 Hockey East) clinched a share of the Hockey East title and … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Impressive start propels No. 2/3 Terriers past No. 11/12 River Hawks

LOWELL — Heading into BU’s showdown with UMass Lowell Friday night, Terrier head coach David Quinn stressed that his team was not looking past the River Hawks on the way to an appearance in the appearance in the Beanpot Tournament title game Monday. “We look at it as if we have two Beanpot Finals coming … Read more

Rodrigues, strong blueliner play helps BU secure 4-point weekend over Catamounts

BURLINGTON, Vermont — Don’t call it a comeback. The Terriers have been there all season long. Horrendous LL Cool J references aside, the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team was able to manufacture another impressive late-game turnaround Saturday night, besting No. 12 University of Vermont to earn a series sweep against its Hockey East … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Oksanen, Eichel shine in OT victory over UMass Lowell

That was a pretty fun one for BU fans, wasn’t it? I got to see two pretty cool comebacks today — BU’s 4-3 overtime victory over UMass Lowell, and the Seahawks’ comeback against Green Bay later, oh my! — so all in all, not too shabby of a sports day. But as was the case … Read more

Pluses and Minuses: Freshman defensemen show inexperience in loss to No. 17 Eagles

Losses have been hard to come by for both No. 2/3 Boston University and No. 17 Boston College entering into Friday night’s tilt between the archrivals at Agganis Arena. With both squads posting a combined record of 8-0-5 since the start of December, something had to give. Unfortunately for the Terriers, a seven-game unbeaten streak … Read more