“A program that speaks for itself”- Jay O’Brien discusses his route to Boston after time in Providence and the BCHL

Jay O’Brien didn’t always have his eyes set on Boston University for his college hockey career. The 19th overall selection from the 2018 National Hockey League draft had a winding path following his graduation from Thayer Academy in 2018.  Originally recruited to play for Providence College, O’Brien’s first year playing in the NCAA took him … Read more “A program that speaks for itself”- Jay O’Brien discusses his route to Boston after time in Providence and the BCHL

Drew Commesso discusses NTDP, NHL draft prep prior to first season at BU

In 2016, goaltender Jake Oettinger joined the Terriers from the U.S. National Team Development Program (NTDP), the elite youth hockey program based in Plymouth, Michigan dedicated to finding and developing the best U-17 and U-18 players in America. Oettinger then starred at BU for three seasons, leaving large shoes to fill upon his departure in … Read more Drew Commesso discusses NTDP, NHL draft prep prior to first season at BU

Ski boots and golf bags: how Vincent Duplessis is preparing for first season at BU amid pandemic

Incoming goaltender Vincent Duplessis officially committed to play for the Terriers on May 3, less than two weeks ago, but his ties to Boston University go back much further.  Four years ago, Duplessis trekked to Boston from his native Quebec City to participate in the Chowder Cup, a showcase for some of the region’s top … Read more Ski boots and golf bags: how Vincent Duplessis is preparing for first season at BU amid pandemic

Introducing the 2020-21 Boston Hockey Blog staff

With the off-season upon us, the Boston Hockey Blog is excited to introduce the writing staff for the 2020-21 hockey season. While many things are still up in the air for the upcoming year, BHB will continue to provide updates and coverage for all things BU. Joe Pohoryles Joe is a journalism major in the … Read more Introducing the 2020-21 Boston Hockey Blog staff

Amonte, Farrance, Kotkansalo to be assistant captains for 2021-20 season

On Saturday afternoon, BU men’s hockey head coach Albie O’Connell announced that rising seniors Ty Amonte, David Farrance and Kasper Kotkansalo will serve as assistant captains for the 2020-21 season. All three veteran Terriers will be wearing a letter for the first time in their respective careers, assisting senior captain Logan Cockerill, who wore an … Read more Amonte, Farrance, Kotkansalo to be assistant captains for 2021-20 season

Cam Crotty inks entry-level deal with Coyotes

Boston University defenseman Cam Crotty signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. The details of the deal have yet to be announced, in accordance with a team policy. With the announcement, Crotty becomes the fourth Terrier to ink a professional contract this year, joining senior captain Patrick Curry (Grand Rapids), senior … Read more Cam Crotty inks entry-level deal with Coyotes

Should they stay or should they go? Pros and cons of David Farrance and Cam Crotty turning pro

As is the case each offseason in college hockey, fans and programs are waiting in anticipation of whether or not top players will forgo the rest of their NCAA careers in order to sign pro contracts with National Hockey League clubs. This year is no different for the Boston University Terriers, who boast plenty of … Read more Should they stay or should they go? Pros and cons of David Farrance and Cam Crotty turning pro

Logan Cockerill named captain for 2020-21 season

Rising senior forward Logan Cockerill has been named captain of the Boston University men’s ice hockey team for the 2020-21 season, per an announcement from head coach Albie O’Connell on Monday morning. Cockerill will succeed Patrick Curry as captain of the Terriers. “We were very excited that Logan was voted by his teammates to be the … Read more Logan Cockerill named captain for 2020-21 season