Injury updates heading into UMass game

Pereira out for Saturday, hopeful for BC on Jan. 8 Junior Joe Pereira, still recovering from hernia surgery, will not play Saturday in BU’s home game against No. 15 UMass-Amherst. Pereira is practicing this week, but has been sporting a non-contact jersey. The junior says the injury is still causing him some pain around his … Read moreInjury updates heading into UMass game

Grading the Terriers: First Semester Report Card

By Scott McLaughlin, Cary Betagole and Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Note: Grades are based on how each player’s performance thus far compares to what our expectations were for him before the season, with an ‘A’ exceeding expectations, a ‘B’ meeting expectations and a ‘C’ or ‘D’ being below expectations. Players are listed in numerical order. Eric … Read moreGrading the Terriers: First Semester Report Card

Warsofsky named alternate captain for World Juniors

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff BU sophomore defenseman David Warsofsky was today named one of three alternate captains for Team USA at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships in Saskatchewan. Warsofsky, who has four goals and four assists in 13 games this season, served as captain of the US Under-18 Team in 2007-08, leading the squad … Read moreWarsofsky named alternate captain for World Juniors

Hockey East Midseason Power Rankings

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff 1) No. 5/6 Boston College (10-3-2, 7-3-2) The Eagles ended the first semester on a seven-game unbeaten streak and have clearly emerged as the best team in Hockey East. Yes, they’re technically second in the standings, but the standings don’t tell the whole story. BC is currently tied for first in … Read moreHockey East Midseason Power Rankings

Bruins drop Winter Classic prequel, 3-1

By Josh Mellits/DFP Staff With 17 days until they meet in the Winter Classic, the Boston Bruins froze against the Philadelphia Flyers, allowing three unanswered goals in a 3-1 defeat at the TD Garden Monday night. The third annual outdoor game will take place Jan. 1, 2010, and the Bruins (16-10-6) will have to wait … Read moreBruins drop Winter Classic prequel, 3-1

Jack Parker and Kevin Shattenkirk Postgame Transcripts

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff Parker Opening statement I thought we killed penalties well. Six penalties, three shots. Thought we played pretty well in the first period, made two huge mistakes, and literally gave them two goals. And then in the third period, we were afraid to lose, so we lost. And we were a little … Read moreJack Parker and Kevin Shattenkirk Postgame Transcripts

Grading the Terriers: 12/11 vs. RPI

By Cary Betagole/DFP Staff Defense: D+ Left legless after killing six penalties, BU’s defense gave up three third-period goals to blow a 3-2 lead. BU coach Jack Parker called his blue line’s effort “pathetic,” as RPI reached the crease on four of its five goals. Junior defenseman Colby Cohen was a healthy scratch for not … Read moreGrading the Terriers: 12/11 vs. RPI

String of costly penalties leaves BU legless in third

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Photo by U-Jin Lee/DFP Staff The good news is that the Terriers killed all six Rensselaer power plays, holding the Engineers to just three shots while scoring two shorthanded goals. The bad news is that five of those kills came in a 17:31 stretch from the 8:13 mark of the second … Read moreString of costly penalties leaves BU legless in third

Terriers drop home contest to RPI, 5-3

By Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Photo by U-Jin Lee/DFP StaffDespite getting shorthanded tallies from juniors Nick Bonino and Kevin Shattenkirk, the Boston University men’s hockey team blew a third-period lead to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Friday night on the way to a 5-3 loss. BU (4-9-3) entered the third with a 3-2 lead, but consecutive goals by … Read moreTerriers drop home contest to RPI, 5-3