From the FreeP: Terriers host RPI Friday

By Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker ran through the short list of Terriers who have not let him down in 2009-10. The role call only included senior Eric Gryba, junior Joe Pereira, sophomore Ross Gaudet and the entire freshman class. Friday night, when BU plays host to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, … Read more From the FreeP: Terriers host RPI Friday

From the FreeP: Bleeding Scarlet

By Cary Betagole/DFP Staff Close family friends of former Terrier great Mike Sullivan, his parents had Boston University men’s hockey season tickets. The youngest of three brothers, he spent winter days on the backyard ponds of his native Marshfield and weekend nights inside Walter Brown Arena, a witness to the heydays of names like Drury, … Read more From the FreeP: Bleeding Scarlet

Parker: Pereira out at least until BC game

By Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Junior forward Joe Pereira will be out approximately a month after having hernia surgery Wednesday, according to BU coach Jack Parker. Parker said he was hopeful Pereira would return for BU’s Jan. 8 meeting with Boston College at Fenway Park. Pereira will definitely miss Friday’s game against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and … Read more Parker: Pereira out at least until BC game

From the FreeP: Gryba the Goliath

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff On Friday night at Agganis Arena, 21-year-old men’s hockey senior Eric Gryba scored his third collegiate goal. A little more than four minutes into the second period, sophomore forward Corey Trivino led a rush up the right side and into the zone before passing to sophomore forward Vinny Saponari at the … Read more From the FreeP: Gryba the Goliath

From the FreeP: Notebook: UMass, UML struggling since hot starts

By Cary Betagole/DFP Staff A tie for first place in Hockey East would have been on the line had Saturday night’s game in Lowell been played two weeks ago. Instead, the No. 9 University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s 5-3 victory over the No. 15 University of Massachusetts-Amherst lifted the Riverhawks into fourth and dropped UMass to fifth. … Read more From the FreeP: Notebook: UMass, UML struggling since hot starts

From the FreeP: Shea it ain’t so: BC’s Edwin Shea nets winner early in third, BU falls 4-1

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team hung tough with No. 14/15 Boston College for two periods Saturday night, but the Eagles overpowered the Terriers in the third, scoring three unanswered goals to earn a 4-1 victory at Agganis Arena. BC (8-3-2, 6-3-2 Hockey East) sophomore defenseman Edwin Shea broke the 1-1 … Read more From the FreeP: Shea it ain’t so: BC’s Edwin Shea nets winner early in third, BU falls 4-1

From the FreeP: BU’s defensive lapses aide BC in three-goal third

By Cary Betagole/DFP Staff Trailing 2-1 with 14:22 remaining in the third period, Boston College junior forward Joe Whitney was so wide open from the left slot, he invoked the name of New York City’s most famous street to describe the look that led to BC’s third goal. “I had a walk down Broadway,” the … Read more From the FreeP: BU’s defensive lapses aide BC in three-goal third

Nick Bonino and Eric Gryba Postgame Transcripts

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff Gryba on motivating the team tonight First thing we did was make sure that guys’ confidence wasn’t completely depleted after last night. We did some good things last night, and we needed to build on it. It was a little easier because we were playing BC tonight, to get guys fired … Read more Nick Bonino and Eric Gryba Postgame Transcripts