Incoming freshman Clendening named to U-18 all-tournament team

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Incoming freshman defenseman Adam Clendening was named to the 2010 IIHF World Under-18 Championship all-tournament team. The Niagara Falls, N.Y., native — who was also named one of Team USA’s top three players — ranked first among defensemen and tied for sixth overall with 10 points (3g, 7a) in the tournament. … Read moreIncoming freshman Clendening named to U-18 all-tournament team

Bruins take commanding 3-1 series lead on Sabres with thrilling double-overtime win

By René Reyes/DFP Staff Despite having a 36-save performance in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Wednesday night, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller wanted to be left alone. He didn’t want to be consoled by his teammates. He didn’t want to talk to the media. Sprawled on a bench in the corner of the … Read moreBruins take commanding 3-1 series lead on Sabres with thrilling double-overtime win

Notes from the Friends of Hockey Banquet

Let’s start with what everyone cares about most — captains. Breaking from tradition, Jack Parker picked the captains himself this year. Usually, the players vote on the captains for the next season. Anyway, here’s the breakdown: Captains — senior forward Joe Pereira and junior forward Chris ConnollyAssistant captain — junior defenseman David Warsofsky Onto the … Read moreNotes from the Friends of Hockey Banquet

From the FreeP: No more tunnel vision for Ross Gaudet

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff When then-sophomore defensemen Colby Cohen scored the game-winning goal of the 2009 NCAA National Championship game, Ross Gaudet was standing at ice level in a suit, watching from the tunnel. Gaudet was well-versed in watching games that season—he was one of two players on the 2008-09 Boston University men’s hockey team … Read moreFrom the FreeP: No more tunnel vision for Ross Gaudet

Coyle to be honored at tonight’s Bruins game

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Incoming freshman forward Charlie Coyle will be honored with the John Carlton Award during the second intermission of Thursday’s Bruins-Sabres game at the TD Garden. The award is given annually to the high school senior who combines exceptional hockey skills with academic excellence while competing for an Eastern Massachusetts high school … Read moreCoyle to be honored at tonight’s Bruins game

Report: Terriers land defenseman Patrick MacGregor for upcoming season

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Jack Parker said he “had a couple guys on the line” that he could get if and when Kevin Shattenkirk and Colby Cohen decided to go pro. We now know who one of those guys is. The Terriers have landed Avon Old Farms defenseman Patrick MacGregor for the upcoming season, according … Read moreReport: Terriers land defenseman Patrick MacGregor for upcoming season

Wasted: The inside story of what went wrong for the 2009-10 Terriers

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff As far as Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker is concerned, the 2009-10 Terriers weren’t hungover the season after winning the national championship. They were still drunk. “The parade never ended,” Parker said. “The party and the parade from last April never ended as far as the mindset.” Junior defenseman … Read moreWasted: The inside story of what went wrong for the 2009-10 Terriers

C. Cohen and Shattenkirk both sign with Avalanche

Junior defensemen Colby Cohen and Kevin Shattenkirk have both signed with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche on entry-level contracts, according to the Av’s website. Both players will report to the American Hockey League’s Lake Erie Monsters, where they will be re-united with former Terrier assistant coach David Quinn, as well as recently signed former … Read moreC. Cohen and Shattenkirk both sign with Avalanche