From the FreeP: Terriers move up in polls

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff As it turns out, one-goal wins can still count for something more than just another tick in the wins column. Following a weekend in which it swept a pair of back-to-back conference games, the previously eighth-ranked Boston University men’s hockey team jumped three spots to fifth in the nation in the … Read more From the FreeP: Terriers move up in polls

From the FreeP: Ruikka has coming-out party as he notches a series of firsts in Saturday’s win

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff At the beginning of the college hockey season, there are often many players, mostly freshmen, who register their first collegiate career points. But when Boston University sophomore defenseman Ryan Ruikka scored his first career goal and then added his first career assist in Saturday night’s 2-1 win over Providence College, it … Read more From the FreeP: Ruikka has coming-out party as he notches a series of firsts in Saturday’s win

Terriers Report Card (Oct. 23 2-1 win over Providence)

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Offense- CBU’s second line provided the bulk of the offense as sophomore Alex Chiasson (one goal, one assist), junior Corey Trivino (one assist) and freshman Matt Nieto (one assist) combined for four points. The three were also the only Terrier forwards to register a positive plus-minus rating as they each finished … Read more Terriers Report Card (Oct. 23 2-1 win over Providence)

Third and fourth line changes pay off in BU victory

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Following last Saturday’s disappointing 2-2 tie with the University of Massachusetts at home, Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker decided it was time for a change heading into Friday’s rematch with the Minutemen. But this change did not start at the top of the forwards depth chart – the top … Read more Third and fourth line changes pay off in BU victory

Terriers manage a 4-3 win on the road against UMass

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff After a “bizarre” tie against the University of Massachusetts last Saturday, the No. 8 Boston University men’s ice hockey team rebounded on the road Friday night and beat the Minutemen 4-3. The Terriers (3-0-1) are off to their best start to a season since 2001-02. Freshman forward Charlie Coyle, junior forward … Read more Terriers manage a 4-3 win on the road against UMass