BU falls at No. 15 RPI 4-1 in game defined by penalties

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Jack Parker never talks about the referees. Bring the men in the zebra stripes up during a press conference, and the Boston University men’s hockey coach politely declines. But following his No. 7 BU team’s 4-1 loss to No. 15 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Houston Fieldhouse in which the game ended … Read moreBU falls at No. 15 RPI 4-1 in game defined by penalties

Flyers beat Bruins 2-1 on last-second OT goal

By Josh Mellits/DFP Staff The last time the Philadelphia Flyers were in town, the Boston Bruins gave up a 3-0 lead and were eliminated from the postseason. And on Saturday night, the Bruins suffered another heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Flyers, losing in overtime, 2-1. Captain Michael Richards gave the Flyers (19-7-5) a … Read moreFlyers beat Bruins 2-1 on last-second OT goal

BU visits RPI looking to end semester on high note

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff One year ago, the Boston University men’s hockey team suffered a 5-3 home loss to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that closed the book on a miserable 4-9-3 first semester. This year, the No. 7 Terriers enter Saturday’s semester-ending contest at No. 15 RPI (3:30 p.m., NHL Network) with a much-improved 8-3-5 record … Read moreBU visits RPI looking to end semester on high note

BU adds skilled forward Rodrigues for next season

By Scott McLaughlin Evan Rodrigues, a “high-skill” forward playing for the Georgetown Raiders of the Ontario Junior Hockey League, has committed to the Terriers for next fall, according to U.S. Hockey Report. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound right wing from Etobicoke, Ontario, is currently tied for fifth on the Raiders in scoring with 33 points (12g, 21a) … Read moreBU adds skilled forward Rodrigues for next season

Thursday’s FreeP coverage of BU’s 5-4 win over Northeastern

Jake Seiner recaps the team’s win, including its slow starts to both the first and third periods as well as its four-goal streak and triumphant power-play goal in the third. Scott McLaughlin writes a sidebar on sophomore forward Ryan Santana’s first goal and how BU coach Jack Parker predicted it following an usual game of … Read moreThursday’s FreeP coverage of BU’s 5-4 win over Northeastern

Terriers top Huskies, 5-4 on Chiasson’s winner

By Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Sophomore Alex Chiasson netted the game-winner with 3:27 to play, and the No. 7 Boston University men’s hockey team escaped with a 5-4 win over Northeastern University at Agganis Arena Wednesday night. Chiasson rifled home the power-play goal from below the right faceoff circle, one-timing a pass from freshman Charlie Coyle. … Read moreTerriers top Huskies, 5-4 on Chiasson’s winner