From the FreeP: Saturday night’s all right

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Saturday night was the kind of effort Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker had been waiting for from his team. No slow start. No letting up after getting the lead. No lulls in focus that led to costly mistakes. No stupid penalties. The Terriers came out strong and sustained that … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Saturday night’s all right

From the FreeP: New first-line combination settles in

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Nine different forwards on the No. 15 Boston University men’s hockey team have come together to form nine separate first-line combinations in the 34 games of the 2010-11 season. The latest trio of junior left wing Chris Connolly, freshman center Sahir Gill and freshman right wing/center Charlie Coyle have combined for … Read moreFrom the FreeP: New first-line combination settles in

UPDATED: Terriers take season series from Vermont with 3-1 win

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Chris Connolly, Alex Chiasson and Matt Nieto each netted a goal and Adam Clendening contributed two assists as the Boston University men’s hockey team beat the University of Vermont, 3-1, Saturday night. Kieran Millan saved 27 shots and lost a shutout bid with just 4.5 seconds left in the game. The … Read moreUPDATED: Terriers take season series from Vermont with 3-1 win

Grading the Terriers: 2/26 against UVM

By Jake Seiner/DFP Staff Offense: A-minusThe three goals aren’t entirely impressive, but that subpar total is mostly a credit to UVM goaltender Rob Madore. The Terriers were absolutely buzzing around the Catamount net, especially in the first period. Madore had to make a number of dazzling saves to keep BU off the board in the … Read moreGrading the Terriers: 2/26 against UVM

Grading the Terriers: 2/25 vs. Vermont

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Offense: A-Everyone’s immediate reaction to Friday night’s game is to blame the tie on every aspect of the game. But when all things are considered, the BU offense actually played as well as it has all season. The team’s 46 shots were the second-highest amount it had put on net in … Read moreGrading the Terriers: 2/25 vs. Vermont

Parker says mistakes, not lack of effort, caused latest collapse

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team has made a habit of letting off the gas when it gets a lead. This month alone, they blew a shutout bid with 1:34 left in a win over UMass-Lowell, completely self-destructed after taking a late lead in a 5-4 loss to Harvard, and then … Read moreParker says mistakes, not lack of effort, caused latest collapse