Terriers squeak by Friars for third time in 2010-11 thanks to Millan shutout

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff PROVIDENCE, R.I — It’s just something about those pesky Providence College Friars. Providence again gave the No. 15 Boston University men’s hockey team a tough time for the third time this season Saturday night. But for the third time, the Terriers were the ones to emerge victorious, this time by a … Read more Terriers squeak by Friars for third time in 2010-11 thanks to Millan shutout

Shattenkirk traded to Blues in midst of NHL rookie season

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Former Boston University standout defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has been traded from the Colorado Avalanche to the St. Louis Blues as part of a deal that sent former No. 1 overall pick Erik Johnson over to Denver. The deal was confirmed by both teams at 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Shattenkirk, who left … Read more Shattenkirk traded to Blues in midst of NHL rookie season

Despite pregame changes, stability reaps greatest rewards in BU win

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff The big news coming into Friday night’s matchup between No. 15 Boston University and Providence College was BU coach Jack Parker’s shakeup of the first and third lines. The biggest move was freshman center Charlie Coyle moving to the right wing on the top line with senior right-winger Joe Pereira moving … Read more Despite pregame changes, stability reaps greatest rewards in BU win

BREAKING NEWS: Northeastern coach Greg Cronin suspended for possible recruiting violations

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Northeastern head coach Greg Cronin and assistant coach Albie O’Connell have been suspended indefinitely by the school for possible recruiting violations, according to Jeff Howe of NESN.com. The possible violations have to do with phone and text messages with recruits, Howe tweeted. O’Connell played at BU from 1995-1999, amassing 42 goals … Read more BREAKING NEWS: Northeastern coach Greg Cronin suspended for possible recruiting violations