Vinny Saponari reportedly headed to Northeastern

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff According to a tweet by Ryan Clark, former Boston University forward Vinny Saponari will play for Northeastern University next season. After his dismissal from BU last May, Saponari joined the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League. He recorded an 18-46-64 line through 56 games played during the regular … Read moreVinny Saponari reportedly headed to Northeastern

Former Union boss Nate Leaman to coach Providence

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Providence College named Nate Leaman as its 12th head coach in program history Friday. Leaman was coming off his eighth season as the Union College bench boss, the most successful campaign in the program’s history. The Dutchmen finished with a 26-10-4 record, captured its first regular-season ECAC title and earned its … Read moreFormer Union boss Nate Leaman to coach Providence

UMass-Lowell introduces Norm Bazin as new head coach

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff The University of Massachusetts-Lowell introduced Norm Bazin as its new hockey coach Thursday afternoon. Bazin, a 1994 UML graduate, replaces Blaise MacDonald, who was fired after 10 seasons at the helm. Bazin registered 32 goals and 36 assists for 68 points in four seasons as a River Hawk forward. He began … Read moreUMass-Lowell introduces Norm Bazin as new head coach

From the FreeP: For Holly Lorms, home is where her team is

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff If Holly Lorms has a Wisconsin accent, it’s barely detectable. Although she hails from Brookfield, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee, she often wears a worn-out Red Sox hat and says she wants to stay on the East Coast after graduation. After four years with the Boston University women’s hockey team, the … Read moreFrom the FreeP: For Holly Lorms, home is where her team is

Connolly sole captain of 2011-12 Terriers, Millan named Team MVP of 2010-11 squad

By Sam Dykstra/DFP Staff Forward Chris Connolly was going to be the only returning captain next season from the 2010-11 Boston University men’s hockey team with co-captain Joe Pereira graduating and assistant captain David Warsofsky joining the pro ranks in the Boston Bruins system. But as it turns out, Connolly, who will be one of … Read moreConnolly sole captain of 2011-12 Terriers, Millan named Team MVP of 2010-11 squad

Report: BU lands highly touted recruit Robbie Baillargeon

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Right winger Robbie Baillargeon, who visited BU last week, has committed to the Terriers for the fall of 2013, according to Chris Heisenberg. Baillargeon has played for Cushing Academy in Ashburnham the past two seasons and was one of the leading scorers in New England prep-school hockey this year, registering 30 … Read moreReport: BU lands highly touted recruit Robbie Baillargeon

Report: Jarrid Privitera, brother of incoming freshman Alexx, commits to BU

By Scott McLaughlin/DFP Staff Jarrid Privitera, the younger brother of incoming freshman defenseman Alexx Privitera, has committed to BU for the fall of 2012, according to Chris Heisenberg. Jarrid Privitera is a 5-foot-6 left-shot forward who played for Gunnery Prep in Connecticut this season, registering 25 goals and 18 assists in 31 games. Last year, … Read moreReport: Jarrid Privitera, brother of incoming freshman Alexx, commits to BU

Ross Gaudet recovering from hip surgery

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff Redshirt sophomore forward Ross Gaudet will be spending some time on crutches for the immediate future. Gaudet underwent postseason hip surgery and is in the early stages of the recovery process. There is no definite timetable at the moment for Gaudet’s recovery. The Burlington native saw a decrease in his production … Read moreRoss Gaudet recovering from hip surgery