From the FreeP: California Cool: Long Beach boy Nieto comes up with game-winner

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff Friday night at the Mullins Center, as he nonchalantly leaned with his back against a wall outside the media room, Matt Nieto maintained his naturally calm and collected demeanor, despite an unimpressive 2-2 tie with University of Massachusetts and despite the Boston University men’s hockey team’s overall underwhelming success. “We’re not … Read moreFrom the FreeP: California Cool: Long Beach boy Nieto comes up with game-winner

From the FreeP: Halloween scare comes early

By Arielle Aronson/DFP StaffIt seems these days that it is not a No. 12/13 Boston University men’s hockey game without a goal from sophomore forward Matt Nieto. So on Saturday night at Agganis Arena, when BU and the University of Massachusetts were knotted 4-4 in overtime and Nieto had yet to score, it seemed likely … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Halloween scare comes early

Terriers take step forward, not step up

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff AMHERST — If there was any one play that could explain Friday night’s 2-2 tie between the No. 12/13 Boston University men’s hockey team and the opposing University of Massachusetts-Amherst Minutemen, it would be the very last play of the game. With less than 20 seconds left in overtime, sophomore forward … Read moreTerriers take step forward, not step up

UPDATED: BU mounts comeback, ties UMass 2-2

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff AMHERST — Possibly in celebration of the all-important “Halloweekend,” the Boston University men’s hockey team wore both of its costumes tonight in a 2-2 with University of Massachusetts. The Terriers (2-2-1, 1-1-1 Hockey Easy) ditched their careless outfits in favor of their effortful ones after falling falling behind 2-0 in the … Read moreUPDATED: BU mounts comeback, ties UMass 2-2

From the Freep: “Snobs” look to respond in big way against UMass

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff The No. 12/13 Boston University men’s ice hockey team enters this weekend’s home-and-home series against the University of Massachusetts-Amherst searching for four points and its own identity. But the biggest question for the Terriers is not which opponent they face, but which BU team comes out to play. If the unmotivated … Read moreFrom the Freep: “Snobs” look to respond in big way against UMass

Bruins unable to capitalize in home bout against Habs

By Luke Coughlan/DFP Staff In a battle to avoid the last spot in the Northeast Division, the Montreal Canadiens upstaged the Boston Bruins, 2-1, behind the stellar play of goalie Carey Price on Thursday night at the Garden. The Bruins (2-5-0) dropped to the cellar of both the division and the Eastern Conference with the … Read moreBruins unable to capitalize in home bout against Habs