From the Freep: Freshmen impress in collegiate debut

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff

While the No. 10/6 Boston University men’s hockey team made the St. Francis Xavier X-Men look like real superheroes during most of a 6-4 loss Saturday night, a few of the younger Terriers showed some of their powers as well, albeit they weren’t quite super.

In their first time suiting up as Terriers, BU’s trio of class of 2015 members – defenseman Alexx Privitera and forwards Evan Rodrigues and Cason Hohmann – impressed their teammates and BU coach Jack Parker in the exhibition game at Agganis Arena. The latter in particular drew praise from the head coach, who is starting his 39th year at the helm.

“I thought both freshmen [forwards] played really well, and I thought Hohmann really played,” Parker said. “He took a couple bumps. He’s a very quick guy, and he’s going to create some offense for us.”

Junior forward Wade Megan, the only Terrier to get the puck by St. Francis goalie Joseph Perricone more than once, was the best forward on the ice, according to Parker, “even without the goals.”

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