By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff
In an exhibition game that morphed from a blowout to a tense affair because of four third period Terrier goals, the Boston University men’s ice hockey team fell to St. Francis Xavier University, 6-4, at Agganis Arena Saturday night.
The Terriers struggled immensely on special teams, giving up two short-handed goals, two power play goals and a 4-on-4 goal.
“It wasn’t the way we wanted to start the season,” said BU coach Jack Parker, “but I didn’t mind the end of the game, the way we came back in the third period.
“I thought the game was a mess for us because our defense as a whole did not defend and did not move the puck out of the zone very well. They looked like they were trying to get noticed, and they were getting noticed the wrong way.”
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