No. 6 BU gears up to face former teammate followed by ECAC foe

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff For months, Jan. 13 has been a likely pick as one of the more interesting matchups on the 2011-12 Hockey East schedule. That Friday night will mark the first time Northeastern University forward Vinny Saponari will face his former team, the No. 6 Boston University Terriers. Saponari was dismissed from the … Read more No. 6 BU gears up to face former teammate followed by ECAC foe

BU vs. U.S. Under-18 Team: What went right/wrong for the Terriers

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The No. 10/11 Boston University men’s hockey team tied the U.S. National Under-18 Team, 3-3, in an exhibition game Sunday night at Agganis Arena, with goals scored by freshman defenseman Alexx Privitera, sophomore forward Matt Nieto, and junior defenseman Sean Escobedo. Here are three things that went right and wrong for … Read more BU vs. U.S. Under-18 Team: What went right/wrong for the Terriers

Rosen’s sacrifice proves his value as a Terrier

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff Traditionally, hockey players stand out most because of what they can do on the ice. But on Sunday night, it was junior forward Ben Rosen’s behavior off the ice that made an impact for the No. 10/11 Boston University men’s hockey team. Rosen, a steady fixture at center on the fourth … Read more Rosen’s sacrifice proves his value as a Terrier

Canucks nip Bruins, 4-3, in Stanley Cup rematch

By René Reyes/DFP Staff As is the case with some highly anticipated, “can’t-miss” regular-season games, they barely live up to all the hype and expectations. But the rematch of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins (26-11-1) and Vancouver Canucks (26-13-3) on Saturday didn’t disappoint. For diehard and casual hockey fans alike, this … Read more Canucks nip Bruins, 4-3, in Stanley Cup rematch

New year ushers in new-look BU hockey team

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff In the waning days of 2011, the No. 10/11 Boston University men’s hockey team lost its top two centers, senior Corey Trivino and sophomore Charlie Coyle, in less than a week. Without them, the team suffered a 5-2 loss to University of Notre Dame on national television. The game forced many … Read more New year ushers in new-look BU hockey team

Terriers start 2012 off in winning fashion

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff The No. 10/11 Boston University men’s hockey team started the new year off on a good note, as they rode a strong, 60-minute effort to top No. 6/7 Merrimack College, 4-2, on Friday night at Agganis Arena. BU senior goaltender Kieran Millan made 42 saves in the winning effort and ten … Read more Terriers start 2012 off in winning fashion