From the FreeP: Jack Parker reflects on John Silber’s passing, BU’s growth

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff When John Silber took over as president of Boston University in February 1971, the men’s hockey team was readying to be on top of the college hockey world. Under the tutelage of then-head coach Jack Kelley and then-assistant coach Jack Parker, the Terriers won the national championship during Silber’s first year … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Jack Parker reflects on John Silber’s passing, BU’s growth

Hockey East media day transcript: Wade Megan and Ryan Ruikka

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff Senior captain Wade Megan On how the freshmen have looked so far: “So far so good. We have been on the ice only a handful of times but guys coming in have been working hard so that is a good sign.” On if anyone has stood out: “They are all really … Read moreHockey East media day transcript: Wade Megan and Ryan Ruikka

BU picked third in Hockey East media poll

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team has been selected to finish third in Hockey East, according to a preseason Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association poll released Sunday. Members of the media who cover the conference’s ten teams in various capacities voted. The only teams picked to finish ahead of the … Read moreBU picked third in Hockey East media poll

BU names Ruikka assistant captain, adds walk-on freshman Breed to roster

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff Back in March, it was uncertain that senior defenseman Ryan Ruikka would even return to the Boston University men’s hockey team. The Chelsea, Mich. native had just finished a dual major bachelor’s degree in economics in mathematics, but he decided to come back to the University to work on a master’s … Read moreBU names Ruikka assistant captain, adds walk-on freshman Breed to roster

Colby Cohen comes to defense of Jack Parker, BU hockey program

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff In light of the whirlwind surrounding the Boston University men’s hockey team in the last week — first the task force report and then a Boston Globe article with what was supposed to be confidential details — former Terrier Colby Cohen has spoken out against the task force and in defense … Read moreColby Cohen comes to defense of Jack Parker, BU hockey program

Boston Globe reports details from task force investigation

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff When the hockey task force released its findings on Wednesday, it said there is “a culture of sexual entitlement” among some players on the team. Those findings were further detailed in a report from the Boston Globe on Friday, which cited investigation documents and described multiple incidents that reflected that statement. … Read moreBoston Globe reports details from task force investigation

Hockey task force releases findings: The highlights

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff The hockey task force called for by Boston University President Robert Brown in the spring released its report on Wednesday, which included a series of recommendations that BU and BU Athletics have already started to implement. For those of you that don’t want to sift through the entire report and Brown’s … Read moreHockey task force releases findings: The highlights