T.J. Ryan, son of former BU captain Tom Ryan, commits to BU as walk-on for 2013

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff The Boston University men’s hockey team added some depth to its defensive unit, as forward-turned-defenseman T.J. Ryan of the South Shore Kings has committed to BU as a walk-on. The Terrier Hockey Fan Blog was first to report the commitment. Ryan, who returned to defense after playing a season at forward … Read moreT.J. Ryan, son of former BU captain Tom Ryan, commits to BU as walk-on for 2013

Wade Megan signs ATO with San Antonio Rampage

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff Boston University men’s hockey captain Wade Megan has found a new place to play hockey, as he signed an amateur tryout contract with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL Monday. The Rampage are the AHL affiliate of the Florida Panthers — the organization that drafted him in the fifth round … Read moreWade Megan signs ATO with San Antonio Rampage

Ben Rosen signs tryout contract with Bridgeport Sound Tigers

By Annie Maroon/DFP Staff Less than two months ago, Ben Rosen was facing Joey Diamond as an opponent when the Boston University men’s hockey team played the University of Maine. Now, as Rosen tries out for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL, he’s rooming with Diamond, who signed with the Tigers this month and … Read moreBen Rosen signs tryout contract with Bridgeport Sound Tigers

BU officially tabs David Quinn as Jack Parker’s successor

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff David Quinn is coming home. The 46-year-old Boston University alumnus, who served as Jack Parker’s associate head coach for five years before leaving after the 2009 national championship, was officially named the next BU men’s hockey coach Tuesday morning. BU President Robert Brown, with Quinn and athletic director Mike Lynch his … Read moreBU officially tabs David Quinn as Jack Parker’s successor

Source: David Quinn to be next BU men’s hockey coach

By Tim Healey/DFP Staff Boston University is set to announce that David Quinn will succeed Jack Parker as the BU men’s hockey coach, according to a source. The athletic department will make it official at a news conference 11 a.m. Tuesday at a location to be determined. The news comes just two days after Parker’s … Read moreSource: David Quinn to be next BU men’s hockey coach

From the FreeP: Marie-Philip Poulin returns from injury to give BU spark

By Meredith Perri/DFP Staff MINNEAPOLIS – Minutes into the No. 2 Boston University women’s hockey team’s game against the undefeated and top-ranked University of Minnesota, junior forward Marie-Philip Poulin fell to the ground. The co-captain and team leader in points had taken a puck to the kneecap after she tried to block a shot by … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Marie-Philip Poulin returns from injury to give BU spark

From the FreeP: Women’s hockey loses championship bout 6-3 despite mentally strong showing

By Meredith Perri/DFP StaffMINNEAPOLIS – After situating themselves in a room full of reporters after the NCAA title game on Sunday, Boston University women’s hockey captains Marie-Philip Poulin and Jill Cardella let their emotions show. With her face red, Poulin dabbed at her eyes and took a deep breath. Cardella, who just played her last … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Women’s hockey loses championship bout 6-3 despite mentally strong showing

Live blog: BU women’s hockey plays undefeated Minnesota for national championship

Time/location: 4 p.m., Ridder Arena (Minneapolis) BU lines: Sarah Lefort — Marie-Philip Poulin — Jenelle KohanchukLouise Warren — Isabel Menard — Kayla TutinoRebecca Russo — Jill Cardella — Jordan JuronSarah Bayersdorfer — Shannon Mahoney — Dakota Woodworth Shannon Stoneburgh — Shannon DoyleKaleigh Fratkin — Kathryn MillerLillian Ribeirinha-Braga — Caroline Campbell Kerrin SperryAlissa Fromkin Minnesota lines:Bethany Brausen — … Read moreLive blog: BU women’s hockey plays undefeated Minnesota for national championship