BU places 2nd in 2015-16 Hockey East media poll

The Hockey East regular season and tournament championships a season ago were not enough for the Boston University men’s hockey team to retain its titles this year, at least according to one poll. In the sixth annual Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association poll, BU was picked to finish second (with seven first place votes), … Read moreBU places 2nd in 2015-16 Hockey East media poll

Odds and Ends: Playing catch-up

Hey folks. Did you miss us? We certainly missed you! The past week we’ve had issues with our entire website, which stemmed from our old host. Essentially, the only way to fix this was by switching to a new host. Given the volume of content on the dailyfreepress.com domain, transferring all of the information from … Read moreOdds and Ends: Playing catch-up

T.J. Ryan decides to end playing career following injury issues

BU forward/defenseman T.J. Ryan has decided to cut his playing career short due to injury-related issues, according to a source. Ryan missed a considerable amount of playing time as a sophomore due to concussion problems, playing in just three games in 2014-15. He tallied one assist in those games and had a plus-2 rating. As … Read moreT.J. Ryan decides to end playing career following injury issues

BU promotes Albie O’Connell to associate head coach, Scott Young to assistant coach

[Update, 11:45 a.m. on Thursday: Here’s a full story in today’s Daily Free Press about the promotions, complete with quotes from O’Connell and Young.] The departure of former associate head coach Steve Greeley to the New York Rangers in mid-August left a hole to be filled in the Boston University men’s hockey coaching staff. On … Read moreBU promotes Albie O’Connell to associate head coach, Scott Young to assistant coach

’00 F’s Jack DeBoer and Tyler Weiss commit to BU

The Boston University men’s hockey team picked up a pair of ’00 forwards on Wednesday in Jack DeBoer and Tyler Weiss. DeBoer, son of San Jose Sharks head coach Pete DeBoer, announced his commitment over Twitter on Wednesday morning. “Proud to announce my commitment to play college hockey at Boston University,” he wrote. “Thanks to … Read more’00 F’s Jack DeBoer and Tyler Weiss commit to BU