Sunday at the End-of-the-Year Banquet, BU head coach David Quinn named the captains and the assistant captains for the upcoming season.
Junior forward Bobo Carpenter and sophomore defenseman Dante Fabbro with both wear the “C” next season as co-captains.
Carpenter spent this past season as one of three assistant captains and led the team in goals and scoring with 20 and 35 respectively. He was named to the Hockey East Second Team and a member of the All New England Team.
Fabbro finished second amongst defensemen with 29 points and first in goals with nine. He joined Carpenter on the Hockey East Second Team and the All New England Team.
The leadership will be rounded out with two assistant captains in sophomore defenseman Chad Krys and sophomore goaltender Jake Oettinger.
Krys finished his sophomore campaign with 27 points while Oettinger rebounded from a rough start to the season and from 2.10 goals against average and a .925 save percentage. Both players were named to the All Hockey East Tournament Team with Oettinger taking home Tournament MVP honors.
BU will host Acadia University for an exhibition game Oct. 6 and then open their season the following weekend in Mankato for a two-game series against Minnesota State.
The rest of the schedule will be released soon but the rest of the non-conference slate will be against Quinnipiac University, Dartmouth College, two games against Arizona State University. They will also play in the Friendship Four in November in Ireland.
The first round of the Friendship Four will be against the University of Connecutict, and will be a league game
As for the blog, both Liam and Matt will be returning for the Fall semester. Within a few weeks they will announce the newest men’s hockey beat writer.