BU to drop the puck against Union in 2019-20 opener on Oct. 5

The Boston University men’s hockey team will open their 2019-20 campaign in a visit to Union College at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. “The guys are ready to play a hockey game,” said head coach Albie O’Connell of his team’s collective excitement to finally get the season underway. Travelling to Schenectady, New York, the … Read more BU to drop the puck against Union in 2019-20 opener on Oct. 5

Junior forward Ty Amonte to miss 2019-20 season with upper-body injury

Terrier head coach Albie O’Connell revealed during his media availability on Thursday that junior forward Ty Amonte will miss the entire 2019-20 campaign due to an upper-body injury. The team anticipates Amonte will return for the 2020-21 season as a redshirt junior if recovery goes as expected. The Norwell, Massachusetts, native recorded eight goals and … Read more Junior forward Ty Amonte to miss 2019-20 season with upper-body injury

In year two, Albie O’Connell is ready for a major step forward

Albie O’Connell directs from the bench in a visit to Providence College last season. Photo courtesy of Matt Dresens. It’s a new year for Boston University men’s hockey; a blank slate that holds no record, no standings and no statistics. On Commonwealth Avenue, perhaps no one is embracing this fresh start as much as Terrier … Read more In year two, Albie O’Connell is ready for a major step forward

Zegras, other 2019 draftees headline impressive freshman class for the Terriers

Six incoming Terriers saw their names picked at the 2019 NHL Draft. Photo from Wikimedia Commons. It would be hard to find a Terrier recruit class in recent memory that has garnered more praise and attention than this year’s freshmen. Entering the 2019-20 season, 11 freshmen have joined the squad, six of whom were selected … Read more Zegras, other 2019 draftees headline impressive freshman class for the Terriers

Patrick Curry rising to the role of captain

Patrick Curry lines up for a faceoff at Agganis Arena last season. Photo by Emily Hunter, DFP Staff. Patrick Curry is living out every college hockey player’s dream. After starting out as a bottom-six role player as a freshman, Curry has risen through the ranks to become one of the Terriers’ most important players on … Read more Patrick Curry rising to the role of captain

In net, Purpura and Tucker are embracing their partnership

Vinnie Purpura moves the puck against Arizona State last season. Photo by Emily Hunter, DFP Staff. For the past three seasons, the Terrier crease has been occupied by 17-time Hockey East Top Performer Jake Oettinger. However, with the Minnesota native’s departure to the Dallas Stars’ system following the 2018-19 campaign, one of the positions of … Read more In net, Purpura and Tucker are embracing their partnership