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

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

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

Harper, Cockerill, young Terrier offense looking to turn heads

Logan Cockerill takes the TD Garden ice last winter. Photos by Emily Hunter, DFP Staff. There are plenty of holes to fill among the BU-attacking ranks. The Terriers have lost five of their seven top goal scorers from last season, including now-Philadelphia Flyer Joel Farabee, who was named the National Rookie of the Year after … Read more Harper, Cockerill, young Terrier offense looking to turn heads

Terrier Hockey Talk, Episode 1 – 9/26/19

Welcome to the Boston Hockey Blog’s brand new Boston University hockey podcast! In the inaugural episode of Terrier Hockey Talk, Brady Gardner and Patrick Donnelly welcome listeners to a new season of BU Hockey, and introduce you to the new podcast. Next, they discuss takeaways from Hockey East Media Day and conversations with players, as … Read more Terrier Hockey Talk, Episode 1 – 9/26/19