Before we truly “conclude” the season though, let’s take a look back on what was a historic year and a shift in the trajectory of the program.
Author: Caroline Fernandez
While the rivalry might not be what we all remember from Disney’s Miracle, college hockey fans are sure in for something special with a matchup between the No.1 Minnesota Golden Gophers (28-9-1) and the No. 5 Boston University Terriers (29-10-0).
The Terriers won the Hockey East Championship Saturday night, but only got to revel in their victory for a couple of hours. With gameday versus the Western Michigan University Broncos just five days after their coronation, the Boston University men’s hockey team got back to work immediately, with eyes set on a much larger prize.
Freshman defenseman Lane Hutson and first-year head coach Jay Pandolfo won individual league awards this morning as rookie and coach of the year, respectively.
The Terriers suited up in their home whites for the last time (…at home) in the team’s first game of the Hockey East playoffs with a matinee matchup against the University of Vermont Catamounts (11-20-5 5-17-3 HE).
The No. 5 Boston University men’s hockey team (24-10-0, 18-6-0 Hockey East) will take on the University of Vermont Catamounts (11-19-5, 5-16-3 HE) in the Hockey East quarterfinals in their last game at Agganis Arena this season.
We can all thank God and Dylan Peterson for that. A dominant offense headlined by BU’s veteran players and backed by Drew Commesso gave BU its first weekend sweep since Jan. 29 with a 3-0 shutout victory over the University of Vermont Catamounts (9-18-5, 4-15-3 HE).
With the tournament now behind them, the No. 5 Boston University men’s hockey team (20-8-0, 14-4-0 Hockey East) has the opportunity to get back on track in a home-and-home series with the Merrimack College Warriors (16-12-1, 11-8-0 HE).
The Terriers strung together an impressive and hard-fought win over the Harvard Crimson (7-17-3, 6-11-3 ECAC), scoring more goals tonight than they had combined goals since Jan. 27.
The Terriers will head into the consolation game at Boston College to compete for third place in the 44th Women’s Beanpot in a matchup with the Harvard Crimson (7-16-3, 6-11-3 ECAC).