BU unable to find an answer late in defeat at No. 5 Massachusetts

Three third-period goals downed the Boston University men’s hockey team in a 4-1 defeat at No. 5 Massachusetts on Saturday night. We kind of ran out of gas,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell. Mitchell Chaffee opened the scoring for UMass (7-3, 3-3 Hockey East) in the first period, cashing in at the right post … Read moreBU unable to find an answer late in defeat at No. 5 Massachusetts

Tucker, Terriers hang on to defeat No. 5 Massachusetts

Backed by a career-high 49 saves by graduate goaltender Sam Tucker, the Boston University men’s hockey team survived a late comeback bid by No. 5 Massachusetts to prevail 4-3 on Friday night at Agganis Arena. “Tucker was the difference,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell. “Sometimes a goalie needs to be the best player for … Read moreTucker, Terriers hang on to defeat No. 5 Massachusetts

Farrance hat trick not enough to lift BU over No. 11 Providence

  Despite junior defenseman David Farrance’s first collegiate hat trick, the Boston University men’s hockey team (2-3-4, 1-2-3 HE) could not get by No. 11 Providence College (5-3-2, 3-2-1 HE) in a 6-5 thriller at Schneider Arena on Saturday night. “It’s a tough pill to swallow,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell. “Coming down here … Read moreFarrance hat trick not enough to lift BU over No. 11 Providence

Farrance leads BU charge to force 3-3 tie with Providence

At Agganis Arena on Friday night, the Boston University men’s hockey team came back to tie no. 11 Providence 3-3 behind two third-period goals from junior defenseman David Farrance. “I think it’s hard to play with us for a full 60 minutes,” said Farrance, whose Terriers (2-2-4, 1-1-3 Hockey East) clawed back late to earn … Read moreFarrance leads BU charge to force 3-3 tie with Providence

Quercia’s late tally earns BU a point at Maine

Looking to avoid the weekend sweep at Maine’s Alfond Arena, the Boston University men’s hockey team salvaged a point against the Black Bears thanks to sophomore forward Matt Quercia’s late goal to force a 2-2 tie on Saturday night. “We just stuck with it,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell after the game. The series … Read moreQuercia’s late tally earns BU a point at Maine

41 shots on goal not enough as BU falls to Maine

In Friday night’s series opener at Maine’s Alfond Arena, the Boston University men’s hockey team managed 41 shots on goal but could not overcome the Black Bears in a 4-2 defeat. “We didn’t shoot the puck very well tonight,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell, suggesting that the quality of BU’s shots was not good … Read more41 shots on goal not enough as BU falls to Maine

Tucker backstops BU to shutout win over UNH

Backstopped by 32 saves from graduate goaltender Sam Tucker, the Boston University men’s hockey team blanked the University of New Hampshire 3-0 on Saturday night at Agganis Arena. “Our goaltender was arguably the best player on the ice tonight,” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell. The meeting with UNH (2-2-1, 1-1-0 Hockey East) marked the … Read moreTucker backstops BU to shutout win over UNH

Strong BU effort not enough to top UMass Lowell in tie

In Friday night’s 2019-20 Hockey East opener at Lowell’s Tsongas Center, the Boston University men’s hockey team outshot the University of Massachusetts at Lowell 36-28, but tied 3-3. “No one’s satisfied with not getting two points, but there’s a lot of positives to take out of [the game],” said BU head coach Albie O’Connell. After … Read moreStrong BU effort not enough to top UMass Lowell in tie

Third period push sends Northern Michigan past BU in series finale

Case McCarthy works his way into shooting position. Photo by Emily Hunter. In the second half of a two-game series at Agganis Arena, the Boston University men’s hockey team was knocked off by a strong third period from the Northern Michigan Wildcats. “The lessons…learned this weekend will go a long way this season,” said BU … Read moreThird period push sends Northern Michigan past BU in series finale

Despite strong offensive effort, BU ties Northern Michigan 4-4 in home opener

In their 2019-20 home opener at Agganis Arena, the Boston University men’s hockey team nearly doubled Northern Michigan University in shots on goal, but could not find a winner in the 4-4 tie on Friday night. “I thought we played well enough to win, but you have to close the game out,” said BU head … Read moreDespite strong offensive effort, BU ties Northern Michigan 4-4 in home opener