BU head coach Albie O’Connell suspended one game

BU head coach Albie O’Connell has been suspended for one game due to “behavior following Saturday’s 4-1 loss at Massachusetts,” according to Hockey East commissioner Joe Bertagna. “My postgame conduct on Saturday was regrettable and I will learn from this mistake,” O’Connell said in a statement. “I respect the decision of Commissioner Bertagna and I … Read moreBU head coach Albie O’Connell suspended one game

Notable Quotes from Coach O’Connell before NMU series

Here’s what BU head coach Albie O’Connell shared during his press availability earlier today. On the significance of the home opener… “You always want to be good at home. If you win your home games and you play pretty good on the road – .500 hockey – that’s a pretty good [model for success].” “We’re … Read moreNotable Quotes from Coach O’Connell before NMU series

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 moreJunior 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 moreIn 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 moreZegras, 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 morePatrick 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 moreIn 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 moreHarper, Cockerill, young Terrier offense looking to turn heads