BU Hockey Legend, Philanthropist Travis Roy Dead at 45

By: The Boston Hockey Blog staff Travis Roy, the former Terrier forward who was paralyzed during his first collegiate shift, died this afternoon at the age of 45 due to complications from a procedure meant to maintain his quality of life, as first reported by WCVB. He was surrounded by family in his Vermont home. … Read more BU Hockey Legend, Philanthropist Travis Roy Dead at 45

Three Boston University Freshmen chosen in the 2020 NHL Draft

October 9, 2020 by Chad Jones Boston University Terriers are always on the radar of National Hockey League (NHL) organizations. The 2020 rendition of the NHL Draft was no different. Two Boston University freshmen were drafted in the second round, while another was chosen in the third round.  The first Terrier off the board was … Read more Three Boston University Freshmen chosen in the 2020 NHL Draft

Hockey East announces plan to play 2020-21 season amid pandemic

There will be Terrier Ice Hockey played this year, at least as of right now. Hockey East announced today that there will be a season in 2020-21 for both the men’s and women’s leagues. Season start dates have yet to be announced, and Hockey East will focus on an in-conference schedule for all 11 member … Read more Hockey East announces plan to play 2020-21 season amid pandemic

Patrick Curry: A letter to Terrier Nation

Senior and captain Patrick Curry submitted the following letter to BU Athletics. Curry led the team with 19 goals this season and has inked a two-year deal with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. Dear Boston University, I want to start by saying the past four years on Comm Ave. have undoubtedly been the … Read more Patrick Curry: A letter to Terrier Nation

“A program that speaks for itself”- Jay O’Brien discusses his route to Boston after time in Providence and the BCHL

Jay O’Brien didn’t always have his eyes set on Boston University for his college hockey career. The 19th overall selection from the 2018 National Hockey League draft had a winding path following his graduation from Thayer Academy in 2018.  Originally recruited to play for Providence College, O’Brien’s first year playing in the NCAA took him … Read more “A program that speaks for itself”- Jay O’Brien discusses his route to Boston after time in Providence and the BCHL

Drew Commesso discusses NTDP, NHL draft prep prior to first season at BU

In 2016, goaltender Jake Oettinger joined the Terriers from the U.S. National Team Development Program (NTDP), the elite youth hockey program based in Plymouth, Michigan dedicated to finding and developing the best U-17 and U-18 players in America. Oettinger then starred at BU for three seasons, leaving large shoes to fill upon his departure in … Read more Drew Commesso discusses NTDP, NHL draft prep prior to first season at BU

Ski boots and golf bags: how Vincent Duplessis is preparing for first season at BU amid pandemic

Incoming goaltender Vincent Duplessis officially committed to play for the Terriers on May 3, less than two weeks ago, but his ties to Boston University go back much further.  Four years ago, Duplessis trekked to Boston from his native Quebec City to participate in the Chowder Cup, a showcase for some of the region’s top … Read more Ski boots and golf bags: how Vincent Duplessis is preparing for first season at BU amid pandemic

Amonte, Farrance, Kotkansalo to be assistant captains for 2021-20 season

On Saturday afternoon, BU men’s hockey head coach Albie O’Connell announced that rising seniors Ty Amonte, David Farrance and Kasper Kotkansalo will serve as assistant captains for the 2020-21 season. All three veteran Terriers will be wearing a letter for the first time in their respective careers, assisting senior captain Logan Cockerill, who wore an … Read more Amonte, Farrance, Kotkansalo to be assistant captains for 2021-20 season

Cam Crotty inks entry-level deal with Coyotes

Boston University defenseman Cam Crotty signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. The details of the deal have yet to be announced, in accordance with a team policy. With the announcement, Crotty becomes the fourth Terrier to ink a professional contract this year, joining senior captain Patrick Curry (Grand Rapids), senior … Read more Cam Crotty inks entry-level deal with Coyotes

Logan Cockerill named captain for 2020-21 season

Rising senior forward Logan Cockerill has been named captain of the Boston University men’s ice hockey team for the 2020-21 season, per an announcement from head coach Albie O’Connell on Monday morning. Cockerill will succeed Patrick Curry as captain of the Terriers. “We were very excited that Logan was voted by his teammates to be the … Read more Logan Cockerill named captain for 2020-21 season