Jay Pandolfo came into the May 9 introductory press conference and said all the right things as the next head coach of Boston University hockey.
Hockey East is officially moving to ESPN, one of the biggest stages in the sports broadcasting world. Starting next season, both the men’s and women’s league will join the NHL on the branded “Home of Hockey,” heightening exposure for both the college sport and its players.
In the wake and reflection of the epic highs and lows of the 2021-2022 Terrier hockey season and an exciting postseason across the country, it’s not easy to point out exactly where things went wrong. For a squad of mostly returning players from last year’s NCAA berth, even despite the COVID year, the potential for the perfect storm was there. It was the 100th year of BU Hockey, and if there was any year to make history this was it.
On the heels of a rocky season on Comm. Ave, the Boston University athletics department showed it’s committed to raising the expectations and performance of Terrier hockey by setting out to replace former head coach Albie O’Connell.
All opinions are my own. I’ve said it since the start of the season: 2021 is a great year to have a great year. Celebrating 100 years of BU hockey, playing in front of fans, and the Frozen Four in Boston, the Terriers could have written the perfect story. Halfway through the season though, where … Read more Midseason Report: a Very Opinionated First Half Review
By James Garrison With two months in the books for the Terriers, they hardly resemble the number ten nationally ranked team that they were in preseason polls. Despite that, there is still some reason for optimism at the end of November. This month saw the Terriers take on the likes of UMass, Northeastern, and Cornell … Read more Two months into the season, Terriers still a work in progress
Written by James Garrison The Boston University Women’s Hockey Team took the ice for the first time Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 victory against the Holy Cross Crusaders at Walter Brown Arena in Boston. Here are three takeaways from the exhibition game heading into next weekend. All opinions are my own. Offensive Depth A deep … Read more 3 Takeaways: Women’s Hockey Exhibition vs. Holy Cross
One of the best parts about going back to school every fall is knowing that the Boston University Men’s Hockey season is slowly but surely making its return to the ice for another exciting season. But ahead of that excitement is speculation about the future of this team after a promising half-season and an opportunistic … Read more BU Men’s Hockey—the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2021-22
Boston University found themselves trailing St. Cloud State 3-2 with 16:31 remaining in the third period. Up to that point in the contest, there had been many memorable plays to report. Dylan Peterson was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding just over nine minutes into the game. Before the mid-way point of … Read more The sequence that ended BU’s season
In part one of this feature, I covered the ups and downs of the Boston University Men’s Hockey team focusing mainly on last season. Now I’ll be looking into the future to discuss the same details but with our new recruits in mind. All opinions are my own. The Good: The 2019-20 Terriers had a … Read more The good, the bad, and the ugly: 2020-21 season (2/2)