Treats and Tricks: No. 8 Terriers beat No. 5 Denver in OT

Coming into Saturday afternoon, the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team had a chance to make a statement. The Terriers (3-3) had dropped their past two games, suffering back-to-back losses for the first time since Feb. 21 and 22, 2014. They were routed 5-2 by the University of Connecticut on Tuesday and stymied at … Read more Treats and Tricks: No. 8 Terriers beat No. 5 Denver in OT

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers crush Northeastern, clinch conference regular-season title

What a week it’s been for the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team. From no titles in almost five years, to two titles in one week. The latter, the Hockey East regular-season championship, came Saturday night during BU’s 6-1 win over Northeastern University at Matthews Arena. In one of the best first periods the … Read more Pluses and Minuses: Terriers crush Northeastern, clinch conference regular-season title

Pluses and Minuses: BU ends Beanpot losing streak, advances to tournament final

It might’ve felt like an eternity. In fact, it was 1,093 days. But at long last, the losing streak is over. The No. 2/3 Boston University men’s hockey team overcame a two-goal deficit and record-breaking goaltending performance to dispatch No. 4/6 Harvard University, 4-3, in double overtime in the Beanpot semifinal at TD Garden. Sixty-seven shots … Read more Pluses and Minuses: BU ends Beanpot losing streak, advances to tournament final

Pluses and Minuses: Rodrigues ties program record in scorefest with UMass

Whew. That was an exhausting one. The No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team scored nine goals in a game for the first time since 2007, but its game against the University of Massachusetts on Friday was more of a whirlwind than that total indicates — the game was tied with under 6:30 remaining. The … Read more Pluses and Minuses: Rodrigues ties program record in scorefest with UMass

Pluses and Minuses: Oksanen, Eichel shine in OT victory over UMass Lowell

That was a pretty fun one for BU fans, wasn’t it? I got to see two pretty cool comebacks today — BU’s 4-3 overtime victory over UMass Lowell, and the Seahawks’ comeback against Green Bay later, oh my! — so all in all, not too shabby of a sports day. But as was the case … Read more Pluses and Minuses: Oksanen, Eichel shine in OT victory over UMass Lowell

Pluses and Minuses: Oksanen helps spur No. 2 BU’s comeback in draw against Wisconsin

MADISON, Wisconsin — It seemed as if the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team’s 1,100-mile journey to the Midwest was pegged for a disheartening start. With 58 minutes already expired on the clock Friday night, the Terriers (11-3-4, 7-1-2 Hockey East) stared at a two-goal deficit against the University of Wisconsin — a squad … Read more Pluses and Minuses: Oksanen helps spur No. 2 BU’s comeback in draw against Wisconsin