From The FreeP: BU splits with UConn

It was an up-and-down weekend for the Boston University men’s hockey team, as it split its weekend series with the University of Connecticut.

Matters get underway on Friday evening in Hartford, Connecticut, with the Terriers emerging as 2-1 victors. Then traveling back home to Agganis Arena, BU was blanked for the first time since 2013, falling 4-0 to the Huskies.

In case you missed it, here’s our coverage of both weekend games:

  1. Friday’s recap, with a particular focus on Gabe Chabot snagging the game-winning goal.
  2. Friday’s sider that focuses on the breakout performance of Connor LaCouvee in net.
  3. Saturday’s recap, which features some surprisingly upbeat quotes from head coach David Quinn.
  4. Saturday’s reap, which focuses on BU’s injuries stacking up.


Press Conferences

From The FreeP: Previewing UConn

After a brief stint of non-conference play, the Boston University men’s hockey team will get right back in the thick of Hockey East action.

A weekend series with the University of Connecticut is the task at hand, with BU visiting the XL Center on Friday night and Agganis Arena playing host on Saturday night.

In his weekly sit-down interview with the media, head coach David Quinn shed light on injury updates, the threat UConn poses and more. For full coverage, check out our preview on The Daily Free Press.

We’ll also have full coverage of the weekend’s games, so check the site regularly for updates and stories.

From The FreeP: Previewing the Michigan weekend

The Boston University men’s hockey team is set for a weekend series with the University of Michigan at its famed Yost Ice Arena.

Friday night’s tilt will kick off at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s clash gets underway at 5 p.m. Both games should be streamed here, too.

There are plenty of lineup changes in store with injuries mounting up, chiefly to freshman forward Clayton Keller. For full details, check out our preview on The Daily Free Press.

Otherwise, feel free to share your thoughts and follow along as the games unfold!

From The FreeP: Dramatic game at Northeastern leads to tie

Friday night’s clash between the Boston University men’s hockey team and Northeastern University surely didn’t disappoint. There were four lead changes throughout, including a game-tying goal with under a minute left by the Huskies’ Zach Aston-Reese.

The final scoreline was 4-4, as an overtime period couldn’t produce a winner inside a raucous Matthews Arena. For greater details on what unfolded, check out Nick’s recap and Jonathan’s sider.

From The FreeP: Features and a Preview

We pumped out some content this week for you loyal Boston University hockey fans. In case you missed it, here are links to the articles over on The Daily Free Press.

  1. Nick Roberto – What really happened to the forward last year? How did he and his teammates respond to the gambling probe? What’s his mindset like? Jonathan Sigal sat down with the senior, coach Quinn and two teammates to find out.
  2. Patrick Harper – Let’s all stop kidding ourselves for one second: You didn’t expect this sort of production from the freshman forward. Neither did your friend, and it turns out Quinn didn’t either. Our Nick Frazier sat down with Harper to uncover what has led to his early-season success.
  3. Northeastern weekend – BU gets its Hockey East slate underway this weekend with a series against the Huskies from Northeastern University. Read on for several lineup updates, as well as how the Terriers have been preparing through their 12-day hiatus from NCAA play.

From The FreeP: BU drops second game to Denver

The Terriers dropped their second game against Denver, 3-1, this past weekend. Jonathan wrote up a quick recap of the game over on The Daily Free Press, so check it out when you get a chance.

BU now returns home with a 1-2 record, and Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac come to Agganis Arena on Friday and Saturday night, respectively.

This early-season stretch could be a big swing for coach Quinn’s team, as they’ll look to shake off a disappointing time in Colorado. ICYMI, here’s Nick’s recap of the Friday night loss, in which BU lost 4-3.

From The FreeP: Previewing BU’s weekend vs. Denver

The Boston University men’s hockey team is heading out west for a two-game series with the University of Denver. This is a big one, folks.

BU is ranked 2nd nationally, while the Pioneers are ranked 10th. Furthermore, Denver knocked the Terriers from the NCAA Tournament last year, 7-2.

Ahead of the trip, we sat down with coach Quinn, Kieffer Bellows and Brandon Hickey to check out what is in store. Check out our article on The Daily Free Press, and feel free to share some thoughts below!


From The FreeP: BU beats Colgate in first 2016-17 NCAA game

The Terriers were commanding up in Hamilton, New York, beating Colgate 6-1 to kick off their 2016-17 season.

We’ll post our “Three Thoughts” post soon, but in the meantime you can catch up on our content, as posted on The Daily Free Press.

1.) Jonathan wrote the recap. Hear what David Quinn, Doyle Somerby and Colgate’s coach had to say.

2.) Nick handled the sider, highlighting Jake Oettinger’s first NCAA start. Spoiler: the freshman is pretty solid.

3.) Some video of Quinn and Oettinger’s thoughts.

From The FreeP: Saturday night’s win over Prince Edward Island

The Terriers got their 2016-17 season underway Saturday night with a 10-2 victory at Agganis Arena over the University of Prince Edward Island.

Check out our game coverage on The Daily Free Press, BU’s student-run newspaper.

Jonathan wrote up the recap, and there are some interesting quotes from head coach David Quinn and senior captain Doyle Somerby. It’s safe to say the scarlet and white aren’t satisfied with making quick work of a Canadian team in an exhibition match.

Meanwhile, Nick wrote up a sider on the freshmen. Forwards Patrick Harper and Clayton Keller were electric, while defensemen Chad Krys and Dante Fabbro showed why they’re so highly touted. You want to give this a read, folks.

Furthermore, check out the game’s highlights:

And last but not least, here’s out tweet of the night. This Patrick Harper kid is quite the jokester.