No. 18 men’s hockey set for No. 9 Providence in Hockey East championship

It’s been three years since the No. 18 Boston University men’s hockey team faced No. 9 Providence College at TD Garden. In that game, the Friars (23-10-4, 13-7-4 Hockey East) overcame Hobey Baker Memorial Award winner Jack Eichel and downed BU (20-13-4, 12-8-4 Hockey East) to take home the school’s first national championship. For the … Read moreNo. 18 men’s hockey set for No. 9 Providence in Hockey East championship

Jack Eichel to sign with Sabres, part ways with BU

UPDATE: Eichel officially signed a three-year deal with the Sabres this afternoon. Here’s our full report on The Daily Free Press. Center Jack Eichel will leave BU and sign a deal with the Buffalo Sabres, and is expected to sign a contract on Wednesday, a source confirmed with The Daily Free Press. Eichel, who was … Read moreJack Eichel to sign with Sabres, part ways with BU

From the FreeP: Matt Grzelcyk’s return prompted by more than just unfinished business

Sarah and I were able to chat with Matt Grzelcyk last week about his decision to return for his senior season, his new assistant captains, expectations for 2015-16 and much more. Be sure to check it out! – Conor _____________________ When Boston University men’s hockey team junior captain Matt Grzelcyk announced during the team’s annual banquet … Read moreFrom the FreeP: Matt Grzelcyk’s return prompted by more than just unfinished business

Best of 2014-15: Ranking the top 10 games from last season

In our next installment for the “Best of 2014-15” BU hockey season recap, the Boston Hockey Blog went through the difficult task of narrowing our favorite games from last season down to 10 picks. Disagree with our list? Give your own rankings in the comment section below! And without further ado, here are our picks: … Read moreBest of 2014-15: Ranking the top 10 games from last season

Best of 2014-15: Counting down the top 10 BU goals from the season

In our next segment for the “Best of 2014-15” BU hockey season recap, the Boston Hockey Blog decided to rank our top 10 favorite goals from the Terriers last year. Check out our list below, and feel free to share your picks in the comments as well: 10. A.J. Greer vs. North Dakota (4/9/15) GIF: BU’s … Read moreBest of 2014-15: Counting down the top 10 BU goals from the season

Best of 2014-15: Ranking the top 10 Terrier assists from the season

As part of our “Best of 2014-15” segment, the Boston Hockey Blog crew is counting down some of the top plays/quotes/games from this past BU hockey season. Here is our second post, in which we rank our top 10 favorite assists from the 2014-15 campaign: 10. Matt Grzelcyk to Nikolas Olsson (3/21/15 vs. UMass Lowell) … Read moreBest of 2014-15: Ranking the top 10 Terrier assists from the season

Best of 2014-15: Counting down the top 30 quotes from the season

With the 2014-15 BU hockey season now in the rearview, the Boston Hockey Blog crew will be unveiling some lists over the next week or so — looking some of our favorite moments from the past year. Here’s our first post, ranking the top 30 quotes from a wild year of BU hockey: 30.  “I don’t … Read moreBest of 2014-15: Counting down the top 30 quotes from the season

2015-16 captains announced, team awards presented at Friends of Hockey Banquet

Boston University men’s hockey coach David Quinn announced junior captain Matt Grzelcyk will serve as the Boston University men’s hockey captain for 2015-16, while freshman forward Jack Eichel, junior forward Danny O’Regan and junior forward Matt Lane were named 2015-16 assistant captains at the 52nd annual Friends of BU Hockey Banquet on Friday evening at … Read more2015-16 captains announced, team awards presented at Friends of Hockey Banquet

Long list of firsts ends BU’s magical season in championship

For the last game of the year, there sure were a lot of firsts occurring Saturday night. Unfortunately for the Boston University men’s hockey team, none of those firsts went its way. In 19 games where the Terriers held a lead after two periods, the Terriers were winners of all 19. In five games at … Read moreLong list of firsts ends BU’s magical season in championship

Pluses and Minuses: Terriers hang on, advance to national title game

Following his team’s 5-3 win over the University of North Dakota, Boston University men’s hockey head coach David Quinn was more than breathing a sigh of relief. With North Dakota making a last-minute surge, overtime looked like more of a reality with each passing second. “Hopefully we’re going to learn some lessons tonight,” Quinn said. “We dodged … Read morePluses and Minuses: Terriers hang on, advance to national title game