It was some combination of a hockey game, a fever dream and an all-out brawl. Or, as BU head coach Jay Pandolfo called it, it was a “gong show.”
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The Terriers topped the University of Maine Black Bears 5-4 Saturday night, closing out the two-win weekend in front of the Agganis Arena faithful, and extending its win streak to four games.
Ryan Greene and Quinn Hutson stepped up, shook off the snakebite and sealed a 3-2 Terrier win at Tsongas Center on Friday night.
Facing a physical Fighting Hawks team with plenty of veteran savvy, the Terriers put their bodies on the line when it mattered most.
In a league with as much parity as Hockey East, you’ve got to find ways to win on the road, and that’s exactly what the Terriers did.
Within ten minutes of the first period, the Terriers hung five goals on their opponents and showed glimpses of what this roster is capable of.
Freshman forwards Macklin Celebrini and Shane Lachance both scored two goals apiece en route to the team’s first regulation win of the season.
It would have been to foresee this weekend’s series for the Terriers becoming as big of a must win as it has.
In college hockey, toughness trumps talent when talent fails to play tough. A nightmarish weekend taught the No. 1 Boston University men’s hockey team that lesson the hard way.
It’s three games in, one of which was exhibition, so the Terriers have the luxury of time on their side. But the product put on the ice against the Wildcats and U18 wasn’t a call for small fixes.