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The men's hockey team advanced to the NCAA Tournament, but ultimately fell to the University of Denver.

How did BU Athletics fare throughout 2015-16 academic year?

Fall Sports Men’s soccer (12-6-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League): Serious question marks surrounded BU head coach Neil Roberts’ side before the 2015 campaign, and by the season’s end in November, all were answered with aplomb. The Terriers posted seven shutouts, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and were one point shy of the conference’s regular-season title. Perhaps the biggest […]

Despite being only a freshman, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson will serve as an assistant captain during the 2016-17 campaign. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s hockey reflects on 2015-16 season, David Quinn offers positive spin

Following a 7-2 loss to the University of Denver in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 26, Boston University men’s hockey head coach David Quinn told reporters in St. Paul, Minnesota: “It seems like our season ended at [the University of] Notre Dame. I don’t know what happened to us mentally. We were playing good hockey, and […]

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Doyle transferred to BU from Colgate and recently wrapped up her first NWHL season. PHOTO COURTESY TROY PARLA/FLICKR

Former Terrier Shannon Doyle leaves mark on NWHL

Each graduate of the Boston University women’s hockey team carries with her a unique story. Some have participated in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, others have pursued dental or medical degrees and a handful have entered the world of business and economics. For Shannon Doyle, the journey has been one of new beginnings, cherished relationships and a game she’s known […]

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Seniors Mike Moran and Matt Lane hug before stepping off the ice after BU's loss to Denver. PHOTO BY JUDY COHEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Men’s hockey seniors leave behind legacy, team culture

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Four years ago, nine freshmen pulled scarlet and white jerseys over their heads for the first time as members of the Boston University men’s hockey team. They came from all over, with hometowns stretching from British Columbia to Northern Europe. In total, there were four from Massachusetts, two from British Columbia, one from Ontario, one from […]

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Senior Mike Moran scored in his final game with BU, a 7-2 loss against Denver in the NCAA Tournament. PHOTO BY JUDY COHEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mike Moran scores in final game at BU, reflects on career with Terriers

ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The last seconds of the game meant virtually nothing in the final decision for the Boston University men’s hockey team, but senior forward Mike Moran skated hard to the net to try and make something happen. Down by six goals with under 20 seconds to play, a goal, even two, would not get BU to the […]

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Denver blows out, eliminates BU men’s hockey from NCAA Tournament

Denver blows out, eliminates BU men’s hockey from NCAA Tournament

ST. PAUL, Minnesota — The 2015-16 season began as a year of promise for the Boston University men’s hockey team — a year of redemption, vengeance for a heartbreaking loss in the 2014-15 national title game. The goal this year was to make a return to the national championship game, and to win one more game than they did last […]

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Men’s hockey heads to NCAA Tournament West Regional for clash with Denver

An early exit from the Hockey East Tournament might not initially seem like the ideal recipe for success as the Boston University men’s hockey team readies for its NCAA Tournament opener against the University of Denver. But in hindsight, players and coaches alike said it gave BU (21-12-5) some time to reflect on what it did wrong during consecutive losses […]

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Aim Small, Miss Small: Breaking down BU’s shot tendencies

PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF  The Bright-Landry Center at Harvard University's athletic complex is cold. Cold in the way that leaves people thinking they can shed their winter coats, and cold in the way it makes them shrug back into them in the middle of the first period. For those unable to withstand the chill, zippers are pulled [...]
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Phelps returns to home state for men’s hockey NCAA Tournament matchup

When the Boston University men’s hockey team travels to St. Paul, Minnesota as the ninth overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, it will be the first trip to the state for the Terriers since postseason competition in 2012. But for one player, at least, things will be more familiar. Sophomore forward Chase Phelps grew up in nearby Edina, about 25 […]

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Doyle Somerby, a New York Islanders draft pick, has a plus-8 rating on the year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

20 Questions with BU hockey juniors Doyle Somerby and Robbie Baillargeon

1. What’s been your best memory so far this season? DS: I think obviously it’s kind of been a tough season with championships … but for me, coming to BU, a premier program, I really like playing against the other big programs that you grow up watching. So when we beat [the University of] Michigan 3-2 [on Nov. 20, 2015], […]

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