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Head coach David Quinn doesn't want the hype settling into his team's locker room. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey dubbed Hockey East’s team to beat, coaches and players stress patience

The offseason at Agganis Arena has largely been defined by dreams of what could be, and the hype train received an extra push Tuesday afternoon at TD Garden. Hockey East announced the No. 4 Boston University men’s hockey team earned the top spot in its preseason poll, offering a league-wide recognition of the squad head coach David Quinn has assembled. […]

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Sophomore forward Sammy Davis had an impact over the weekend. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Inexperience doesn’t show in women’s hockey first weekend

The Boston University women’s hockey team graduated eight seniors last year, five of whom were forwards. Especially after breaking the four-year streak of winning Hockey East last season, there was some uncertainty of what this season would bring. But after defeating the Whitby Junior Wolves 6-0 on Saturday in an exhibition game and topping Providence College 5-2 in the first […]

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Senior forward Maddie Elia figures to be a key contributor for the Terriers this season. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey tops Whitby in exhibition, Providence in season opener

The Boston University’s women’s hockey season officially began this past weekend after games against the Whitby Junior Wolves and Providence College. Following a solid 2015-16 season, the Terriers (1-0, 1-0 Hockey East) started the year off with a strong 6-0 exhibition victory over the Wolves on Saturday and a 5-2 defeat of the Friars (0-1, 0-1 Hockey East) on Sunday […]

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Senior forward Alexis Crossley looks for success on the rink and on the bike this year. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/ DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey senior Alexis Crossley to bike cross-country this summer

With the official start of the 2016-17 Boston University women’s hockey season this weekend, training has begun for senior defenseman Alexis Crossley, though in a bit of a different fashion. The Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia native is set to participate in the Trans Am Bike Race next June. The race, starting on June 3, 2017, will stretch from Astoria, Oregon […]

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Sophomore forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson should be a force for BU hockey in the coming season. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

An Overview of BU Athletics: Everything you need to know

Throughout the 2015-16 season, Boston University athletics enjoyed another year as one of the premier Division I programs in the country. Highlighted by a number of Patriot League championships and NCAA tournament appearances, Terriers excelled on the field, ice and court last season. Looking ahead to this year and beyond, BU sports is poised to compete at a high level […]

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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