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BU strikes gold with newfound K-Line

Kearns. Kirchner. Kohanchuk. Slowly, quietly, these three names have worked their way to the top of statistical columns at the same time the No. 4 Boston University women’s hockey team has climbed the national rankings.

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Sweep surrender: Shoddy defense costs Icedogs

Two weeks ago, the Boston University men’s hockey team sat atop the college hockey world ‘-‘- literally. The Terriers had ascended to the No. 1 spot in the national rankings after a blistering 6-1-0 start, vanquishing brand name opponents with shocking ease to spark talk of the program’s first national title in more than a decade.

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Over-reliance on talent spells doom

After Friday’s 4-3 loss to the No. 15 University of Vermont, BU coach Jack Parker said the catalyst for his team’s third Hockey East loss was a lack of effort.

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Icedogs look to avoid complacency vs. VT

The last time the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team met the No. 15 University of Vermont, the Terriers blew through Burlington, Vt., by downing the Catamounts in a 7-2 rout to open its November schedule.

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W. hockey set for showdown

The No. 5 Boston University women’s hockey team is riding a nine-game unbeaten streak into its matchup tomorrow at Boston College. This is the first time the teams have met as ranked opponents.

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Two for the show

With two weekend road wins under its belt, the No. 5 Boston University women’s hockey team seems to have forgotten how to lose.

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Millan, BU salvage weekend with win

A steady stream of victories over the top tier of college hockey put the Boston University men’s hockey team atop the national polls for the first time since 2006 heading into this weekend. One embarrassing loss against the No. 20 University of Massachusetts-Amherst will keep them from maintaining the No. 1 ranking.

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Recommitment to defense pays dividends

Even with the Boston University offense lighting the lamp at a higher rate than anyone in Hockey East, it’s becoming clear that the team’s success begins at the blue line.

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No. 1 Icedogs meet pair of ranked foes

With the No. 20 University of Massachusetts-Amherst (4-2-1, 2-1-1 Hockey East) and No. 7 Northeastern University (6-1-2, 4-1-1) on tap this weekend for the No. 1 Boston University men’s hockey team (6-1-0, 3-1-0), the Terriers will have to weather two drastically different styles of play to preserve their top ranking.

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W. hockey puts unbeaten streak on line

Coming off a two-week break from competition, the No. 7 Boston University women’s hockey team will look to continue its recent hot stretch and build off a program-record seven-game unbeaten streak on the road against Princeton University and Quinnipiac University tonight and tomorrow, respectively.

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