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Cast-away

Well, that seems about right.

After a season marred by inconsistent play and disappointing results, the No. 20 Boston University men’s hockey team saw that season end Friday night by the No. 19 University of Maine in a 5-2 final.

Bonino signs with the Ducks

Boston University junior forward Nick Bonino has signed with the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, according to the team’s website. He will forgo his final year of eligibility, a source close to the team told The Daily Free Press Sunday, adding that Bonino left for Anaheim on Saturday to complete the signing.

Unappetizing

“We weren’t ready to play.” “We weren’t hungry enough.” “We didn’t want it.”

Those were three of No. 20 Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker’s most-used phrases in postgame press conferences this season. On any given night, there was a chance the Terriers were going to come out totally flat and have their opponent skate circles around them for 10, 20, maybe even a full 60 minutes.

Someway, somehow

It hasn’t been a textbook run for the No. 20 Boston University men’s hockey team to the semifinals of the Hockey East Tournament.

Mercy me

While students were enjoying their spring break, the No. 8 Boston University women’s hockey team made an unpredictable postseason run all the way into the first round of the NCAA Tournament, where they lost to No. 1 Mercyhurst College, 4-1, on Saturday. The Terriers ended the 2009-10 season 17-9-12 overall and 10-6-5-3 in Hockey East, the fewest losses in program history.