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.
With two weekend road wins under its belt, the No. 5 Boston University women’s hockey team seems to have forgotten how to lose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After posting back-to-back 7-2 routs of the University of Michigan and the University of Vermont, the No. 3 Boston University men’s hockey team proved not only that it can win on the road, but that it can win coming from behind.
It’s not often that a player is presented with an opportunity to redeem himself during the course of a game.
The Boston University men’s hockey team made it through a treacherous October schedule with ease, cruising to wins over four ranked opponents and avoiding the dismal start that plagued the team last season.
After a full month of play, the No. 7 Boston University women’s hockey team still hasn’t lost in conference play.