The Boston University women’s hockey team remembers what happened last Feb. 12. The Terriers remember being tested, both physically and mentally, by Harvard University. They remember the 34 saves that then-junior goaltender Allyse Wilcox made that night. But they also remember the three shots that found the back of the net.
In its first game after being tabbed the No. 1 team in the country for the second time this season, Boston University found itself in a serious bind last night during opening-round action of the 57th Annual Beanpot Tournament at TD Banknorth Garden.
Despite playing its worst period of hockey so far this season in the first 20 minutes of Monday’s game, the Boston University men’s ice hockey team reeled off a pair of third-period goals to outlast Harvard University and its last-second bid at a game-tying goal.
The ‘face wash’ ‘-’- rubbing a sweaty, stinky glove hand in an opponent’s face ‘-’- is generally a sign of disrespect in hockey.
Tonight’s opening faceoff can’t come any sooner for John McCarthy. Memories of last Feb. 4 still haunt the senior co-captain of the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team, a group that has taken home every piece of hardware available to it this season.