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Doyle Somerby, a New York Islanders draft pick, has a plus-8 rating on the year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

20 Questions with BU hockey juniors Doyle Somerby and Robbie Baillargeon

1. What’s been your best memory so far this season? DS: I think obviously it’s kind of been a tough season with championships … but for me, coming to BU, a premier program, I really like playing against the other big programs that you grow up watching. So when we beat [the University of] Michigan 3-2 [on Nov. 20, 2015], […]

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Men’s hockey learns NCAA Tournament destination, West Regional awaits

A week of speculation and waiting is now over for the Boston University men’s hockey team, which now knows its postseason fate. To Minnesota it will go. For the second consecutive season, BU (21-12-5) will head to the NCAA Tournament, this time as the No. 3 seed in the West Regional in St. Paul, Minnesota to take on No. 2 […]

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"JFK" has emerged as a dependable first-line center for head coach David Quinn. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

O’Regan, McAvoy earn Hockey East awards

Senior assistant captain Danny O’Regan and senior captain Matt Grzelcyk of the Boston University men’s hockey team earned Hockey East First Team All-Star honors at the Hockey East annual awards banquet Thursday. So far in the 2015-16 season, O’Regan, the team’s leading scorer, has posted 43 points in 38 games, including 28 in 22 conference appearances. O’Regan was previously named […]

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Brian Durocher reflects on women’s hockey season, looks ahead

When the Boston University women’s hockey team arrived on campus for the 2015-16 school year, it had the chance to win five straight Hockey East championships and qualify for a seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament. With a senior-laden squad — the least of which included forwards Sarah Lefort, Kayla Tutino, Rebecca Russo and Dakota Woodworth — BU (23-14-2, 17-5-2 Hockey East) […]

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‘Hard to pinpoint one thing’ that went wrong as Terriers eliminated from Hockey East Tournament

LOWELL — When asked what he thought went wrong for the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team after its loss to the No. 11 University of Massachusetts Lowell on Saturday night, senior assistant captain Danny O’Regan struggled to pick out specifics. “I don’t know we, I don’t know, we just, I don’t know,” he said. “Nothing really went right […]

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BU fell at UMass Lowell Saturday night, ending hopes of a second consecutive Hockey East title. 
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No. 8 men’s hockey swept by Lowell, ousted from Hockey East Tournament

LOWELL — As the third period wound down of Game 2 of its quarterfinal series with No. 11 University of Massachusetts Lowell, it was clear the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team would not advance to the next round of the Hockey East Tournament. The River Hawks seemingly did everything right, while BU accomplished little in 60 minutes of a […]

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Sophomore defenseman Brandon Hickey was on the ice for BU during both of UMass Lowell's power-play goals. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Special teams ‘story of game’ in BU men’s hockey loss to Lowell

LOWELL — David Quinn, head coach of the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team, focused on one key area during his postgame press conference after his team fell to the No. 11 University of Massachusetts Lowell, 3-2, in the first game of the Hockey East Quarterfinals. “As is usually the case in playoff games, special teams is a huge […]

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No. 8 men’s hockey drops Game 1 of Hockey East Quarterfinals against No. 11 Lowell

LOWELL — If there’s going to be a Game 3, the No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team is “going to have to be very resilient” on Saturday night at the Tsongas Center, said head coach David Quinn, “that’s for sure.” While there were things to like about the Terriers’ (21-11-5) 3-2 loss to the No. 11 University of Massachusetts […]

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Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson broke out in a major way last Saturday, and BU will hope he keeps his hot streak going against Lowell. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Hockey East run continues for men’s hockey vs. UMass Lowell

The No. 8 Boston University men’s hockey team will travel to No. 11 University of Massachusetts Lowell for the Hockey East quarterfinals, with a best-of-three series beginning Friday at the Tsongas Center. BU (21-10-5) enters the series after sweeping the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the first round of the conference playoffs in a 2-1 overtime win on March 4 […]

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Sophomore Victoria Bach netted a goal in Saturday's win over Northeastern, but couldn't score against BC. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey loses Hockey East title game to BC

The Boston University women’s hockey team and Hockey East championship trophies have become synonymous over the years, but 2016’s version wasn’t meant to be. Slated against No. 1 Boston College (38-0, 24-0 Hockey East) Sunday afternoon at Merrimack College’s Lawler Rink, the Terriers (23-14-2, 17-5-2 Hockey East) fell 5-0, coming three periods away from furthering their name in the annals […]

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