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No. 9 BU beats Northeastern in Beanpot semifinal, advances to tournament championship

Unlike last year, no overtime was needed this time. The No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team scored twice in the first period and once in the third, skating to a 3-1 victory over Northeastern University in the semifinal round of the Beanpot Tournament. With the victory, BU (15-7-4, 8-4-3 Hockey East) has claimed a spot in the championship game […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior Matt Grzelcyk scored the game-winner against Northeastern last year. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU men’s hockey seniors reflect on Beanpot memories

Now a senior on the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team, forward Mike Moran has grown familiar with the Beanpot Tournament. Not only has he played in the tournament for three years now, but he has also attended the games for nearly his entire life. His uncles, Mark and Mike Bavis, played at BU, and those games hold a […]

by Sarah Kirkpatrick· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior Kayla Tutino got back in the point column Saturday afternoon. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s hockey tops Merrimack in final game before Beanpot Tournament

With the 38th Beanpot Tournament beginning Tuesday, the Boston University women’s hockey team made sure it took care of business first when Merrimack College visited Saturday afternoon. That’s just what the Terriers (17-9-2, 14-4-2 Hockey East) did against the Warriors (4-23-1, 2-15-1 Hockey East), as they earned a 6-2 victory through the efforts of several key players. “It’s good to […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Sophomore Victoria Bach now has seven points in her last three games. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

With Beanpot looming, women’s hockey continues hot streak

Brian Durocher, the head coach of the Boston University women’s hockey team, often preaches how it’s essential to respect one’s opponent and not look too far down the road. That’s exactly what BU (17-9-2, 14-4-2 Hockey East) did in Saturday’s 6-2 win over Merrimack College, but a far grander occasion still weighed on the minds of players and coaches alike, […]

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Senior Matt Lane's 24 points is the third most on BU. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP FILE PHOTO

Men’s hockey to start Beanpot title defense vs. Northeastern

After a five-year Beanpot Tournament trophy drought, the Boston University men’s hockey team could finally rejoice last year. It took six periods and 23:09 of overtime to lift the historic Beanpot trophy, and No. 9 BU head coach David Quinn said he’d prefer to have an easier route this go-around at TD Garden. “I hope none of them go to […]

by Andrew Battifarano· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
Senior Sean Maguire recored 27 saves but did not earn the win against Merrimack on Friday. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Despite peculiar result, Maguire lifts men’s hockey in win over Merrimack

If you tuned in late to the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team’s game against Merrimack College on Friday night at Agganis Arena, you might have missed the part where senior goaltender Sean Maguire left the game for about six minutes in the first period. So if you happened to look at the box score after the game, you […]

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PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

No. 9 men’s hockey shuts out Merrimack

The No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team earned a win over Merrimack College on Friday night at Agganis Arena. The Terriers (14-7-4, 8-4-3 Hockey East) defeated the Warriors (7-14-5, 2-8-5 Hockey East), to whom they had lost back on Oct. 30, and shut them out 4-0 in BU’s only game of the weekend before the Beanpot Tournament begins Monday. […]

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Jordan Greenway and Matt Lane are both riding hot streaks ahead of this Friday's Merrimack encounter. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DFP STAFF

Merrimack awaits men’s hockey before Beanpot commences

With the Beanpot Tournament set to begin Monday, the No. 9 Boston University men’s hockey team finds itself in an interesting situation. For one of the few times this year, BU (13-7-4, 7-4-3 Hockey East) will have a one-game weekend consisting of a Friday night home Hockey East matchup against Merrimack College. A game-less Saturday will give the Terriers extra […]

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Junior Samantha Sutherland has 16 points on the year from six goals and 10 assists. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Final Merrimack contest awaits women’s hockey ahead of Beanpot

Before the Beanpot Tournament commences Tuesday, the Boston University women’s hockey team will welcome Merrimack College to campus Saturday afternoon. BU (16-9-2, 13-4-2 Hockey East) is currently riding a two-game winning streak after defeating Providence College this past weekend in a home-and-home series. Sophomore forward Rebecca Leslie was instrumental throughout the two games, tallying a total of five points through […]

by Ranya Mufti· · 0 comments · Ice Hockey, Sports
PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

The rundown: Hockey East power rankings

The Boston Hockey Blog team has assessed its own ranking for the Hockey East. Click on the plus signs next to the school names to read the BHB’s justification for each ranking.

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