Auditions for the role of starting goaltender came to an end last Thursday, when Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker officially tabbed freshman Kieran Millan as his No. 1 netminder over classmate Grant Rollheiser. If this weekend was any indication, don’t expect any regrets about that decision anytime soon.
That tingly, nauseous feeling that’s come over you isn’t by accident, and the symptoms aren’t exclusively yours. The ailments belong to anyone who follows the Boston University men’s basketball team and are attributable to motion sickness, because after a timid 14-point loss to the University of Vermont on Wednesday, the Terriers regrouped and demolished Binghamton University Saturday at the Events Center, 81-64.
Seniors Matt Gilroy and Chris Higgins will not play in Saturday’s showdown against No. 12 Boston College at Agganis Arena after being injured in the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team’s 4-1 victory over Merrimack College Friday night at Lawler Arena.
With its first hiccup of 2009 in the books ‘-’- a 4-2 dropped contest to Providence College Tuesday night ‘-’- the No. 2 Boston University men’s hockey team will look to get back on track tonight against Merrimack College in North Andover before welcoming No. 12 Boston College back to Agganis Arena Saturday night.
After a winter break schedule in which the Boston University women’s ice hockey team went 1-2-1, resulting in the team’s first absence from the national rankings since Oct. 20, the Terriers will look to right the course with a pair of road tilts against Hockey East foe the University of Maine tomorrow and Sunday.