Sunday, February 11, 2007


For the first time, the Terrier Hockey Fan Blog offers a an article about a fan, perhaps the most recognized BU fans in recent years, Brian Sive, a/k/a Sasquatch. His story is featured in the Boston Globe...The Herald looks beyond Jack Parker’s on-ice coaching achievements to assess his ability to handle crises involving severe injuries to players, focusing on the assault on three Terrier seniors in December...The Globe’s Jim McCabe examined the decreasing number of goals scored in college hockey games, with Coach Parker and former Terrier 30-goal scorers David Silk and Terry Meagher quoted. Parker has gone on the record before advocating that the size of the goal be increased. That opinion was seconded recently on by veteran writer E.M. Swift, co-author of Travis Roy’s “Eleven Seconds” and a former collegiate goalie at Princeton...In the just completed Five Nations Tournament in the Czech Republic (See “Looking Ahead—Captain Clutch,” below), there was a new face on the Team U.S.A. roster. Vinny Saponari, a winger from Georgia, was called up from the U17s. Saponari who is squarely on the radar of BU recruiters was the subject of this weeks USA Hockey NTDP feature...With Ryan Whitney, Brooks Orpik, Rob Scuderi, Dominic Wilson and Noah Welch on its roster, the Pittsburgh Penguins boast the most former Beanpot participants of any NHL team, but it was young superstar Sidney Crosby who was the focus in an story on the Beanpot.

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