Thursday, February 04, 2010

Whitney joins US Olympic Team

Former BU blueliner Ryan Whitney, now skating for Anaheim, was added to the U.S Olympic team roster as an injury replacement. A former Penguins first round draft choice, Whitney represented Team USA in the 2002 and 2003 World Junior Championships.

NESN's Stephanie Wood offers her take on the 10 top Beanpot Memories, which included Tony Amonte's hattrick in a 5:24 span in 1991.

Before Monday's Beanpot Championship game, the Terriers take on Lowell at Tsongas Arena.

The Boston Hockey Blog's Jake Seiner previews Friday's key conference matchup while WTBU examines Kieran Millan's rebound from a below par first semester. ESPN Boston notices that BU's defense has been allowing fewer grade A shots at Millan.

Looking back
In Ball Four, Jim Bouton explained his reluctance to leave the game, even when he was no longer an effective pitcher: ""You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time." Former Terrier goalie Jason Tapp would understand the sentiment. After concluding a long minor-league career in a variety of leagues, Tapper is staying in the game as a volunteer goalie coach for Union College.

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