Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Freshman Alex Chiasson, who scored a goal and two assists in BU's two-game sweep of Northeastern, earned his second Hockey East Rookie-of-the-Week. The freshman from Quebec had also earned rookie honors during the season's first week for a two-goal game against UMass.

Coach Jack Parker and the coaches of the other seven Hockey East coaches whose teams are in the playoffs participated in a media conference call today. Parker stated that Saturday's 4-3 win over Northeastern was the Terrier's "best game of the year" and that defensemen Colby Cohen and Kevin Shattenkirk, reunited on the blueline, had a strong weekend.
Parker comments: PDF, audio

Friday's quarterfinal game against Merrimack will air on NESN, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday's game at 7 p.m. (and Sunday's third game, if necessary) is available online through B2B Networks. Single games Webcasts are available for $8. Details.

Looking ahead
2010 recruit Charlie Coyle is a finalist for three EJHL post-season awards: Rookie of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player. The South Shore Kings’ forward recorded a 21-42-63 line in 42 games this season. He also joined the NTDP U18s for four games in an international tournament.

The Kings will meet the Jersey Hitmen in the EJHL tournament semifinals on Friday evening at Holy Cross.

Looking back
Colin Wilson's fourth goal of the season was the game-winner in Nashville's 2-1 victory over Atlanta. It was Wilson's second game-winning goal of the year.


LSI said...

I wish someone had asked Jackie P about the inconsistency in dropping the two Vermont games after having such a good run in the second half of the season. Over at the DFP blog, they highlight this point, and the problem is that the Vermont games just happened 2 weeks ago -- it's not like we're talking about something that occurred in November.

The last observation about the goalkeepers was interesting: Rollie played both of the games we won at home against Merrimack and Kieran played the away game that we lost. Now a million different circumstances could have contributed to both the wins and the loss, so it's not as easy a decision as that superficial stat, but it will be interesting to see who JP et al. puts in net.

Unknown said...

you're right, as long ago as that vermont sweep seems, it was only two weeks. let's face it, this is an inconsistent team. probably won't see rollie much the rest of the year. parker won't mess with two goalies in the playoffs

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