Saturday, April 10, 2010

Cohen earns first team All-American honors

Colby Cohen, who signed a pro contract with the Colorado Avalanche last week, has been named to the ACHA's Reebok Divison One All-American Team. Cohen, who also was a first-team Hockey East All-Star, finished the season with 30 points and was second on the team in goal-scoring with 14. BU now has had at least one first team All-American in each of the past five seasons. Cohen is the fourth Terrier first-team All-American in the decade, joining Matt Gilroy, Dan Spang and Freddy Meyer. For a full list of Terrier All-Americans, click here and scroll to page 116.

Looking ahead
Thursday was a good day for Terriers' 2010 recruit Charlie Coyle.

During the second intermission of the Boston-Buffalo game at TD Garden, Coyle was named the 2010 male recipient of The John Carlton Memorial Award, which is named for the late Bruins scout and administrator who passed away in 1982. The award is given annually by the Boston Bruins to an outstanding male and female student-athlete in an Eastern Massachusetts High School or Junior hockey who combine exceptional hockey skills with academic excellence. Coyle received his award from former Bruins standout and Vice President Cam Neely.

From the Bruins' game notes:

Charlie Coyle is currently a forward for the South Shore Kings in the Eastern Junior Hockey League and a senior at Weymouth High School. Charlie was named the Eastern Junior Hockey League's Rookie of the Year, finishing fifth in league scoring with 21 goals, 42 assists and 63 points in 42 games under the guidance of Coach Scott Harlow. Charlie has played for USA Hockey’s Under-18
team in Slovakia and at the Four Nations tournament in Finland. He is also an outstanding student at Weymouth High School, and will be attending Boston University next year.

NHL Central Scouting announced its final rankings for the 2010 draft and Coyle was ranked #24 among North American skaters. 2011 recruit Yasin Cissé, who missed much of his USHL season with an ankle injury, was #107.

Looking back--So long, Keith
Former Terrier wing Keith Tkachuk wrapped up his pro career last night in the Blues' 6-3 win against the Ducks, registering two assist and earning first-star honors. (Video) Tkachuk, who was honored in a ceremony following the game, finished with 538 goals and 527 assists in 1201 games. He is one of only four players to accumulate 1000 points and 2000 penalty minutes in an NHL career. has compiled a highlight video with memorable goals in his long career

Chris Drury's 14th goal helped the Rangers keep their playoff hopes alive in a 4-3 win against Philadelphia.

Eric Gryba scored his first professional goal last night in the Binghamton Senator's 6-5 win again Adirondeck.

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