Friday, October 22, 2010

Gameday—Rematch with UMass—UPDATED

The Terriers are on the road today for their second consecutive game against Don Cahoon’s Minutemen. The game will be the 50th Hockey East game between BU and UMass with the Terriers holding a 37-8-4 edge. The 7 p.m. start will air on NESN. BU, looking for its first conference win, is likely to see freshman Jeff Teglia again in the UMass net.

The Daily Free Press previews tonight’s game reporting that there will be some new defense pairings. Kieran Millan gets the start in goal.

Tonight's Terrier lineup

Connolly Coyle Pereira
Nieto Trivino Chiasson
Gill Megan Santana
Glass Gaudet Gilroy

Warsofsky Nicastro
Noonan Clendening
Escobedo Ruikka

Millan has game notes and links to gametracker and the radio Webcast on WWZN.

Scott McLaughlin and the Boston Hockey Blog crew will be live-blogging tonight from the Mullins Center in Amherst.

Scarlet Daily feature on co-captain Joe Pereira (photo) .

HockeyEastOnline previews this week’s games involving conference teams while USCHO’s Hockey East blog makes its picks for those games.

The Boston Globe Hockey East Notebook.

With four members of the Class of 2011 having made early departures to the professional ranks, Periera and backup goalie Adam Krause, the two remaning seniors, talk about their leadership roles and what they’ve learned from previous years' upperclassmen.

Canada’s popular Pipeline Show has a blogpost on the Top 5 Canadian freshman in NCAA Hockey and Sahir Gill is on the list along with his former Vernon Viper linemates, Connor Jones and Kellen Jones, playing for Quinnipiac.

Thursday’s edition of BU All Access with Brian Maurer and Bernie Corbett featured an interview with junior forward Corey Trivino. (about 20 min. into the show).

Inside College Hockey’s latest power rankings have the Terriers at #9.

Looking back
Former Terrier co-captain John McCarthy picked up his first career NHL point last night, a first-period assist in San Jose’s 4-2 win against Colorado. McCarthy was facing his one-time BU linemate Brandon Yip of the Avs.

The Denver Post reports on Yip’s return to the Avs lineup and the call-up of David Van der Gulik, who talks about the encouragement he received from Colorado coach Joe Sacco, when initially sent to Lake Erie

Rick DiPietro stopped 28 of 30 shots in the Islanders’ 3-2 overtime win against Tampa Bay.

The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that Nick Bonino of the Syracuse Crunch continues to stand out both on and off the ice.

Looking ahead
News stories about the influx of Californians into college hockey invariably mention players having started out playing roller hockey. Case in point is freshman Matt Nieto from Long Beach. But the phenomenon isn’t limited to the West Coast. 2011 recruit Alexx Privitera, from Old Tappen, N.J., also started out on wheels and eventually won a gold medal at the North American Roller Hockey Championships. Details on his transition to ice and strong start with USHL/Muskegon from the Lumbjacks’ Web site.

Women: North Country teams pay a visit to WBA
The fifth ranked BU Women’s team hosts St. Lawrence and Clarkson for a pair of non-conference games on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. Coach Brian Durocher previews the games in a video interview. has links to game notes, gametrackers, radio Webcasts and video Webcasts on All-Access.

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