Saturday, December 11, 2010

Game Day—Terriers vs. Engineers in Troy

BU completes its first semester schedule traveling to Troy, N.Y. for an afternoon contest against 15th ranked Rensselaer (8-4-3). The Engineers have won four of their last five games, most recently a 6-2 win over Brown. The 3:30 p.m. start, which will air live on NHL Network and Time-Warner cable, is the 65th meeting since the series began in 1953 with BU holding a 33-28-3 edge. In 27 previous games at Houston Field House, BU has a 13-12-2 record.

RPI’s top scorer is Chase Polocek with 20 points. Goalie Allen York ranks seventh nationally with a 1.90 GAA.

Grant Rollheiser gets the start in goal for BU, who may be without forward Ross Gaudet. If he’s unable to play, Kevin Gilroy will be in the linup. Freshman Sahir Gill enters the game on an eight-game scoring streak.

Terriers assistant coach Buddy Powers will be returning to Houston Field House where he coached RPI from 1989-94.

• preview
• The Boston Hockey Blog preview and live in-game blog
• Troy Record preview

Looking ahead
2013 recruit Adam Erne’s power play goal late in the third period was the game winner for Indiana, which edged Chicago 3-2.

2012 recruit Robert Polesello scored a goal and an assist in Vaughan’s 6-3 loss to Villanova in OJHL action. It was Polesello’s 11th goal in 16 games.

Women's team
Led by a goal and two assists by Jenn Wakefield and a pair of goals from Marie-Philip Poulin, the Terriers beat Harvard, 5-3, at Bright Hockey Center. Jillian Kirchner and Jill Cardella also scored for 4/5-ranked BU which finishes the semester with a 14-2-3 mark. Both Wakefield and Poulin now have scored 15 goals for the Terriers who have outscored their opponents, 67-32.

• recap and box score

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