Thursday, May 12, 2011


● Former Terrier teammates Bryan Miller and Brian McGuirk are on opposite sides for the ECHL Kelly Cup championship finals. Defenseman Miller, a 2005 Hockey East all star, is in his fourth season with the Alaska Aces and scored a career best 41 points (8-33). McGuirk was a captain of the 2007-08 Terriers and scored the overtime game-winner in the 2007 Beanpot championship game. He scored nine points for Kalamazoo this past season. has ranked rising junior Alex Chiasson as the Dallas Stars #3 prospect overall and #1 in the college ranks. ESPN Dallas profiled the power forward, who led the Terriers in scoring this past season with 34 points and was ninth in conference scoring.

● Former captain Kevin Shattenkirk has spent the past few weeks in Slovakia playing for Team USA in the IIHF World Championships. The St. Louis Blues' defenseman registered a goal and two assists in seven games for the U.S. squad that bowed out in the quarterfinals, losing to the Czech Republic. Shattenkirk was the NHL's top-scoring rookie blueliner with 43 points in 72 games.

The Boston Hockey Blog reports that former Terriers Chris Higgins and Joe Pereira have signed to play for Tingsryds AIF in Sweden next season. Higgins, who scored 133 points in his BU career, played in Italy and for the ECHL Las Vegas Wranglers last season. Pereira was the Terriers' co-captain and led BU with 15 goals this past season. Both were members of the 2009 national championshp team.

● 2011 recruit Cason Hohmann's final USHL season is over as Cedar Rapids was eliminated in the Eastern Conference final of the Clark Cup playoffs by Green Bay. The forward from Plymouth, Michigan, had a 22-33-55 scoring line in 55 regular season games and was tied for team best with a +19. He led the Roughriders in playoff scoring with eight points.

● Hohmann's Roughriders teammate and 2014 recruit Anthony DeAngelo was drafted in the second round of the OHL draft by Sarnia. De Angelo, who was the youngest skater ever in USHL history, beginning last season at 14 and scored 15 points in 28 games, missed the final month of the season and the playoffs due to a fractured kneecap. The defenseman from New Jersey told a local newspaper his current plan is to return to the Roughriders next season.

Women's team
● Defenseman Shannon Stoneburgh, a 17 point scorer for the Toronto Aeros of the Provincial Women's Hockey League, has committed to BU for 2011.

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