Monday, December 05, 2011

Pair of Terriers named to final U.S. Junior National Team camp

Sophomores Charlie Coyle and Adam Clendening were named to USA Hockey’s 29-man roster for the Junior National Team training camp beginning Dec. 17. The final roster for this year’s World Junior Championships in Calgary and Edmonton will have 22 names. Coyle (photo) was a standout last winter for the U.S. team that earned the WJC bronze medal.

The 8-5-1 Terriers continue to move up in the national polls, advancing to #11 in the USCHO rankings and 12th in the USA Today poll.

Coyle and Corey Trivino earned spots on the Hockey East weekly list of top performers. Trivino, a senior center, has scored in seven of his past eight games and his ten goals already are a career best. Yasin Cisse and Cason Hohmann with their first career goals and Alexx Privitera with his first career point--all coming in the 5-3 win over BC on Fridya--made the milestones list.

BU's now-ended five-game winning streak was the team's longest since it won its final seven games during its 2009 NCAA championship run

● CHN’s Hockey East blog looks at Yasin Cisse’s growing impact on the Terriers' fortunes and his significant upside potential.
● Daily Free Press weekend recap and Millan feature
● Hockey East has begun ticket sales for the conference tournament semifinals and finals on March 16 & 17 at TD Bank Garden in Boston.

Looking back
We recently reported Carl Corazzini’s appointment as head coach at Weston High School. The Boston Globe talked with the former Terrier captain about his college and pro playing career and the decision to move behind the bench.

Women’s team
The Terriers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win against Providence College on Sunday at Walter Brown Arena. Trailing the Friars, 1-0, in the third period, BU tied the score on freshman Kayla Tutino’s 10th of the season. Then, with less than two minutes left in regulations, junior Jill Cardella tip home a Kasey Boucher slapper for the game-winner. Kerrin Sperry stopped 25 shots.
● recap and comprehensive box score
● Video highlights
● Coach Brian Durocher’s post-game comments

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