Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Terriers announce 35-game schedule for 2012-13
BU’s 2012-13 schedule, highlighted by 18 home dates, a two-game visit to North Dakota and a trip to Denver for the annual Hall of Fame game, was announced today. Terriers will play 35 regular season games; the HOF game is exempted from the NCAA’s 34-game limit.
In the final season before Hockey East expands to add Notre Dame, BU will again play 27 conference games. The rest of the out-of-conference schedule includes home games against St. Lawrence, RPI and Harvard, and the annual Beanpot Tournament with the Terriers matching up against Northeastern in the first round.
Following an exhibition game against the University of Toronto on Oct. 7, BU begins regular-season play by hosting Providence College on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Following his selection by Ottawa in the recent NHL draft, 2013 recruit Robbie Baillargeon was interviewed by a local Connecticut publication, along with his coach at Cushing Academy, where he starred before playing in the USHL last season.
WickedLocal North of Boston conducted a Q&A interview with 2013 recruit Doyle Somerby, who recently participated in Islanders development, after New York selected him in the NHL entry drat.
2014 recruits Jack Eichel and Jonathan MacLeod are participating in the USA Hockey Select 16 camp, now underway in Rochester, N.Y. Eichel scored a goal an assist for “Columbia” in his first game, while MacLeod tallied an assist “Orange.” Last, summer, Eichel led all scorers at the Select 15 camp with 14 points in five games. Both prospects recently completed NTDP orientation in Ann Arbor and have committed to playing for the U17s next season.
USCHO’s message board invites fans to votes for their favorite team’s “Mt Rushmore”—the four leading achiever in the program’s history. The BU poll is here. To vote you need to register for USCHO, but it’s free and simple. We’ll report the results when the polling ends on July 31.
Anaheim’s Nick Bonino, a restricted free agent, has filed for arbitration.
Luke Popko, who skated for Bloomington in the Central Hockey League last season, goes across the pond to play for HC GKS Katowice in Poland.
Adam Clendening, who signed a contract with the Blackhawks, looked to the future at Chicago’s prospect development camp.