Wednesday, June 27, 2012
More coverage of Terrier recruits related to the NHL entry draft
Wes Myron (photo)
● Canada.com feature
●CTV video feature
●CHEK video feature
● Recap of Penguins draft pick
● The Bruins third-round choice will be at Bruins development camp beginning Thursday, along with Terrier senior Justin Courtnall.
● Salem News feature
● St.Louis Gametime.com feature
● Thehockeywriters.com profile
● Salem News feature
● Somerby is participating in Islanders development camp, where the Blue and White scrimmage will be streamed on Islanders.com on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Two current Terriers, senior Sean Escobedo--a Long Island native--and junior Patrick MacGregor also are in the Isles camp.
►Incoming recruit Matthew Lane wasn’t drafted, but garnered an invitation to Montreal Canadians’ development camp.
● Lane video
Anaheim has sent a qualifying offer to center Nick Bonino to retain negotiating rights to the pending restricted free agent. Bonino has until July 15 to accept the offer but can't do so before July 1.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Incoming freshman goalie Sean Maguire, drafted in the fourth round by Pittsburgh
Sixty-eight current or recruited college hockey players—including 20 with Hockey East connections— were selected in the 2012 NHL. Eight of those picks are BU recruits.
● Hockey East draft picks
● Boston Hockey blog draft recap
WTBU Sports turned its Twitter account over to Doyle Somerby for day 2 of the draft. You can read his tweets as he awaited his selection and noted those of future teammates and other hockey friends.
● NEHJ wrap-up of New Englanders drafted
● Somerby interview on Islanders.com (click on Somerby)
● The Province.com feature on Maguire (photo)
● Reel Scouting report/video on Baillargeon (#93)
● USHL video highlights-Baillargeon
● Senators.com feature-Baillargeon
● Sharks.com interview-O’Regan (and Tim Burke)
● Wes Myron living his Canucks dream
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Eight BU recruits were selected on day two of the NHL draft, led by Sam Kurker, picked
56th overall and third round selection Matt Grzelcyk (photo), taken by his hometown Bruins. CSNNE.com's Joe Haggerty notes that Grzelcyk's Dad has been a member of the Bull Gang at Boston's TD Garden (and previously at Boston Garden) for 40 years.
● Sam Kurker -2nd round-St. Louis
● Matt Grzelcyk 3rd round- Boston
● Sean Maguire 4th round-Pittsburgh
● Doyle Somerby 5th round-New York Islanders
● Robbie Baillargeon 5th round-Ottawa
● Danny O’Regan 5th round-San Jose
● Wes Myron 6th round -Vancouver
● Brendan Collier-7th round-Carolina
Of the eight, five--Kurker, Grzelcyk, Maguire, O'Regan and Myron--are 2012 recruits. Somerby, Baillargeon and Collier will arrive in 2013.
Check back for more coverage.