Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Game Day: BU vs. Merrimack
Terriers take on Merrimack tonight at Agganis Arena in make-up game for the contest originally scheduled for Feb. 8. Puck drop is at 7 p.m.
Merrimack, currently tied with BC for first place in Hockey East, lost two earlier games with BU, 3-1 at Agganis and 4-1 in North Andover. The Warriors are led by junior Mike Collins, who has a 15-20-35 scoring line and is the top scorer in Hockey East games. Sam Marotta is ranked #2 among Hockey East goalies with a 2.01 GAA.
Freshman Matt O’Connor is expected to be in goal for the Terriers, who fell to #19 in the USCHO rankings. Check back for further details.
● Daily Free Press preview
● Boston Hockey Blog live in-game blog
● WTBU Sports preview
● College Hockey News Tale of the Tape
Senior Jennelle Kohanchuk earned Player of the Week honors and freshman Sarah Lefort was named Rookie of the Week by Hockey East. Kohanchuk scored nine points (5g,4a) in BU’s two games against UConn, while Lefort tallied four goals—including Sunday’s game-winner—and a pair of assists.
Completing a hattrick of conference honors, the #4-ranked Terriers were named Team of the Week after sweeping the Huskies to clinch the regular-season Hockey East title.