Friday, February 08, 2013

Nemo 1 Hockey 0

Nemo, the Nor’easter—and latest “storm of the century”—that is battering the Northeast and New England states, has knocked out most, if not all scheduled sports including both the Men’s and Women’s hockey games scheduled for tonight and tomorrow. The men’s team’s home game against Merrimack will be played on Tuesday, Feb. 26, while the women’s home game against New Hampshire has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Episode 16 of Inside BU Hockey features Bernie Corbett’s interviews with Coach Jack Parker, junior defenseman Patrick MacGregor and Peter Marshall, co-captain of the 1985-86 squad that won BU’s first Hockey East tournament championship.

► The Boston Hockey Blog reports that Wes Myron, who left the team last week to pursue professional opportunities, has signed on with the ECHL Kalamazoo Wings.

Looking Back
Today’s looking back centers on centers….the top three centers on BU’s 2008-09 championship team. In case you missed it, Nick Bonino scored his first NHL hattrick last Saturday night leading Anaheim to a 7-4 win against Lost Angeles.  So here are some Bonino-centric videos and an article:

● Video: Roommates
● Article: SB Nation feature on Bonino
● Video: The D.C. Miracle  

Colin Wilson scored a pair of goals to lead Nashville past Los Angeles, 3-0.  The 2009 Hobey Baker finalist’s first goal was assisted by Brandon Yip.  Recap and video.

Corey Trivino’s seventh goal of the season proved the game-winner, lifting the Florida Everblades past Orlando, 3-1.Trivino, who also assisted on an insurance goal, has a 7-12-19 line in 38 games.

BU top defensive pair on that title team, Hobey Baker Award winner Matt Gilroy and Brian Strait, manned opposing bluelines in an NHL game for the first time with Gilroy’s Rangers thumping the Islanders, 4-1.

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