Thursday, March 07, 2013

Thursday Linkorama

Last night, senior defenseman Sean Escobedo was interviewed for a NESN a report on BU Hockey’s ongoing involvement with Autism Speaks. Both the men’s and women’s teams display  Autism Speaks logo patches on game jerseys and take part in numerous local activities including hosting autistic children at a BU women’s game. This past September, the Terriers kicked off a ninth year of partnership with Autism Speaks by volunteering at the Annual Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

Last year, BU Head Coach Jack Parker taped a public service announcement about the BU-Autism Speaks connection and urging participation in a local walk for Autism Speaks.

► Tomorrow night's game vs. Northeastern at Matthews Arena will air at 7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.

Episode #20 of Inside BU Hockey features Bernie Corbett’s interviews with Coach Jack Parker, freshman wing Matt Lane and Jacques Joubert, captain of BU’s 1995 national championship squad. A South Bend, Indiana, native, Joubert scored the game-winner in BU’s 6-2 title game victory over Maine--his 29th goal of the season--and finished his Terrier career with 131 points in 121 games.

Looking ahead
Earlier this week, THFB reported that 2013 recruit Doyle Somerby might be headed to the USHL now that his prep season at Kimball Union Academy is over. That is now confirmed by the Muskegon Lumberjacks who have added the left-shot defenseman to the roster for the balance of the season. The ‘Jacks have a three-game schedule this weekend including a Sunday matchup with the Omaha Lancers, led by fellow 2013 recruit Robbie Baillargeon.

Newest recruit Shane Starrett and the Select Hockey Academy U18s will be in Wayne, New Jersey, this weekend (Friday thru Sunday) for the USEHL playoffs.
● Game schedule
● Daily Free Press notebook

Looking back
Charlie Coyle’s second career goal was his first NHL game-winner in Sunday’s Minnesota Wild 4-2 win against Edmonton. Coyle added an assist for his first multiple-point game.

With Coyle and Eric Gryba making their NHL debuts in February, the number of ex-Terriers who have reached the NHL now totals 67.

Ryan Whitney scored his second goal of the season in Edmonton’s 4-3 loss to Columbus.

Women’s Team
Hockey East announced several of its season awards. Senior Jill Cardella received the Sportsmanship Award while freshman Sarah Lefort was a unanimous pick for the All-Rookie Team. Junior Shanon Doyle was runner-up for Best Defenseman
● Daily Free Press preview of Hockey East semifinal vs. Providence
● Daily Free Press report on Hockey East Awards

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