Monday, November 04, 2013
Rankings and honors
Sophomore Danny O’Regan earned Hockey East’s co-player of the week recognition for his two-goal effort that help lift BU past Providence Friday night. He added an assist the next night. Terriers making the weekly top performers list: Robbie Baillargeon, Matt O’Connor, and Ahti Oksanen, who, with a goal and an assist against the Friars, remains the top-scoring Divison 1 defenseman with nine points.
BU moved a notch in the USCHO poll from 18 to 17. Next up is a home contest with #8 BC.
● Boston Hockey Blog: Pluses and Minuses
● Daily Free Press: David Quinn’s Rhode Island reunion
2014 recruits Jack Eichel and Johnathan MacLeod are headed to Finland with the NTDP U18s for the Four Nations’ Tournament. Team USA takes on the hosts on Wednesday in the tournament opener.
The U17s, with 2015 recruit Charlie McAvoy, also are headed across the pond and will play in a Four Nations’ Tournament in Slovakia, beginning with an exhibition game against the hosts on Wednesday.
BU's trio of wins against, Northestern, New Hampshire and Vermont brought BU a bundle of recognition. Hockey East named BU its team of the week, while captain Louis Warren (5 goals,1 assist) earned co-player of the week honors. Kerrin Sperry, followed her October Goalie of the Month selection by picking up goalie of the week recognition (0.98 GAA, 965 save %). Top performers were Sarah Lefort, Kayla Tutino and Maddie Elia.
Sperry’s .954 save % is second best in Division 1, while Warren is tied for fourth in goals per game (0.88).
The 6-1-1 Terriers moved back into the USCHO poll’s top ten, with a #10 ranking.