Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Terrier freshman Jack Eichel was named captain of Team USA for the upcoming World Junior Championships. Denver’s Will Butcher and Yale’s John Hayden will wear the A. 
● SBN report
● NBC Sports Network report

Team USA plays its final pre-tourney exhibition tonight against Sweden in Kingston, Ontario. After sitting out Sunday’s exhibition against Germany, Eichel will center the top line with Alex Tuch and Jeremy Bracco. Puck drops at 7 p.m. ET. The game will be streamed on FASTHockey.com
● USA Hockey: Game Day
● SB Nation: preview and lineup
● McKeen’s Hockey: WJC preview
● Defending Big D WJC preview
● NHL.com: Pressure on Canada
● ESPN: Team USA preview

Ryan Lambert’s College Hockey News column, Second Thoughts, puts Eichel’s first semester numbers into historical context.

Looking back
● Colin Wilson scored the game's first goal and added an assist in Nashville's 7-1 thumping of Columbus. The former BU All-American and Hobey Baker Award finalist has a 7-8-15 scoring line this season.
Recap and highlights

The Ottawa Citizen reports that Alex Chiasson is seeking a long-term contract with the Senators. The 6-4 wing, who was MVP of the Terriers in 2011-12, was acquired in the offseason from Dallas and has a 7-8-15 scoring line.

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