Sunday, January 18, 2015

Game Day: BU vs. UMass Lowell--UPDATED

Terriers host #6 UMass Lowell today in the first meeting of the teams this season. Puck drop at Agganis Arena is set for 2 p.m. The first-place River Hawks moved two points ahead of BU in the Hockey East standings after blanking Maine on Friday, 2-0.

Lowell’s balanced offense is led by freshman C.J. Smith with 18 points (7G, 11A) and sophomore Evan Campbell with 17 points ( 6G, 11A). Junior goalie Kevin Boyle, a transfer from Massachusetts, has a 2.11 GAA and a .924 save percentage.

BU's point leader is freshman Jack Eichel, while junior Danny O'Regan is tied for the national lead in goals with 15. Senior assistant captain Evan Rodrigues (photo) has nine points (2G, 7A) in his last five games. Matt Grzelcyk's +17 rating is tied for third in the nation.

In their last meeting (February, 2014), the teams skated to a 2-2 tie. Matt Ronan scored his first and only collegiate goal to knot the score in the third period.

Coach David Quinn has tweaked his second, third and fourth lines for today's game, leaving the blueline corps unchanged.





● preview, Game Notes, GameTracker, Terrier TV Webcast,  Terrier Sports Radio Network Webcast
● Boston Hockey Blog live in-game blog
SB Nation preview and lines

Looking ahead
2015 recruit Charlie McAvoy scored a goal and added two assists in the US NTDP U18s 7-1 win against Dubuque on the annual Star Wars night. The right-shot defenseman from Long Beach, N.Y., has a 4-13-17 scoring line in 33 games
USA Hockey recap

2015 recruit Maxim Letunov scored his 14th goal in Youngstown’s 5-3 loss to Madison.

2016 recruit Clayton Keller scored a goal and assisted on the overtime game-winner in the NTDP U17s 3-2 win against Chicago. Keller leads his team in goals, assists and points with a 21-30-51 scoring line in 33 games.
● USA Hockey recap

Looking back

Former Terrier All-American and 2015 NHL All-Star Kevin Shattenkirk scored his eighth goal of the season in the Blues’ 3-0 win against Toronto.

Former Terrier Charlie Coyle scored his fifth goal of the season in the Wild’s 3-1 win against Arizona.
 Recap and video highlights

Former Terrier Sahir Gill talked with the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader about his pursuit of a pro hockey career.

Women’s Team
#6 Terriers meet cross-town rival Northeastern in the final regular season game between the teams. Puck drop at NU’s Matthews Arena is at 2 p.m. BU won the first match-up in October, 3-2, while the Huskies took a 6-3 decision in November. 

BU, 13-5-2 overall and 9-3-0 in the conference, is led by junior forward Sarah Lefort with 28 points (14G, 14A) and senior captain Marie-Philip Poulin with 20 (13G, 7A)

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