Sunday, June 21, 2015

Father's Day Linkorama--UPDATED

The USHL has posted 2014-15 video highlights for many of the league’s top performers including several future Terriers:
● 2015 recruit Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson (video)
● 2015 recruit Jordan Greenway (video)
● 2016 recruit Kieffer Bellows (video)

With the NHL draft less than a week away, draft profiles are being posted.
SB Nation offered this scouting report on Jack Eichel draft profile of Eichel; one-on-one interview (video) profiles the top draft-eligible current NCAA players, including three Terriers: Eichel, AJ Greer and Brien Diffley.

Forsbacka-Karlsson, ranked #31 among North Americans by NHL Central Scouting, talked to USA Junior Hockey Magazine about his game, about BU and hopes to play for Sweden in the WJCs. JFK was a third-team USHL all-star with 53 points in 50 games and was one of the two MVPs of the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. draft profile of Forsbacka-Karlsson draft profile of Greenway 

McKeen's Hockey ranked Forsbacka-Karlsson #2 among top defensive forwards in this year's draft. The publication also ranked Eiche #1 for top shot and #2 for top skater among draft eligible players. published its preliminary rankings for the 2016 draft with three future Terriers among the top 24 players: Bellows #17; 2016 recruit Clayton Keller #23 (photo); and 2015 recruit Charlie McAvoy #24. Ranked #6 is BU recruiting target for 2016 Chad Krys.  Of those on the list expected to play college hockey, Bellows is 3rd, Keller 5th and McAvoy 6th.

Click here for a list of all Terriers previously selected in the NHL Entry Draft. Eichel will become the 11th Terrier selected in the first round. The first was current coach David Quinn in 1984, followed by current Director of Hockey Operations Scott Young (1986-photo), Keith Tkachuk (1990), Scott Lachance (1991), Jeff Kealty (1995), Rick DiPietro (2000), Ryan Whitney (2002), Kevin Shattenkirk (2007), Colin Wilson (2008) and Charley Coyle (2010).

► The 2015 Boston Wiffle Ball Challenge was held Saturday at BU’s New Balance Field with 16 teams participating in the fifth annual event that raises money for The Travis Roy Foundation and the Franciscan Hospital for Children. The BU Men’s Hockey Team won the 2015 team title.
● report with video
● BWBC Web site

►Former BU All-American and Hobey Baker Award finalist Colin Wilson had a breakout season for Nashville with a career-best 20 goals and 22 assists, plus another five goals in the playoffs, and is expected to sign a new contract in the off-season. The Hockey Writers grade his 2014-15 performance. 

Happy Father's Day to all the dads in Terrier Nation!

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