"It was probably the most enjoyable year I had coaching, but I think a lot of the guys are past that. I know talking to our seniors and our captains, they're looking forward to getting back on the ice and starting a whole new year.”
There’s definitely a bad taste in our mouths right now. We have something to prove to be as good as last year without a couple of the big guys we lost. We’re all really hungry for it and I think we’re going to have a good year.”
BU coach David Quinn mentioned A.J. Greer and Robbie Baillargeon as players that he expects to make big jumps in production this season.— Conor Ryan (@ConorRyan_93) September 21, 2015
Final BU note: Quinn when asked of the team's goalie situation entering this season. Seems like a rotation brewing: pic.twitter.com/Yfzcqvb68Q— Conor Ryan (@ConorRyan_93) September 22, 2015
This evening, BU issued its 2015-16 Hockey Prospectus and its numerical roster. The 22-page prospectus includes player and coaching staff bios, stats from last season and a preview of the upcoming campaign. Note that senior Ahti Oksanen switched numbers from #2 to #17. You can also find the Prospectus in the Links section of the blog's sidebar
Go Terriers.com Media Day report, Prospectus and Numerical Roster
►Hockey East also revealed the conference’s composite schedule for the 2015-16 season that begins on Oct. 3, as well as a new partnership with American Sports Network to produce and televise 14 games this season. Included are four BU games (@ Providence, 11/13; vs. Michigan, 11/20; @ BC, 1/15; and @ New Hampshire, 2/19) and the Women’s Hockey East Championship game.
►There was news on two other hockey conferences today as well. The WCHA’s coaches and media poll results were in agreement with Minnesota State the choice to repeat as conference champs. The coaches ranked Bowling Green #2, while the media pegged Michigan Tech as the runner-up.
SB Nation’s preseason All ECAC Team includes players from Harvard, Yale, Quinnipiac and Union—all teams that BU will play on the road this season. The Terriers open their season against the Dutchmen on Oct. 10.
Jack Eichel assisted on the tying goal in the third period and then scored the game-winner--
shorthanded--to lead the Sabres past Minnesota, 3-2, in Buffalo's exhibition opener.
● NHL.com recap
● CBS Eye on Sports report and video of GWG
The Pittsburgh Tribune talked with Nick Bonino and Penguins coach Mike Johnson about the former BU scoring leader's role this season.
The four-time defending Hockey East champion Terriers were ranked #2 in the 2015-16 Coaches Poll.
● GoTerriers.com report