TSN will air a 44-game schedule of NCAA games to subscribers throughout Canada, including a minimum of six BU games (and as many as 12), beginning with Friday night’s game at Providence. Also on the schedule: Michigan (11/20), Quinnipiac (12/12), BC (1/15), Beanpot vs/ Northeastern (2/1), Beanpot Final (2/8), Notre Dame (2/26), the Hockey East Championship (3/19) and all of the NCAA tournament. TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button explained:
“The excitement of NCAA hockey, like the NHL, transcends borders. Watching NCAA hockey is a glimpse into the future of the NHL because it is a stepping stone for these players and provides fans a sneak preview of what they will see in NHL arenas for years to come.”
Red team celebrates after a fun drill to close practice! Big weekend ahead. #GoBU pic.twitter.com/7u0BCPtmqt— BU Men's Hockey (@TerrierHockey) November 11, 2015
20 years ago today, Boston renamed Gaffney St to Harry Agganis Way, after its former sports superstar. @universalhub— High Heat Stats MLB (@HighHeatStats) November 11, 2015
Of the plays Eichel made tonight, this one kind of bent my mind. Near full stop to gone like it's nothing https://t.co/ltddyU9JbU— Chris Peters (@chrismpeters) November 11, 2015
Former Terrier assistant captain Ryan Ruikka is back stateside playing defense for the ECHL Wichita Thunder after two seasons in Europe. In 2013-14 he played for TUTO of the Finland2 league, while last season he helped GAP of the French League earn the league championship. And there's a familiar face in Wichita as former Terrier Grant Rollheiser is the Thunder's netminder.
With four wins at the Five Nations Tournament in Switzerland, the NTDP U18s have a 9-0-1 record in the their last 10 games. Clayton Keller, the top scorer in the tournament with 12 points, leads the team with 32 points (11G, 21A), while Kieffer Bellows, tied for third with seven points at the Five Nations, is the U18s' top goal-scorer with 15.
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