Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Charlie McAvoy has been added to Team USA’s roster for the upcoming IIHF World Championships in Germany and France. He joins Jack Eichel, Jordan Greenway and Clayton Keller on the US squad.  McAvoy will be playing for his fifth team this season, having already skated for BU, the US National U18s, Providence Bruins and Boston Bruins. The All-American blueliner became the 81st Terrier to reach the NHL.
● USA Hockey report


Goalie Max Prawdzik, who returns to BU in the fall, won his third straight playoff game for the Lone Star Brahmas, 4-3 in overtime, to sweep the series from Wichita Falls.  Lone Star faces the Corpus Christi IceRays in the second round of NAHL playoffs beginning Friday.
● Jr. Hockey Digest recap

Looking ahead

College Hockey News spoke with 2017 recruit Shane Bowers as the Waterloo Blackhawks prepare for their next opponent, the Sioux City Musketeers, in pursuit of the USHL Clark Cup. The Halifax, Nova Scotia native has scored a career best 51 points (22 G, 29A) in his second USHL season. He added two goals and an assist in the Blackhawks’ three-game sweep of Fargo.  The upcoming Waterloo - Sioux City series will be somewhat of a coming attraction for next season's Green Line Rivalry ... as the Musketeers' top forward is incoming BC winger Eeli Tolvanen.
College Hockey News feature article

2017 recruit David Farrance is profiled by USA Hockey, following Team USA’s gold-medal performance in the World U18 Championships. The left-shot defenseman from Victor, NY was ranked #46 among North American skaters for the upcoming NHL draft.
USA Hockey NTDP report
Draftsite.com profile

Looking back
Returning to the Predators’ lineup after being sidelined for six games, former BU All-American Colin Wilson scored the first goal in Nashville’s 4-3 win over St. Louis in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
NHL.com recap and video

Women’s Team
Offensive defenseman Abby Stanley has transferred from the disbanded North Dakota program to BU.  A St. Louis native, Stanley had eight points as a freshman last year.

Former BU captain Kayla Tutino has been traded from the CWHL Boston Blades to Les Canadiennes. She’ll join former Terriers Marie-Philip Poulin and Sarah Lefort in Montreal.

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