Thursday, July 05, 2018


After a strong performance at Islanders’ development camp, senior co-captain Bobo Carpenter will be at Devils’ camp for a second year. His father, Bobby Carpenter, played for NJ and also served as an assistant coach. report

Rising sophomore Shane Bowers has been named to Team Canada’s roster for the World Junior Summer Showcase set for late July in Kamloops, British Columbia.  He is one of two NCAA skaters among the 40 players invited. BU has five representatives on Team USA's roster: Brady Tkachuk, Logan Cockerill, David Farrance, Joel Farabee and Jake Wise.

● report with Bowers video report

Incoming freshman Joel Farabee, drafted last month at #14 overall by Philadelphia, has made a strong impression at Flyers’ development camp. Terrier Head Coach Albie O’Connell was a guest at the Flyers’ camp.

In Nashville, where Dante Fabbro, Patrick Harper and David Farrance have been skating in the Predators’ development camp, former Terrier Jeff Kealty has been promoted to assistant general manager, replacing Paul Fenton, who is now Minnesota’s GM. Kealty, who was a defenseman on BU's 1995 national championship team, also has assumed the title of Director of Scouting. BU ties run deep in Nashville report

Thanks to the blog reader who sent this story on incoming freshman defenseman Hugo Blixt from a Swedish publication. (Google translation is a bit iffy)

Hank Crone, who is returning to USHL Fargo this season, is expected to transfer to Denver for the 2019-20 season.

Looking ahead spoke with 2020 recruit goalie Drew Commesso, who will play for the NTDP U17s next season, along with Matt Beniers, a highly regarded forward that BU and other area schools are recruiting. Commesso spent the past two seasons at St. Sebastian’s, while Beniers played for Milton Academy. report

New England Hockey Journal's Jeff Cox also spoke with Commesso, noting that the Norwell, Massachusetts native "has been widely regarded as the top player in his age group at this position for a few years."
NEHJ Deep, Talented 2002 New England Goalie Class

Looking back looks at the American players on the Avalanche roster, including Matt Nieto, who had a career-best 15 goals last season, Colin Wilson and David Warsofsky. report

Women’s Team

Another former Terrier playing professionally in Buffalo

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