Friday, January 25, 2019

GameDay: Terriers host Arizona State

Terriers will look to continue their second semester success as they host Arizona State for a pair of games at Agganis Arena. Tonight’s game is set for 7:30 and will be live streamed on Terrier TV on Stadium.

A year ago, BU traveled to Arizona and came away with a pair of wins—8-0 and 4-3—over the Sun Devils in the first-ever meeting between the teams.

#17/15 ASU has a 16-9-1 record and owns wins against Penn State, Harvard and Michigan State (twice). Last weekend, the Sun Devils dropped a pair of games at Cornell.

Their offense is led by the nation’s goal-scoring leader, Johnny Walker, who has 19 tallies along with eight assists. Defenseman Brinson Pasichnuk has 20 points. Massachusetts native—and Cardinal Cushing alum—Joey Daccord has played all 26 games with a 2.24 GAA and a nation’s best six shutouts.

BU has been getting more balanced scoring the past seven games (5-1-1). Junior Patrick Curry has eight points (2G, 6A) over that span and freshman Joel Farabee has eight points (3G, 5A) in the past six games. Dante Fabbro leads the Terriers with 20 points and is on a four-game scoring streak, as is Shane Bowers. 









Oettinger preview, Game Notes, Live Stats, TerrierTV, Terriers Sports Radio  Network, BU GameDay 
● Boston Hockey Blog Live In-Game Blog 
● WTBU Sports preview 
● Daily Free Press preview 
● College Hockey News Tale of the Tape 

► Episode 11 of Inside BU Hockey 

For today's earlier post click here.

Women’s Team

#10 Terriers put their five-game winning streak on the line as they host Merrimack tonight to begin a home-and-home series with the Warriors. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. for the game that will air live on NESN. Viewers outside of New England can stream the game on TerrierTV on Stadium.

BU, who tied Merrimack, 2-2, in an October meeting, is in fourth place in Hockey East, three points ahead of the fifth-place Warriors. Both teams boast strong special teams: The Terriers allow a league-low 1.75 goals per game, just ahead of MC (1.80). Merrimack's power play is best in the conference at 23.6% while BU is second at 23.5% 

BU sophomore Jesse Compher leads Hockey East in scoring with 31 points and is third in the nation with 40 points overall. Junior Sammy Davis leads BU in goals with 15.
● preview, Game Notes, Live Stats, TerrierTV (outside New England), Terrier Radio Network, BU GameDay

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