Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Midweek Linkorama

► Terrier head coach Jack Parker is one of nine nominees for the Spencer Penrose Award for Division 1's coach of the year. Parker and Miami coach Enrico Blasi are the only previous winners among the finalists. Parker won the award in 1978 when BU went 30-2 en route to its third national championship.

► More recognition for senior co-captain Matt Gilroy, who was named Player of the Year by College Hockey News. The Hobey Hat Trick of three finalists will be announced tomorrow, April 2. The winner will be announced Friday, April 10, 2009 from Verizon Center in Washington, DC during the NCAA Frozen Four. The announcement will be aired live on ESPNU at 7:00 pm ET.

► USCHO's Elliot Olshansky takes a final stab at the three players who will be named tomorrow. Terriers Gilroy and Colin Wilson are on his ballot.

► Former Terrier All-American and current Washington Capital defenseman Tom Poti talked with The Washington Post about BU fans and about playing in the 1997 Final Four, when BU upset defending champ Michigan, before losing to North Dakota in the final.

► The BleacherReport offers an early preview of the BU-Vermont semifinal matchup.

► Just prior to last Friday's game with Ohio State, the Terriers were visited and "pumped up" by former BU co-captain and U.S. Olympic captain Mike Eruzione.

► Finally, fourteen years ago today in 1995, BU won its fourth NCAA championship, beating Maine, 6-2 in the Providence Civic Center. For a recap and a link to Sports Ilustrated's coverage, click here. Stats for 1994-95 title team.


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