Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Still basking in the glow of victory

(Photo credit Melissa Wade, USCHO)

Prior to yesterday’s parade and Marsh Plaza celebration, Coach Jack Parker guested on WEEI’s Dale & Hollly Program.

BU Today presents an video replay (now updated) of the celebration and USCHO's photographer extraordinaire, Melissa Wade, captured everything in this photo gallery.

Several people have asked if we could post Bernie Corbett’s calls on WWZN of the BU goals in the championship game. Here they are: Connolly's 1st period goal; Zach Cohen's goal at 19:01; Bonino's game-tying goal at 19:43; and Colby Cohen’s game-winner in overtime.

Much more to read
• Sports Illustrated: BU-tee-ful
• New England Hockey Journal: Moment in the Sun
• CHN’s Mike Machnik: One Last Momentous Moment For Team of Champions

A trio of player features from hometown papers:
• Maple Ridge News: Brandon Yip
• Hartford Courant: Nick Bonino
• Marshfield Mariner: David Warsofsky

Ready for one more look at the Terriers' championship game heroics? Of course you are! First, the furious final minute of regulation with Bonino setting up Zach Cohen and then Gilroy setting up Bonino's game-tying one-timer.

And the overtime winner--Colby Cohen's deflected slapper flies over the shoulder of the screened Miami goalie.

Red, white & blue
Colin Wilson will be donning a Team USA sweater once again. Wilson who has represented his country in the World Junior Championships and World U18s, has been named to the preliminary USA roster for the World Championships. Nashville GM Dave Poile is the USA Ass’t GM, so perhaps he’s providing Wilson with a tryout against competition at the next level. Ex-Terrier and NHL star Joe Sacco is an assistant coach for Team USA.

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