Wednesday, June 27, 2012


More coverage of Terrier recruits related to the NHL entry draft

Wes Myron (photo)
● feature 
●CTV  video feature
●CHEK video feature

Sean Maguire
Recap of Penguins draft pick

Matt Grzelcyk
● The Bruins third-round choice will be at Bruins development camp beginning Thursday, along with Terrier senior Justin Courtnall.

Sam Kurker
Salem News feature

Doyle Somerby
Salem News feature
● Somerby is participating in Islanders development camp, where the Blue and White scrimmage will be streamed on on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Two current Terriers, senior Sean Escobedo--a Long Island native--and junior Patrick MacGregor also are in the Isles camp.

Incoming recruit Matthew Lane wasn’t drafted, but garnered an invitation to Montreal Canadians’ development camp.
● Lane video

Looking back
Anaheim has sent a qualifying offer to center Nick Bonino to retain negotiating rights to the pending restricted free agent. Bonino has until July 15 to accept the offer but can't do so before July 1.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Draft coverage update

 Incoming freshman goalie Sean Maguire, drafted in the fourth round by Pittsburgh

Sixty-eight current or recruited college hockey players—including 20 with Hockey East connections— were selected in the 2012 NHL. Eight of those picks are BU recruits.
● Hockey East draft picks
Boston Hockey blog draft recap

WTBU Sports turned its Twitter account over to Doyle Somerby for day 2 of the draft. You can read his tweets as he awaited his selection and noted those of future teammates and other hockey friends.

NEHJ wrap-up of New Englanders drafted
● Somerby interview on  (click on Somerby)
● ESPN Boston: Kurker, Grzelcyk, Somerby
The feature on Maguire (photo)
Reel Scouting report/video on Baillargeon (#93)
USHL video highlights-Baillargeon feature-Baillargeon interview-O’Regan (and Tim Burke)
Wes Myron living his Canucks dream

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Eight future Terriers picked in draft

Eight BU recruits were selected on day two of the NHL draft, led by Sam Kurker, picked
56th overall and third round selection Matt Grzelcyk (photo), taken by his hometown Bruins.'s Joe Haggerty notes that Grzelcyk's Dad has been a member of the Bull Gang at Boston's TD Garden (and previously at Boston Garden) for 40 years.

Sam Kurker -2nd round-St. Louis
Matt Grzelcyk 3rd round- Boston
Sean Maguire 4th round-Pittsburgh
Doyle Somerby 5th round-New York Islanders
Robbie Baillargeon 5th round-Ottawa
Danny O’Regan 5th round-San Jose
Wes Myron 6th round -Vancouver
Brendan Collier-7th round-Carolina 

Of the eight, five--Kurker, Grzelcyk, Maguire, O'Regan and Myron--are 2012 recruits. Somerby, Baillargeon and Collier will arrive in 2013.

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