Friday, January 11, 2013

Game Day: BU vs. Merrimack

Terriers travel to Merrimack tonight and try to rebound after letting one slip away Wednesday against Harvard. The Daily Free Press reports that the seniors called a players-only meeting Thursday, followed by a full practice, which Coach Jack Parker called “fabulous.”

BU will be seeking to focus on a better defensive effort after allowing six goals in each of the two losses since second semester began. The game at Lawler Arena begins at 7:30 p.m.

In the season's first meeting between the teams, BU beat the Warriors, 3-1, paced by senior Captain Wade Megan's three points, on Nov. 9, also at Lawler.

Freshman Sean Maguire, who has won his past four starts, gets the call in the BU goal, while sophomore defenseman Alexx Privitera, who sat out the past two games, returns to the lineup. The Free Press reported the following expected lineup:


The Warriors are led by Mike Collins (9-12-21), who was a teammate of Terrier junior d-man Garrett Noonan in high school and with the BCHL Vernon Vipers.

● preview, game notes, WWZN Webcast, Live Stats, Twitter Updates               
● Merrimack Webcast (pay-per-view)
● Daily Free Press preview
● Boston Hockey Blog in-game blog;
● WTBU Sports preview and notebook 
● USCHO Hockey East picks and preview 
● HockeyEastOnline weekend preview and live scoreboard

Episode 12 of Inside BU Hockey is now available. Taped prior to Wednesday's game with Harvard, it features Bernie Corbett's interview's with Coach Parker and former BU captain Tom O'Regan, father of current freshman Danny and Harvard sophomore Tommy.

Junior Sahir Gill talked with his hometown newspaper, the Terrace, Br. Columbia, Standard, about his career at BU.

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