Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Midweek Linkorama

Friday night’s BU - Yale game will air on ESPN3 while the game against #2 Quinnipiac will be televised on SNY for the NY/NJ/CT market and will be streamed for free.

Vermont's Brady Shaw was suspended one game following his major penalty for a charging hit on Doyle Somerby in Saturday's win over the Catamounts. Fourteen seconds into the ensuing BU power play, Brandon Hickey wristed home what proved to be the game-winning goal. 

US Junior National Team Training Camp will be held at BU’s Walter Brown Arena beginning Dec. 15. Sessions are open to the public. Roster includes Brandon Fortunato and Charlie McAvoy as well as 2016 recruits Kieffer Bellows, Clayton Keller and Chad Krys (photo).
● Hockey East Online thumbnails of conference players on WJC training camp rosters.

Looking ahead
2019 recruit Joel Farabee scored a power play goal and assisted on two others as the Selects Academy at South Kent School thumped the Springfield Pics, 7-0, in a USPHL 16U league game. The left-shot center from Cicero, NY has a 6-9-15 scoring line in nine games and leads the Selects in scoring.
  Box Score

Looking back
The 2015 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, set for Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, is sold out. This year’s inductee class includes Chris Drury, BU’s first Hobey Baker Award winner, a two-time first-team All-American and the Terriers’ all-time goal-scoring leader with 113. He also is the only player to win the NHL’s Calder Trophy as Rookie of the Year immediately after winning the Hobey. Drury’s 16 playoff points helped the Avalanche win the 2001 Stanley Cup.

Also at the event, former Terrier skater and assistant coach and longtime NHL scout Bob Crocker will be a recipient of the Lester Patrick Award for outstanding service to hockey in the U.S.  Crocker served as Jack Kelley’s assistant coach and recruiter on Terrier teams that reached the Frozen Four four times and won national championships in 1971 and 1972. After stints as head coach at the University of Pennsylvania and as assistant general manager of the Hartford Whalers, he became an NHL scout, first for the Rangers and then with the Kings. The “Dean of New England Scouts” has three Stanley Cup rings to go with his BU championship rings.
LA Kings Q&A with Crocker on his long hockey career

Women’s Team

Terriers are in Providence tonight to take on the Friars. BU is 5-0-1 in its last six conference games. Tonight's matchup renews the rivalry between a pair for former Terrier goalies: BU Head Coach Brian Durocher (photo) and Providence Head Coach Bob Deraney. preview and links
Daily Freee Press preview

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