Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Boston Hockey Blog: Season review podcast

ESPN’s John Buccigross tweeted that BU senior assistant captain Danny O'Regan is expected to sign with San Jose. He was selected by the Sharks in the fifth round of the 2012 draft.

Looking ahead

2016 recruit Patrick Harper has been named USHR's Prep Forward of the Year. The left-shot center from New Canaan, Conn., scored 59 points (20G, 39A) to lead Avon Old Farms to a 21-2-4 record and the semifinals of the Elite 8 tournament.

Looking back
BU Today looks at the career of the NHL's youngest head coach: John Hynes: Taking the Devils to the Next Level .

Nick Bonino recorded a career-best five points (1G, 4A) in the Penguins 7-2 win against Detroit on Saturday.
●NHL.com recap and video

Jack Eichel’s 23rd goal of the season early in the third period was the game-winner in the Sabres’ 3-2 win over Winnipeg. The goal also lifted Eichel to 50 points. He’s second in scoring for Buffalo.
●NHL.com recap and video

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Terriers bounced by Denver, 7-2

BU's season came to a disappointing end in the first round of the Western Regional as Denver dominated the Terriers, 7-2. The Pioneers scored four times over a nine-minute span late in the first period and early in the second to take take a commanding lead and never let up.

After Denver extended its lead to 6-0 in the third period, BU got on the board with Danny O'Regan's 17th goal, assisted by Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson and Charlie McAvoy. Following another Pioneer score, Mike Moran (photo) closed out the scoring, assisted by captain Matt Grzelcyk and Jordan Greenway

BU finished the season with a 21-13-5 record, dropping four of its final six games.

Check back for more coverage.

● GoTerriers.com recap and comprehensive box score
● Daily Free Press recap , Moran reflects
● USCHO recap
● College Hockey News recap, swept away

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Game Day: Terriers take on the Pioneer in NCAA West regional

#12 Terriers are back in action today in the NCAA West Regional, taking on #7 Denver at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. ESPNU will air the game live at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Making its 34th NCAA appearance, BU has 41 tournament wins, fifth most, trailing only Minnesota, Michigan, and BC.

BU and DU had an early season meeting at Agganis Arena with BU coming out on top, 5-4, on senior Ahti Oksanen’s overtime goal (highlights). BU's top scorers are senior Danny O'Regan (43), Oksanen (36), freshman Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson (29) and senior Matt Lane (28). (BU stats)



The Pioneers are led by their top line of freshman Dylan Gambrell (15-28--43), sophomore Danton Heinen (19-23--42) and junior Trevor Moore (9-33--42). Junior Will Butcher is the top blueliner, while sophomore Tanner Jaillet has handled most of the goaltending duties.(Denver stats)

Head Coach David Quinn, captain Matt Grzelcyk and assistant captain Danny O’Regan met with the media in St. Paul. (video)

Former Terrier Coach Jack Parker is joining Bernie Corbett on the Terrier Sports Radio Network broadcast of today’s game, filling in for Tom Ryan to do analysis.

● Boston Hockey Blog live in-game blog
● Daily Free Press preview articles        
● Denver Game Notes
● College Hockey News: Greenway, Andren 
● Boston Herald preview

Looking ahead
2016 recruit Patrick Harper scored his first USHL goal and added an assist in Omaha’s 4-2 win against Fargo. Harper had scored 59 points in 27 games as a senior at Avon Old Farms.
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