Saturday, October 22, 2016

Game Day: Terriers vs. Bobcats

#8 Terriers are back on the ice tonight to host #4 Quinnipiac in a marquis match-up beginning at 7:00 p.m. with free livestream coverage in HD, featuring a simulcast of the radio broadcast with play-by-play announcer Bernie Corbett and analyst Mark Linehan.

The Bobcats, who reached last season’s NCAA title game, bring a 3-1-1 record into the game. Idle on Friday night, Quinnipiac defeated Connecticut this past Wednesday after having split a pair of overtime games at Maine. Forwards Tim Clifton and Andrew Taverner and defenseman Brogan Rafferty are the top scorers with five points each.

The teams met last season for the first time with BU, on the road, taking a 4-1 win over the then-ranked #2 and undefeated Bobcats.  

Four games into its season, BU's top scorers are freshmen Patrick Harper (2G, 5A) and Clayton Keller (3G, 2A).

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Sunday morning marks the 16th Annual Greater Boston Autism Speaks Walk   with this year’s event situated at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass. BU Men’s hockey has supported Autism Speaks since 2004, participating in the annual walk and holding an Autism Speaks Night hosting families and individuals with autism for a night of hockey and promoting autism awareness.

Autism Speaks’ Larry Cancro, a BU alum and Red Sox vice president explains that: “In one way or another, all the BU teams participate.  One great thing they do is put on an event called “Autism Olympics”.  They invite members of the autism community to the BU Athletic facilities to teach them different sports and participate with them.  They’ve done this for several years and this year they’re expanding it to twice.”

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