Wednesday, May 30, 2018


More media reactions to David Quinn’s hiring as Rangers’ head coach and Paul Fenton becoming Minnesota’s general manager. 
●  Q&A with Quinn Fenton’s never-quit ways began as a player  
The Atlantic: Practical jokes, hard work and a life in hockey: Paul Fenton’s road to the Wild  
Looking ahead

The 2018 NHL Combine began in Buffalo Monday. Among the 104 attendees are Brady Tkachuk and 2018 recruits Joel Farabee and Jake Wise (photo). So, too, is Tyler Weiss, who according to several accounts won’t be coming to BU and may be headed to Nebraska-Omaha.

Roster of Combine invitees  
● NTDP report  
● At combine, Day Two: Tkachuk aims to impress 
● SB Nation Draft profile: Jake Wise  
● SB Nation Draft profile Joel Farabee Top of the Class Brady Tkachuk

Looking back

Caps forward Alex Chiasson, the last remaining Terrier left in the hunt for the Stanley Cup, finds a life-long friend--"as close as a brother to me"-- skating for the Golden Knights. report

Finally, a stick tap to a pair of former Terrier basketball standouts. John Holland, #2 career BU scorer, is a member of the Cavaliers Eastern Conference champions.

Brett Brown, a Terrier standout in the early 1980s and current coach of the 76ers, received a three-year contract extension.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Quinn announced as Rangers Head Coach--UPDATED

NY Rangers Press Conferenc  (video)  
Blog contributor Neal Boudette, writing for the New York Times: David Quinn Comes to the Rangers With a Gift for Developing Young Player Quinn will be a success as Rangers coach, says Sullivan 
Boston Herald Rangers in with Quinn as coach 

Longtime "Voice of Terrier Hockey" Bernie Corbett penned an article on Coach Quinn that appeared in today's New York Post. Bernie has shared with us a longer version of his personal look at some moments in Quinn's playing and coaching careers. (Link)

David Quinn was officially announced as the 35th head coach of the New York Rangers yesterday. He will be introduced to the media at an 11:30 a.m. ET press conference this morning. Quinn, who has been at the Terriers’ helm for the past five seasons, is the third former Terrier currently coaching an NHL team, joining the Penguins’ Mike Sullivan and the Devils’ John Hynes.  Two other Terriers have previously coached NHL teams: Joe Sacco with Colorado and Steve Stirling with the Islanders.  More to follow

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