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Boston building with Citgo sign sold; preservationists happy

BOSTON (AP) A building that hosts Boston's Citgo sign has been sold to a local developer known for being sensitive to history. Boston University announced Friday it had reached a deal with developer Related Beal to sell several properties, including the home of the 3,600-square-foot sign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The statement did not specifically say what would...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

It really looks like first-rounder Clayton Keller is sticking with NCAA route

One of the great battles for talent this year has been between the Boston University Terriers and the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires. The prize? Arizona Coyotes first-rounder Clayton Keller. And it really looks like BU has a stranglehold on the St. Louis native’s services. All my intel says Keller is sticking with the NCAA route now that his exemplary career with Team USA’s National...
Via The Hockey News
July 18, 2016

Boston University Forward Signs With Riveters

New York Riveters general manager Chad Wiseman announced the signing of Rebecca Russo. They agreed to a one-year, $13,000 contract. I’m very excited to be a member of the 2016-17 New York Riveters team, and I’m grateful to continue my dream of playing hockey after college on a professional level. I am honored to have signed with this league and happy that women’s ice hockey...
Via The Hockey Writers
July 07, 2016

The real battle for Clayton Keller is about to begin

BUFFALO – Last night was huge for center Clayton Keller. The dazzling NTDP product went seventh overall to Arizona, giving the Coyotes a player with a Patrick Kane-like skill set. It was also a victory for smaller players, as Keller is one of the few top-10 picks in recent years to come in at 5-foot-10 or less. But Keller can’t rest too much on his accomplishments in Buffalo...
Via The Hockey News
June 25, 2016

Charlie McAvoy – The Next Ones: NHL 2016 Draft Prospect Profile

Charlie McAvoy 2015-16 Team: Boston University (#7) Date of birth: December 21, 1997 Place of birth: Long Beach, New York Ht: 6’0” Wt: 208 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defence NHL Draft Eligibility: 2016 1st year eligible Twitter: @CMcAvoy44 THW The Next Ones Ranking (February): 23 Other Rankings: THW War Room Rankings: 20 ISS: 23 Future Considerations: 14 Bob McKenzie (TSN...
Via The Hockey Writers
June 23, 2016

NHL Draft Prospect Profile – Charlie McAvoy

  Get to Know Charlie McAvoy Date of Birth: 12-21-1997 Place of Birth: Long Beach, NY, USA Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 198 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Team (League): Boston University (NCAA) Statistics What Scouts See The Draft Analyst: He’s a confident puck carrier who attacks openings with speed, but can also slow it down and patiently weigh his options. Always moving his feet...
Via BSN Denver
June 20, 2016

WATCH: NHL Draft Memories: Jack Eichel

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Via SportsNetCanada
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Dante Fabbro

Get to Know Dante Fabbro Date of Birth: June 20, 1998 (18) Place of Birth: New Westminster, BC Ht: 6’0” Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense Team: Penticton Vees Committed to Boston University Terriers Statistics What Scouts See Curtis Joe, Elite Prospects Dante Fabbro is a dependable two-way defenseman with high offensive upside. He plays with poise and makes mature...
Via BSN Denver
June 16, 2016

CTE research moves on, even without the NFL's money

BOSTON (AP) Researchers are moving ahead with efforts to develop a diagnostic test for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (ehn-sehf-uh-LAH'-thuh-pee) - even without the NFL's help. Some of the nation's top brain scientists gathered Wednesday at the Boston University School of Medicine for the start of a research project designed to find a test for CTE and identify its risk factors...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Sandler Shoots Hoops With BU Basketball Before Comedy Show

Practice was probably a little bit funnier Thursday for the Boston University men’s basketball team. Actor and comedian Adam Sandler stopped by to shoot around with the team and posed for a photo with the Terriers before he left. Looks like @BostonUMBB got a visit from a special fan at The Roof today – @AdamSandler! pic.twitter.com/wwEoxeWEVA — Boston University (@BU_Tweets...
Via NESN.com
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday

BOSTON – FEBRUARY 12: Brian Boyle #10 of the Boston College Eagles looks on during a break in game action against the Boston University Terriers during the Beanpot Tournament Championship Game on February 12, 2007 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston University defeated the Boston College Eagles 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Via Lightning Shout
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

The Future Is Very Bright for BU

During the 2016 IIHF Men’s Under 18 World Championship, a few things have become apparent, Boston University Terriers head coach Dave Quinn did a great job recruiting players from the U.S. Under-18 team. During the U18 Worlds, we got a good look at some the future Terriers from this year’s freshmen class. The future is very bright for BU. Team USA Celebrates during the 2016...
Via The Hockey Writers
April 25, 2016

Celtics sign former Boston University start John Holland

John Holland can come home again, at least to where he played his college basketball.  The former standout guard from Boston University signed a contract Monday with the Celtics after appearing in 37 regular season contests for the NBA Development League Canton Charge this year. The 6-foot-5 guard averaged 16.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 30.2 minutes...
Via Green Street
April 11, 2016

Celtics sign former Boston University star John Holland

John Holland (Boston University) John Holland can come home again, at least to where he played his college basketball.  The former standout guard from Boston University signed a contract Monday with the Celtics after appearing in 37 regular season contests for the NBA Development League Canton Charge this year. The 6-foot-5 guard averaged 16.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists...
Via Green Street
April 11, 2016

Celtics Sign Boston University Alumni John Holland Ahead of Playoffs

With the postseason just a few days away, the Celtics have elected to bring in some additional talent and shore up the roster. Shams Charania of Yahoo’s The Vertical was first to report that Boston will bring aboard form BU Terrier John Holland on a two-year deal, although the second season is non-guaranteed. Holland is probably best known around the Hub for his time with Boston...
Via Celtics Hub
April 11, 2016

CTE test for living patients could be a death knell for the NFL

“We will be able to accurately diagnose CTE during a person’s life, perhaps in the next five to 10 years.” That’s one hell of a forecast from Dr. Robert Stern, professor of neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine, and the clinical core director of BU’s Alzheimer’s and CTE Center in Boston, per Peter King of the MMQB. Why? Because while it’s discouraging...
Via This Given Sunday
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Boston University D-Man Matt Grzelcyk To Two-Year Contract

Matt Grzelcyk officially is a Boston Bruin. The Bruins announced Friday afternoon they have signed the Boston University defenseman to a two-year, entry-level contract that will begin next season. Grzelcyk will report to Providence and play out the remainder of the current campaign with Boston’s American Hockey League affiliate on an amateur tryout agreement. B's sign Matt Grzelcyk...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Study: Amateur football hits linked to later-life difficulty

BOSTON (AP) A preliminary study by Boston University researchers shows a link between the number of hits a player takes in youth, high school and college football and the development of cognitive difficulties as an adult. The authors warn that more research is needed before parents or policy-makers draw conclusions about the safety of amateur football. The study was published...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Frozen Four a win away as DU Pioneers dismantle Terriers in round one, 7-2

Denver is moving on to the NCAA West Regional Final in Men’s Hockey after defeating the No. 3 seed Boston University Terriers on Saturday by a score of 7-2. The No. 2 seed Pios got the scoring started at 13:49 of the first period, when freshman defenseman Blake Hillman scored on a rebound, assisted by forwards Evan Janssen and Troy Terry. A few minutes later, sophomore Danton...
Via BSN Denver
March 27, 2016

Huskies fall 5-4 in OT to Ferris State in regional semifinals, despite rally

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jared VanWormer scored at 18 seconds of overtime to give Ferris State a 5-4 victory over St. Cloud State on Saturday in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.The Bulldogs (20-14-6) will face the Denver-Boston University winner for a spot in the Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida.St. Cloud State (31-9-1) scored twice in the third period to force overtime. Mikey Eyssimont...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver earns NCAA Hockey Tournament bid as a No. 2 seed, will play Boston

After being downed by St. Cloud State at the NCHC Frozen Faceoff over the weekend, the DU Pioneers hockey team now turns their attention to the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship Tournament where they enter as a No. 2 seed and will play the Boston University Terriers in the first round.
Via BSN Denver
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE legend Kevin Nash will donate his brain for CTE research

Kevin Nash was one of the WWE's biggest star during his Hall of Fame career. But know the retired legend plans to try to make the sport of wrestling safer.Nash told ESPN that he plans to donate his brain and spinal cord to the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. Former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski runs the foundation."Chris Nowinski...
Via FOX Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

BU end regular season with 83-68 defeat of Holy Cross

BOSTON (AP) Eric Fanning scored 25 points and collared nearly half his team's rebounds as Boston University ended the regular season with an 83-68 defeat of Holy Cross Saturday afternoon, clinching the No. 3 seed and a home game in the Patriot League tournament. John Papale scored 16 points and Blaise Mbargorba, a 6-foot-11 junior, scored a career-high 15 on 7-for-7 shooting as...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

College hockey fan struggles to toss giant fish on ice

While everyone has heard about the fish that got away, one unfortunate soul was left to lament the one that just couldn't get over the glass.With host New Hampshire celebrating the first goal of Friday's contest against Boston University, an eager fan wanted to join the party by hurling a giant fish onto the ice.His first toss failed miserably as the giant fish landed back in his...
Via FOX Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

UNH Hockey Fan Tries To Throw Giant Fish On Ice, Hits Himself In Face (Video)

Throwing the fish isn’t just any old college hockey tradition. At the University of New Hampshire, its history means much, much more. But Friday night against Boston University, tradition went out the window in favor of hilarity when the person throwing the fish got smacked in the face. YOU HAD ONE JOB! @UNHHockey @UNHWildcats #LiveOnASN pic.twitter.com/YOFVaEvghg — American...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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