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Frozen Four Trophy Presenter Screws Up, Mistakes Providence For BU (Video)

Providence College shocked everybody with its 4-3 win over Boston University on Saturday night. Including, it seems, the Frozen Four trophy presenter. The Friars used an absurdly brutal BU own goal and a fantastic save from their own goaltender Saturday night at TD Garden to win their first Division I national championship in school history. It was a stunning result, to say the least...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University Goalie Matt O'Connor Accidentally Scores Key Goal for Providence College in National Championship

Matt O'Connor must be the saddest man in the free world tonight. The Boston U goalie had caught a Providence shot that wouldn't have scored anyway had he let it go, but he wanted to catch it and get it back in play for his team (I'm assuming). In the process of bringing it down he lost track of it in his glove, it slipped in between his legs, and behind him in to the net for the...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: NCAA rep calls Providence College the “Boston…Providence College…Terriers”

YouTube Newsflash to the NCAA: The Providence College FRIARS beat the Boston University TERRIERS in the hockey national championship Saturday night.  Providence was the 15-seed and BU the three-seed.  If somebody would have alerted the NCAA rep who delivered the trophy to the ice following the game that Providence and BU are two different schools with two different nicknames,...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence’s Gillies Makes Sprawling Save In Final Minute Vs. BU (GIF)

When did it become legal for Tim Thomas to go back to college? Oh, right. That’s just Providence College goaltender Jon Gillies doing his best imitation of Thomas’ sprawling save in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. After Providence tied the game on an ugly Boston University own goal and then took the lead shortly thereafter, the Terriers came about as close to burying a game-tying...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence edges Boston University for 1st NCAA hockey title

  Boston University goalie Matt O'Connor gave up a tying own goal in the third period, then Brandon Tanev scored with 6:17 left and Providence beat the Terriers 4-3 on Saturday night for its first NCAA hockey title. It was the third straight year that the NCAA has crowned a first-time champion in hockey. BU was seeking its sixth championship in a virtual home game when O'Connor...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel wins Hobey Baker Award

Boston University standout Jack Eichel is one of the top prospects in all of hockey. Eichel is reminding everyone of that with a brilliant performance in the NCAA Frozen Four. On Friday, Eichel was honored for his brilliance by receiving the Hobey Baker Award which is given annually to the best college hockey player. “It was really nice to hear my name,” Eichel told the Boston...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Final Four Preview: Patience Makes Perfect For BU, Providence

For Providence College hockey, patience is key. Patience, however, was likely the last thing the team expected to need when they began their 2014-15 campaign. With a roster comprised of four impact seniors and 12 juniors, the Friars have slowly risen into college hockey’s upper echelon of greatness, and this season was to be the icing on the cake. Patience was to be the name...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four national title preview: Boston University vs. Providence

On Saturday night the college hockey world will have a new champion. The 2015 Frozen Four national title game will take place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts between the Boston University Terriers and Providence College Friars. This year marks the third time two Hockey East schools will square off in the Frozen Four title game and the first time since the 1999 when the...
Via Mill City Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Big-time NHL draft prospect Jack Eichel wins Hobey Baker award

  Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one of the first two players selected this year in the NHL draft, is just the second freshman to win the award in its 35-year history. The other was Paul Kariya, who won at Maine before going on to a 15-year NHL career in which he scored...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Awards: Boston University’s Jack Eichel Named 2015 Hobey Baker Award Winner

Jack Eichel has won college hockey’s most prestigious award. The Boston University freshman is the 2015 Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Eichel, a native of Chelmsford, Mass., is the second freshman to ever win the award and was the first freshman nominated for the award in 12 years after scoring 70 points (26-44-70) in 39 games. Eichel captained the U.S. World Junior team, and led...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four: Bay Staters Jack Eichel, Doyle Somerby spark BU on big stage in backyard

A few weeks from now, when the calendar reaches April 28, Boston University’s Jack Eichel will turn 18 and a half years old. His goal with 18 and a half seconds left Thursday night helped set the Terriers up for an opportunity to accomplish something far more worthy of a celebration. The freshman phenom buried an empty-netter in […] The post 2015 Frozen Four: Bay Staters Jack...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Notes: BU Overcomes Strong UND Team With Matt O’Connor, Offense

BOSTON — If you looked at the score after the second period of the Frozen Four matchup between Boston University and North Dakota, you would have wondered if UND even showed up. But the Terriers’ 4-1 lead after two frames didn’t at all show what was actually happening on the TD Garden ice. North Dakota did get off to a sluggish start in the first...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four semifinal photos: BU vs. North Dakota

Along the Boards photographer Michelle Jay was on hand for Boston University’s 5-3 victory over North Dakota in the second game of the 2015 Frozen Four semifinals at Boston’s TD Garden. Here is a collection of standout shots from the game. Boston University forward Jack Eichel scores during the 2015 Frozen Four semifinal against the […] The post 2015 Frozen Four semifinal photos...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University Holds Off North Dakota In Wild Third Period (Videos)

BOSTON — If you flipped away from Thursday’s Frozen Four semifinal between Boston University and North Dakota before the final horn, shame on you. Sure, the outcome wouldn’t have been a surprise — BU won 5-3 at TD Garden and will play Providence on Saturday for the national championship — but these teams packed enough action and drama into the final seven minutes to fill...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

BU, Providence Not Buying Into ‘Home Ice Advantage’ For Frozen Four

This year’s Frozen Four being at TD Garden gives Boston University and Providence somewhat of a home ice advantage, but the two teams certainly aren’t looking at it that way. It took the Friars a whole 50 minutes to get to Boston ahead of practice Wednesday, while the Terriers are just a hop, skip and a jump away from Causeway Street. BU and Providence...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 Frozen Four semifinals

Among individual players that viewers do not already know to watch in the 2015 Frozen Four, Boston University goaltender Matt O’Connor should be a primal eye magnet. His profile is eclipsed by those of his Frozen Four positional peers and his Terrier skating mates alike. Yet that reality is all the more reason to avoid […] The post Preview, picks for the 2015 Frozen Four semifinals...
Via Along the Boards
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University’s Young Core Grew Up Quickly During Frozen Four Run

For Boston University, age is just a number. Despite boasting the youngest roster in Division I college hockey, the Terriers have torn through their schedule, earning every available accolade en route to the Frozen Four. They’ll take on North Dakota on Thursday in the national semifinals — a virtual home game at TD Garden against the highest remaining seed in the NCAA tournament...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University, Providence Seeking NCAA Glory On TD Garden Ice

It would take roughly 22 hours to drive from the Omaha, Neb., to TD Garden in Boston. The trip from the Grand Forks, N.D., to the Garden would take close to 25. Providence College, meanwhile, is a quick, one-hour cruise down I-95, and Boston University … well, on a nice day, it would take less than that to walk to Causeway Street. Nebraska-Omaha and North Dakota obviously...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha’s Frozen Four Run Brings Back Fond Memories For David Quinn

The University of Nebraska-Omaha didn’t even have a hockey program 20 years ago. Next week, the Mavericks will be playing in their first Frozen Four. And Boston University head coach David Quinn, who helped build the UNO program from the ground up, couldn’t be more proud. “UNO will always hold a special place in my heart,” Quinn said Tuesday on a conference call. “It was...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four field set for Boston’s TD Garden

After a great weekend of college hockey, the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four field has been set. Providence College, Boston University, North Dakota and Nebraska-Omaha will make the trek to the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on April 9. Boston University was the first of the four teams to punch their ticket to the Frozen Four after they defeated Yale University and Minnesota Duluth in...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NCAA Hockey Regionals Wrap: Upperclassmen boost BU

Though hardly invisible, Boston University wunderkind Jack Eichel was statistically mute by his standards in the 2015 NCAA hockey regionals. With only one assist to his credit over a two-day stay in Manchester, N.H., the freshman turned in his shallowest scoring transcript in any pair of back-to-back game days. But one takeaway that no observer […] The post 2015 NCAA Hockey Regionals...
Via Along the Boards
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University punches ticket to Frozen Four

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Boston University Terriers are making their 22nd trip to the NCAA men’s Frozen Four after beating the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in the Northeast Regional finals, 3-2. What a difference a night makes. After starting off slow against the Yale Bulldogs on Friday night during the Northeast Regional semifinals, the Terriers jumped out quickly against Minnesota...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University completes comeback win over Yale

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The No. 1 seeded Boston University Terriers continue their efforts to repeat the 2008-09 season with a come-from-behind win over the No. 4 seeded Yale University Bulldogs in overtime, 3-2. The Bulldogs and Terriers skated to a scoreless first period after Boston University managed a few turnovers on bad passing, but Yale was unable to convert on the Terriers...
Via Mill City Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

BU Earns 3-2 OT Victory Vs. Yale In First Round Of NCAA Hockey Playoffs

Yale gave the top-seeded Terriers a scare when they took them into overtime Friday, but Boston University would not be denied. BU won 7:27 into free hockey at Verizon Wireless Arena when Danny O’Regan sent a rebound past Bulldogs goaltender Alex Lyon for the 3-2 victory. Still, it took the Terriers quite a bit of work to get there, as No. 4 seed Yale...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Is The Only Freshman To The Win College Hockey’s Hobey Baker Award?

It’s been a pretty special season for Jack Eichel and the Boston University hockey team. Eichel recently helped lead the Terriers to a Hockey East championship, and he’s picked up some hardware along the way. The freshman secured both the Hockey East rookie of the year and player of the year awards in the process. Now, he could be on his way to adding an even more prestigious...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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