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North Dakota bites Terriers 4-2.

Seal of the University of North Dakota (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Grand Forks, ND – Earlier this week, Ben Rosen tweeted upon arriving in Grand Forks, “just landed in North Dakota… nothing out here but 4 points.”  That’s not going to happen because UND took game one from the Terriers 4-2. After the game Rocco Grimaldi was asked about the tweet in question...
Via Goon's World
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Game day Links – BU and UND

Just landed in North Dakota...nothing out here but 4 points #BUHockey twitter.com/BRosen8/status… — Ben Rosen (@BRosen8) November 1, 2012 The much anticipated series between the Boston University Terriers and the University of North Dakota is upon us. This “should be” the marquee matchup of the weekend so the college hockey world will have it’s eyes focused on Grand...
Via Goon's World
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Jack Parker Back Behind Boston University Bench After Two-Game Absence (Video)

Even coaches get injured sometimes, too. After a two-game absence with a bad back, Boston University hockey coach Jack Parker will return to his normal position behind the bench as the Terriers take on North Dakota on Friday. It will mark the first game outside of Hockey East for BU this season, and they have a tough task ahead of them taking on the No. 5 team in...
Via NESN.com
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Whitney, Brandon Yip Return to Boston University With Chris Higgins to Visit With Jack Parker (Video)

Some say you can't go home again, but some locked-out NHLers are putting that to the test with nowhere else to be right now. A pair of former Boston University Terriers returned to Beantown this week to pay a visit to coach Jack Parker and his current squad. Ryan Whitney and Brandon Yip made the trip to BU on Thursday, and brought along Yale attendee Chris Higgins for a skate...
Via NESN.com
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston University, UMass-Amherst Set to Clash in Hockey East Weekend Matchup (Video)

As news of the possibility of a shortened NHL season continues, hockey fans may turn their attention to college rinks. The NCAA's Hockey East has been one of the premier conferences, boasting nationally ranked teams like Boston College, Boston University and Northeastern University. With a weekend schedule full of inter-conference competition, fans may forget...
Via NESN.com
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Coen's Northeastern Squad Ready to Turn Heads in Colonial Athletic Association This Season (Video)

Northeastern will open up its 2012-13 slate against Boston University on Nov. 9, but the buzz surrounding the team is already starting to pick up. The Huskies, fresh off a trip to Canada in which they played seven games, will look to prove this season that they have the perfect mix of experience and youth. In fact, head coach Bill Coen already likes what he sees...
Via NESN.com
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Jack Parker Addresses Fallout From Boston University Hockey Allegations (Video)

After two seperate allegations of sexual misconduct against Boston University hockey players, the university set up a task force, and the findings were fairly stunning. The report filed by the task force not only claimed that BU has a "culture of sexual entitlement," but perscribed some fairly sweeping changes to the entire athletic department. The most prominent of those...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston University Hockey Has 'Culture of Sexual Entitlement,' 'Issues of Institutional Control' According to Task Force

In the wake of two sexual assault cases involving Boston University hockey players, the university set up a task force to review the team's culture. On Wednesday, the task force released its report on the program, and the results shine a harsh light on the Terriers hockey program run by coach Jack Parker. "Our conclusion is that there are a number of important structures...
Via NESN.com
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospective Bruins Ice Girl Wipes Out After Throwing T-Shirt Into Stands During Tryouts (Animation)

Auditions can be stressful, no matter what the occasion. Trying out to be a Bruins ice girl is no exception. The B's held tryouts for their ice girls on Tuesday at Boston University, where the girls were put through the paces of what it takes to make the squad. Some of the girls had better luck than other when it came to keeping their balance on the ice. Watch in the animation...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston University Leaving America East to Join Patriot League, Effective 2013-2014 Academic Year

Another NCAA team is on the move. Boston University announced on Friday that they will accept an invitation to join the Patriot League. Their membership will start effective the 2013-2014 academic year. BU leaves the America East conference, where they have been a member since its foundation in 1979. There is no major change in style of play, as both America East and the Patriot...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston U. changing conferences

Boston University is moving to the Patriot League. BU will switch from the America East conference starting in the 2013-14 academic year. The move involves men's and women's basketball, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, cross country, track and field and swimming and diving. Women's field hockey, golf, rowing and softball will also be making the move. The five-time NCAA champion...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Prosecutors Drop Rape Charges Against Former Boston University Hockey Player Max Nicastro

Suffolk County prosecutors have dropped the rape charges against former Boston University hockey player Max Nicastro. Prosecutors wrote in court papers that they were not able to prove their case, according to a report from the Boston Globe. Suffolk Assistant District Attorney Gloriann Moroney wrote that, while the complainant continues to maintain that her initial allegations are...
Via NESN.com
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Rape charges dropped vs. ex-BU player

Authorities have dropped rape charges against a former Boston University hockey player. Prosecutors said during a court hearing Friday they are no longer pursuing the case against Max Nicastro. The Suffolk district attorney's office says in a statement that prosecutors determined they could not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt and "had an ethical obligation not...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Junior Seau Suicide: Boston University Wants to Study Linebacker’s Brain

We got official word Thursday night that Junior Seau’s death has been ruled a suicide. His tragic passing at just 43 years old has prompted a ton of questions about depression in retired football players and how it relates to the way the NFL handles head injuries. Boston University’s Center for Traumatic Encephalopathy has studied the brains of several dead football players...
Via Rumors and Rants
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Examiner: Seau death ruled suicide

Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the San Diego County Medical Examiner confirmed on Thursday. The medical examiner's office said in a news release it is awaiting a decision by Seau's family to release the deceased linebacker's brain for study. Boston University researchers reportedly have requested an opportunity to examine Seau's brain to further...
Via Fox Sports
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: BU asks to study Seau's brain

Junior Seau's brain has been requested by Boston University's Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, according to a Sports Illustrated report. Seau died of a gunshot wound to the chest Wednesday, and his death is being investigated as a suicide. While there is no conclusive medical link between head injuries and suicide, the BU Center wants to conduct a study...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Boston University Researchers Attempting to Obtain Junior Seau's Brain for Study

When news of Junior Seau's death reached the airwaves on Wednesday afternoon, one couldn't help but notice the eerily similar description of Seau's untimely end to that of another former NFL player, Dave Duerson. Duerson took his own life in February of last year, shooting himself in the chest and leaving a note requesting that his brain be sent to the Center for the...
Via NESN.com
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

FS North to televise first round of NCAA Men's Hockey tournament

North Dakota vs. Western Michigan on FOX Sports North Minnesota vs. Boston University on FOX Sports North PLUS Minnesota-Duluth vs. Maine on FOX Sports North PLUSFOX Sports North today announced plans to televise the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division I Mens Hockey Tournament live on Saturday, March 24.The University of North Dakota vs. Western Michigan University game from Xcel...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kieran Millan Stops 68 Shots to Propel Boston University Past University of New Hampshire in Double OT (Video)

Boston University is moving on. The Terriers took down the University of New Hampshire in double overtime on Sunday at Agganis Arena to advance to the semifinals of the Hockey East tournament. BU goaltender Kieran Millan stopped 68 shots in the double OT win, breaking the previous tournament record of 65 held by Providence's Chris Terreri. Alex Chiasson, meanwhile, supplied the...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston University to reexamine men’s hockey program after Nicastro sexual assault charge

Via the Associated Press, Boston University made a big announcement in the wake of allegations of rape against Wings prospect Max Nicastro. BU Today’s Art Jahnke provides the details thereof: In the wake of the second allegation of sexual assault by a BU hockey player this season, Boston University President Robert A. Brown will convene a task force to examine the culture of men’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Boston University Investigating Climate of Men's Hockey Team Following Sexual Assault Charges

After two high profile sexual assault allegations against its star players, Boston University is going to get down to the root of the recent criminal activity of its hockey team. Boston University President Robert Brown will be launching an investigation looking into the climate of the men's hockey team, according to WTBU, BU's campus radio station. The report says that head...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Wings prospect Max Nicastro pleads not guilty to two counts of rape

Per Boston.com: A Boston University hockey player has pleaded not guilty to raping a female student and has been ordered to have no contact with the woman. Max Nicastro, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., was also ordered held on $10,000 bail after his arraignment Tuesday in Brighton District Court. Authorities say the junior defenseman and 2008 Detroit Red Wings draft pick sexually assaulted...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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