BU Hosts BC For Comm Ave Charity Classic Game To Benefit ALS Research

It’s not very often that Boston University and Boston College play nice together, but Friday’s matchup between the Hockey East rivals wasn’t an ordinary game. The Terriers and the Eagles joined forces for the Comm Ave Charity Classic at BU’s Walter Brown Arena to raise money for Compassionate Care ALS, a nonprofit that provides support to ALS patients and their caregivers...
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Report: No. 2 Pick Jack Eichel To Sign With Sabres, Leave Boston University

Buffalo Sabres fans won’t have to wait to watch Jack Eichel play in the NHL. The No. 2 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft will leave Boston University after one season to sign an entry-level contract with the Sabres, according to’s Scott McLaughlin, citing a source. Eichel, who won the Hobey Baker Award last season, was one of a record 23 current or future Hockey East players...
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NHL Draft Prospect Profile: A.J. Greer

  Get to Know A.J. Greer Date of Birth: 12/14/1996 Place of Birth: Joliette, QC, CN Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 203 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left Wing Team: Boston University (NCAA) When looking at prospects likely to be drafted in the middle rounds, teams are mining for diamonds in the rough. Most of the time, they’ll be happy if they get a decent role player or potential AHL roster filler...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston University, Sacred Heart Students Win Season 1 Of ‘NESN Next Producer’ (Video)

The big reveal is finally here, and NESN’s Next Producer has been named. In a twist, judges Tom Werner and Brad Falchuk decided to split first place among two groups. Boston University’s Kaley Roberts, Christina Beiene and Brittney Badduke won the $20,000 prize for their film “On the Mic,” which told the story of Connor Lenahan, who has overcome...
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Eichel, USA Top Slovakia In Overtime

Boston University Freshman, Jack Eichel, helped Team USA secure the top spot in Group B at the 2015 IIHF World Championships with a goal late in overtime against Slovakia. 
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel Scores Overtime Goal In Team USA’s Win Over Slovakia (Video)

Jack Eichel is expected to be the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, but he’s already displaying his extraordinary talent against NHL players at the 2015 IIHF World Championships in the Czech Republic. The Boston University forward scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Team USA’s preliminary round game against Slovakia on Tuesday. Eichel did a good job protecting the puck...
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

BU coach: 'I'll drive to Buffalo myself'

Boston University coach David Quinn refuted reports claiming Quinn thinks NHL Draft prospect Jack Eichel should return to college next year, as Quinn joined Buffalo's Howard Simon Show to unequivocally state his belief that Eichel is NHL-ready. "I'll drive him to Buffalo myself, because he certainly can play in the NHL next year," Quinn told the radio show. Quinn praised Eichel's...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddick Looks To Continue PowerShares Success On East Coast

The PowerShares Series, the 12-city tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30, continues Wednesday, April 22 in Boston at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. Andy Roddick will go for his seventh straight title and will be joined by John McEnroe, Todd Martin and James Blake, among others. Roddick remains in the lead in the PowerShares Series rankings, leading...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four: Boston University’s fairytale season strikes midnight

It was a fairytale season for Boston University until 10:19 p.m. Saturday night at the TD Garden. Against all odds, a team that had gone 10-21-4 the season before came out in 2014-15 and went 28-8-5, the fifth-best turnaround in NCAA Division 1 history. This BU team, the youngest team in the nation, won every […] The post 2015 Frozen Four: Boston University’s fairytale season...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Gift-wrapped glory? Providence College earned its breaks in Frozen Four championship

In life, they say you need to make your own breaks. In Saturday’s national championship game against Boston University, Providence College caught the biggest break in its hockey program’s history. With 8:36 left in the third period and the Terriers clinging to a 3-2 lead, BU goalie Matt O’Connor committed the gaffe heard ’round the […] The post Gift-wrapped glory? Providence...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Notes: Jon Gillies, Jack Eichel Headline All-Tournament Team

BOSTON — Providence toppled Boston University in a thrilling national championship game Saturday night, scoring the final two goals to seal a 4-3, come-from-behind victory at TD Garden. The tight nature of the contest was reflected in the All-Tournament team, which was evenly split between PC and BU. Goalie Jon Gillies (the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player), forward Mark...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Providence College upsets Boston University to win Frozen Four title

Providence College wins Frozen Four Championship. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)BOSTON – Providence College wins their first ever Frozen Four national title over Boston University, 4-3, after being the last time to qualify for the NCAA national tournament. The Friars become the second team in the past three years to win the national title as the last team to make the tournament...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Frozen Four championship photos: Providence vs. Boston University

Along the Boards photographer Michelle Jay was on hand at the TD Garden Saturday night for the 2015 Frozen Four final, a 4-3 Providence victory over Boston University. Here is a collection of standout shots from the game. Boston University defenseman Matt Grzelcyk and Providence College forward Ross Mauermann take the ceremonial faceoff from former […] The post 2015 Frozen Four...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt O’Connor Believes BU Deserved Better After Goaltending Gaffe

BOSTON — Boston University’s dream season ended in heartbreak Saturday at TD Garden, and no Terriers player took the loss harder than Matt O’Connor. The junior goaltender surrendered two third-period goals in the national final against Providence, allowing the Friars to rally from a goal down to stun the Terriers 4-3 and claim the first national championship in program history...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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...
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...
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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...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Frozen Four national title preview: Boston University vs. Providence

TD Garden plays host to the Frozen Four. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)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...
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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...
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...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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