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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Jack Eichel: Great at hockey, terrified of snakes

Jack Eichel has impressed scouts and NHL fans all year thanks to his stellar freshman season at Boston University and his outstanding performance at the NHL Combine. The 18-year-old is such an elite player that NBC Sports even made an argument for Eichel as a generational American talent.So it's clearly difficult to find any glaring deficiencies in Eichel's game, but a day out in...
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Top prospect Jack Eichel reveals possible decision to turn pro

Has top NHL Draft prospect Jack Eichel finally made a decision on whether to turn pro or return for another season at Boston University? The answer: sort of. Eichel told Wednesday that he has made a decision as to his plans for the upcoming season, but he is not ready to reveal his choice to the public just yet. "I mean, I'm kind of set on what I want to do, but I guess...
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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

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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Boston University Goalie Scores Own Goal Late In The National Championship – Team Goes On To Lose

Boston University and Providence played last night in the college hockey National Championship and late in the game, BU’s goalie made one the biggest bonehead plays you’ll ever see. Providence Sneaks A Score Tie Game 3-3 vs Boston University @NCAAHockey @FriarsHockey #providence #bu #hockey — ViralVidKid (@StatKeeper) April 12, 2015 Now I don’t...
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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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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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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

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

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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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

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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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...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Eichel, Boston advance to Frozen Four Final vs Providence

Boston University freshman Jack Eichel continued to show he is a special player, by powering Boston over North Dakota to earn the Terriers a Frozen Four Final appearance against the Providence Friars. Eichel led Boston to an early lead, with a power play goal five minutes into the game. Before the first period came to an end, Brandon Hickey added to the Terriers lead. In the second...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel Not Slowed By Target On Back In Stellar Freshman Season

There’s living up to expectations, and then there’s what Jack Eichel has done this season. The 18-year-old center was hailed as the best college hockey talent in ages before he began his career at Boston University last fall — an overwhelming favorite even then to be picked second behind Connor McDavid in the 2015 NHL draft. How has Eichel responded to that billing? Where...
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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