Hockey East

Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 9:36 pm
Jordan Greenway and Brady Tkachuk being on the same line can create some major problems for Boston University’s opponents. Their size and puck control in the offensive zone can wear down the opposition, and it was exactly those characteristics that helped Boston University beat Providence College,...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2018 - 12:38 am
If you came to TD Garden for Friday night’s Hockey East semifinals, hopefully you like comebacks and overtime. After Boston University came from behind to knock off Boston College in overtime in the first semifinal, Providence scored a tying goal late in regulation and beat Northeastern in overtime...
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Boston University Athletics
Scott McLaughlin
March 16, 2018 - 9:37 pm
There were several occasions throughout Friday night’s Hockey East semifinal when things weren’t looking good for Boston University, but the Terriers kept finding ways to respond and wound up coming away with a 4-3 overtime victory over rival Boston College to keep their season alive. They fell...
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UMass Lowell captured its third Hockey East title in the last five years Saturday night. (WEEI.com)
Scott McLaughlin
March 18, 2017 - 9:41 pm
UMass Lowell is back on top of Hockey East. After coming up short in the conference title game each of the previous two seasons, the River Hawks captured their third Hockey East championship in the last five years Saturday night at TD Garden with a 4-3 win over Boston College. The victory serves as...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 18, 2017 - 5:41 pm
[caption id="attachment_5464" align="alignright" width="400"] UMass Lowell captured its third Hockey East title in the last five years Saturday night. (WEEI.com)[/caption] UMass Lowell is back on top of Hockey East. After coming up short in the conference title game each of the previous two seasons...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2017 - 6:59 pm
[caption id="attachment_5452" align="alignright" width="400"] Boston College survived Boston University's late comeback push Friday night. (WEEI.com)[/caption] Boston University made things interesting in the end, but ultimately Boston College's dominance for most of the game was enough to lift the...
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March 17, 2017 - 4:14 pm
The River Hawks had a tough task ahead with the loss of a large senior class, including goalie Kevin Boyle, heading into the 2016-17 season. After falling in the Hockey East championship game to Northeastern last season, it seemed it would be difficult to return to a similar spot while having to...
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Scott McLaughlin
March 17, 2017 - 3:22 pm
[caption id="attachment_5441" align="alignright" width="400"] UMass Lowell is heading to the Hockey East championship game for the fifth year in a row. (WEEI.com)[/caption] The middle of March is a time for traditions, like filling out your bracket, drinking green beer and watching UMass Lowell win...
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Clayton Keller was one of four BU players selected in the first round of this year's NHL draft. (Timothy T. Ludwig/USA Today Sports)
Scott McLaughlin
October 03, 2016 - 8:17 am
The Red Sox are back in the playoffs and Tom Brady is back on the field, but I think I speak for all Boston sports fans when I say that the return we're most excited about is that of college hockey. No? Whatever. Here's a Hockey East season preview, power rankings style. 1. Boston University Before...
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Scott McLaughlin
November 26, 2013 - 4:00 am
We get a quick break from conference play with Thanksgiving coming up, so now seems like a good time for some power rankings. We have a pretty clear top three and a pretty clear bottom two right now (you can debate the order in both places, though), but everything in between is pretty tight. 1...
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