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  1. Hockey East tourney an all-inclusive affair

    Brion O'Connor

    For years, Hockey East was the exception among collegiate conferences due to its practice of excluding teams from its postseason tournament. It was an oft-repeated matter of pride that teams had to earn their way into the playoffs, with spots reserve...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  2. Harvard takes Pot consolation from BU

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- There was nothing to console Boston University coach Dave Quinn in the Beanpot consolation game at TD Garden on Monday, as the first-year bench boss saw his Terriers squander a precious first-period lead and lose to the Harvard Crimson, 6-2...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  3. Déjà vu: NU, BC to battle for Beanpot title

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- Round 3 of the Boston College-Northeastern contretemps this season will take place on the big stage, as the Eagles and Huskies both won the right to battle for the 62nd Beanpot crown next Monday at TD Garden. The championship game will b...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  4. BC tries to keep firm grasp on Beanpot

    Brion O'Connor

    Once the distraction of the Super Bowl passes, Hub hockey fans can again turn their attention to the most cherished parochial trophy in college hockey. The marquee match of the first night of the 62nd Beanpot Tournament on Monday pits longtime rivals...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  5. BC hockey takes season series from BU

    Brion O'Connor

    CHESTNUT HILL - Nathaniel Hawthorne's famed scarlet letter "A" is taking on an ominous connotation for the Boston University Terriers these days. After No. 3 Boston College tagged David Quinn's troops with a 6-4 loss on Friday night before a raucous ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  6. Lowell ends BU's season, Parker's career

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- Adieu, Coach Parker. There would be no storybook ending in the storied career of the best hockey coach in Boston University history. Faced with a must-win scenario, and his Terriers unable to duplicate Friday's stunning comeback victory ...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  7. BU bests BC, advances to Hockey East final

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- Jack Parker's farewell tour picked up steam Friday night, as his Boston University Terriers fought back from a 2-0 deficit to beat archrival Boston College 6-3 in the Hockey East semifinals at TD Garden. The third-seeded Terriers (21-15-...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  8. BC, BU renew rivalry in Hockey Easy semis

    Brion O'Connor

    It was a scene that bordered on the bizarre. Moments after his team swept Merrimack in the Hockey East quarterfinals, just before he left the ice, Boston University coach Jack Parker was hugging the on-ice officials. Most notably, he embraced Tim Ben...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  9. Hockey East: BU ousts Merrimack; BC next

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- When BU coach Jack Parker announced his retirement Monday, he got a laugh from the assembled crowd with his characterization of the Terriers' hockey program. "I always talk about BU being a family," said Parker. "I've got two daughters, ...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  10. Hockey East quarterfinals preview

    Brion O'Connor

    College hockey's "second season" -- highlighted by the Hockey East quarterfinals -- resumes Thursday in Lowell, with the River Hawks hosting Maine. The remaining three quarterfinal matchups start Friday. The Hockey East championship has been won b...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  11. Jack Parker was on top of game for 40 years at Boston University

    Brion O'Connor

    Jack Parker's ability to change with the times kept him on top of the game for 40 years at BU.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  12. BU hockey motors past Merrimack

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- The Boston University Terriers have a pulse after all. Barely clinging to their top-20 ranking with a .500 record, the No. 19 Terriers put it all together Tuesday night to pin a 5-2 loss on No. 17 Merrimack at Agganis Arena. "It was nice...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  13. BU feels sting of Huskies' upset

    Brion O'Connor

    BOSTON -- Boston University's quest for Beanpot title No. 30 will have to wait another year, as Kevin Roy and the Huntington Hounds of Northeastern dispatched the Terriers, 3-2, in the opener of the 61st edition of the tournament at TD Garden on Mond...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  14. Northeastern Huskies upset Boston U. Terriers in opener of Beanpo...

    Brion O'Connor

    Kevin Roy had a hat trick, scoring one goal in each period, to boost Northeastern to a 3-2 win over Boston University in the opening semifinal of the 61st Beanpot tournament at TD Garden.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  15. 61st Beanpot full of uncertainty

    Brion O'Connor

    You could hardly blame the casual college hockey fan for looking past Monday's opening round of the Beanpot. Most observers expect to see Boston College and Boston University squaring off in the finals for the 22nd time in the 61 years of the storied...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  16. Boston College's Jerry York ties all-time wins record

    Brion O'Connor

    Boston College hockey coach Jerry York has reached a milestone many hockey observers thought was beyond reach. With the Eagles 5-2 victory over rival Boston University on Saturday, York tied the collegiate mark of 924 wins set by Ron Mason.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012