Author: Grant Gund

Three stars from Denver’s national championship victory against Minnesota State

By Owen Gund The University of Denver Pioneers claimed their ninth national championship in program history, and second in the last five seasons, with a 5-1 win against the Minnesota State University Mavericks at TD Garden on Saturday. Denver scored five unanswered goals in the third period. Here are my three stars of the game, […]

NCAA Tournament: Three stars from Minnesota’s regional final win against Western Michigan

By Owen Gund The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers advanced to the Frozen Four with a 3-0 victory over the Western Michigan University Broncos on Sunday. Freshman forward Matthew Knies and senior forward Blake McLaughlin each scored, and senior co-captain Ben Meyers had two assists for N0. 5/6 Minnesota (26-12-0). Junior goaltender Justen Close made […]

NCAA Tournament: Three takeaways from Minnesota’s win against UMass

By Owen Gund Ben Meyers scored with 6:43 remaining in overtime, and the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers won 4-3 against defending national champion University of Massachusetts Minutemen in the Northeast Regional semifinal at the DCU Center on Friday. The senior co-captain scored on a give-and-go play with freshman forward Aaron Huglen to the right […]

NCAA Tournament: Three takeaways from Western Michigan’s win against Northeastern

By Owen Gund Luke Grainger scored 1:33 into overtime, and the No. 4/5 Western Michigan University Broncos won 2-1 against the No. 12 Northeastern University Huskies in the Northeast Regional semifinal at the DCU Center on Friday. The sophomore forward scored on a wraparound, and the puck barely crossed the goal line. It was initially […]

Men’s Hockey: Terriers open Hockey East Playoffs against UConn

By Owen Gund It has been a roller coaster of a season for the Boston University Terriers (19-12-3, 13-8-3 HEA), who are gearing up to face the University of Connecticut Huskies (18-5-0, 14-10-0 HEA) Saturday afternoon in the Hockey East quarterfinals at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. The Terriers won their three-game season series […]

Men’s Hockey: Terriers fall flat at Maine, 8-1

By Owen Gund ORONO, M.E — Not a whole lot made sense about the Boston University Terriers’ (19-12-3,13-8-3 HEA) 8-1 loss to the last in Hockey East University of Maine Black Bears (7-21-4, 5-17-2 HEA) at Alfond Arena on Saturday night. The night before, the Terriers played up to their talent level and sucked the […]

Women’s Hockey: Terriers tie Friars, fall short in shootout

By Owen Gund Providence R.I. — For the second straight game and the third time in their last four games, the Boston University Terriers (12-13-6,11-8-5 HEA) played past regulation, skating to a 1-1 tie against Providence College (14-13-6, 11-12-3 HEA) with the Friars snagging the extra point in the shootout. In her third start in […]

Men’s Hockey: Terriers win Beanpot for first time since 2015

By Owen Gund The Boston University Terriers ended their seven-year Beanpot title drought in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the three-time defending champion Northeastern Huskies. Sophomore forward Dylan Peterson scored the game-winning goal with 2:48 to go in the game. The Terriers will taste the beans for the 31st time in Beanpot tournament history.  “I’m […]

Men’s Hockey: Terriers hang on in third to top Harvard 4-3, advance to Beanpot final

By Owen Gund BOSTON — The Boston University Terriers edged the Harvard Crimson in a 4-3 decision in the semifinals of the 69th annual Beanpot tournament. Every Beanpot final has featured either Boston College, Boston University, or both, and that streak will continue as the Terriers punched their ticket to the championship round on Monday. […]