2018-19 schedule announced; Nieto re-signs with Avs; Happy 91st, Jack Kelley

Terrier Fan Blog July 10, 2018 Comments Off on 2018-19 schedule announced; Nieto re-signs with Avs; Happy 91st, Jack Kelley

Terriers have announced their 2018-19 full schedule with 34 regular season contests and two exhibitions.  Along with 24 Hockey East games, there are ten out-of-conference games: Minnesota State (2), Friendship Four Tournament in Belfast (UConn, Yale/Union), Dartmouth, Harvard, Arizona State (2), Beanpot (2). The home exhibitions with Acadia and USA Hockey’s NTDP U18s.  
GoTerriers.com full schedule 

We’ll start off with the 17-game home slate at @AgganisArena: 11 @hockey_east contests, 4 non-conference games and 2 exhibitions! #GoBU pic.twitter.com/ktLWQHspIA

— BU Men’s Hockey (@TerrierHockey) July 9, 2018

Time to start planning trips… here are our 13 road games next season! #GoBU pic.twitter.com/3CdQtsn2f3

— BU Men’s Hockey (@TerrierHockey) July 9, 2018

First-year coach Albie O’Connell will meet with season ticket holders and members of Friends of BU Hockey this week.

Freshman forward Joel Farabee, after a strong performance at Flyers development camp, talked about his Philly family ties and goals for his first year as a Terrier. 
NHL.com Farabee eager for homecoming of sorts 

Terrier Trivia
Farabee was the #14 overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft –same as Kevin Shattekirk in 2007 and Charlie McAvoy in 2016.  Who are the eight Terriers selected higher than #14 in the NHL draft?

Looking back

Former Terrier forward Matt Nieto, coming off his best NHL goal-scoring season, re-upped with the Avalance, signing a two-year deal for $3.95 million.

MileHighHockey.com report

Jack Eichel will be wearing #9 for Buffalo, switching from #15 to the number he flashed as a Terrier.

Wakefield, Massachusetts native John Lilley, who played at BU before pro career, is the new Director of Amateur Scouting for Toronto Maple Leafs. Promoted from Top US scout.

— Jeff Cox (@JeffCoxSports) July 8, 2018

 LastWordonHockey.com Leafs name John Lilley Director of Amateur Scouting

Former Terrier Head Coach Jack Kelley, who led BU to back-to-back National championships in 1971 and 1972, turns 91 this week. The Athletic’s Joe McDonald caught up with him in Maine to talk BU and NHL hockey..

TheAthletic.com  Even at 90 you can’t keep Jack Kelley away from the NHL

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