U18 defenseman Fensore commits; Mastrosimone shines at Battle of Boston

Terrier Fan Blog July 28, 2018 Comments Off on U18 defenseman Fensore commits; Mastrosimone shines at Battle of Boston

BU strengthened its pipeline of future defensemen when NTDP U18 blueliner Domenick Fensore committed to the Terriers. Fensore, a 5’7”, 155 lb., left shot from Thornwood, N.Y., who previously had been committed to Quinnipiac, is the second recruit secured since Albie O’Connell took the reins as head coach.

Look for Fensore to end up at Boston University. He will be a terrific puck-moving offensive defenseman for the Terriers. https://t.co/FsZNyGm2wo

— Jeff Cox (@JeffCoxSports) July 25, 2018

Possessing “explosive skating” and strong passing skills, Fensore scored 31 points (2G, 29A) in 61 games for the U17s last season. In 2016-17, he scored 83 points with the PAL Junior Islanders, including 27 in 23 USPHL games. That spring he was invited to the NTDP Evaluation Camp and earned a roster spot on Team USA. SBNation reported:

Pay no attention to his height. His footwork and skating are so good he can overcome that. He retrieves pucks, breaks the puck out of the zone and acts as a fourth forward. His gaps and layers are good. He has a good shot and is a prototypical modern era puck transporter.

Fensore becomes the fourth member of this season’s U18s headed to BU, joining fellow blueliners Case McCarthy and Alex Vlasic, and center Trevor Zegras. The U18s will visit Agannis Arena on October 19 for an exhibition game against the Terriers.

● Elite Prospects page

● New England Hockey Journalreport

● USA Hockey Fensore learns to use his size to his advantage

● NY Hockey Journal: Dynamic Dom 

#3 in this year’s #Terrier12is @TerrierHockeywho captured their 9th Hockey East title this past season! pic.twitter.com/Kl7sG2pOSd

— BU Athletics (@BUAthletics) July 27, 2018

Looking ahead

2019 recruit Robert Mastrosimone dominated the U20 tournament at the Battle of Boston, scoring 20 points (8g,12A) in five games for Hockey Essentials. The forward from East Islip, N.Y., scored five points—including a hat trick–in the tournament final. Following the USA Hockey Select 17, Mastrosimone was named to the US Select U18 roster, along with 2020 recruit Cade Webber, for the Hlinka-Gretzky CupTournament in Edmonton in August 6.

NHL Prospect: Mastrosimone 2017-18 highlights

Looking back

► NY Hockey Journal Rodrigues earns his keep with Sabres

Former @TerrierHockeyD Man, Waltham native, and certified good guy Brian Strait will be back at the #commaveclassic. Brian holds the best plus minus in Comm Ave Classic history at plus 17! pic.twitter.com/lydQu3tJAc

— Comm Ave Classic (@CommAveClassic) July 27, 2018

Women’s Team

Six Terriers have been selected as AHCA All-American Scholars: Victoria Bach, Rebecca Leslie, Breanna, Scarpaci, Deziray DeSousa, Aslyn Aiello and Rachel Allen.

● GoTerriers.com report

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