Game Day: Terriers open second half at Harvard

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Following a 25-day break, the Terriers return to action with an out-of-conference game against Harvard at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center in Allston. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. tonight for the contest that will air on ESPN+ (subscription).
Harvard enters the game with a 6-6-2 record and is coming off a 3-2 overtime win against Rensselaer. The Crimson’s power play, which has a mind-boggling 36.2% success rate, is quarterbacked by standout junior defenseman Adam Fox who has 20 points. Also leading the Harvard attack are freshman Adam Dornbach, sophomore Reilly Walsh and freshman Jack Drury. Senior goalie Michael Lackeyhas a 2.41 GAA and a .912 save percentage.
Co-captains Dante Fabbro and Bobo Carpenter pace the Terrier attack with 13 and 12 points respectively. BU will be without freshman Jake Wise for the remainder of the season following shoulder surgery. Goalie Vinnie Purpura has been added to the roster, while defenseman Dominic Vidoli has left the program to play in the USHL.
Tonight’s BU line-up

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Oettinger
● GoTerriers.com preview, Game Notes, Live Stats, Terrier Sports Radio Network, BU GameDay, Men’s Hockey Twitter
ESPN+ Live Stream (PPV)
● Boston Hockey Blog Live In-Game Blog
● Daily Free Press preview
Scott Weighart sat down with Coach Albie O’Connell to review the first half of the season and discuss what is needed for an improved second half.
● GoTerriers.com Looking forward to 2019 

Give a warm Terrier Nation welcome to Vinnie Purpura!

We’re excited to have him join our roster for the second semester. #GoBUhttps://t.co/vL6Z8Y48Gvpic.twitter.com/A0deuXTxYr

— BU Men’s Hockey (@TerrierHockey) January 7, 2019

● GoTerriers.com Men’s Ice Hockey Adds Purpura for Second Semester
Sophomore Logan Cockerill and freshman Joel Farabee earned silver medals with Team USA, which fell to Finland, 3-2, in the gold-medal game of the World Junior Championships in Vancouver.
Looking ahead
2019 recruit Robert Mastrosimone scored the game-winning goal and added two assists in Chicago’s 7-1 win against Madison. The left wing from East Islip, N.Y., will skate in tonight’s USHL/NHL Top Prospects game in Lincoln, Neb., along with 2019 recruit Ethan Phillips of Sioux Falls.
● USHL box score
● USHL Top Prospects Game Hub
2022 recruit Jeremy Wilmer scored twice and assisted on a goal by 2023 recruit Devin Kaplan in the North Jersey Avalanche 16U’s 3-2 win against the Penguins Elite 16U. Kaplan also had an assist. In four games over the weekend, Wilmer had four goals and six assists, bringing his T1EHL-leading total to -52 points (19G,33A) in 21 games
Looking back

The BU Hockey family mourns the passing of Jim Quinn ’67.

Jim co-captained the 1967 NCAA runner-up team that won the Beanpot & claimed the ECAC reg-season title, becoming the only BU team in the past 70 years to post an undefeated conference record (19-0-1).

Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/uCOIb8roXm

— BU Men’s Hockey (@TerrierHockey) January 7, 2019

.@JGreenway12is all about protecting the puck. He teaches us how to excel at this skill. @mnwild#IceTimepic.twitter.com/ni5RHC81cK

— NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) January 7, 2019

Women’s Team
Sophomore Corinne Schroeder, who was Hockey East Goalie of the Month for December, was named Defensive Player of the Week after blanking Maine, 3-0, on Sunday to give BU a split of its weekend series with the Black Bears. Schroeder stopped all 21 Maine shots a day after turning aside 20 of 21 shots in a 1-0 loss to Maine.
● GoTerriers.com Game 1 recap; Game 2 recap;
● GoTerriers.com Schroeder Named Defensive Player of the Week

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