Monthly Archives: December 2011

Saturday Preview: #2 Minnesota

Despite the ugly game, we got where wanted to be, and face off against Minnesota tonight. Northeastern has a little bit of fortune, as the Gopher’s #1 and #3 lead scorers (also their 2 top goal scorers), Nick Bjugstad and … Continue reading

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Post-game thoughts: Kissing your sister

Well, I didn’t love that. Northeastern played incredibly sloppy in just about all facets of the game. They took an outrageous amount of penalties, went 0-7 on the PP, tried to be too cute with offensive plays, and Rawlings was … Continue reading

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Friday Preview: Princeton

In just a little while from now, Northeastern faces off against the Princeton Tigers at the Mariucci Classic in Minnesota. Princeton is a pretty weak team, tied for 9th in ECAC and sporting a 4-9-2 record overall. Princeton has a … Continue reading

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Midseason Power Rankings

With the season half over, and hockey starting back up this weekend, it’s time to take a look at how the Hockey East teams stand. This takes into account both expectations of these teams, their current standings, and how they … Continue reading

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Hockey East Roundup

Hockey is starting up again this weekend with a lot of holiday tournaments, important out of conference games, and interesting matchups. Here’s a taste of some matchups: -BU faces off against Notre Dame on Saturday. This game will be intriguing … Continue reading

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Midseason Rankings- Defense/Goalies

Anthony Bitetto-A. Terrific puck moving skills, lots of offensive power, and very good defensive skills. He’s the best defenseman we have, and is great in all zones. Luke Eibler-A. Great use of throwing his body around, good defensive strength, and … Continue reading

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Midseason Ranking- Forwards

With a big block of time off before the next games, there’s an opportunity to fill the space with some midseason reviews. First up, forwards. For my sanity, I’ll stick with A, B, C, D, F, or Incomplete, and not … Continue reading

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Rumor Mill Part II

Oh look, more rumors. Once again this is provided by the Boston College Hockey Blog. Unfortunately, their reporting is significantly more vague than it was on the Coyle story, and it’ll take more time before this potentially happens (or doesn’t). … Continue reading

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Coyle update

Well, after the rumors of Coyle leaving were pretty widely dismissed (including by me), the story has now been confirmed by just about everyone, with USCHO, CHN, USHR, and others reporting it. The Boston Hockey Blog (part of the Daily … Continue reading

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Rumor Mill

Twitter has somewhat blown up today with some a rumor and a story. Since the rumor is far more interesting (only if it’s true), let’s go to it: The BC Hockey Blog has a “source” in BU (I use air … Continue reading

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