Hockey East Previews: Boston College

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops.  (Turns out I’ve abandoned that and am just cranking these out rapid-fire style just to get them done.) They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we do the FINAL ONE! We’ll be talking about the Boston College Eagles, who won the regular seasons on both sides last year, but managed to bottle the tournament both times. Can the men return to the NCAA tournament after two years out? And can the women finally get over the hump and grab that elusive national title?

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Hockey East Previews: Northeastern

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops.  (Turns out I’ve abandoned that and am just cranking these out rapid-fire style just to get them done.) They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the Northeastern Huskies, who had a dream season on both sides last season. With many key players graduating, how will the men replace them? And how can the women follow up on their Hockey East title run?

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Hockey East Previews: Providence

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops.  (Turns out I’ve abandoned that and am just cranking these out rapid-fire style just to get them done.) They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the Providence Friars, whose men’s team was the closest Hockey East team to the Frozen Four. Can they get over the hump and into Buffalo this year? And how will the women adjust with a new head coach?

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Hockey East Previews: Boston University

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the BU Terriers, the second team in Hockey East with a new men’s coach. How will Albie O’Connell differ from David Quinn? And can the women replace the sheer scoring of their two departed stars?

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Hockey East Previews: UConn

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the UConn Huskies, a team that surprised the crap out of a lot of people last season on both sides. Can the men build on a fifth place finish last year? And how will the women respond to their epic Cinderella tournament run?

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Hockey East Previews: Maine

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we take a look at the Maine Black Bears, a team that saw a resurgence for both teams last year. Can the men take another step towards what they used to be? And how will the women follow up on a successful campaign? Read on…

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Hockey East Previews: UMass Lowell

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the UMass Lowell River Hawks, a school that sponsors only men’s hockey and is coming off one of their worst years in the Bazin era. Can he right the ship? Read on…

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Hockey East Previews: UMass Amherst

 

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the UMass Minutemen, a school that sponsors only men’s hockey and is coming off a good season by their standards. Can they continue the #NewMass momentum?

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Hockey East Previews: Merrimack

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at the Merrimack Warriors, who are an interesting team this year with both teams. Can new men’s head coach Scott Borek build off of what Mark Dennehy has done for the program? How will their first women’s D1 senior class celebrate their final year? Read on…

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Hockey East Previews: New Hampshire

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TIME TO GET HYPE FOR THE SEASON!

We’ll be cranking out these previews once a week with the occasional second one thrown in, as we want everything to be up by the time the puck drops. They’ll be done in reverse order of the men’s standings.

Today we look at last year’s men’s Wooden Spoon winners, the New Hampshire Wildcats. What do their men have in store for the first year of the Mike Souza era? And can the women rebound from a shaky second half and earn their first .500 season since 2009/10?

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