Boston College Daily Links: Rangers Rookie Comes Up Big In Game 6

OTTAWA, CANADA - APRIL 23: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal with teammates in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Ottawa Senators during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scotiabank Place on April 23, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Rangers defeated the Senators 3-2. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Rangers rookie Kreider scores in Game 6 (NYPOST.com)
"That’s been the message since I got here," Kreider told The Post about his pre-game exchange with Sather. "There’s been no pressure from management or anything. They just tell me to go out and play hockey."

Chris Kreider's first NHL goal is one to remember as it stands up as game-winner in NY Rangers' season-saving Game 6 win in Ottawa (NY Daily News)
"It didn’t really hit me," said Kreider, 20, of his emotions after scoring on a wrist shot from the left circle in a 3-2 Game 6 win. "Obviously it feels great in retrospect, but I’m just really happy we won the game."

Kerry, Brown hail BC hockey champs (BostonHerald.com)
"These guys are the best, period. They play the way they practice, with fire and grit and intensity," Kerry, a hockey player and BC Law grad, said in a statement. "Each of these guys knows what it takes to win. It’s not just outstanding individual effort, it’s also the fire of the team-first attitude — the Jerry York philosophy that no matter what happens, you stick together as a team. It was a fitting end to a spectacular season and, with freshmen like Johnny Gaudreau, I feel confident that the BC Eagles dynasty is just getting started."

BC linebacker Luke Kuechly could help Carolina Panthers instantly (CharlotteObserver.com)
Bill McGovern, Kuechly's position coach and defensive coordinator at Boston College, said Kuechly exemplified the characteristics coaches look for in players. Kuechly, he said, was usually the first to meetings and among the last to leave practice. Often, McGovern said he would go to watch tape and would find Kuechly there, doing his own independent study.

Boston College linebacker Kuechly primed to be picked early (The Boston Globe)
"The ability he showed in coverage, the way he moves and can flip his hips . . . you don’t see it that much at that position,’’ he said. "It was an outstanding workout. He’ll be playing in this league - at a high level - for 10 years. I don’t think you can miss on him, I really don’t.’’

Most Important Player: Boston College (ESPN ACC Blog)
With the Eagles' season over while other schools went on bowl trips, the junior-to-be took a trip of his own last year: to Athletes' Performance in Phoenix, where he trained for two weeks with NFL draft prospects. That's the kind of mentality BC needs to carry a unit that finished last season 43rd in the nation in scoring defense.

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