Good morning, everyone. Sort of a slow news day yesterday, leading up to a slow news week. That's how it's going to be at least until the NCAA hockey bracket comes out on Sunday. Oh well. To the news:
Demko focused on the job at hand as BC Eagles look to bounce back in NCAA tourney - Hockey's Future
Although the No. 1 Eagles were upset by No. 8 Notre Dame in the first round of the Hockey East Tournament, Demko and the Eagles will look to bounce back in the NCAA Tournament. Demko has been one of the best goalies in college hockey and has posted a 14-3-3 record, a 2.13 goals-against average, and a .921 save percentage along with two shutouts.
In contention teams’ tournament probabilities by outcome | Jim Dahl's College Hockey Ranked
The following conclusions are based on an exhaustive search of all possible remaining outcomes (about 3,145,728 of them). Any percentages given are not weighted by likelihood or team strength, but instead represent the share of remaining scenarios in which that outcome occurs.
Irish eyes smile, River Hawks keep defense alive and one team (make that TWO teams) need to keep practicing :: USCHO.com Blogs :: Hockey East Blog
I have said it for a few weeks: you need to be worried about Notre Dame if for no reason than this team last year won the CCHA tournament. This past weekend, the Irish shocked Boston College, 7-2, in game one. They then lost game two but rallied for a 4-2 victory in game three. If nothing more, you should believe in this Notre Dame team. If you're smart, you'll believe this Notre Dame team could become the first #8 seed to win the Hockey East tournament.
Eagles in the NHL (BCEagles.com)
Sixteen former Eagles are currently active on NHL rosters.
College Hockey News: Saint John GM: Eichel Will Evaluate After Under 18 Championships
While in the region, he reached out to Eichel's family via telephone and met with Eichel's family advisor, Peter Fish. "I had a great talk with the family," Young said. "His mom and I had a good discussion. They're a very nice family and great people. I was able to meet with Peter Fish and his partner, Peter Donatelli, and we also had a good discussion. We talked with both of them about what I feel the pros of Major Junior are."
Jack Eichel is projected to be either the #1 or #2 overall draft pick in 2015, and he's currently committed to Boston University. No commitment stops the haranguing from our neighbours to the nourth, though.
Sailing Earns Two First Place Finishes (BCEagles.com)
The Boston College sailing team won the Veitor Trophy hosted by Salve Regina this past weekend. The Eagles had 77 points to earn the win while Dartmouth College compiled 99 points for second place.
Women's Basketball Wraps Up Season (BCEagles.com)
Boston College head coach Erik Johnson sat down with the voice of the women's basketball team Eric Steckling last week to wrap-up the 2013-14 season.