Boston University defeats Northeastern, 5-2

Northeastern University has been performing like a Hockey East title contender lately.

But the Huskies failed to win in their first 11 games of the season, so despite suffering only two losses in December and January, they remain in last place.

Though the 0-9-2 start was difficult for Northeastern, the team has been rejuvenated by its ability to recover from adversity and misfortune and will be among the hottest teams entering the 52d annual Beanpot tournament. Northeas...

Whether they are enjoying a good season or suffering through a bad one, the Boston University Terriers are a force to be reckoned with in the Beanpot. BU, which has been playing sub-.500 hockey, proved that again last night, defeating Northeastern, 5-2, at the FleetCenter to advance to the final next Monday.

After emerging from the first period with a 2-2 tie, the Terriers scored twice in the second period, with sophomore defenseman Jekabs Redlihs scoring on a wraparoun...

Harvard's Walt Greeley was MVP of the first Beanpot in 1952. He registered four goals and two assists as the Crimson defeated Boston College and Boston University at Boston Arena.

Another Greeley (no relation) enjoyed a Beanpot moment last night. Boston University senior Steve Greeley, of Scituate and Thayer Academy, scored his first Beanpot goal in five games as the Terriers eliminated Northeastern, 5-2. NU had taken a 1-0 lead at 1:11 of the first period, but Greeley ...