Boston University defeats Northeastern, 2-1

At the Beanpot luncheon last Wednesday, Boston University coach Jack Parker noted how evenly matched his Terriers seemed to be against the other teams in the tournament, citing his squad’s combined 3-2 record against Boston College, Harvard, and Northeastern, which handed BU a 1-0 loss at Matthews Arena Nov. 6.

“I just hope it’s not like watching two golfers shoot 90,’’ Parker said dryly.

The nightcap of the Beanpot between BU and NU last night was far from watching ...

Playing tough and disciplined are key ingredients to the balancing act in college hockey. Discipline is typically the signature of a successful team, while setting up shop in the penalty box is a sure-fire recipe for failure.

For most of this season, Boston University has struggled trying to straddle that fine line, and it has the record - 10-11-3 overall and 7-9-2 in Hockey East - to prove it.

Last night, for more than two periods in a 2-1 victory over Northeastern ...

BOSTON—Boston College and Boston University will play in the Beanpot finals for the city's college hockey bragging rights.

BC advanced with a 6-0 victory over Harvard in the early semifinal on Monday night, then defending champion BU held off Northeastern's two-man skating advantage over the final 88 seconds to win 2-1 and reach the final for the 25th time in 27 years.

Harvard will play Northeastern in the consolation game next Monday, followed by the matchup of Gree...

BU 2, NU 1: Back in the Beanpot finals for the 26th time in 28 years, the Boston University hockey team punched its ticket with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over a feisty Northeastern squad in the nightcap of last night's Beanpot semifinal doubleheader before a TD Garden crowd of 17,565.

Colby Cohen, who potted the winning goal in BU's national championship triumph over Miami last year, broke a scoreless stalemate against NU with a power-play goal at 8:23 of the second on ...