Beanpot Round 2 Preview: BU



Vinny Saponari

Here we are again.  For the third straight year, Northeastern is in the Beanpot championship game.  This time around it’s BU lining up on the other side.

I’ll say it.  BU is really, really good.  They’re the third ranked team in the country.  The Terriers are in first in Hockey East and are up four points on second place BC with a game in hand.  Their first round game against Harvard, although going to double overtime, was one of the most dominant performances I’ve seen in a while.

We all know about Eichel.  He’s amazing.  Everybody and their mother is talking about how great the BU offense is, and they’re right.  BU is scoring an average of 3.69 goals per game.  They’re powerplay is converting 26.3% of their chances.  They’ve scored an incredible 49 goals in the third period.  We all know about their offense.

What has gone under the…

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