Boston University freshman forward Brady Tkachuk joins us to talk about his hockey path to B.U., the upcoming NHL combine, playoff hockey, and much more.
Goals: 2, 1x, 1/26/18
Assists: 2, 3x, rec. 1/12/18
Points: 2, 5x, rec. 1/26/18
Shots: 9, 1x, 11/3/17
+/-: +2, 5x, rec. 1/26/18
Blocks: 3, 1x, 2/16/18
Penalties: 2, 3x, 2/5/18
• Hockey East All-Rookie Team
• Hockey East Rookie of the Week (3/26/18)
• Hockey East Top Performer (11/13/17, 1/29/18)
• 2018 World Juniors - Bronze Medal (USA)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Played in all 40 contests, tallying 31 points on eight goals and 23 assists ... Led team in assists (23) and shots (131) and finished fourth in points and second in plus-minus (+15) ... His 131 shots were the most of any freshman in the country ... Hockey East All-Rookie Team ... Hockey East Rookie of the Week on March 26 after picking up two assists in NCAA Northeast Regional ... Two-time Hockey East Top Performer ... Had a helper in 2-0 win over Providence in Hockey East championship on March 17 ... Scored a goal and recorded an assist in Hockey East quarterfinals series against UConn March 9-10 ... Provided an assist in 3-1 win at Merrimack on Feb. 17 ... Posted an assist in 3-3 tie versus UMass on Feb. 9 ... Scored twice in 8-0 shutout at Arizona State on Jan. 26 ... Found the back of the net in 3-1 win versus Merrimack on Jan. 20 ... Scored in back-to-back games against UMass Lowell Dec. 8-9 ... Lit the lamp and dished an assist in 7-4 win at Boston College on Dec. 1 ... Scored first collegiate goal in 7-0 shutout at Maine on Nov. 18 ... Registered a pair of assists against Minnesota State on Oct. 13 ... Helped Team USA capture a bronze medal at 2018 World Junior Championship.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Spent two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program … Captured gold medal with Team USA at 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship, scoring seven points (1g, 6a) in the tournament and serving as a captain ... Finished fourth in scoring on the U.S. National Under-18 Team last season with 54 points (25g, 29a) after recording 25 points (9g, 16a) in 2015-16 with the U.S. National Under-17 Team ... Helped U.S. squad win the title at the 2016 and 2017 U17 Five Nations Tournaments ... Scored five points (2g, 3a) in six games at the 2015 World Under 17 Challenge ... Scored a team-best 43 points (15g, 28a) during the 2014-15 season for the Jr. Blues 16U team in the Tier 1 Elite league ... Projected to be a first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Born Sept. 16, 1999 ... Son of Chantal and Keith Tkachuk ... His father played one season at BU before embarking on an 18-year NHL career during which he played in 1,201 contests and five All-Star Games ... His older brother, Matthew, is a member of the Calgary Flames ... Enrolled in the College of General Studies.
Information scraped from http://goterriers.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=11037
Playoff hockey discussion and finals predictions that you don't want to miss...
Jordan Greenway joins us to talk playoff hockey.
Gavin Regan, a native of Potsdam, N.Y., has played a significant role at both the district and national levels of USA Hockey as a valuable member of the organization’s volunteer leadership for parts of the last three decades. In June 2013, he was elected a vice president of USA Hockey and chair of the organization’s international council. Regan, who has been a member of USA Hockey’s Board of Directors since 1995, was tabbed in 2004 to serve on the executive committee of USA Hockey as a director representative.
He has been involved with USA Hockey’s New York state affiliate as a district director since 1991; has been on the player development committee for the state for more than 20 years; and has served as team leader for several boys’ New York Select Teams at USA Hockey National Festivals.
Since 1999 Regan has been involved with USA Hockey’s Women’s National Team Program. He served as the team leader for the 2005 U.S. Women’s National Team in the lead up to the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, including a 22-game pre-Olympic training schedule. In 2001 and 2002, he was an assistant to the team leader and also traveled with the 2001-02 U.S. Women’s National Team during legs of the Visa Skate To Salt Lake Tour. Regan has served as camp director for the USA Hockey National Women’s Festival in Lake Placid, N.Y., since 2002 and has been the team leader for the U.S. Women’s National Team at multiple Four Nations Cup tournaments.
Regan served as team leader for the gold medal-winning U.S. team at the 2005 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship in Sweden. He held the same post during the 2004 event in Nova Scotia, Canada. Regan first worked with the 2003 U.S. Women’s National Team scheduled to compete in the IIHF Women’s World Championship in Beijing, China. That tournament, however, was cancelled due to SARS virus concerns.
Regan, who for the past 25 years has forged a successful career in banking and finance, resides in Potsdam, N.Y., with his wife, Jeri, daughters Harley and Kiona and son, Carson.
Information scraped from https://profiles.usahockey.com/page/show/1107884-leadership
Sean Flanagan has completed one season as an assistant coach for the men’s hockey team, helping the guide the Big Red to a 21-9-5 record in 2016-17 and return to the NCAA championships for the first time in five years.
Flanagan joined the Big Red after a couple stops following a four-year playing career at St. Lawrence. His most recent experience was at UMass-Lowell, where he served as the River Hawks’ director of hockey operations for the 2015-16 season. Prior to that, Flanagan was the assistant coach at Hobart from 2012-15. Working under former Cornell assistant coach Mark Taylor with the Statesmen, Flanagan helped build a team that won the ECAC West title in 2015 and 2016 to reach the NCAA tournament. Hobart was the No. 1 seed in the NCAA’s East Region last year.
No stranger to ECAC Hockey, Flanagan played 121 career games with St. Lawrence up to the 2010-11 season. He racked up 12 goals and 40 assists for 52 points, helping the Saints advance to the league’s championship weekend twice over his four years. He served as an assistant captain during his senior season, then went on to play professionally with the Las Vegas Wranglers and Quad City Mallards in the ECHL.
Flanagan graduated from St. Lawrence with a bachelor of arts degree in history with a minor in sports studies and exercise sciences in 2010. He also earned a master of education degree from St. Lawrence in 2011.
Information scraped from http://cornellbigred.com/coaches.aspx?rc=2961&path=
- Matt Morley, assistant hockey coach for the Ogdensburg Blue Devils joins us. Morley has spent the past 16 years coaching high school hockey so has plenty of knowledge with what's happening at the ground level. Matt is also the head lacrosse coach for Ogdensburg where he started the program over 10 years ago. We talk to Coach Morley about some of the changes that have impacted high school hockey over the past decade or two. NHL playoffs and more...
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SAINT PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the NHL club has signed forward Jordan Greenway to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the remainder of the 2017-18 season. The team also announced it has reassigned forward Zack Mitchell to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Greenway, 21 (2/16/97), recorded 35 points (13-22=35) and 52 penalty minutes (PIM) in 36 games during his junior season at Boston University, helping the Terriers claim the 2018 Hockey East Tournament Championship and advance to the NCAA Northeast Regional Final. The 6-foot-6, 226-pound native of Canton, N.Y., served as an alternate captain in 2017-18, ranking T-1st on the Terriers in points, second in assists and PIM, T-2nd in PPG (4), third in goals and shots on goal (127), and was named a Hockey East Third-Team All-Star. He also collected a goal, 10 PIM and 13 shots in five games with Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, leading the U.S. in PIM and ranking third in shots. In three seasons with Boston University (2015-18), Greenway totaled 92 points (28-64=92) and 192 PIM in 112 games.
Greenway skated in eight games with Team USA at the 2017 IIHF World Championship. He notched eight points (3-5=8) in seven games to help the United States win the gold medal at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship, ranking T-2nd on Team USA and T-8th in the tournament in scoring. He also helped the United States earn the gold medal at the 2015 IIHF Under-18 World Championship, registering seven points (1-6=7) in seven games.
He collected 46 points (15-31=46) in 55 games during two seasons with United States National Team Development Program (2013-15) and won championships at the 2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament, the 2014 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament, the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and participated in 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. Greenway recorded 62 points (23-39=62) in 46 games with Shattuck St. Mary's in Faribault, Minn., in 2012-13.
Information scraped from https://www.nhl.com/wild/news/minnesota-wild-signs-jordan-greenway-032618/c-297323722
- The NHL GM Meeting in Boca Raton, FL
- Ryan Danato, Harvard, USA Men's MVP, Hobbie Baker, 1st two NHL games he tallied 2g, 2a for the Bruins.
- The NHL Playoff rush.
- The 2018 NHL Playoff matchups
- The NHL Expansion format
- Ovechkin's 600th goal