In NCAA Division I competition, Boston University Terriers represent the Boston University while competing as the members of America East Conference, Hockey East Conference and Colonial Athletic Association.
The notable facilities of the team happen to be Agganis Arena, Nickerson field and Track & Tennis Center. Agganis Arena opened its doors back in 2005 as a home ground for Terriers’ Basketball and Hockey programs. The facility was majorly designed to accommodate the terriers’ hockey team that earlier played at the Walter Brown Arena. With the capacity of seating 6,000 – 7,000 people, Agganis Arena also hosts various other public events as well. Hence if you wish to catch any of the Terriers’ team playing there, you can do so with Boston University Terriers tickets.
Of all the sporting programs at the University, Ice Hockey is the most successful athletic program at the Boston University. Over the years, the team has been able to register twenty one Frozen Four appearances as well as a total of five National Championships as well. Apart from the national championships, the team has also won 7 Hockey East Tournament Championships, and 5 ECAC Tournament Championships. The team has also ended five of its seasons as the national runners up. Many of the former players at the Terriers have gone to have a professional career in National Hockey League as well.
Terriers’ hockey team keeps a bitter rivalry with the Boston College, as both of the teams play in the Hockey East Conference. The matchup between the two teams is known as the Battle of Commonwealth Avenue or the Green Line Rivalry. During the 90s under the leadership of the head coach Jack Parker, Terriers enjoyed huge amount of success by winning four Hockey East Tournament titles, six Hockey East Regular Season titles, three National Runner-up trophies as well as the National Championship in 1995. The team went through a Frozen Four drought for almost a decade starting from 1998, but it managed to strike back up again with a National Championship win in 2009.
Boston University Terriers’ hockey team also takes part in the Beanpot tournament which comprises three teams other than terriers; Boston College, Harvard, and Northeastern. The tournament has been contested since 1952, and Terriers have maintained its status as the most dominant one among all of them. Played each year at the TD Banknorth Garden, Terriers lead the pack with a total of twenty nine wins out of 58 Beanpot championships that have taken place by far.
Boston University has a total of twenty one Varsity teams most of which compete in the America East Conference. Terriers offer best of the college sporting action to all its fans in the region, and if you wish to catch any of the upcoming fixtures live, you can do so with Boston University Terriers tickets
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