Led by Patriot League preseason Player of the Year D.J. Irving, the Boston University menís basketball team will host every conference game this season at Agganis Arena for the first time in program history. The inaugural Patriot League home schedule will begin Thursday, Jan. 2 against Holy Cross. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the nine games by clicking here.
Coming off its second straight postseason appearance, the Boston University womenís basketball team will open the Patriot League schedule on Thursday, Jan. 2 at Holy Cross and will host the programís first conference game on Sunday, Jan. 5 against Lehigh. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the nine home games by clicking here.
After winning the newly-created Kelley-Harkness Cup at Madison Square Garden against Cornell, the Boston University menís ice hockey team will host three games at Agganis in the month of January and also play against Maine on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Fenway Park. Fans can purchase tickets for any of the four games by clicking here.
On July 1, Boston University officially moved 20 of its 25 teams to the Patriot League. Formed as an all-sport conference in 1990-91, the league features American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola Maryland and Navy .
Located within Boston University's impressive $225-million John Hancock Student Village, Agganis Arena is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment center. A 290,000-square foot premier venue, it serves as home for the hockey and basketball teams and also for many other events, including past concerts by Carrie Underwood and Kings of Leon.
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AS A SENIOR IN 2011-12 Started 35 games ... Posted a 20-14-1 record, a .923 save percentage and a 2.60 goals-against average ... Numbers in Hockey East play improved to .927, 2.39 ... Named Honorable Mention All-Star by Hockey East ... Earned Hockey East Three Stars Award ... Brooke his own BU record for saves in a season with 1,110 ... Established school records for wins (81), saves (3768) and games played by a goaltender (138) ... Set a Hockey East Tournament record with 189 saves ... Stopped career-high 68 shots in double-overtime, series-clinching win against New Hampshire on March 11 in the Hockey East quarterfinals ... Made 47 stops against New Hampshire on March 9 ... Recorded 26 save shutout against Providence on Jan. 21 ... Earned Hockey East Player of the Week award on Dec. 12, stopping a total of 58 shots over two games against New Hampshire and Maine ... Became BU's all-time saves leader on Dec. 10, passing Sean Fields and finishing the game with 3,057 saves in his career ... Turned aside 23 shots in a 2-1 overtime win at Red Hot Hockey against Cornell ... Helped the team shut out Boston College for the first time since 1983 with 21 saves ... Blanked New Hampshire in season opener on Oct. 8 ... Broke the school record with his 63rd career win against Denver on Oct. 15 ... Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week five times.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11 Runner-up for Hockey East Player of the Year honors ... Hockey East Second Team All-Star ... Earned George V. Brown Most Valuable Player Award at team banquet ... Broke program's single-season saves record with 1,085 stops ... Posted a .919 save percentage and a 2.68 goals-against average ... Excelled in conference play with a 2.34 GAA and .932 save percentage ... Had 11 performances of 35 or more saves ... Made career-high 44 saves against New Hampshire on Nov. 19 ... Went 9-3-2 with a 1.82 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage in the final 14 Hockey East games ... Posted a 123:05 shutout skein with 67 straight saves from Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 ... Made 24 saves to lead BU to season-opening 4-3 victory over No. 13 Wisconsin on Oct. 8 ... Earned 50th career win on Dec. 8 and needed just 80 starts to reach the milestone ... Stopped 41 shots in 1-1 draw at Maine on Jan. 29 ... Named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month in February and was runner-up for the award in October ... Tabbed league's Defensive Player of the Week on Jan. 31 and Feb. 21 ... 11-time Hockey East Top Perfomer (10/18, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/13, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 2/7, 2/28).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10 Became Terriers' top netminder for second straight season, posting a 3.15 goals-against average and an .891 save percentage in 32 starts ... Set career high with 42 saves in 5-4 win at Boston College on Jan. 22 ... Named Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 1 after turning in 39-save performance in 6-2 win over UMass ... Made 33 saves in 3-2 win over fourth-ranked Michigan on Oct. 24 ... Stopped 27 shots in 3-2 win over Boston College at Fenway Park on Jan. 8 ... Selected as runner-up for Hockey East Goaltender of the Month in January ... Picked the GoTerriers.com Student-Athlete of the Week on March 15 after combining for 92 saves in Terriers' best-of-three league quarterfinal series against Merrimack ... Earned a spot on Hockey East Honor Roll six times (10/26, 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/15) ... Named to Inside College Hockey Preseason All-America Second Team and All-College Hockey News Preseason Second Team.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09 Hockey Commissioners' Association National Rookie of the Year ... New England Rookie of the Year ... Hockey East Rookie of the Year ... Hockey East Tournament MVP ... New England All-Star ... Hockey East Second Team All-Star ... NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team ... NCAA Northeast Regional All-Tournament Team ... Hockey East All-Rookie Team ... Nation-best .894 win percentage (28-2-3) ... Broke school record for wins by a goaltender in a single season (previous record was 25) ... Recorded three shutouts, including 32-save performance in 1-0 victory against UMass Lowell in Hockey East title game ... Denver Cup All-Tournament Team ... NEHJ Hockey East Player of the Week (12/9) ... Inside Hockey Player of the Week (1/26) ... Runner-up, INCH National Player of the Week (12/8) ... Hockey East Player of the Week (3/23) ... Hockey East Goaltender of the Month (Dec., Jan.) ... Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (12/8, 1/5, 1/26) ... Hockey East Rookie of the Week (3/30) ... Runner-up, Hockey East Rookie of the Month (Oct.) ... Hockey East Honor Roll (10/13, 11/17, 12/1, 1/12, 2/23).
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY Spent two seasons between the pipes for the Spruce Grove Saints in the Alberta Junior Hockey League ... Posted a record of 41-19-12 to go with a 2.85 goals against average and .911 save percentage ... Selected to participate in the 2007 AJHL All-Star Game ... Named to 2006-07 AJHL North All-Rookie Team after posting a 20-7-4 record, a 2.61 goals against average and a .919 save percentage ... Ranked 17th among North American goaltenders by Central Scouting prior to the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
PERSONAL Son of Wendy and Mario Millan of Edmonton, Alta. ... Enrolled in the Metropolitan College, majoring in management studies ... Born on Aug. 31, 1989 ... Drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round, 124th overall, of the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft.