Boston University Tops USA Under-18 Team, 8-2, in Exhibition Play
Freshman forward Patrick Harper posts three goals and assist for Terriers

Freshman forward Patrick Harper scored three goals and an assist for the Terriers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 4:42  BU1-0 EV Patrick HarperClayton Keller, Bobo Carpenter
1st 6:05  BU2-0 EV Patrick CurryChad Krys, Nikolas Olsson
1st 7:38  BU3-0 EV GW Bobo CarpenterDante Fabbro, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson
1st 19:51  U181-3 SH Josh NorrisGraham Slaggert
2nd 0:24  BU4-1 PP Patrick HarperBobo Carpenter, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson
2nd 1:19  BU5-1 SH Clayton KellerJordan Greenway
2nd 6:04  BU6-1 EV Patrick HarperBobo Carpenter
2nd 18:23  U182-6 SH Jacob Tortora -
3rd 0:15  BU7-2 EV Bobo CarpenterPatrick Harper, Chad Krys
3rd 7:57  BU8-2 PP Dante FabbroJakob Forsbacka Karlsson, Chad Krys
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
USA Under-18 Team  1102
Boston University  3328
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
USA Under-18 Team  49821
Boston University  18111241
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
USA Under-18 Team  0/9 9/18 2
Boston University  2/9 9/18 1
USA Under-18 Team Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Dylan St. Cyr (L)59:468 1581033
Empty Net0:140     
Boston University Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jake Oettinger (W)30:321 3003
Connor LaCouvee29:151 08816
Empty Net0:130     

BOSTON - Sophomore Bobo Carpenter had a five-point night (2g, 3a) and freshman Patrick Harper continued his torrid preseason with a hat trick as the No. 3/4 Boston University men's ice hockey team rolled past the U.S. National Under-18 Team, 8-2, on Thursday evening at Agganis Arena.


Final Score: Boston University 8, U.S. Under-18 Team 2 - Exhibition
Location: Agganis Arena - Boston, Mass.
Box Score | Highlights | Postgame Comments: Quinn / Carpenter


- Boston University turned in another impressive exhibition performance, scoring three goals in each of the first two periods to cruise to the 8-2 victory.

- Sophomore Bobo Carpenter registered two goals and three assists while freshman Patrick Harper notched a hat trick and a helper.

- The Terriers scored three goals - all even-strength - in a span of 2:56 to jump out to a 3-0 lead less than eight minutes into the contest.

- Harper opened the scoring at 4:42 before classmate Patrick Curry and Carpenter followed to create the 3-0 cushion.

- Both of Team USA's tallies came shorthanded one in the closing seconds of the first period and the other late in the second.

- In the middle period, Harper finished off his hat trick, converting on the power play just 24 seconds into the stanza before adding his third goal of the night at 6:04. Fellow freshman Clayton Keller recorded a shorthanded tally in between Harper's tallies.

- Carpenter completed his five-point night on a marker just 15 seconds after the puck dropped on the third period and freshman Dante Fabbro capped the scoring with a power-play goal at 7:57 of the third.

- Junior goaltender Connor LaCouvee played the second half of the game and stopped 16 of the 17 shots he faced. Freshman Jake Oettinger played the first 30:32 and made three saves while allowing one goal to pick up the victory.

- Freshman Chad Krys and sophomore Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson each had three assists.


- BU killed off all nine of Team USA's power-play chances and went 2-of-9 with the man advantage.

- The Terriers held a 41-21 shot advantage.

- Harper scored eight goals on 10 shots over the course of BU's two exhibition games and had a hand in 11 of the team's 18 goals.

- All of the four goals allowed by BU during its two exhibition games were either shorthanded or 5-on-3.

- Carpenter, Harper and Krys all had a +4 rating.


- BU will officially open its season on Saturday (Oct. 8) when it visits Colgate for a 6 p.m. contest.

- It will be the second contest played in Colgate's new Class of 1965 Arena. The Raiders skated to a 2-2 draw with Army in their season opener on Oct. 1 - The game will be streamed live on the Patriot League Network.