Posted: 6:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
By Joseph Gravellese
Providence College goalie Jon Gillies got the win as the US smashed Canada 5-1 on Saturday, in the final game of World Junior evaluation camp as Don Lucia and USA Hockey get set to pick the roster for the 2014 World Junior Championships. Incoming BC freshman Ian McCoshen scored yet another goal for the Americans, his third in camp. BU's Matt Grzelcyk got an assist on McCoshen's goal.
Future Eagle J.D. Dudek did not fare as well against Canada, as he and the US U-18 Selects were rolled 4-0 by the Canadians in the gold medal match of the Ivan Hlinka Tournament in the Czech Republic. Still, this was a good result for the US, who has traditionally struggled at this tournament, finishing 7th in 2012.
It’s no secret that if the Boston College Eagles are going to turn around a trend that saw them win just six games in the past two seasons, quarterback Chase Rettig is going to lead the way.
Nobody in Worcester County has seen as much hype the last nine months quite like Doherty High athlete Isaac Yiadom, who became the first of seven (to-date) in-state pledges of Boston College coach Steve Addazio's historic 2014 recruiting class with a commitment in late March.
A nice profile of Medway's Ted Davenport is now on scholarship and a safety at Boston College after starting his career as a non-scholarship player last year, playing primarily on special teams.
Former Boston College star Charlie Davies, 27, has returned to his native New England to play for the Revolution, the club announced on August 9.
The Minutemen, under the direction of second-year head coach John Micheletto, had quite a bit of roster turnover during the offseason. In addition, the Minutemen will be playing their home games in a revamped Mullins Center.