Weekly Release: Boston University Wins Ninth Hockey East Tournament Title
Terriers Earn Bid into NCAA Tournament Alongside Northeastern, Providence
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Hockey East Player of the Week Jake Oettinger of Boston University

AROUND HOCKEY EAST: No. 4 Boston University (21-13-4, 12-8-4 HEA) earned its ninth Hockey East Tournament title on Saturday, topping No. 3 Providence (23-11-4, 13-7-4 HEA), 2-0, at the TD Garden. Jake Oettinger (Lakeville, Minn.) made 30 saves to pick up the first shutout in the Hockey East title game since 2014 and was named MVP of the tournament. Joining Oettinger on the Steve Nazro All-Tournament team were defensemen Chad Krys (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Jacob Bryson (London, Ont.) and forwards Jordan Greenway (Canton, N.Y.), Dylan Sikura (Aurora, Ont.) and Brandon Duhaime (Parkland, Fla.) ... Boston University earned Hockey East's automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament as league tournament champions and will face long-time rival Cornell in the Northeast Regional in Worcester, Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Providence and Northeastern will both compete for a chance to reach the Frozen Four through the East Regional in Bridgeport, Connecticut ... At Thursday's annual awards banquet, Northeastern's Adam Gaudette (Braintree, Mass.) was named Hockey East Player of the Year, the second consecutive Husky to be so honored, while Boston College's Jerry York and Logan Hutsko (Tampa, Fla.) were named Bauer Coach of the Year and Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Year, respectively.