Tuesday, October 11, 2011

From the FreeP: Business as usual for Millan

By Arielle Aronson/DFP Staff

When the final shot of Saturday’s 5-0 win for the Boston University men’s hockey team over the University of New Hampshire rang off a post behind goaltender Kieran Millan as time expired, it served as a jarring reminder that the post was the closest the Wildcats would come to scoring all night.

Millan’s shutout was the sixth of his career and the win was his 62nd, tying him with former Terrier Sean Fields for the most wins by a goaltender in program history.

To be sure, Millan’s faltering defense created plenty of opportunities for the Wildcats – two-on-ones, three-on-twos, close-range shots – but Millan stood unwavering in net.

It was a stark contrast to the Millan of the week before, who looked flappable and frustrated as St. Francis Xavier University exposed him in an exhibition game by scoring five goals on 17 shots.

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