- Boston University men's ice hockey team selected as the preseason favorite by the Hockey East Coaches' Preseason Poll
- BU finished last season as both regular-season and tournament champions
- Lane Hutson, First Team All-American and Hockey East Rookie of the Year, returns for the Terriers
The Boston University men’s ice hockey team has been predicted to repeat as Hockey East regular-season champions, according to the preseason poll. They received 109 points and nine first-place votes, while Boston College came in second with 99 points. The Terriers finished last season as both the regular-season and tournament champions and have a strong roster with many top scorers returning. They will begin their season on October 7 against Bentley.