Roman Augustoviz spends Minnesota's winters covering college hockey, specifically the Gophers, and other University of Minnesota sports. During the summer, he writes about the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, with a dose of U sports sprinkled in. Follow him on Twitter @RomanStrib.

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BU's top two lines loaded

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under Gophers, Men's hockey, Pregame Updated: March 24, 2012 - 3:18 PM

Boston University's lineup for Gophers:


1st line: #18 Wade Megan -- #12 Chris Connolly -- #9 Alex Chiasson ... Connolly is team captain, played in NCAA tournament as freshman. He has 40 points, Chiasson 44. Connolly is older brother of Jack Connolly, UMD star

2nd line:  #17 Matt Nieto -- #28 Sahir Gill -- #26 Evan Rodrigues ... Nieto has 42 points, Gill 31, so this line is a scoring threat

3rd line: #19 Justin Courtnall -- #23 Cason Hohmann -- #15 Ryan Santana ... seven goals combined here.

4th line: #22 Ross Gaudet -- #8 Ben Rosen -- #27 Yasin Cisse ... seven goals on this line, too


#13 Garrett Noonan -- #4 Patrick MacGregor ... MacGregor is a 6-4, 220 sophomore with no goals. You know what he does. Noonan has 16 goals. He is dangerous

#21 Sean Escobedo -- #5 Adam Clendening ... Clendening is team's best overall D-man

#6 Alexx Privitera -- #2 Ryan Ruikka ... Privitera is from Old Tappan, New Jersey, Ruikka played for Jersey of EJHL


Kieran Millan ... four-year starter with 81 career wins.



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