Men’s Beanpot 2011: Connecticut Hockey Connections

2011 Beanpot Tournament
The men’s side of the2011 Beanpot Tournament officially got underway last night with Northeastern shutting down Harvard 4-0 and BC topping BU in overtime thanks to a goal from Simsbury’s Tommy Cross.

A look down the rosters of all four squads shows several players with Connecticut ties:

BOSTON COLLEGE

# Name Year Pos.. Hometown Previous Team
4 Tommy Cross JR D Simsbury, CT Westminster
5 Philip Samuelsson ** SO D Scottsdale, AZ Chicago Steel (USHL)
11 Pat Mullane SO F Wallingford, CT Omaha Lancers (USHL)
13 Cam Atkinson JR F Greenwich, CT Avon Old Farms
17 Brian Gibbons SR F Braintree, MA Salisbury
28 Tommy Atkinson JR F Greenwich, CT Avon Old Farms

** Son of former Hartford Whalers defenseman Ulf Samuelsson


BOSTON UNIVERSITY

# Name Year Pos.. Hometown Previous Team
6 Joe Pereira SR F West Haven, CT South Kent School
11 Patrick MacGregor FR D Hamden, CT Avon Old Farms
18 Wade Megan SO F Canton, N.Y. South Kent School

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

# Name Year Pos.. Hometown Previous Team
9 Danny Biega SO D Montreal, Que. Salisbury School
17 Rence Coassin JR F Hamden, CT Choate Rosemary Hall
27 Michael Biega SR F Montreal, Que. Salisbury School
42 Brendan Rempel SO D Willington, CT Ann Arbor Pioneer

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

# Name Pos. Hometown Previous Team
Greg Cronin Coach Montreal, Que. Former Head Coach, Bridgeport Sound Tigers