This Day In Agganis Arena History

Live events will be back and we can’t wait!  In the meantime, join us each day as we flashback to some of our favorite past events that rocked Agganis Arena over the last 15 years!

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The Terriers had a lot to be thankful for as they skated away with a 3-2 win over Holy Cross on this Tuesday before Thanksgiving in 2008. BU never trailed in the game but the Crusaders kept it close. Brandon Yip and Zach Cohen scored for the Terriers, with Colin Wilson notching the game winner. Read more here.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Freshman Sean Maguire was a force in net stopping all 21 shots he faced and aiding the Terriers in a 4-0 win over St. Lawrence on this date in 2012. Wade Megan, Sam Kurker, Ben Rosen and Matt Nieto all scored in the domineering victory. Click here for the full story.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Freshman Sam Stevens scored the first two goals of his collegiate career on this date in 2019. Junior David Farrance netted his 10th of the season as the Terriers skated to a 3-3 draw in OT against Vermont in this weekend series, which saw BU taking the first game Friday 3-0. Read more, click here.

Friday, November 22, 2013

BU dominated North Dakota on this date in 2013. Thanks to a 37-save performance by sophomore Matt O’Connor, and goals from Cason Hohmann, Danny O’Regan and Kevin Duane, the Terriers took game 1 of the weekend series 3-1. For the full story, click here.

Friday, November 21, 2014

In another contest that found the Terriers trailing 2-0 entering the third period, junior Ahti Oksanen and junior Matt Lane found the back of the net to tie it up to send the game to overtime on this date in 2014. Freshman Jack Eichel scored 2:20 into overtime to lift BU to a thrilling 3-2 victory over Maine. To read more, click here.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Trailing 2-0 after 50 minutes of play, the Terriers benefited from a flurry of goals scored by senior Danny O’Regan and junior Robbie Baillargeon just 12 seconds apart. Junior Doyle Somerby brought the win home scoring with under 3 minutes left in regulation to lift BU over Michigan 3-2 on this date in 2015. To read the full story, click here.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

A pair of second period goals broke a 2-2 tie and propelled BU to a 4-3 win over Vermont on this date in 2011. Four different Terriers notched a goal in the contest, including, Corey Trivino, Charlie Coyle, Wade Megan and Garrett Noonan. To read the full story, click here.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Following in the footsteps of French dance-pop phenomena Phoenix and ’80s icon Duran Duran, Two Door Cinema Club recorded their debut 2010 album Tourist History at Eastcote Studios in London. On various tours, their live sets turned into impromptu dance parties, not even the most passive fans could resist the groove. And the same thing happened on this date in 2016 when they brought that same electricity to Agganis.

Friday, November 17, 2017

On this date in 2017, MTV’s hit show left the screen and headed to the streets, to perform live. It featured the show’s incredible gang of improvisers: Nick Cannon, Rip Micheals, Emmanuel Hudson, Chico Beans, Karlous Miller, DJ D-Wrek, Conceited, Hitman Holla and more. From hilarious stand-up comedy to inviting fans on stage to go head-to-head in games that makes “Wild ‘N Out” famous, no two shows are ever the same!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Insightful lyrical confessions, alternative ambition, earnest charm, D.I.Y. songcraft, and magnetic pop choruses ushered AJR to mainstream ubiquity just under the radar. And they came out with a bang when they played Agganis on this date in 2019.

Friday, November 15, 2019

In a wild game, that saw only 1 goal in the first period, the Terriers erupted for a 3 goal second period to secure a 4-0 lead over the Minutemen going into the third period. Massachusetts answered quickly, scoring 3 goals in the opening nine minutes of the third, but the Terriers held strong and finished with a 4-3 victory on this date in 2019. Graduate student Sam Tucker made a career high 49 saves. To read the full story, click here.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

An explosion of 4 goals in the first period propelled the Terriers to a 6-4 victory over Merrimack on this date in 2009. Sophomore Chris Connolly tallied two goals and an assist in the contest. To read the full story, click here.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

My, my, my, what a day in 2016 when Troye Sivan brought his Suburbia Tour to Agganis Arena. The Youth singer didn’t disappoint the sold out crowd.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

“How does it feel”? Well, it was pretty awesome when legend Bob Dylan and his band rocked the house on this date in 2006. We were elated, knocking on heaven’s door, if you will, when he later returned in 2017.

Friday, November 9, 2012

We were “still alive, but barely breathing” because we were singing so hard when The Script played Agganis Arena for the first time on this date in 2012.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Weak and powerless they were not on this date in 2017 when A Perfect Circle brought the house down.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Wouldn’t it be nice to raise money for an amazing cause while dancing the night away with one of the most iconic bands in history? It would, and it happened! In a truly unique event at Agganis Arena, Mission Gratitude featuring the Beach Boys, took place on this date in 2016 and it was “fun, fun, fun”! Home Base raised over one million dollars to support veterans and service members suffering from invisible wounds. 925 Comm Ave was filled with good vibrations!

Friday, November 6, 2015

Senior Ahti Oksanen, scored the game winning goal and tallied three points, to propel the Terriers to a 5-4 victory over Northeastern on this date in 2015 to take the first game of a home-and-home series. To read the full story click here.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Logic – the 29-year-old Grammy nominated (Song Of The Year and Best Music Video) rapper burst onto the music scene through a series of mixtapes that led to a significant, rabid underground fan base. 1-800-273-8255, the 6X Platinum single off Everybody, which spotlights mental health and suicide prevention awareness, has become Logic’s highest charting single to date, and he performed it to a screaming crowd last year, in 2019.

Friday, November 4, 2016

It was something beautiful, when NEEDTOBREATHE brought their Tour de Compadres to Agganis Arena on this date in 2016. They may not have walked on water at this show but they certainly rocked the stage.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

A mix of traditional circus acts and modern acrobatics, Saltimbanco first delighted audiences in 1992 and had become Cirque du Soleil’s longest running production by the time it closed at the end of 2012. On this date in 2012, was show number 6 in a successful 8 show run. Agganis was one of the last stops on the tour before Saltimbanco closed forever.

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

If we had a million dollars, we’d see Barenaked Ladies perform, but “it’s all been done” when they came to Agganis on this date in 2006.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

It was treat not trick on this Halloween evening when senior Ahti Oksanen scored his second goal of the game just 21 seconds into overtime to lift the Terriers to a thrilling 5-4 victory over fifth-ranked Denver on this date in 2015. To read the full story click here.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

In 2007, Agganis Arena was a swirling mass of color featuring lasers, movies and animations, a kaleidoscopic lightshow, and even inflatables as The Australian Pink Floyd Show breezed through with their trademark inflatable kangaroo. Formed in 1988 in Adelaide, South Australia, this Pink Floyd tribute band became increasingly popular due to their propensity to play shows that closely duplicate actual Pink Floyd shows.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Faced with a 3-0 deficit heading into the second period, the Terriers rallied to bring the game to OT, where sophomore Matt Nieto scored 3:17 into overtime to propel BU to an exciting 5-4 overtime win over Massachusetts on this day in 2011. To read more, click here.

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Back in 2006, Agganis Arena was busting at the seams with laughter as Dennis Leary, Bill Burr, Bob Marley, and other comedians had the crowd in stitches during Comics Come Home XII. The show would later return for seven more years bringing a ton of lighthearted laughs to Comm Ave.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

It wasn’t 1979 when the Smashing Pumpkins shook the house at Agganis Arena, it was this date in 2012. The pivotal groups many hits defined the alternative music era, and leading up to the show in 2012, they released their 7th studio album Oceania.

Friday, October 26, 2012

On this date in 2012, Freshman Danny O’Regan scored the first two goals of his collegiate career to lead the Terriers to a 5-2 win over Massachusetts. To read the full story, click here.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

One of the most influential artists of his time and a true ambassador of Latin music and culture. Marc Anthony has received countless gold and platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and he can certainly draw a fun crowd of concert attendees. Marc Anthony played his 4th show at Agganis Arena on this date in 2018. He would later return in 2020 for his 5th appearance at Agganis!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Both individually and collectively The National’s members have been involved in countless artistic, charitable and socio-political pursuits, and they certainly weren’t “Mistaken for Strangers” on this date in 2019, where they played to an energized crowd of 5,000.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

On this date in 2010, the #8 Terriers beat Providence 2-1 to improve to 4-0-1 on the season, matching their best start over the previous 19 seasons. Junior Kieran Millan made 39 saves and sophomores Alex Chiasson and Ryan Ruikka each tallied a goal and an assist. To read the full story, click here.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

We didn’t call him Al, we called him Paul, when Paul Simon rocked the house on this date in 2006. We loved it like a rock!