John Powers

Powers has worked for the Globe since 1973, writing for the Sports, Metro, Sunday, Magazine, and Living sections and sharing the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He has covered sporting events on five continents and is the author of eight books.

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BC’s Noah Hanifin taking a wait-and-see approach

By , Globe Staff

The 18-year-old, who could be the first defenseman picked in next month’s NHL draft, is focused on the NCAAs.

Shootouts are Bruins’ Achilles’ heel this season

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins are only 3-9 in shootouts this season, which means they’ve left valuable points on the table.

John Powers | On College Hockey

NCAA berth comes down to numbers

By , Globe Staff

Unlike basketball, where teams are overseeded or underseeded by folks sitting behind closed doors, NCAA hockey hopefuls play themselves in or out.


BU’s Jack Eichel proves again he’s the real deal

By , Globe Staff

Eichel is the best freshman the Terriers ever have had and arguably the best college hockey player in the country.