December 13, 2011
From Art Jahnke of BU Today, some stunning news from NCAA hockey, as Trivino has been charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery from an incident with a female student:
Corey Trivino (MET'12), the leading scorer in Hockey East, was also charged with two counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime and one count of assault with attempt to rape. Trivino, a Toronto native, pleaded not guilty to all charges at his arraignment yesterday in Brighton District Court.
… Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney William Champlin IV told the court that witnesses claim that an apparently intoxicated Trivino pushed his way into the room of a female student at 10 Buick St. and started kissing her and fondling her against her will. Trivino reportedly left the room at the student's insistence, and she called the Boston University Police at about 11 p.m. Police arrived a short time later and placed Trivino under arrest.
Trivino's time at Boston University has been tumultuous. He tore his MCL as a freshman. He suffered a broken ankle in February of his sophomore year. For his junior year, he was suspended for showing up late to a disciplinary bike ride, which was punishment for alcohol-related team rules violations on St. Patrick's Day. According to the Daily Free Press, things just got worse for Trivino and linemate Vinny Saponari:
Trivino and Saponari were immediately suspended. To worsen matters, a video of Trivino and Saponari performing a vulgar rap song titled "Party like a Puckstar" surfaced [NSFW — language warning] on the Internet around the same time that his other troubles were developing. In early May, Saponari and his brother Victor were both kicked off the team. Trivino was suspended indefinitely for the incident [for two games].
Parker projects Trivino as an NHL player. Of his final NCAA season, Parker said: "I think this year he will finally evolve into the player everybody perceived coming in."
He showed flashes of it through 15 games. But that's immaterial in light of his arrest, which has cost him his final season at BU.