Minutemen Dominate Huskies, Earn First National Championship

Pittsburgh, PA.- The University of Massachusetts Minutemen are NCAA Ice Hockey National Champions. The Minutemen took the game to the St. Cloud St. Huskies from opening puck drop and never looked back. A stout team defense mirrored the physical offensive effort, lead by junior goaltender Filip Lindberg (25 saves), who spent the last eight days in quarantine for COVID protocols. Lindberg…… Continue reading Minutemen Dominate Huskies, Earn First National Championship

NCAA National Championship Preview

Pittsburgh, PA – The stage is set, the combatants are ready, and the 2021 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship will take place on Saturday evening at PPG Paints Arena in downtown Pittsburgh at 7 pm. The winner is guaranteed to be a first-time National Champion. Will it be the St. Cloud St. Huskies who are playing in their first-ever title game? Or…… Continue reading NCAA National Championship Preview

Minutemen End Bulldogs Reign

Pittsburgh, PA. – It took 14:30 of overtime, but the Massachusetts Minutemen knocked off two-time defending Champion Minnesota Duluth to earn a return trip to the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship. Garrett Wait knocked in a loose puck at the side of the Bulldogs net to ensure a 3-2 win for the Minutemen in front of 3,660 at PPG Paints Arena. This will…… Continue reading Minutemen End Bulldogs Reign

Minutemen Knock Off Lakers

Bridgeport, CT –  The Massachusetts Minutemen ended the Lake Superior State Lakers cinderella season 5-1. The past met the future in the second game of the NCAA East Regional in Bridgeport. The last time Lake Superior was in the NCAA tournament, 1996, the Minutemen were only three seasons into their re-birth as a program. While UMass was dormant, the Lakers were three-time…… Continue reading Minutemen Knock Off Lakers

BC Holds On, Advances to Semifinals

Chestnut Hill, MA – The #1 Boston College Eagles hosted the unranked University of New Hampshire Wildcats in the Quarter-Final round of the Hockey East Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The two teams split their regular season match-up by winning in overtime on the other team’s ice. This game didn’t have the extra time, but it had all the feeling of it. Three…… Continue reading BC Holds On, Advances to Semifinals

Brown, UML Oust Catamounts

LOWELL, MA- A second-period offensive explosion by the University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks was the difference in calling it a season or moving on to the next round of Hockey East playoffs. Four goals in the first 15 minutes of the period proved too much for the University of Vermont Catamounts to overcome. Forward Matt Brown led the way with two of the…… Continue reading Brown, UML Oust Catamounts

A Tale of Two Halves

Lowell, MA. – The visiting Boston College Eagles rode their “second” line to a 4-3 victory over the UMass-Lowell River Hawks on Saturday night at Tsongas Arena. Nine total points for Jack McBain, Nikita Nesterenko, Colby Ambrosio, and Drew Helleson. McBain and Helleson each had a goal and two assists to power BC past UML. Spencer Knight made 29 saves for the Eagles. His counter-part Owen Savory had…… Continue reading A Tale of Two Halves

Eagles Soar Over River Hawks

Chestnut Hill, MA – The Boston College Eagles kept the University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks grounded in a 7-1 rout on Kelley Rink at Conte Forum. The top-ranked Eagles were paced by two goals apiece from Mike Hardman and Alex Newhook. Sophomore goaltender Spencer Knight made 29 saves in notching his 11th win of the season, while the Eagles improved to 12-3-1. BC jumped out to an early…… Continue reading Eagles Soar Over River Hawks

Minutemen Hold Off River Hawks

Lowell, MA – Filip Lindberg turned back 27 shots on his way to backstopping the visiting University of Massachusetts-Amherst Minutemen to a 2-1 win over Commonwealth rival University of Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks. Two second-period goals by the Minutemen proved to be the difference in the Saturday night Hockey East match-up. An entertaining first period had each goalie coming up big…… Continue reading Minutemen Hold Off River Hawks

Special Teams Wins It for Northeastern

Boston, MA – Powered by senior forward Zach Solow’s four points and backstopped by sophomore Connor Murphy’s first NCAA shutout, the Northeastern Huskies routed the New Hampshire Wildcats 7-0 at historic Matthews Arena. Murphy had 37 saves to earn him and the Huskies the sixth win of the season. The Huskies’ special teams were the catalyst through the first two periods. Northeastern improved…… Continue reading Special Teams Wins It for Northeastern