Led by Cale Makar, Minutemen rout in 1st period The University of Massachusetts-Amherst men’s ice hockey team opened their season Friday night vs RPI. Expectations in Amherst are high this year due to only losing 2 seniors from last season’s 8th place squad, but mainly because of who they didn’t lose. Sophomore Cale Makar put…… Continue reading Massachusetts Crushes RPI in Home Opener
The 2018-19 ECAC season is fast approaching. Here’s a brief look at each school in the conference and their predicted order of finish. 12th RPI (6-27-4 11th) The Engineers are a young squad with 7 sophomores and 16 incoming freshman. Juniors Todd Burgess and Jacob Hayhurst will have to add more to their point total.…… Continue reading ECAC Preview & Predictions 2018-19
The 2017/18 season is finally upon us. It was a long hot summer, that seems to be still going, that brought quite a few changes to each program. Union graduated 2016/17 Hobey Baker Award Finalist Mike Vecchione, as well as Goalie Alex Sakelleropuolos, Defensemen Jeff Taylor, Matt Krug, & Forwards Michael Pontarelli & Eli Lichtenwald.…… Continue reading Union vs Boston University Preview
I’ve tried to write a Hobey Baker Award article since the final 3 candidates were announced. I’ve been kicking around ideas for weeks. Earlier this year I advocated for Union College Jr. Spencer Foo to win the award. I was well prepared to write again how he was wrongly left off the ballot for this coming Friday’s…… Continue reading Hobey Winner Today!
Friday night the Union College Dutchmen travel to Allston, MA to take on the Crimson of Harvard University. A huge 2 points are up for grabs in this game. Currently Union is tied for 1st place in the ECAC with St. Lawrence, @ 25 points, while Harvard sits in 2nd with 24 points. A win…… Continue reading Game of The Night: Union (7) @ Harvard (5)