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
Lowell, MA – #14 UMass-Lowell eked out a win over #8 UMass-Amherst with 27.5 seconds remaining on a goal from junior forward Chris Schutz. The River Hawks snap a two game losing streak while jumping into a three-way tie for second in Hockey East with the Minutemen. Lowell has now won 20 of the last 23 meetings between the two schools. The River Hawks capitalized first when…… Continue reading Chris Schutz, He Scores.
Chestnut Hill, MA – Good hockey is what is expected when two teams ranked in the national top ten meet. Excellent hockey is what the 6,705 in attendance at Conte Forum witnessed on Friday night as the #10 Massachusetts Minutemen outlasted the #4 Boston College Eagles 3-1 on two goals by junior forward John Leonard and 41 saves from sophomore goalie Filip Lindbergh. Jake Gaudet’s first…… Continue reading Minutemen Hold Off Eagles for 3-1 Win
Amherst, MA – The back half of this weekend’s home and home series between Boston University and the University of Massachusetts wasn’t as fast paced and exciting as the game at Agganis Arena on Friday. However, the 5,583 on hand at the Mullins Center were treated to a classic, chippy, gritty Hockey East battle that culminated…… Continue reading Chaffee, Minutemen outlast Terriers 4-1
Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Minutemen fired 52 shots on Boston University‘s Sam Tucker, as he backstopped the Terriers to their first win in November. One of the youngest teams in NCAA hockey, Boston U., has struggled to hold onto leads this season. Coming into the third period with a 4-0 lead, BU almost squandered away the game as Tucker…… Continue reading Tucker, Terriers Hold On for 4-3 Win
Durham, NH — The New Hampshire Wildcats put an end to the Massachusetts Minutemen five-game winning streak behind the play of junior goalie Mike Robinson. The Wildcats continued their strong play at the Whittemore Center where they have won three straight this season. The Wildcats controlled play for most of the opening period as the Minutemen were called for three penalties.…… Continue reading New Hampshire tops Massachusetts 3-1
Amherst, MA. – It was a night to celebrate last season, the most successful in the history of University of Massachusetts ice hockey program, but tonight belonged to the freshmen. On both teams. The game totaled eight goals, five came from first year players. Not a shabby NCAA debut for RPI’s Zack Dubinsky and Ryan Mahshie and Massachusetts’ Cal Kiefiuk, Zac Jones, and Reed Lebster.…… Continue reading Freshmen Orientation at Massachusetts
Bulldogs First Team To Go “Back to Back” Since 2004-2005 Buffalo, NY. — A physical, dominating, and relentless attack by the experienced Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs was too much for the upstart University of Massachusetts Minutemen in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Final. An early first-period goal by Parker Mackay would prove to be the game-winner…… Continue reading Minnesota Duluth Smothers UMass 3-0