Chris Schutz, He Scores.

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.

#5 Eagles Soar Past #7 Minutemen 3-0

Amherst, MA – Two of the nation’s top ranked teams faced off in front of 7,336 inside a raucous Mullins Center on the outskirts of the University of Massachusetts campus. Not only was it #7 Massachusetts hosting #5 Boston College, but it was first place taking on second place in Hockey East action. BC Freshman goalie Spencer Knight (30 saves) was the biggest factor in…… Continue reading #5 Eagles Soar Past #7 Minutemen 3-0

Minutemen Hold Off Eagles for 3-1 Win

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

Makar Makes Difference

Boston, MA — This time last year Cale Makar was a college sophomore, an assistant captain on the University of Massachusetts ice hockey team, and the reason for lots of dreaming from not just one, but two fan bases. As the Minutemen were sitting pretty in their first-ever #1 ranking in the polls, and UMass fans were reveling in newfound heights, fans…… Continue reading Makar Makes Difference

Chaffee, Minutemen outlast Terriers 4-1

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

Tucker, Terriers Hold On for 4-3 Win

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

New Hampshire tops Massachusetts 3-1

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

Union Cries “Uncle!” at Massachusetts

Amherst, MA – The Union Dutchmen arrived at the Mullins Center in search of their first victory of the 2019-20 season, coming in at 0-4. The Minutemen welcomed them with open arms. Having suffered a loss on Tuesday at Northeastern, Massachusetts was ready to make amends for it and that did not bode well for the young Union squad. Bobby Trivignoand Reed Lebster each had a pair…… Continue reading Union Cries “Uncle!” at Massachusetts

Northeastern Opens Hockey East Play with Win Over Massachusetts

Boston, MA – Opening Night at historic Matthews Arena, the oldest barn in America, was a raucous affair as last year’s regular season Hockey East champs, Massachusetts, took on the reigning Hockey East tourney champs in an early season power struggle. 2,707 in attendance were treated to what could also be a finals pre-view come March.  Matthews has been a…… Continue reading Northeastern Opens Hockey East Play with Win Over Massachusetts

Freshmen Orientation at Massachusetts

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