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.
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
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
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
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