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

Minutemen Whallop Black Bears 5-1

Amherst, MA – On the night when Cale Makar returned to the University of Massachusetts to help hang his 2019 Hobey Baker Award Winner banner in the Mullins Center rafters, his old team hung the Maine Black Bears out 5-1. Three first period goals were enough to stifle the Black Bears and a second period…… Continue reading Minutemen Whallop Black Bears 5-1

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

Ferraro Making Jump From NCAA to NHL

Boston, MA — The last half-year or so has been quite a whirlwind for Mario Ferraro. In April, the 21-year-old Toronto native was a sophomore on the University of Massachusetts Minutemen, a key contributor to his team’s run to the NCAA Finals against Minnesota Duluth. The Minutemen lost the title game 3-0. Come October, and Ferraro is patrolling the blue line…… Continue reading Ferraro Making Jump From NCAA to NHL

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