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
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
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
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
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
Jason Scales February 15, 2019 Amherst, Ma. — The Hockey East season is entering its home stretch and there is the customary log jam near the top of the standings. Coming into this weekend the Minutemen hold first place on 26 points, followed by Lowell, Boston College, and Providence at 24, 21, and 20 respectively.…… Continue reading MINUTEMEN WAIT UNTIL LAST SECONDS TO TOP EAGLES IN HOCKEY EAST SHOWDOWN
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