For Iacobellis, this season will be about building a new culture for Minutemen hockey.
The former St. Lawrence coach returns to his alma mater in hopes of restoring a program where everyone does the right thing.
The Minutemen have plenty to unpack and build upon following a tough 7-4 loss on Saturday.
UMass football dropped its third consecutive game, while Minutemen hockey opened the Greg Carvel era with a weekend split against Colorado College.
The Minutemen give up three goals in the first seven minutes, 15 seconds of the first period.
The Minutemen allowed four goals in the first period of Saturday’s loss.
Ryan Wischow stopped all 31 shots he faced to record his first career shutout in the Minutemen’s 3-0 win over Colorado College.
The Minutemen shutout Colorado College 3-0 triumph in their season opener.
The Minutemen kick off the Greg Carvel era at Mullins Center as regular season hockey commences against Colorado College.
Maine blows late lead against St. Francis Xavier.
Photos from Homecoming Weekend 2016 including Woodstock Stories with Michael Lang and Elliot Landy, Revolution Run 5K, Homecoming parade, Men’s soccer, football, ice hockey, field hockey and Fearing Street Festival. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Katherine Mayo, Erica Lowenkron, Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff and Alex Tang
Dennis Kravchenko, Keith Burchett, Henry Dill and Maddison Smiley have all decided to leave the UMass hockey program.
Greg Carvel’s goal is to give UMass fans something to believe in again, and is focused on rebuilding the program’s engagement with the student body.
The Minutemen added Ben Barr, Jared DeMichiel and Brennen McHugh to their coaching staff Tuesday morning.
The newly hired UMass hockey coach hopes to have his coaching staff rounded out by May, and said former coach Don ‘Toot’ Cahoon will be involved with the program in some capacity.
Coach Greg Carvel checks off many of the top items on athletic director Ryan Bamford’s wish list for a new head coach.
Carvel, who has ties to the area, is no stranger to rebuilding a hockey program and said he’s excited to connect with the UMass community.
UMass athletic director Ryan Bamford confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Carvel, formerly the head coach at St. Lawrence, will become the 13th Minutemen coach in program history.
Harvard associate head coach Paul Pearl is a leading candidate for the position with the Minutemen, according to Adam Wodon of College Hockey News.
Updates on the UMass coaching search and from around Hockey East.