Highly-touted recruits Cale Makar, John Leonard are on the horizon for the Minutemen moving forward.
Special teams continue to be a problem as the Minutemen fall short in the Mariucci Classic’s championship game against Minnesota.
Freshman goalie Ryan Wischow made 52 saves in loss.
Despite the lackluster results so far, the process is working for the Minutemen under coach Greg Carvel.
The Minutemen scored three goals in the first 12 minutes en route to a 3-1 victory over Merrimack Friday night.
Despite scoring chance and the highest shot total of the season, the Minutemen fell 4-1 at home to the Wildcats.
UMass can’t put together a full 60-minute effort against rival Wildcats in Hockey East opener.
The Minutemen host New Hampshire and Boston College this weekend for their first Hockey East action.
The Minutemen head to TD Bank Sports Center to drop the puck with reigning National Championship contending Bobcats.
Forward Jonny Lazarus and defensemen Shane Bear are making immediate impacts early in their college careers for UMass.
UMass football dropped its third consecutive game, while Minutemen hockey opened the Greg Carvel era with a weekend split against Colorado College.