The AJHL Rookie of the Year joins a Minutemen club undergoing major roster turnover.
The Minutemen came out strong and netted five goals in a tough 6-5 loss to Hockey East foe Northeastern.
UMass hockey surged in the second period and held on to beat American International at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield.
Ross Gienieczko writes that the Minutemen’s incoming freshmen should give fans cause for optimism in 2015-2016.
Widmar, a center, currently has 30 points in 36 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League.