Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Canelas: UMass-Notre Dame series a statement weekend for both teams

By Nick Canelas

December 5, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Every game is big. Every Hockey East point matters. This is a must-win. It's time to step up. These phrases sound familiar? As a sports reporter, these are the type of things I hear from coaches and players on a regu...

Late goal lifts Northeastern hockey past Notre Dame

By Eugene Kucinski

December 4, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Northeastern defeated No. 13 Notre Dame 3-2 in the Shillelagh Tournament on Saturday. With the score tied 2-2 and less than three minutes remaining, Dalen Hedges scored to give the Huskies (9-5-1) the win. The Irish, (9-6-1) jumped out t...

UMass hockey shut down by Mike Santaguida, UVM on the road

By Nick Canelas

November 25, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Massachusetts hockey team couldn't have asked much more from Steve Mastalerz on Sunday. The junior goaltender played about as well as he could have in just his second game back from an undisclosed injury that kept him sidelined for three games. ...

Lepine, UMass club hockey take down NYU 3-1

By Ross Gienieczko

November 25, 2013

Filed under Club Sports, Hockey, Sports

Goaltender Luke Lepine stood tall in net, and the Massachusetts club hockey team overpowered New York University in a tight contest Friday night, winning 3-1 at the Mullins Center. Lepine was excellent as he turned away severa...

UMass hockey lets early lead slip away, loses to UVM

By Cameron McDonough

November 22, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It’s hard to have a better opening 59 seconds than the Massachusetts hockey team had on Friday night. But hockey isn’t a 59-second game. The other 59 minutes, one second, on the other hand, belonged to Vermont. The Minutemen ...

UNH tops Northeastern in Hockey East action

By Ross Gienieczko

November 21, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The No. 3 Providence hockey team won its fifth straight game Saturday night, as it shut out Vermont 3-0 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Friars (9-1-1, 5-1 Hockey East) snuffed out the Catamounts’ attack, limiting them to just 23 shots on net. Jon Gillies was there to stop all of...

UMass hockey still unsure of Steve Mastalerz’s status heading into weekend

By Nick Canelas

November 21, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Mac Haight's relationship with Steve Mastalerz dates further back than being teammates on the Massachusetts hockey team this season. According to Haight, the two goaltenders first met six years ago through goalie coach Mike Buckle...

Recruiting never stops for UMass hockey team

By Nick Canelas

November 20, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s hockey team had a rare weekend off after their series with Boston College ended on Friday. While the players used it as an opportunity to get some much-needed rest, UMass coach John Micheletto hit ...

Late goal from Branden Gracel gives UMass 2-2 tie with BC

By Nick Canelas

November 15, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

CHESTNUT HILL – Branden Gracel came into the weekend sporting a whole new look. He completely cut off the long locks that draped down to the back of his shoulders in favor of a shorter, standard haircut. Not only did Gracel...

Controversial ruling leads to UMass hockey’s loss to BC

By Nick Canelas

November 15, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team thought it had just tied the game. Steven Iacobellis found Troy Power cutting to the middle of the ice from the neutral zone and the redshirt junior took the puck and finished the rest, moving...

BC stays atop Hockey East standings, UML falls to Northeastern

By Jackson Goddard

November 14, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

In the latest chapter of the Boston College vs. Boston University hockey rivalry, Eagles forward Johnny Gaudreau recorded three points to help BC crush the Terriers 5-1 on Friday night at Agganis Arena. No. 7 BC (6-2-1, ...

UMass hockey set to face BC with goalie situation in doubt

By Cameron McDonough

November 14, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Believe it or not, there was a team that put on a bigger offensive display than New Hampshire did against the Massachusetts hockey team last weekend. Unfortunately for the Minutemen, that team is next on their schedule. ...