Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Conte Forum hosts best-of-three between UMass and BC

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Boston College has already defeated the Massachusetts hockey team on three occasions this year. The postseason, however, is the beginning of a whole new season. This weekend, UMass will look to change its luck against BC in...

Minutemen play best hockey with their backs against the wall

By Jay Asser

March 7, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Facing a late-season collapse, the Massachusetts hockey team stepped up with a pair of wins over the weekend against Maine to earn a spot in the Hockey East tournament. Despite losing six-straight games, the Minutemen (18-16-0,...

Minutemen head to Maine for pivotal weekend of play

By Jay Asser

March 5, 2010

Filed under Hockey

To say the Massachusetts hockey team faces its most significant weekend of the season would be an understatement. Fighting for a chance to earn a spot in the Hockey East Tournament, UMass heads on the road for a pair of games...

Minutemen focusing on this weekend, not HE tournament

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 5, 2010

Filed under Hockey

At this point, very little is certain when it comes to this year’s Hockey East Tournament. For the eight seeds that can be claimed, none are completely secured, and five are still open. Fighting for those five spots are six...

UNH, BC, Maine already in HE Tournament

By Michael Counos

March 2, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Vermont moved into a tie for fifth place in the Hockey East standings with a win over Boston University on Sunday. On the No. 20 Catamount’s “Senior Day”, it was junior Josh Burrows who scored the game winning goal with three...

Minutemen drop out of playoff picture with loss to No. 7 Eagles

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 28, 2010

Filed under Hockey

For three periods, the Massachusetts hockey team played the way it has hoped to play for the past few weeks. Once it gave up a lead in the second period to Boston College, it fought back and tied the game. Instead of letting ...

Minutemen hope to stop freefall, take on Eagles

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 26, 2010

Filed under Hockey

It’s hard to ignore the past, when the past you’re facing is a five-game losing streak and a free fall in the conference standings. But for the Massachusetts hockey team, looking forward is all it is trying to do, as they...

UMass drops fifth in a row, falls to sixth in Hockey East

By Jay Asser

February 21, 2010

Filed under Hockey

The crowd of nearly 4,000 that attended Saturday’s game on senior night between the Massachusetts hockey team and Merrimack didn’t have much to cheer for in the final game played at the Mullins Center this regular season....

Minutemen honor senior class

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 21, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Merrimack extended the Massachusetts hockey team’s losing streak to a season-long five games, and may have put the Minutemen in jeopardy of missing the Hockey East Tournament. Prior to the loss, however,...

Minutemen looking to end 3-game skid vs. Merrimack

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 17, 2010

Filed under Hockey

For a team looking to avoid its longest losing streak of the season, Lawler Arena is the last place it wants to go. But for the Massachusetts hockey team, that’s where they will be headed on Friday as they look to snap their...

Cahoon looking for more physical team

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 17, 2010

Filed under Hockey

With last weekend’s sweep by Northeastern, the Massachusetts hockey team tied its longest losing streak of the season and have continually answered questions as to what is going wrong. After looking over tapes, UMass coach...

Minutemen struggling after 3-game losing streak

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 16, 2010

Filed under Hockey

A month and a half ago it was a question of whether the Massachusetts hockey team would have another January collapse. With strong 5-4 record last month, the questions next year may be about the February collapse. After co...