Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Penalty killing crucial to Minutemen’s success

By Scott Cournoyer

January 30, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Statistics rarely inform the outcome of a game, let alone the success or disappointment of an entire season. It’s that age-old, “you still have to play the game,” way of thinking. However, the Massachusetts hoc...

Hobbs’ recent outburst leading charge for Minutemen

By Nick Canelas

January 26, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The last time the Massachusetts hockey team went toe-to-toe with UMass Lowell, a 4-0 loss at the Tsongas Center, it went without one of its captains on the ice. Senior forward Danny Hobbs was left out of the lineup due...

Hockey surging despite taking too many penalties

By Scott Cournoyer

January 25, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Momentum is a funny thing. Whether it’s over the course of just one game or an entire season, momentum cannot be calculated, nor counted on to come when it’s needed the most. The Massachusetts hockey team is curre...

Hockey East brings excitement

By Cameron McDonough

January 24, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Over the holiday break, there was a plethora of exciting Hockey East action including Holiday Tournament wins, the Frozen Fenway venue and a series of important conference games setting up an exciting final month and a half to...

Minutemen blank Boston College

By Nick Canelas

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It was a night of firsts for the Massachusetts hockey team in its 4-0 upset win over No. 4 Boston College. Although it is their second win of the season over the Eagles, the Minutemen (9-8-5, 5-6-4 Hockey East) shutout...

Three’s company

By Scott Cournoyer

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Heading into its third and final matchup with Vermont last Friday the Massachusetts hockey team was clicking on all cylinders. After coming off an impressive 4-0 victory over Boston College on Jan. 13 and a dramatic 3-2 overti...

Minutemen playing at postseason level

By Jackson Alexander

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Whether it is the College Basketball Invitational, the National Invitational Tournament or perhaps even the NCAA Tournament, through 19 games this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has earned the right to ...

Wood: Fenway still delivers “firsts” for fans

By Michael Wood

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Sports Columns, Winter Sports

I was 17-years-old the first time I set foot inside America’s most beloved ballpark, and it’s a moment that will stand out next to all the other sporting experiences I’ll ever have in my life. When I finally got tickets ...

Slideshow: Minutemen victorious at Frozen Fenway 2012

By Jeff Bernstein

January 8, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports Multimedia, Sports Slideshows

The Minutemen defeated the UVM Catamounts, 3-2, in overtime during the second annual Frozen Fenway. ...

Minutemen keep home undefeated streak alive

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 8, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team remains unscathed at the Mullins Center this season with a 3-1 win over No. 17 Yale on Wednesday night to put an end to its five-game winless streak. The win for UMass (5-7-4) was its firs...

No place like home for UM

By Michael Wood

December 7, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team will attempt to maintain its unbeaten streak at home tonight when it faces its second consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference foe in Yale. The Minutemen haven’t lost at the Mullins C...

Getting back to a defensive state of mind

By Scott Cournoyer

December 7, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team will look to get back to a defensive state of mind when it hosts Ivy League power Yale Wednesday night at the Mullins Center. UMass has struggled in various defensive aspects throughout the season, ...