Massachusetts Daily Collegian

BC, BU split weekend series; PC sweeps No. 1 Merrimack

By Cameron McDonough

December 7, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Hockey East rivals No. 2 Boston College and No. 13 Boston University split a crucial home-and-home series this past weekend. The Terriers (8-5-1, 6-4-1 HEA) took the opener on Friday night in front of a sellout crowd of 7,884...

Losing streak ends, hockey team draws with Crimson

By Steve Levine

December 5, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team put an end to its three-game losing streak Friday night when it tied Harvard in overtime, 4-4, at the Mullins Center. Although the Minutemen never trailed in the contest, each of their goals were answ...

Scoring drought ends against Harvard; Boyle starts in net

By Scott Cournoyer

December 4, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Preceding Friday’s night matchup against Harvard, the Massachusetts hockey team was in the midst of a scoring drought. Despite skating to a 4-4 draw against the Crimson, the Minutemen’s four-goal performance may be an indicato...

UMass searches to figure out road struggles

By Steve Levine

December 2, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Less than a month ago, the Massachusetts hockey used 15 goals in three games to rattle off three straight wins. It started with a 4-2 win over then-No.1 Boston College on Nov. 5. The following weekend, the Minutemen scored seven goals against Holy Cross and four against Northeastern to push their st...

UMass takes on Harvard Friday at Mullins Center

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 1, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team, currently riding a three-game losing skid, is looking to stop the bleeding Friday when they take on Harvard at the Mullins Center. UMass (4-7-3, 2-6-3 Hockey East) returns home after a three-game ro...

Minutemen struggling away from Mullins

By Michael Wood

November 27, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team allowed three first period goals and, despite a late surge, never battled back, dropping its Saturday game against Quinnipiac, 4-2. Steven Guzzo and Michael Marcou each netted goals for the ...

Black Bears hit Minutemen hard in home tie

By Michael Wood

November 21, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team had to contend with a physical Maine squad on Friday night, but after some early troubles and penalties, the Minutemen managed to battle back for the 2-2 tie. The Black Bears looked like a ...

Minutemen draw with Maine, shut down by River Hawks

By Scott Cournoyer

November 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

For the Massachusetts hockey team, Friday and Saturday’s performances produced a mixed batch of results. Unfortunately, Saturday’s 4-0 loss to UMass Lowell has left the Minutemen asking more questions of where the road...

UMass hopes to increase win streak this weekend

By Scott Cournoyer

November 17, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

As the end of November approaches and the temperature falls through the floor, the Massachusetts hockey team has shown no signs of cooling off. UMass (4-4-2, 2-4-2, Hockey East) currently rides a three-game winning stre...

Offense clicking for UMass hockey

By Steve Levine

November 15, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s been a while since the Massachusetts hockey team has clicked this well on offense. The Minutemen have notched 15 goals over their last three games, improving their scoring offense to an average of 3.8 per game, g...

Minutemen cruise to 3rd-straight victory

By Scott Cournoyer

November 13, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team has won three straight games. Not only does that include its victory last weekend over Boston College, but two victories this past weekend. The night after thrashing Holy Cross, 7-2, the Minutemen pus...

Minutemen look to take advantage of home ice this weekend

By Steve Levine

November 9, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team is flying high after its most recent victory over No. 1 Boston College on Saturday at the Mullins Center. The Minutemen skated to a 4-2 victory over the Eagles, marking the first time UMass beat a No...