Massachusetts Daily Collegian

James Marcou, Casey Wellman dominance key to UMass’s success

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 24, 2010

Filed under Hockey

With James Marcou, the nation’s leader in points and assists and Casey Wellman, the nation’s second leading goal scorer, it is an uncommon thing to see the Massachusetts hockey team go a game without one of the two scoring a...

UMass splits with No. 17 Vermont, tied for second in Hockey East

By Jay Asser

January 24, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Returning back home to the Mullins Center, the Massachusetts hockey team recorded its fourth straight victory before getting its winning streak snapped by Hockey East foe Vermont in a physical, penalty-filled contest. The No....

UMass looks to extend winning streak

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 21, 2010

Filed under Hockey

The tough three-game losing streak experienced by the Massachusetts hockey team over winter break may have been the best thing to happen to it this season.  With all its remaining games against conference opponents in a tight...

Special teams playing a big factor

By Jay Asser

January 21, 2010

Filed under Hockey

After struggling on the power play in losses during winter break, the Massachusetts hockey team has played consistently on special teams in the past week and a half, resulting in three consecutive wins.  In their three losses...

Minutemen finish winter break on three-game winning streak

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 19, 2010

Filed under Hockey

With more wins this January (3) than the past two Januaries combined (2), the Massachusetts hockey team silenced all questions its critics had entering this year’s winter break. Despite a three-game losing streak, the No. 19 ...

Minutemen dealing with inconsistencies

By Jay Asser

January 19, 2010

Filed under Hockey

During winter term, the Massachusetts hockey team continued problems from the first half of the season, along with adding inconsistencies on both sides of the puck to begin 2010. The Minutemen (14-8-0, 7-6-0 Hockey East), who h...

UMass silences questions about January play

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 19, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Despite a No. 15 ranking and a 10-5-0 record after a recent three-game skid, the Massachusetts hockey team faced questions about how the team would do come January, even before winter break began. As UMass’ (14-8-0, 9-6-0 Hoc...

Ortiz lifts UMass over Merrimack with two-goal performance

By Jay Asser

December 14, 2009

Filed under Hockey

In an attempt to break its three-game losing streak and get back on track, the Massachusetts hockey team was successful in defeating Merrimack, 4-1, Saturday night at the Mullins Center. “It was a pretty solid effort comin...

Minutemen face stiff competition over break

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

December 9, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The month of January, and more importantly its play over winter break, can be a vital for the Massachusetts hockey team. Just take a look at the records down the stretch of the No. 15 Massachusetts hockey team the past two...

No need to worry, Minutemen will be fine

By Nick O'Malley

December 9, 2009

Filed under Hockey, Sports Columns

Despite the warnings signs, it’s not quite panic mode yet for the Massachusetts hockey team. Yes, they’ve dropped three straight games at the end of their stretch of five straight ranked teams. Sure, the team has had a...

UMass looks to get back on track against Warriors Saturday

By Jay Asser

December 9, 2009

Filed under Hockey

With the familiar “fading down the stretch” talk surrounding the Massachusetts hockey team after three consecutive losses, the Minutemen will look to rebound and squash doubt when they host Merrimack on Saturday night at the...

Minutemen fall to No. 8 UML, No. 15 BC

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

December 6, 2009

Filed under Hockey

LOWELL, Mass. — A hat trick by UMass Lowell’s David Vallorani ended the River Hawks’ three-game losing streak, but extended the Massachusetts hockey team’s longest of the season. After a 3-1 loss Friday night t...