Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Guzzo contributing after return from injury

By Michael Wood

November 9, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team has a few consistent offensive weapons that are expected to do most of the scoring in each game, but one other player is emerging as a surprise threat lately as well in redshirt freshman Steven Guzzo. Guzz...

Merrimack remains unbeaten; Riverhawks down Terriers

By Cameron McDonough

November 9, 2011

Filed under Archives, Hockey, Sports

The Merrimack hockey team continued its early season success this past weekend against Northeastern, battling to a 1-1 tie and a 3-2 overtime victory to remain undefeated and earn a No. 4 ranking. The weekend home-and-home ...

Minutemen knock off top team in hockey, Boston College

By Scott Cournoyer

November 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In front of a raucous crowd of 7,622, the Massachusetts hockey team did something it failed to do last weekend. The Minutemen defeated the top team in the nation, No. 1 Boston College, in convincing fashion. “This g...

Minutemen still searching for composure

By Scott Cournoyer

November 3, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s difficult for a team to build momentum early in a season when it has proven that it has little ability to hold leads late in games. The Massachusetts hockey team seems to take its foot off the gas pedal, so to spea...

Hockey hosts No. 13 Boston University on Friday

By Michael Wood

October 26, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team’s first true home-and-home series of the season begins on Friday as the Minutemen clash with Boston University at the Mullins Center for the first of two games on Halloween weekend. Students and fans alike can look forward to the typical costume c...

Penalties key in UMass losses

By Scott Cournoyer

October 26, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In hockey, playing on a man advantage is a golden opportunity to change the score or swing the game to your team’s favor. It’s equally as important to be effective playing a man down, and the Massachusetts hockey t...

No. 1 Eagles soar past Minutemen, 4-2

By Scott Cournoyer

October 23, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Bill Arnold scored two goals to propel No. 1 Boston College to victory Friday night, defeating the Massachusetts hockey team, 4-2, in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles (4-1-0, 2-0-0 Hockey East) own the series against UMass (1-...

Minutemen look to avenge last year’s series against BC on Saturday

By Steve Levine

October 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team had its fair share of troubles against Boston College last year. The Eagles, who are ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 2 in the USCHO poll, will welcome the Minutemen to Chestnut Hill on Friday for their first m...

BC splits pair, Providence beats BU, UMass, Merrimack holds off Army

By Cameron McDonough

October 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

No. 1 Boston College had an up and down weekend as it dropped its home opener to No. 3 Denver, but was able to salvage a win on the road against No. 15 New Hampshire. The Eagles were coming off of an impressive first weekend of play at The Icebreaker Invitational with w...

Minutemen hope to avoid late game, late season falloffs

By Michael Wood

October 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The “Cahoon Swoon,” as it’s been called by students, is a tendency for the Massachusetts hockey team to fade in the second half of the season after a quality start to the year. For whatever reason, the Minutemen have a histo...

Minutemen split weekend with home-opening win, loss at Providence

By Scott Cournoyer

October 17, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Despite a late goal to pull within one, the Massachusetts hockey team fell short against Providence, losing, 6-4, Saturday in Rhode Island. UMass (1-1-1, 0-1-1 Hockey East) made it a one-goal game with four minutes, 31 seco...

Minutemen improving on both ends of the ice

By Steve Levine

October 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In last year’s home-opener against Boston University, the Massachusetts hockey team drew a home-opening record of 7,021 fans. It ultimately fell to the Terriers, 4-3, marking the first of many one-goal, heartbreaking losses...