Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Second periods doom Minutemen in weekend losses

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

December 6, 2009

Filed under Hockey

LOWELL, Mass. — The Massachusetts hockey team played well in the first period of this weekend’s games, but the second period was not the same story. In Friday’s, 3-1, loss to Boston College in Amherst, the No. 9 Minuteme...

UM opponents provide different challenges over weekend

By Nick O'Malley

December 2, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team faces off against two tough in-state rivals that present drastically different challenges this weekend in Boston College and UMass Lowell. Both opponents for No. 9 UMass this weekend are ranked...

Minutemen host Eagles Friday, travel to UM Lowell Saturday

By Jay Asser

December 2, 2009

Filed under Hockey

After concluding its longest road trip to date this season, in which it faced three consecutive ranked opponents, things don’t get any easier for the Massachusetts hockey team this weekend. The No. 9 Minutemen get two more...

Mass Atack lose overtime thriller to Quinnipiac

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 29, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team overcame an early three-goal deficit Saturday afternoon, but did not have a chance to over come two late goals by Brandon Wong as it fell in overtime, 5-4, at Quinnipiac. The Minutemen took a 4-3 lead – overcoming three first period goals by ...

First period hurting Minutemen

By Jay Asser

November 29, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Despite receiving contributions from the usual suspects, the Massachusetts hockey team couldn’t dig itself out of an early first period hole. The Minutemen defense surrendered three goals to No. 9 Quinnipiac in the first period as the Bobcats (12-1-0, 7-0-0 Eastern Colleg...

Wellman nets hat trick as UMass beats No. 18 UVM

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 25, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Behind a second-period hat trick by Casey Wellman and five assists by James Marcou, the Massachusetts hockey team overcame two deficits at Vermont to come out with a 6-2 win on Tuesday night. After the Minutemen (9-2-0, 5-...

Rising Minutemen look to take down Catamounts

By Nick O'Malley

November 23, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Coming off of its overtime win against then-No. 9 Yale, the Massachusetts hockey team looks to continue its hot streak and close the two-point lead held by New Hampshire and Boston College atop the Hockey East standings. The...

Minutemen face UVM to continue road trip

By Jay Asser

November 23, 2009

Filed under Hockey

With two nationally ranked opponents on the schedule for Thanksgiving week, the Massachusetts hockey team will look to continue its success on the road against Vermont at Gutterson Fieldhouse on Tuesday night. Leaving with...

Minutemen get huge win on the road against Bulldogs

By Nick O'Malley

November 20, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Michael Marcou scored the first goal of the night, while his brother James scored the game winner in overtime, as the No. 11 Massachusetts hockey team defeated No. 9 Yale, 4-3, Thursday night. T.J. Syner and Casey Wellman also...

Minutemen look to make it four in a row against Bulldogs

By Jay Asser

November 18, 2009

Filed under Hockey

After enjoying the friendly confines of the Mullins Center in seven of its first nine games, the Massachusetts hockey team will travel to New Haven for a  three game stretch beginning with Yale tonight. Sidebar: UMass generating offen...

UMass generating offense, moves up in poll

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 18, 2009

Filed under Hockey

It may have not have been a big playoff game, or even a game for first place, but the game-winning goal by David Boehm against New Hampshire on Friday was certainly the biggest of his career. “[I’ve never had] something that big,...

UNH’s Bobby Butler continues success against UMass

By Jay Asser

November 15, 2009

Filed under Hockey

New Hampshire’s Bobby Butler once again victimized the Massachusetts hockey team as the Wildcats split a relatively penalty-free weekend of play with the Minutemen. Butler came into the weekend as a notorious UMass-killer...