Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen split weekend series with UNH

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 13, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team could not duplicate its come-from-behind, 4-3, win from Friday as it fell to New Hampshire, 4-2, Saturday night. Behind 33 saves by UNH’s Brian Foster, the Wildcats held the No. 14 Minut...

UMass hockey to face UNH

By Jay Asser

November 12, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Another chapter of the rivalry between the Massachusetts hockey team and New Hampshire will be written this weekend when the two programs meet for the 100th and 101st time at the Mullins Center. The Wildcats have dominated...

Mass Attack successful on power play

By Nick O'Malley

November 12, 2009

Filed under Hockey

With a scoring average of 3.86 goals per game, the Massachusetts hockey team boasts the top scoring average in the Hockey East and the fifth best mark in the nation. The bulk of the success, though, comes from UMass’ success...

Minutemen sweep home-and-home with Purple Eagles

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 6, 2009

Filed under Hockey

With two come-from-behind wins over Niagara over the weekend, the Massachusetts hockey team bounced back after its first loss of the season last weekend to Providence. Sunday afternoon, the No. 19 Minutemen fell behind 1-...

UMass takes on Purple Eagles in home-and-home

By Nick O'Malley

November 5, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The No. 19 Massachusetts hockey team takes a break from Hockey East play this weekend with a home-and-home series against Niagara. The Minutemen host the Purple Eagles on Friday, and travel to Niagara Sunday for an afternoon game UMass...

Scoring offense paying off for Minutemen

By Jay Asser

November 5, 2009

Filed under Hockey

If Niagara doesn’t limit the Massachusetts hockey team’s power-play opportunities this weekend, it could be in for a long day, unlike the many closely contested games the team has played in this season. The Minutemen (4-1-0,...

Offense stutters in loss to Providence

By Nick O'Malley

November 2, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The No. 17 Massachusetts hockey team put up five goals against Providence on Friday night in a 5-3 win. But on Saturday, there was little offense to be found as the Minutemen fell in a frustrating 2-1 loss. UMass outshot the...

Minutemen split home-and-home with Providence, take first loss of year

By Jay Asser

November 1, 2009

Filed under Hockey

On Halloween weekend, the Massachusetts hockey team split a home-and-home series with Providence and had its hopes of remaining undefeated foiled by Friars’ goalie Alex Beaudry. The sophomore recorded a career-high 47 saves...

Minutemen play home-and-home with Hockey East Friars

By Jay Asser

October 29, 2009

Filed under Hockey

After getting off to its best league start since 1995-96, the Massachusetts hockey team will look to continue its success when it takes on Hockey East foe Providence in a home-and-home series this weekend. The No. 17 Minutemen...

Paul Dainton, Alex Beaudry to face off in matchup of two of Hockey

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 29, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Massachusetts hockey coach Don Cahoon made it clear who the two most significant players are on the ice in any game. “Goaltending is the most vital position on the ice in every game that is played,” Cahoon said before Thursday...

Marcou brothers, Dainton strong as Minutemen win its third in a row

By Jay Asser

October 26, 2009

Filed under Hockey

A brother-to-brother connection provided the key score while Paul Dainton played efficiently in goal Friday night, to skate the Massachusetts hockey team past Maine 5-3 at the Mullins Center. In the first period, the Minu...

Minutemen still perfect after three, top Maine 5-3

By Nick O'Malley

October 24, 2009

Filed under Hockey

With 11 minutes, 19 seconds left in the game, the Massachusetts hockey team held a 5-2 lead on Maine. The Minutemen had been ahead for virtually the entire game and moments earlier, had gone up by three. It was a comfortable...