Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Seniors take ice for regular-season finale

By Pete Vasquez

March 4, 2011

Filed under Hockey

As the Massachusetts hockey team closes its season this weekend with two home games against Maine, it also bids farewell to its seven seniors who will play their final games at the Mullins Center. Led by senior captain Paul D...

Mass Attack face No. 14 Maine with postseason implications

By Dan Gigliotti

March 3, 2011

Filed under Hockey

At the end of January, the Massachusetts hockey team played with the chance to move up in the Hockey East standings. The Minutemen (5-15-5, 6-20-5 HEA) still have that opportunity this weekend with their final two games of th...

Mass Attack drops two to Eagles over weekend

By Dan Gigliotti

February 28, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The final spot in the Hockey East tournament remains uncertain after the Massachusetts hockey team dropped two games this weekend to Boston College. A Minutemen rally attempt on Friday fell just short in a 4-3 loss to the Eagles...

Dainton goes for saves record

By Steve Levine

February 24, 2011

Filed under Hockey

There’s more than just points on the line when the Massachusetts men’s hockey team plays a home-and-home against Boston College this weekend. Senior goalie and captain Paul Dainton is also going for UMass’ all-time...

No. 2 BC on a tap for Mass Attack

By Pete Vasquez

February 24, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team has faced a ruthless schedule this season, particularly throughout the last third of the season. However, only once have the Minutemen run into No. 2 Boston College. That is, until this weekend. ...

UMass swept by Merrimack over weekend

By Pete Vasquez

February 21, 2011

Filed under Hockey

By Pete Vasquez Collegian Staff The Massachusetts hockey team was swept by Merrimack in a home-and-home series this past weekend, putting UMass’ playoff push in jeopardy. After surrendering third-period leads of 1-...

UMass men’s hockey dropping close contests

By Dan Gigliotti

February 21, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In each of two games against Merrimack, the Massachusetts hockey team was on the verge of completing an upset win and skating away with points. Had his team won in its home-and-home series this past weekend, UMass coach ...

UMass looks to avenge embarrassing loss

By Steve Levine

February 17, 2011

Filed under Hockey

With three weeks remaining in the regular season and crucial points to be earned, this weekend is arguably the most important for the Massachusetts men’s hockey team. UMass sits seventh in the conference standings and...

For UMass, success requires constant intensity

By Pete Vasquez

February 17, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s been 13 days since the 11-2 drubbing the Massachusetts hockey team suffered at the hands of Merrimack. Now, in order to defend their home ice against the same team, the Minutemen have to move their feet and get “greasy.” “Get...

Eagles win Beanpot, Merrimack, Vermont surging

By Matt Strong

February 16, 2011

Filed under Hockey

No. 1 ranked Boston College continued its love affair with the Beanpot championship game on Valentine’s Day night, defending its title with a 7-6 overtime victory over Northeastern. The 59th Beanpot, held at the TD Garden,...

Podcast – Hockey: Salvaging crew

By Nick O'Malley

February 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports Podcasts

Nick O'Malley and Steve Levine talk hockey in the newly renovated podcast room. After a tough loss to BU and a tie against Providence, Nick and Steve discuss how the Minutemen have lived up to expectations and begin to look down the road. Right-click, save as to download: 2-13 C...

Minutemen salvage a point against PC, fall to BU in OT

By Pete Vasquez

February 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey

With playoff implications looming over each of the handful of games left to play, the Massachusetts hockey team was 38 seconds away from what could have been a disastrous weekend of hosting Boston University and Providence College. However,...