Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen hoping to defeat Black Bears, stay undefeated

By Jay Asser

October 22, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Looking to continue its fast start to begin the season, the Massachusetts hockey team will take on Hockey East rival Maine on Friday night at the Mullins Center. Hockey East teams off to unexpected starts After defeating Rensselaer and No. 3 Boston University, the Minutemen...

Hockey East teams off to unexpected starts

By Nick O'Malley

October 22, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team heads into this weekend’s matchup against Maine undefeated atop the Hockey East standings. Meanwhile, defending national champion Boston University is winless and dead last in the conference. Such...

Minutewomen look to continue ’08 success

By Geena Lombardi

October 20, 2009

Filed under Hockey

As tryouts and preseason practices come to a close for the Massachusetts women’s club hockey team, “doing work” is the main theme in mind for this team. Do work is the motto they live by, practice by, play by and win...

UMass claims early lead, Dainton strong in goal as UMass hold off No. 2 BU

By Nick O'Malley

October 19, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Tying his career-high in saves, Paul Dainton put on a spectacular performance in net for the Massachusetts Hockey team, laying the foundation for the team’s upset of No. 2 Boston University. The junior goalkeeper saved 39 shots...

Minutemen upset defending national champions, No. 2 Boston University

By Jay Asser

October 19, 2009

Filed under Hockey

On Friday night at the Mullins Center, 8,123 fans witnessed a down to the wire thriller which ultimately resulted in the home team coming out on top. Paul Dainton provided strong play in goal while Will Ortiz put in the deciding...

UM to face national champs

By Jay Asser

October 14, 2009

Filed under Hockey

In only its second game of the season, the Massachusetts hockey team will get a crack at the defending national champion and No. 2 ranked Boston University this Friday at the Mullins Center. After a 5-2 win over Rensselaer...

Irwin scoring, Marcou honored

By Mike Gillmeister

October 14, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The power play unit of the Massachusetts hockey team dominated in the win over Rensselaer last Thursday, scoring four of its five goals on the man advantage. Both of defenseman Matt Irwin’s goals came on power plays in the...

Minutemen get first victory of the year

By Nick O'Malley

October 9, 2009

Filed under Hockey

Somewhere among the 24 penalties committed by both teams, the Massachusetts hockey team and Rensselaer did manage to play a hockey game Thursday night. Outside of the penalty box, Matt Irwin scored twice and James Marcou tied his care...

Marcou, Dainton monumental in victory

By Jay Asser

October 9, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team received stellar play from James Marcou, Paul Dainton, and the power play unit to kick off its season with a 5-2 victory over Rensselaer at the Mullins Center on Thursday night. Marcou led the Minute...

Minutemen set to take on RPI in hockey season opener

By Jay Asser

October 8, 2009

Filed under Hockey

When October comes, the Massachusetts hockey team is back. The Minutemen will begin their 2009 campaign, as well as kick off the college hockey season, on Thursday night when they open against Rensselaer at the Mullins Center. ...

Cahoon, staff ready for 2009 season

By Mike Gillmeister

October 7, 2009

Filed under Hockey

In playing a team throughout the course of 23 years, both teams can familiarize one another with the opponent’s tendencies. Such is the case with UMass coach Don Cahoon and the Rensselaer hockey team. Cahoon and the Massachus...

Six of top 10 scorers from last season return

By Mike Gillmeister

October 7, 2009

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team returns six of its top 10 scorers from last season, all of whom have significant roles in 2009, as they try to fill a void left by last season’s departed personnel. UMass returns three of its le...