Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Canelas: Despite success, Cahoon’s time with Minutemen had come

By Nick Canelas

June 21, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports Columns

There’s no bigger stage in college hockey than the Hockey East. However, that has not always been the case for the Massachusetts hockey team, which in just five years has transitioned from arguably the most popular athl...

Heartbreak for UM at Chestnut Hill

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Hockey

It was a frustrating weekend for the Massachusetts hockey team, which saw its season come to an end after being swept by No. 1 Boston College in the Hockey East quarterfinals, despite perhaps its best possible effort both nights. The Minutemen (13-18-5, 9-14-4 HEA) ...

No 8. UMass to take on top-seeded Eagles in Hockey East Playoffs

By Scott Cournoyer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

For six long months, the Massachusetts hockey team has grinded its way through the toughest collegiate conference in the country for a chance to make the postseason tournament. This weekend will tell the tale of the season. For...

Minutemen split with Merrimack, clinch Hockey East playoff spot

By Scott Cournoyer

March 5, 2012

Filed under Hockey

With playoffs implications coming down to the wire, the Massachusetts hockey team prevailed. UMass (13-16-5, 9-14-4 Hockey East) secured the eighth and final playoff seed in the HEA tournament after splitting a home-and-home series Friday and Saturday night against No. 12 Merri...

Minutemen split weekend series with No. 11 Maine

By Nick Canelas

February 21, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

One day after one of its most lopsided defeats of the season, the Massachusetts hockey team scored in the opening minute of Saturday’s game and never looked back. The 4-1 road win against No. 11 Maine gave UMass its sixth vic...

UMass stuns No. 1 BU, falls to PC

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 13, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Just one night after perhaps the Massachusetts hockey team’s biggest victory of the season, it might have suffered its most devastating defeat. There appeared to be a bit of a hangover effect at the Mullins Center on Saturday night as UMass (10-13-5, 6-11-4 Hockey East) fell to Provid...

Minutemen end road woes; goalie carousel continues

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 13, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Winning in a tough road environment with something on the line is not just one of the most daunting obstacles to overcome in sports, but an obstacle that can define a team and its season. For the Massachusetts hockey team, a pivotal road victory against the top team in the ...

Penalty killing crucial to Minutemen’s success

By Scott Cournoyer

January 30, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Statistics rarely inform the outcome of a game, let alone the success or disappointment of an entire season. It’s that age-old, “you still have to play the game,” way of thinking. However, the Massachusetts hoc...

Minutemen blank Boston College

By Nick Canelas

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It was a night of firsts for the Massachusetts hockey team in its 4-0 upset win over No. 4 Boston College. Although it is their second win of the season over the Eagles, the Minutemen (9-8-5, 5-6-4 Hockey East) shutout...