Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hockey East brings excitement

By Cameron McDonough

January 24, 2012

Filed under Hockey

Over the holiday break, there was a plethora of exciting Hockey East action including Holiday Tournament wins, the Frozen Fenway venue and a series of important conference games setting up an exciting final month and a half to...

Offense clicking for UMass hockey

By Steve Levine

November 15, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s been a while since the Massachusetts hockey team has clicked this well on offense. The Minutemen have notched 15 goals over their last three games, improving their scoring offense to an average of 3.8 per game, g...

Minutemen cruise to 3rd-straight victory

By Scott Cournoyer

November 13, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team has won three straight games. Not only does that include its victory last weekend over Boston College, but two victories this past weekend. The night after thrashing Holy Cross, 7-2, the Minutemen pus...

Minutemen still searching for composure

By Scott Cournoyer

November 3, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s difficult for a team to build momentum early in a season when it has proven that it has little ability to hold leads late in games. The Massachusetts hockey team seems to take its foot off the gas pedal, so to spea...

No. 1 Eagles soar past Minutemen, 4-2

By Scott Cournoyer

October 23, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Bill Arnold scored two goals to propel No. 1 Boston College to victory Friday night, defeating the Massachusetts hockey team, 4-2, in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles (4-1-0, 2-0-0 Hockey East) own the series against UMass (1-...

BC splits pair, Providence beats BU, UMass, Merrimack holds off Army

By Cameron McDonough

October 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

No. 1 Boston College had an up and down weekend as it dropped its home opener to No. 3 Denver, but was able to salvage a win on the road against No. 15 New Hampshire. The Eagles were coming off of an impressive first weekend of play at The Icebreaker Invitational with w...

Minutemen add size, look to make impact in Hockey East

By Scott Cournoyer

October 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

To put it bluntly, the 2010-11 season for the Massachusetts hockey team was a campaign to forget. With 14 freshmen and five contributing seniors departed from ’09-10, along with defensive miscues, shaky goaltending and the...

Mass Attack’s season comes to a close in loss to Eagles

By Dan Gigliotti

March 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team’s season ended last Saturday, March 12 with a 4-2 loss to No. 2 Boston College in the quarterfinal round of the Hockey East Tournament in Chestnut Hill, Mass. In addition to last Saturday’s...

Mass Attack prepare for 1st-round meeting with BC

By Pete Vasquez

March 10, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It took the Massachusetts hockey team up until the final game of the regular season to narrowly escape with a spot in this weekend’s playoffs. Now that the Minutemen are there, they must take down defending national champ...

Hockey East playoffs get underway

By Steve Levine

March 10, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Following the conclusion of games last weekend, the Hockey East Association announced the pairings of its playoff teams for the upcoming 27th annual Hockey East Tournament. The tournament’s quarterfinal round will show...

BC claims top seed in HEA Tournament

By Amy Chaunt

March 10, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Whittemore Center Arena this past weekend was ecstatic, as Boston College sophomore forward Pat Mullane clinched a 4-3 win for the Eagles after scoring the game-winning goal over New Hampshire Saturday. BC finished their regular season with a 26-7-1 record under their belt, compared to last sea...

Mass Attack sneaks into HE tournament with draw over Maine

By Pete Vasquez

March 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

As the overtime buzzer sounded at Saturday night’s home game against Maine, the Massachusetts hockey team gathered in a circular embrace as the Mullins Center roared around them. UMass (6-21-6, 5-16-6 HEA) clinched the f...