Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Youth abound on hockey roster

By Steve Levine

October 19, 2010

The Massachusetts hockey team looks nothing like it did just a year ago. The Minutemen lost four of their star players to the NHL and others to graduation following last season’s campaign. Now, UMass will lean on its young ...

‘C’ is for Dainton

By Dan Gigliotti

October 19, 2010

The Massachusetts hockey team has one player wearing a jersey stitched with the letter “C” and it is worn by a player in an unlikely position. Senior Paul Dainton is one eight goalies since the beginning of the UMass hocke...

Last year’s stars striving for NHL

By Steve Levine

October 19, 2010

With their college careers behind them, the stars of last year’s Massachusetts hockey team are now lacing up for shifts in professional hockey.          Casey Wellman, James Marcou, Justin Braun and Matt Irwin were the fo...

Youth movement will make or break UMass’ season

By Nick O'Malley

October 19, 2010

The Massachusetts hockey team is young-crazy young. With 13 rookies on the roster and only a handful of the team’s top contributors returning this season (most are currently playing on the Worcester Sharks), the Minutemen’s...

Big shoes to fill for Michael Marcou

By Dan Gigliotti

October 19, 2010

Massachusetts defenseman Michael Marcou has heard all of the comparisons to his older brother and former teammate James. However, the junior will use his older brother’s guidance in hopes of making his own legacy at UMass. ...

Get ready for the “No-Name” Minutemen

By Nick O'Malley

October 19, 2010

The 2009-10 Massachusetts hockey team was a unit with an identity.          Offensively, UMass was at its best when on the power play and feeding the puck to James Marcou and Casey Wellman. Those two elite scorers...

Syner in position to take over scoring load

By Pete Vasquez

October 19, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s hockey team lost pivotal players from their offense last year. T.J. Syner, a junior forward from Springfield, Mass. hopes to be a spark for the Minutemen, having skated with and learned from two of t...