Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass gives up three straight goals in loss to No. 20 Merrimack

By Patrick Strohecker

February 11, 2013

The story of the Massachusetts hockey team’s season is one filled with the inability to protect leads and the constant squandering of games in the third period. That story proved to be true once again in Sunday’s 4-2 loss a...

Kevin Boyle shakes off rust in UMass hockey win over BU

By Nick Canelas

February 2, 2013

The battle for the starting goaltending position has been an ongoing story for the Massachusetts hockey team this season. And it took another unexpected twist on Friday night when Kevin Boyle was given the nod against No. 11 Bost...

Steve Mastalerz, Kevin Boyle competing again for starting goalie spot

By Cameron McDonough

January 25, 2013

The competition between the pipes is heating up once again for the Massachusetts hockey team, but this time it’s a two-way competition between Kevin Boyle and Steve Mastalerz. It looked like Boyle may have wrapped up that title midway through the...

Minutemen comeback falls short in 5-4 loss to Providence College

By Taylor C. Snow

January 12, 2013

The last time the Massachusetts hockey team took on Providence, a Nov. 9 meeting at the Mullins Center, the Minutemen played nearly mistake-free hockey in a 4-0 shutout of the Friars. UMass put four on the board once again Friday night, but this time around the Friars came ou...

UMass hockey lets one get away in third period

By Cameron McDonough

December 8, 2012

For two periods, Massachusetts hockey goaltender Kevin Boyle looked like he had rebounded well from a Friday night performance in which he conceded six goals. But then the third period happened. Colgate (9-7-2) put four goals pas...

Kevin Boyle taking control of No. 1 goaltender spot

By Patrick Strohecker

December 7, 2012

Thirteen games into the Massachusetts hockey team’s season, there seems to be a noticeable difference in the squad’s play than years past. With a new coach in John Micheletto, change was to be expected, but not many expected sophomore ...

UMass hockey prepares for critical home-and-home with Northeastern

By Patrick Strohecker

November 30, 2012

Two points. That’s all that separates a playoff team from a team on the outside looking in. The Massachusetts hockey team finds itself in that precarious position heading into this weekend, as it sits in a tie for fifth place in the Hockey East Association standings, only two points...

Podcast: Puck Talk

By Cameron McDonough

November 30, 2012

Daily Collegian hockey beat writers Cameron McDonough, Patrick Strohecker and Nick Canelas recap the Minutemen's games over the past week and preview their home-and-home series with Northeastern this weekend. Puck Talk...

UMass hockey secures bounce back win over Vermont

By Nick Canelas

November 20, 2012

Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto had no plans of making Tuesday’s game against Vermont a sentimental one just because he was going up against his former team. Micheletto instead had more important things to worry abo...