Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hanley, Marcou key success over weekend

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 27, 2012

Coming into last weekend’s crucial series against New Hampshire, the Massachusetts hockey team was in need of a role player to step up and be a major contributor in order to find success. Joel Hanley was that unlikely hero...

Penalty killing crucial to Minutemen’s success

By Scott Cournoyer

January 30, 2012

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...

UMass takes on Harvard Friday at Mullins Center

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 1, 2011

The Massachusetts hockey team, currently riding a three-game losing skid, is looking to stop the bleeding Friday when they take on Harvard at the Mullins Center. UMass (4-7-3, 2-6-3 Hockey East) returns home after a three-game ro...

Slideshow: Sports of the Week

By Jeff Bernstein

November 17, 2011

This week the Massachusetts men's basketball team went head to head with Boston University and the hockey team faced off against Holy Cross and Northeastern. ...

Minutemen still searching for composure

By Scott Cournoyer

November 3, 2011

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...

Hockey hosts No. 13 Boston University on Friday

By Michael Wood

October 26, 2011

The Massachusetts hockey team’s first true home-and-home series of the season begins on Friday as the Minutemen clash with Boston University at the Mullins Center for the first of two games on Halloween weekend. Students and fans alike can look forward to the typical costume c...

Penalties key in UMass losses

By Scott Cournoyer

October 26, 2011

In hockey, playing on a man advantage is a golden opportunity to change the score or swing the game to your team’s favor. It’s equally as important to be effective playing a man down, and the Massachusetts hockey t...

Minutemen look to avenge last year’s series against BC on Saturday

By Steve Levine

October 20, 2011

The Massachusetts hockey team had its fair share of troubles against Boston College last year. The Eagles, who are ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 2 in the USCHO poll, will welcome the Minutemen to Chestnut Hill on Friday for their first m...

Minutemen hope to avoid late game, late season falloffs

By Michael Wood

October 20, 2011

The “Cahoon Swoon,” as it’s been called by students, is a tendency for the Massachusetts hockey team to fade in the second half of the season after a quality start to the year. For whatever reason, the Minutemen have a histo...

Minutemen improving on both ends of the ice

By Steve Levine

October 14, 2011

In last year’s home-opener against Boston University, the Massachusetts hockey team drew a home-opening record of 7,021 fans. It ultimately fell to the Terriers, 4-3, marking the first of many one-goal, heartbreaking losses...

Minutemen face Falcons in home opener

By Scott Cournoyer

October 14, 2011

Following a 3-3 draw on the road at Northeastern last Friday to open its 2011-12 season, the Massachusetts hockey team gets back to the work this weekend with a pair of games beginning Friday. UMass (0-0-1, 0-0-1 Hockey Ea...

Star search is on for Mass Attack

By Steve Levine

October 6, 2011

It seems like ages ago was when the Massachusetts hockey team finished in second place in the Hockey East. In reality, it was five years ago, when the 2006-2007 Minutemen enjoyed their most successful season in over a deca...