Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Inconsistency highlights tough season for UMass hockey

By Nick Canelas

March 12, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Nothing will be harder on the Massachusetts hockey team than having to watch the Hockey East tournament. The Minutemen (12-19-3, 9-16-2 HEA) failed to qualify for the postseason for the first time since 2002 after finishing two point...

Video Highlights: Minutemen end on high note with victory over Merrimack

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 10, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The UMass hockey team closed out their season and gave its seniors a proper sendoff with a 3-0 victory over Merrimack. Here are the highlights. Hockey vs Merrimack Highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Minutemen end season on a high note with shutout victory over Merrimack

By Patrick Strohecker

March 10, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Saturday night served as one last hurrah for the seniors on the Massachusetts hockey team. With the playoffs out of the picture, the Minutemen (12-19-3, 9-16-2 Hockey East Association) sent their four seniors –Rocco Car...

UMass hockey eliminated from playoff contention in loss to Merrimack

By Cameron McDonough

March 9, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

NORTH ANDOVER - For a moment, it looked like the Massachusetts hockey team had accomplished an unthinkable feat. After trailing for most of Friday’s game against Merrimack, the Minutemen (11-19-13, 8-16-2 Hockey East Association)...

Podcast: Puck Talk

By Cameron McDonough

March 7, 2013

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Cameron McDonough and Nick Canelas talk about the Minutemen's weekend matchup against Merrimack and their chances of making it into the Hockey East Tournament in what could be this year's last episode of Puck Talk. Puck Talk 9...

BC, Merrimack both skate to ties on Sunday

By Mark Chiarelli

February 21, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Merrimack hockey team needed a crucial third-period goal escape with a 2-2 tie against Providence, and maintain its one-point lead atop the Hockey East standings. Freshman forward Vinny Scotti answered the bell for the...

Podcast: Puck Talk

By Cameron McDonough

February 15, 2013

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Captain Cam, Sergeant Strohecker and Nick Canelas discuss the hockey team's loss to #20 Merrimack and look ahead to their weekend series against UMass Lowell. Puck Talk 7...

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

By Patrick Strohecker

February 11, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

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...

Podcast: Puck Talk

By Cameron McDonough

February 8, 2013

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Cameron McDonough, Patrick Strohecker and Nick Canelas break down the Minutemen's win over BU and look ahead to this weekend's matchup against Merrimack. Puck Talk 6...

First line forwards look to lift UMass hockey past Merrimack

By Nick Canelas

February 8, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Following his team’s 5-1 win over Boston University last Friday, Massachusetts hockey forward Michael Pereira claimed his line to be one of the fastest in Hockey East, if not one of the fastest in the country. Pereira’s...

Hockey Podcast: UMass splits weekend with Merrimack, facing BC in playoffs

By Nick Canelas

March 5, 2012

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Hockey beat writer Nick Canelas and Patrick Strohecker talk about the weekend split against No. 12 Merrimack, and preview the first round of the Hockey East Tournament against No. 1 Boston College. Hockey Podcast...

Minutemen prepare for final series of regular season

By Scott Cournoyer

March 2, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

It all comes down to this. With just two regular-season games remaining, the fate of a postseason berth for the Massachusetts hockey team will be decided, beginning Friday when UMass (12-15-5, 8-13-4 Hockey East) hosts No. 12 Merrimack ...