Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Sheary, Pereira shine bright light on future

By Scott Cournoyer

March 12, 2012

Filed under Hockey

It’s true when people say that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Despite talented – and still progressing – individuals that performed in big moments this 2011-12 season, the entire Massachusetts ho...

Hockey Podcast: Season Finale – BC sweeps UM

By Nick Canelas

March 12, 2012

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

Hockey beat writer Nick Canelas and Patrick Strohecker wrap up the season, after UMass was swept by Boston College in the Hockey East Tournament. They also provide insight as to what to expect next year from the Minutemen...

Experience a factor in the Hockey East playoffs.

By Nick Canelas

March 9, 2012

Filed under Archives, Hockey, Sports

Last season, the Massachusetts hockey team brought 14 freshmen into the postseason and was swept by No. 1 Boston College in two games in the Hockey East quarterfinals. This season, those same freshmen are now sophomores headi...

No 8. UMass to take on top-seeded Eagles in Hockey East Playoffs

By Scott Cournoyer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

For six long months, the Massachusetts hockey team has grinded its way through the toughest collegiate conference in the country for a chance to make the postseason tournament. This weekend will tell the tale of the season. For...

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 ...

Hockey seniors to be honored Friday

By Nick Canelas

March 2, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

With the final Hockey East playoff spot on the line, the Massachusetts hockey team will honor its seniors on Friday as it looks to keep its season alive against Merrimack. The Minutemen (12-15-5, 8-13-4 Hockey East) have four sen...

Social media group calls for Moore’s playing time

By David Martin

March 1, 2012

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Massachusetts hockey goaltender Kevin Moore has only played three minutes, 40 seconds on the ice in his four years with the Minutemen. But there’s a chance that could change on Friday. UMass will welcome No. 12 Merri...

Hockey Podcast: Minutemen split weekend with UNH

By Nick Canelas

February 27, 2012

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

Hockey beat writer Nick Canelas and Patrick Strohecker highlight the weekend split with UNH, as well as discuss the current shaky goalie situation for the Minutemen.   Hockey Podcast...

Minutemen host UNH this weekend

By Nick Canelas

February 24, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

There’s no place like home, especially when referring to the Massachusetts hockey team. The Minutemen (11-14-5, 7-12-4 Hockey East) have thrived at the Mullins Center this season, especially in their first 10 home games where they went 7-0-3. Despite the undefeated mark, th...

Pereira carrying Minutemen of late

By Nick Canelas

February 24, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The start of the spring semester brought struggles for the Massachusetts hockey team as it came out of the gates with four consecutive losses and just 10 goals to show for it. The Minutemen (11-14-5, 7-12-4 Hockey East) w...

Minutemen face back-to-back games in Maine this weekend

By Nick Canelas

February 17, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The timing could not have been better for the Massachusetts hockey team. After coming up short in their first 11 tries, the Minutemen (10-13-5, 6-11-4 Hockey East) finally notched their first road win of the season last Friday, stunning then-No. 1 Bo...