Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Patrick’s higher education plan a smart move for Massachusetts

By Editorial Board

April 11, 2013

Filed under Collegian Editorials, Opinion

Over two thousand years ago, Aristotle postulated, “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.” This theory permeates early American politics; Thomas Jefferson felt that the only safe repository of power was in an educated populace. Educa...

UMass Lowell wins first Hockey East championship with win over BU

By Nick Canelas

March 25, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

BOSTON – Just two weeks ago, the UMass Lowell hockey team clinched its first ever Hockey East regular-season championship on the last day of the regular season. Now, the No. 5 River Hawks can check another first off the li...

UMass-Lowell moves into first place, Providence defeats BC

By Jason Kates

March 6, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 UMass-Lowell hockey team moved into first place in the Hockey East Association after defeating Merrimack 3-1 on Sunday. The River Hawks (21-9-2, 15-8-2 HEA) were led by junior winger Josh Holmstrom, who tallied two...

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...

UMass hockey looks for bounce back win against Northeastern

By Nick Canelas

February 19, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

With the postseason drawing near in a congested Hockey East race, the Massachusetts hockey team can finally forget about having to play UMass Lowell again. The Minutemen (10-15-2, 7-12-1 Hockey East Association) endured another tough...

Big second period gives UMass Lowell season sweep of Minutemen

By Nick Canelas

February 17, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

LOWELL – For 52 minutes, 55 seconds, it looked like a goaltending battle for the ages. Both Steve Mastalerz and Connor Hellebuyck carried their respective teams for the entire first and third periods, and a majority of the...

Mistakes plague UMass hockey in 6-3 loss to UMass Lowell

By Stephen Hewitt

February 16, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Derek Arnold found a seam. With less than two minutes remaining in the second period, the UMass Lowell hockey forward found himself all alone near the blue line with no opposition in sight, and with defenders stacked to...

UMass hockey set for home-and-home with UMass Lowell

By Cameron McDonough

February 15, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The last time the Massachusetts hockey team hosted UMass Lowell, it wasn’t pretty. The Minutemen found themselves down 6-0 in the second period before they scored their first goal of the game en route to an 8-2 loss back...

UMass Lowell making jump to Division I

By Nick Canelas

February 14, 2013

Filed under Archives, Sports

The University of Massachusetts Amherst will no longer be the only UMass school in Division I athletics for all of its sports programs. UMass Lowell announced on Wednesday that it will make the jump to the America East Conference ...

BC coach Jerry York ties all-time wins mark, UNH tops UML

By Tom Mulherin

December 4, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Boston College coach Jerry York won his 924th career game Saturday night, which ties him with Ron Mason as the winningest coach in NCAA Division I hockey history when No. 1 Boston College avoided a weekend series sweep against No. 9 Boston University with a 5-2 win. The ...

Minutemen with chance to find themselves this weekend

By Nick Canelas

November 16, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts hockey forward Michael Pereira made perfectly clear the importance of his team's next three games. “This is what separates the men from the boys,” he said. The Minutemen (3-4, 2-4 Hockey East Association)...

UMass hockey prepares for big two-game weekend

By Patrick Strohecker

November 15, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The climb up the Hockey East Association standings for the Massachusetts hockey team has been a slow one, but it can get a huge boost this weekend as UMass prepares for a big two-game weekend at Maine on Friday and at home against UMas...