Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Northeastern freshmen lead upset over BC

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Hockey

The Northeastern hockey team received goals from three of its freshmen to pull off a 3-1 win over top-ranked defending champion Boston College on Saturday. The Huskies (2-0-0, 2-0-0 Hockey East) were quick to score with a goal from freshman forward ...

Minutemen look to get back on track this weekend

By Nick Canelas

February 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

How a team responds when all odds are against it is sometimes the best way to determine its true character. Such appears to be the case for the Massachusetts hockey team as it takes the ice for the first time since being swept in a home-and-home series against UMass Lowell this past weekend...

UMass struggles continue away from Mullins, balance on offense key down stretch

By Scott Cournoyer

February 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Last Saturday, season-long road woes continued for the Massachusetts hockey team. The Minutemen (9-10-5, 5-8-4 Hockey East) suffered a 5-2 loss Saturday night against No. 11 UMass Lowell as part of a home-and-away trip on back-to-back nights, remaining winless this...

Hobbs’ recent outburst leading charge for Minutemen

By Nick Canelas

January 26, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The last time the Massachusetts hockey team went toe-to-toe with UMass Lowell, a 4-0 loss at the Tsongas Center, it went without one of its captains on the ice. Senior forward Danny Hobbs was left out of the lineup due...

Hockey surging despite taking too many penalties

By Scott Cournoyer

January 25, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Momentum is a funny thing. Whether it’s over the course of just one game or an entire season, momentum cannot be calculated, nor counted on to come when it’s needed the most. The Massachusetts hockey team is curre...

Fingernails and Factoids: professor talks informal education

By Chris Shores

September 20, 2011

Filed under Science & Technology

In addition to the formal education students learn in science classrooms, they are also exposed to a large amount of informal education – commonly accepted truths taught in the media or by word of mouth that may actually be...

BC edges UML, Northeastern ties Maine

By Stephen Sellner

January 24, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Hockey

Jimmy Hayes nettled two goals for the Boston College men’s hockey team to help defeat the University of Massachusetts Lowell 5-3 on Saturday night at Kelley Rink. The contest was knotted at two entering the final frame, however,...

Minutemen avenge woeful break

By Dan Gigliotti

January 19, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team started the New Year with a five-game losing streak over winter break, but bounced back this weekend with a series sweep of UMass Lowell. Following its first winning streak of the season, the M...

Jack Wilson to join UMass Lowell faculty

By Alyssa Creamer

January 18, 2011

Filed under Local News

University of Massachusetts President Jack Wilson recently announced he’ll be taking on a new position at the University of Massachusetts Lowell as a senior faculty member once his eight-year term as president ceases at the...

Video highlights: UMass defeats UMass Lowell

By Scott Cournoyer

December 5, 2010

Filed under Sports Videos

UMass Amherst defeated UML 5-2, Saturday Dec. 4 at the Mullins Center. UMass defeats UML 5-2 from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Minutemen try for 3-game win streak

By Steve Levine

December 2, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Following an abysmal start, the Massachusetts hockey team has completed a 180 degree turn over the past four weeks. The Minutemen (2-6-3, 1-3-3 Hockey East) reached their low point on November 12, when they lost to then-ranked New Hampshire in the first game of a w...

Penalty kill, goalkeeping result in victories for Mass Attack

By Pete Vasquez

December 2, 2010

Filed under Hockey

Perhaps it was the nine-day break between games that allowed the players on the Massachusetts hockey team to clear their heads. But coming off the team’s first winning streak of the season, the Minutemen can finally see some of their most concerning statistical li...