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River Hawks sweep UNH in home-and-home series

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Sophomore forward Chris Maniccia’s hat trick served as a catalyst for UMass Lowell’s 8-2 win over the University of New Hampshire at the Tsongas Center Saturday night. The River Hawks outscored the Wildcats in a home-and-home series over the weekend, 10-2, despite being outshot 62-37. Special teams played a large role

River Hawks allow eight goals in loss to Michigan

“We lacked a little urgency to come out, and certainly lost a lot of foot races, and our sticks weren’t strong enough,” said River Hawks Hockey Head Coach Norm Bazin. “A Lowell-style team needs to have more urgency.” He was speaking about the eight goals Michigan managed to score last Friday night. Michigan’s Zach Hyman

River Hawks open season with major victory

Shane Foley Connector Editor After being eliminated from the NCAA Frozen Four last year, UMass Lowell began the season with revenge over nemesis Boston College with a 5-2 victory. UMass Lowell earned a long stat sheet Friday night, with many different players contributing, from senior veterans to team captains. 11 different River Hawks registered points

Dana Skinner: 18 years of excellence

Shane Foley and Nick Giannino Connector Editors “When you have a good ice hockey team, it lights up the entire campus,” said Dana Skinner, UMass Lowell athletic director. After winning back to back Hockey East championships, the River Hawks look to light up this particular campus again. Skinner has been with the university for 18

UMass Lowell plans to expand Tsongas Center

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor UMass Lowell has announced plans to add an athletic practice facility adjacent to the Tsongas Center. The proposed 50,000-square-foot structure will be an addition to the current arena between the Merrimack River and the existing portion, dedicated primarily to host ice hockey practices, as well as both men’s and women’s basketball