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River Hawks look to future at season’s end

River Hawks look to future at season’s end

Tommy Panico, Tyler Mueller and John Edwardh celebrate a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The River Hawks ended their season with a loss to Notre Dame in the Northeast Regional Final on Sunday, March 26, finishing with a 27-11-3 record overall. UMass Lowell will be bidding farewell to an accomplished senior

5-1 rout secures River Hawks’ fifth consecutive Hockey East Finals appearance

Junior forward C.J. Smith celebrates his second period goal against the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor BOSTON – In a goal that freshman goaltender Tyler Wall might want to get back, Notre Dame forward Jack Jenkins sent a soft shot from center ice that trickled through Wall’s pads

River Hawks punch ticket to TD Garden with 8-2 rout of UNH

UMass Lowell netminder Tyler Wall makes a save against New Hampshire’s leading scorer, Tyler Kelleher. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “I thought we were going to be ready to go head to head, and then it all fell apart,” said University of New Hampshire head coach Dick Umile. “Nothing much to say except that

River Hawks power through early-season stumbles

Ryan Delaney Connector Contributor For the River Hawks, the 2016-2017 hockey season was the ultimate tale of two halves. It began with a two game home series against the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs and a chance to earn some national recognition, but UMass Lowell ended up coming away with two ties. This started what would become a

Two River Hawks among Hobey Baker nominees

Senior forward Joe Gambardella put up 45 points in the regular season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor In the 2016-17 season the River Hawks not only managed to come out with a share in the Hockey East Regular Season Championship title, alongside Boston College and Boston University, but the River Hawk roster was also

How they got here and why they can stay

Freshman goalie Tyler Wall has proven that he is up to the task of helping carry the River Hawks to another successful season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alex Salucco Connector Editor After starting the year as the eighth-ranked team in the nation, the UMass Lowell hockey team has found itself as high as number

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