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River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

Senior forward Jake Kamrass skates towards the puck in the second playoff game against Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The end of the 2017-18 men’s hockey season came sooner than expected. UMass Lowell fell in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs to tenth-seeded Merrimack College. “We’re not used to finishing this

River Hawks suffer 2-1 overtime loss in opening game of Merrimack series

The River Hawks will face Merrimack again Saturday night at the Tsongas Center. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor It took 18 minutes and 1 second of overtime to decide who would take the first win of the Hockey East Championship opening round playoff series between UMass Lowell and Merrimack College. In the end it

Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

The River Hawks currently have a 16-16 overall record this season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Daniel McDermott Connector Staff Let’s face it, UMass Lowell hockey has had it made for the last five years. Norm Bazin has taken us to the Hockey East tournament final the last five straight years, winning three of them. The only time

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 out of 31 shots on net on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The third period was the best one for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rebounding from a slow first period and a more heated second one, they came in roaring for the final twenty

Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

UMass Lowell finished with a 27-11-3 overall record last season. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team started its season with three banners being sent to the rafters honoring last year’s accomplishments, yet it is largely uncertain how this season will end. After losing key players such as C.J. Smith,

River Hawks undone in home opener by unranked University of New Hampshire

Senior forward John Edwardh dekes around a New Hampshire defender while drawing a hooking penalty during the 2nd period. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Despite scoring to come back from a one goal deficit twice in the third period, the fifth-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was bested in the closing 14 seconds by

Freshman Evingson selected in NHL draft

Evingson was selected 211th overall in the most recent NHL draft. (Courtesy of the Winnipeg Jets) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Incoming freshman defenseman Croix Evingson became the third player on the 2017-18 men’s hockey roster to be drafted by the National Hockey League (NHL) on June 25. But looking past that, there is even more

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