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Bruins Playoff Preview: Boston quietly surging into playoffs

Bruins Playoff Preview: Boston quietly surging into playoffs

Bruin’s goaltender Tuuka Rask must display exceptional performances this postseason for Boston to have a deep run. (Photo courtesy of nbcsports.com) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor Lost in the endless drama that is the Boston Celtics, the widespread panic over the Red Sox abysmal start and the New England Patriots losing players to retirements and owners

No. 14 UMass Lowell battles to the last second for overtime tie at Merrimack

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg had 26 saves against Merrimack on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor NORTH ANDOVER — The first fifty-nine minutes of the UMass Lowell-Merrimack game was back-and-forth, almost tedious hockey. The last minute of regulation was chaos. And overtime was pandemonium. The 14th-ranked UMass Lowell men’s hockey team skated to

“Three times” rule not sticking for season ticket holders, alumni

Hannah Manning Connector Editor “U-M-L!” “Let’s go Low-ell!” “Fred C. Church!” This is just a smattering of the many chants that River Hawk faithful in the student section say at hockey games. These chants are only said three times. It is a grand freshman tradition to be at a hockey game and overzealously yell “U-M-L”

UMass Lowell runs “Daddy’s Money” out of town with 3-0 win

Tyler Wall earned his fourth shutout of the season with the 3-0 win over Boston College on Friday. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning and Alecia Connolly Connector Editors UMass Lowell fans chanted, “Our Wall’s better!” twice during Friday night’s game against Boston College and by the time the last buzzer sounded, the chant was proven true

River Hawks fight back after early deficit to tie BC, 4-4

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg made 22 saves against Boston College. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The Tsongas Center became a warzone as the Saturday night matchup against the struggling Boston College Eagles and the UMass Lowell River Hawks unfolded. Sophomore forward Charlie Levesque was handed a game misconduct early in the first period and

The mysterious West Campus

Taylor Carito and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A lot has stirred over the years about the notorious west campus – a seemingly desolate and decrepit property owned by UMass Lowell. But what few realize is that there is more than meets the eye, in fact, the importance of west campus lies beneath the dust and

Alumni Spotlight: Former Connector Editor-in-Chief Patronick finds paradise on the ice

Patronick has built her career from her past experiences and looks to achieve so much more beyond (Courtesy of Michelle Jay) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The trajectory of Krista Patronick’s life would be wildly different had she not decided to attend UMass Lowell. If Patronick had never spent four formative years at UMass Lowell, the

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