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The diamond in the rough: Women’s hockey at UMass Lowell

The diamond in the rough: Women’s hockey at UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell’s women’s ice hockey team faces off against other schools like Westfield State. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The women’s club ice hockey team at UMass Lowell makes the best of what they have. Ice time is expensive, so they practice at the Tsongas Center at 10 o’clock at night. The

River Hawks enter 2017-18 season with new alternative practice facility in Tewksbury

Recently the River Hawks have changed their regular practice site from the Tully Forum in Chelmsford to the Breakaway Ice Center in Tewksbury.(Courtesy of Breakaway Ice Center) Vrinda Punj Connector Contributor The university has been utilizing the Tsongas Center for a lot events, for things other than the hockey practice sessions and games. As a

Best UMass Lowell jerseys

A selection of UMass Lowell’s game worn hockey jerseys. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Having been ranked top 12 in average attendance for over five consecutive seasons, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team has drawn more than their fair share of audiences. Throughout the seasons, the Tsongas Center has seen more than a

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,

How hockey saved me

Managing Editor Hannah Manning credits hockey for helping her get through hard times. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor On New Year’s Eve 2014, I would have traded my college education just to see the United States beat Canada. In hindsight, judging by the state of mania I was in I’d say I came pretty

Ideality versus reality: NHL Playoff predictions

In a perfect world, we could see the Stanley Cup return to Canada for the first time since 1993, preferably with Edmonton taking the chalice home. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Ryan Delaney Connector Staff The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday and it is no doubt going to be another exciting couple of months. I’m sure everyone

It is time to give UMass Lowell hockey the attention it deserves

The 2016-17 edition of the River Hawks secured a Hockey East Championship. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor As one of the best teams in college hockey for the last six seasons, the UMass Lowell River Hawks still seem to fly under the radar when it comes to national attention. The team produces consistent success

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