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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

‘NHL 15’ hits hard with hockey fans, gamers alike

Derek McLeod Connector Contributor Bruins fans rejoice! Our own Saint Patrice graces the cover of this year’s installment of the perennially stellar “NHL” series, bringing pride to black and gold as he beat out Public Enemy Number One PK Subban of the Montreal Canadiens for the spot. And it’s no surprise that “NHL”: Bergy Edition

Chasing Hockey East championships

Shane Foley Connector Editor A large incoming class of freshman. The loss of several players to the NHL, including a Mike Richter award winner. Strong Hockey East competition. Three goalies battling for the starting position. A new source of leadership. Apparently none of these things are fazing the UMass Lowell River Hawks hockey team. “Every