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Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

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,

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 fight for third straight win in 3-2 contest against Boston University

Freshman forward Kenny Hausinger celebrates after scoring the game winning goal for the River Hawks in the third period.  Brock Johnson Connector Editor UMass Lowell looked to maintain momentum on their two-game winning streak coming into the game against Boston University at the Tsongas Center on Friday, Feb, 10. The River Hawks extended their winning

Men’s hockey snaps losing streak with 6-4 win over Northeastern

Jake Kamrass sneaks the puck by the outstretched pad of Northeastern goalie Ryan Ruck.  (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor UMass Lowell broke their four-game losing streak with a  6-4 win at the Matthews Arena in Boston. The win earned the River Hawks a season split with the Northeastern University Huskies. “It’s nice to be

Men’s hockey falls to Providence 4-3 in Hockey East Semifinal rematch

Joe Gambardella defends against Providence’s Jake Walman. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Despite a strong start for the River Hawks, the Providence College Friars came back with an aggressive third period to secure the 3-4 win in a hard-fought Hockey East battle. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for the River Hawks, and

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

River Hawks dealt first defeat by Clarkson in thrilling 4-3 contest

Defenseman Niklas Folin tangles with A. J. Fossen (26). Chris Forney (4) and Tyler Wall (33) follow the play. Fossen had 2 goals, Jordan Boucher (28) had 1 goal and 1 assist. (George DeLuca/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff After a full three-period back and forth scoring bout, the UMass Lowell River Hawks fell 4-3 to

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