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Ideality versus reality: NHL Playoff predictions

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

River Hawks look to future at season’s end

Tommy Panico, Tyler Mueller and John Edwardh celebrate a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The River Hawks ended their season with a loss to Notre Dame in the Northeast Regional Final on Sunday, March 26, finishing with a 27-11-3 record overall. UMass Lowell will be bidding farewell to an accomplished senior

River Hawks power through early-season stumbles

Ryan Delaney Connector Contributor For the River Hawks, the 2016-2017 hockey season was the ultimate tale of two halves. It began with a two game home series against the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs and a chance to earn some national recognition, but UMass Lowell ended up coming away with two ties. This started what would become a

Two River Hawks among Hobey Baker nominees

Senior forward Joe Gambardella put up 45 points in the regular season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor In the 2016-17 season the River Hawks not only managed to come out with a share in the Hockey East Regular Season Championship title, alongside Boston College and Boston University, but the River Hawk roster was also

Hellebuyck using World Cup experience to propel pro career

In 26 games with the Winnipeg Jets last season, Hellebuyck posted 2.35 goals against average. (Courtesy of CBS Sports) Brooke Keating Connector Contributor Drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 2012, Connor Hellebuyck joined the River Hawks that same year as a 6’4 goaltender with a list of achievements a mile long. Since leaving school after

Incoming freshmen Lohin and Wall selected in NHL draft

Ryan Lohin and Tyler Wall, slated to play at UMass Lowell for 2016-2017, were selected in the seventh round of the National Hockey League draft on June 25. (Photos courtesy of Kat Stiennon/Kat’s Photography and Mark Malone/The Daily News) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Fans of the UMass Lowell hockey team have even more of a

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