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RIT deals UMass Lowell a 5-4 overtime defeat in Homecoming heartbreaker

RIT deals UMass Lowell a 5-4 overtime defeat in Homecoming heartbreaker

An exciting Homecoming game unfortunately ends in a loss for the River Hawks (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Saturday’s River Hawk Homecoming rematch between the UMass Lowell River Hawks and the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers was no defensive chess match. With nine goals scored, and the lead changing hands three times throughout,

River Hawks win out over RIT in dramatic 2-1 season opener

The River Hawks win behind a strong performance from Tyler Wall (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor The stunning opener to the 2018-19 UMass Lowell men’s hockey season came to a close Friday night under a chorus of jangling keys in the Tsongas Arena. Taunts and chants rained down from the UMass Lowell fan

River Hawks men’s hockey team appears primed for 2018-19 season

Bazin and his team look to rebound from disappointing year (Courtesy of WMUR) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor When crispness enters the air in the Merrimack River Valley, and the foliage begins to don its colorful fall attire, the students of UMass Lowell know one thing is certain. River Hawk Homecoming is just around the

Alumni Spotlight: Different worlds above and beneath the surface in Coach Norm Bazin

Norm Bazin has been a River Hawk for over two decades (Courtesy of Hockey East) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor In his seven-year tenure as head coach, Norm Bazin has ushered in an era of record prosperity for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rarely appearing anything but cold and calculated from the Tsongas Arena to

Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

The River Hawks currently have a 16-16 overall record this season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Daniel McDermott Connector Staff Let’s face it, UMass Lowell hockey has had it made for the last five years. Norm Bazin has taken us to the Hockey East tournament final the last five straight years, winning three of them. The only time

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 out of 31 shots on net on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The third period was the best one for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rebounding from a slow first period and a more heated second one, they came in roaring for the final twenty

Disappointing overtime loss breaks River Hawks’ four-game win streak

  Senior forward John Edwardh looks to make a pass while being defended by a Bentley player. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor An unevenly played game led to the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team snapping their four-game win streak on Tuesday Nov. 28 at the Tsongas Center. The River Hawks were handed 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,

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