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2022 Homecoming sports preview

2022 Homecoming sports preview

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “UMass Lowell hockey players pose under blue light.” Steven O’Hara Connector Staff Another homecoming celebration, another exciting week of UMass Lowell sporting events. Starting on Friday, September 30th, UMass Lowell is showing off their athletic prowess for the whole week, ending on Saturday, October 8th. The River Hawks are

Boston Bruins Recap: Bruins bounce back after tough loss to Toronto

(Photo courtesy Clnsmedia.com) Bruins’ Matt Grzelcyk skates down the ice Tanner Hume Connector Editor It was a short week for the Bruins this time around, but certainly a rollercoaster week at that. Going 1-1 this week and showing basically mirrored results in their bouts, the Bruins are trying ever so desperately to make it back to

Video games NHL 22 and Madden 22 are worth the buy

(Photo courtest of Sporting News) The cover photo for NHL 22 Tanner Hume Connector Editor Sports games are a popular commodity among sports fans as players can compete against each other online. It is also a great way to play as a custom character and lead them to as much success as one’s little heart

River Hawks hockey team season ends in the NCAA tournament against Denver

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Lowell’s Lucas Condotta makes a move in front of Denver’s net Matt Micale Connector Editor UMass Lowell’s men’s hockey team’s season came to an end last Thursday after a 3-2 loss to the Denver Pioneers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Lowell went into this game as the

River Hawks fall to UMass Amherst in Hockey East Semifinal

(Photo courtesy of UMass Amherst) Lowell’s Reid Stefanson gets tied up with Amherst’s goalie, Matt Murray Matt Micale Connector Editor Last Friday night, the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team lost to UMass Amherst 3-1 in the Hockey East semifinal game at the TD Garden. Lowell was seeded third in the division and Amherst seeded second.

Boston Bruins recap: Bruins go two of three

(Photo courtesy MassLive.com) Bruins players celebrating after a goal Tanner Hume Connector Editor The Bruins had a much needed bounce-back this week, which allowed them to gain some ground in the Atlantic Division playoff picture. Despite the bounce-back from previous weeks, there is still work to be done for the team heading into the 2022 Trade

Social justice in the hockey world

(Photo courtesy of ECHL) The logo for the East Coast Hockey League Tanner Hume Connector Editor Around the hockey world, issues with inequality in the hockey community have been an issue. Racism and sexism scatter the ice in embarrassing ways, that even in 2022, it is still happening. Here are a few recent examples of

UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey defeats Boston College and Dartmouth

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) The River Hawks celebrate after a goal during Saturday’s game against Dartmouth Matt Micale Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team had a successful weekend knocking off both Boston College and Dartmouth. With these two wins, the team advances to 16-6-3 and to being ranked 14th in the nation.