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Finding a successor

Finding a successor

Christoffer Hernberg played for the Espoo Blues in Finland before joining the 2015-16 River Hawks. (Photo courtesy of Timo Savela) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor Finding a replacement, in any sport, is already a monumental task. Finding a replacement for arguably the best goalie in a program’s history – that is something that could take

River Hawks hockey alumni: Where are they now?

Adam Chapie served as an assistant captain during his senior season at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy Fred Kfoury/Icon Sportswire) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Many former UMass Lowell hockey players have found success with professional teams following their college careers. This year, 12 alumni have landed spots on National Hockey League (NHL) training camp rosters. In the

Scalding Northeastern wins Hockey East Championship over UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell forward C.J. Smith looks to make a move offensively past a couple Northeastern defenders. (George DeLuca/Connector) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor Playing a triple-overtime game the night before certainly did not help their legs, but that was not to be used as an excuse. The River Hawks simply ran into a buzz saw Northeastern

Boyle shines in triple-overtime victory for UMass Lowell

River Hawk teammates celebrate A.J. White’s game-winning goal in a 3OT victory over No. 3 Providence College in the Hockey East semifinals. (George DeLuca/Connector) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor Both Providence and UMass Lowell refused to quit as a coveted spot in the Hockey East championship game loomed as a sparkling prize, and a couple of

Special teams help River Hawks take game one of Hockey East Quarterfinals

Joe Gambardella scores off an assist from C.J. Smith (not pictured) to tie the game at 1 in the second period Friday night at the Tsongas Center. (George DeLuca/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Resurgent play on the man advantage and strong penalty killing helped No. 11 UMass Lowell defeat No. 8 Boston University (21-11-5) 3-2 in a

UMass Lowell finishes regular season with 3-1 victory over Boston College

River Hawk teammates raise their arms in celebration of A.J. White’s goal to put the team on top in the first period. (George DeLuca/Connector) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor When the moment got big, the River Hawks stepped up to make plays. UMass Lowell knocked off Boston College 3-1 Saturday night at Tsongas Center to finish

Kevin Boyle: The man behind the mask

Senior goalie Kevin Boyle has been a mainstay in the River Hawks’ success this season. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Some people are just born to play hockey, and UMass Lowell goalie Kevin Boyle might be one of them. Through 31 games this season, Boyle has 19 wins, a .932