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River Hawks emerge victorious in OT thriller against Yale

River Hawks emerge victorious in OT thriller against Yale

Junior forward Joe Gambardella puts the puck past Yale netminder Alex Lyon to send the River Hawks to the NCAA East Regional Final against the Quinnipiac Bobcats (George DeLuca/Connector). Hannah Manning Connector Editor ALBANY, N.Y. — The UMass Lowell River Hawks had a surging third period, in which they overcame a one-goal deficit and scored

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

Lights, camera, puck drop: How to get on the video board at hockey games

Courtesy Photo Marlon Pitter Connector Editor One passionate UMass Lowell student pounded his chest in excitement during a hockey game in the 2013-14 season and landed himself on ESPN’s NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament Selection Show at the end of the year. He showed the right combination of energy, personality and creativity and made it

UMass Lowell falls short of third consecutive Hockey East championship

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The River Hawks failed to become the first team in Hockey East Tournament history to win three straight conference championships since Boston College (2010-2012), falling to Boston University 5-3 in the Hockey East championship game Saturday night at TD Garden. UMass Lowell finishes the season with an overall record of 22-12-6