UMass Lowell receives multiple Hockey East weekly honors

(Photo/Justin Soderberg) UMass Lowell earned their second Hockey East title on Saturday night in back-to-back seasons with a, 4-0, win over the New Hampshire Wildcats at the TD Garden in Boston. The River Hawks looked outstanding and picked up a few honors in this week’s Hockey East Weekly awards. River Hawks’ goaltender Connor Hellebuyck picked up both the Warrior...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hellebuyck leads River Hawks to back-to-back Hockey East Championships

BOSTON – The UMass Lowell River Hawks defend their 2012-13 Hockey East title and win their first ever back-to-back Hockey East Championships after defeating the New Hampshire Wildcats, 4-0, at the TD Garden on Saturday night. Sophomore forward A.J. White notched the River Hawks first goal at 12:12 in the very first period, giving the River Hawks the lead they wanted. The River...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Finals Preview: UMass Lowell vs. New Hampshire

#7 Massachusetts Lowell (24-10-4, 11-6-3 HEA) vs #18 University of New Hampshire (22-17-1, 11-9-0 HEA) When: Saturday, March 22 at 7:00PM EST Venue: TD Garden City/State: Boston, Mass. Notes: Hockey East Finals Tickets: Click Here Radio: 980AM WCAP Listen Online: ESPN Radio Watch Online: Click Here Live Stats: Click Here Live Blog: Coming 3/22   Top Forwards Joseph...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North to televise WCHA Final Five

FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Friday announced plans to televise the 2014 WCHA Final Five live from Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. on March 21-22. In addition, the broadcast signal will be carried by FOX Sports Wisconsin, FOX Sports Detroit, Sports Time Ohio and FOX College Sports-Central. Dan Parkhurst will serve as...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany pulls away to defeat New Hampshire 66-48

Sam Rowley came off the bench to score 19 points to carry Albany (NY) to a 66-48 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night. Gary Johnson added 15 points, D.J. Evans 13 and reserve Peter Hooley 12 for the Great Danes (15-13, 9-6 American East Conference). Jordon Bronner had 14 for the Wildcats (6-22, 4-11). Albany finished 21 of 25 from the foul line while New Hampshire was 9 of...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams, UMass-Lowell top New Hampshire 58-52

Akeem Williams had 25 points on Saturday, and Massachusetts-Lowell ran away from New Hampshire in the final minute for a 58-52 win. At 2,045 career points, Williams passed Bill Quirk (2,032) and Stacey Moragne (2,041) for third place on UMass-Lowell's all-time scoring list. Williams had a three-point play with 34 seconds left to give the River Hawks (9-18, 7-8 America East...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The "Gentle Giant" leads by example, on and off the court

At nine years old, Chris Pelcher had a dream to be a basketball player. Now, 14 years later, Pelcher is living out his dream as a Div. I college basketball player for the University of New Hampshire. Pelcher, No. 44, currently plays center for the Wildcats. But before transferring to UNH he spent his first two years playing college basketball for Iona, a close-to-home private college...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Hampshire Hangs On To Defeat Boston University (Video)

The New Hampshire Wildcats used a three-goal first period to top the Boston University Terriers Friday night. Although the Terriers kept themselves in the game, tallying a goal in each period, UNH was able to hang on for the conference victory. Matt Willows potted two goals for the Wildcats while Eric Knodel and DanCorreale chipped in one apiece. With the win, UNH moves into a...
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Binghamton beats New Hampshire 72-71 in OT

Marlon Beck scored 17, Jordan Reed scored 16 and both hit free throws that keyed Binghamton's 72-71 overtime victory on Wednesday night against New Hampshire. Beck made two free throws with 31 seconds left in overtime to put Binghamton up 71-68 before UNH tied the game on Daniel Dion's 3-pointer with 19 seconds left. Reed was then fouled with 1.5 seconds left. He missed...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New Hampshire edges Stony Brook 73-69

Daniel Dion scored 13 points, including a late go-ahead 3-pointer, as New Hampshire snapped Stony Brook's 23-game home conference win streak with a 73-69 victory Saturday. With New Hampshire trailing 69-68, Dion came off a screen and nailed a catch-and-shoot 3-pointer with 14.1 seconds remaining. At the other end, Carson Puriefoy's shot was blocked and ruled a jump ball...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Hampshire dominates UMass Lowell 61-32

Daniel Dion scored 20 points, on 8-of-11 shooting, and had seven assists as New Hampshire dominated UMass Lowell 61-32 on Sunday. Dion made 4 of 6 from 3-point range for New Hampshire (5-15, 3-4 America East) and Chris Pelcher added 13 points and 14 rebounds. Antonio Bivins came off the bench and scored 12 points for UMass Lowell (5-14, 4-4). Bivins made just two of his eight shots...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Late surge gets New Hampshire past Albany, 60-56

Jordon Bronner and Jacoby Armstrong converted back-to-back three-point plays to help New Hampshire put the finishing touches on a 60-56 win over Albany Thursday night. New Hampshire trailed by six points, 50-44, with under seven minutes to play, but Daniel Dion brought the Wildcats back with a 3-pointer and, following a pair of free throws by Armstrong, a layup to take the lead...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State vs. New Hampshire: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Friday the New Hampshire Wildcats will face off against the North Dakota State Bisons No. 1 North Dakota Sate (13-0) will be hosting No. 15 New Hampshire (10-4) in this NCAA national semifinal game. Coverage of the game between North Dakota and New Hampshire will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. The Odds: The North Dakota State Bisons...
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryant earns a 60-55 victory over New Hampshire

Dyami Starks scored 19 points as Bryant beats New Hampshire 60-55 on Sunday in a game that included a 40-minute power failure delay. Starks, the nation's sixth leading scorer going in to the game, had a cooler hand (shooting 5 of 14) but managed to lead all scorers. Alex Francis had 16 points. New Hampshire (2-3) led 26-23 at the half but gave it up to Bryant (3-2) before re...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New Hampshire loses 58-53 to No. 25 Marquette

There's no telling what New Hampshire might have accomplished Thursday night if Chris Pelcher hadn't fouled out midway through the second half. Chris Otule and Todd Mayo each scored 16 points to help No. 25 Marquette withstand a scare from the Wildcats in a 58-53 victory. Patrick Konan had 14 points and 10 rebounds for New Hampshire (2-2). Pelcher, the reigning America...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NJIT puts away New Hampshire 71-63

Terrence Smith scored 19 points and Tim Coleman had 15 as New Jersey Tech put away New Hampshire 71-63 Sunday night. The Highlanders (2-2) held a one-point lead, but closed the first half with a 13-0 surge sparked by 3-pointers from Winfield Willis and Emmanuel Tselentakis to take a 46-32 lead into the break. They shot 52.8 percent from the field led by as much as 21 in the second...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

New Hampshire wins a close 84-81 over Duquesne

Chris Pelcher scored 14 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, leading four other New Hampshire players in double figures in an 84-81 win over Duquesne Wednesday night. Duquesne cut the Wildcats lead to one (82-81) with 6.4 seconds remaining, but sent Scott Morris to the line. Morris sank both free throws for the final points. Pelcher was 7 of 13 from the field for the Wildcats (2-0)...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

New Hampshire beats Suffolk 94-70

Chris Pelcher had 25 points and 17 rebounds on Saturday night to lead New Hampshire to its sixth consecutive season-opening win against Suffolk 94-70. Pelcher went 9 of 12 from the field, Daniel Dion was 3 of 4 from 3-point distance and Patrick Konan had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats. Dion finished with 14 points in his freshman debut. The Wildcats were 33 of 60...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawk Squawk: Weekend Predictions #3

I’m not a big fan of the WWE, or wrestling in general, but whenever Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson enters the stadium, he electrifies everyone and gets them going. And one thing that he always says to do so is “Finally, The Rock has come back to Boston (or wherever they are that night).” I thought this saying would be very fitting for the UMass Lowell River Hawks because they...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Live Blog: New Hampshire at UMass Lowell

#15 Massachusetts Lowell (3-3-0, 0-0-0 HEA) vs University of New Hampshire (1-3-1, 0-0-0 HEA) This weekend could be a great weekend for the UMass Lowell River Hawks. Coming off a weekend sweep of Michigan State and the University of Michigan, the River Hawks are moving in the right direction while their upcoming opponent is struggling. The New Hampshire Wildcats have...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: New Hampshire at UMass Lowell

#15 Massachusetts Lowell (3-3-0, 0-0-0 HEA) vs University of New Hampshire (1-3-1, 0-0-0 HEA) When: Friday, Nov. 1 at 7:15pm ET Venue: Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell City/State: Lowell, Massachusetts Notes: Conference game Tickets: Click Here Radio: 980AM WCAP Listen Online: ESPN Radio Watch Online: Live Stats: Click Here Live Blog: Posted 11/1   Top Forwards...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 25 Under 25: #24 Brett Pesce

Position: Defenseman Height: 6'3 Weight: 174 lbs. Drafted: 3rd Round, 2013 Age: 18 Last Year's Ranking: Not Ranked We have another new addition to this year's list as defenseman Brett Pesce comes in at #24 in the Hurricanes Top 25 Under 25. Being a 2013 draft pick, Hurricanes fans are still learning about Pesce, but I think most of the fanbase will know...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

New Hampshire 79, Maine 74

Ferg Myrick hit a go-ahead free throw with 32 seconds left and finished with a career-high 27 points as New Hampshire edged Maine 79-74 Sunday in each team's regular-season finale. The Wildcats (9-19, 5-11 America East Conference) trailed 72-69 with 2 minutes left, but got a 3-pointer from Chandler Rhoads and a jumper from Chris Matagrano to take a 74-72 lead. Mike Allison...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) 56, New Hampshire 49

Sam Rowley scored seven of his 11 points in a key 2-minute span late Thursday night to help Albany pull away from New Hampshire in a 56-49, America East Conference victory. Rowley's layup with 5:34 left put the Great Danes (21-9, 9-6) ahead 47-42, and he followed with a three-point play and two more free throws during a 9-3 run for a 54-45 lead with 3:46 left. UNH (8-19, 4-11...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermont 63, New Hampshire 48

Luke Apfeld scored 16 points and Vermont jumped on New Hampshire early en route to a 63-48 win over the Wildcats Wednesday night in an America East game. The Catamounts (15-7, 8-2), last year's A-East champions, stormed to a 34-16 halftime lead over New Hampshire (7-15, 2-7) and coasted home. This was much easier than Vermont's 64-51 win at New Hampshire on Jan. 2. Apfeld...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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