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Connor Hellebuyck returns for another season at UMass Lowell. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/View from 123)
The UMass Lowell River Hawks won their first ever regular season title and Hockey East Tournament title on their way to their first ever Frozen Four appearance on the back of freshman goaltender Connor Hellebuyck. Now a sophomore, Hellebuyck is returning to the River Hawks for a chance at completely what they set out to do last season, win a National Title.
Throughout the preseason so far, the River Hawks have been chosen to finish as the top school in the nation by various preseason polls. Both College Hockey News and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls had UMass Lowell finishing on top of all other schools in the nation, while the Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association and Hockey East Coaches poll had the River Hawks finishing in first place in their conference.
All the high expectations for the River Hawks are largely to do with the outstanding goaltender they...
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