Connor Hellebuyck selected to the U.S. Men’s National Team

(Photo/Justin Soderberg) USA Hockey announced Tuesday, April 15 the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. The first group of players includes one goaltender, six defensemen and eight forwards, including former UMass Lowell goaltender Connor...
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Doug Carr’s Abbotsford debut ends in shootout loss

ABBOTSFORD – He waited a long time to make his professional debut and it was worth the wait, but it didn’t end in the way Doug Carr wanted. Carr’s professional debut with the Abbotsford Heat ended in a 5-4 shootout loss on Sunday afternoon. Carr landed in Abbotsford, British Columbia on April 2 and signed an amateur try-out contract with the Heat. However, his professional...
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Six Hockey East Players Selected As ACHA/CCM All-Americans

Hockey East, regarded as the most competitive conference in college hockey, is very well represented in 2014 AHCA/CCM All-American selections. Three players from Hockey East teams were named first team All-Americans: UMass Lowell goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, Boston College forward Johnny Gaudreau and linemate Kevin Hayes. It’s Gaudreau’s second consecutive selection as a first...
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Connor Hellebuyck earns inaugural Mike Ritcher Award

(Photo/Justin Soderberg) Although the UMass Lowell River Hawks were not participating in this year’s Frozen Four in Philadelphia, Penn., one former River Hawk picked up some hardware on Friday. Connor Hellebuyck was named the inaugural winner of the Mike Ritcher Award as the nation’s top goaltender. Hellebuyck posted a 18-9-2 with six shutouts and a nation’s best...
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UMass Lowell’s Connor Hellebuyck Wins Mike Richter Award As Top Goalie

Connor Hellebuyck added one final piece of hardware to his mantel Friday before departing UMass Lowell for the NHL. The sophomore goaltender, who last week signed a three-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets, accepted the inaugural Mike Richter Award as the nation’s top goalie at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Hellebuyck posted NCAA bests in goals against average (1.79...
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UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report: March 2014

The latest edition of the UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report is now available! Take a look at the March 2014 edition now! This month includes the signing of six UMass Lowell River Hawks, including three River Hawks who have opted to leave school early. Christian Folin signed a two-year entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild,  Scott Wilson signed a two-year entry level...
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Connor Hellebuyck Cements Place Among Hockey East Elite As UMass Lowell Wins First Conference Title

BOSTON — In 2009, a freshman goalie named Kieran Millan tallied 32 saves in the Hockey East championship game to lead Boston University to a 1-0 win over UMass Lowell. Four years later, a freshman again took over the conference title game at TD Garden. But this time, he was wearing red, white and blue. In just his 21st collegiate game, Connor Hellebuyck etched his name in the River...
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