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Doug Carr signs with Adirondack Flames

(Photo/Clint Trahan/Abbotsford Heat) The Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League (AHL) have signed former UMass Lowell River Hawk standout goaltender Doug Carr to a one-year, one-way deal. Carr finished up his final season of college hockey and signed a amateur try-out agreement with the AHL Flames, known then as the Abbotsford Heat. The goaltender went 1-0-1 in two games...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Olli Kälkäjä commits to UMass Lowell for 2014-15 season

(Photo/Facebook) The UMass Lowell River Hawks began their attempt to rebuild their goaltender core following the 2013-14 season and it continues today. The River Hawks received the commitment of goaltender Olli Kälkäjä for the upcoming 2014-15 Hockey East season. UMass Lowell lost two of the top goaltenders in the country, Connor Hellebuyck and Doug Carr, following the 2013...
Via Mill City Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' prospect Connor Hellebuyck nominated for Hobey Baker Award

College hockey fans can start voting for their favorite or most deserving college hockey players on Tuesday, Jan. 14 to help determine the 2014 Hobey Baker Award winner. The Hobey Baker Award is given yearly to college hockey’s top player. Fans can vote via the Hobey Baker website in phase one of the process. UMass Lowell has two River Hawks nominated in this portion of the balloting...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Chapie big in UMass Lowell win over Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. – UMass Lowell finished up a three-game road trip sweep and a two-game sweep of the Penn State Nittany Lions on Friday night, 3-2. The River Hawks will head home to Massachusetts after improving their overall record to 8-4-0 on the season. For the second night in a row UMass Lowell got the scoring started under five minutes into the game. Joseph Gambardella...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jet's draft pick Connor Hellebuyck picks up first win of the season

UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. – UMass Lowell nets four goals without allowing a goal in the 4-0 shutout win over the Penn State Nittany Lions on Thursday night. The shutout win was the first of the season for both Connor Hellebuyck and the UMass Lowell River Hawks. Hellebuyck stopped all 37 shots fired at him by the Nittany Lions, including 15 in the second period alone, on the way to...
Via View From 123
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

UMass-Lowell advances with 6-1 win over Wisconsin

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Connor Hellebuyck stopped a first-period penalty shot and finished with 31 saves to help UMass-Lowell rout Wisconsin 6-1 on Friday night in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinals. Joseph Pendaza, Christian Folin, Shayne Thompson, Derek Arnold, Adam Chapie and Ryan McGrath scored for the top-seeded River Hawks (27-10-2). They will play Denver or New Hampshire...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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