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UMass Lowell looks for success like Bobby Robins had in Belfast

The UMass Lowell River Hawks men’s hockey team is in Belfast, Northern Ireland to take part in the Friendship Four tournament. The No. 4 ranked college hockey team in search of the first ever Belpot Trophy with the Northeastern Huskies, Brown University Bears and Colgate Raiders. The River Hawks are in search of wins while in Ireland, especially on Friday against the Northeastern...
Via Mill City Sports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Robins Retiring From Pro Hockey, Played 177 Games For Providence Bruins

Bobby Robins is calling it a career. According to reports, including his own Twitter account, Robins is retiring from pro hockey. “It’s almost like I got a new lease on life,” Robins told Mark Divver of The Providence Journal. “One chapter ended – not the way I expected it to end. But I think everything that happens, there’s a bigger picture going on. In the end, it made...
Via NESN.com
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Bruins journeyman cuts NHL career short after severe concussion

No one can say Bobby Robins didn't give his NHL career a fair chance. A long-time AHLer, Robins finally made his first NHL roster last fall with the Bruins at age 32. But he suffered a concussion from a blow to the head in his NHL debut, and while Robins was willing to take a chance on himself by devoting a decade of his life to making the NHL, Robins is not willing to take any risks...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Robins steps away from professional hockey

It was a up/down year for Bobby Robins during the 2014-15 season. He had high his career-high moment when he made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins and a career-low moment when he missed half the season due to a concussion. In the end it seems the low outweighed the high and it is time for the enforcer to step away from professional hockey. Robins has opted to focus on his life...
Via Mill City Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: April 2015

The UMass Lowell River Hawks have 32 former student athletes playing professional hockey across the globe this season. The Alumni Report takes a look at all their statistics and tracks their season. Since our last check-in a lot has happen. Most notably, Connor Hellebuyck was recalled by the Winnipeg Jets prior to their first-round playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks. Zack...
Via Mill City Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: April 20-26

The National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL playoffs are underway! This means a few former UMass Lowell River Hawks are in action this week. Four former River Hawks and their teams are looking to advance to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs this week. Carter Hutton and Connor Hellebuyck are backup goaltenders for the Nashville Predators and...
Via Mill City Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell hockey heading to Belfast, Northern Ireland?

Four college hockey teams have unfinished business to attend to next weekend, but for the UMass Lowell River Hawks the 2014-15 season has come to an end. Now with this season in the past, time to look forward to 2015-16. The River Hawks have a bit of things to figure out if they want to contend again next season for the Hockey East title, but one thing is starting to come together...
Via Mill City Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Robins talks his concussion in latest blog post: Isle of Healing

The start of the 2014-15 season was the best start to a professional hockey season Bobby Robins has ever had. He made the Boston Bruins‘ opening day roster and made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut. Robins was held without a point during his short stint with Boston. However, the forward picked up his first professional fight. He was reassigned to the Providence Bruins...
Via Mill City Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: March 2015

The UMass Lowell River Hawks have 29 former student athletes playing professional hockey across the globe this season. The Alumni Report takes a look at all their statistics and tracks their season. Since our last check-in, Joe Houk notched his first professional goal for the Toledo Walleye; Christian Folin was reassigned to the Iowa Wild then recalled to the Minnesota Wild;...
Via Mill City Sports
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: February 2015

The UMass Lowell River Hawks have 29 former student athletes playing professional hockey across the globe this season. The Alumni Report takes a look at all their statistics and tracks their season. Since our last check-in, Doug Carr was recalled by the American Hockey League‘s Adirondack Flames, Carter Hutton took over while Pekka Rinne rehab from injury, Scott Wilson returned...
Via Mill City Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: January 2015

The UMass Lowell River Hawks have 29 former student athletes playing professional hockey across the globe this season. The Alumni Report takes a look at all their statistics and tracks their season. Since our last check-in, Connor Hellebuyck has been named an AHL All-Star, Christian Folin notched his first NHL goal, Ben Walter was selected to skate for Team Canada during the...
Via Mill City Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: December 8-14

(Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports) The National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL are in full swing. This means 17 former UMass Lowell River Hawks are in action this week in North American leagues. Scott Wilson made his NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins last week, but suffered a “lower-body injury” and will miss “two-weeks” or more. This...
Via Mill City Sports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: November 10-16

(Photo/Getty Images) The National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL are in full swing. This means 17 former UMass Lowell River Hawks are in action this week in North American leagues. Christian Folin and Bobby Robins were placed on Injured Reserve over the past few weeks and not guaranteed to play this week. In addition...
Via Mill City Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: November 4-9

(Photo/Pro Hockey News) The National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL are in full swing. This means 17 former UMass Lowell River Hawks are in action this week in North American leagues. In addition to the schedule we have listed is the TV channel those in the New England area can watch each game on. If the game is not televised...
Via Mill City Sports
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Line Change Paves Way For Beautiful Seth Griffith Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins saw an opportunity to get ahead of the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and they certainly took it. With the game tied 1-1 in the second period, the Bruins had some difficulty clearing the puck out of their defensive zone. That was until the Wild made a very opportune line change. Minnesota’s switch created a brief moment of open space on the ice, and it was...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: October 27-November 2

(Photo/St. John’s IceCaps/AHL) The National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL are in full swing. This means 17 former UMass Lowell River Hawks are in action this week in North American leagues. In addition to the schedule we have listed is the TV channel those in the New England area can watch each game on. If the game...
Via Mill City Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign Simon Gagne to one-year deal

The Boston Bruins have just one win through their first four games and the team has already made some changes. The Bruins waived Bobby Robins and sent Jordan Caron down to the AHL. The news which generated the most buzz was that the Bruins signed Simon Gagne to a one-year, $600,000 contract. What will Gagne’s role be with the Bruins? Here’s what the 34-year-old forward had to...
Via Bloguin Best
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sign Simon Gagne to one-year deal

The Boston Bruins have just one win through their first four games and the team has already made some changes. The Bruins waived Bobby Robins and sent Jordan Caron down to the AHL. The news which generated the most buzz was that the Bruins signed Simon Gagne to a one-year, $600,000 contract. What will Gagne’s role be with the Bruins? Here’s what the 34-year-old forward had to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Simon Gagne, Send Bobby Robins And Jordan Caron To Providence

The Boston Bruins are making an attempt to add offense to their roster. The Bruins on Tuesday signed veteran forward Simon Gagne to a one-year contract with a salary cap hit of $600,000. The team also sent forward Jordan Caron and Bobby Robins to Providence. Caron will have to clear waivers before joining the P-Bruins. Gagne was with the Bruins during the preseason on a professional...
Via NESN.com
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins sign Simon Gagne to one-year contract

Photo: Ted Fitzgerald Per the Boston Bruins twitter account (@NHLBruins) and the team's website, the Bruins have signed Simon Gagne to a one-year contract worth $600,000. The Bruins also assigned Jordan Caron and Bobby Robins to Providence. Where do you see Gagne fitting in on this Bruins lineup? Discuss below in the comments section. Follow myself (@kevclance19) and BruinsLife.com...
Via BruinsLife
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins fall to Avs 2-1

Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty ImagesThe Bruins fell to the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 in tonight’s matinee, their third straight loss since the start of the season.The Bruins decided to mix up their lineup today, with Jordan Caron, Matt Bartkowski, and goalie Niklas Svedberg making their season debuts. The B’s recalled forward Seth Griffith from Providence in an attempt...
Via BruinsLife
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

This week in former River Hawk action: October 13-19

(Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports) The National Hockey League (NHL) got their 2014-15 season underway last week. However, this week will be the first full week of former UMass Lowell River Hawks in professional hockey action. Veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey is back with the Carolina Hurricanes, Carter Hutton returns to the Nashville Predators...
Via Mill City Sports
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Bruins’ Bobby Robins’ First NHL Fight

Not many NHL’ers get their first crack at the big show as a 32-year old. That didn’t matter to Bobby Robins though, who after 10 seasons in minor league hockey, played in his first NHL game for the Boston Bruins last night. Robins, while clearly talented enough to make the Boston Bruins roster, is mostly known and heralded for his fighting on the ice. (And a pretty good writer...
Via The Awesome Boston
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: October 2014 (Issue 7)

The 2014-15 professional hockey season is underway. This means it is time for the UMass Lowell Alumni Report by Mill City Sports. In our October 2014 issue we give updates on new former River Hawk signings over the summer, updated statistics for those who have started their 2014-15 season and much more. Issue 7 features news on Ron Hainsey, Bobby...
Via Mill City Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Robins comes out fighting

It didn’t take Bobby Robins very long to start throwing punches.The scrappy fourth line winger took notice of Flyers center Zac Rinaldo laying a few hits on some of his teammates, including a glove to the face of defenseman Torey Krug in the first period. Robins and Craig Cunningham sandwiched Rinaldo against the boards, earning Robins a charging penalty and the trading of a few...
Via BruinsLife
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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