The Vermont Cynic

Game Attendance Dwindling for Women’s Sports Teams

4 days ago

The Cynic investigates what draws people to different sporting events, and in particular, why the women's...

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

Pack the Gut challenge fights gender bias

Letter to the Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Have you gone to a hockey, soccer or a basketball game at UVM? Have you ever gone to a pro...

A call to action against hazing

A call to action against hazing

October 12, 2016

Hazing is an epidemic at universities nationwide. It occurred right here on our campus Sept. 24 when...

Men’s hockey sanctioned following hazing incident

John Suozzo

October 6, 2016

Filed under Sports

Four members of the UVM men’s hockey team, including both of the team’s co-captains, have been suspended for five games due to their role in a hazing incident. On Sept. 24, first-year hockey team members were forced to partake in an initiation activity by upperclassmen at the residence of a few team members. The initiation...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Jan. 14 of 2016 seemed to be a normal day for a hockey game in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The under-18 teams of Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Sibir Novosibirsk were battling it out in a Russian Youth Hockey League match. All was going well until late in the second period. As the game came to an end, a Sibir player...

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1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who ...

Former UVM hockey player gets honored

Claire Messersmith

January 28, 2016

Filed under Sports

A University of Vermont hockey alumnus became the first in UVM’s history to have a jersey retired Jan. 8, 2016. A likely National Hockey League Hall-of-Famer, Martin St. Louis now has his jersey, No. 8, hanging from the ceiling of Gutterson Field House as the first jersey to be retired in over 50 years. Jeff Schulman, ...

‘Gut’ may go, but memories stay

John Suozzo

December 10, 2015

Filed under Sports

                    [Updated: 12/11/15 - 3:30 p.m.] For the first time in over half a century, Vermont hockey may be finding a new home. It is believed that a new arena may be coming to replace Gutterson Fieldhouse. “Current plans...

Men’s hockey players transition to life at UVM with teammates

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

 Hockey players at UVM usually have an easier time transitioning to life away from home than the average student — they are used to it. Nearly all Division I college hockey players are recruited from either preparatory schools or junior teams.  Every player on the men’s hockey team this year played in a junior leagu...

NHL sharpens its skates

Joe Gallant

October 23, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

The NHL season is underway and it’s time to draw some early season conclusions and identify things to look out for as the season progresses. First, youth is all the rage. Everyone knows about Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid.  I was admittedly wrong about how soon Eichel would become a force, but other rookies around...

A new director of hockey operations brings changes

October 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

The operations director for UVM men’s hockey has a more unique story. As operations director Noah Segall’s responsibilities include video analysis and scouting the opposing team the week before they play, he said.Noah Segall grew up playing hockey in California and considered playing college hockey.“I played some junior hockey, b...

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Women’s team begins to rebuild

October 8, 2015

The women’s hockey team is looking to rebuild after losing nearly 50 percent of its scoring produc...

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