The Vermont Cynic

Women’s team begins to rebuild

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October 8, 2015

The women’s hockey team is looking to rebuild after losing nearly 50 percent of its scoring production from last year.Recently the women’s hockey team lost several key players like Amanda Pelkey and Brittany Zuback.Zuback is currently a student at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and Pel...

Men’s hockey loses their exhibition game

The men’s hockey team lines up before their Oct. 4. exhibition game against Acadia University. DAYNA WYCKOFF/The Vermont Cynic

October 6, 2015

Since falling to the U.S. U-18 team  Oct. 4, 2011, the men’s hockey team had not lost an exhibition game. Four years to the day, that changed.Men’s hockey was downed by Acadia University 2-1 in a game that combined chippy play and the penalty box being occupied for most of the game.“Undisciplined is th...

A statistical view of a player’s impact

Graphic by Pablo Murphy-Torres

September 29, 2015

Heading into the season, the men’s ice hockey team is ranked eighth in the Hockey East preseason poll.Despite being projected to finish in the bottom half of the league, there are a few notable players that could make a difference for the Catamounts this year.Measuring performance in hockey can be ...

Alums have an impact in Europe

Alums have an impact in Europe

September 29, 2015

Though hockey season hasn’t begun in North America, many former Catamounts have already kicked off their seasons overseas.Three alumni will be playing in the Champions Hockey League, which is the International Ice Hockey Federation’s equivalent of the Union of European Football Associations’ Champions ...

On school spirit, and how to get it

Illustration by ALYSSA HANDELMAN

September 24, 2015

Good sports programs are vital to American universities. Almost every facet of a university can be touched by good, profitable and inspiring programs.A major sports school, the University of Alabama, made over $45 million in the 2011-2012 school year according to the Department of Education. That’s $45...

New and old NHL talent set to collide this year

Joe Gallant

September 14, 2015

It’s finally here. While the playoffs are still fresh in our minds, it feels like it’s been months. The sports fan’s purgatory is the summer block, where baseball is the only sport played, is coming to an end.  Sure, baseball is fun, but who really wants to sit and watch a game that feels like there...

Film reveals a Russian hockey team’s confliction

Colin Kamphuis

April 8, 2015

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in proxy wars in Vietnam, Afghanistan and the world of international ice hockey. At the end of WWII, the Soviet Union was in shambles. There were more than 24 million casualties during the war, the economy was sluggish and infrastructure...

Men’s hockey suffers third period collapse against rival

Alexander Benoit

February 10, 2015

Going into the third period against UNH Feb. 7, the Catamounts led 3-2 and had all the momentum in the world. Two power-play goals, a breakaway, and an empty-net goal later, the University of New Hampshire stunned the men’s ice hockey team with a come from behind win. The game started off in...

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