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Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

February 6, 2018

Fights, blocked shots, power play goals, a game winner, and free chocolate made for an exciting weekend at...

Men’s hockey bounces back after close loss

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Catamounts fell just short of their fifth win of the season Friday tonight, as the University of Massachusetts Lowell came back from a two-goal deficit. Vermont held a two goal lead with 11 minutes left in third, until Lowell scored three unanswered goals, including an overtime goal by forward Connor Wilson. The Ca...

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

October 6, 2017

The 2016/17 men’s hockey season saw the Catamounts post their third 20-win season in the last four ...

Hockey knocks off ranked opponent

November 4, 2016

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM men’s hockey hosted the University of Michigan in the first-ever matchup between the two teams. Backed by a hot start and a sellout crowd head coach Kevin Sneddon called “electric,” the Catamounts upset the Wolverines 3-0 at Gutterson Fieldhouse Oct. 28. Michigan entered the game ranked No. 11 in the Oct. 2...

Men’s hockey team set for international series

Men’s hockey team set for international series

March 4, 2016

Men’s hockey will be spending Thanksgiving overseas on Irish ice next year.Next season, the team is traveling t...

<p>Seniors honored but BC prevails</p>

Seniors honored but BC prevails

February 24, 2016

The men’s hockey team dropped both games in their senior weekend series against Boston College on Feb. 19 and Feb. ...

<p>Can suspension catalyze Cats?</p>

Can suspension catalyze Cats?

February 5, 2016

 The men’s hockey team played without their head coach Jan. 22 after he was suspended for his behavior during a previo...

UVM hockey starts slowly

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The UVM men’s hockey team has had two consecutive 20-win seasons but this year, they have only won three out of their last 13 and currently stand at 3-9-2.Students reflected on the team’s start to the season.First-year Morgan Schwartz said that UVM has had a slow start.“It’s tough because we just want to see them win and...

Men’s hockey swept by No. 4 UMass-Lowell

Alexander Benoit and Shane Town

November 8, 2015

Filed under Sports

UVM welcomed No. 4 UMass-Lowell for a two game, Hockey East series this weekend at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The River Hawks got an early lead on the Catamounts, and never looked back. In the first game, Lowell went on the power play early in the first period after a penalty by UVM’s Ori Abramson. The River Hawks were able to ...

Locker room serves as second home for hockey team

Claire Messersmith

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

For the men’s hockey team, the locker room has become a home away from home, players say. “Naturally, the locker room is like a second home,” junior Mike Santaguida said. Thirty wood stalls for each player’s hockey gear as well as 30 stalls for work out gear and street clothes border the rectangular locker room, w...

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...

Men’s hockey earns win and tie after series

November 2, 2015

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Men’s hockey opened their conference play this weekend with two games against Hockey East rival Northeastern University Oct. 29 and 31.Game one of the weekend saw the Cats get out to an early two goal lead thanks to sophomores Jarrid Privitera and Anthony Petruzzelli who both scored goals in the first period.The Huskies were event...

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