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UVM men’s hockey coach to retire at end of season

After 17 years at UVM, men’s hockey coach Kevin Sneddon announced he would be retiring after this season.

Aryanna Ramsaran and Hayley Rosen

February 10, 2020

UVM athletics announced that men’s hockey head coach Kevin Sneddon is retiring after this season. Sneddon announced he will not be returning for the 2020-21 season Feb. 4 at a media press conference. “The decision to retire from college hockey coaching and announce this now has been a difficult one, b...

Scoreless on the ice prior to overtime

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Men’s hockey goalie Stefanos Lekkas, a junior, stopped all shots Feb. 22 during regulation minutes as the team tried to secure their playoff spot. Lekkas stopped all of the goal attempts by Boston University during three periods of regulation. The Bobcats scored the only goal of the game in overtim...

Men’s hockey improves in its second weekend game

UVM men's hockey with puck

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

The UVM men’s hockey head coach is concerned about the team’s chances of entering the Hockey East Playoffs. The Catamounts didn’t make it to the Hockey East Quarterfinals in 2018 because they lost to University of Massachusetts  Amherst 5-1, according to a March 2018 Burlington Free Press article. Vermont...

Goaltending leads men’s hockey past Maine

Goaltending leads men's hockey past Maine

December 1, 2016

Despite a sluggish start, Catamount men’s hockey were able to find their way to victory on a Friday night at home. First-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas stopped 36 shots, and senior forward Rob Darrar scored twice as the Catamounts prevailed 6-2 over the University of Maine Black Bears Nov. 18 at...

Men’s hockey team set for international series

Men's hockey team set for international series

Jacob Holzman

March 4, 2016

Men’s hockey will be spending Thanksgiving overseas on Irish ice next year.Next season, the team is traveling to Belfast, Northern Ireland Nov. 25 to 26 over Thanksgiving break to compete in the “Friendship Four” tournament.Athletic director Bob Corran, who was born in Belfast and moved to Nort...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

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...

Seniors honored but BC prevails

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. 20. These two games represented the Catamounts’ last two home games of the year; the BC series would be the last time the UVM seniors would play a regular season game at Gutterson. UVM ...

UVM advances in the playoffs

UVM advances in the playoffs

March 10, 2015

The men’s ice hockey team faced annihilation at the hands of the University of Maine Black Bears in the first round of the Hockey East tournament last weekend.With just over four minutes left in overtime, first-year Anthony Petruzzelli picked up a loose puck behind the Maine net and sent a backhand p...

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