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Seniors honored but BC prevails

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

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 ...

Coaches talk recruitment

Claire Messersmith

February 12, 2016

Although UVM varsity athletic programs all aim to recruit players who will represent UVM well, the paths players follow to get to UVM differ from sport to sport. Different athletic programs have a variety of approaches to reaching players and bringing them home to UVM. “We travel quite a bit,”...

‘Gut’ may go, but memories stay

John Suozzo

December 10, 2015

                    [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. ...

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

<p>Women's hockey bitten by the Huskies</p>

December 8, 2015

The No. 7  ranked Northeastern Huskies came from behind Dec. 5 to edge the Catamounts 2-1 at Gutterson Fieldhouse.Catamount women’s hockey tallied a loss Saturday, as Northeastern senior forward Kendall Coyne scored her 114th career goal, the most goals in Northeastern women’s hockey history ac...

Junior goalie secures the net

October 13, 2015

Starting the season, the goalie situation for the men’s hockey team was still up in the air.In the last two seasons, men’s hockey team had back-to-back 20-wins for the first time since 1996. They reached the Hockey East semifinals last year, due in part to their defensive play and goaltending. Junior ...

First-year looks to impress team

October 13, 2015

One first-year on the men’s hockey team has played for many teams throughout his career, and this season he must adapt to a new team again. Despite that, forward Liam Coughlin said he’s used to change. Coughlin spent most of his life in South Boston, affectionately known as “Southie.”“[Grow...

Senior tops team in points

Alexander Benoit

March 10, 2015

Over the course of a regular season in hockey, players are plagued by inconsistency, bad puck luck and, of course, injuries. One thing is certain: numbers never lie. Obviously one cannot just look at stats to see who the best players are; you have to watch each and every game and pay close attention. ...

Hockey attracts fan loyalty

February 24, 2015

Fans come from across the state of Vermont to Gutterson Fieldhouse, Patrick Gym and Virtue Field to watch the Catamounts compete each year.George Vernon, a Colchester native, has been watching the UVM men’s hockey team for 20 years.“They’re our professional hockey team here in Vermont.” Vern...

Tough series for men’s hockey

Alexander Benoit

January 18, 2015

In lieu of head coach Kevin Sneddon’s remarks about a lack of effort, the Catamounts responded. Unfortunately it just wasn't enough. The Cats tied Northeastern University 2-2, on Jan. 17 capitalizing on power play goals by sophomore Brady Shaw and junior Colin Markison. Physicality was one thing...

Head coach frustrated with “effortless-game”

Alexander Benoit

January 17, 2015

It was clear that head coach, Kevin Sneddon, was not happy with the men’s ice hockey performance against unranked Northeastern University. Vermont lost the game 4-1. “Northeastern’s effort was incredible and ours was terrible. They won every battle and every puck race. How many penalties did...

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