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Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

The UVM men’s ice hockey team has broken their five game losing streak. In an effort to rally against Mental Health, the Catamounts faced off and defeated Merrimack, 5-1 Jan. 25. Vermont had a 8-13-1 record in Hockey East prior to this game, according to UVM athletics. The Catamounts hit the...

For sophomore, it’s grades before blades

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Sophomore Ross Colton gets nods from peers in class who watched him play over the weekend. And when the Catamounts have been playing well, he and his teammates get a few extra looks. School is stressful. For Colton, getting out on the rink with his friends helps ease that stress. Game day for Colton bring...

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Fights, blocked shots, power play goals, a game winner, and free chocolate made for an exciting weekend at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Men’s hockey continued their hot streak this weekend, winning a game and tying another against No. 8 ranked Providence College. After these two games, Vermont improv...

Men’s hockey bounces back after close loss

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

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 C...

Men’s hockey scores young commitments for the future

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017

Two 15-year-old hockey players have announced their commitment to Vermont men’s hockey. Defenseman Austin Cook announced his commitment Nov. 27, according to a tweet by his current team, Selects Hockey Academy at South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut. “Congratulations to U-15 defenseman A...

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Men’s hockey grabs last-minute goal to come back from two-goal deficit

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

November 1, 2017

Fans at Gutterson Fieldhouse were treated to a thrilling installment of the hockey rivalry between the University of Vermont and the University of New Hampshire on Saturday night. The Catamounts rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to tie the game in the last minute of regulation a...

Newcomers set to play key roles for hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Twelve newcomers joined the men’s ice hockey team for the 2017-18 season. The group of first-years consists of two goaltenders, four defenders and six forwards.   Tyler Harmon, Goaltender Harmon joins UVM from the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Jersey Hitmen, where he was named the leagu...

First-years shine on alumni weekend

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

Starting strong is a key component of any hockey season, and Vermont men’s hockey did just that Friday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Backed by a shutout from sophomore goaltender Stefanos Lekkas and a pair of goals from first-year defenders, the Catamounts defeated Colorado College 3-0 in their regul...

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

Newcomers set to play big roles for hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2017

The 2016/17 men’s hockey season saw the Catamounts post their third 20-win season in the last four years, going 20-13-5. Despite the year’s success, the ending was one UVM would like to forget, as the Cats were swept by Boston College in the Hockey East quarterfinals, conceding seven goals in bot...

Hockey season ends in defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2017

The men’s hockey season has come to a close following a heartbreaking 7-4 quarterfinal loss to Boston College. The team finished with a record of 20-13-5. Their 10-8-4 record in Hockey East play put them at No. 6 in the conference, their highest finish since the team finished at No. 3 in 2009. The...

Men’s hockey sweeps Maine in first round

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2017

How sweep it is. Men’s ice hockey earned a spot in the Hockey East quarterfinals for the fifth consecutive season after sweeping University of Maine in two games. The Catamounts started quickly on the weekend, scoring within the first four minutes of the first period March 3. Sophomore forward L...

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2017

Gutterson Fieldhouse was home to a shooting gallery this weekend, as Vermont men’s hockey split with rival University of New Hampshire in two high-scoring games. On Friday night, the Catamounts opened up a 2-0 lead in the second period. Junior forward Anthony Petruzzelli opened the scoring by burying a...

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