The Vermont Cynic

For sophomore, it’s grades before blades

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

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 brings a specifi...

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...

Men’s hockey scores young commitments for the future

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

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 Austin Cook on his commitment to @UVMmhockey!...

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

November 1, 2017

Fans at Gutterson Fieldhouse were treated to a thrilling installment of the hockey rivalry between t...

Newcomers set to play key roles for hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

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 league’s Goaltender of the Ye...

First-years shine on alumni weekend

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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 regular season opener. The C...

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 season ends in defeat

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Sports

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 Catamounts outperformed preseason ...

Men’s hockey sweeps Maine in first round

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

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 Liam Coughlin tipped a shot...

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

Men’s hockey splits games with UNH

February 12, 2017

Gutterson Fieldhouse was home to a shooting gallery this weekend, as Vermont men’s hockey split with ri...

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

Hockey goalie carries team to new heights

February 9, 2017

Men’s hockey is sitting in third place in the Hockey East standings according to league records. A c...

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