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Men’s hockey confident this season

Men’s hockey confident this season

November 5, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

By Brian Horner Suffolk University’s hockey team had its first game of the regular season on Saturday against Assumption College. “Getting the first win under the belt is always a nice feeling,” said Rams’ goaltender Brandon Smolarek. “Regarding the game, although the power play wasn...

Boston Bruins preview: Will bold offseason decisions cause a setback?

Boston Bruins preview: Will bold offseason decisions cause a setback?

October 8, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports

By Ian Kea and Brian Horner Beyond the doubters, this 2014-15 Boston Bruins squad is potentially a top five team in the NHL and arguably one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference as well. Even with the loss on Saturday to the Red Wings in a disappointing shootout, the Bruins have learned a lot from thi...

Boston Bruins offense looking for consistent scoring

Boston Bruins offense looking for consistent scoring

September 17, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports

By Brian Horner With the Boston Bruins' loss in a seven game series against the Montreal Canadians, every fan is looking for a stellar season. The Bruins, with many roster changes, need key players to step up and have career seasons to be contenders for the playoffs. With a key scorer like Jarome...

UMass Lowell takes the Lamoriello Trophy, Hockey East Championship

UMass Lowell takes the Lamoriello Trophy, Hockey East Championship

Matt Bacon
March 26, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports

For 30 years, the best college hockey teams in New England have competed for bragging rights and the Lamoriello Trophy, in what is known as the Hockey East Tournament. Founded in 1984 as a response to basketball's “Big East” conference, Hockey East has seen a tremendous amount of success. While a...

Johnson & Wales route men’s hockey in Quarterfinals

Johnson & Wales route men’s hockey in Quarterfinals

CJ Haddad
March 5, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

On Saturday, the Suffolk University Rams faced off against Johnson & Wales in an ECAC Northeast quarterfinal playoff game. The Wildcats would have home ice advantage as the No. 4 seed, while the Ram’s record was good enough to earn them the fifth. In the first period, the Rams came out to a domi...

Men’s hockey stumbles into the playoffs

Men’s hockey stumbles into the playoffs

CJ Haddad
February 26, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Hard work does indeed pay off and that’s what the Suffolk men’s hockey team is experiencing right now. With only two games remaining on their schedule and their playoff hopes on the line, the Suffolk Rams were able to win their final games of the regular season, finishing 9-14-1. The first...

Men’s hockey tries to finish strong, if only for pride

Men’s hockey tries to finish strong, if only for pride

CJ Haddad
February 19, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Tonight will be the second to last time the Suffolk University men’s hockey team will lace up its skates in a regular season contest. Over the past week, the Rams have put themselves in a good position to continue their season and participate in postseason action. On Feb. 15, Curry College visited...

US men’s hockey team going for the gold medal in Sochi

US men’s hockey team going for the gold medal in Sochi

Matt Bacon
February 19, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports

Every four years, hockey fans around the world are treated to one of the greatest competitions in international sports - the Olympic men’s hockey tournament. The big games between the elite teams could pass as National Hockey League all-star games, and even the smaller teams like Latvia, Switzerland,...

McGinnis and Stauffer key to hockey Rams playoff dream

McGinnis and Stauffer key to hockey Rams playoff dream

CJ Haddad
February 12, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Another crucial two games were decided this past week for the Suffolk University men’s hockey team. With the remainder of the schedule conference games, every tilt is an important one for the Rams. With only six more opportunities to log conference wins, Suffolk looked to push for a playoff spot...

Men’s hockey continue 2014 struggle, fall short against Johnson & Wales

Men’s hockey continue 2014 struggle, fall short against Johnson & Wales

CJ Haddad
February 5, 2014
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The final stretch of the Suffolk University men’s hockey season is underway. The Rams play their last nine games versus conference opponents, looking to find a way into postseason play. This past week, the men played three games looking to start some momentum in these final games. On Jan. 25, Suffolk...

Men’s soccer downs Regis College

Men’s soccer downs Regis College

CJ Haddad
October 9, 2013
Filed under Hockey, Sports, Suffolk Rams

Suffolk Men’s soccer team was at it again for their usual two games this week.  Coming into this week the Rams found themselves towards the bottom of the conference having only a 1-3 record against those residing in the GNAC. This past Wednesday’s game saw Suffolk traveling to a usually go...

New Era dawns in college hockey as UMass-Lowell beats BU for Hockey East Championship

New Era dawns in college hockey as UMass-Lowell beats BU for Hockey East Championship

Matt Bacon
March 28, 2013
Filed under Hockey, Sports

For years, North American college hockey has been dominated by the same legendary programs. In Hockey East, the competitive Division I hockey conference, teams like Boston College, Boston University, University of Maine, and University of Vermont have held a monopoly. In fact, those four teams have been...

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