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UMass Lowell 2014-15 Recruit Update: September 30

Evan Anderson - UMass Lowell

The 2014-15 junior hockey season in North America is underway. Which means, the eight skaters who have committed to join the UMass Lowell River Hawks over the next few seasons are getting their season started. The British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) and North American Hockey League (NAHL) got their season started last week. Evan Anderson picked up a couple quick ...

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Boston Bruins sign Torey Krug, Reilly Smith

Torey Krug - Reilly Smith

Hockey fans around New England can finally breathe easy. The Boston Bruins have signed forward Reilly Smith and defenseman Torey Krug to one-year contracts. Both contracts are worth a $1.4 million salary cap hit over the 2014-2015 season, and give the Bruins and general manager Peter Chiarelli exactly what they need: time. It was clear over the course of the ...

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Malcolm Lyles re-signs with SPHL’s Pensacola Ice Flyers

Malcolm Lyles

The Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced on Friday that they have re-signed former UMass Lowell River Hawk defenseman Malcolm Lyles for the 2014-15 season. Lyles split last year between the Danville Dashers of the Federal Hockey League (FHL) and the Ice Flyers, finishing the season off with the SPHL Champions. In 31 games for ...

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WATCH: Connor Hellebuyck at Winnipeg Jets training camp

Hellebuyck-Camp

Former UMass Lowell River Hawk standout goaltender Connor Hellebuyck is currently at Winnipeg Jets training camp trying to make an impression on the Jets’ upper management. He talked with JETSTV on Friday, September 26. The 21-year-old opted to skip his remaining two-years of NCAA eligibility to sign professionally with the Jets. In two years at UMass Lowell, Hellebuyck posted a 38-12-2 record ...

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Boston Bruins should pair Torey Krug, Dougie Hamilton

Krug

If and when the Boston Bruins eventually sign Torey Krug to a new contract, their first priority with the young defenseman should be to pair him with another rising star: Dougie Hamilton. Although Krug has become somewhat of a cult hero to the fans in Boston with his excellent offensive presence that the Bruins have lacked from the blue line, ...

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Mercyhurst tops Atlantic Hockey 2014-15 coaches poll

Atlantic Hockey / Atlantic Hockey Association

WINTHROP Mass. – The Atlantic Hockey Association coaches have voted who they believe will take the regular season crown for the 2014-15 season. Last year’s regular season champions, Mercyhurst is the top pick in this years preseason poll. The Lakers collected six (6) first place votes en route to 95 total points. Last year’s Tournament Champions, Robert Morris was chosen ...

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Jeff Smith tabbed as NHL CSS preliminary 2015 player to watch

Jeff Smith

NHL Central Scouting released their preliminary list of players to watch this upcoming season and it features a current UMass Lowell River Hawk goaltender. Jeff Smith was 1-of-39 goaltenders to make the CSS list and tabbed as a “C” ranked player to watch. The rating puts the incoming UMass Lowell freshman in the category of a 4th, 5th or 6th ...

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Niklas Folin follows brother’s footsteps, commits to UMass Lowell

Niklas Folin

The UMass Lowell River Hawks will have another Folin as part of their defensive corps. Niklas Folin has committed to the University, following the footsteps of his older brother Christian Folin. Excited to announce my commitment to UMass-Lowell! Big thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way. #Riverhawks — Niklas Folin (@niklasfolin) September 21, 2014 The Gothenburg, Sweden native ...

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Official Hockey East coaches poll released

Hockey East

Providence College has been chosen to win the Hockey East title in the 2014-15 men’s coaches’ preseason poll. Hockey East commissioner Joe Bertaga made the announcement at the league’s annual media day at TD Garden. The Friars appear at the top of the poll for the second time in program history by garnering seven first-place votes from the league’s 12 ...

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Official HEWBA preseason poll, all-conference team released

HEWBA

The Hockey East media members of the Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association, including myself, submitted their 2014 preseason poll and all-conference teams last week. The votes have been compiled and the official HEWBA poll has been released. Providence College was named by the Hockey East media to claim the league’s regular season title for 2014-15 in the fifth annual ...

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