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Which incoming River Hawk will have the biggest impact this season?

UMass Lowell River Hawks

The summer is quickly coming to a close, which means the 2014-15 Hockey East season is just around the corner. For the second straight year, the UMass Lowell River Hawks will enter the season as the defending Hockey East Tournament Champions. However, things look a little different on their roster. The River Hawks have had a complete overhaul at the goaltender ...

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UMass Lowell recruits prepare for the 2014-15 junior hockey season

UMass Lowell

The 2014-15 Hockey East season will get underway starting in October but for those recruited by the UMass Lowell River Hawks, their season starts over the next few weeks. To start the 2014-15 season, UMass Lowell currently has only seven known players verbally committed to join the hockey program over the next few years. Norm Bazin and his staff likely have ...

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Scott Campbell heads overseas, signs with Italy’s HC Valpellice

Scott Campbell

As the 2014-15 season approaches, many former UMass Lowell River Hawks have re-joined, re-signed or joined a new team. Only a few were remaining to sign professionally, Scott Campbell can be crossed off that list. Campbell has signed a contract with HC Valpellice of Italy’s Serie A Lega Italiana Hockey su Ghiaccio for the 2014-15 season. The Navan, Ontario has spent the past four ...

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Joe Caveney and Michael Budd join CHL’s Wichita Thunder

Joe Caveney

The Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League (CHL) have signed forwards Joe Caveney and Michael Budd to a one-year contracts for the 2014-15 season. Caveney split the 2013-14 season between the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) and the ECHL.  The forward started and ended last year with the SPHL’s Pensacola Ice Flyers, but spent time with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades, Idaho Steelheads and Cincinnati Cyclones in ...

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Tyler Mayea joins UMass Lowell River Hawks

Tyler Mayea

LOWELL, Mass. – The UMass Lowell River Hawks have announced they have added defenseman Tyler Mayea to their 2014-15 roster. With the season opener less than a month out, this addition comes late in the offseason for the River Hawks. Mayea spent the 2013-14 season with the Trenton Golden Hawks of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). In 52 games, the defenseman tallied ...

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UMass Lowell hockey single game tickets on sale Friday

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LOWELL, Mass. – Individual game tickets for the 2014-2015 UMass Lowell River Hawk hockey season will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 12, UMass Lowell announced today. The River Hawks open their home slate against Boston College on Friday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. eastern. The evening will feature a pre-game ceremony recognizing the 2014 Hockey ...

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Throwback Thursday: UMass Lowell hockey players host cooking show

NESN UMass Lowell

Almost four years ago, UMass Lowell River Hawks Riley Wetmore, Maury Edwards and Scott Campbell welcomed the New England Sports Network (NESN) into their apartment to film a cooking show. What’s on the menu? Chicken stir fry. Campbell was the leader of course, he was the team captain during the 2010-11 season for the River Hawks, and was in charge ...

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NESN to air three UMass Lowell hockey games

NESN UMass Lowell

It was just about 12 days ago NBC Sports Network announced they would air three UMass Lowell River Hawk hockey games via their television network and website. You can now add three more televised games to the schedule. New England Sports Network, more commonly known as NESN, will air three UMass Lowell games this season, including two in the first ...

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Bruins extend David Krejci’s contract six years

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It was reported Wednesday afternoon that the Boston Bruins had signed center David Krejci to a six year, $43.5 million contract extension. Source: 6-years, $43.5 million for Krejci from Bruins. — DJ Bean (@DJ_Bean) September 3, 2014 The extension doesn’t come as a huge surprise, as the 28-year-old just came off his most productive NHL season, notching 69 points (19g, 50a) in 80 games played. While he ...

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UMass Lowell unveils first ever fight song “River Hawk Pride”

UMass Lowell - River Hawk Pride

LOWELL, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts-Lowell unveiled its first-ever fight song at Tuesday’s Convocation ceremony at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. The fight song, entitled River Hawk Pride, was created by long-time Director of University Bands Dan Lutz (music) and Associate Director Deb Huber (lyrics). River Hawk Pride is the first official fight song in the University’s long history in ...

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