// Northeastern University

UMass-Lowell Tumbles in Latest Poll; Hockey East Dominates ECAC

Hockey East and ECAC schools renewed some old rivalries this weekend in what turned out to be an excellent showing by the HEA teams. Hockey East went 4-2-1 against the more senior league, one in which many HEA school were once part of before the split or later expansion. However, UMass-Lowell dropped a pair of league […]

Who Cares About Northeastern Football? Apparently Nobody.

After hearing about the demise of Northeastern’s football program Monday morning, I immediately thought of my good friend Nick, an NU alum. I grabbed my phone and called him. Nick: Brian? Me: Hey. Nick: What’s up? I’m at work. Me: Thought you’d want to know. Nick: Know what? Me: I hooked up with your sister a […]

UMass-Lowell Into Top Three

In a largely static poll from a Hockey East perspective, the four ranked conference members each only moved one spot. Miami is still number one in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll with 37 of 50 first place votes and 983 total points. They bested Denver, who had 938 points and nine […]

Northeastern to End Football Program After 74 Years

Northeastern has notified its players and coaches that football at the university is no more. The Huskies finished this season 3-8, including 2-4 at home. They won their final game on Saturday over the University of Rhode Island 33-27 and beat Hofstra at home 14-13 in what will be their final home game. University officials […]

UMass-Lowell Inches Up in Latest Poll

The River Hawks went out of conference to and paid a visit to Huntsville, Alabama and took advantage of the Southern hospitality, sweeping their hosts to help them move up one spot to fourth in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll. UMass-Lowell is the top rated Hockey East program and seems to […]

River Hawks Crack Top 5, Terriers Tumble Ten Spots

UMass-Lowell continues to rise in the polls as they climbed three spots in this week’s USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll from eighth to fifth. Miami, after a weekend sweep of Michigan is the near unanimous number one, losing only one first place vote to North Dakota, who is second in the poll. […]

Minutemen Bounce Back With Strong Win Over Northeastern

A week after suffering a tough loss to the Richmond Spiders, Tony Nelson and UMass had a strong game against in-state opponent Northeastern. The 37-7 victory gives the Minutemen an undefeated record at home this season at 5-0. Nelson, Offense Dominate Tony Nelson finished with 116 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Nelson scored twice from […]

Terriers Drop to Seventh, Still Top Rated Hockey East Team

Hockey East is proving to be a balanced conference so far this season, which is good in that there is a lot of depth in the league and there seem to be a number of good teams who should be tournament tested later in the season. However, the league seems to lack that elite leader […]

BU Inching Down In Hockey Poll

Boston University took on two powers this week, first they battled eighth ranked Notre Dame, but lost, however they rebounded by beating #5 Michigan. The split leaves BU under .500 at this early juncture, but despite their 1-2 record, they only dropped one spot to fourth in the latest USCHO.com / CBS College Sports Division I […]

BU Drops to #3, Vermont Up to #7 in Latest College Hockey Poll

Boston University and UMass opened the Hockey East slate in Amherst and with the Minutemen scoring the 3-2 victory, BU dropped one spot to #3 in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey Poll this week. Miami earned 46 of 50 first place votes to retain their number one ranking after taking three of […]

Boston University Down Key Players, Looks to Repeat in Hockey East

The BU Terriers won the Beanpot, edged out Northeastern by one point to take the regular season Hockey East crown, and then won the league tournament to grab all the conference hardware. They capped all that off with the NCAA Championship and boasted the Hobey Baker winner in Matt Gilroy. Colin Wilson and Northeastern’s Brad […]

Terriers Hold #2 in Latest Poll

Boston University held second in the latest USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’ Hockey Poll, but Miami (Ohio) took the top honors this week, jumping from fourth last week. The Red Hawks took 28 first place votes to BU’s 17 after sweeping a weekend series from St. Cloud State. Denver, the former top team, split a […]

Preseason Polls Showcase Hockey East’s Depth

The Preseason USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Hockey poll was released and Denver edged out reigning NCAA Champion Boston University for the top spot of the 20 ranked teams. Denver got 20 first place votes and 873 points while BU got 814 total points and 17 firsts. Michigan (two firsts), Miami (five), and Notre […]

Terriers Picked to Repeat in Hockey East

A depleted Boston University, but the defending Hockey East and National Champion, was voted by the Hockey East Coaches to win the conference again. BU received 84 of the possible 100 points in the survey with six of the 10 first place nods. UMass-Lowell came in second with 79 points and Boston College checked in […]

Eagles Fly in Season Opener; Thrash Northeastern 54-0

Boston College opened the Frank Spaziani coaching era with a very thorough defeat of Northeastern. The Eagles program has faced many doubts this offseason with the coaching upheaval, loss of Mark Herzlich for the season due to the stunning cancer news, loss of bookend defensive tackles B.J. Raji and Ron Brace to the NFL, and […]