WHKY Season Preview: Old guard and skilled newcomers combine as Huskies look to keep momentum rolling

It’s a new year, new look, and new expectations for the Northeastern women’s hockey team.   The 2021-22 Huskies had it all — a 31-5-2 record, three top-10 Patty Kazmaier finalists, and a fifth-straight Hockey East title, before falling in a crushing double-overtime loss in the Frozen Four semifinals. Now they look to extend their half-decade

Offseason tracker: Huskies prepare for next season, future careers

With 12 seniors not returning to head coach Dave Flint’s squad in the fall, the Huskies have work to do in preparation for the start of the season. WRBB Sports looks into transfer portal movement, now-departed seniors’ plans, and roster updates. Check back in for edits as we continue to post updates about Husky-related happenings. 

Huskies’ highly-anticipated freshman class looks to make an early mark

Following the best five-year stretch in team history, 12 of Northeastern’s seniors departed the program this past spring. Dave Flint and his staff have retooled the roster with an accomplished eight-player freshman class, and the Huskies will look for many of the newcomers to contribute right from the start.  Though the Huskies’ top forward line

Fresh Talent: How the Future of Hockey East Faired at the U-18 World Championships

After two years of cancellations and postponements, the IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championships finally took place this past week. The tournament was originally set to be in Sweden, but was moved to Wisconsin due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The eight teams took the ice at both LaBahn Arena, home of the Wisconsin Badgers women’s hockey team,

Five-Peat Complete: Northeastern Beats UConn to Claim Bertagna Trophy Once More

Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Kayla Shiao and Ethan Wayne BOSTON — History had to be made no matter the outcome of Saturday’s matchup.  On the line: the first trophy for one program, the fifth-straight title for the other. At the final buzzer, the streak stayed alive as the Northeastern Huskies captured the Bertagna

More Magic from Murphy Boosts Northeastern to Semifinal Win Over Maine 3-1

Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Ethan Wayne BOSTON — It was a hard fought matchup on Wednesday as the Northeastern Huskies faced off against the Maine Black Bears in the semifinals of the Hockey East tournament. Northeastern, the top seeded team in the conference, came to play offensively. By the end of the game

Huskies Seek to Conjure Some More Matthews Magic as Hockey East Tournament Begins

By Khalin Kapoor After a whirlwind regular season that included a 27-4-2 record, a 19-game winning streak, and a shocking Beanpot semifinal loss, the Northeastern Huskies women’s hockey team have emerged as the top team in Hockey East heading into the playoffs. Let’s break down this tournament. End of season Hockey East Rankings (Conference records)

‘We Found a Way to Win’: Undermanned Huskies Scrap Out Victory at New Hampshire

Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao DURHAM, NH. — When the final script on the 2021-22 Huskies is written, Tuesday’s matchup at the Whittemore Center will be long forgotten. Northeastern’s 2-1 victory over New Hampshire, the Huskies’ 26th win of the season, was far from Northeastern’s flashiest, most dominant, or most impressive showing.

After a String of Cancellations, Women’s Hockey Wins Their Only Game of the Weekend Over Boston University

Story by Emma Sullivan  Photo by Sarah Olender BOSTON – After falling short to the Boston University Terriers in October, the Northeastern University Huskies bounced back in this matchup with a 3-1 performance at Walter Brown Arena for their 19th win of the season. Outshooting the Terriers 47 to 18, the Huskies took advantage of

Huskies Aim to Win National Championship After Falling Just Short in the 2020-2021 Season

Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender It was an inauspicious ending to the 2020-2021 season for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. After dominating the entire regular season to the tune of a 17-1-1 record and recording their fourth straight Hockey East championship, the Huskies lost an OT heartbreaker in the NCAA National Championship

Pain in Pennsylvania: Wisconsin Beats Northeastern in OT to Win National Title

Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender ERIE, PA — There really wasn’t a more heartbreaking way for it to end. Just over three minutes into overtime, Daryl Watts banked a pass from behind the net off Megan Carter’s shoulder and into the Northeastern goal, giving Wisconsin their sixth national championship

No. 1 Northeastern and No. 2 Wisconsin Square Off for National Title

By Mike Puzzanghera and Jack Sinclair WRBB is calling the NCAA Women’s Hockey National Championship Game tonight live from Erie, Pennsylvania. Jack Sinclair, George Barker, and Mike Puzzanghera will be on mic, with coverage beginning at 7:15 PM Eastern. CLICK HERE to listen. ERIE, PA — A perennial national title contender vs. an 18-game winning

Sky’s the Limit: Fontaine sends NU to NCAA Title Game with OT Winner

Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender ERIE, PA — Skylar Fontaine has been the best defenseman in Hockey East — and maybe even the country — in each of the past two seasons. Since she joined Northeastern, she’s been an impact player. That impact may never have been as big

AUDIO: Fontaine Sends Northeastern to the National Championship

After two periods of Frozen Four action in Erie, Pennsylvania, the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs led the Northeastern Huskies 2–0. The Huskies were struggling to break through the Bulldogs’ fierce forecheck, and hadn’t generated a ton of great chances on net. And then everything changed. Two Northeastern goals in the third period sent the game into overtime,

Huskies Face Minnesota-Duluth in First-Ever Frozen Four Appearance

By Mike Puzzanghera Historically, Hockey East teams haven’t found much success against Western Hockey College Association (WCHA) programs in the NCAA Tournament. The WHCA is 19–1 against Hockey East opposition, with that lone win coming from Boston College in 2011. With Northeastern set to face Minnesota-Duluth in the Frozen Four Thursday afternoon, head coach Dave

Frozen Four Fantasies Fulfilled: Top-Seeded Huskies Outrun RMU, 5–1

Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender ERIE, PA — With 1:10 left in the second period, Alina Mueller took a penalty with the Huskies up 2–0. Robert Morris’s Emily Curlett struck on the power play seconds later to make it a one-goal game. After a long stretch of possession and

No. 1 Huskies to Open NCAA Tournament vs. No. 8 Robert Morris

Story by Mike Puzzanghera Photos by Jordan Baron and Sarah Olender The stage is set in Erie, PA, and even with their opening-round NCAA Tournament game on a Monday afternoon, the Northeastern women’s hockey team is ready and raring to go. The top seed in the country breezed through Hockey East this season, and they

Northeastern Clinches Fourth Straight Hockey East Championship

Story by Rae Deer Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — Coming off of one of their best seasons — if not their best season — to date, Northeastern women’s hockey had set the stage for a historic achievement. On Saturday night at Matthews Arena, they reached new heights after defeating Providence 6–2 to win their

No. 1 Huskies Stamp Ticket to Fourth Straight Conference Championship

Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Mike Puzzanghera BOSTON — A spot in the championship game was on the line for Northeastern as they faced the University of Connecticut on Wednesday afternoon at Matthews Arena. Northeastern, as the newly minted top-ranked team in the nation, was the favorite. UConn was the underdog after upsetting nationally

Huskies Chase Wildcats Out of the Doghouse

Story by Rae Deer and Milton Posner Photos by Jordan Baron BOSTON — The forecast for Sunday night’s women’s hockey game was straightforward. New Hampshire was one of the few teams to meaningfully challenge the No. 2 Northeastern Huskies this season. They’re strong. They’re physical. They have a great goaltender. And they’ll make the Huskies

Huskies Best Catamounts in Regular Season Capper

By Khalin Kapoor In their regular season finale on Saturday afternoon in Burlington, the No. 2 Northeastern women’s hockey team secured a weekend sweep over the Vermont Catamounts. The Huskies (17–1–1) scored late in the first period and didn’t look back from there, ultimately emerging with a 4–1 victory. “It was a hard-fought win,” Northeastern

Women’s Hockey Catapults Catamounts, 3–1

By Jack Sinclair The No. 2 Northeastern Huskies traveled up to Burlington, Vermont on Friday for the first of two games against the Catamounts. The Huskies entered Gutterson Fieldhouse riding a 15-game unbeaten streak, while the Catamounts were fresh off a hard-fought series split against Boston University.  It was a rather inauspicious first period for

Northeastern Sweeps Home-and-Home with UNH

Story by Jordan Baron and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — The Northeastern women’s hockey team isn’t used to playing competitive games this season. But on Sunday night they had to adjust, as a talented New Hampshire squadron kept them on their toes for most of the game. Still, three third-period goals rocketed

Huskies Top UNH to Win Tenth Straight

By Jordan Baron and Jack Sinclair DURHAM, NH — “It’s easy to get complacent when things are going well.” Northeastern head coach Dave Flint was adamant about his women’s hockey team’s need to stay vigilant. On the tail of a six-game shutout streak, his Huskies were absolutely rolling. And they kept rolling when they trekked

Frankel Secures Shutout Record as Northeastern Annihilates Holy Cross

Story by Jordan Baron Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — You don’t often get the opportunity to see a hockey team beat their opponent by over ten goals, nor is it common to witness a player surpass a seemingly insurmountable record. On Saturday afternoon at Matthews Arena, the No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey team provided both,

Huskies Knock Out Crusaders with Series of Unholy Crosses

Story by Milton Posner Photos by Jordan Baron WORCESTER, MA — There’s plenty to be said for competitive sporting events, games where the outcome remains in doubt until the very end as the suspense ratchets ever higher. The moments forged in that pressure are the defining ones that teams and fan bases hold aloft in

Women’s Hockey Washes Away Warriors

By Sarah Olender and Mike Puzzanghera NORTH ANDOVER, MA — On Friday night, Northeastern women’s hockey handled Merrimack easily, skating almost effortlessly to a 5–0 win backed by a Maureen Murphy hat trick. By all accounts, it was their most dominant game of the year. Until today. Backed by a three-point effort from Skylar Fontaine

Murphy Tips Her Hat in Win Over Merrimack

Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Mike Puzzanghera BOSTON — Northeastern women’s hockey’s Friday afternoon game against the Merrimack Warriors was destined to be epic. The Warriors were sitting dead last in Hockey East; meanwhile the Huskies were riding high as the fourth-ranked team in the country. They were also within spitting distance of the

UConn’t Take It With You: Northeastern Wins Fifth in a Row

Story by Mike Puzzanghera Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — Last year’s women’s Hockey East championship game saw Northeastern put nine goals past UConn in a thorough blowout. It was a primetime showing of the dominance Northeastern displayed throughout their previous three title-winning seasons. Tuesday night’s rematch at Matthews Arena featured far, far fewer goals.

Women’s Hockey Fries Friars Again

By Jack Sinclair When two of the best goaltenders in Hockey East face off, the game is almost always going to be a low scoring, defensive battle. But not when one of the two teams is the Northeastern women’s hockey team. The Huskies hit the ice as if yesterday’s 4–1 win had never ended. They

Women’s Hockey Bests Providence, 4–1

Story by Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — A tale as old as time. Two bitter rivals. One sheet of ice. The No. 7 Northeastern Huskies took on the No. 4 Providence Friars this afternoon in the first game of a home-and-home. The last time they met, Northeastern shut out Providence, 4–0, at Matthews

Porter Protects, Murphy and Mueller Match, Aurard Overcomes

Story by Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — On one end a new face; on the other, a lot of empty seats. On Sunday afternoon, the Northeastern and Maine women’s hockey teams faced off for the third time this month. Maine came to the arena with a severely shortened bench, including just five

Huskies Fry Friars by Four

Story by Sarah Olender Photos by Jordan Baron BOSTON — Coming off a disappointing overtime shootout loss to New Hampshire, the #4 Northeastern women’s hockey team was looking for a rebound win against #7 Providence.  The first period bored anyone who watched it. Northeastern botched two power-play chances, looked slow, and missed their passes, but both

Women’s Hockey Ties New Hampshire, Falls in Shootout

By Jack Sinclair Durham, NH — After winning the first game of the series comfortably, 3–1, the Northeastern women’s hockey team made the trip up to Durham to face the New Hampshire Wildcats on their home ice. Throughout this young season, the Huskies have struggled early in games. Saturday night was no different, as they

Dogs Over Cats

By Sarah Olender BOSTON — Going into Friday night’s game, with New Hampshire stalling near the bottom of the Hockey East standings and Northeastern hovering in third, it was natural to expect a blowout. The reality was far closer. “I thought at times out execution was good,” Northeastern Acting Head Coach Nick Carpenito said. “I thought

Huskies Top Maine as Frankel Breaks NU Shutout Record

By Sarah Olender BOSTON — With Patty Kazmaier top-three finalist in Alina Mueller, Hockey East’s best defenseman in Skylar Fontaine, and now the record-breaking Aerin Frankel holding down the fort in goal, the Northeastern women’s hockey team is a threat to any team in the country.  Maine doesn’t have many advantages against the No. 3 Huskies,

Northeastern Tops Maine as Frankel Ties School Shutout Record

By Jack Sinclair BOSTON — After three weeks of waiting, the No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey team finally hit the ice for a Hockey East matchup against the Maine Black Bears Sunday evening. Entering the contest, the Huskies’ only action of the season was a split home-and-home against No. 9 Boston College. The Black Bears had

Women’s Hockey Falls to BC, 2–1

By Catherine Morrison and Milton Posner BOSTON — As the Northeastern women’s hockey team trudged to the locker room, passing through the walkway lined with cardboard cutouts of Husky fans and a few curious cardboard dogs, the question was “how.” Not necessarily how the game was lost, but how did Boston College score two goals in

Northeastern Women’s Hockey Bests BC to Kick Off Season

By Mike Puzzanghera CHESTNUT HILL, MA — It took Northeastern about a period and a half to shake off the rust, but the Huskies are back and rolling as they scored three times in the third period to beat Boston College, 4–1. Northeastern (1–0) faced the tough task of opening their season on the road

2020–21 Women’s Hockey East Preview: Northeastern Huskies

Last year: 32–4–2 (24–3–0, first place conf.), third straight conference championship Head Coach: Dave Flint (12th season) Preseason Poll Finish: First Losses: D Paige Capistran, D Codie Cross, F Matti Hartman, F Jess Schryver Additions: F Maureen Murphy, F Molly Griffin, F Ani Fitzgerald, D Lily Yovetich, D Abbey Marohn  By Jack Sinclair After the

2020–21 Women’s Hockey East Preview: Vermont Catamounts

Last Season: 10–18–8 (7–14–6, eighth place conf.), swept by Northeastern in quarterfinals Head Coach: Jim Plumer (ninth season) Preseason Poll Finish: Eighth Departures: G Sierra Natzke, D Emma Katzman, F Abby Cleary, F Ali O’Leary, F Allie Granato, F Ève-Audrey Picard, Additions: D Bella Parento, F Maddy Skelton, G Jessie McPherson, F Natálie Mlynková By

2020–21 Women’s Hockey East Preview: Merrimack Warriors

Last season: 5–24–5 (2–20–5, 10th place conf.), missed tournament Head Coach: Erin Hamlen (sixth season) Preseason Poll Finish: Ninth Losses: G Léa-Kristine Demers, D Lauren Mac Lean, F Mikyla Grant-Mentis, F Jessica Jacques, D Chloe Cook, F Kate Bukolska Additions: D Natalie Nemes, D Grace Karunakar, D Bree Bergeron, F Ally Qualley, F Reagan Minor,

2020–21 Women’s Hockey East Preview: Maine Black Bears

Last season: 15–14–8 (9–11–7, seventh place conf.), lost to Northeastern in semifinals Head coach: Richard Reichenbach (eighth season) Preseason Poll Finish: Seventh Losses: G Jillian Flynn, D Ebba Strandberg, F Claire Jenkins-Coffman, F Brittany Colton, F Michelle Weis, F Tereza Vanišová, F Vendula Přibylová, G Carly Jackson Additions: D Olivia King, D Kennedy Little, F

NU Women’s Hockey Tops Preseason Poll, Men Finish Fifth

By Jack Sinclair and Christian Skroce For the second year running, the Northeastern women’s hockey team was unanimously selected to win Hockey East in a poll of conference head coaches. The Huskies ended last season on a resounding high note, smashing UConn in the Hockey East Championship after running away with the regular-season title. The

Hockey East Announces 2020–21 Conference Schedule

By Jack Sinclair After several tantalizing hints on their Twitter, the moment has finally arrived. The Hockey East Association revealed its schedule for the 2020–21 season. Both the men’s and women’s leagues will begin on November 20, though the Northeastern women will begin November 27 and the men on November 28. The formatting of the

Hockey East Announces Intention to Play 2020–21 Season

By Milton Posner Hockey East announced Wednesday that it intends to play a league season with all member schools participating, though it acknowledged the need for real-time scheduling changes in light of pandemic developments. The news was first reported by Jimmy Connelly. The priority will be completing the league season, although teams can play other

IT’S A THREE-PEAT! Women’s Hockey Wins Hockey East Championship

By Christian Skroce NORTH ANDOVER, MA — There was a theme for the 2020 Hockey East Championship, a theme the Northeastern Huskies hammered home forcefully and often: goals, goals, and more goals. That theme propelled the Northeastern Huskies to an unforgettable 9–1 victory over UConn and their third consecutive Hockey East Championship. Northeastern began the

Women’s Hockey Advances to Hockey East Final

By Jack Sinclair Reminder: Northeastern will play Connecticut in the Hockey East Championship game Sunday at 2 PM. Christian Skroce and Dale Desantis will be on the call from Lawler Rink at Merrimack College, with coverage beginning at 1:45 PM EST. Northeastern established themselves as the team to beat early in the season. They clinched

Mueller Named Player of the Year, Huskies Dominate WHEA Awards

By Matt Neiser Surprise, surprise. Well, not really. In the midst of one of the greatest season in programs history, nine players on the No. 4 Northeastern women’s hockey team and head coach Dave Flint were honored with a slew of awards for the 2019–20 campaign, the conference announced this week. Freshmen Megan Carter and

Women’s Hockey Sweeps Vermont, Advances to Hockey East Semifinal

By Matt Neiser BOSTON — Fresh off a 5–1 win in game one, Northeastern looked to close out their Hockey East quarterfinal series against the Vermont Catamounts with a sweep on Friday at Matthews Arena. Early struggles plagued the Huskies once again, but a second-period goal from junior Skylar Fontaine gave them the spark they

Women’s Hockey Wins Game One Quarterfinal Behind Explosive Third Period

By Matt Neiser BOSTON — Finally, playoff hockey is upon us. After a season of hard work to put themselves in pole position heading into the postseason, the first-seeded Northeastern Huskies have the chance to defend their Hockey East crown for the second consecutive season. The women kicked off their playoff campaign with game one

Women’s Hockey Honors Seniors, Sets Records, Sweeps Merrimack

Story and Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — Coming off of a 3–0 win against the Merrimack Warriors Friday night, the Northeastern Huskies were still feeding off of that energy.  Northeastern’s three seniors were honored before their last regular-season home game. Codie Cross, from Alberta, Canada, Paige Capistran, from Manchester, New Hampshire, and Matti Hartman,

Women’s Hockey Masters Merrimack

By Jack Sinclair As the regular season winds down, Northeastern’s eyes are set on the playoffs. The Hockey East playoffs begin with a best-of-three at home against the Vermont Catamounts on Thursday. Before that, however, the team had one more job to do. Merrimack and Northeastern sit at opposite ends of the Hockey East standings.

Women’s Hockey Bests Providence, 4–1

By Jack Sinclair The Huskies have planted themselves atop the Hockey East standings and brought the Beanpot home, but their goals hardly end there. As the third-ranked team in the nation with one of the best defenses in the nation, the best goalie in the nation, and one of the best forwards in the nation,

Women’s Hockey Falls to Providence on OT Winner

By Milton Posner and Rae Deer BOSTON — Northeastern has dominated the entire season. They’ve won 25 games, shut out their opponents for 315 consecutive minutes, and clinched the top spot in the Hockey East Standings in January. But there’s one team in Hockey East that doesn’t seem scared of the Huskies, and on Friday

IT’S A BEANPOT SWEEP!

By Dale Desantis BOSTON — It was déjà vu in the best way for the Huskies. Twenty-four hours after Jordan Harris’ game-winner propelled the men’s team to a Beanpot championship, Lauren MacInnis, refusing to let Harris be the only #2-wearing Husky defender to sink Boston University with a double-overtime goal, ended the night. It was

Women’s Hockey Knocks Off Harvard in Beanpot Semifinal

By Alex Bensley BOSTON — In a clash of cross-town foes, the No. 3/2 Northeastern Huskies prevailed in the 42nd annual beanpot at Walter Brown Arena, ousting the No. 10 Harvard Crimson 3–1 in the first semifinal game Tuesday evening. “Exciting game, think it was fast paced. Chances on both ends, went right down to the

Women’s Hockey Clinches Second Straight Regular Season Championship

By Catherine Morrison BOSTON — Every major women’s hockey poll places Boston University as the eighth-best team in the nation. Although those polls place Northeastern third, the Huskies would be forgiven for taking every last game to edge BU out for the Hockey East crown. The Huskies didn’t need that many. They clinched on Friday.

Women’s Hockey Tops No. 8 BU

By Catherine Morrison BOSTON — Northeastern’s Tuesday game against rival Boston University was a nail-biter from start to finish. BU started out strong with a first-period goal from Deziray De Sousa. Northeastern is rarely behind at all, much less in the opening frame, and leads the nation with 42 first-period goals this season. However, the

Women’s Hockey Very Vehemently Vanquishes Vermont

By Catherine Morrison Fifteen minutes into Saturday afternoon’s matchup with the Vermont Catamounts, Northeastern allowed a goal, the first in nearly three weeks. The team had played 315 consecutive minutes (more than five games) without letting their opponents on the board. But in a reminder of the just how special this season has been, even

Women’s Hockey Continues to Starve Opponents

By Jack Sinclair The Soviet defense of Stalingrad was largely hailed as one of the greatest defenses in history. The valor demonstrated by the Soviet soldiers in the harshest of winters during their last-ditch effort to thwart the German surge became immortalized in history. Speaking of steadfast defenses in frigid environments . . . the

Women’s Hockey Stymies UConn

By Christian Skroce BOSTON — The Northeastern women’s hockey team is making shutouts a trend, and we’re all for it. The Huskies’ momentum continued after last weekend’s combined 9–0 shutout of Boston College as the team pulled off a convincing 4–0 win over Hockey East rival UConn. After an uneventful first five minutes, talented freshman

Women’s Hockey Shuts out Boston College for Second Straight Game

By Matt Neiser BOSTON — Boston College and Northeastern. Cross-town rivals. The top two teams in Women’s Hockey East. Any time these two squads face off, it’s must-watch action. That said, there’s been a sizeable gap between the teams this season. Entering Sunday afternoon’s duel at Matthews Arena, the No. 3 Huskies had outscored the

Women’s Hockey Smashes Holy Cross for Third Straight Time, Moves into First Place in Hockey East

By Catherine Morrison Wednesday night’s tilt was one of extremes. Northeastern looked to grab the top spot in Hockey East, while Holy Cross was just barely holding off Merrimack to stay out of last place. The contest came a week after the teams’ last meeting, when Northeastern notched their biggest win in 20 years. Tonight’s

Women’s Hockey Wins Seventh in a Row

By Catherine Morrison Before puck drop Saturday afternoon against Maine, the women’s hockey team celebrated head coach Dave Flint, who recently passed Don MacLeod to become the winningest coach in program history. The team’s stellar play this season has put Flint’s win total up to 213. “I’m really grateful for all the great kids I’ve

Women’s Hockey Topples No. 6 BC

By Catherine Morrison No. 4 Northeastern faced its biggest opponent yet Tuesday night when they visited No. 6 Boston College. Northeastern was coming off of a win against New Hampshire, BC off a win over Boston University. The two rivals battled, but Northeastern came on top 3-0. The first period started slow, but with 13:12

Women’s Hockey Thrashes Holy Cross

By Matt Neiser Fresh off a two-game sweep of Boston University last weekend, the No. 4 Northeastern women’s hockey team took on the winless Holy Cross Crusaders at Matthews Arena on Friday afternoon. The Huskies dominated throughout the game, generating their highest goal differential of the season in a 6–0 win. Sophomore star Alina Mueller

Women’s Hockey Sweeps BU

By Catherine Morrison Coming off a 2–1 victory the night before, Northeastern’s women’s hockey looked to complete the sweep against rivals Boston University on Sunday afternoon.  BU controlled the puck in the first period, with nine shots on goal to Northeastern’s four. But goalie Aerin Frankel saved all nine, including a particularly impressive block on

Women’s Hockey Raises Banners, Knocks Off New Hampshire

By Catherine Morrison BOSTON — Before the puck dropped at Matthews Arena on Sunday afternoon, Northeastern women’s hockey saw the fruits of last year’s labor raised to the rafters of the century-old building. Updated banners reflecting last season’s Hockey East regular season and playoff titles now hang above the ice. Then this year’s team showed

Women’s Hockey Opens Conference Play with 6–1 Romp over Maine

By Matt Neiser The No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey team opened Hockey East play on Friday night with a matchup against the Maine Black Bears in Orono, Maine. Continuing their impressive undefeated start to the 2019–20 campaign, the Huskies rolled over the Black Bears with a convincing 6–1 victory at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. As

Hockey East Preview: UConn Huskies

Last Season: 12–20–2 (7–15–2 HE, ninth place); missed HE playoffs Head Coach: Mike Cavanaugh (seventh season) Coaches’ Poll Projected Finish: Ninth Losses G Adam Huska D Miles Gendron F Karl El-Mir F Max Kalter Additions G Ryan Keane D Carter Berger D Jacob Flynn D Yan Kuznetsov D Harrison Rees F Matej Blümel F Eric

Northeastern Women’s Hockey Wins Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll, Ranked 4th in National Poll

By Christian Skroce Boston, MA – After winning the Women’s Hockey East title last season, Northeastern was unanimously chosen to top the standings once again in the preseason HEAW coaches’ poll. The Huskies received nine first place votes (Northeastern voted for Boston University, as coaches cannot vote for their own team), good for 81 points

No. 4 Women’s Hockey takes down No. 5 BC

Mia oh my. #HowlinHuskies pic.twitter.com/emr8Ka7mPN — Northeastern Women’s Hockey (@GoNUwhockey) November 28, 2018 by Matthew MacCormack Make no mistake about it; the Northeastern women’s hockey team is a contender in Hockey East. The No. 5 Huskies improved to 12-1-2 on Tuesday night at Matthews Arena, upending bitter rival No. 4 Boston College with a thrilling