Controversy, missed opportunities end Northeastern’s win streak

BOSTON – Despite another strong effort, Northeastern’s impressive 18-game point streak came to an end Friday night after a controversy-filled 2-0 contest against Vermont.  The first period saw both teams locked in a tight battle, with neither able to break through the opposing defense. Despite power play opportunities for each both teams failed to generate

In thorough beatdown of Maine, Huskies prove their best is still to come

BOSTON — After a season filled with ups, downs, and razor-tight margins, Northeastern is finally playing their best hockey when it matters most. Following Friday’s 2-2 tie and shootout victory against UConn, the leader in the Hockey East standings, Northeastern delivered an impressive 4-0 beatdown of Maine on Saturday at Matthews Arena. The victory improved

A story of second efforts: Huskies offense springs to life in win over Merrimack

BOSTON — After a crushing loss to UMass last weekend, Northeastern brought the fire on Friday in a dominant redemption effort. Kicking off its home-and-home series with Merrimack at Matthews Arena, the Huskies bounced back to its identity and the win column. Despite facing some adversity in recent weeks, Northeastern knows that keeping its head

History making Huskies strike again as they defeat BU in Beanpot final

BOSTON — Making history is nothing new for Northeastern women’s hockey.  Six-straight Hockey East championship titles. Three consecutive Frozen Four appearances. The conference all-time scoring record holder. The first ever goaltender to win the Patty Kazmaier award. And that’s all in just the last four seasons.  However, on Tuesday night, nothing seemed more special than

‘Can’t lose that game’: Huskies hang tight with UMass, but squander chances in deflating loss

BOSTON — One step forward, two steps back. The Huskies came into Saturday’s stand-alone match against the No. 12 UMass Minutemen with a chip on their shoulder, seeking revenge after a 2-1 OT loss back in November. After a promising conference win against Vermont last weekend, Northeastern appeared primed to build off that momentum and

Knee-hockey, outdoor rinks, and ‘Hryckowian-esque’ practices: How Justin and Dylan Hryckowian’s roots shape Northeastern’s culture

Out in Montreal years ago, a typical day in the Hryckowian household was consumed by one thing: hockey. Whether playing with friends on backyard ice sheets or messing around with knee hockey, or “mini-sticks,” brothers Justin and Dylan have always had a stick in hand. “I just remember a lot of days and nights spent

Scoring struggles persist at Northeastern is brought down by UConn

By Breanna Adel and Emma Sullivan BOSTON — Friday is not Northeastern’s favorite day of the week to play.  After splitting their home-and-home set last weekend against Holy Cross, dropping the opener 1-0 in OT at Matthews Arena on Friday before winning on the road after, the Huskies were desperately looking to make it two

‘We’re going to stay positive’: Huskies stifled by Merrimack, but show better signs in loss

After a disappointing loss on the road to New Hampshire on Thursday, Northeastern fell short 4-1 yet again Saturday in its second conference contest this season against Merrimack — the Huskies’ first loss to the Warriors since 2019. After clean group-effort wins against Stonehill and Bentley to open the season, the Huskies struggled to find

Huskies rewrite story with Bentley, cruise to victory despite key absences

With a packed house, high scoring, and penalties galore, Saturday night was busy for the Northeastern Huskies when they hosted the Bentley Falcons in their second official game of the season. However, it did confirm one thing: the Huskies have opened a new chapter.  The Huskies fell to the Falcons when the pair last met

Opening weekend takeaways: What we learned about the Huskies in stellar debut

After playing a badly overmatched opponent on Saturday and an exhibition with no standings implications on Sunday, evaluating Northeastern’s opening-weekend performance comes with some asterisks. But from everything we did see on the ice this weekend? It’s hard to imagine how things could have gone much better. After routing a Stonehill squad transitioning to Division

Northeastern cruises past Stonehill in season-opening rout

More than two thousand fans filled Matthews Arena on Saturday night for the Huskies’ season opener, and the team did not disappoint. In fact, it showed up big — seven times. For No. 18 Northeastern’s first-ever matchup against non-conference neighbor Stonehill, the Huskies buried seven goals and posted a total 52 shots — the highest

New-look offense has highs and lows, but Northeastern finds a way in season-opening victory

BOSTON — It’s not all smooth sailing when it comes to playing an opponent like Penn State, something Northeastern discovered rather quickly on Saturday.  The afternoon affair was a physical, defensive showdown to start the regular season for both teams. Luckily for Northeastern however, they were able to come away with the 1-0 victory in