• Northeastern falls flat against Union as season reaches new low point
    Schenectady, NY —  In a non-conference meeting billed as a must-win, Northeastern instead fell flat on Saturday, suffering a backbreaking 3-2 defeat to Union. Former Husky netminder Connor Murphy, now in his second season with the Dutchmen, dominated in his first meeting against his old team.  For Northeastern, a middling Union squad presented a golden
  • Huskies close out fall semester with convincing sweep of No. 13 Vermont
    BOSTON — The first semester of play came to a close on Saturday, as Northeastern took on Vermont for the second game of the weekend series. The Huskies ended up sweeping the two contests with the 13th-ranked team in the nation, capping off their strong first half of the season with a 5-1 victory. In
  • From youth tournaments to college hockey: Inside the eight-year journey that brought two pairs of prep school teammates to Northeastern
    A 10-year-old Mia Langlois took to the ice at Rodman Arena in Foxborough, Massachusetts for yet another hockey tournament. Playing for her New Hampshire-based team, the Windham native was no stranger to competition. But one girl from the opposing team would not leave Langlois alone. The two players were getting testy, physical, and on each
  • Huskies strike a chord with Smashville Showcase sweep, take down No. 9 Cornell
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Northeastern’s trip down to the Music City was, in short, a smash hit. After beating Princeton Friday afternoon, the Huskies finished off an Ivy League sweep by defeating No. 9 Cornell, 5-1, Saturday afternoon behind two goals apiece from Alina Müller and Skylar Irving to win the Smashville Showcase. For the Huskies,
  • After wild day, Northeastern falls short in rematch with Western Michigan
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Who had that one on their Thanksgiving bingo card? In an improbable turn of events Friday morning, a water main leak at Bridgestone Arena forced the Music City Hockey Classic to be relocated to Ford Ice Center, the Nashville Predators practice facility, just hours before the game was scheduled. Despite the 11th-hour
  • Northeastern nabs 15th win of the season in Smashville Showcase opener against Princeton 
    American Thanksgiving festivities didn’t slow down Northeastern as they opened the 2022 Smashville Showcase with a win over Princeton on Friday afternoon.  Coming into the game, both the Huskies and Tigers were ranked in the top-15 nationally, Northeastern at No. 8 while Princeton sits at No. 14. It was the teams first matchup since Thanksgiving
  • Relentless offense carries Huskies to convincing victory over Holy Cross
    WORCESTER — After Northeastern’s hotly-contested 2-1 victory over Holy Cross on Friday night came down to the wire, they were due for an outburst in Saturday’s rematch. The Huskies delivered a full, 60-minute performance at the Hart Center on Saturday, notching a 5-2 win behind an explosive offense. The Huskies started off hot with a
  • Five thoughts from Northeastern’s four-point weekend against BU
    BOSTON — This time around, there were no buzzer-beaters, miracles, or late-game heroics for Northeastern. Boston University’s Lane Hutson delivered the game-winner on Saturday, sealing a 4-3 overtime victory for the Terriers in front of Northeastern’s largest home crowd of the year. The Huskies had a third period lead, but couldn’t hold on late against
  • Huskies edge out Holy Cross 2-1 in electric third-period finale
    BOSTON — On the heels of a disappointing 3-0 loss to Providence College on Tuesday, Northeastern rallied back to pull off a much-needed win over visiting Holy Cross in Matthews Arena on Friday night.  With some of the Huskies’ top players out of the lineup, the game was an opportunity for the newer and younger
  • Huskies earn bounce-back victory behind Levi’s masterpiece
    BOSTON — After last weekend’s disappointing home-and-home series against Boston College, Northeastern was desperate for a win. And with both the captain, senior forward Aidan McDonough, and assistant captain, senior defender Jayden Struble, suspended on the heels of Saturday’s chippy contest, the Huskies faced an uphill battle against a red-hot Boston University squad Friday evening. Thanks to
  • Huskies offense falters in shutout loss to Providence
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Northeastern was held scoreless by Providence in their Tuesday night matchup at Schneider Arena. It was the third meeting between the sides in under three weeks, and was a physical and defensive battle that Providence took the edge in up and down the ice.  The Friars dressed seven defenders and 11 forwards
  • ‘It’s got to come from within’: Huskies searching for answers after poor showing against BC
    CHESTNUT HILL — It felt like a different lifetime, but it had been only 24 hours since Cam Lund’s buzzer-beating score sent Matthews Arena into a frenzy, and capped off a Northeastern comeback for the ages. Lund’s stunning late-game heroics on Friday gave Northeastern a gutsy win and big momentum boost headed into Saturday’s rematch
  • Philips notches second consecutive shutout to silence Eagles
    CHESTNUT HILL —  For the second straight game, Northeastern shut out Boston College, winning 2-0 on Saturday to secure the weekend sweep. The Huskies were powered by their top line once again, with graduate student forward Alina Müller and senior forward Katy Knoll both lighting the lamp. “It’s always nice to beat them for sure,”
  • Huskies storm back from a 4-1 deficit, steal extra point from BC in the shootout
    BOSTON — Thrilling. Impressive. Dramatic. Insanity. Even those four words can’t truly describe the third period on Friday between the Northeastern Huskies and Boston College Eagles.  And that doesn’t cover overtime and the shootout.  In the record books it will go down as a 4-4 draw between these bitter rivals, the second tie in as
  • Two each from Knoll and Müller seal a Huskies victory over Boston College
    Northeastern and Boston College’s women’s hockey teams last met Feb. 1. Some may recognize that day at last year’s Beanpot semifinals, where the Eagles pulled a stunning upset, beating the Huskies 3-1 to advance to the finals. But Northeastern was committed to avenging that loss, as they shut out the Eagles with a 4-0 victory
  • Levi breaks career shutout record as Huskies topple New Hampshire
    DURHAM, N.H. — It feels strange that Devon Levi has only played about one full season’s worth of games in net for Northeastern. The Huskies’ stalwart goaltender missed his freshman season with an injury, missed time during his Richter Award campaign last year due to the Olympics, and has started nine games for the Huskies
  • Murphy hat trick, explosive power play propel Huskies to rout over New Hampshire
    BOSTON — If last Saturday’s game at Matthews was a stalemate, this one was a rout as  Northeastern completed the weekend sweep of New Hampshire with a final score of 8-2.  From the jump Northeastern rushed the net, with the second line in particular trying to stuff in the puck from a scramble in the
  • Hryckowian hat trick, McDonough 100th point lead Huskies to victory over New Hampshire
    BOSTON — Northeastern hosted New Hampshire in Matthews Arena November 4th, coasting to a 6-2 victory and notching major milestones in the belts of two Huskies. After getting back on track last Saturday against Maine, Friday’s matchup with UNH again provided the Huskies a chance to capitalize against one of the weaker teams in Hockey
  • Huskies’ power play starts clicking to secure dominate 5-0 victory over UNH
    Durham, N.H. — Northeastern dominated their Friday night matchup against New Hampshire, tallying five goals while shutting out UNH. The defense from the forecheck to the penalty kill was outstanding for the Huskies, and didn’t allow UNH to have momentum in the matchup. Two goals were scored on four power play opportunities, a vast contrast
  • Northeastern guts out shootout win against conference rival Providence
    BOSTON -– Northeastern ended the second leg of a home-and-home series against Providence with a tie on Saturday night, but picked up the extra Hockey East point with a shootout win. The physicality and chippiness of Friday night’s tilt carried over to the second game, with a total of 13 penalties whistled on Saturday. The
  • Huskies get back on track with convincing win over Maine
    ORONO, Maine — Friday night’s Northeastern men’s hockey performance was a disappointment. A 2-2 tie with Maine, the team picked to finish last in the Hockey East preseason poll, stretched Northeastern’s winless streak to four games. The Huskies wanted, and frankly needed, a response. So respond they did. The Huskies picked up a 4-1 win
  • Huskies early-season woes hit new low with shootout defeat to Maine
    ORONO, Maine — Remember just 28 days ago, when Northeastern opened its season against Long Island with a No. 7 ranking, Frozen Four buzz, and the billing as preseason league favorites?  Yeah, it’s been a long four weeks. Northeastern tied Maine 2-2 on Friday, with the Black Bears earning the extra league standings point via
  • In most anticipated matchup yet, Northeastern downs rival Providence in robust fashion
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Many have said there’s no love lost between the Northeastern Huskies and Providence Friars, a fact evident in their Friday night tilt at Schneider Arena. Even with penalties galore for both sides, the Huskies skated to the 4-1 win in a handed fashion to get back in the win column.  For the
  • With Levi sidelined, Huskies end homestand with loss to UMass Lowell
    BOSTON — Playing without star goaltender Devon Levi, the Northeastern men’s hockey team lost a tightly-checked, 3-2 game to the No. 19 UMass Lowell River Hawks Saturday night at Matthews Arena, running their winless streak to three games. The Huskies turned to freshman Grant Riley for his first collegiate start with Levi out due to
  • Huskies stunned by Maine for first loss of the season
    ORONO, Maine — For a team as consistently successful and high-achieving as the Northeastern women’s hockey team, poor performances are exceedingly rare. But on Saturday, it was immediately obvious the Huskies just didn’t have their usual precision and dominant form. From the moment the puck was dropped for the first period to the final blow
  • Huskies hound Black Bears, Müller breaks assist record for Hockey East play
    Story by Daisy Roberts and Jack Sinclair ORONO, Maine — While lying at the most extreme north end of the Hockey East map, Maine has found their women’s hockey team in the southern end of the standings for several years running. Northeastern has long stood in the way of the Black Bears success, holding an
  • Northeastern settles for tie against BC in closely-played rivalry battle
    BOSTON — It was a familiar battle of conference rivals on Tuesday night, but with a twist: the game was technically a non conference meeting between Northeastern and Boston College, as they vied for an additional victory on Homecoming Night at Matthews Arena. The Huskies officially tied Boston College 3-3 in the NCAA record books,
  • Providence hands the Huskies their first loss of the season in tight battle
    BOSTON — The top-15 matchup between Northeastern and Providence lived up to its billing on Saturday, as the Friars handed the Huskies a hard-fought 2-1 loss. This game marked not only Northeastern’s first defeat of the season, but also their first loss in Hockey East, while on the other side Providence secured its first Hockey
  • Huskies firsts led the way to a victory and series sweep of the Warriors
    By Mike Puzzanghera and Daisy Roberts BOSTON — Was there ever any doubt? With the usual suspects stifled through the first 40 minutes, it took two great plays from Northeastern veterans for the Huskies to break through against Merrimack. It was the juniors who scored first, forward Molly Griffin and defender Abbey Marohn, putting the
  • Northeastern shuts down Merrimack in assertive performance 
    NORTH ANDOVER — In just their second road game of the season, Northeastern walked into the opposing arena and shut down their competition completely. Both special teams contributed to the Huskies’ dominant 5-0 win, as they secured their third-straight Hockey East win to open the year.   From the first puck drop, the Huskies ran over
  • Knoll shines as Northeastern dominates UConn, improves record to 4-0
    STORRS, Conn.–  Northeastern completed the weekend  sweep of UConn on Saturday afternoon, with a dominant 4-1 road victory to improve to 4-0 on the season. The visiting Huskies were powered by three goals in the second period, including two from senior forward Katy Knoll. UConn opened the scoring just over four minutes into the first
  • Huskies coast to series sweep behind McDonough’s four-point night
    BOSTON — After a slow start against Vermont on Friday night, the Huskies brought the heat from the very beginning of Saturday’s contest, defeating the Catamounts in a resounding 5-0 victory. “I really liked how we came out,” Northeastern head coach Jerry Keefe said after the game. “We want to establish a certain kind of
  • Huskies’ offense shines in win over Vermont
    BOSTON — The last time Vermont faced Northeastern, the Huskies fell in a stunning 1-0 upset. This time around, the story started off the same, but the Huskies offense came alive, resulting in a 5-2 victory. The Huskies’ sluggish start was reminiscent of their last meeting with Vermont. UVM struck first, scoring 1:14 into the
  • With high turnover on both sides, Northeastern holds its own against UConn
    Northeastern faced both a familiar and unfamiliar opponent on Friday in its first Hockey East matchup of the season: Connecticut. A rematch of last year’s Hockey East championship, this game posed to be a competitive one, with both teams looking to secure their first conference victory of the season. Ultimately, Northeastern took home the win,
  • Opening night takeaways: Work to do on special teams, Cam Lund is for real, Fontaine leap, and more
    BOSTON — Vinny Borgesi is a self-described “pass-first guy.”  But as a 2-on-1 rush developed with Borgesi and teammate Justin Hyrckowian just one minute into overtime, Borgesi seized his opportunity to score his first collegiate goal and secure a 3-2 win over Long Island in a scintillating season opener. “I really don’t shoot much, but
  • Northeastern defeats LIU as offense comes alive
    BOSTON — After not looking their best Friday, Northeastern bounced back for a dominant victory over the Long Island Sharks Saturday. Highlighted by forward Alina Müller’s first NCAA hat trick and a two-goal performance from freshman Holly Abela, Northeastern scored double digits in goals for the first time since 2020-21.  From the jump, Northeastern started
  • The kids are alright: Freshmen lead the way as Northeastern takes opener over LIU
    BOSTON — The Northeastern Huskies picked up right where they left off at Matthews Arena last season, as they opened the 2022-23 campaign with a 3-1 victory over LIU Friday night.  From the first puck drop, Northeastern looked dominant. The team generated shots on net from all parts of the ice, controlled the puck in
  • Men’s Hockey East preview: Northeastern the front runner, but faces stiff competition in deep league
    Hockey East lost a massive amount of talent in the offseason, leaving much of the conference with question marks headed into the upcoming year. With that being said, the incoming freshman class is one of the strongest to date, including top NHL prospects and immediate difference-makers. With changes across the board and some big names
  • Women’s Hockey East preview: Northeastern atop league again; Vermont, BC closing in
    By Kayla Shiao and Emma Sullivan While Hockey East conference play doesn’t begin until Oct. 6, the majority of the league’s 10 teams have either already started their season or will start this weekend. Before they start in-division play, here’s a look at what each team is bringing to the ice this season.   Northeastern The
  • In new-look D corps, Megan Carter is ready for the spotlight
    Megan Carter’s summer involved, as one might expect, quite a bit of hockey. From playing with Canada’s National Development Team to coaching a youth team at tournaments, Carter saw all levels of the game. Now, as she approaches her senior season at Northeastern, she’s taking that experience and applying it to her new role as
  • After three years apart, old teammates Aidan McDonough and Liam Walsh are reunited for one last run at Northeastern
    It was move-in day at Northeastern, and Liam Walsh needed some help.  “I didn’t know where to go park or get moved in, and I didn’t know where to go to get my Husky card,” Walsh said. “Dunzo was coming around the same time, so my parents and I just waited until he came and
  • After extensive USHL development, Jack Williams brings his 200-foot game to Northeastern
    When Jack Williams committed to Northeastern in 2017, Zach-Aston Reese had just finished his senior season tied for the NCAA lead in scoring. At first glance, that’s the only real connection between the two. But if a coach compares an incoming freshman, particularly an undrafted one like Williams, to one of the team’s former greats,
  • ‘The sky’s the limit’: Huskies secure a 3-2 exhibition victory against the Boston Pride
    The Huskies gave us a taste of what the upcoming season would be like in their preseason exhibition game against the PHF’s Boston Pride. After a physical, hard-fought matchup between the professional organization and the college squad, Northeastern ended up victorious, with goals from sophomore forward Taze Thompson, senior forward Katy Knoll, and graduate student
  • 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
  • MHKY Season Preview: Key returners, impact adds have Huskies positioned for success
    There’s a palpable buzz around the Northeastern men’s hockey program right now. The Huskies were voted to finish first in both the Hockey East media and coaches polls, and their No. 8 placement in the first USCHO poll of the year is the highest Northeastern has ever been ranked to begin a season. The Huskies
  • 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
  • Live updates: Northeastern looks to fill roster spots after season end, transfers leaving
    Northeastern’s NCAA tournament defeat to Western Michigan concluded the Huskies’ 2021-22 season, but Jerry Keefe and the Huskies have stayed plenty busy in the days since, with key transfer pickups, departures, and NHL decisions shaping Northeastern’s future roster. Below is WRBB’s live tracker of the Huskies’ key roster movement and decisions, along with analysis of
  • 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,
  • Fond Farewell: A Look Back at the Departing Husky Seniors 
    By Emma Sullivan One of the most overused clichés in modern English is arguably “it is hard to put into words.” It is also, however, the most apt description for trying to capture what the seniors from the Northeastern women’s hockey team have accomplished during their time with the program.  Over the last half a
  • ‘They left it on the line’: Northeastern suffers heartbreak, but went out with their best
    WORCESTER — Jordan Harris soaked in his final seconds on the ice. One last hug with fellow senior Julian Kislin. One last salute to the fans. And one last look around at the DCU Center, where he’d played his heart out for the final time in a Northeastern uniform. Harris, and each of Northeastern’s five
  • Can Northeastern Pull The Upset? Previewing Friday’s NCAA Tournament Matchup With Western Michigan
    By Matty Wasserman After Northeastern’s Hockey East tournament semifinal loss to UConn last Friday, all the Huskies could do was hope. Friday’s defeat meant Northeastern no longer controlled their destiny into the NCAA tournament, and instead needed outside help to punch a ticket to the big dance. “We’re hoping for the hockey gods to look
  • A Bittersweet Farewell as Northeastern Falls to Minn-Duluth in Double OT, 2-1 
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Sarah Olender STATE COLLEGE, PA — The end of the era no one wanted to see has come for the Northeastern Huskies.  After a historic fifth straight Hockey East title, multiple record-breaking performances by players at all positions, and the second Frozen Four appearance for the program, the 2021-22
  • Northeastern Falls to UConn, and Now Must Wait for What’s Next
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — Everything was in front of Northeastern headed into Saturday’s Hockey East semifinal at TD Garden. The offense was rolling, the confidence was escalating, and the nation’s best goaltender could take the team to unchartered postseason heights. The picture was so clean. The stars had aligned. A
  • Battle of the Dogs Takes Over State College As Northeastern faces Minn-Duluth in the NCAA Frozen Four Semifinals
    By Emma Sullivan It’s been 364 days since the Northeastern Huskies and Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs took the ice for a NCAA Frozen Four semifinal against one another. Now, both teams are back for round two, as they face off with a title game berth at stake once more on Friday. To reach this season’s Frozen Four,
  • Hockey East Semifinal Preview: Huskies vs. Huskies on the Biggest Stage Yet
    By Mike Puzzanghera Back in October, Northeastern lost to UConn, 5-3, at home. It was utter dominance from the visiting Huskies, who scored three times in the final nine minutes of the first period to give them all the control they needed. After the game, Northeastern head coach Jerry Keefe expressed his disappointment and frustration
  • Huskies Survive BC’s Late Comeback, Advance To Hockey East Semifinals
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — What a difference three weeks can make.  The last time Boston College came to Matthews Arena Feb. 18, the Huskies were bombarded, falling 4-1 to the Eagles in commanding fashion. It was a new low for Northeastern, who’d lost five of their last eight games
  • Northeastern Gets Revenge in Quarterfinal Against Wisconsin, Advances to Frozen Four
    Story by Catherine Morrison Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — Saturday’s tilt against Wisconsin in the quarterfinals was one for the history books. The last time Northeastern and Wisoncsin faced off, it was the NCAA championship and the title was on the line. The Badgers won in overtime after a pass from forward Daryl Watts deflected
  • Northeastern Has Waited For This Moment. Now, It’s Time To Deliver
    By Matty Wasserman After another season steamrolling through Hockey East, cruising to a 30-4-2 record and a fifth consecutive league title, Northeastern’s superb season and other-worldly talent will be put to the test in the NCAA tournament. The Huskies advanced to the national championship game a season ago, suffering a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to Wisconsin
  • Northeastern Has Waited For This Moment. Now, It’s Time To Deliver
    By Matty Wasserman After another season steamrolling through Hockey East, cruising to a 30-4-2 record and a fifth consecutive league title, Northeastern’s superb season and other-worldly talent will be put to the test in the NCAA tournament. The Huskies advanced to the national championship game a season ago, suffering a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to Wisconsin
  • Men’s Hockey East Tournament Preview: NCAA hopes depend on title
    By Mike Puzzanghera Despite winning the regular season Hockey East title for the first time in program history, nothing is secure for Northeastern. Based on current PairWise calculations, the Huskies rank 14th — on the fence for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, but with the important caveat that any huge upsets in other
  • History Maker: Why Devon Levi’s Remarkable Season Should Place Him Squarely in the Hobey Baker Race
    By Matty Wasserman One-hundred seven years before Devon Levi ever set foot in Matthews Arena, a young Princeton forward named Hobey Baker delivered one of the most legendary performances in the barn’s history. In 1914, at what was then called Boston Arena, legend has it Baker played every second of a 73-minute overtime victory against
  • 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
  • Huskies Squeeze Past Merrimack to Claim First Hockey East Regular Season Title
    Story by Eamonn Ryan NORTH ANDOVER, MA — The Hockey East conference is always competitive. Each year, there are approximately eight teams that could beat each other on any given night, which gives hockey fans a chance to witness not only great hockey, but also plenty of chaos. Chaos is what the sellout crowd of
  • Huskies Secure Top-4 Finish With Six-Goal Explosion
    Story by Emma Sullivan and Mike Puzzanghera  Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — It was offense galore for the Northeastern Huskies as they took on the Merrimack Warriors on Friday in their last home game of the regular season. Matthews Arena was bouncing as the Huskies cruised to a 6-1 win over the Warriors on
  • 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
  • Northeastern Shutout in Stunning 1-0 Loss to Vermont
    Story by Zach Lyons The Northeastern Huskies came into tonight’s game ranked 13th in the nation and in prime position for a first round bye. However, the play of this past weekend was absent Tuesday in the Huskies’ 1-0 loss to the unranked Vermont Catamounts (7-23-2). The loss came as a shocker and made the
  • Huskies Bring Out the Brooms, Secure Pivotal Series Sweep against UConn
    Story by Khalin Kapoor HARTFORD, CT — The Northeastern Huskies (22-10-1) defeated the UConn Huskies (17-14-0) 5-2 on Saturday at the XL Center. Northeastern was led by junior forward Aidan McDonough, who notched a hat trick and an assist, which brought his series point total to seven. Goaltender Devon Levi also shined for the second
  • Müller Sets Program Assist Record as Huskies Wallop Warriors to Advance to Hockey East Semis
    Story by Emma Sullivan and Mike Puzzanghera Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — It always seemed like a sure victory for the Northeastern Huskies coming into this game. When the top team in the conference faces the lowest remaining seed at home in the quarterfinals, the script seems to be set. There are sometimes surprises,
  • Levi Dominates as Home Huskies End The Night Heroes After a 3-1 win over UConn
    Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — It had been 33 days since Devon Levi was between the pipes for the Northeastern Huskies; 38 days since he’d gotten a win in the Husky uniform. His last start ended after just 13 minutes where he gave up four goals on eight shots before
  • 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 Had To Win’: Huskies Rise to the Challenge, Deliver Statement Win at BC
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao CHESTNUT HILL, MA — On Friday night, Jerry Keefe sat at the podium in the Matthews Arena Varsity Club, searching for answers after another deflating loss. His team had scored one goal in the previous two games, and signs of offensive life were nowhere to be found.
  • Two Huskies but only one can be alpha
    Story by Alexis SpringPhotos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — The second Husky vs. Husky game of the weekend weighed a bit heavier as today’s game in Matthews Arena honored the twelve seniors who have donned the Northeastern jersey. Full of emotions it was tough to initially depict which way the game was going to go,
  • Huskies the Prey, Eagles the Predators in 4-1 Loss
    Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Sarah Olender  BOSTON — Ten days ago it was the Northeastern Huskies on top of the Boston College Eagles in the semifinals of the Beanpot. Tonight, it was the opposite. In the first game of the weekend series, the Eagles walked into Matthews Arena and captured their first victory
  • No Win in Store at the Head Husky Battle in Storrs
    Story and photos by Kayla Shiao STORRS, CT — In the battle of the Huskies Friday night, Northeastern tied University of Connecticut 4-4, but won the shootout 2-0 to pick up the extra point. Frequent penalty calls forced Northeastern to work harder on defense, but their speed and skill kept them in the game. Despite
  • ‘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.
  • Heartbreak for the Huskies in Beanpot Championship
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Kayla Shiao and Sarah Olender  BOSTON — For two periods it seemed like anyone’s game. Lackluster offense up and down the ice, incomplete passes galore and two goaltenders carrying their teams to a 0-0 tie were the main narratives by the end of the second period.  Here at WRBB,
  • Huskies Look for Four-Peat, Face Familiar Foe in 69th Beanpot Final 
    Story by Emma Sullivan  BOSTON – It’s been 735 days since Northeastern defender Jordan Harris scored in double overtime to lift the Huskies to their third straight Beanpot championship victory. The same opponent for Northeastern on that night over two years ago will be on the opposite end of the ice during the 2022 final
  • Huskies Win 25th of the Year After a Hard Battle Against Maine
    Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Ethan Wayne BOSTON — After an impressive 8-1 victory Friday, the Northeastern Huskies took the ice at Matthews Arena Saturday for a second game against the Maine Black Bears to try and close out the weekend with another win. While Northeastern’s offense was the story in game one, the
  • Huskies Dominate 4-2 Over River Hawks
    By Zachary Lyons The Northeastern Huskies clinched a must-win game on the road over the UMass Lowell River Hawks  4-2, improving the Huskies to 19-8-1 overall and 10-6-1 within Hockey East.  Goals came from capitalizing on defensive mistakes by both teams. The low shot count early on is to be expected from a River Hawk
  • Maureen Murphy Continues Hot Streak as Huskies Route Maine 8-1
    Story by Emma Sullivan BOSTON — Since losing two straight, the Northeastern Huskies have dominated up and down the ice, putting up a total of 16 goals to their opponents one over the last three games. The culmination of these three brilliant performances from the Huskies was a dominant win over the Maine Black Bears
  • Maureen Murphy Nets a Hat Trick as Huskies Take Down Terriers in Beanpot Consolation
    Story by Rae Deer Photos by Kayla Shiao and Sarah Olender BOSTON – An unseemly loss in the women’s Beanpot semifinals last Tuesday meant that the Northeastern women’s hockey team needed to battle hard in order to escape last place in the tournament during the consolation match the following week. A 3-0 victory over crosstown
  • Northeastern Advances to Fourth Straight Beanpot Final with 3-1 Win Over BC
    Story by Emma Sullivan and Khalin Kapoor Photos by Kayla Shiao and Sarah Olender BOSTON —  For the first time since Feb. 10, 2020, the Northeastern University Huskies took the ice at TD Garden for the annual Beanpot Tournament. After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the historic tournament last season, both Northeastern and their opponents,
  • Semptimphelter Gets First NCAA Win with a Victory Over UVM
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — For the first time since Jan. 18, the Northeastern University Huskies are back in the win column after eeking out a 5-4 victory over the University of Vermont Catamounts. Playing for the first time since their loss last weekend to the UMass Lowell River Hawks,
  • Northeastern Snaps Skid Behind Maureen Murphy’s Five Point Performance
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  • Huskies Stunned by Eagles in Beanpot Semifinals
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — Matthews Arena was electric on Tuesday night. The roars of the jam-packed DogHouse student section echoed through the arena with every Northeastern rush, shot, and hit throughout the contest.  But the No. 3 ranked Huskies, with the bright lights of the Beanpot shining down upon
  • Huskies Fall To UMass Lowell 2-1, Lose Third Straight
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — It has been 55 days since the familiar sounds of the Pep Band, the DogHouse, and the Northeastern fanbase echoed through Matthews Arena. But despite the return of the Northeastern faithful on Friday night, the final result remained the same for Northeastern. The 15th-ranked Huskies
  • Huskies’ 20-Game Unbeaten Streak Ends with Loss to UVM
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — The Northeastern University Huskies unbeaten streak came to an end Friday afternoon as they faced the University of Vermont Catamounts at home in Matthews Arena. For the first time since Oct. 9 the Huskies lost a game, this one by a score of 2-1, thanks
  • ‘Wasn’t Our Night Tonight’: Northeastern Blitzed by UMass, Defeated 6-0
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Kayla Shiao and Sarah Olender BOSTON – Saturday’s matchup between the 14th ranked Minutemen and 12th ranked Huskies was billed as a clash of Hockey East heavyweights. After a tightly contested 3-2 UMass victory in Amherst Friday night, Saturday promised to deliver another exciting battle at Matthews Arena. But in
  • After a Rough Start, Huskies Rebound to Beat BU 6-3
    Story by Emma Sullivan  Photos by Sarah Olender  BOSTON – In their only game of the weekend, the Northeastern Huskies did not look like themselves after the first 20 minutes of play at Matthews Arena. In their third matchup of the season with the Boston University Terriers, the Huskies gave up two goals in the
  • Devon Levi Is Off To the Olympics. What Does It Mean for Northeastern?
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  • Huskies Cruise Past Eagles Behind Record-Setting Frankel
    By Matty Wasserman BOSTON – The first meeting this season between the Northeastern Huskies and Boston College Eagles on Oct. 29 was billed as a marquee matchup between two top-10 opponents. Three months ago, the Eagles were 6-0 and ranked fourth in the country, and the Huskies were ranked sixth with an 8-2 record. Since
  • Huskies Return To Winning Ways, Powered by Levi’s Nation-leading Ninth Shutout
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  • After a String of Cancellations, Women’s Hockey Wins Their Only Game of the Weekend Over Boston University
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  • ASU Sun Devils Light Up Huskies, Win 6-2
    Story by Khalin Kapoor The Northeastern Huskies (15-6-1) fell to the Arizona State Sun Devils (13-12-0) 6-2 on Tuesday night in Matthews Arena, breaking a six game winning streak. This was the Huskies’ first loss since an OT thriller against UMass Lowell on Nov. 12 when they lost 2-1. Goaltender Devon Levi started in net
  • Five Thoughts From Northeastern’s Weekend Sweep of LIU To Open the Second Half
    By Matty Wasserman Photo by Sarah Olender 34 days after Northeastern’s weekend sweep of Providence to close out the first semester, things looked a little different for Jerry Keefe’s squad in a weekend tilt versus Long Island University to begin 2022. Among the differences on Friday: the eerily quiet Matthews Arena without fans in attendance,
  • Women’s Hockey Returns With A Two-Win Weekend Over Merrimack
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photo by Sarah Olender BOSTON – The Northeastern Huskies continued their dominance over the Merrimack College Warriors this weekend taking both games of the home-and-home series, extending both their unbeaten streak this year to 17 games and their unbeaten streak against Merrimack to 15 dating back to 2016.  Friday’s matinee at
  • Huskies Defeat Cornell, Head Into 2022 With Unbeaten Streak of 15
    Story by Jordan Walsh Photos by Kayla Shiao Three days after Aerin Frankel was named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for the second consecutive month, Northeastern head coach Dave Flint opted for a different starter in net as the Huskies (16-2-1) took on the Cornell University Big Red (4-7-1) in the second game of
  • Northeastern Secures Weekend Sweep Against Providence
    Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – Both teams looked energized right at the drop of the puck on Saturday night in Matthews Arena, but it was Northeastern (13-4-1) who prevailed against Providence College (12-7) with a score of 4-1. The Huskies were powered by two goals from freshman forward Jack Hughes along
  • Women’s Hockey Rebounds After a Shaky Start to Beat Cornell 4-2
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – After two less than perfect periods for the Northeastern Huskies Saturday afternoon, the team was able to rebound in the third for a stronger performance over the Cornell University Big Red. While definitely not the Huskies best game of the year, they were able to