• Men’s hockey offseason tracker: Live updates on news, signings, transfers, and more 
    Welcome to the 2023 men’s hockey offseason live tracker! After a disappointing finish to the 2022-23 season and a long list of expected departures, the Huskies’ roster will look much different next season. We’ll be updating this page as news breaks all offseason long, so make sure to check back here for the very latest.
  • Northeastern’s season ends in overtime heartbreaker against Providence 
    BOSTON — It was a season where Northeastern was perfectly positioned to dominate.  With one of the most talented rosters on paper in the conference, sky-high expectations, and a second half of the season that was much better than the first, the Huskies were primed for success entering the postseason.  However, Northeastern was unable to
  • In need of Hockey East title for NCAA hopes, Huskies’ roller coaster season has one last lifeline
    For every team that falls just short of the NCAA tournament, there are a handful of isolated moments throughout the season that can be pinpointed as “what-ifs.” And should the Huskies fail to qualify for this year’s big dance — now on the wrong side of the bubble, Northeastern will likely need to win the
  • Graduates shine as Northeastern blazes past Lowell on Senior Night
    BOSTON — When it comes to Northeastern’s men’s hockey team, you have to expect the unexpected. And no part of the Huskies’ senior night game could have been anticipated.  When the Huskies hosted UMass Lowell in Matthews Arena Saturday night, they faced a daunting task; Northeastern had already fallen twice to the River Hawks this
  • Huskies secure series split with UMass, shutout Minutemen on home ice 
    BOSTON — After a disappointing loss against UMass on Friday night, Northeastern returned to their winning ways in Saturday’s rematch at Matthews Arena,  taking home a 4-0 win. Junior Devon Levi ended the game with his sixth shutout of the season, putting up a strong fight against his opponents. Even after multiple UMass power-play scares,
  • Huskies unable to find late magic, fall to UMass in slugfest
    Northeastern’s losing streak at the Mullins Center has been extended to six years, thanks to a 3-2 UMass victory Friday night.  To open the game it was all about whistles, as the two teams combined for six penalties in the first period, including three against the Minutemen in the first nine minutes alone.  It started
  • Behind Levi’s masterpiece, Huskies down Crimson for Beanpot title
    BOSTON — The fans at TD Garden booed when the shootout was announced in the Beanpot Championship. But when senior captain Aidan McDonough scored and Devon Levi made the game-clinching save on Harvard star Alex Lafferiere, it was pandemonium nonetheless.  After a heartbreaker of a loss in last year’s championship game against Boston University, Northeastern
  • Beanpot finals preview: After rout in first meeting, can Northeastern contain Harvard’s offensive firepower this time around?
    To capture their fourth Beanpot title in the past five tournaments, Northeastern will have to defeat the same opponent they played arguably their worst defensive game all season against. Back on New Year’s Day, Harvard bludgeoned the Huskies in an 8-4 laugher that was every bit as ugly as the final score would indicate. The
  • Northeastern nets three unanswered, wins a shootout at Providence
    If you turned off the stream 10 minutes before regulation time ended, you would have missed one of the most exciting stretches of Northeastern hockey this year.  The Huskies seemed to struggle for the majority of the game, which was awkwardly caught between last Monday’s thrilling Beanpot victory, and this upcoming Monday’s Beanpot Championship game.
  • On Beanpot stage, Huskies’ depth shines brightest in semifinal victory over BU
    BOSTON — Of all 19 skaters in the Huskies’ lineup, bruising 6’4” defender Hunter McDonald is just about the last guy you’d expect to skate the length of the pond for a game-sealing score. But with Northeastern desperately trying to fend off BU at 6-on-5 in the closing seconds, it was McDonald’s poke check and
  • Beanpot preview: Four keys for Northeastern to pull the upset over BU
    It feels like a distant memory, but the Huskies’ stunning upset loss at Bentley in late December and subsequent beatdown by Harvard on New Year’s Day was only one month ago. Then, Northeastern’s nightmarish 1-6 skid appeared to be the nail in the coffin for a once-promising season gone horribly wrong.  But behind a defense
  • Northeastern falls to visiting UConn ending five-game hot streak
    BOSTON — Riding a five-game winning streak, Northeastern looked to extend their 2023 momentum facing UConn at home Friday.  The season series had been a tightly contested one, with Northeastern barely squeaking out a comeback victory Jan. 14. But UConn came to Matthews Arena with a chip on their shoulder and handed the home team
  • Behind fourth line’s big night, Northeastern squeaks past BC for fifth straight win
    BOSTON — In a messy Tuesday night competition at Matthews Arena, the Huskies stumbled their way to a 2-1 victory over the Boston College Eagles, the first time they’ve defeated the local rival in regulation this season. Northeastern came into the game on a four game win streak, and used their momentum to hand the
  • McDonough’s deja vu game-winner lifts Huskies to statement sweep of Merrimack
    BOSTON — After the previous night’s rout of No. 11 Merrimack at Lawler Rink, Northeastern proved their second-half resurgence was for real. But on Saturday, in their first game at Matthews Arena in 62 days, the Huskies also proved something else required of NCAA-tournament caliber teams: Even while not at their best, they found a
  • With offensive explosion against Merrimack, Northeastern puts itself back on the map
    With back-to-back wins over UConn in the past two weeks, Northeastern had successfully emerged from their lowest valley and breathed new life into their struggle-filled season. But the Huskies still had much to prove headed into a pivotal weekend series against Merrimack, with both Pairwise positioning and first place in the Hockey East standings up
  • When Northeastern needed it most, Aidan McDonough delivered 
    The script was unfolding in an all-too-familiar fashion for Northeastern.  As UConn took a 2-0 lead on Roman Kinal’s deflection goal midway through the second period, the blank stares underneath the Huskies’ facemasks spoke volumes. UConn was dominating virtually every facet of the game, and the sloppy mistakes and stagnant play that had plagued Northeastern
  • Five thoughts on how the Huskies’ can improve in the second half of conference play
    Northeastern started the second half of Hockey East play strong with an explosive win at Fenway Park on Saturday against UConn. Though it was an underwhelming first half for the Huskies, who entered the season ranked 8th nationally and Hockey East favorites, the team has shown signs recently that they can pull the pieces back
  • Northeastern hits a grand slam, hangs four goals on UConn at Frozen Fenway
    BOSTON — Sighs of relief could be heard across Fenway Park as Northeastern secured the 4-1 win over UConn on Saturday, their first regulation victory since Nov. 18.  The Huskies, who entered Saturday 1-7 in the past eight games, have struggled to stay out of the box especially due to after the whistle penalties. To
  • Frozen Fenway Preview: Northeastern looks to stall the Ice Bus at Fenway Park
    In their last matchup, Northeastern suffered a 4-1 loss against UConn in the Hockey East Semifinal game at TD Garden. Now, in one of the most anticipated games of the year, Northeastern looks for revenge at Fenway Park. This isn’t the first appearance outdoors for Northeastern. At the last Frozen Fenway event held in 2017,
  • New year, same leaf as Huskies fall to Harvard in rout
    CAMBRIDGE — Despite the best offensive performance Northeastern has mustered against a top-10 team, poor defense and a third period collapse led to the Huskies’ 8-4 defeat by Harvard.  The Crimson started the season 4-0 at home before eight away games, and in their Sunday afternoon homecoming, retained a perfect record at Bright-Landry. Northeastern is
  • Huskies’ disappointing season continues with upset loss at Bentley 
    If back-to-back losses to Union and Sacred Heart were disheartening, Northeastern’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Bentley might just be rock bottom.  For the Huskies, this should have been one of the easiest matchups on their remaining schedule. Entering this game, the Falcons were 4-13 overall, ranked 58th of 62 nationally in the Pairwise
  • Future is bright for Huskies’ new wave of defenders
    On the heels of a hard-fought season that left Northeastern at the top of Hockey East by just one point, the Huskies fell to Western Michigan in an overtime loss in the NCAA tournament March, drawing their 2021-22 season to a close.  The end of any season is devastating, but the Huskies’ defeat marked the
  • Colangelo closes first semester in style, but the climb back is only beginning
    EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — You could practically hear the sigh of relief from Northeastern’s bench as Sam Colangelo’s wicked wrister sailed into the back of the net. Sunday followed an all-too-familiar script for the Huskies, who blew a three-goal lead in the third period thanks to more sloppy play and poor discipline. But Colangelo saved
  • ‘It’s just not good enough’: With listless performance against Sacred Heart, where does Northeastern go from here?
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The cavernous Total Mortgage Arena was eerily silent, just as it had been all night long. With their heads hung low, the deflated Huskies skated slowly from the center-ice handshake line back to the locker room, where a long, ruminating three-hour bus ride back to Boston soon awaited them. Perhaps it was
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • ‘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 was 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 heroics on Friday gave Northeastern a defining victory and big momentum boost headed into Saturday’s rematch with Boston
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • ‘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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • ‘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.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • ‘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
  • Devon Levi Is Off To the Olympics. What Does It Mean for Northeastern?
    By Matty Wasserman Northeastern’s superstar goaltender Devon Levi is officially headed to the 2022 Winter Olympics to play for Team Canada, Hockey Sense’s Chris Peters reported Thursday. Levi’s season to date has rivaled not just any goalie in Northeastern history, but NCAA history. His .955 save percentage and nine shutouts this season lead the nation,
  • Huskies Return To Winning Ways, Powered by Levi’s Nation-leading Ninth Shutout
    By Jordan Walsh BURLINGTON, VT. – After a disappointing loss last week that ended the team’s eight-game unbeaten streak, the Northeastern Huskies (16-5-1) seized an opportunity to rebound against the slumping University of Vermont Catamounts (3-14-2) at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington. UVM entered Tuesday night’s contest sitting second-to-last in the Hockey East standings, holding
  • 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,
  • 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
  • Levi Sets Single Season Shutout Record as the Huskies Blank Providence 2-0
    By Emma Sullivan  PROVIDENCE –  It was a night for special teams Friday as the Northeastern Huskies took on the Providence College Friars at Schneider Arena. Held up by the Huskies’ penalty kill and yet another shutout from goaltender Devon Levi, the Huskies cruised to a 2-0 win for their 12th victory of the year. 
  • Huskies Complete the Sweep Over RPI with a 2-1 Win Sunday Afternoon
    Story by Emma Sullivan Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – A come-from-behind victory for the Northeastern men’s hockey team allowed them to finish the Thanksgiving weekend with two wins over the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers. It was far from the prettiest victory the Huskies have had this season, however a strong performance in the third
  • McDonough Shines in Series Sweep
    Story by Rae Deer Photos by Ethan Wayne BOSTON – After the performance in Agganis Arena on Friday night left the Northeastern men’s hockey team less than satisfied, they were granted another chance to show up and show out in front of their home crowd. On Saturday night, they did just that, as they tied
  • ‘He Really Gave Us a Chance’: Northeastern Scrapes Out 1-0 Overtime Win Against BU Behind Devon Levi’s Masterpiece
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Sadie Parker Hockey games that have one team outshooting the opponent 38-16 are usually blowout, lopsided affairs. For most teams, on most nights, getting outshot by 22 is a prime indicator of a thorough beatdown. But most teams don’t have Devon Levi in net. Levi’s 38-save shutout performance Friday
  • ‘One of the Best Wins We’ve Had:’ Northeastern tops Harvard in OT With a Resilient, Gritty Performance
    Story by Daisy Roberts and Matty Wasserman BOSTON – Gunnarwolfe Fontaine’s eyes widened as he caught steam on the one-on-zero fastbreak just 25 seconds into overtime.  “My mind just went blank. I just felt like I was in a natural spot, I didn’t even feel the stick in my hand,” he said. Fontaine netted the
  • Novechkin Strikes Again: Novak’s two tallies topple timid Wildcats
    By Rae Deer and Mike Puzzanghera BOSTON – The Transfer’s Tear continued on Saturday night as Jakov Novak put up two more goals to end this past weekend’s series against the University of New Hampshire on a high. Novak hit the back of the net twice in the second period to power the Northeastern Huskies
  • October Observations: Northeastern Men’s Hockey
    By Mike Puzzanghera Northeastern head coach Jerry Keefe is now through his first month of games in charge, and the Huskies closed out October with back-to-back home Hockey East wins over Maine. With those in mind, here are some thoughts and observations from that first month that featured four shutout wins, two 5-3 conference losses,
  • Huskies Come Back from Two Goal Deficit Against Struggling Maine Squad
    Story by Sam Kirshman BOSTON – Northeastern came out on top tonight after a bit of luck and a lot of hard work. The win comes from a late push in the second, and a great third period from the Huskies. Despite two strong defenses, five goals were pushed across tonight, with the winning number
  • Huskies Win Their First Game of the Weekend 5-0 over Maine
    Story by Emma Sullivan BOSTON – It was a night for first goals of the year for the Northeastern Huskies as they cruised to a 5-0 defeat of the University of Maine Black Bears. The win Friday night at Matthews Arena was backstopped by Devon Levi as he continued to shine between the pipes. The
  • NU Loses 5-3 in Husky on Husky Violence
    Story by Rae Deer Pictures by Sarah Olender BOSTON – It was a bit of an underwhelming performance by the Northeastern Huskies on Tuesday night as they took on the Huskies of the University of Connecticut at Matthews Arena. Northeastern, who were 0-1 in conference play thus far this season, were looking to tie up
  • Huskies best Tigers in Thriller, Win 1-0
    Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON, MA – In front of a sold-out crowd on Saturday night at the historic Matthews Arena, the Northeastern Huskies (3-2-0) won a thriller against the Colorado College Tigers (1-3-2), 1-0.  It was a scoreless game for 54 straight minutes until Northeastern forward Jack Hughes put one
  • Huskies Continue their Conte Forum Losing Streak, Fall to Eagles 5-3
    Story and Photo by Sarah Olender CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. – The last time the Northeastern men’s hockey team left Conte Forum with a win was in 2017. Friday night the team tried to change that, but failed to break the streak, falling to the Boston College Eagles 5-3.  In the first period, the hockey gods
  • Bobcats Chase Huskies Back to Boston
    Story by Rae Deer & Mike Puzzanghera WORCESTER – The Ice Breaker Tournament hosted by the Holy Cross Crusaders was an opportunity for Northeastern to kick off their season on the right foot. They had a great home opener victory and showed promise after a victory over Holy Cross the night before. However, on Saturday
  • Fierce Freshmen Lead the Pack Against Holy Cross
    Story by Rae Deer & Mike Puzzanghera  WORCESTER – A great performance by Devon Levi and a set of freshman firsts propelled the Northeastern Huskies above the Holy Cross Crusaders in a 3-0 victory on Friday night.  After a shutout victory over Bentley last Saturday, goaltender Levi already had the chance to cement himself in
  • First Levi appearance, first Colangelo goal, and first win, all in the Huskies season opener against Bentley
    Story by Samuel Kirshman Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – The Huskies came out strong today in their opener against a revenge-seeking Bentley today, winning by a tally of 4-0. This year former Bentley star Jakov Novak took the ice for Northeastern, so it was only fitting that his opening game was against his old
  • Games to watch for the Northeastern Men’s Hockey season
    By Mike Puzzanghera A new head coach. A horde of exciting NHL prospects. A full house in the DogHouse. Northeastern men’s hockey should, by all accounts, be not only good but exciting to watch, which should help draw casual fans to as many games as possible. Here are five dates from the schedule that project
  • 2021-2022 Men’s Hockey East Round-Up
    By Sam Kirshman It’s that time of the year again. The weather’s getting cool and the days are shortening, but most importantly, hockey is back! This year’s upcoming Hockey East season is sure to be a great one. Firstly, let’s take a look at last year. Boston College, Boston University and UMass dominated the regular
  • What to expect from 2021-2022 Northeastern Men’s Hockey based on last season
    By Khalin Kapoor Last Season: 9-9-3 Head Coach: Jerry Keefe Departures: D Billy Carrabino, G Curtis Frye, F Grant Jozefek, F Zach Solow, D Michael Kesselring, G Nick Scarpa, F TJ Walsh, G Connor Murphy Additions: F Matt Choupani, D Cam Gaudette, F Justin Hryckowian, F Jack Hughes, F Chase Mcinnis, G TJ Semptimphelter, F
  • Huskies’ COVID Season Ends with 4–1 Quarterfinal Loss to UMass
    By Christian Skroce Northeastern and UMass Amherst have both seen their Hockey East fortunes change drastically over the past several seasons. The teams had frequently been referred to as the little brothers of Hockey East, but impressive coaching and talented recruiting classes have turned both into true conference powerhouses. They have almost met in the
  • No. 18 Huskies Fall to No. 2 Eagles in Regular Season Capper
    By Khalin Kapoor CHESTNUT HILL, MA — In the final game of a 2020–21 season that presented its fair share of challenges, the No. 18 Northeastern Huskies (9–8–3) fell to the No 2. Boston College Eagles (16–4–1) by a score of 4–2. After a rare loss the week before, BC clinched the top spot in
  • No. 17 Men’s Hockey Nets Shootout Win Over Friars
    By Jack Sinclair The Northeastern Huskies were barely hanging on to their fifth-place spot coming into the last weekend of February. The difference between them and sixth-place Providence came down to a 0.03 margin in the Hockey East Power Index. The Friars stole a game from the Huskies in Matthews Arena on Saturday, 4–2. The
  • Huskies Fall to Friars in Critical Matchup
    Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sadie Parker BOSTON — The Northeastern Huskies (9–7–2) fell to the Providence Friars (10–7–4) in the first half of a home-and-home series on Saturday evening at Matthews Arena. Providence was reeling after a tough 8–1 loss the week before, but outclassed the Huskies throughout. It was a disappointing game
  • Men’s Hockey Stumbles Against UMass Lowell
    Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — Down 3–1 with minutes left in regulation, the Northeastern men’s hockey team pulled netminder Connor Murphy to get an extra attacker on the ice and make their last offensive stand against UMass Lowell. That man advantage went about as well as the Huskies’ three power
  • Huskies Outlast Wildcats, Secure Sweep
    Story by Khalin Kapoor Photos by Sadie Parker BOSTON — In game two of a home-and-home series against the New Hampshire Wildcats (6–12–2), the Northeastern Huskies men’s hockey team (8–5–2) hung on to win a 5–4 thriller at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Aidan McDonough put the Huskies on his back once again, notching two
  • Men’s Hockey Declaws Wildcats
    By Khalin Kapoor DURHAM, NH — Coming off two tough losses last week, the Northeastern men’s hockey team looked like a different breed Friday night, notching a tough, physical, 6–2 road win over the New Hampshire Wildcats. Winger Aidan McDonough led the scoring with a hat trick of power-play goals, netminder Connor Murphy made 22 saves,
  • Northeastern Loses Battle of the Huskies
    Story by Rae Deer Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON  — For the Northeastern men’s hockey team, Friday night’s game against Connecticut was supposed to be one of redemption. Coming off of a 6–2 loss to No. 1 Boston College, they hoped to shake off the still-present rust from their three-week COVID hiatus.  However, the game proved
  • #1 Eagles Make Their Nest in Matthews
    Story by Rae Deer and Milton Posner Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — It was hard to know whether Tuesday night’s Northeastern–Boston College men’s hockey matchup was an attempt to recreate the Beanpot — which begins in the first week of February in non-pandemic years — or merely a resumption of the schedule Northeastern would have
  • Huskies Domesticate Wildcats, 7–0
    Story by Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — For most of the game, the Huskies weren’t headed for a blowout. Their first goal, skilled as it was, was a quick punch on the penalty kill. Their next two, both late in the second period, came on the man advantage. With