• Northeastern clips BC’s wings, sweep season series
    BOSTON — For a Northeastern team that had just scratched and clawed to an ugly 3-2 win in OT against BC on Friday, a dominant win was needed Saturday in the series finale.  And the Huskies delivered, scoring three first period goals and not looking back en route to a commanding 5-1 victory over the
  • 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
  • In battle of top league opponents, Northeastern and UConn hang tight for tie
    BOSTON — The similarities between Uconn and Northeastern are staggering. The teams both find themselves near the top of the Hockey East conference, with winning percentages that are nearly identical. They boast the first and second overall goaltending teams in the nation, top ten penalty kills, and middle-of-the-shot offenses. The two teams are within a
  • Despite sloppy play, resilient Huskies earn two OT wins over UNH
    BOSTON — The theme of the weekend was physicality, penalties, and resilience for Northeastern, who came away with a 3-2 overtime win at UNH on Thursday, before winning the second meeting 4-3 in overtime on Sunday.  The two games featured 14 penalties, two overtime game-winners, and 122 minutes of intense Hockey East play — but
  • Huskies’ bottom six leads the way to complete the series sweep against Merrimack
    BOSTON — After a dominant 4-0 win over Merrimack Friday night, the Huskies returned home Saturday to complete the sweep of the Warriors in goaltender Paige Taborski’s first career start at Matthews Arena. Merrimack, looking for their fifth Hockey East win of the year, came out of the gates hungry, as less than a minute
  • 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
  • Early scoring surge propels Huskies over UNH in nail-biter
    BOSTON — Friday featured a pivotal Hockey East matchup where the New Hampshire Wildcats visited Matthews Arena, battling for sole possession of third place in the conference. Despite the preseason polls that placed UNH at eighth in the conference, this group has exceeded expectations this season. Though the game was expected to be low scoring
  • Huskies’ defense stifles Harvard to advance to Beanpot final at TD Garden
    ALLSTON — On a snowy Tuesday night, Northeastern and Harvard would face off in a game to determine who would have the chance to play in TD Garden and make women’s Beanpot history. Facing a three-win Harvard squad on their home ice, the Huskies secured a 1-0 victory over the Crimson in a matchup that
  • Huskies out duel Crusaders to win season series
    WORCESTER —  After Katy Knoll slammed the door on Yale earlier in the week in overtime, Northeastern traveled to Holy Cross Friday with a chance to increase their winning streak to five games and notch their first Hockey East win of 2024. This time, it wasn’t an individual effort in the face of a dominant
  • Knoll’s overtime heroics lift Huskies to thrilling comeback win over Yale
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — As the puck beamed onto Katy Knoll’s stick while she glided into the attacking end, one thought flashed through her head: Do whatever it takes to get a shot on net.  Earlier in overtime, Knoll had been 1-on-0 with Yale goaltender Pia Dukaric, only to fumble the backhand off her stick
  • Behind late comeback, Huskies close first semester on a high note
    BOSTON — The Huskies’ up-and-down first semester was marked by moments of growth, stagnation, frustration, and resilience — and their final game of 2023 was a microcosm of each. After surviving some rocky moments throughout Friday’s contest against Boston University, Northeastern did just enough to put things together late: behind freshman Ella Blackmore’s game-tying goal
  • ‘We’re in a great spot right now.’ Northeastern’s momentum builds with big win over Providence
    BOSTON — Coming off one of their biggest wins of the season against Boston College three days earlier, Northeastern looked to build on their positive momentum against Providence — whom they split their first two matchups of the season with. They came out on top with a 4-2 dominant win at Matthews Arena, finally beginning
  • Northeastern downs No. 14 Boston College in Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER — Northeastern made the trip up to Gloucester, Massachusetts for a neutral site game against Boston College in celebration of the town’s 400th anniversary. The Huskies needed to bounce back after dropping a disappointing game at UVM the prior Tuesday, and the 14th overall Eagles stood in their way. Changes needed to be made.
  • Huskies’ offense finally springs to life in dominant win over Providence
    BOSTON — On the heels of back-to-back shutout losses against UConn last weekend, Northeastern returned to Matthews Arena on Friday in dire need of a scoring outburst. In an emphatic 6-1 victory over Providence on Friday night, the offense finally came to life. “Our chemistry is getting better over the games, and [we’ve] kept our
  • ‘Really disappointed’: Process looks better, but results are the same as Northeastern is shutout by UConn for second straight night
    After suffering a shutout loss to Uconn in their home building on Friday night, Northeastern entered Saturday’s rematch at Toscano Ice Forum in dire need of a better outcome.  Instead, Northeastern fell short yet again, falling 1-0 on Saturday to the same opposing Huskies in heartbreaking fashion. The loss was Northeastern’s fifth shutout in their
  • 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
  • Led by Anderson’s heroics, Northeastern returns to win column with victory over Holy Cross
    When the dust settles on Northeastern’s season five months from now, few will think back to Saturday’s victory against an inferior Holy Cross squad, staged at the echo-filled Hart Center. But after getting shutout in three of their past four games — including against this same Crusaders opponent one night earlier — the Huskies needed
  • Huskies woes continue as they fall in OT against Holy Cross
    BOSTON — In their first game back from the Icebreaker Tournament, Northeastern hosted Holy Cross in what turned out to be an extremely tight matchup. Neither team could find the back of the net in the first 60 minutes of play, but the Crusaders ultimately broke the deadlock with a powerplay goal to win it
  • Ice Ice baby: Northeastern shutout by St. Cloud State in opener, but salvage weekend split at Icebreaker Tournament
    Coming off an upset loss to Merrimack last Friday, No. 10 Northeastern was in need of a rebound performance this weekend at the Icebreaker Tournament, which was held at the recently-opened Maritime Family Arena on Sacred Heart’s campus.  Facing two unfamiliar opponents over the span of 24 hours, the Huskies came away with a split:
  • Northeastern blanks BU, sweeps tight weekend series
    Less than 24 hours after a back-and-forth game saw Northeastern win 4-1, they returned to the familiar confines of Matthews Arena for a second match against the Boston University Terriers on Saturday. It was another game that saw plenty of action on both sides, but after 60 minutes, it was the Huskies who came away
  • After shaky start, Northeastern bounces back to spoil BU’s season opener
    BOSTON — Northeastern got outskated, outworked, and outplayed for the first 40 minutes of Friday’s game at Walter Brown arena.  And yet they ended up coming away with a 4-1 victory over the Boston University Terriers to open Hockey East action.  “We knew we were going to see a fast and gritty BU team,” said
  • Northeastern pushed by LIU, but earns weekend sweep behind two shutout victories
    After splitting their opening-weekend series against No. 11 Penn State, Northeastern looked to reset down in Long Island with a matchup against the Sharks, a team the Huskies’ had a clear talent edge over on paper.  Though LIU hung tight with Northeastern and kept both games close, the Huskies came away with shutout victories in
  • In one collision, hockey was taken from Kristina Allard. After a year watching from the bench, she is ready to take it back
    It was the ninth game of Kristina Allard’s college career, and the New Hampshire native had family and friends on hand at the Whittemore Center for her first-ever meeting against her home-state team, UNH. She never could have imagined how that game would change the course of her hockey career. During her standout prep career
  • Four takeaways from Northeastern’s opening-weekend split with Penn State
    BOSTON — For the past five years, this weekend’s series split with Penn State would have been a major disappointment for Northeastern. But for this season’s retooling squad? Growing pains are to be expected. Perfection is no longer the measuring stick, and the Huskies won’t demolish opponents every night on pure talent alone. Opening the
  • 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
  • Women’s Hockey Preview: New-look Huskies reload, but expectations remain high
    Six-straight Hockey East Championships. Three-straight Frozen Four appearances. One NCAA Championship game appearance. Two Beanpots. Six years of unprecedented dominance. That is what Northeastern women’s hockey has provided rabid Husky hockey fans in recent times. This season, things look a little different. Gone are the familiar faces of Alina Müller, Chloé Aurard, and Maureen Murphy,
  • Women’s hockey offseason tracker: Updates on signings, transfers, and more
    Welcome to the 2023 women’s hockey offseason live tracker! With Northeastern’s 669 career point top line departing, and some other key depth pieces, the future of Northeastern’s dynasty is uncertain. WRBB Sports will be looking into transfer portal movement, news, and future careers throughout the offseason.  April 5: Kate Holmes to play graduate year at
  • Huskies fall short of title game, Ohio State shutout ends their season 
    DULUTH, Minn. — Northeastern knew it would face its toughest opponent yet in the top-seeded Ohio State University, as they hunted for an upset to reach the NCAA finals. Ultimately, OSU outplayed Northeastern in every aspect of gameplay, easily routing the Huskies 3-0 and marking the Buckeyes’ second consecutive championship appearance. The game was in
  • In third straight Frozen Four appearance, can Huskies take down powerhouse Ohio State?
    Riding high from their recent win over No. 4 Yale, No. 5 seeded Northeastern will make their third consecutive Frozen Four appearance Friday against the top-ranked team in the nation, Ohio State. The Buckeyes have maintained their No. 1 ranking since late November, and shape up to be Northeastern’s toughest opponent this season on paper.
  • Huskies prove worth on national stage, defeat Yale to return to third straight Frozen Four
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — After steamrolling through the regular season Hockey East slate, Northeastern proved they belong in the upper echelon of women’s hockey nationally with their definitive 4-1 against Yale in the NCAA quarterfinals on Saturday.  The matchup was a perfect example of the level of spectacular hockey played between two of the best
  • Dogfight in New Haven: Northeastern looks to take down Yale in quest for Frozen Four berth
    By Emma Sullivan and Khalin Kapoor  At last, the dance has begun.  For the sixth straight season, Northeastern is looking to make a deep run in the NCAA tournament. This year’s bracket is stacked, and the No. 5 Huskies will travel down to New Haven, Connecticut, to face off against No. 4 Yale on Saturday.
  • Six-peat complete: Northeastern defeats Providence for the Hockey East Tournament title
    BOSTON — It was almost too perfect. In their final game at Matthews Arena, Northeastern’s graduate student top line of Chloé Aurard, Alina Müller, and Marueen Murphy led their team to a sixth-straight Hockey East championship. Murphy finished with three assists and Müller and Aurard notched a goal and an assist apiece, as the Huskies
  • Huskies down BC in semifinal as Müller surpasses Coyne as program’s all-time leading point scorer
    Northeastern entered Wednesday evening’s Hockey East Semifinal matchup the clear favorite against Boston College, riding a nineteen game winning streak and ranked fifth in the country. The Eagles had only scored one goal against Gwyneth Philips in their four previous meetings this season, giving the Huskies the edge.  After a hard-fought matchup between the familiar
  • Müller makes history to advance Huskies to Hockey East semifinals
    BOSTON — After a stunning upset over Boston University in the Hockey East playoffs opening round, Merrimack headed to Matthews Arena to take on No. 5 Northeastern in the quarterfinals. The matchup was a gritty and physical one, the Huskies ultimately coming out on top, with their 5-1 victory highlighted by an Alina Müller hat
  • Huskies take home 30th season win with shutout on Senior Night
    BOSTON — Saturday was an emotional night at Matthews Arena, but one also full of happiness for the Northeastern women’s hockey team, as they won 4-0 over Boston University on home ice to finish the regular season. “Obviously excited for our seniors to send them out in their last regular season game,” said Northeastern head
  • Huskies’ top line heroics, special teams shut down BU
    BOSTON — Riding high off their recent Beanpot win, Northeastern entered Friday’s matchup with Boston University with high hopes. In their second meeting with the Terriers in under two weeks, the Huskies looked strong as ever. They exited Walter Brown Arena with an ever-growing 17-game winning streak, beating BU 5-1. The first period of play
  • Queens of it all: Northeastern downs BC for Beanpot title victory
    CHESTNUT HILL — It’s been said countless times that the 44th annual Beanpot tournament was Northeastern’s to lose.  They had the top national ranking of the four competing schools, the highest scoring offense, a dynamic defense, and a goaltender who has been borderline unstoppable. All of that left the Huskies with high expectations put on
  • Late-game heroics from Thompson, Mariano power Northeastern to 15th-straight victory
    Playing for the first-time at newly-opened Toscano Family Ice Forum, Northeastern traveled to Storrs, CT to play No. 15 UConn. UConn put up a fight, but after a late-third-period equalizer, the visiting Huskies were able to squeak out a 3-2 overtime victory. Northeastern did not start the game off nearly as strong as they would
  • Top dogs once more: Northeastern defeats BU en route to Beanpot title game
    CHESTNUT HILL — Well that was a lot better than last year.  After losing to Boston College in the Beanpot semifinals in 2022, Northeastern was looking to get back in the title game in the 44th Annual Beanpot, and back into the title game they’ll go, thanks to a 4-1 victory over Boston University at
  • Beanpot preview: Northeastern expected to roll, but don’t overlook feisty Terriers
    The last time the Beanpot was played at Conte Forum, it did not go well for Northeastern.  Back in 2018, the Huskies were unable to record a single win in the event, dropping the opener 5-2 to Boston College before losing out in the consolation match 4-3 against Harvard.  Now in 2023, it’s no secret
  • Chloé Aurard’s big night powers Huskies to victory over New Hampshire
    BOSTON — Chloé Aurard’s empty net, short-handed goal in the third period sealed Northeastern’s 4-1 win over New Hampshire at Matthews Arena on Thursday, and capped off an impressive two-goal showing for the Huskies’ graduate student forward. “We focused on getting it out of the zone first because obviously it’s a 6-on-4, so we couldn’t
  • Müller makes history as Huskies prevail in crusade against Holy Cross
    BOSTON — Alina Müller is the all-time leading point scorer in Hockey East history.  Northeastern can finish no worse than first in conference play by the conclusion of the regular season for a fifth-straight season.  In other words, it was just another Friday night at Matthews arena for a Huskies program that has seen so
  • Northeastern chips through Merrimack’s brick wall to claim 10th straight win
    NORTH ANDOVER — For the first time this semester, Northeastern hit the road, taking a short trip up to Merrimack in the first leg of their double-travel weekend. With Northeastern already defeating the Warriors twice this season — and only falling to them once in program history — the Huskies were heavily favored to win.
  • Murphy’s 100th goal, Poulin-Labelle’s 100th point highlight Huskies’ dominant win over Maine
    BOSTON — Northeastern faced off against Maine in a dramatic showdown at Historic Matthews Arena on Saturday night. The Huskies, riding an eight-game winning streak and coming off a gritty overtime win over Boston College Friday night, were looking to continue their dominance on home ice, while the Black Bears were looking to break out
  • Aurard’s overtime goal over BC extends Huskies’ winning streak to eight
    BOSTON — After sweeping their series with Boston College earlier in the season, Northeastern had their sights set on a perfect record for the year against the Eagles. The only problem was that it meant getting by graduate student goalie Abigail Levy. And Levy was fully committed to making the Huskies work for their victory. 
  • Huskies shut out rival Terriers in triumphant return
    BOSTON — After a month-long break, Northeastern took to the ice at Matthews Arena revived and energized to take on cross-town rival Boston University.  With the Terriers fresh off a tough loss to Holy Cross at Frozen Fenway and the No. 7 Huskies carrying a six-game win streak into the matchup, the home team was
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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,”
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • ‘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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
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  • Müller Sets Program Assist Record as Huskies Wallop Warriors to Advance to Hockey East Semis
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  • Huskies’ 20-Game Unbeaten Streak Ends with Loss to UVM
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  • After a Rough Start, Huskies Rebound to Beat BU 6-3
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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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  • Huskies Defeat Cornell, Head Into 2022 With Unbeaten Streak of 15
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  • Northeastern Thoroughly Thrashes Tigers at Princeton University
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