2011-12 Men's Ice Hockey News

April 11, 2012
14 Corsairs Earn MASCAC Academic Hockey Honors
Fourteen members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team have earned Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference honors. Over half of the players on the Corsairs' roster were honored.

March 28, 2012
Mike Owens Named to Division II/III New England Hockey All-Stars
A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team has been named to the New England NCAA Division II/III All-Star Team. Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Winchendon School/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AJHL) is one of nine forwards and 18 players named to the team, which was chosen by a vote of coaches and media in the New England area.

March 26, 2012
Steve Ginand Makes USCHO All-Rookie Team
A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team has been named one of the top six rookies in the nation. Freshman defenseman Steve Ginand (Milford, MA/Northern Cyclones-AtJHL) is one of two defenseman on United States College Hockey Online's six-player Division III All-Rookie Team

March 16, 2012
Mike Owens is UMD's Third Hockey All-American
A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team has earned All-American honors. Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Winchendon School/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AJHL) has been named to the CCM American Hockey Coaches is a finalist for the award, named in memory of the longtime Bowdoin head coach. It honors the NCAA Division III National College Player of the Year and is presented by the American Hockey Coaches Association.

March 13, 2012
Mike Owens is One of 10 Finalists for the Sid Watson Memorial Award
BABSON PARK, MA-A member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team is a finalist for the prestigious Sid Watson Memorial Award. Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Winchendon School/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AJHL) is a finalist for the award, named in memory of the longtime Bowdoin head coach. It honors the NCAA Division III National College Player of the Year and is presented by the American Hockey Coaches Association.

February 28, 2012
Overtime Goal Sinks Corsairs in MASCAC Playoffs, 4-3
Matt Genovese scored on an odd man rush with 41 seconds remaining in the first overtime period to give host Salem State a 4-3 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team in their Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference semi-final playoff game at the Rockett Arena Tuesday evening.

February 27, 2012
Mike Owens Earns MASCAC Weekly Honors
NEW BEDFORD, MA -Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AtJHL) has been honored by the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference. Owens has been named MASCAC Hockey Player of the Week.

February 27, 2012
Hockey Visitis Salem State in MASCAC Semi-Finals
NEW BEDFORD, MA -The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team will hit the road for their second playoff game, traveling to Salem State to play the second-seeded Vikings in the semi-finals of the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference playoffs Tuesday evening. Face-off at SSU's Rockett Arena is set for 7:00 p.m.

February 27, 2012
Four Earn MASCAC Post-Season Hockey Honors
NEW BEDFORD, MA -Four members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team have earned Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference post-season honors.

February 25, 2012
Hockey Ousts Westfield State, 4-2
NEW BEDFORD, MA-Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AtJHL) scored three goals and junior goaltender Ryan Williams (Milton, ON/ Huntsville Otters-OPJHL) made 34 saves to lead the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team to a 4-2 victory over visiting Westfield State, in their Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference quarter-final playoff game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Saturday.

February 24, 2012
Hockey Begins Quest for NCAA Playoff Berth
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA -For the second time in three years, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team will begin post-season play against Westfield State. The Corsairs will host the Owls in the quarter-final round of the MASCAC playoffs Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Stephan Hetland Ice Arena in New Bedford, MA.

February 23, 2012
Two are Semi-Finalists for the Joe Concannon Award
BOSTON, MA - Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team are among a group of 18 semi-finalists for the award presented annually to the top American born hockey player in New England in the NCAA Division II or III ranks.

February 21, 2012
Hockey Blanks Framingham State, 6-0
NEW BEDFORD, MA - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team defeated visiting Framingham State, 6-0, in the final Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season game for both teams at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Tuesday evening.

February 18, 2012
Hockey Blanked at Plymouth State, 2-0
PLYMOUTH, NH -Host Plymouth State goals late in the second and third periods and Jack Astedt made 24 saves as the Panthers defeated the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team, 2-0, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Hanaway Rink Saturday evening.

February 16, 2012
Hockey Outscores Fitchburg State, 8-4
FITCHBURG, MA – Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AtJHL) score three goals and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team scored five unanswered goals late during a span of just over eight minutes spanning the end of the first period and the start of the second period and outscored host Fitchburg State, 8-4, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Wallace Civic Center Thursday evening.

February 11, 2012
Hockey, Westfield State Play 1-1 Overtime Tie
NEW BEDFORD, MA - Sophomore goaltender Eddie Davey (Orangeville, ON/Abitibi Eskimos-NOJHL) made 48 saves and Westfield State tied the game with a third period power play goal as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team and the visiting Owls played a 1-1 overtime tie in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Saturday.

February 9, 2012
Salem State Special Teams Sink Hockey, 6-1
NEW BEDFORD, MA -Visiting Salem State scored three shorthanded goals and two power play goals and defeated the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team, 6-1, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Thursday evening.

February 2, 2012
Hockey Edged at Worcester State, 3-2
AUBURN, MA -John Cahalane scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period and Bryan Kalczynski made 31 saves to lead host Worcester State to a 3-2 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Horgan Arena Thursday evening.

January 31, 2012
Hockey Wins at Stonehill, 6-3
FOXBORO, MA - Senior forward Rob Dudley (Douglas, MA/Middlesex School) scored three goals, sophomore goaltender Ben Vandervies(Hanna, AB/Kelowna Rockets-KJHL) made 21 saves and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team scored three power play goals in a 6-3 victory over host Stonehill in a non-conference game at the Foxboro Sports Center Tuesday evening.

January 30, 2012
Williams, Ginand Earn MASCAC Weekly Honors
BUZZARDS BAY, MA- Two members of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team have been honored by the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference.

January 28, 2012
Hockey Rolls at Framingham State, 6-2
FRAMINGHAM, MA -The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team scored four goals in the first period and went on to defeat host Framingham State, 6-2, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Loring Ice Arena Saturday evening.

January 26, 2012
Hockey Downs Plymouth State, 3-2
NEW BEDFORD, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team defeated visiting Plymouth State, 3-2, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Thursday.

January 21, 2012
Fitchburg State Downs Hockey, 4-2
NEW BEDFORD, MA -The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team lost to visiting Fitchburg State, 4-2, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Saturday.

January 19, 2012
Hockey Races Past Westfield State, 5-3
WESTFIELD, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team built a 4-1 lead after two periods and went on to defeat host Westfield State, 5-3, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Amelia Park Arena Thursday evening.

January 17, 2012
Early Lead Gives Salem State Decision Over Hockey
SALEM, MA -Host Salem State broke a scoreless tie with a pair of second period goals and went on to defeat the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team, 3-1, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Rockett Arena Tuesday evening.

January 17, 2012
Ginand Brothers Share Hockey Skills-Boston Globe
BOSTON, MA-Steve Ginand of Milford keeps in touch with his older brother Ryan via Skype, and the two keep track of each other's point totals over the Internet.

January 16, 2012
Ryan Williams Earns MASCAC Hockey Honors
BUZZARDS BAY, MA-Junior goaltender Ryan Williams (Milton, ON/Huntsville Otters-OPJHL) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team has been honored by the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference.

January 14, 2012
Hockey Runs Away from Salve Regina, 7-2
PORTSMOUTH, RI-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team scored six goals in each of the final two periods and defeated host Salve Regina, 7-2, in a non-conference game at the Portsmouth Abbey Arena Saturday.

January 12, 2012
Hockey Downs Worcester State, 4-1
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA -The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's top line accounted for all four goals as the Corsairs defeated visiting Worcester State, 4-1, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Thursday evening.

January 9, 2012
Steve Ginand Earns MASCAC Hockey Honors
BUZZARDS BAY, MA- Freshman defenseman Steve Ginand (Milford, MA/Northern Cyclones-AtJHL) has been honored by the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference. Ginand has been named MASCAC Hockey Player of the Week.

January 7, 2012
Hockey Defeats Babson In OT, 2-1
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Freshman defenseman Steve Ginand (Milford, MA/Northern Cyclones-AtJHL) scored on an odd-man rush 3:02 into overtime to lift the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team past visiting Babson, 2-1,in a non-conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Saturday.

December 12, 2011
Ryan Williams Shares MASCAC Goaltending Honors
BUZZARDS BAY, MA-University of Massachusetts Dartmouth junior goaltender Ryan Williams (Milton, ON/Huntsville Otters-OPJHL) has been honored by the in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference.

December 10, 2011
Hockey Thumps Framingham State, 9-4
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Senior forward Mike Owens (South Boston, MA/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AtJHL) netted a hat trick as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team defeated visiting Framingham State, 9-4, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Saturday.

December 8, 2011
Overtime Goal Sinks Hockey at Plymouth State
PLYMOUTH, NH-Alex Cobble scored 1:17 into overtime to give host Plymouth State a 3-2 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at Hanaway Rink Thursday evening.

December 3, 2011
Third Period Rally Lifts Hockey at Fitchburg State
FITCHBURG, MA-Junior forward Dave McDonald (Wakefield, MA/Valley Jr. Warriors-EJHL) and freshman forward Cody Gut (Chichester, MA/Boston Jr. Bulldogs-AtJHL) scored twice within 1:20 early in the third period and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team held on to defeat host Fitchburg State, 3-2, in a Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference game at the Wallace Civic Center Saturday.

December 1, 2011
Hockey Downs Westfield State, 5-2
NEW BEDFORD, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team defeated visiting Westfield State, 5-2, in a non-conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Tuesday evening.

November 26, 2011
Hockey Rallies to Win at Connecticut College, 6-4
NEW LONDON, CT-Junior forward Dave McDonald (Wakefield, MA/Valley Jr. Warriors-EJHL) scored the game-winning goal with 3:06 remaining and sophomore goaltender Ben Vandervies (Hanna, AB/Golden Rockets-KJHL) made 36 saves to lead the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team to a 6-4 victory over host Connecticut College in a non-conference game at Dayton Arena Saturday.

November 22, 2011
Hockey Falls to Wesleyan, 5-2
NEW BEDFORD, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team lost to visiting Wesleyan, 5-2, in a non-conference game at the Stephan Hetland Memorial Ice Arena Tuesday evening.

November 19, 2011
Hockey Rallies to Tie Salem State, 3-3 in OT

November 15, 2011
Hockey Wins At Worcester State, 3-1

November 12, 2011
Late Rally Falls Short for Hockey Against UMass Boston

November 9, 2011
Hockey Wins Opener at Becker, 7-3

November 7, 2011
Hockey Set to Open Season

November 4, 2011
Hockey Picked Third in MASCAC Pre-Season Poll