2012-13 News

Ninth Annual Friends of Merrimack Hockey Golf Tournament Set for Sept. 3
Online registration available - RSVP by Aug. 20 for guaranteed spot in shotgun-start scramble tournament!

2013-14 Men’s Ice Hockey Season Tickets On Sale Now
Order now to secure guaranteed seating for the 2013-14 Merrimack men's ice hockey season!

Recent Graduate Bigos Inks AHL Contract with Worcester Sharks
Former Warrior defenseman participated in San Jose Sharks Development Camp last week

Four Warriors Invited to NHL Prospect Camps This Week
Rising senior Mike Collins is one of four Warriors attending NHL Prospect Camps this week

Men's Hockey Recruit Chris Leblanc Drafted by Senators
Incoming Warrior recruit taken in sixth round - 161st overall - by Senators

#8 Top-10 Moments of 2012-13: Men’s Hockey Team’s Dramatic OT Win over BC
Home overtime win over Boston College voted No. 8 moment from 2012-13

Twelve Warriors Named to Hockey East All-Academic Team
Junior defenseman Tom McCarthy earned his third consecutive all-academic honor

Dennehy Unveils 2013-14 Men’s Hockey Schedule; Season Tickets on Sale Now
Frozen Fenway III, trip to Denver and bouts with national champion and runner-up highlight 2013-14 men's hockey slate

Former Warrior Karl Stollery Signs NHL Deal With The Colorado Avalanche
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Former Merrimack hockey standout Karl Stollery (Camrose, Alberta) has inked a one-year two-way NHL deal with the Colorado Avalanche. Stollery became the third Merrimack player in the last two seasons to sign a NHL deal.

Merrimack to Participate in Frozen Fenway III on Jan. 4, 2014
Merrimack will participate in Frozen Fenway III, battling Providence College on Jan. 4, 2014 in the program’s first-ever game at Fenway Park.

Former Warrior Joe Cannata Promoted To The Vancouver Canucks
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Former Merrimack College goalie, Joe Cannata (Wakefield, Mass.) has been promoted to the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL for the final two games of the regular season, as announced by the team on Wednesday.

Collins Named Team MVP at Banquet; 2013-14 Captains Announced
Heywood, Bly, Collins, Ellis are named team captains for next season

Mike Collins Named Second-Team All-American
Collins is the third Merrimack player to earn All-American honors in three seasons.

Collins And Heywood Named To New England All-Star Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey juniors Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) and Jordan Heywood (Regina, SK) were named to the New England All-Star Team as announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Collins Named First-Team Hockey East; Heywood Second-Team All-Star
Mike Collins is first Merrimack first-team forward in school history.

Dennehy to be Live on NESN between Hockey East Semifinals Friday
Merrimack head coach Mark Dennehy will be on NESN in between Hockey East Semifinal games Friday live from TD Garden.

Men's Hockey Drops 5-3 Decision at #18 BU, Eliminated in Hockey East Quarterfinals
The Warriors end the season 15-17-6 after suffering series sweep to the Terriers

Merrimack and Boston University Open Hockey East Quarterfinals Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Game 2 of the series will be televised by the Merrimack Sports Network on WBIN at 7 p.m.

Men's Hockey Blanked 3-0 at #18 BU In Quarterfinals; Game Two Set for Saturday
Game 2 will be televised live on WBIN Saturday at 7 p.m.

Merrimack Hockey "Join The Battle" Pre-Game Party Set For Friday At 5:30 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack Athletic Department will host a “Join the Battle” pre-game party on Friday at 5:30 pm in the North Shell at Agganis Arena before the Merrimack hockey team takes on the Boston University Terriers in the quarterfinal round of the Hockey East Tournament.

Bates, Collins and Dennehy To Be Live On ESPN New Hampshire This Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey juniors Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) and Shawn Bates (Ft. Saskatchewan, AB) and head coach Mark Dennehy will be guests on ESPN New Hampshire radio this week leading up to this weekend’s quarterfinal series with Boston University. Collins will be on air Wednesday at 1 p.m. while Bates will be on Thursday at 1 p.m. and Dennehy will be on Thursday between 3-6 p.m.

PLAYOFF CENTRAL 2013 - #6 Men's Hockey vs. #3 BU (March 15-17)
Click here for all the details on Merrimack's Hockey East playoff run!

Merrimack to Broadcast Game 2 of Hockey East Quarterfinals on WBIN
The Merrimack Sports Network will broadcast game two of the Hockey East Quarterfinals live on WBIN Saturday at 7 p.m. against Boston University.

Hockey Falls 3-0 to UMass in Regular Season Finale; Will Face BU in HEA Quarterfinals
AMHERST, MA – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Saturday night in their regular season finale at UMass by the score of 3-0. With the loss, Merrimack earned the six seed for the Hockey East quarterfinal round as they will take on the Boston University Terriers.

Hockey Still On As Scheduled Tonight; Special $5 Tickets Still Available!
Merrimack hosts UMass Friday on Fan Appreciation Night in what could be the final game at Lawler Arena this season.

Toomey Keeps Home Ice Hopes Alive with OT Winner; Merrimack Downs UMass 4-3
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack sophomore Connor Toomey (Billerica, Mass.) kept the Warriors' playoff hosting hopes alive with an overtime goal just 1:45 into the extra frame. Behind Toomey’s game-winner, the Warriors defeated the UMass Minutemen by the score of 4-3 in front of the home fans on Senior Night.

Ellis and Stewart To Be Live On ESPN New Hampshire On Thursday At 1:30 PM And 5:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior Brendan Ellis (Kelowna, BC) and associate head coach Glenn Stewart will be guests on ESPN New Hampshire radio on Thursday leading up to this weekend’s series with UMass. Ellis will be on air at 1:30 pm while Stewart will be on at 5:00 pm.

No. 10/12 River Hawks Sweep Weekend Series, Down No. 17 Men’s Hockey, 3-1
Bates tallies seventh goal of 2012-13 in 3-1 setback vs. UMass Lowell

#17 Hockey Visits #12/10 Lowell Friday; Hosts Lowell Sunday (4 p.m.) on CBS Sports Network
Two points separate the top six teams in Hockey East with four games left. Tickets remain for Sunday's home game at 4 p.m. against Lowell.

#12/10 River Hawks Explode in Third, Sink #17 Men's Hockey, 4-0, Friday at Tsongas
Warriors shut out for first time in 42 games in loss to River Hawks

Sam Marotta Named Hockey East Stop It Goaltender Of The Month For February
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Junior Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) was named the Hockey East Stop It Goaltender of the Month for February.

Heywood and Carr To Be Live On ESPN New Hampshire On Thursday At 1:30 And 6:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior captain Jordan Heywood (Regina, SK) and assistant coach Curtis Carr will be guests on ESPN New Hampshire radio on Thursday leading up to this weekend’s series with UMass Lowell. Heywood will be on air at 1:30 pm while Carr will be on at 6:00 pm.

#17 Hockey Visits #19 Boston University in Big Conference Showdown Tuesday
One point out of first and three points ahead of sixth-place BU, #17 Merrimack visits #19 BU Tuesday at 7 p.m.

#17 Merrimack Stumbles at #19 Boston University, 5-2; Remains One Point Out of First
BOSTON, MA. – Seventeenth-ranked Merrimack dropped its second-straight game, falling Tuesday night to #19 Boston University 5-2 in front of 2,953 fans at Agganis Arena.

#17 Merrimack Hosts #4 Boston College Sunday at 4 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network will go live from Lawler "College Game Day" style at 4 p.m. to show the country how loud Warrior fans are.

#17 Merrimack Falls In Overtime To #4 Boston College, 2-1
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The #17 Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Sunday afternoon by the #4 Boston College Eagles by the score of 2-1 in overtime as Quinn Smith scored the game-winning goal with 2:37 remaining in the extra period in front of a sold-out Lawler Arena.

Tickets For #17 Merrimack Vs. #4 Boston College Sold Out; Student Tickets Still Available
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey game on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 4:00 p.m. against #4 Boston College is sold out as announced by the Merrimack Athletic Department on Thursday morning. Student tickets are still available for the game that will be aired live on CBS Sports Network

Scotti, Heffernan And Dennehy To Be Live On ESPN New Hampshire This Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey freshman Vinny Scotti , senior John Heffernan) and Head Coach Mark Dennehy will be guests on ESPN New Hampshire radio this week leading up to Sunday's battle for first place at Lawler Arena against #4 Boston at 4:00 p.m.

Marotta Named Defensive Player of the Week; Hockey Ranked 17th Nationally
Sam Marotta was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week as first-place Merrimack moved to 17th in the national rankings.

#19 Merrimack and Providence Skate to 2-2 Draw; Scotti Nets Career-High Two Goals
PROVIDENCE, RI – Behind a career-high two goals from freshman Vinny Scotti (Vineland, NJ), #19 Merrimack and Providence skated to a 2-2 draw on Sunday afternoon at Schneider Arena. With the tie, Merrimack remains in sole possession of first place in the Hockey East with 27 points.

#19 Hockey Hosts #4 BC in First-Place Showdown Friday (7:30 p.m.); Warrior Fans Wear Gold
#19 Merrimack can move into for first place in Hockey East this late into the season for the first time in school history with a win over #4 BC Friday. Merrimack fans are encouraged to wear gold.

Toomey Lifts #19 Merrimack To First Place In Hockey East; Warriors Down #4 BC 2-1 in OT
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack sophomore Connor Toomey (Billerica, Mass.) scored the game-winning power-play goal with 31.7 seconds remaining in overtime to propel the #19 Warriors past #4 Boston College 2-1 in front of a sold out, 2,489 fans at Lawler Arena on Friday night. With the win, Merrimack now sits alone atop the Hockey East standings with 26 points.

Marotta And Carr To Be Live On ESPN New Hampshire Thursday At 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) and Assistant Coach Curtis Carr will be guests Thursday afternoon on ESPN New Hampshire radio leading up to Friday's battle for first place at Lawler Arena against #4 Boston at 7:30 p.m. Marotta will be on at 1:30 p.m. and Carr will be on at 5:00 p.m.

Collins, Heywood Named Hobey Baker Memorial Award Nominees
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey members Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) and Jordan Heywood (Regina, SK) have been named nominees for the 2013 Hobey Baker Memorial Award. The Hobey Baker is the most prestigious award for college hockey players.

#19 Merrimack Hockey Takes On #4 BC Friday; Limited Standing Room Tickets Available
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The #19 Merrimack men’s hockey team returns to Lawler Arena on Friday night at 7:30 pm for a first place showdown with #4 Boston College. The Warriors trail Boston College by one point for first place in the Hockey East standings.

#20 Hockey Hosts UMass Sunday at 4 p.m.; Tickets Remain Available
Fans are encouraged to arrive early due to possible limited parking and delays due to this weekend's blizzard. Kids fest will begin at 2:30 p.m.

#20 Merrimack Hockey Skates Past UMass, 4-2; Myers Nets Game-Winning Goal
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Warriors improved to 6-1-1 over their last eight contests with a 4-2 victory over the UMass Minutemen on Sunday afternoon at Lawler Arena. With the win, Merrimack is tied with UNH for second place in Hockey East with 24 points. The Warriors are just one point back of Boston College for first place in the standings.

Saturday’s Merrimack Hockey Home Game vs. UMass Moved to Sunday at 4 p.m.
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The 20th-ranked Merrimack men’s hockey game scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 against UMass has been postponed due to the impending snow storm. The game is scheduled to take place on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Lawler Arena.

Bates And Stewart To Be Live On ESPN Radio New Hampshire Thursday At 1:30 and 6 p.m.
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior Shawn Bates (Ft. Saskatchewan, AB) and Associate Head Coach Glenn Stewart will be guests Thursday afternoon on ESPN Radio New Hampshire leading up to Friday's road contest at #13 Boston University and Saturday’s home contest against UMass on NESN. Bates will be on at 1:30 p.m. and Stewart will be on at 6:00 p.m.

Collins Named Semifinalist For 2013 Walter Brown Award
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) is one of 16 semifinalists for the 2013 Walter Brown Award, given to the best American-Born hockey player in New England, as announced by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston on Tuesday.

Hockey Ranked 20th Nationally; Hussar, Marotta Players Of The Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team returned to the national polls Monday while Justin Hussar (Lancaster, NY) and Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, MA) were named Hockey East Players of the Week.

Special Locker Room Look-In Of Mark Dennehy's Pre Game Speech
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Check out NESN's live locker room look in of Head Coahc Mark Dennehy's pre game speech on Friday night before the Warriors took on Lowell.

Marotta Makes Career-High 51 Saves in Merrimack's 4-1 Win at #3/4 New Hampshire
DURHAM, NH – Behind a career-high 51 saves by Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) and a career-high two goals by junior Shawn Bates (Ft. Saskatechewan, AB), the Merrimack hockey team defeated the #3/4 UNH Wildcats by the score of 4-1 on Saturday night. The win marks the third straight win at the Whittemore Center for the Warriors.

Hockey Hosts #13/12 Lowell Friday (7 pm) on NESN; Merrimack Fans Wear Gold
Merrimack is set to host #13/12 Lowell Friday live on NESN in a battle of two teams tied for fifth. Please note the special 7 pm puck drop due to TV.

Marotta Nets Shutout In 1-0 Win at Sold-Out Lawler; Dennehy Gets 100th Career Win
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team defeated the #12/13 UMass Lowell River Hawks on Friday night in front of a sold-out Lawler Arena by the score of 1-0. Junior Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) made 25 saves in his third career shutout and second of the season.

Head Of The Class
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack junior Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) was featured in the Eagle Tribune on Thursday.

Bigos And Carr To Be Live On WGAM Thursday At 2:05 PM and 5:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey senior Kyle Bigos (Upland, Calif.) and Assistant Coach Curtis Carr will be guests Thursday afternoon on WGAM radio leading up to Friday's home game against the #12/13 UMass Lowell RiverHawks which will be aired on NESN at 7:00 p.m. Bigos will be on at 2:05 p.m. and Carr will be on at 5:00 p.m.

Mike Collins Named Hockey East Athletic Republic Player of the Month
Junior Mike Collins (Boston, MA) was named the Hockey East Athletic Republic Player of the Month for January.

Mike Collins Named Hockey East Co-Player Of The Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Junior forward Mike Collins (Boston, MA) was named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week Monday. Collins will share the award with Jon Swavely of Maine.

Merrimack Drops A 6-2 Contest To #4 UNH At The Verizon Wireless Arena
MANCHESTER, NH – Behind four unanswered Wildcat goals, the Merrimack hockey team was downed 6-2 on Saturday night at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH in front of a crowd of 6,605 people.

Hockey Hosts #4 UNH Friday at 7:30pm; Saturday's Rematch at Verizon Wireless Arena (5 pm)
With a 4-1-1 record in its last six league games, Merrimack takes on #4 UNH Friday night in the first of three meetings in nine days in three different venues.

Merrimack Takes Down #4 UNH 3-2 at Sold-Out Lawler; Collins Deposits Two Goals
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Behind a three-point night from junior Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.), the Merrimack hockey team defeated the #4 UNH Wildcats in front of a sold-out Lawler Arena on Friday night by the score of 3-2. With the win, the Merrimack senior class ties last year’s senior class for the most wins in school history.

WGAM To Host Merrimack Hockey Pregame Party Saturday At 2 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – WGAM will host a Merrimack hockey pregame party on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at Jillian’s in Manchester, NH before Merrimack takes on the #4 University of New Hampshire Wildcats at 5:00 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Center.

Bly And Dennehy To Be Live On WGAM Thursday At 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior Rhett Bly (Regina, SK) and Head Coach Mark Dennehy will be guests Thursday afternoon on WGAM radio leading up to Friday's home game against the #4 University of New Hampshire Wildcats. Bly will be on at 1:30 p.m. and Dennehy will be on at 5:00 p.m.

Jordan Heywood Named Hockey Humanitarian Award Nominee
Junior captain Jordan Heywood has been named one of 11 nominees for the BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award.

Sam Marotta Earns Hockey East Defensive Player Of The Week For Third Time
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Junior goaltender Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, MA) was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Monday.

Merrimack Holds On, Downs Maine 3-2 At Alfond; Collins Finishes With Three Assists
ORONO, ME – The Merrimack hockey team downed the Maine Black Bears on Saturday night by the score of 3-2 in front of 4,067 fans at Alfond Arena in the final meeting of the regular season between the two clubs. The win marks the first-time in school history that the Warriors recorded points on back-to-back nights at Alfond Arena.

Merrimack and Maine Skate To 1-1 Draw At Alfond Arena; Kolomatis Nets Lone Goal
ORONO, ME – The Merrimack hockey team skated to a 1-1 draw on Friday night in the first of two games on the weekend against the Maine Black Bears. Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) made a game-high 31 saves for the Warriors in the tie.

Hockey Heads to Orono for Pair of Games with Maine
ORONO, ME - Following a 6-0 win over Maine last Saturday, Merrimack rounds out its three-game set with the Black Bears Friday and Saturday night.

February 9 Televised Game Against UMass Moved To 4 P.M.
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Saturday, February 9 men’s hockey game against UMass on NESN at Lawler Arena has been pushed back to a 4:00 p.m. start.

Three-Goal Second Lifts Merrimack Over Maine, 6-0; Marotta Picks Up 2nd Career Shutout
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – A three goal second period propelled the Warriors to the 6-0 victory over the Maine Black Bears on Saturday night in front of 2,489 fans at Lawler Arena. Junior Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) made 30 saves in his second career shutout.

Hockey Returns Home; Hosts #8 BU Friday, Maine Saturday; Limited Tickets Remain
After a month away from Lawler Arena, Merrimack returns home for two big conference games against #8 BU Friday (7:30 p.m.) and Maine Saturday (7 p.m.)

Merrimack Falls 4-1 To #8 Boston University; Bigos Lone Warrior To Score
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Friday night by the #8 Boston University Terriers by the score of 4-1 in front of a sold out crowd at Lawler Arena. The Warriors outshot the Terriers 38-24 in the defeat, which also marked their biggest home loss since last season against Boston University.

Ellis And Stewart On WGAM Thursday At 2:15 PM and 6:00 PM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey junior assistant captain Brendan Ellis (Kelowna, BC) and associate head coach Glenn Stewart will be guests today on WGAM radio leading up to Friday's home game against the Boston University Terriers. Ellis will be on at 2:15 p.m. and Stewart will be on at 6:00 p.m.

Merrimack Announces 2013 Hockey Promotional Calendar
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the 2013 Merrimack College hockey Promotional Calendar* for the remaining nine regular season games at Lawler Arena.

Merrimack Hockey Alumni Game Set For February 9
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack hockey team will hold its annual alumni game on Saturday, February 9 before the Warriors take on the UMass Minutemen at 3:30 p.m.

Sam Marotta Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week
Junior goaltender Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, MA) was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week Monday.

Hockey Resumes Conference Play at Vermont Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
With just conference games remaining, Merrimack visits Vermont Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The game is televised live on the CBS Sports Network.

Merrimack Downs Vermont 4-1; Three Warriors Record Multi-Point Games
The Merrimack hockey team picked up the big 4-1 victory on Saturday night over the Vermont Catamounts in a game televised live on CBS Sports Network. The Warriors used two first-period goals and two third-period goals to finish off the season-series win over the Catamounts.

Saturday’s Hockey Game Televised Live on CBS Sports Network
Saturday’s Merrimack hockey game at Vermont will be televised live across the country on the CBS Sports Network at 7:30 p.m.

Stewart to have Number Retired by Quad City Friday
Associate Head Coach Glenn Stewart will have his number 18 retired on Friday by his former junior team Quad City.

Merrimack Drops 4-1 Contest to #12/13 Union on Second Day of Catamount Cup
BURLINGTON, VT – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Sunday afternoon by the Union Dutchemen by the score of 4-1. The Warriors allowed four third period goals in the defeat after entering the third with the lead.

Hockey Takes on Princeton, #13/12 Union at Catamount Cup Saturday, Sunday
BURLINGTON, VT - After an 18-day layoff, Merrimack is back on the ice Saturday against Princeton and Sunday against #13/12 Union at the TD Bank/Catamount Cup. Both games are at 4 p.m.

Merrimack and Princeton Skate to 2-2 Draw; Bates Nets Game-Tying Goal
BURLINGTON, VT – The Merrimack hockey team and Princeton skated to a 2-2 tie on Saturday afternoon at Gutterson Field House in the opening round of the 17th annual Sheraton/TD Bank Catamount Cup.

Hockey and Team Impact's Tim Burke Share Special Partnership During Holiday Season
Tim Burke from the Team Impact program and the hockey team continue their special partnership as the holidays approach.

Where Are They Now? - Madsen Continues to Overcome All Obstacles
NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. - After a season- and career-ending injury during his senior year Carter Madsen (Calgary, Alberta) has made many advances in his recovery, and also his professional career.

Hussar Named Pro Ambitions Co-Rookie of the Week
Justin Hussar was named the Hockey East Pro Ambitions Co-Rookie of the Week Monday.

Merrimack Hosts Army Tuesday on Armed Forces Night; Tickets Still Available
Merrimack concludes its pre-holiday schedule Tuesday night against Army at Lawler Arena. Tickets are still available for Armed Forces Night.

Merrimack Takes Down Army, 4-2; Hussar, Scotti Tally Goals
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Freshman Vinny Scotti (Vineland, NJ) came up with the biggest goal of his young career as he netted the game-winner with just over seven minutes to play as Merrimack defeated Army on Tuesday night at Lawler Arena by the score of 4-2. Merrimack improves to 12-0 against the Black Knights at home all-time.

Merrimack Defeated By US Under-18 Team; Nick Drew Makes First Collegiate Start
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team was downed on Saturday afternoon at Lawler Arena by the US Under-18 team by the score of 3-1. Freshman John Gustaffson (Ljungby, Sweden) was the lone Warrior to find the back of the net.

Hockey Hosts #20 Harvard Friday on WBIN/FCS; U.S. U18 Saturday on Chic Kelly Night, Postgame Skate to Folow
Merrimack hosts a pair of games this weekend, welcoming #20 Harvard to Lawler for the first time ever Friday at 7:30 and the U.S. Under-18 Team Saturday at 4 p.m.

Merrimack And Harvard Skate To Draw, 2-2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Despite being on the power play for the whole overtime period on Friday night, Merrimack and Harvard skated to a 2-2 tie in the Crimson’s first ever trip to Lawler Arena. Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) netted the game-tying goal in the second period for his eighth of the season.

Merrimack Hockey To Host Second Annual Chic Kelly Night On Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – On Saturday, Merrimack hockey will be playing host to the US Under-18 team at 4 p.m. inside Lawler arena. They will also be raising awareness and funding for the Friends and Family of Chic Kelly for the second straight year.

Hockey Picks Up Big Road Victory At Providence, 2-1; Christie Records First Career Goal
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Merrimack hockey team defeated the Providence Friars on Saturday night at Schneider Arena by the score of 2-1. Sophomore Josh Myers (Colorado Spring, CO) netted the game-winner for the Warriors in the third period.

Merrimack Hosts Providence Friday on Scout Night; Tickets Still Available
Merrimack continues a span of eight of ten games at home with a conference showdown with fourth-place Providence Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Merrimack Hockey Falls In Overtime To The Providence Friars, 3-2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Friday night in front of the home crowd of 2,227 people at Lawler Arena in overtime by the score of 3-2.

Merrimack Hockey Hosts Scout Night This Friday Against Providence
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – To honor boy scouts and girls scouts commitment to community service in the Merrimack Valley, Merrimack College Athletics is offering $5 tickets to all boy and girl scouts in uniform at the men’s hockey game on Friday, November 30 against Providence College. Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m.

Hockey Hosts Colgate Friday (4 p.m.) on WBIN and Fox College Sports; Free Skate to Follow
Following the Thanksgiving holiday, Merrimack will host Colgate in a non-conference matchup at 4 p.m. Friday. The game will be televised on WBIN and nationally on Fox College Sports.

Merrimack and Colgate Skate to 1-1 Tie; Collins Nets Team-high Seventh Goal
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team and the Colgate Raiders skated to a 1-1 tie on Friday afternoon in front of a sold out Lawler Arena. Junior Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) stayed hot for the Warriors, scoring the lone Merrimack goal on the afternoon.

Gustafsson Named Pro Ambitions Rookie Of The Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Freshman forward John Gustafsson (Ljungby, Sweden) was named the Pro Ambitions Rookie of the Week on Monday.

Merrimack Hockey Falls Just Short At #1 Boston College; Downed, 4-3
CHESTNUT HILL, MA – Three second period goals for the Warriors was not enough as the #1 Boston College Eagles downed Merrimack by the score of 4-3 in front of their home fans at Kelley Rink. Junior goalie Sam Marotta (Bridgewater, Mass.) made a career-high 38 saves in the losing effort.

Hockey Visits #1 Boston College for Hockey East Showdown Friday
The Merrimack hockey team concludes its pre-Thanksgiving schedule at #1 Boston College Friday at 7 p.m.

Two Third Period Goals Sink Merrimack Hockey in 3-1 Loss to UConn
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Tied at one entering the third period, the Merrimack hockey team was not able to defeat the UConn Huskies on their home ice, falling 3-1 in front of 2,084 fans at Lawler Arena. The Huskies scored two third period goals en route to their second victory of the season.

Hockey Hosts #12/11 BU Friday on WBIN; Connecticut Saturday; Limited Tickets Remain
Following a weekend sweep of #15 Northeastern, Merrimack is set to host #12/11 BU in a big league game Friday and future Hockey East foe UConn Saturday.

Merrimack Hockey Drops 3-1 Contest To #12/11 Boston University
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Friday night by the #12/11 Boston University Terriers 3-1 in front of a sellout crowd at Lawler Arena.

A Look Back at Homecoming Weekend
Courtesy of Atomic Lizard Services, here is a look back at a memorable Homecoming Weekend at Merrimack College.

Don “Toot” Cahoon to Serve as Broadcaster on Merrimack Sports Network
Former UMass head coach Don “Toot” Cahoon will serve as the color analyst on the Merrimack Sports Network this season.

Heywood Named Player of the Week; Hockey Named Team of the Week
Junior captain Jordan Heywood (Regina, SK) was named the Hockey East Athletic Republic Player of the Week Monday.

Four Unanswered Goals Lead Merrimack Past #15 Northeastern On Homecoming
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Junior forward Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) recorded his fourth straight multi-point game as the Warriors downed the #15 Northeastern Huskies in front of a sold out Lawler Arena on Homecoming. Collins recorded the game-tying goal in the second period and assisted on Jordan Heywood’s (Regina, SK) game winning tally in the third.

Hockey Takes on #15 Northeastern in Home-and-Home; at Lawler Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
After a three-point weekend against Vermont, Merrimack hockey is set to take on #15 Northeastern in a home-and-home series this weekend.

Merrimack Hockey Pours In Five Goals In Win At #15 Northeastern; Collins Records Third Straight Multi-point Game
BOSTON – Junior captain Jordan Heywood (Regina, SK) recorded his first career two-goal game, all in the first period, as the Merrimack hockey team picked up their first road conference win of the season on Friday night, downing the Northeastern Huskies, 5-2.

Merrimack Hockey's Little Brother
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - Merrimack College hockey's smallest teammate featured in the Eagle Tribune.

Merrimack Hockey Game On Saturday Pushed Back To A 7:30 PM Start
North Andover, MA – The Merrimack hockey game against the Northeastern Huskies on Homecoming this Saturday, Nov. 3 has been pushed back to a 7:30 p.m. start due to other events on campus. The game was originally scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m.

Mike Collins Named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week
Junior forward Mike Collins was named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week Monday.

Homeopening Weekend Highlights Against Vermont
Merrimack opened Lawler Arena with a win and tie over Vermont.

Merrimack And Vermont Skate To A 2-2 Tie; Collins Nets Two Goals
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Junior forward Mike Collins (Boston, Mass.) finished off his five point weekend for the Warriors with two goals on Saturday night in front of 2,317 fans at Lawler Arena. Merrimack came from behind in the third period for the second straight night to earn the point.

Hockey Hosts Vermont for Opening Weekend, Tickets Still Available for Friday & Saturday
After three weeks away from Lawler Arena, Merrimack hockey is set to host Vermont in the home opener Friday night at 7:30 pm. Tickets are still available.

Three Third Period Goals Spark Merrimack’s 6-3 Win Over Vermont; Heywood Nets Game-Winner
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Two three goal periods propel the Warriors to the 6-3 victory over the Vermont Catamounts on Friday night in front of 2,284 fans on opening night at Lawler Arena. Junior Rhett Bly (Regina, SK) led the way for the Warriors with one goal and two assists in the victory.

Merrimack to Honor Chris Serino Before Friday’s Game
Before Friday’s hockey home opener against Vermont, Merrimack will honor Chris Serino with a moment of silence.

Stewart on WGAM Thursday at 12:30; WGAM to Broadcast Live at Lawler Friday
Merrimack hockey associate head coach Glenn Stewart will be a guest this Thursday on WGAM radio leading up to Friday’s home opener against the Vermont Catamounts.

Hockey Takes on Fairbanks, Anchorage at Alaska Goal Rush This weekend
FAIRBANKS, AK - After a long day of travel Wednesday, Merrimack hockey takes the ice Friday night against Alaska-Fairbanks and Saturday against Alaska-Anchorage.

Merrimack Hockey Denied Victory Against Alaska Anchorage, 6-3
FAIRBANKS, AK – The Merrimack hockey team was defeated on Saturday afternoon by the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves despite scoring three third period goals, falling 6-3. Two of the Seawolves goals came on the penalty kill including one that came on a five minute power play for the Warriors.

Merrimack Hockey Falls 3-2 At The Hands Of The Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks
FAIRBANKS, AK – Three second period power play goals by the Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks was the difference as they downed the Merrimack Warriors by the score of 3-2 in the first round of the Brice Alaska goal rush tournament.

Hockey East Five Minute Major with Kyle Bigos
Hockey East spent five minutes with senior assistant captain Kyle Bigos.

Merrimack Mourns Passing of Former Hockey Head Coach Chris Serino
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack and college hockey community is mourning the loss of former men’s hockey head coach Chris Serino, who passed away after a lengthy bout with throat cancer Monday. He was 63.

#19 Merrimack Hockey Drops Hockey East Opener At Northeastern, 4-2
BOSTON, MA – The #19 Merrimack men’s hockey team fell behind 3-0 early in the opening period and they were unable to come back for the victory on Wednesday night at Matthews Arena against the Northeastern Huskies, falling by the score of 4-2.

#19 Hockey Opens Conference Play at Northeastern Wednesday
Following a 4-1 win at #5 Union Saturday, #19 Merrimack will open conference action at Northeastern Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

Hockey Ranked 19th Nationally; Marotta, Myers Players of the Week
The Merrimack hockey team returned to the national polls Monday while Josh Myers and Sam Marotta were named Hockey East Players of the Week.

Marotta, Myers Lead Merrimack to 4-1 Win over #5 Union on Opening Night
Josh Myers scored twice in the third , while Sam Marotta made 33 saves as Merrimack defeated 2012 Frozen Four finalist and fifth-ranked Union 4-1.

Hockey Opens 2012-13 Season at #5 Union; Listen Live on WGAM
SCHENECTADY, NY - Merrimack hockey is back. The Warriors will head to Frozen Four finalist Union to open the 2012-13 season Saturday at 7 pm.

Heywood, Collins, Dennehy on WGAM Radio This Week
Jordan Heywood, Mike Collins and head coach Mark Dennehy will be guests this week on WGAM Radio leading up to Saturday's season opener at #5 Union.

Hockey Golf Tournament On As Scheduled
The Merrimack hockey golf tournament will be played as scheduled today at Wyndham Country Club.

Hockey Announces Schedule Changes Due to Televised Games
Merrimack announced a number of schedule changes on Tuesday due to its television package for the 2012-13 campaign.

Twelve Hockey Games to be Televised; Seven Nationally, Most in Hockey East
Merrimack announced its television schedule for the 2012-13 hockey season Tuesday, which includes 12 games, eight of which are at home and seven of which are nationally-televised, most in Hockey East.

Volpe Athletic Center Groundbreaking Set for Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Merrimack College will officially break ground on the Volpe Athletic Center Expansion Project on Wednesday, September 12 at 4 p.m.

Hockey Individual Tickets On Sale Tuesday
Individual tickets to all Merrimack hockey home games will go on sale to the general public Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Merrimack Athletics Launches Ultimate Warriors Student Rewards Program
The Merrimack Athletics Department introduced the Ultimate Warriors Student Rewards Program--a program to reward student involvement in athletics--on Wednesday.

Dennehy, LeBlanc Named Associate Athletic Directors
Head Men’s Hockey Coach Mark Dennehy and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Monique LeBlanc were each promoted to Associate Athletic Directors as announced by Interim Director of Athletics Dean O’Keefe.

Merrimack Hockey Teammate Tim Burke on WEEI, NESN Wednesday
Tim Burke will appear on Dennis and Callahan on WEEI and NESN Wednesday at 6 a.m. and will be on Red Sox pregame with Tom Caron at 6 p.m.

Early Birds: In the dog days of summer, Merrimack College is ready for hockey
The Merrimack hockey team arrives to campus early to get ready for the upcoming season.

Hockey Announces 2012-13 Promotional Schedule; Mini-Plans Now Available
Merrimack announced its 2012-13 hockey promotional schedule Wednesday, while mini-plans beginning at $60 also went on sale to the public.

New Blue Line Club Membership Packages Now Available
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack College athletics department announced on Wednesday the release of new Blue Line Club membership packages for the 2012-13 hockey season.

Hockey Golf Tournament Set For September 28; Register Online
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack hockey program will host its annual Merrimack Hockey Golf Outing on Friday, September 27, 2012 at the Windham Country Club in Windham, NH.

Former Warrior Stephane Da Costa Inks New One-Year Deal With The Ottawa Senators
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Former Merrimack hockey standout Stephane Da Costa has inked a one-year two-way NHL deal with the Ottawa Senators. Da Costa became the first Merrimack player since Matt Foy in 2007-08 to play in the NHL.

How Junior Hockey Prepares Players For College And Beyond
Merrimack hockey sophomore Justin Mansfield (Arlington, Mass.) talks about how junior hockey prepared him for the rigors of the Hockey East.

Hockey Shines with League-Best 14 Selections on Hockey East All-Academic Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s hockey team had a school record 14 student-athletes receive Hockey East All-Academic Team accolades as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

Former Merrimack Captain Adam Ross Wins Gold at IIHF In-Line World Championships
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Former Merrimack hockey defenseman Adam Ross (Red Deer, AB) was a part of the gold medal winning Canadian national team at the 2012 IIHF In-Line World Championships held in Germany.

Season Tickets for 2012-13 Hockey Season on Sale Now
Season tickets for the 2012-13 Merrimack hockey season are on sale now.

Click to Listen to Mark Dennehy's Interview on WGAM
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack hockey head coach Mark Dennehy was a guest on Wednesday’s Hometeam radio show on WGAM.

Hockey Schedule Finalized; Merrimack Announces Radio Partnership with WGAM ‘The Game’
Merrimack has announced its complete 2012-13 hockey schedule, while also agreeing to a radio partnership with WGAM ‘The Game’ in New Hampshire to broadcast all regular season and playoff games.