View From Section U: Winning While Inexperienced

Coming into this season it was understood that there might be some growing pains due to the fact that the Massachusetts hockey team was going to have to rely on their underclassmen so much and so soon.  The team lost a good chunk of its goal scoring with the graduation of last year’s seniors and it was known that the incoming freshmen would need to contribute right away while the sophomore class would have to build on their impressive freshman campaigns last year.  Not to mention, Frank Vatrano, technically a sophomore but really a freshman, would need to be the star that it was rumored he would be.