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Countdown: 27 Days ‘Til Dalhousie

Under four weeks until fans get their first look at the Massachusetts hockey team in their exhibition game against Dalhousie.  So with 27 days until then, we look at #27 for the Minutemen, sophomore Riley McDougall.  The Calgary native played in 29 games during his first year and, given how he finished the season, will likely appear in many games this coming season as well.

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Iacobellis Named UMass Hockey Captain; Nick Jenny Commits For 2016

The Massachusetts hockey team held its banquet this past Saturday where sophomore forward Steven Iacobellis was named captain for the 2015-16 season.  I can’t speak for his leadership in the locker room, but there’s no double he has been impactful when he’s been on the ice.  This past season the team was undefeated in games where he scored a goal.  He missed a couple games due to injury and I felt his absence as a playmaker was very noticeable.  I personally named him as my Underrated Player of the Year and  I think Iacobellis has made a good case for this selection in his two years in the maroon and white.

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