Mike Cavanaugh

Men’s Hockey: Huskies still hopeful for a playoff run

Men’s Hockey: Huskies still hopeful for a playoff run

“We’ve just got to get better as a team. We have to coach better. We have to play better and find a rhythm,” head coach Mike Cavanaugh said. “I don’t think we’ve found our rhythm yet as a club and with 12 games left, we’re going to have to figure out a way to do that pretty soon.”

Men’s Hockey: Huskies hop back on Ice Bus, fall to RPI 5-2

Men’s Hockey: Huskies hop back on Ice Bus, fall to RPI 5-2

UConn (7-14-1) fell behind early, surrendering a goal to Chase Zieky during the fifth minute of the game. Zieky is one of three transfers recently added to this RPI team, and made them a much different team than the one UConn saw earlier in the season. After trading penalties in the 13th and 14th minutes, UConn and RPI (7-15) failed to capitalize, and the first period ended 1-0.

Men's Hockey: Three takeaways from a disastrous 4-0 loss to BC.

Men's Hockey: Three takeaways from a disastrous 4-0 loss to BC.

If you were wearing UConn gear at the XL Center on Thursday, odds are it just wasn’t your night. It wasn’t for the two fans that participated in the blue line challenge during the first intermission and came closer to hitting a spectator than the net.

Men's Hockey: Cavanaugh and Huskies welcome BC to Hartford

Last time out, the Huskies lost to the then No. 3, now No. 1, UMass Minutemen with a 7-4 final score. Freshmen remain the story of the season as rookie Kale Howarth scored the first two goals of his college career in the loss while classmate Ruslan Iskhakov dished out a career-high three assists.

Men’s Hockey: Freshman class making early-season impact

Men’s Hockey: Freshman class making early-season impact

We’re 10 games into the season and it’s time to check on the youngsters of the UConn men’s hockey team. The freshman class may have been the most talked about group before the Huskies even took the ice and they have been performing at a high level early in the season.

Men’s Hockey: ESTA, the Euro-Storrs Trade Agreement

Men’s Hockey: ESTA, the Euro-Storrs Trade Agreement

To what degree UConn men’s hockey coaching staff is apprised of international affairs, sanctions, tariffs and trade wars is unknown. As long as it doesn’t start cutting into the lucrative recruitment they have found abroad, it won’t really concern them. 

Men's Hockey: Pereira gets it done behind the bench and off the ice

Men's Hockey: Pereira gets it done behind the bench and off the ice

The Huskies’ associate head coach takes that hustle to their recruiting initiatives. When touted Russian newcomer Ruslan Ishakhov scores a crafty goal, or receives some Hockey East honors, just know the precursor was Pereira getting up at 3 or 4 a.m. every day for two months to make an international phone call to Moscow.

Men's Hockey: UConn Hockey Returns in Matchup with Army

Men's Hockey: UConn Hockey Returns in Matchup with Army

The UConn men’s hockey team kicks off their fifth season in Hockey East as they hit the road to take on the Black Knights of Army West Point. This is the first time the teams will square off since their meeting in the 2015-16 season that left the Huskies with a 2-0 loss in front of a home crowd.