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Huskies top BC to win Hockey East championship

Senior forward Grant Jozefek skates the puck through the neutral zone in NU's last game against BC at the Garden on Feb. 11.
Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor March 23, 2019

For the third time in the team’s history and the second time in four years, Northeastern won the Hockey East championship Saturday night at TD Garden with a 3-2 win over Boston College. Senior forward...

Kansas demolishes Northeastern in NCAAs

Junior guard Bolden Brace walks off the court in a Feb. 9 game against Elon.
Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor March 21, 2019

The Huskies were blown out in their opening-round NCAA Tournament game Thursday, as the Kansas Jayhawks tore the game open in the second half and ran away with the 87-53 win. The story of the game...

Occeus’ return from injury sparks tournament run

Junior guard Shawn Occeus exits the team bus with the CAA Tournament trophy in hand March 13.
Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor March 19, 2019

Shawn Occeus’ habit of matching up with the opponent’s top scoring threat, and often coming out on top, goes back to his high school playing days at Grandview Prep in Boca Raton, Florida. His junior...

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Jeremy Miller, Anthony Green and Jordan Roland celebrate the team's selection to the NCAA Tournament and matchup with Kansas on Thursday.
Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief March 18, 2019

They knew they were headed for the big dance late Tuesday night when they won the CAA championship and an automatic bid. But for these players, who grew up watching this tournament and came so very close...

Boston Calling may be losing local roots as it keeps growing

Boston Calling is marking its tenth iteration this year. The music festival has significantly grown in size since its inauguration in 2013.
Riana Buchman, news correspondent March 13, 2019

To the joy of some and dismay of others, the 10th Boston Calling Music Festival, which will be held from May 24 to May 26, boasts Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala and Travis Scott as its headliners. The...

Huskies punch NCAA ticket with win over Hofstra

Senior guard Vasa Pusica brings the ball up the court in the Feb. 2 game against Hofstra.
Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor March 12, 2019

The Huskies are going dancing for the first time since 2015 after they beat Hofstra 82-74 in the CAA championship game Tuesday to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Vasa Pusica, their standout...

Anderson wins Hockey East for Huskies in OT

Senior forward Kasidy Anderson makes a cut with the puck in a prior game against Vermont.
Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor March 10, 2019

For the second straight year, the Northeastern Huskies are Hockey East champions after Kasidy Anderson scored in overtime to beat Boston College, 3-2 Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island. NU (27-5-5)...

Northeastern’s Pitch, Please! wins a cappella quarters

Gayathri Raj performs with Pitch, Please! Jan. 18 at All-Cappella in Blackman Auditorium.
Christopher Kelly, news correspondent February 20, 2019

Northeastern's all-female a capella group Pitch, Please! took first place at the 2019 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, or ICCA, Northeast Quarterfinal at Berklee College of Music on...

NU ultimate grows with ‘spirit’ on the field

Multiple members of the club ultimate Frisbee team leap for the disc during a practice Feb. 16.
Joe Lantow, news correspondent February 20, 2019

At first glance, ultimate Frisbee seems like any other sport. Two teams of seven players line up on a field, each intending to score a point by getting the ball, or in this case, the disc, into the other...

LightView towers over Roxbury, bringing mixed reactions

Residents across Roxbury have mixed feelings about Northeastern's latest housing development, Lightview.
Laura Rodriguez, news correspondent February 20, 2019

Northeastern University is among the first to start Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s “Housing A Changing City: Boston 2030” initiative with the recent construction of LightView, a new residence hall...

NU outlasts BC to win second consecutive Beanpot

The Huskies crowd around captain Eric Williams as he lifts the Beanpot trophy after NU beat BC, 4-2 at TD Garden Monday night.
Marisa Goolgasian, news staff February 11, 2019

The DogHouse, spanning about 10 sections of TD Garden’s balcony, erupted as Northeastern captain Eric Williams triumphantly hoisted the iconic Beanpot trophy into the air for the second year Monday night....

Primeau vs. Oettinger: A goalie battle of quality vs. quantity

BU goalie Jake Oettinger skates off after the Huskies scored in overtime on their 49th shot. Oettinger's incredible 47 saves weren't enough.
Mike Puzzanghera and Sofie Kato February 4, 2019

As chants of “Oettinger! Oettinger! Oettinger, you suck!” rang down from the DogHouse Monday evening, one had to ask: Does he? NU fans already know just how good their sophomore goalie Cayden Primeau...

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