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The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

The loss of a possible national title, two iconic NU leaders

George Barker, sports editor

March 23, 2020

Today should have been special. In fact, every single day of the past two weeks should have been life changing for the Northeastern women’s hockey team. In the end it was, but for the wrong reason. Today could have been a day of celebration for a recently crowned national champion. Instead, the...

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

Column: A tragic end to a historic Husky year

George Barker, sports editor

March 14, 2020

It had to be done, but that doesn’t make it any less crushing.  Sports is often our escape from reality when reality is particularly stressful, scary or frustrating. For perhaps the first time of our lifetimes, that escape is completely shutdown. The NBA was the first domino to fall, after Utah ...

[UPDATED] Tournament cancellations sweep the NCAA

[UPDATED] Tournament cancellations sweep the NCAA

George Barker, sports editor

March 12, 2020

As Coronavirus-related sports news sweeps across the country, the CAA announced in a press release that the 2020 CAA Women's Basketball Championship and the rest of the spring season was put on hold. Outside of the CAA, women's hockey's national tournament quarterfinal against Princeton was cancelled. Additionally,...

Huskies fall to Hofstra in CAA championship game rematch

Huskies fall to Hofstra in CAA championship game rematch

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

March 11, 2020

In a rematch of last year’s CAA championship game, the No. 6 seed Northeastern men’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed Hofstra last night in Washington D.C., 70-61. Before the championship game, the Huskies defeated Towson 72-62 and Elon 68-60. Despite their loss, the team showed the grit and en...

NCAA games, including postseason tournaments, will be played without fans

NCAA games, including postseason tournaments, will be played without fans

George Barker, sports editor

March 11, 2020

Earlier this evening, NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement detailing how the rest of the NCAA playoffs, including Norteastern’s women’s hockey’s national tournament games, men’s hockey’s Hockey East playoffs and women’s basketball’s CAA tournament games, would be played with...

No. 16 men’s hockey heads to playoffs after 2-1 victory over BU

No. 16 men’s hockey heads to playoffs after 2-1 victory over BU

Leah Cussen, news staff

March 10, 2020

After their Friday night shutout by Boston University, the Huskies finally stepped up to the challenge. In the second game of their home-and-home series on Saturday afternoon, Northeastern not only ended with a 2-1 victory, but a spot in the Hockey East playoffs.  Two of the three goals of the game were scor...

Shannon Todd: Her 1000th point and her final season

Shannon Todd: Her 1000th point and her final season

Niyati Parikh, news staff

March 9, 2020

Scoring 1000 points once is an amazing feat. Doing it twice during a basketball career, however, is tremendous. Number 14-wearing senior guard Shannon Todd did just that as she joined the 1000-point club on Feb. 21 against James Madison, making her the 22nd player in the NU women’s basketball program...

Mueller strengthens Patty Kaz case with dominant Hockey East title game

Mueller strengthens Patty Kaz case with dominant Hockey East title game

Mike Puzzanghera, news staff

March 9, 2020

Since her first skate on an NCAA rink, Alina Mueller has been a step above the rest. The Swiss international seems to always be on the ice, and appears to cover the entire rink when she is. She is an elite penalty killer, mans the point with prowess on the power play and makes her presence felt i...

Huskies take four of five at Snowbird Classic

Huskies take four of five at Snowbird Classic

Jordan Baron, news staff

March 9, 2020

After starting off the season in an atrocious manner, the Huskies have won seven of their last eight games, including four of five in the Snowbird Baseball Classic over Spring break. The Huskies (7-4) entered Port Charlotte riding the high of a three-game sweep of USF the weekend before, and were rea...

Women’s basketball hits .500 CAA record with final win against Hofstra

Women’s basketball hits .500 CAA record with final win against Hofstra

Niyati Parikh, news staff

March 9, 2020

Solidifying the No. 5 seed for the CAA tournament, the Northeastern women’s basketball team ended their 2019-20 regular play season on the road with a win against the Hofstra Pride, 62-54.  NU (13-16, 9-9 CAA) has now secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the tournament for five consecutive yea...

Pure dominance: No. 4 women’s hockey takes third-straight league championship with 9-1 win over UConn

Pure dominance: No. 4 women’s hockey takes third-straight league championship with 9-1 win over UConn

George Barker, sports editor

March 8, 2020

No. 4 Northeastern women’s hockey came onto the ice at Lawler Arena and proved what fans of the conference have been thinking all season: the NU Huskies are the best team in Hockey East. By virtue of a dominant 9-1 victory over UConn, Northeastern completed the Hockey East three-peat and have yet to...

No. 16 men’s hockey shutout by Boston University, 3-0

No. 16 men’s hockey shutout by Boston University, 3-0

Leah Cussen, news staff

March 7, 2020

In the first game of a home-and-home series against BU, No. 16 men’s hockey faced a 3-0 shutout by Boston University. As the Huskies cling to eighth place in Hockey East standings, only the second game of the series stands between them and the quarterfinals.  “We didn't respond well enough, so [it was...