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Northeastern names Jeff Konya next athletic director

Northeastern names Jeff Konya next athletic director

January 11, 2018
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By Calli Remillard, sports editor Northeastern University named Jeff Konya as successor to athletic director Peter Roby, who will retire in June 2018 after spending more than a decade in the position. Konya, who most recently served as the athletic director at Oakland University in Detroit, has m...

Huskies regain momentum with weekend sweep

Huskies regain momentum with weekend sweep

December 6, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, sports editor The Northeastern men’s ice hockey team swept Merrimack College this weekend in a home-and-home series “Two points, as I’ve talked about a lot, are hard to come by in this league,” head coach Jim Madigan said of Friday night’s win. “One thing it doe...

Varsity Club Hall of Fame inducts class of 2017

Varsity Club Hall of Fame inducts class of 2017

November 20, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff The Curry Student Center Ballroom was teeming with Northeastern alumni exchanging pleasantries and congratulatory pats on the back as they gathered to celebrate the Northeastern University Varsity Club Hall of Fame Induction Nov. 9. The Hall of Fame Banquet has been h...

Huskies fight back to tie RIT 3-3

Huskies fight back to tie RIT 3-3

October 19, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff Northeastern University men’s ice hockey took to the road last weekend, heading to Rochester Institute of Technology and storming back from a three-point deficit to tie the home team 3-3 in front of a crowd of more than 8,000 spectators. After an entirely scorele...

Cayden Primeau: From a family of forwards to a life between the pipes

Cayden Primeau: From a family of forwards to a life between the pipes

October 19, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff As the son of former Philadelphia Flyers captain Keith Primeau and nephew of 15-year NHL player Wayne Primeau, it was no surprise when Cayden Primeau expressed his love for the game at a young age. With two NHL centers in the family and two older brothers, Chayse an...

Huskies take a weekend sweep over Sacred Heart

Huskies take a weekend sweep over Sacred Heart

October 12, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) men’s ice hockey team hosted Sacred Heart University (SHU) this weekend with back-to-back contests. The Huskies came out the other side with two wins under their belt to start off the season. Friday night’s game kicked off wi...

Speakers address media, artificial intelligence at commencement

Graduating seniors watch the commencement ceremony.

May 7, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff World-renowned journalist Christiane Amanpour urged Northeastern University graduates to recognize truth from lies amid the prevalence of “fake news” at the undergraduate commencement ceremony Friday. “Be the generation that changes this toxic brew of polariz...

A look back at the best sports moments of the 2016-17 seasons

Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

April 20, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff Northeastern University (NU) sports have always been known for their competitive demeanor and successful track record, and this past year was no different. From Frozen Fenway to the Head of the Charles Regatta, Northeastern’s 2016-17 teams saw a great deal of success. Bac...

Stevens, Kurker sign entry-level NHL deals

John Stevens (18) and Sam Kurker (10) have signed contracts with NHL teams this offseason. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

April 6, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey had a noteworthy senior class this season, with three players signing contracts with NHL teams. Assistant captain Zach Aston-Reese signed an entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins in March and, more recently, forwards ...

Q&A: Hobey Baker finalist Aston-Reese signs with Pittsburgh Penguins

Zach Aston-Reese leads the nation in points per game. / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

March 23, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff Zach Aston-Reese, the assistant captain for the Northeastern Huskies, signed a two-year entry level contract with the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins March 14. Aston-Reese is tied for the nation’s lead in points with 63 this season, and leads the nation in points per gam...

Men’s hockey falls to BU in Hockey East quarterfinals

Men's hockey falls to BU in Hockey East quarterfinals

March 17, 2017
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By Calli Remillard, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team swept the University of Connecticut (UConn) in the first round of the Hockey East tournament with two consecutive wins, but their season came to an abrupt end last weekend with two losses to Boston University (BU) in th...

Men’s puck drops finale

Men's puck drops finale

March 2, 2017
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by Calli Remillard, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) men’s hockey team finished eighth in the Hockey East standings after a weekend split at the University of Maine. After coming out on top with a heroic overtime win on Friday, the Huskies fell short to Maine with a 5-4 loss on Saturday...