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Colonials comeback falls short against American International

The Robert Morris Men's hockey team stands in unison at the blue line during the playing of the National Anthem at Colonials Arena.

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Editor

January 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Despite a valiant comeback, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (9-11-3, 9-7-3 AHA) dropped their Friday night matchup against last season’s conference champion, the American International College Yellow Jackets (12-11-1, 12-5-1 AHA). In the first period, not much action ...

Defensive core leads offense in 5-1 win over Mercyhurst

The Robert Morris Men's hockey team stands in unison at the blue line during the playing of the National Anthem at Colonials Arena.

Nathan Breisinger, Contributor

January 19, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- After splitting the prior two matchups this week, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (9-10-3, 9-6-3 AHC) defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers (5-16-1, 3-12-1 AHC) 5-1 thanks to a strong offensive effort from the blueline. After being held without a goal during even-strength play on Friday n...

Men’s hockey finishes off weekend with a perfect 6 points

PITTSBURGH -- The men's hockey team stands for the national anthem against Bowling Green on 10/12/18 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

Owen Krepps, Contributor

October 12, 2019

PITTSBURGH-- The Robert Morris men’s hockey team (2-2, 2-0 AHA) has a six-point head start on AHA play as they defeated Bentley (0-2, 0-2 AHA) Saturday afternoon 4-1. Special teams were the true storyline for the Colonials, as they went nine for nine on the penalty kill as well as having two power...

Preview: Colonial open season against Michigan Tech

The Robert Morris men's hockey team discusses a play during a game against Niagara Nov. 2, 2018. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Adam Melluso, Contributor

October 5, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men's hockey team (0-0) will look to start their next chapter in NCAA Division I hockey off on the right foot as they take on WCHA powerhouse Michigan Tech (0-0) in a back-to-back weekend series to kick off the 2019-20 campaign at Colonials Arena on Saturday night ...

Preview: Men’s hockey positioned to surprise in Atlantic Hockey

Photo Credit: David Auth

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Editor

October 3, 2019

After a strong finish to the 2018-19 season, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team is hoping for an Atlantic Hockey record seventh straight semi-finals appearance, and beyond. This year, the Colonials were projected to finish seventh in Atlantic Hockey, which is one place higher than they finished last...

OPINION: Ring the victory bells, ties are dead in Atlantic Hockey

The Robert Morris men's hockey team discusses a play during a game against Niagara Nov. 2, 2018. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth

Jack O'Brien, Contributor

July 26, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own. MOON TOWNSHIP— Over the past weekend, Atlantic Hockey made a decision that many within the conference have been waiting on for some time. That decision was that the overtime protocol of a single five on five overtime period a...

Atlantic Hockey to switch to 3-on-3 overtime/shootout

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Alex Tonge fires a slapshot against Niagara on November 2, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor

July 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Monday, July 22, Atlantic Hockey announced that for the 2019-20 season, a 3-on-3 overtime, then a shootout will be the way to decide regular season conference games. This method is also used by the Big 10, National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and the Western Collegiate Hocke...

Men’s hockey sweeps Holy Cross in round one of Atlantic Hockey playoffs

Men's hockey sweeps Holy Cross in round one of Atlantic Hockey playoffs

Matt Simkovic, Contributor

March 10, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Robert Morris University men’s ice hockey (14-20-2, 11-15-5 AHA) team swept the Holy Cross Crusaders (10-21-5, 10-14-4 AHA) in round one of the Atlantic Hockey post-season. Game two ended with the Colonials up by a score of 3-2, sending the Crusaders back to Worcester, Massachusetts; a...