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Dave Flint receives extension through 2020-21 season
Newly-extend women’s hockey head coach Dave Flint turned Northeastern University into a women’s hockey powerhouse since arriving in 2008 / Photo courtesy Jim Pierce, Northeastern Athletics

Dave Flint receives extension through 2020-21 season

Before Flint joined the program in 2008, there was a six-year period when the Huskies failed to post a winning season and did not qualify for conference playoffs. Since then, however, Flint has led the team to top-tier status of collegiate women’s hockey.

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Madigan named inaugural recipient of first endowed head coach position
Head coach Jim Madigan looks on as BU receives the Beanpot Trophy after an overtime win / Photo by Brian Bae

Madigan named inaugural recipient of first endowed head coach position

The funds will be released to the hockey program annually using a formulaic approach. He said the standard withdrawal from endowment funds is four percent annually, which would give the hockey program an extra $80,000 each year for the next 25 years.

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Jack Grinold, who worked as Northeastern's sports information director for 50 years, died April 21. He was 81 years old. / Photo courtesy Matt Houde, Northeastern Athletics
Jack Grinold, who worked as Northeastern's sports information director for 50 years, died April 21. He was 81 years old. / Photo courtesy Matt Houde, Northeastern Athletics

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of declining health.

by × April 29, 2017 × 1 comment

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Left to right: Bill Cotter, John Maslowski, Mike Genetti, Adam Ottavino, Tramaine Shaw and Kristin Ursillo Prosser join the NU Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame welcomes new class of athletes

Six former student-athletes were inducted into the Northeastern Athletics Varsity Club Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Friday evening.

by × November 11, 2015 × 2 comments

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Head coach Jim Madigan looks on as BU receives the Beanpot Trophy after an overtime win.

Madigan suspended 2 games

Head Coach Jim Madigan was suspended for the final two games of the regular season, including Saturday’s Senior Night against Boston University (BU). Madigan was not allowed at his usual post atop the Northeastern bench, but rather on the opposite side of the ice in the press box.

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Q&A: Peter Roby Talks NCAA Selection Committee

By Jake Fischer, News Staff When former University of Delaware Athletic Director Bernard Muir became the AD at Stanford University in July 2012, he vacated his position as the Colonial Athletic Association-nominated member of the 10-person NCAA Tournament selection committee. Promptly, the CAA nominated Northeastern AD Peter Roby to fill […]

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Northeastern provides competitive edge for student-athletes on and off the court

Between constant traveling, practices, lifting, film sessions and a grueling Division I competition schedule, it can be easy to forget that college athletes are, well, in college. But Northeastern’s student-athletes are in fact students first, and from the athletics administration to each player, no one on Huntington Avenue is forgetting that.

by × November 14, 2013 × 1 comment

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Women’s hockey team makes local impact

Women’s hockey team makes local impact

Friends and family of the Northeastern women’s hockey team filled Matthews Arena on Saturday to cheer on their daughters and friends. But this time, they weren’t on the edge of their seats hoping for a win, but on their feet supporting a new winner.

by × October 10, 2013 × 32 comments

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Roby: “We’re going to have to earn it”

In his semesterly sit-down with The News, Athletic Director Peter Roby looked back at Northeastern’s winter sports and offered thoughts on baseball, rowing and track & field. Last week, he broke down the success of the Husky basketball seasons, in addition to his hopes for next year’s men’s hockey season. In the second part of his review, Roby took a look at the women’s hockey team’s standout season and where spring sports are headed at the halfway points in their seasons.

by × April 18, 2013 × 1 comment

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Roby reviews winter sports

Now that the ice has melted Matthews Arena and the basketballs have been stored away for the 2012-13 season, all of Northeastern has been given the chance to look back at the seasons of our winter sport teams with clear heads, including Athletic Director Peter Roby. In his semesterly sit down with The News, Roby broke down everything from expectations after the men’s basketball team’s record-breaking season to hope for men’s hockey to bounce back from its last place Hockey East finish.

by × April 11, 2013 × 11 comments