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On The Hockey Writers site today, Bill Sullivan has a nice Q&A with former UMass hockey forward Eddie Olczyk. Olczyk is currently an assistant coach at Utica College.

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A pair of former Minutemen, Eddie Olczyk and Joel Hanley, stopped by the UMass Sports Network radio booth during intermission of hockey's 4-1 win over 14th-ranked Merrimack on Sunday at the Mullins Center. Olczyk is currently an assistant coach at Utica College and Hanley has enjoyed a successful second professional season skating for the AHL's Portland Pirates.

The Bud Light UMass Hockey Show travels to Northampton tonight and will be broadcast from Fitzwilly's at 7 p.m. The show airs live on WHMP (AM 1400/1240/FM 96.9), which is also available streaming online and via the TuneIn app.

Tonight's show will feature player guests senior Eddie Olczyk and junior Conor Sheary who will join UMass assistant coach Joey Gasparini along with Brock HInes and Adam Frenier.

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Recaps Of Hockey Claiming Ledyard Classic Title

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Congratulations to the hockey team on capturing a tournament championship over the weekend with a pair of come-from-behind victories, defeating Bemidji State, 4-3, and #8 Dartmouth, 3-2, to win the Ledyard Classic.

With four points in two games, including the game-winning goal against the Big Green, junior Branden Gracel was tabbed the Tournament MVP. Sophomore Kevin Boyle was named the tournament's Top Goaltender, while senior Eddie Olczyk also earned a spot on the all-tournament team.

Several media outlets had coverage of the tournament:

MassLive: UMass upsets No. 8 Dartmouth to win Ledyard National Bank Classic
Valley News: UMass Bludgeons Dartmouth
College Hockey News: The Takeaway: UMass Takes Home Ledyard Bank Classic
Daily Collegian: UMass overcomes penalties to win Ledyard National Bank Classic title
College Hockey News: The Takeaway: UMass Holds on for 4-3 Win Over Bemidji
Mass Live: UMass advances to Ledyard Bank Classic final with 4-3 win over Bemidji

Also, check out the highlights from both games:

The Associated Press had a great piece on UMass hockey senior Eddie Olczyk and his brother Tommy, who both attended Carolina Hurricanes' rookie conditioning camp last week:

The Carolina Hurricanes have reunited another set of brothers - and this time it's not the Staals.

College players Tommy and Eddie Olczyk, sons of former NHL player and coach Ed Olczyk, are getting their first on-ice taste of the NHL this week during the Hurricanes' rookie conditioning camp.

And in a remarkable coincidence, the Olczyks' reunion came less than a week after the Hurricanes brought the Staals together, trading for center Jordan Staal, the younger brother of team captain Eric.

"Any (time) brothers get a chance to play together, it's something that drives them," Tommy Olczyk said. "It's something that excites them."

Eddie is 23 and a senior at the University of Massachusetts, while 21-year-old Tommy will be a sophomore at Penn State - and is the spitting image of his father. They haven't played together since they spent half the 2007-08 season on the same junior team in Sioux City.

"Any time we have a chance to, whether it's in the summertime or at an opportunity like this, it's great," Eddie Olczyk said.

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