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Listen to the podcast of the October 28, 2014 edition of The Bud Light UMass Hockey Show on WHMP live from The Hangar Pub & Grill in Amherst. Head coach John Micheletto and player guests Oleg Yevenko and Shane Walsh discuss last weekend's games at Northeastern and Boston College and preview this weekend's two-game Hockey East series at Maine with hosts Brock Hines and Adam Frenier.

For one of his pieces for the Collegian's special UMass Hockey Issue, Ross Gienieczko spoke with Oleg Yevenko about an eventful summer that included participating in the IIHF World Championship and Boston Bruins Development Camp, improving his game and his role as a leader for the UMass young defensive corps.

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Additional Coverage Of Yevenko At Bruins Camp

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For WEEI.com's "Big Bad Blog", DJ Bean took a look at comparisons between 6-foot-7 UMass defenseman Oleg Yevenko, who is currently at the Boston Bruins development camp, and a younger 6-foot-9 Zdeno Chara, who was a raw talent before developing into an NHL All-Star.

Read: Giant defenseman Oleg Yevenko hopes to make most of development camp invitation with Bruins

Rising-senior Oleg Yevenko opened up action at Bruins Development camp yesterday, where his 6-foot-7 frame was topic of conversation for many in attendance:

@HackswithHaggs (Joe Haggerty) posted this piece about Yevenko as well: Yevenko makes an impression on first day of camp

On the heels of the announcement that UMass hockey's Oleg Yevenko will be attending Boston Bruins' Development Camp, Matt Vautour spoke with the 6-7 defenseman for this piece in today's Daily Hampshire Gazette:

Read: UMass' Yevenko invited to Bruins rookie camp

Rising UMass hockey senior defenseman Oleg Yevenko has been invited to Boston Bruins' Development Camp, the team announced this afternoon.

The camp, which will be held in Wilmington, Mass., opens on Wednesday, July 9 and runs through Sunday, July 13.

Boston.com also had coverage of the announcement.

Matt Vautour talked to defenseman Oleg Yevenko about his trip to Switzerland to play for his native Belarus in the Arosa Cup:

While most of his University of Massachusetts hockey teammates head home for holiday activities and get away from hockey for a few days, junior defenseman Oleg Yevenko will head home to Belarus and compete for his country's national team.

After UMass' loss to Denver on Tuesday, Yevenko flew to Switzerland and will be in uniform for the four-team Arosa Challenge. Belarus will face Slovakia on Friday, and either Switzerland of Norway on Saturday. The event will give the 6-foot-7 defenseman a chance to impress his country's governing body and improve his chances of making the national team that will play in next summer's IIHF World Championship, which Bealrus is hosting in Minsk.

"I'm really excited. It'll be a great experience I think," Yevenko said. "Where I come from, it's the No. 1 sport in my country. With the world championship in my hometown, if I'm able to make the team, that'd be great. My family is really excited, especially my dad, who is a big fan of the national team."

Read more: UMass defenseman Oleg Yevenko to play for Belarus national team

Dick Baker of the Springfield Republican has a feature on 6-foot-7 rookie defenseman Oleg Yevenko. Primarily known for his defensive presence, it was his offense that stole the show last Saturday night as his 3rd period goal stood as the game-winner against No. 1 Boston College.

Scott Cournoyer of the Daily Collegian recaps the hockey team's win over Boston College on Saturday night.

Recaps From Hockey's Win Over No. 1 Boston College

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The Homecoming night cap proved an exciting one as the UMass hockey team knocked off No. 1 Boston College in front of over 7,600 fans in the Mullins Center on Saturday.

Boston Globe: UMass beats No. 1 BC

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Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a feature on UMass hockey freshman blueliner Oleg Yevenko and what his stature brings to the Minutemen defense.

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