There was a shift in the UConn men’s hockey team’s philosophy last season. Instead of being a team hoping to win, the Huskies were in a position where they were expected to win.
In its fourth year of Hockey East play, UConn continued its steady improvement in conference play, and won a program-best 11 games, finishing 15-19-2 overall. The Huskies picked up major wins over ranked teams, including No. 12 Northeastern, No. 10 Providence and No. 16 Boston College.
This year, expectations remain high.
“It doesn’t matter whether you’re a freshman or a senior,” coach Mike Cavanaugh said. “It’s more of a program attitude and more of a culture, where you believe you’re going to...