UMass Lowell's Pendenza making name for himself with two-way play
After a bit of a slow start to his college career, University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Joseph Pendenza has lit the lamp his past two seasons in Hockey East, becoming one of the premier two-way forwards in college hockey.
Pendenza only tallied 13 points during his freshman campaign, but over the last two seasons his point total has seen a consistent rise.
As a sophomore he saw a spike in his production, which really started in November of 2011 when he and his linemates started to perform as a unit. Playing with Matt Ferreira and Terrance Wallin, Pendenza and his linemates became a force at both ends of the ice for the River Hawks.… read more