2005-06 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • Raeder Appears In Sports Illustrated
    April 06, 2006
    Middlebury College hockey goaltenders Kate Kogut (Springfield, Mass.) and Doug Raeder (Needham, Mass.) will appear in the
  • Beaney is Named National Coach of the Year
    April 05, 2006
    Middlebury College men's hockey coach Bill Beaney has been named the winner of the 2006 Edward Jeremiah Award, given annually to the Men's Division III Hockey Coach of the Year. Beaney, who recently completed his 19th season with Middlebury, becomes the first four-time winner of the Jeremiah Award, passing three-time honorees Mike McShane of Norwich University and the late Sid Watson of Bowdoin College. He was previously honored with the award in '90, '95 and '04.
  • Men's Hockey Wins Eighth NCAA Title
    March 19, 2006
    Middlebury won its eighth NCAA Championship in the last 12 years as they picked up a 3-0 win over St. Norbert at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y. The NCAA crown is the third consecutive title for the Panthers, who move to 31-5-2 all-time in NCAA play and 8-0 in title games. Middlebury's last four NCAA titles have come via the shutout (a streak of 265:57), with five overall shutouts in championship game play. The national championship is the 26th for Middlebury College in the last 12 years. St. Norbert ends its season with a 25-5-2 mark.
  • Men's Hockey Advances To Title Game
    March 18, 2006
    Tom Maldonado scored a power play goal from the top of the zone with two minutes left in the game to lead Middlebury to a 2-1 win over Elmira in the NCAA semifinals. The two-time defending NCAA champions will look for their eighth title in 12 years on Sunday when they take on St. Norbert at 2:00 p.m. The title game will take place at First Arena in Elmira, N.Y. and will be televised live on CSTV.
  • Smith And Gilchrist Earn All-American Honors
    March 17, 2006
    Middlebury College men's hockey players Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named first-team All-Americans by the AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association). The duo recently won the school's third consecutive NCAA Championship and eighth in twelve years as they defeated St. Norbert 3-0 in the title game.
  • N.E. Hockey Writers Honor Gilchrist, Smith & Beaney
    March 16, 2006
    Middlebury College men's hockey players Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named to the New England Hockey Writers All-New England team. Middlebury head coach Bill Beaney was deemed the New England Coach of the Year, while Gilchrist earned Player of the Year honors. The group recently won the school's third consecutive NCAA Championship and eighth in twelve years as they defeated St. Norbert 3-0 in the title game.
  • Men's Hockey Webcasts, Title Game Live On CSTV
    March 15, 2006
    You can listen to NCAA men's hockey game(s) live over the internet this weekend. Middlebury takes on Elmira in an NCAA semifinal game on Saturday, March 18th at 4:00 p.m. If the Panthers advance to the NCAA title game, you can watch it live on Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 p.m. on CSTV (College Sports Television). The channel is available on some cable systems, while is it channel 610 on DirecTV and 152 on DishNetwork. You can listen the webcast of the game(s) by clicking below. LISTEN HERE
  • Men's Hockey Prepares To Defend Title
    March 14, 2006
    Middlebury will make its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA semifinals and its 10th in the last 12 years when they travel to Elmira, New York this weekend. The games will be played at the pre-determined site of First Arena (4,000) in Elmira. Hobart will take on St. Norbert in the first semifinal at 12:30 p.m., while Middlebury battles Elmira at 4:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Downs UMass.-Dartmouth
    March 11, 2006
    Middlebury will make its fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA semifinals after a 3-1 win over UMass.-Dartmouth in an NCAA quarterfinal game in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers are now 29-5-2 overall in NCAA play since joining the tourney in '95. The Panthers will take on Elmira, a 2-1 2OT winner over Manhattanville, in a semifinal game on Saturday at 4:00 in Elmira. Hobart, a 3-1 winner over Norwich, will take on St. Nobert, an 8-2 winner over Wis.-Superior, in the first semifinal at 12:30.
  • Men's Hockey To Host UMass.-Dartmouth In NCAA Quarterfinals
    March 07, 2006
    Middlebury will makes its 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 11th when they host Geneseo/UMass.-Dartmouth at 7:00 p.m. The first round game between those two schools will be played on Wednesday, March 8th. This will be the first ever meeting between Middlebury and either of the two schools.
  • Smith Earns Player of the Week Honors
    March 05, 2006
    Middlebury College men's hockey player Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. Smith was instrumental in the Panthers capturing their sixth NESCAC Championship with a pair of wins in the Kenyon Arena over the weekend.
  • Men's Hockey Wins Sixth NESCAC Title
    March 04, 2006
    Middlebury won its third straight NESCAC Championship and its sixth in seven years as they defeated Bowdoin 3-1 in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will make their 12th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament when the pairings are announced Sunday night. Bowdoin will hope for an at-large bid to the tourney. Middlebury out shot Bowdoin 38-9 on the night, with the Polar Bears going 0/6 on the power play.
  • Men's Hockey Advances To NESCAC Title Game
    March 03, 2006
    For the second straight NESCAC Tournament game, Middlebury scored five second period goals as they cruised to a 9-2 win over Hamilton in a NESCAC semifinal game in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers will take on Bowdoin, a 3-1 winner over Trinity, in the NESCAC Championship game on Saturday night.  Hamilton ends its season at 11-12-3.
  • Smith and Gilchrist Named All-NESCAC
    March 02, 2006
    Senior Jeff Smith (Nepean, Ont.) and sophomore Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) have both been named to the NESCAC men's hockey first-team. The duo are preparing to host the NESCAC semifinals and championship this weekend at Kenyon Arena.
  • Men's Hockey Set To Host NESCAC Tourney
    February 28, 2006
    The Middlebury College men's hockey team will make its seventh consecutive trip to the NESCAC semifinals since the tournament's inception in '00. The Panthers will host the tournament for the sixth time in seven years, having won five of the previous six tourneys. Middlebury will take on Hamilton, Friday, March 3rd at 4:00 p.m., while Bowdoin will meet Trinity in the other semifinal at 7:00 p.m. The winners meet for the NESCAC Championship game on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Blanks Wesleyan, Panthers To Host Championship
    February 25, 2006
    Middlebury scored five second period goals on its way to a 7-0 win over Wesleyan in a NESCAC Quarterfinal match-up in Vermont. The Panthers will host the NESCAC semifinals and championship, next Friday and Saturday, March 3rd and 4th in the Kenyon Arena. Middlebury will host Hamilton at 4:00 p.m., while Bowdoin will take on Trinity at 7:15, with the championship game taking place on Saturday night at 7:00. Ticket information will be available on Monday.
  • Smith Scores Game-Winner To Lift Midd. Over Amherst
    February 20, 2006
    Senior Jeff Smith scored the game-winner on a wrister from the high slot with just 1:30 remaining to lift Middlebury to a 3-1 win over Amherst in the regular season finale for both teams. Middlebury's only other senior, goaltender Yen-I Chen, made 23 saves in goal to earn the win on senior day. The Panthers will host Wesleyan in a NESCAC quarterfinal game  Saturday at 4:00 p.m. For post-season ticket information, please call (802) 443-2596.
  • Men's Hockey Clinches Home Ice
    February 17, 2006
    Middlebury clinched home ice as far as they go in the NESCAC Tournament after a 5-2 win over Hamilton in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers wrap up their regular season when they host Amherst on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Featured In NCAA News
    February 15, 2006
    A story about members of the men's hockey team who serve as mentors for some of the students at Ripton Elementary School will appear in the Feb. 13 issue of the NCAA News. The publication is released twice a month and sent to all athletic staff at every college and university in the NCAA, over 32,000 people. CLICK HERE to read the online version.
  • Men's Hockey Falls At Babson
    February 11, 2006
    Middlebury suffered just its second loss of the season as they fell 3-1 at Babson. The Panthers fall to 18-2-2 overall and 14-2-1 in NESCAC play. Middlebury needs just one point next weekend to clinch the top seed in the NESCAC Tournament.
  • Men's Hockey Thumps UMB
    February 10, 2006
    Mickey Gilchrist tallied four points on a pair of goals and two assists to lead Middlebury over host University of Massachusetts Boston, 9-1. The Beacons fall to 0-20-2 and 0-15-1 in ECAC East play, while the Panthers, who are ranked number two in the nation by USCHO.com, improve to 18-1-2 and 14-1-1 in the NESCAC standings.
  • DeCarolis Hat-Trick Leads Panthers Past Purple Knights
    February 04, 2006
    Middlebury's Jocko DeCarolis earned a hat-trick with his first three goals of the season as Middlebury picked up a 6-2 win over St. Michael's in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers out shot the Purple Knights 49-14 on the afternoon.
  • Norwich Tops Middlebury In OT
    February 03, 2006
    Eric Lauriault scored a natural hat-trick to lead Norwich to a 4-3 come-from-behind overtime victory over previously unbeaten Middlebury. The game was played before a sellout crowd of 2,600 at the Kenyon Arena, who saw the Cadets end the Panther's unbeaten streak at 28 games.
  • Midd.-Norwich Hockey Tickets
    February 03, 2006
    This Friday, February 3rd, the men's hockey team will take on Norwich at 7:00 p.m. preceded by the women's team hosting Gustavus Adolphus at 4:00 p.m. One ticket will gain you admission to both games. Tickets will go on sale at 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, there is no pre-sale of tickets. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students and seniors, while Middlebury College I.D. holders are admitted for free.
  • Panthers Top Cardinals
    January 29, 2006
    The Middlebury men's hockey team moved to 16-0-2 on the season as they picked up a 3-1 NESCAC road win at Wesleyan. The Panthers have not lost in their last 27 games, setting up a clash with Norwich (15-2-1) this Friday night at 7:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Earns Tie At Trinity
    January 27, 2006
    The men's hockey team improved its unbeaten streak to 26 games as they escaped Trinity with a 3-3 tie. The Panthers return to action at Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • Three In the Third Lift Midd Past St. Anselm
    January 21, 2006
    The men's hockey team improved to 15-0-1 on the season as the top-ranked Panthers picked up a 3-1 road win at St. Anselm.
  • Panthers Blank N.E.C.
    January 20, 2006
    Mickey Gilchrist scored a pair of goals as Middlebury (14-0-1) improved its unbeaten streak to 25 games as the Panthers picked up a 3-0 win at N.E.C. (11-2-1). The loss was the first at home for the Pilgrims this season.
  • Gilchrist Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    January 17, 2006
    Middlebury College men's hockey player Mickey Gilchrist (Ottawa, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC men's hockey player of the week. The sophomore scored five goals and assisted on another as Middlebury earned three important NESCAC victories.
  • Men's Hockey Thumps Bowdoin
    January 14, 2006
    Middlebury completed a convincing weekend sweep of Colby and Bowdoin as they defeated the Polar Bears today, 9-1. The top-ranked Panthers return to action next Friday at N.E.C. and Saturday at St. Anselm.
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