2015-16 Men's Hockey News

  • Men's Hockey to Offer Summer Camps - Goalie Camp Full - UPDATED
    May 16, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team will offer summer camps this August. The Youth Camp runs from August 8-12, while the College Bound camp will take place from August 10-12.
  • Men's Hockey Plays Amherst in NESCAC Semifinals
    March 02, 2016
    Middlebury will look for its ninth NESCAC Championship when it plays in a semifinal game on Saturday against Amherst at 1:00 p.m. Second-seeded Trinity will host the weekend at Williams Rink in the Koeppel Community Sports Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Action gets underway on Saturday, March 5 when the fifth-seeded Panthers take on sixth-seeded Amherst at 1:00 p.m., followed by eighth-seeded Tufts squaring off against host Trinity at 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s winners will face off on Sunday, March 6 at 2 p.m. for the conference trophy and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Tickets will be available 60 minutes prior to the first game each day at Williams Rink. Prices are $5 for adults and $2 for students and children under 18 for each day.
  • Fishman Named to All-NESCAC Second Team
    March 01, 2016
    Middlebury College men’s hockey player Ronald Fishman (Roslyn, N.Y.) picked up All-NESCAC accolades when the league announced its all-conference teams. The senior defenseman was named to the conference’s second team, the first postseason laurel for Fishman. The Panthers, 8-10-7 overall and 6-5-7 in conference play, earned the #5 seed in the conference’s tournament and will play #6 Amherst in the NESCAC Semifinals on Saturday, March 5 at Trinity.
  • Moorfield-Yee Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 29, 2016
    Middlebury College men’s hockey player Liam Moorfield-Yee (Toronto, Ont.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior netminder made 40 saves to lead Middlebury to 2-1 upset victory at Hamilton in overtime. Moorfield-Yee made several outstanding saves in the game, including 17 in the third period and five in 7:21 of overtime play. The win propelled the Panthers into the NESCAC semifinals where they will meet Amherst at Trinity on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Knocks Off Hamilton in OT - Panthers Advance to NESCAC Semifinals
    February 27, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team knocked off fourth-seeded Hamilton (13-8-4) by a score of 2-1 in overtime in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game at Russell Sage Rink. The Panthers, who entered the tournament as the fifth seed, improve to 8-10-7 overall and will take part in the semifinals next weekend at Trinity. The Bantams earned the right to host after top-seeded Williams fell to #8 Tufts. Middlebury will meet #6 Amherst at 1:00 p.m., while the hosts entertain the eighth-seeded Jumbos at 4:30 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Visits Hamilton for NESCAC Quarterfinals
    February 24, 2016
    Middlebury will look for its ninth NESCAC Championship when the journey begins this weekend with a quarterfinal game at Hamilton on Saturday. Williams has earned the top seed and home ice advantage throughout the 2016 NESCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Championship for the first time in program history. The Ephs are in pursuit of their elusive first conference crown when quarterfinal round action commences on Saturday, February 27. The highest remaining seed following the weekend will host both semifinals and the final on March 5-6. This year’s champion will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Men's Hockey Ends Regular Season With Win Over Amherst
    February 21, 2016
    Three seniors scored on the program's senior day, as Middlebury wrapped up the regular season with a 3-1 win over Amherst (9-11-4, 7-8-3) in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (7-10-7, 6-5-7) have earned the fifth seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will visit #4 Hamilton for a quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 27. Amherst finishes sixth and will visit third-seeded Bowdoin on the same day.
  • Men's Hockey Sets School Mark With Seventh Tie of the Season
    February 20, 2016
    Middlebury went to overtime for the 10th time this season, settling for a school-record seventh tie of the year in a 1-1 contest with Hamilton (13-7-3, 8-6-3). The Panthers (6-10-7, 5-5-7) will wrap up their regular season on Sunday with a 4:00 p.m. game against Amherst, while Hamilton visits Williams for a 3:00 p.m. face-off.
  • Hockey Teams to "Pink the Rink" in Support of the Face Off Against Breast Cancer
    February 17, 2016
    The Friends of Panthers Hockey will host a "Pink the Rink" event for this weekend's games in Kenyon Arena on February 20 and 21. Fans are encouraged to make a donation at the door in support of the "Face Off Against Breast Cancer." Attendees are also encouraged to wear pink to the games to show your support for the cause.
  • Middlebury Drops 3-2 NESCAC Decision to #6 Williams
    February 12, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team jumped out to a two-goal lead, but sixth-ranked Williams netted the final three as the Panthers fell to the Ephs 3-2 on Friday in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury (6-10-5, 5-5-6) returns to action on February 20, hosting Hamilton at 4:00 p.m., while Williams (17-4-1, 13-2-1) is home against Amherst the same day iwith a 3:00 p.m. start.
  • Men's Hockey Scores Late, But #6 Williams Wins in Overtime
    February 11, 2016
    Colby Cretella scored 1:00 into overtime giving sixth-ranked Williams (16-4-1, 12-2-1) a 5-4 victory over Middlebury on Thursday night in Lansing Chapman Rink. The Ephs trailed 3-1 in the third before taking a 4-3 lead, only to have Middlebury's Zach Weier tie the game up on a power-play goal with 3:43 remaining to force the extra session. The Panthers (6-9-6, 5-4-6) and Ephs will meet again on Friday night, this time with a 7:00 p.m. face-off in Kenyon Arena.
  • Men's Hockey Suffers Loss at #7 Trinity
    February 06, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team suffered a 4-1 loss at seventh-ranked Trinity (15-4-1, 11-3-0) on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers (6-8-6, 5-3-6) trailed 2-1 before the Bantams added a pair of goals to secure the win. Middlebury returns to action on Thursday when it visits #9 Williams with a 7:00 p.m. start.
  • Middlebury and Wesleyan Skate to a 3-3 Tie
    February 05, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team gained a road point in NESCAC play on Friday, as the Panthers and Wesleyan finished in a 3-3 tie at Spurrier-Snyder Rink. The tie was the sixth of the season for Middlebury, matching a school record for the most in a winter set during the 2010-11 campaign. The Panthers (6-7-6, 5-2-6) are on the road again Saturday, traveling to Trinity at 4:00 p.m., while Wesleyan (2-9-8, 2-4-7) hosts Williams in a 3:00 p.m. faceoff.
  • Men's Hockey Ties Tufts
    January 30, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team went to overtime for the seventh time this season, finishing in a 3-3 tie with Tufts (6-7-5, 2-6-4) in NESCAC action Saturday in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury’s Brendan McGovern scored with 2:33 remaining to force the extra session. The Panthers (6-7-5, 5-2-5) are now 0-2-5 in overtime, while the Jumbos are 0-0-5. Middlebury returns to action next Friday at Wesleyan, while Tufts hosts Connecticut College.
  • Gisonti’s Overtime Winner Lifts Middlebury Past Conn. College
    January 29, 2016
    Vincent Gisonti scored 2:57 into overtime lifting Middlebury (6-7-4, 5-2-4) to a 1-0 win Friday over Connecticut College (3-12-2, 0-9-2) in Chip Kenyon ’85 Arena. The Panthers return to action tomorrow when they host Tufts at 4:00 p.m., while Conn. College visits Williams tomorrow at 3:00 p.m.
  • Skate With the Panthers This Saturday
    January 26, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team will offer its annual "Skate With the Panthers" on Saturday, January 30 following its 4:00 p.m. contest against Tufts. Players will be available to skate with them at the conclusion of the game, as well as be available to sign team photos which will be provided.
  • Men's Hockey Drops 2-1 Game at Bowdoin
    January 23, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team finished 1-1 on its road trip to Maine, suffering a hard-fought 2-1 loss at Bowdoin (7-7-3, 5-5-3) on Saturday afternoon in Watson Arena. The Panthers outshot their opponents 40-29 in the game, but were only able find the back of the net once. Middlebury (5-7-4, 4-2-4) suffers just its second loss of the season in NESCAC play, returning to action next Friday night when it hosts Connecticut College at 7:00 p.m.
  • Panthers Double Up Colby in Men's Hockey, 4-2
    January 22, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team scored twice in the third period for a 4-2 NESCAC triumph at Colby on Friday in Alfond Rink, as the Panthers completed the season sweep of the Mules. Middlebury netted the game-winning goal early in the third period and sealed the win with an empty netter in the closing minute. The Panthers (5-6-4, 4-1-4) head to Bowdoin for a 4:00 p.m. start on Saturday, while Colby (5-7-4, 3-6-2) hosts Williams at 3:00 p.m.
  • Beaney Honored with National Award from the AHCA
    January 15, 2016
    Former Middlebury College men’s hockey coach Bill Beaney has been named the recipient of the John MacInnes Award by the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA). The award is one of eight major honors given out by the organization, with honorees being recognized on April 27 at the 2016 AHCA Convention in Naples, Florida.
  • Men's Hockey Suffers Loss to #3 Plattsburgh State
    January 15, 2016
    Third-ranked Plattsburgh State (12-2-1) scored twice in the second period on its way to a 3-0 win over Middlebury (4-6-4) in Kenyon Arena. The Cardinals now hold a slim 22-21-4 edge in the all-time series between the schools. The Panthers return to action next Friday at Colby, while Plattsburgh will visit Williams tomorrow night.
  • Three-Goal Second Period Lifts #10 Norwich Over Men’s Hockey
    January 12, 2016
    Norwich tallied three power play goals as a part of a 5-3 victory over Middlebury in men's hockey action Tuesday evening in Kreitzberg Arena. The game was the 150th all-time meeting between the two long-time intrastate rivals, as the Panthers hold an 80-62-8 advantage. Middlebury (4-5-4) returns home to Kenyon Arena on Friday evening when it hosts third-ranked Plattsburgh State at 7:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Hockey Drops First Conference Game
    January 10, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team saw its seven-game unbeaten streak in conference play come to an end as seventh-ranked Trinity used a power-play goal 55 seconds into overtime for a 3-2 victory on Sunday in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (4-4-4, 3-1-4) return to action on Tuesday when they travel to 11th-ranked Norwich at 7:00 p.m., while the Bantams (8-3-1, 4-2-1) host Colby on Friday with a 7:30 p.m. face-off.
  • Men's Hockey Settles for 3-3 Tie With Wesleyan
    January 09, 2016
    Middlebury and Wesleyan combined for five third-period goals as the teams settled in a 3-3 tie in Keynon Arena on Saturday night. The Panthers (4-3-4, 3-0-4) return to action on Sunday when they host seventh-ranked Trinity at 4:00 p.m., while the Cardinals (0-6-5, 0-1-4) visit Williams with a 3:00 p.m. face-off.
  • Middlebury Men's Hockey Falls to Neumann, 2-1
    January 03, 2016
    Middlebury saw its bid to claim the Middlebury Holiday Classic Title come up one goal short as Neumann skated away with a 2-1 victory on Sunday in Kenyon Arena. The Knights were led by goalie Tyler LeFebvre, as he finished the game with 47 saves on 48 Panther shots. He was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player going 2-0 and stopping 80-82 shots in the tournament. The Panthers (4-3-3) return to action on Saturday as they host Wesleyan at 7:00 p.m., while Neumann (8-4) travels to Fredonia for a 7:00 p.m. start on Friday.
  • Middlebury Scores Twice in Each Period for 6-3 Victory Over SUNY Canton
    January 02, 2016
    Middlebury opened up 2016 by scoring two goals in all three periods for a 6-3 win Saturday over SUNY Canton (2-10-2) as part of the Middlebury Holiday Classic in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (4-2-3) will play Neumann, who defeated New England College by a 4-1 score in the opening game of the day. Middlebury returns to action in Sunday’s championship game against the Golden Knights at 4:00 p.m., while SUNY Canton meets New England College at 1:00 p.m. in the consolation game.
  • Greenwald Earns NESCAC Player of the Week Honors
    December 14, 2015
    Middlebury College men's hockey player Max Greenwald (Potomac, Md.) has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior had a three-point weekend with two goals and an assist for the Panthers, who went 1-0-1 in conference play. He scored Middlebury's second goal and assisted the game-tying goal in a 3-3 draw against Hamilton. Greenwald followed that performance up by scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-0 decision over fifth-ranked Amherst to help the Panthers remain the only unbeaten team in NESCAC play. He is tied for the team-lead with six points this season, as the Panthers head into the semester break at 3-2-3 overall and tied atop the league standings with nine points (3-0-3).
  • Middlebury Men’s Hockey Shuts Out Amherst, 2-0
    December 12, 2015
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team posted a 2-0 shutout at #5 Amherst on Saturday, as the Panthers (3-2-3, 3-0-3) remained unbeaten in conference play. Middlebury scored once in each of the first two periods and received 33 saves from netminder Stephen Klein. The Panthers return to action on Saturday, January 2, when they face SUNY Canton in the opening round of the Middlebury Holiday Classic.
  • Men's Hockey Remains Unbeaten in NESCAC Play
    December 11, 2015
    The Middlebury men's hockey team remained unbeaten in NESCAC play (2-0-3) after a 3-3 road tie at Hamilton's Sage Rink on Friday night. Liam Moorfield-Yee turned away a career high 49 shots in the game. The Panthers (2-2-3) return to action on Saturday, with their final game of the semester taking place at Amherst with faceoff set for 3:00 p.m.
  • Romoff’s Late Goal Caps Men’s Hockey Comeback Over Tufts
    December 05, 2015
    Trailing 2-0 entering the final period, Middlebury's Cameron Romoff scored the game-winning goal with just 1:07 remaining as part of a three-goal outburst, lifting the Panthers (2-2-2, 2-0-2) to a 3-2 NESCAC win at Tufts (1-4-2, 0-3-1) Saturday at Valley Forum. The Panthers return to action on Friday evening when they are on the road at Hamilton with faceoff set for 7:00 p.m.
  • Late Goal Earns Men's Hockey a Tie at Conn. College
    December 04, 2015
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team earned a 2-2 road tie at Connecticut College (1-3-2, 0-1-2) on Friday night. The Panthers (1-2-2, 1-0-2) tied the game with their netminder pulled and just 49 seconds remaining. Middlebury returns to action on Saturday with a 4:00 p.m. face-off at Tufts.
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