2016-17 Men's Hockey News

  • Eight Men’s Hockey Players Garner ACHA Academic Accolades
    September 01, 2017
    Eight members of the Middlebury men’s hockey team have been selected as 2016-17 American Hockey Coaches Association All-American Scholars.
  • Phinney Tabbed Men’s Hockey Assistant Coach
    July 12, 2017
    Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Brian Phinney ’05 as the assistant men’s hockey coach. He returns to Middlebury from the Salisbury School in Connecticut, where he was the director of financial aid and an assistant varsity coach in various sports for the past seven years. The Ripton, Vermont native and four-year Panther hockey player graduated from Middlebury with a degree in history. He was also a four-year member of the men’s lacrosse program.
  • Men's Hockey to Offer Summer Camps - Goalie Camp Full - UPDATED
    May 25, 2017
    The Middlebury men's hockey team will offer a variety of camps throughout the summer. The Prospects Bound camp will take place from August 9-11. The Youth Camp will take place from August 7-10. The program will also offer a dry-land Athlete Development Camp on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the months of June and July. There will be three different age groups consisting of U-12, U-14 and U-18. Please CLICK HERE for more information. The final camp of the summer will be the U-12 Development Camp held from August 11-13. For more information, please CLICK HERE.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Members Honored
    March 09, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 128 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Teams Announced
    March 08, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its Winter All-Sportsmanship Team for each winter sport sponsored by the conference. The All-Sportsmanship Team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection.
  • Late Goals Lift Amherst Past Middlebury
    February 18, 2017
    Amherst scored three-unanswered goals in the final 15 minutes of play to pick up a 4-1 win over Middlebury (3-19-2, 3-15-0) in the season finale for the Panthers. The Purple & White (14-6-3, 9-6-3) will take part in the NESCAC Quarterfinals next weekend. Middlebury goaltender Brian Ketchabaw made a career-high 44 saves in the game.
  • Men's Hockey Drops 5-2 Decision at Hamilton
    February 17, 2017
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team dropped a 3-1 decision at ninth-ranked Hamilton (16-3-4 10-3-4) on Friday night at Sage Rink. The Panthers (3-18-2, 3-14-0) wrap up their season on Saturday with a 3:00 p.m. game at Amherst.
  • Panthers Fall on the Road at Williams
    February 11, 2017
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team suffered a 4-1 loss on Saturday night at NESCAC leader Williams (13-6-3, 10-3-3) in Lansing Chapman Rink. The Panthers (3-17-2, 3-13-0) return to action next Friday with another road contest, this one taking place at Hamilton.
  • Early Goals Lift Williams Past Middlebury, 3-0
    February 10, 2017
    Williams scored twice in the opening three minutes and goalie Michael Pinios stopped all 23 shots he faced as the Ephs skated past Middlebury 3-0 on Friday in Kenyon Arena. The teams complete their two-game NESCAC weekend series Saturday at Williams, facing off at 7:00 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Downed by Trinity
    February 04, 2017
    Trinity scored four times in each of the first two periods on its way to an 11-3 win over Middlebury on Saturday in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (3-15-2, 3-11-0) host Williams on Friday at 7:00 p.m., while the Bantams (11-6-3, 7-5-2) are home against Colby at 7:30 p.m.
  • Men's Hockey Wins for the Third Time in Four Games
    February 03, 2017
    Middlebury won for the third time in its last four outings, defeating Wesleyan (10-5-4, 5-4-4) 1-0 on Friday night in Kenyon Arena. Panther goaltender Stephen Klein made 25 saves in the game to earn his second-straight shutout, extending his scoreless streak to 147:52. Middlebury (3-14-2, 3-10-0) returns to action on Saturday when it hosts #14 Trinity at 3:00 p.m., while the Cardinals visit Williams at the same time.
  • Middlebury Nets 1-0 Road Victory at Tufts
    January 28, 2017
    Goalie Stephen Klein made 41 saves and Mark McLellan netted the game’s only goal, leading to the Panthers to a 1-0 road NESCAC win Saturday over Tufts. Middlebury (2-14-2, 2-10-0) returns home Friday, hosting Wesleyan at 7:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena.
  • Middlebury Drops 3-1 Road Decision at Conn. College
    January 27, 2017
    Connecticut College scored the game’s first three goals as the Camels handed Middlebury a 3-1 setback Friday in NESCAC play. The Panthers (1-14-2, 1-9-0) travel to Tufts on Saturday for a 4:00 p.m. faceoff.
  • Big Second Period Powers Middlebury Past Bowdoin
    January 21, 2017
    Middlebury scored four goals in the second period, three of which came on the power play, as the Panthers netted a 5-1 NESCAC victory over visiting Bowdoin on Saturday. Middlebury (1-13-2, 1-9-0) returns to the ice at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with a road contest at Connecticut College, while Bowdoin (7-10-0, 4-8-0) plays Tuesday at Southern Maine.
  • #14 Colby Holds Off Middlebury, 4-3
    January 20, 2017
    Middlebury scored three times in the third period, but its rally came up one-goal short as the Panthers fell to 14th-ranked Colby 4-3 Friday in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury (0-13-2, 0-9-0) hosts Bowdoin on Saturday at 3:00 p.m., while the Mules (7-4-3, 6-3-2) will visit Williams.
  • Plattsburgh State Holds Off Middlebury, 5-2
    January 13, 2017
    Middlebury erased a pair of one-goal deficits, but Plattsburgh State netted the game's final three scores as the Panthers dropped a 5-2 decision in Stafford Arena on Friday. The Panthers (0-12-2) return to NESCAC play on January 20, hosting Colby at 7:00 p.m. in Kenyon Arena.
  • Middlebury Skates to 3-3 Tie With #2 Norwich
    January 10, 2017
    Middlebury scored a goal in each period, but second-ranked Norwich tallied with 6:08 left in the third to avoid the Panthers’ upset bid as the teams skated to a 3-3 overtime tie Tuesday in Kenyon Arena. This was the 152nd meeting in a series that dates back to the 1926-27 season, with Middlebury holding an 80-63-9 lead. The Panthers (0-11-2) are on the road Friday, traveling to Plattsburgh State for a 7:00 p.m. faceoff, while the Cadets (13-1-2) are at Daniel Webster at 7:35 p.m.
  • Middlebury Drops NESCAC Road Contest at Trinity
    January 07, 2017
    Trinity scored three times in the second period to break a 1-1 tie, as the Bantams skated to a 5-2 NESCAC victory over Middlebury on Saturday in Hartford. The Panthers (0-11-1, 0-8-0) host second-ranked Norwich in Kenyon Arena on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., while the Bantams travel to Colby on Friday.
  • Comeback Falls Short as Men's Hockey Downed by Wesleyan
    January 06, 2017
    The Middlebury men's hockey team battled back from a 3-0 deficit, but couldn't quite catch Wesleyan (7-3-0, 3-2-0), as the Panthers (0-10-1) fell 3-2 in Connecticut on Friday night. Middlebury continues to be decimated by injuries with five players out of the line-up for tonight's contest. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at Trinity with a 4:00 p.m. face-off.
  • Panthers Edged by SUNY Canton, 1-0
    December 31, 2016
    SUNY Canton scored the game's only goal in the third period as the visiting Kangaroos edged Middlebury 1-0 Saturday in the consolation game of the Middlebury Holiday Classic. The Panthers return to conference play Friday at Wesleyan, while Canton travels to Plattsburgh State a day later.
  • Men's Hockey Earns Tie With St. Anselm
    December 30, 2016
    St. Anselm scored three times in the final 12 minutes of regulation as the Hawks rallied for a 3-3 overtime tie with Middlebury in the opening round of the Middlebury Holiday Classic on Friday. St. Anselm (5-5-1) advanced to the championship game by scoring the only goal in the shootout, and will take on Manhattanville at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday in the title game. The Panthers will play in the consolation game at 1:00 p.m. against Canton.
  • Panther Profile - Junior Sunho Park
    December 14, 2016
    Sunho Park’s path to Middlebury took many twists and turns, but one thing that has remained constant is his passion for hockey. The junior forward, originally from Seoul, Korea, has worked his way into the Panther lineup this winter.
  • Men's Hockey Falls to Amherst
    December 10, 2016
    Amherst (4-3-1, 1-3-1) scored three first-period goals on its way to a 4-1 win over Middlebury (0-8-0, 0-6-0) in the final game of the semester for both teams. The Panthers return to action on December 30 when they host the annual Holiday Classic, facing St. Anselm at 1:00 p.m. Amherst next play on January 2 when it hosts New England College.
  • Hamilton Blanks Middlebury, 3-0
    December 09, 2016
    Hamilton scored twice in the first period and added an empty-net goal in the final minutes as the Continentals remained unbeaten with a 3-0 win over Middlebury Friday in Kenyon Arena. Hamilton goalie Evan Buitenhuis stopped all 21 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season. The Panthers (0-7-0, 0-5-0) are home again Saturday against Amherst with a 3:00 p.m. faceoff, while the Continentals (6-0-1, 3-0-1) will visit Williams.
  • Skate With the Panthers This Saturday
    December 05, 2016
    The Middlebury men's hockey team will offer its annual "Skate With the Panthers" on Saturday, December 10 following its 3:00 p.m. NESCAC contest against Amherst. Players will skate with the fans at the conclusion of the game, as well as be available to sign team photos, which will be provided.
  • Power Play Lifts Tufts Past Middlebury, 5-3
    December 03, 2016
    Tufts scored three power-play goals en route to a 5-3 win at Middlebury on Saturday in NESCAC action. The Panthers (0-5-0, 0-6-0) are home again on Friday against Hamilton with a 7:00 p.m. faceoff, while the Jumbos (5-1-1, 3-0-1) host Bowdoin.
  • Middlebury Drops Home Opener to Conn. College, 4-2
    December 02, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team dropped its home opener Friday, as visiting Connecticut College scored three times in the third period, skating away with a 4-2 victory in Kenyon Arena. The Panthers (0-5-0, 0-3-0) are home again Saturday, hosting Tufts at 3:00 p.m., while the Camels (1-4-0, 1-2-0) travel to Williams.
  • Men's Hockey Battles Back, But Falls to Plattsburgh State
    November 26, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team battled back from a two-goal deficit, but gave up three unanswered goals in the third period, falling 5-2 at #11 Plattsburgh State in the PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout consolation game. The Panthers return to action on Friday when they host Connecticut College in their home opener at 7:00 p.m.
  • Middlebury Falls to Norwich in Overtime
    November 25, 2016
    The Middlebury men’s hockey team fought back from a two-goal deficit, but Norwich scored 3:40 into overtime for a 3-2 victory Friday in the opening round of the Primelink Great Northern ShootOut hosted by Plattsburgh State. The 13th-ranked Cadets (6-1-1) advance to Saturday’s championship, while the Panthers (0-3) will take on either 11th-ranked Plattsburgh State or Concordia (Minn.) in the third-place game at 4:00 p.m.
  • Bowdoin Comeback Tops Men's Hockey Team
    November 19, 2016
    Bowdoin scored four third-period goals, battling back to pick up a 5-3 win over Middlebury in Watson Arena. The Panthers fell to 0-2 with the loss, while the Polar Bears moved to 1-1. Middlebury returns to action next Friday when they meet Norwich at 4:00 p.m. in the Primelink Great Northern Shootout in Plattsburgh.
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