2016-17 Men's Ice Hockey News

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    February 21, 2017
    Golden Bears Clinch Berth in CCC Tournament with 7-2 Win at Wentworth in Regular Season Finale EVERETT, Mass. (February 21, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team clinched a berth in the upcoming Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament with a 7-2 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology this evening in the regular season finale for both teams at Allied Veterans Memorial Rink.
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    February 18, 2017
    Salve Regina Hands Western New England 5-2 Setback on Senior Day WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 18, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Salve Regina University, 5-2, on Senior Day this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    February 16, 2017
    Golden Bears Fall to Gulls, 9-0 WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 16, 2017) – The No. 8/10 nationally ranked Endicott College men’s ice hockey team utilized a four-goal second period to pull away from Western New England University on its way to a 9-0 victory this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    February 11, 2017
    Becker Pulls Away in Third Period for 5-3 Win over Golden Bears WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 11, 2017) – The Becker College men’s ice hockey team used a pair of third period goals to hold off Western New England University and earn a 5-3 victory this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    February 04, 2017
    Nichols Tops Western New England, 3-1 HARRISVILLE, R.I. (February 4, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Nichols College, 3-1, this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Levy Rink.
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    February 02, 2017
    Curry Holds Off Western New England in Final Seconds, 4-3 WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2017) – Curry College senior goaltender Brett Sinclair (St. Catharines, Ont.) came through with a game-saving stop in the closing seconds of regulation as the Colonels held off Western New England University for a 4-3 victory this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) men’s ice hockey action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    January 28, 2017
    Four Different Golden Bears Score in 4-2 Victory at Suffolk CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (January 28, 2017) – Four different Golden Bears found the back of the net as Western New England University skated to a 4-2 victory over Suffolk University on Saturday night in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) men’s ice hockey action at O’Neil Rink.
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    January 26, 2017
    Second Period Surge Helps UNE Top Western New England, 6-1 BIDDEFORD, Maine (January 26, 2017) – Senior captain Josh Twietmeyer (Weston, Fla.) scored his third goal in the last two games, but the Western New England University ice hockey team dropped a 6-1 decision to the University of New England this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Harold Alfond Forum.
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    January 21, 2017
    Golden Bears Stun Johnson & Wales with Late Rally, 4-3 WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 21, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team rallied from a two-goal deficit over the final 32 seconds of regulation before senior captain Josh Twietmeyer (Weston, Fla.) netted the overtime game-winner to secure a 4-3 victory over Johnson & Wales University this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    January 18, 2017
    Golden Bears Fall to Salve Regina, 6-1 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (January 18, 2017) – Freshman forward Andrew Green (Plainview, N.Y.) scored his second goal of the season, but the Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Salve Regina University, 6-1, this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Portsmouth Abbey Ice Rink.
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    January 13, 2017
    Western New England Drops Non-Conference Contest at Fredonia, 7-2 FREDONIA, N.Y. (January 13, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell behind 3-0 in the first period and was unable to recover in an eventual 7-2, non-conference setback at SUNY Fredonia this evening at Steele Hall Ice Arena.
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    January 09, 2017
    Golden Bears Ride Early Lead to 4-2 Win at Framingham State FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (January 9, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team opened up a 3-0 lead early in the second period and held on for a 4-2 non-conference victory at Framingham State University this evening at Loring Arena.
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    January 05, 2017
    Western New England Opens Second Semester with 2-2 Tie Against Worcester State WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 5, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team opened its second semester schedule with a 2-2 tie against Worcester State University this evening in non-conference action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    December 08, 2016
    Assumption Tops Western New England with Pair of Late Goals, 3-1 WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 8, 2016) – Assumption College scored the go-ahead goal with 4:56 remaining in regulation and added another 34 seconds later on its way to a 3-1 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference men’s ice hockey action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    December 03, 2016
    Golden Bears Blanked at Endicott, 5-0 BEVERLY, Mass. (December 3, 2016) – The Western New England University ice hockey team suffered a 5-0 setback to Endicott College this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Raymond Bourque Arena.
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    December 01, 2016
    Becker Rallies to Edge Western New England in Overtime, 5-4 MARLBORO, Mass. (December 1, 2016) – Western New England University and Becker College combined to score five goals over the final four minutes of regulation before the Hawks came away with a 5-4 win in overtime this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) ice hockey action at the New England Sports Center.
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    November 28, 2016
    Gollmer & Kleyman Honored by the CCC with Weekly Awards SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 28, 2016) – Sophomore goaltender Kevin Gollmer (Flourtown, Pa.) and sophomore forward David Kleyman (Brooklyn, N.Y.) of the Western New England University ice hockey team have been recognized with weekly awards from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), the league office announced this afternoon.
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    November 26, 2016
    Western New England Captures Rutland Herald Invitational with 3-1 Victory over Tufts RUTLAND, Vt. (November 26, 2016) – Sophomore forward David Kleyman (Brooklyn, N.Y.) posted a three-point effort and sophomore goaltender Kevin Gollmer (Flourtown, Pa.) finished with 35 saves as the Western New England University ice hockey team captured the 2016 Rutland Herald Invitational with a 3-1 victory over Tufts University this evening at Spartan Arena.
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    November 25, 2016
    Golden Bears Edge Castleton in Rutland Herald Invitational Opener, 1-0 RUTLAND, Vt. (November 25, 2016) – Sophomore forward Matt O’Dea (Orland Park, Ill.) snapped a scoreless tie late in the third period as the Western New England University ice hockey team earned a 1-0 victory over Castleton University this evening in the opening round of the Rutland Herald Invitational at Spartan Arena.
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    November 19, 2016
    Golden Bears Hold Off Wentworth for 3-2 Victory WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 19, 2016) – Western New England University scored the go-ahead goal with one second remaining in the second period and held off the Wentworth Institute of Technology in the third to claim a 3-2 victory this afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) ice hockey action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    November 17, 2016
    Second Period Sinks Golden Bears in 5-2 Loss to Nichols WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 17, 2016) – The Western New England University ice hockey team surrendered a trio of second period goals in a 5-2 setback to Nichols College this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center
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    November 12, 2016
    Curry Skates to 4-1 Win over Western New England MILTON, Mass. (November 12, 2016) – The Curry College ice hockey team employed four different goal scorers in a 4-1 victory over Western New England University this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Max Ulin Rink.
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    November 10, 2016
    Western New England Settles for 2-2 Tie with Suffolk WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 10, 2016) – Suffolk University erased a 2-1 deficit late in the third period on its way to a 2-2 tie with Western New England University this evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) ice hockey action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    November 05, 2016
    Golden Bears Bounce Back with 4-2 Win over UNE WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 5, 2016) – Four different Golden Bears scored as the Western New England University ice hockey team earned an impressive 4-2 victory over the University of New England in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    November 03, 2016
    Western New England Drops CCC Opener at Johnson & Wales, 7-1 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 3, 2016) – Western New England University opened the inaugural season of Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) hockey with a 7-1 setback to Johnson & Wales University this evening at Lynch Arena.
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    October 28, 2016
    Golden Bears Fall to Westfield State in 2016-17 Opener, 4-1 WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 28, 2016) – The Western New England University ice hockey team fell to Westfield State University, 4-1, in the 2016-17 opener for both programs this evening in non-conference action at the Olympia Ice Center.
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    October 26, 2016
    Western New England Picked Tenth in CCC Preseason Coaches Poll SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 26, 2016) – The Western New England University ice hockey team has been selected to finish tenth in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released this morning by the league office.
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    October 24, 2016
    Western New England Ice Hockey Announces Return to Olympia Ice Center for 2016-17 Campaign SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 21, 2016) – The Western New England University ice hockey team will have a new home arena starting with the upcoming 2016-17 season, as the program announced its move back to the Olympia Ice Center in West Springfield, Mass.
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    September 20, 2016
    Clay Strachan Stepping Down After 14 Seasons as Assistant Ice Hockey Coach SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (September 20, 2016) – Longtime Western New England University assistant ice hockey coach Clay Strachan will be stepping down after 14 seasons, it was announced today by head coach Greg Heffernan.