2016-17 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • No. 7/9 Endicott Defeats Western New England in CCC Quarterfinals, 8-3
    February 25, 2017
    BEVERLY, Mass. (February 25, 2017) – Making its first postseason appearance since the 2012-13 campaign, the eighth-seeded Western New England University ice hockey team fell to top-seeded and No. 7/9 nationally ranked Endicott College, 8-3, in the quarterfinal round of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament this afternoon at Raymond J. Bourque Arena.
  • Western New England Earns CCC Team Sportsmanship Award
    February 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 24, 2017) – The Western New England University ice hockey team has been recognized by the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) with the league’s Team Sportsmanship Award, it was announced yesterday.
  • Golden Bears Clinch Berth in CCC Tournament with 7-2 Win at Wentworth in Regular Season Finale
    February 21, 2017
    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.
  • Salve Regina Hands Western New England 5-2 Setback on Senior Day
    February 18, 2017
    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.
  • Golden Bears Fall to Gulls, 9-0
    February 16, 2017
    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.
  • Becker Pulls Away in Third Period for 5-3 Win over Golden Bears
    February 11, 2017
    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.
  • Nichols Tops Western New England, 3-1
    February 04, 2017
    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.
  • Curry Holds Off Western New England in Final Seconds, 4-3
    February 02, 2017
    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.
  • Four Different Golden Bears Score in 4-2 Victory at Suffolk
    January 28, 2017
    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.
  • Second Period Surge Helps UNE Top Western New England, 6-1
    January 26, 2017
    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.
  • Golden Bears Stun Johnson & Wales with Late Rally, 4-3
    January 21, 2017
    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.
  • Golden Bears Fall to Salve Regina, 6-1
    January 18, 2017
    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.
  • Western New England Drops Non-Conference Contest at Fredonia, 7-2
    January 13, 2017
    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.
  • Golden Bears Ride Early Lead to 4-2 Win at Framingham State
    January 09, 2017
    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.
  • Western New England Opens Second Semester with 2-2 Tie Against Worcester State
    January 05, 2017
    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.
  • Assumption Tops Western New England with Pair of Late Goals, 3-1
    December 08, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Bears Blanked at Endicott, 5-0
    December 03, 2016
    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.
  • Becker Rallies to Edge Western New England in Overtime, 5-4
    December 01, 2016
    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.
  • Gollmer & Kleyman Honored by the CCC with Weekly Awards
    November 28, 2016
    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.
  • Western New England Captures Rutland Herald Invitational with 3-1 Victory over Tufts
    November 26, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Bears Edge Castleton in Rutland Herald Invitational Opener, 1-0
    November 25, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Bears Hold Off Wentworth for 3-2 Victory
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • Second Period Sinks Golden Bears in 5-2 Loss to Nichols
    November 17, 2016
    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
  • Curry Skates to 4-1 Win over Western New England
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Western New England Settles for 2-2 Tie with Suffolk
    November 10, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Bears Bounce Back with 4-2 Win over UNE
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • Western New England Drops CCC Opener at Johnson & Wales, 7-1
    November 03, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Bears Fall to Westfield State in 2016-17 Opener, 4-1
    October 28, 2016
    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.
  • Western New England Picked Tenth in CCC Preseason Coaches Poll
    October 26, 2016
    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.
  • Western New England Ice Hockey Announces Return to Olympia Ice Center for 2016-17 Campaign
    October 24, 2016
    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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