2014-15 Merrimack College Men's Ice Hockey News

Gustafsson, Larsson Pace Men’s Ice Hockey’s League-Best 22 All-Academic Selections
Sophomore and freshman forwards named HEA Top Scholar-Athlete after posting 4.0 GPAs

Seney Selected by New Jersey Devils in 2015 NHL Draft
Seney (pictured) landed with the New Jersey Devils in the sixth round!

Merrimack Reveals 2015-16 Men’s Ice Hockey Schedule
Warriors to host 16 games next winter, including last two national champions

Former Coaches Anderson, Doneghey Instrumental in Chicago’s Run to Stanley Cup
Ron Anderson, Mike Doneghey help Chicago capture third Stanley Cup in six years

Men’s Ice Hockey Posts Perfect APR Score
Warriors posted perfect Academic Progress Rate for second year in a row

Men’s Ice Hockey Earns NCAA Public Recognition Award for Academic Progress Rate
Warriors honored for posting APR scores that ranked in top-10 percent of Division I

Men’s Ice Hockey Hosts End-Of-Year Banquet
Senior Rasmus Tirronen named Team MVP

Men’s Ice Hockey to Host End-Of-Year Banquet Thursday, April 16
Join the men’s ice hockey team on Thursday, April 16, to celebrate the 2014-15 season!

Tirronen Inks ELC with Carolina Hurricanes
Senior goaltender agreed to terms with one-year, entry-level contract

Mansfield Inks Contract with Tulsa Oilers
Senior defenseman becomes second signee of the day

Tirronen Hauls in Postseason HEA Accolades
Senior goaltender named HEBWA All-HEA Second Team, HEA All-Star Honorable Mention

Kolomatis Signs with South Carolina Stingrays
Senior captain becomes first member of Class of 2015 to ink professional contract

Men’s Ice Hockey Falls to #3, Boston U., 5-0; Warriors Swept in HEA Quarterfinals
Merrimack finishes season with eight-win improvement from last year

Four-Goal Second Leads #3 Boston University Past Men’s Ice Hockey, 6-2, in Game 1 of HEA QF’s
Freshman Jace Hennig (pictured) scored two more playoff goals Friday night

Men’s Ice Hockey Set for Hockey East Quarterfinals, Travels to #3 Boston University Friday (7:30 p.m.)
Fresh off Opening Round sweep, Warriors face Terriers in best-of-three quarterfinal series

Tickets Now Available for HEA Quarterfinals at BU
Tickets in designated Merrimack fan section available for $22!

Tirronen Named HEA Defensive Player of the Week
Senior finished with 99 saves in Opening Round series sweep against Northeastern

Tibbet Sends Men’s Ice Hockey to HEA Quarterfinals, Warriors Sweep Northeastern in Double OT, 2-1
Freshman’s sixth marker of the year completes series sweep

Singleton’s OT Winner Lifts Men’s Ice Hockey to 3-2 Victory in Game 1 at Northeastern
Senior scores first goal in 87 games to lift Merrimack to victory

Men’s Ice Hockey Meets #6 Northeastern in HEA Opening Round; Catch Saturday/Sunday on NESN!
Warriors and Huskies to meet for first time ever in league tournament this weekend

Men’s Ice Hockey Blanked by UNH, 3-0; Will Take on Northeastern in HEA First Round
Warriors will travel to Northeastern next weekend. Game 2 & 3 will be broadcast on NESN,

UNH Skates by Men’s Ice Hockey, 4-1, in Weekend Opener Friday in Durham
Sophomore Mathieu Tibbet (pictured) tallied lone goal for Merrimack

Men’s Ice Hockey Wraps up Regular Season at New Hampshire for Weekend Series (7:30/5 p.m.)
Catch Friday's game live on WBIN and Fox College Sports Atlantic

Men’s Ice Hockey Battles #18 Vermont to Scoreless Draw in Weekend Series Finale
Senior Rasmus Tirronen (pictured) turned away 49 shots Saturday

#18 Vermont Takes Weekend Opener, Downs Men's Ice Hockey, 2-1, Friday Night
Sophomore Hampus Gustafsson (pictured) scored his third goal in two games on Friday

Men’s Ice Hockey Travels to #18 Vermont for Weekend Two-Game Series
Warriors look to bump five-game skid Friday night in Burlington

Maine Sweeps Weekend Series; Men’s Ice Hockey Falls, 5-3, on Senior Night
Sophomore Hampus Gustafsson (pictured) scored twice for Merrimack on Saturday

Maine Trips Up Men’s Ice Hockey, 4-3, in Weekend Series Opener
Junior John Gustafsson (pictured) lit the lamp for Merrimack on Friday night

TIME CHANGE: Men’s Ice Hockey Now to Play Maine at 4 p.m. Saturday at Lawler Rink
Concerns over incoming winter storm bump up Saturday’s game time

Men’s Ice Hockey Concludes Home Regular-Season Slate with Weekend Series vs. Maine
Warriors, Black Bears renew rivalry this weekend at Lawler Rink

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces Promotions, Discounts for Final Regular-Season Home Weekend vs. Maine
Fan Appreciation Night scheduled for Friday; Senior Night Saturday!

Late Goal Lifts UConn over Men’s Ice Hockey, 1-0, Tuesday Night in Hartford
Warriors, Huskies settle for season split

Men’s Ice Hockey Wraps up Season Series at Connecticut Tuesday (7 p.m.)
Warriors battle Huskies in search of pivotal two-point night tomorrow in Hartford

Slow Start Dooms #18 Men’s Ice Hockey in 4-2 Home Setback vs. #11 Boston College Friday
Freshman Brett Seney (pictured) notched his team-leading 11th goal of the season Friday

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Welcomes #11/12 BC Friday Night; ALL TICKETS SOLD OUT!
Warriors and Eagles conclude regular-season series at sold-out Lawler Rink Friday at 7 p.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey Celebrated Team IMPACT Night vs. UMass Lowell
Team IMPACT members from both Merrimack and UMass Lowell attended the game Friday night

#19 Men’s Ice Hockey Drops 4-1 Decision at #10 UMass Lowell Saturday Night
Junior Ben Bahe (pictured) scored his second goal of the season Saturday

Tirronen’s 51 Saves Help #19 Men’s Ice Hockey Steal 2-1 Win vs. #10 UMass Lowell
Senior recorded first-ever 50-save night to help Warriors top River Hawks for first time in two years

#19 Men’s Ice Hockey Meets #10 Lowell in Weekend Series; Catch Friday on WBIN/FCS Pacific/ESPN3!
Warriors clash with rival River Hawks in weekend home-and-home series

Men’s Ice Hockey to Host Team IMPACT Night Friday
#19 Merrimack hosts #10 UMass Lowell Friday night at Lawler Rink!

FROM THE HERALD: Merrimack scores with Seney
Freshman forward Brett Seney (pictured) was featured in the Boston Herald this week

Men’s Ice Hockey's Tuesday Game at UConn POSTPONED to Feb. 10 (7 p.m.)
Incoming blizzard forces postponement of Tuesday's Hockey East game in Hartford

UMass Trips Up #14/15 Men’s Ice Hockey, 4-1, in Weekend Finale Sunday in Amherst
Freshman Collin Delia (pictured) finished with a career-high 36 saves for Merrimack

Men’s Ice Hockey's Saturday Tilt at UMass POSTPONED to Sunday Afternoon (4 p.m.)
Weekend snowstorm forces postponement of Saturday’s contest at Mullins Center

#14/15 Men’s Ice Hockey Plays to 4-4 Draw vs. UMass in Weekend Opener
Sophomore Chris LeBlanc (pictured) added a goal and an assist for the Warriors Friday night

#14/15 Men’s Ice Hockey Hosts UMass Friday on Women’s Ice Hockey and Skating Strides Night
Warriors and Minutemen open weekend home-and-home series Friday at Lawler Rink

Men's Ice Hockey Named CHN Team of the Week
After sweeping #12 Quinnipiac in a weekend series, the Warriors were named College Hockey News' Team of the Week

#19 BC Holds On, Hands #14/15 Men’s Ice Hockey 2-1 Road Setback Wednesday at Kelley Rink
Freshman Jace Hennig (pictured) notched his seventh goal of the season against BC

#14/15 Men’s Ice Hockey Set for Midweek League Clash at #19 BC on NESN/TSN2
Warriors and Eagles meet Wednesday night at Conte Forum (7 p.m.)

Seney Honored as Hockey East Rookie of the Week
The freshman totaled four points (3g, 1a) as the #14 Warriors swept Quinnipiac

Seney’s Two-Goal Night Leads #20 Men’s Ice Hockey to Weekend Sweep of #12 Quinnipiac
Freshman Brett Seney (pictured) helps Warriors top Bobcats, 3-1, to sweep weekend series

#20 Men’s Ice Hockey Outlasts #12 Quinnipiac in 4-3 Home Win Friday Night
Junior Brian Christie (pictured) notched his second two-goal performance this season Friday

#20 Men’s Ice Hockey Returns Home to Face #12 Quinnipiac Friday Night
Warriors clash with ECAC foe Quinnipiac in home-and-home series this weekend

2015 Men's Ice Hockey Alumni Game Set for Feb. 14
Calling all men's ice hockey alumni: join us on Feb. 14 for the 2015 Alumni Game!

Tirronen Named HEA Defensive Player of the Week
Senior goaltender finished with 81 saves at Mariucci Classic over the weekend

#9 UMass Lowell Edges #18 Men’s Ice Hockey, 3-1, in Mariucci Classic Title Game
Senior Dan Kolomatis (pictured) tallied lone goal for Merrimack Saturday

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Upsets #8 Minnesota, 3-2, to Advance to Mariucci Classic Championship
Senior goaltender Rasmus Tirronen (pictured) turned away career-high 40 shots in win over Gophers

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Opens Second Half at Mariucci Classic, Faces #8 Minnesota Friday, UML/RIT Saturday
Warriors battle eighth-ranked Golden Gophers in Mariucci Classic opener Friday night on FSN+

Merrimack S.A.A.C. Donates Toys to Lawrence Boys & Girls Club for Holidays
Members of Merrimack S.A.A.C. participated in annual Christmas community service initiative

Merrimack Releases Three-Day Holiday Sale
Need a last-minute stocking-stuffer? Purchase $10 tickets to select men’s ice hockey games!

Athletic Department Unveils Holiday Mini-Plans
Choose from three separate mini-plans at discounted rates for a perfect gift for the holiday season!

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Falls at #2/3 BU, 4-2, Saturday
Junior Brian Christie (pictured) scored twice against the Terriers

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Skates to 1-1 Draw vs. #2/3 BU
Freshman Brett Seney (pictured) tallied team-leading seventh goal in Friday’s draw

#18 Men’s Ice Hockey Concludes First Half with Home-and-Home vs. #3/2 BU; Limited Tickets Remain!
Warriors tackle Terriers Friday at Lawler Rink, travel to Agganis Arena Saturday (7 p.m.)

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces Cyber Monday Deal
Choose any three of five designated home games for only $30!

Men’s Ice Hockey Ranked 18th Nationally in USCHO Poll
Warriors return to national rankings for first time since February 2013

Men’s Ice Hockey Hits 10 Wins with 2-1 Victory over Clarkson to Sweep Weekend Series Saturday Night
Warriors off to second-fastest 10-win start since joining Hockey East

Balanced Attack Leads Men’s Ice Hockey over Clarkson
Sophomore Chris LeBlanc (pictured) posted his second goal this season Friday

Men’s Ice Hockey Entertains Clarkson for Thanksgiving Weekend Series Friday/Saturday
Warriors welcome Golden Knights to North Andover for first time in 25 years this weekend!

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces Promotions for Thanksgiving Weekend Series vs. Clarkson
Warriors welcome Clarkson for two-game series at Lawler Rink this Thanksgiving Weekend!

Northeastern Trips up Men’s Ice Hockey, 3-1, Saturday
Warriors settle for third straight weekend split in conference play

Kolquist’s Two-Goal Night Propels Men’s Ice Hockey over Northeastern, 4-2, Friday at Lawler Rink
Freshman blueliner tallied first two collegiate goals in victory over Huskies

Men’s Ice Hockey Set for Home-and-Home Series with Northeastern, Hosts Scout Night Friday (7 p.m.)
Warriors welcome Huskies to Lawler Rink Friday; all scouts receive limited edition Merrimack patch!

Men’s Ice Hockey Blows by Notre Dame, 4-1, to Split Weekend Series Saturday Night
Mathieu Tibbet (pictured) paced Warriors with two-goal effort

Notre Dame Edges Men’s Ice Hockey, 3-2, in Weekend Series Opener Friday Night
Freshman Brett Seney (pictured) tallied his fifth goal of the year against Notre Dame

Men's Ice Hockey Stays Home to Face Notre Dame in Weekend Series Starting Friday
Tickets still remain for both games at Lawler this weekend!

Merrimack Welcomes Rene Rancourt, Unveils Rally Towel Giveaway for Weekend Series vs. Notre Dame
Limited tickets available for both nights as Fighting Irish return to Lawler Rink for first time since 1991!

Christie’s Third-Period Tally Sends Men’s Ice Hockey Past #12/10 Providence, 1-0, Saturday Night
Warriors earn first win over ranked team since upending #5 Quinnipiac last January

#12/10 Providence Holds Off Men’s Ice Hockey, 3-2, Friday Night in Hockey East Showdown
Freshman Jace Hennig (pictured) scored his third career goal against the Friars

Men’s Ice Hockey Returns to League Play with Home-and-Home Series against #12/10 Providence
Warriors travel to Providence Friday, welcome Friars to Lawler Rink Saturday night

Men’s Ice Hockey to Host Youth Hockey & Flu Shot Night Saturday; Reserved Seating SOLD OUT!
Limited standing room tickets still available for Merrimack’s home tilt vs. #12/10 Providence!

Tirronen Named HEA Stop It Goaltender of the Month
Senior netminder finished unbeaten in five appearances in October

Men’s Ice Hockey Eases by Princeton, 6-1, in Liberty Invitational Consolation Game
Freshman Mathieu Tibbet (pictured) scored his first career goal in Sunday’s victory

Men’s Ice Hockey Skates to 2-2 Draw to UConn in Liberty Invitational Opening Round
Warriors will play in consolation game Sunday afternoon after falling in shootout

FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE: Men’s Ice Hockey Off to a Strong Start
The men’s ice hockey team’s strong start to the season was featured by the Boston Globe today!

Merrimack Sports Network Unveils 2014-15 Winter Broadcasting Schedule
Athletic Department to broadcast every home basketball game FREE this season!

Men’s Ice Hockey Set for Liberty Invitational, Faces UConn Friday Afternoon (4:30 p.m.) in N.J.
Warriors and Huskies meet for second time in two weeks in Liberty Invitational Opening Round

Merrimack Once Again among Top Schools Nationwide in Academic Success Rate
Athletic Department ranked 21st nationally with ASR of 91%

Men’s Ice Hockey’s Rally Falls Short; Warriors Fall to Mercyhurst, 3-2, to Split Weekend Series
Freshman Adam Larsson (pictured) scored first career goal on Saturday

Biega Lifts Men’s Ice Hockey Past Mercyhurst in 5-4 Overtime Thriller Friday Night in Erie
Rookie defenseman tallied first two collegiate goals to help Warriors improve to 4-0

Men’s Ice Hockey Set for Weekend Series at Mercyhurst
Warriors make first-ever trip to Erie, Pennsylvania, for two-game set with Lakers

Gustafsson Lifts Men’s Ice Hockey over UConn in Overtime; Warriors Top Huskies 2-1 Saturday
Merrimack off to 3-0-0 start after come-from-behind victory against UConn

Men's Ice Hockey Hosts UConn in Homecoming Matchup Saturday Night (7 p.m.)
Warriors welcome UConn for Huskies' first-ever Hockey East contest

Tirronen Tabbed HEA Defensive Player of the Week
Senior netminder finished with 49 saves in two victories over the weekend

Men’s Ice Hockey Sweeps Holy Cross with 2-1 Victory in Home Opener Saturday Night
Freshman Jace Hennig (pictured) tallied first career goal in winning effort

Mansfield’s Late Strike Sends Men’s Ice Hockey to 3-2 Opening Night Win at Holy Cross Friday
Senior Justin Mansfield (pictured) scored game-winner late in the third to send Warriors to victory

Men’s Ice Hockey Opens 2014-15 with Weekend Series vs. Holy Cross; Saturday Tickets Still Available!
Warriors renew series with Crusaders starting Friday night in Worcester

Merrimack Announces Men’s Ice Hockey Opening Night Giveaways & Promotions
Free magnet schedule giveaways for ALL fans Saturday!

Third-Period Rally Paces Men’s Ice Hockey to 2-2 Draw vs. St Francis Xavier in Sunday Exhibition
Freshman Marc Biega tallied equalizer to help team tie X-Men

Men’s Ice Hockey Hosts St. Francis Xavier for Exhibition Opener Sunday Afternoon (3 p.m.)
$5 tickets still available for Sunday’s exhibition opener!

Men’s Ice Hockey TV Schedule Announced
Merrimack to partner with WBIN, Fox College Sports, ESPN3 for local broadcasts!

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces $5 Tickets, Postgame Skate for Sunday Exhibition vs. St. Francis Xavier
All tickets $5 while supplies last! Bring your skates and join the Warriors on the ice after the game!

Men’s Ice Hockey Pegged 10th in Hockey East Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Warriors ranked 10th in 12-team field, as preseason poll unveiled at Media Day Monday

Join the Junior Warrior Club Today!
Looking for the best youth fan experience? Become a member of the Jr. Warrior Club!

Merrimack Tabs Bill Gilligan as Men’s Ice Hockey Associate Head Coach
Former UMass assistant and Austrian National Team head coach Bill Gilligan joins men’s ice hockey staff

Merrimack Athletics Announces 2014 Ultimate Warrior Fall Schedule, Rewards
First Ultimate Warrior events of 2014-15 are Thursday/Friday M/W soccer home games (7 p.m.)

Dennehy Promotes Curtis Carr to Men’s Ice Hockey Associate Head Coach
Carr promoted to associate head coach after three-year stint as assistant

Men’s Ice Hockey Single-Game Tickets on Sale
Secure your seats for the 2014-15 Warrior Hockey campaign! All home games now on sale!

Merrimack Announces Men’s Ice Hockey Mini Plans
Choose from four men’s ice hockey Mini Plans for the 2014-15 season!

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces 2014-15 Promotional Schedule
Athletic Department announces 2014-15 Men’s Ice Hockey Promotional Schedule!

Introducing the New Merrimack Athletics Social Media Directory
Follow your favorite teams’ brand-new Twitter accounts for updates throughout the year!

Prudential Center Finalizes Liberty Hockey Invitational Schedule
Merrimack will face UConn on Halloween, Princeton/Yale on Nov. 2 in New Jersey

Men’s Ice Hockey Group Ticket/Luxury Suite Packages on Sale TODAY!
Reserve a luxury suite or purchase group tickets for intermission skates, birthdays and more!

Support Men's Ice Hockey; Sign Up for the President’s Golf Cup Today!
Proceeds at President’s Cup to benefit men’s ice hockey program

Men’s Ice Hockey Announces Date Changes for Boston University Series
Warriors and Terriers will swap originally scheduled home dates in early December

Merrimack Athletics Welcomes Class of 2018 to Campus during Orientation Week
Athletic Department welcomed over 900 future Warriors to campus with special presentation

Merrimack Places Five on Northeast-10 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Men’s Lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s tennis represented on all-academic list

Men’s Ice Hockey Season Tickets on Sale TODAY!
Blue Line Club, Reserved Seating and Young Alumni (New!) packages available now!

Merrimack Places 221 on Northeast-10 Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Merrimack tied for first in NE-10 with 15 student-athletes who finished with 4.0 GPAs

Dennehy Announces 2014-15 Men's Ice Hockey Slate; Individual Tickets On Sale Aug. 20
Warriors’ 2014-15 schedule includes 15 home games, two ’14 Frozen Four opponents

Merrimack Earns Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence
Merrimack Athletics posts four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent

Merrimack College Celebrates Class of 2014 at Commencement Sunday
Former men's soccer player Kennedy Ndamba delivered undergraduate Commencement Speech

Incoming Men’s Ice Hockey Recruit Delia Wins 2013-14 NAHL Community Service Award
Incoming freshman Collin Delia (pictured) was honored for work with Habitat for Humanity