May 18, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Announces New Playoff Format for 2012 Postseason
Following the Atlantic Hockey Directors’ annual spring meeting, which took place in Boston on Monday and Tuesday, May 16 & 17, 2011, Commissioner Bob DeGregorio announced that the Atlantic Hockey 2012 post-season tournament will have a new format.

March 17, 2011
Knowlton Signs with Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL
Patrick Knowlton, the captain of the 2010-11 Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team, has signed a professional contract with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL. The Gladiators are the AA affiliate of the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers.

March 12, 2011
Pioneers Shutout in AHA Elimination Game at Air Force
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team was eliminated from the Atlantic Hockey Association Playoffs with a 4-0 loss at Air Force in game two of the quarterfinals, Saturday night. The Pioneers finished the season 6-25-6 overall, while the Falcons sweep the series 2-0 and move on with a record of 18-11-6.

March 11, 2011
Five Goals Not Enough in AHA Quarterfinal Opener for Men’s Hockey
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team eliminated a two-goal deficit early in the second period, but Air Force freshman forward Tony Thomas gave the Falcons the lead back with just 53 second remaining the frame, with the eventual game-winner of a 7-5 decision for AFA in game one of the Atlantic Hockey Association Quarterfinals.

March 10, 2011
Pioneers Set to Face Air Force Again In Atlantic Hockey Tournament
The Pioneers travel to Air Force for the best-of-three Quarterfinals against the #2 seeded Falcons this weekend in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament. Sacred Heart advanced with a thrilling 6-3 third-period comeback against Bentley in Round One.

March 7, 2011
Matt Gingera Named AHA Player of the Week
Junior Matt Gingera scored the first hat trick of the season, all in the third period, for the Pioneers in their 6-3 come-from-behind playoff win at Bentley on Saturday.

March 5, 2011
Pioneers Pull Off Playoff Comeback, Score Five Third-Period Goals in 6-3 Win Over Bentley
Down 3-1 in the third period of Round One of the Atlantic Hockey Tournament, the Sacred Heart Pioneers rallied for five third-period goals to come from behind and beat the Bentley Falcons 6-3 Saturday night

March 4, 2011
Pioneers Set to Take on Bentley in Atlantic Hockey Tournament
Sacred Heart takes on the Bentley Falcons in the First Round of the Atlantic Hockey Tournament. The Pioneers are 1-2-0 against the Falcons this year, splitting two games at John A. Ryan Rink and losing in OT at the Arena at Harbor Yard. SHU is 10-13 all-time in postseason play at the Division I level, including a 9-9 record in the Atlantic Hockey Tournament. Last season, the Pioneers reached the Atlantic Hockey Finals against RIT after knocking off three-time defending conference champion Air Force 2-1 on a goal by Patrick Knowlton with 42 seconds left in regulation.

February 28, 2011
Delong and St. Onge Earn Weekly AHA Honors
Sophomore forward Eric Delong (Oakville, Man.) was one of three players named the Atlantic Hockey Association's Co-Player of the Week, while senior netminder Olivier St. Onge (Wickham, Que.) was chosen as the league's Goalie of the Week.

February 26, 2011
Pioneers Win Regular Season Finale Over Army, 5-1 at the Arena
A three-goal outburst in the third period sealed a 5-1 Atlantic Hockey win for the Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team over Army at the Arena at Harbor Yard, Saturday afternoon.

February 25, 2011
Pioneers Close Out Regular Season Against Army
Sacred Heart takes on the Army Black Knights in a home-and-home weekend series. The Pioneers close out the regular season with these two games, as they get ready to face either UCONN, Bentley, or Army on the road next weekend in the first round of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs. The Black Knights are tied with Bentley for ninth place with 22 points, and sit just one point behind seventh place UCONN. SHU and Army skated to a 4-4 tie at West Point earlier this season on November 20.

February 25, 2011
Legatto Brilliant, But Pioneers Still Fall
Sophomore goaltender Steven Legatto (Kelowna, B.C.) continues to stay hot between the pipes, but the Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team was unable to come away with a win at Army, Friday night.

February 20, 2011
Pioneers and Crusaders Skate Even at Harbor Yard, 3-3
Once again the Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team could not hold on to a lead in the third period as it drew even with the visiting Holy Cross Crusaders, 3-3, at the Arena at Harbor Yard, Sunday afternoon.

February 18, 2011
Pioneers Set Sights on Holy Cross This Weekend
Sacred Heart takes on the Holy Cross Crusaders in a home-and-home weekend series. Sacred Heart ended the Crusaders’ season last year with a two-game sweep in the AHA Quarterfinals.

February 18, 2011
Pioneers Make Late Push in Narrow Defeat at Holy Cross
Sophomore goaltender Steven Legatto (Kelowna, B.C.) made 37 saves in an attempt to keep the Pioneers within striking distance and classmate Eric Delong (Oakville, Man.) pulled Sacred Heart within one late, but it wasn’t enough as Holy Cross took a 3-2 Atlantic Hockey win at the Hart Center, Friday night.

February 13, 2011
Sacred Heart Falls in Outdoor Contest to UConn
The Sacred Heart and Connecticut men’s ice hockey teams faced off at Rentschler Field, as a part of the Whalers Hockey Fest, under the sky on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies completed a season sweep of the Pioneers with a 3-1 decision outdoors at the home of UConn football.

February 11, 2011
SHU Welcomes UConn For Final Game of the Year at the MIP
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team takes on the University of Connecticut at the Milford Ice Pavilion, tonight at 7:05 pm.

February 11, 2011
Pioneers Drop Back-And-Forth Affair With Huskies
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team skated in its final game at the Milford Ice Pavilion for the season, Friday night, as the Pioneers fell to the visiting University of Connecticut, 4-2. Senior Evan Mladenoff (Leawood, Kan.) registered both scores for SHU.

February 10, 2011
Pioneer Alumni Game At Rentschler Field Slated for Saturday, February 12
(Fairfield, CT) – With the current Sacred Heart Pioneer team set to take on the UCONN Huskies on Sunday, February 13 at 1:00 p.m. outdoors at Rentschler Field as part of the Whalers Hockey Fest, past Sacred Heart Pioneer stars will be leading off the weekend with an alumni game slated for Saturday, February 12 at 12:30 p.m. A total of 29 former Pioneer Men’s Hockey players will play each other, with the team split up based on even/odd year of graduation.

February 5, 2011
Three-Goal Lead Slips Away From SHU in OT Loss to Bentley
Sacred Heart poured in four goals in the second period, but could not hold on to a 4-1 lead and the Pioneer men’s ice hockey team dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to Bentley at the Arena at Harbor Yard on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Joe Campanelli knocked home the game winner for the Falcons just 47 seconds into the extra frame.

February 4, 2011
Pioneers Erase Two-Goal Deficit; Overcome Bentley on the Road
For the first time this season, the Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team recorded a win away from home with a 6-3 win at Atlantic Hockey opponent Bentley, Friday night. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Pioneers as they improved to 4-18-5 overall and 4-11-5 in the AHA, while the Falcons fell to 7-14-5 and 6-10-4.

February 3, 2011
Pioneers Take On Bentley in Home-And Home, Host Falcons at Harbor Yard Saturday
The Pioneers take on the Bentley Falcons in a home-and-home weekend series. SHU travels to Ryan Arena for Friday night’s game, where they lost 6-2 on Nov. 3. SHU then hosts Bentley at Webster Bank Arena (formally the Arena at Harbor Yard), where they are a perfect 2-0 this year.

January 29, 2011
Sacred Heart Offense Quiet in 2-1 Loss to Yellow Jackets
Despite outshooting AIC for the second straight night, the Sacred Heart men’s ice hockey team fell to American International by a score of 2-1 at the Olympia Ice Center. For the game, SHU lead in shots 37-30.

January 28, 2011
Sacred Heart Takes on AIC in Atlantic Hockey Weekend Showdown
The Pioneers take on the American International College Yellow Jackets in a home-and-home weekend series, with four points in the Atlantic Hockey standings on the line. SHU goes for the regular season series win, having defeated AIC already this year on Nov. 6 at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

January 28, 2011
Pioneer Comeback Falls Short vs. AIC
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team trailed American International College by three scores with just over three minutes to play in the game. With two late goals, the Pioneers cut the lead to one, but could not knock in the tying score as they fell to the Yellow Jackets, 6-4, at the Milford Ice Pavilion, Friday night.

January 25, 2011
Sacred Heart Finishes Non-Conference Slate With Loss at #19 Princeton
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team played at #19 Princeton for its final non-conference match-up of the season and fell by a score of 7-1 at the Hobey Baker Rink.

January 24, 2011
Sacred Heart Takes on #19 Princeton Tuesday Night in Last Non-Conference Game
The Pioneers take on the Princeton Tigers for the first time in program history, and are looking for their first win both on the road and out of conference this season. Tuesday night's game is SHU’s last non-conference game of the season.

January 22, 2011
Special Teams Play Proves Costly for SHU Skaters
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team were outplayed 5-1 in the first period, allowing four power play goals, against Niagara in a 6-2 Atlantic Hockey Association defeat on Saturday night. The Pioneers dropped to 3-15-5 overall and 3-9-5 in league play, while the Purple Eagles lifted their record to 15-7-2 and 12-5-0.

January 21, 2011
Pioneers Surge Late, Fall to Niagara 4-2
The Sacred Heart offense came to life late in the third period, but it was too late as the Pioneer hockey team fell to Niagara 4-2 in an Atlantic Hockey contest, Friday night.

January 19, 2011
Sacred Heart Travels to Niagara for Two Games Against Second-Place Purple Eagles
The Pioneers travel to Niagara for their first in-conference games with the Purple Eagles, who joined the Atlantic Hockey Association this season. SHU is 0-4 all time against Niagara in non-conference play. Niagara is currently tied for second place in the AHA. The Pioneers most recently took three points at home against Air Force two weekends ago.

January 8, 2011
Sacred Heart Beats Air Force 4-2 at Arena at Harbor Yard
David Berube (Quebec City, QU) scored two goals, and the Sacred Heart men’s hockey team beat the Air Force Falcons 4-2 Saturday evening at the Arena at Harbor Yard. With the win, the Pioneers took three out of four points in a two-game weekend series with the Falcons, including Friday night’s 5-5 tie.

January 7, 2011
Pioneers Tie Air Force 5-5, Falcons Force OT with 0.6 Second Remaining
Jacques Lamoureux scored a game-tying goal for Air Force with 0.6 seconds remaining in regulation, as the Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team settled for a 5-5 tie with the Falcons Friday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

January 6, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Hosts Air Foce This Weekend at MIP and Arena at Harbor Yard
The Pioneers host the Air Force Falcons in a rematch of last year’s thrilling Atlantic Hockey Semi-Final 2-1 win for SHU on Patrick Knowlton’s goal with 42 seconds remaining. The Pioneers face off with Air Force on Friday night, 1/7 at the Milford Ice Pavilion at 7:00 p.m., and then again on Saturday afternoon, 1/8 at 4:35 p.m. at the Arena at Harbor Yard. Saturday's game is part of a doubleheader with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL), with $10 tickets purchased in advance good for both the Sacred Heart vs. Air Force game and the Sound Tigers game vs. the Worcester Sharks at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling (203) 396-TIXX or in person at the Sacred Heart Athletic Ticket Office in the William H. Pitt Center between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm.

January 3, 2011
Pioneers Return to Action with 5-2 Loss Against St. Lawrence
Sacred Heart returned after a 22-day holiday break with a solid effort against the St. Lawrence Saints, but ultimately fell 5-2 at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

January 2, 2011
Pioneers Return From Break to Host St. Lawrence at the MIP
Sacred Heart returns to action following the 22-day holiday break by hosting the St. Lawrence Saints of the ECAC, a conference against which the Pioneers are 0-5 this season. The Pioneers are in search of their third win of the season after losing to UCONN 9-3 and Clarkson 9-2 three weekends ago at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

December 12, 2010
Golden Knights Prove Too Much for Pioneers
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team hosted an opponent from the ECAC for the first time in program history, but the result was not what the Pioneers desired

December 10, 2010
Sacred Heart Hockey Knocked Off by Visiting Huskies
The University of Connecticut came into the Milford Ice Pavilion and stormed out with a 9-3 victory over the Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team, Friday night.

December 10, 2010
Pioneers Set Sights on Huskies, Host UCONN at the MIP Friday
Sacred Heart plays its third of seven straight games at home against the UCONN Huskies after splitting a weekend series with Mercyhurst at the Milford Ice Pavilion last weekend.

December 4, 2010
Three First Period Goals Put Pioneers Back on Track
The Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team snapped its eight game-winless streak with a 3-2 victory over Mercyhurst Saturday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

December 3, 2010
Pioneer Skaters Return Home to Face Mercyhurst This Weekend
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team hosts Mercyhurst for a pair of games at the Milford Ice Pavilion, this Friday and Saturday at 7:05 pm.

December 3, 2010
Men’s Ice Hockey Drops AHA Tilt With Mercyhurst
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team fell to the visiting Mercyhurst Lakers 6-2 Friday evening.

November 27, 2010
Sacred Heart Squanders Two-Goal Lead, Comes Away with Tie at RIT
Matt Gingera scored twice in a 3-3 tie for the Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team at RIT, Saturday evening.

November 26, 2010
Sacred Heart Downed by RIT, 6-1
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team fell to RIT 6-1 at Ritter Arena, Friday night.

November 26, 2010
Men's Hockey Skates at RIT Over Holiday Weekend
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team is in action on Friday and Saturday night at 7:05 pm at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

November 23, 2010
Sacred Heart To Take on #3 Yale Tuesday Night at Ingalls Rink
The Sacred Heart Pioneer men's hockey team takes on the #3 ranked team in the nation, the Yale Bulldogs, Tuesday night at 7:05 at Ingalls Rink in New Haven.

November 23, 2010
Pioneers Battle But Fall Short to #3 Yale Bulldogs 5-1
Patrick Knowlton (Colorado Springs, CO) scored his team-leading fourth goal of the season, but the #3 Yale Bulldogs beat the Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team 5-1 Tuesday night at Ingalls Rink.

November 20, 2010
Pioneers and Army Black Knights Skate to 4-4 Tie
Eric Delong (Oakville, MB) scored and added an assist for the Sacred Heart men’s hockey team in the Pioneers’ 4-4 tie with the Army Black Knights Saturday night.

November 19, 2010
Men’s Ice Hockey Taken Down by Visiting Crusaders
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team dropped an Atlantic Hockey Association contest to Holy Cross, 7-2, at the Milford Ice Pavilion, Friday night.

November 19, 2010
Men's Hockey Returns Home to Face Holy Cross Tonight
The Sacred Heart University men's hockey team returns to its home rink, the Milford Ice Pavilion, for an Atlantic Hockey contest against Holy Cross tonight at 7:00 pm.

November 13, 2010
Pioneers Tripped Up By Robert Morris 5-1
R.J. Boyd (Punta Gorda, FL) scored his first collegiate goal, but the Robert Morris Colonials beat the Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team 5-1 Saturday night.

November 12, 2010
Pioneer Skaters Look to Build on First Win of 2010-11
The Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team is back on the road as its welcomes Robert Morris to the Atlantic Hockey Association for a weekend series, this Friday and Saturday.

November 12, 2010
Colonials Score Late Third-Period Goal, Pioneers Settle For 4-4 Tie
Robert Morris forward Trevor Lewis scored a game-tying goal with 28.5 seconds to play in regulation, as the Sacred Heart Pioneers had to settle for a 4-4 tie with the first-place Colonials Friday night.

November 6, 2010
Men's Ice Hockey Makes its Harbor Yard Debut Saturday vs. AIC
The Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team plays its first ever game at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport at 3:30 pm, this Saturday. The Pioneers host Atlantic Hockey rival American International in SHU's highly anticipated debut at Harbor Yard.

November 6, 2010
Pioneers Beat AIC 4-2 in First Home Game at Arena at Harbor Yard
Reid McLeod (Teulon, MB) scored a tie-breaking third-period power play goal that proved to be the game-winner in the Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team’s first win on the season, 4-2 over the AIC Yellow Jackets at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

November 4, 2010
Field Set for February's Whaler Hockey Fest
At a press conference held at Rentschler Field, it was officially announced that the Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team would take part in the Whaler Hockey Fest in an Atlantic Hockey contest against Connecticut on February 13.

November 3, 2010
Pioneers' Road Woes Continue Following Loss at Bentley
After a scoreless first period, which the Pioneers outshot the Falcons 12-7, it was all Bentley as the Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team fell 6-2 on Wednesday evening.

November 2, 2010
Men's Ice Hockey Back in League Action at Bentley Tomorrow
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team looks to get on the winning track as it hits the road to face Atlantic Hockey opponent Bentley at 7:05 pm on Wednesday evening.

October 30, 2010
Men's Ice Hockey Back in Action at Colgate Saturday Night
Sacred Heart hits the road for a non-conference contest at Colgate on Saturday October 30. The puck drops at the Starr Rink at 4:00 pm.

October 30, 2010
Colgate Beats Sacred Heart 5-0
Steven Legatto (Kelowna, B.C.) made 50 saves for the Sacred Heart Pioneers, but the Colgate Raiders used three first period goals to jump to a lead they would never relinquish in a 5-0 win Saturday evening.

October 25, 2010
Sacred Heart University and Bridgeport Sound Tigers Reach Partnership
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice Hockey team and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers have finalized an agreement in which the Pioneers will host five Atlantic Hockey Association games at the Arena at Harbor Yard as part of a doubleheader with the American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders.

October 23, 2010
Pioneers Skate to 3-3 Tie with Canisius
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team played to a 3-3 tie with Atlantic Hockey opponent Canisius at the Milford Ice Pavilion, Saturday evening.

October 22, 2010
Pioneer Men's Hockey Opens Home Slate vs. Canisius
The Sacred Heart University men' ice hockey team plays its home opener tonight at the MIlford Ice Pavilion against AHA rival Canisius at 7:05 pm.

October 22, 2010
Sacred Heart Beaten by Canisius in Home Opener 4-1
Steven Legatto made 32 saves and Even Mladenoff scored his first goal of the season, but Preston Shupe led the Canisius Golden Griffins with a three-point night, spoiling the Sacred Heart men’s hockey home opener 4-1 Friday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

October 9, 2010
Pioneers Battle #19 Union in 7-3 Loss
T.J. Powers scored his first collegiate goal and Pat Knowlton and Matt Gingera scored their first goals of the season, but Kelly Zajac scored four times as the #19 Union Dutchmen beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers 7-3 Saturday night at Messa Rink.

October 8, 2010
The Puck Drops on Pioneer Hockey 2010-11 Friday Night at 7:00
The Sacred Heart University men's ice hockey team travels to Union for a pair of games at Messa Rink this weekend to open the 2010-'11 season. Last year the Pioneers came away with a 6-5 overtime win against the Dutchmen.

October 8, 2010
Pioneers Upended in Season Opener
The Sacred Heart University men’s ice hockey team dropped a non-conference decision at Union Friday night by a score of 9-0. The Pioneers were outshot 49-19 for the game.

October 2, 2010
Sacred Heart Beats St. Thomas 5-3 in Exhibition
In their one and only tune-up for the 2010-11 regular season, the Sacred Heart Pioneers beat the St. Thomas Tommies (New Brunswick) 5-3 in an exhibition at the Milford Ice Pavilion Saturday night.

September 22, 2010
Men's Ice Hockey Slated for Seventh in AHA Preseason Poll
The Atlantic Hockey Association revealed its 2010-11 Preseason Coaches' Poll at the AHA Media Day in Rochester, N.Y. yesterday. Sacred Heart was picked to finish seventh, in the newly expanded 12 team conference.

July 1, 2010
Men's Ice Hockey Incoming Freshman RJ Boyd Drafted By Florida Panthers
Future Pioneer defenseman RJ Boyd was taken in the seventh round of the 2010 NHL Draft this weekend by the Florida Panthers.