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July 16, 2012
Marottolo Featured on Gottalovecthockey.org "Meet the Coach" Segment
(Fairfield, CT) - Sacred Heart University head men's hockey coach C.J. Marottolo is featured in this week's edition of "Meet the Coach" on gottalovecthockey.org.

July 10, 2012
Twelve Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Players Named to Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team
(Fairfield, CT) – The Atlantic Hockey Association announced its All-Academic Team, with 12 Sacred Heart Pioneers making the list for posting a 3.0 GPA or better through both semesters of the 2011-12 academic season.

July 2, 2012
Gingera Signs Professional Contract with Tulsa Oilers of the CHL
(Fairfield, CT) – Former Sacred Heart University men’s hockey star Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB) has signed a professional contract with the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League.

July 2, 2012
SHU Community Mourns the Passing of Former Pioneer Garrett Larson
Sacred Heart University and the Athletic Department were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former men's ice hockey player Garrett Larson over the weekend. Larson died in a motor vehicle accident in his hometown of Rycroft, Alberta, Canada. A 2005 graduate of Sacred Heart, Larson was 31 and leaves to mourn his wife Jenn and three children.

June 8, 2012
Yelovich Signs Professional Contract with Medvescak in Croatia
(Fairfield, CT) – Anthony Yelovich (Little Falls, NJ), who recently graduated after four years as a member of the Sacred Heart University men’s hockey team, has signed a contract to play professionally overseas with Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL in Croatia.

March 13, 2012
Gingera Signs With Chicago Express of ECHL
(Fairfield, CT) - Matt Gingera, Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Assistant Captain and leading scorer this past season, has signed a professional contract with the Chicago Express - the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets.

March 4, 2012
Pioneer Season Comes to an End in Game Three Loss at Bentley
After forcing a decisive game three with Saturday's 4-2 win, the Sacred Heart men's ice hockey team's season came to an end Sunday night at the hands of the Bentley Falcons, losing 5-0 at Ryan Skating Arena. The Falcons win the series, 2-1 and advance on in the Atlantic Hockey Playoffs. The Pioneers end the season at 6-28-3 overall.

March 3, 2012
Gingera's Hat Trick Leads Men's Hockey Team to Game Three Playoff Game Against Bentley
(Watertown, MA) - Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MA) led the Sacred Heart Men's Hockey with a hat trick and an assist in a 4-2 win over Bentley Saturday night in Game Two of the Opening Round of the Atlantic Hockey Association Playoffs, extending the Pioneers' season to a decisive Game Three Sunday night at the John A. Ryan Skating Arena.

March 2, 2012
Men's Hockey Falls 5-3 to Bentley in Game One of AHA Playoffs
(Watertown, MA) – In an emotional and physical Game One of the Opening Round of the Atlantic Hockey Playoffs, the Bentley Falcons held on for a 5-3 win over the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team in front of raucous crowd at the John A. Ryan Skating Arena in Watertown, MA Friday night.

March 1, 2012
Men's Hockey Set to Take On Bentley In Round One of AHA Playoffs
The Pioneers take on the Bentley Falcons in the best-of-three First Round of the AHA Playoffs.

February 25, 2012
Men's Hockey Beats Army 5-3 to Complete Sweep; Pioneers to Take on Bentley in AHA Tournament
(West Point, NY) – Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB) and Eric Delong (Oakville, MB) both scored twice, helping lead the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team to a 5-3 victory over Army Saturday night in the regular season finale to complete a weekend sweep of the Black Knights. With the win, the Pioneers bumped themselves up to the number 11 seed in next weekend’s Atlantic Hockey Tournament and travel to Bentley to take on the sixth-seeded Falcons in the best-of-three first round series.

February 24, 2012
Men's Hockey Closes Out Regular Season Against Army, Hosting Black Knights Friday for Senior Night
The Pioneers close out the regular season with a home-and-home series against the Army Black Knights in two Atlantic Hockey Association games.

February 24, 2012
Seniors Help Lead Men's Hockey to 5-3 Victory Over Army in Last Home Game
Milford, CT- In a season worth of struggles, Friday night proved to be a bright spot for the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team. Especially for four Pioneers - Anthony Yelovich (Little Falls, NJ), Ryan Miancini (Monroe, CT), Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB), and Chris Bailer (Red Deer, AB), all of whom played and won their last game at the Milford Ice Pavilion together.

February 17, 2012
Men's Hockey Set to Take on Holy Cross in Weekend Series
The Men's Hockey team returns to action for a home-and-home series against the Holy Cross Crusaders in two Atlantic Hockey Association games.

February 17, 2012
Men's Hockey Falls 6-1 at Holy Cross
Worcester, MA- The Men’s Ice Hockey team took to the ice on Friday night in search of their second win in a row, four second-period goals by the Crusaders charged Holy Cross to a 6-1 win over the Pioneers Friday night at the Hart Center.

February 13, 2012
George Named Player of the Week by Atlantic Hockey Association
(Fairfield, CT) - Drew George (Regina, SK) has been named Travevl Team USA Atlantic Hockey Association Player of the Week, announced Monday afternoon.

February 12, 2012
Gingera's Goal in OT Gives Men's Hockey 2-1 Win over UConn
(Bridgeport, CT) – Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB) scored with 35 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team to a 2-1 victory over the UConn Huskies Sunday night at Webster Bank Arena.

February 11, 2012
Men's Hockey Game vs. UConn on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 4:00 pm Postponed Due to Water Main Break at Webster Bank Arena
(Bridgeport, CT) - Due to a water main break at Webster Bank Arena, the Sacred Heart Men's Hockey game against the UConn Huskies originally scheduled for Saturday, February 11 at 4:00 pm has been postponed. The game will be made up on Sunday, February 12 at 6:00 pm, still at Webster Bank Arena.

February 10, 2012
George's Hat Trick Leads Men's Hockey to Last Minute Tie 5-5 at UConn
(Storrs, CT) – Drew George (Regina, SK) completed a hat trick with a game-tying goal with 57 seconds remaining in regulation, as the Men’s Hockey team earned a 5-5 tie in a wild back-and-forth game with the UConn Huskies Friday night at Frietas Ice Forum.

February 10, 2012
SHU Men's Hockey Alumni Game to Kick Off Day of Hockey at Webster Bank Arena Saturday at Noon.
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey Alumni game is set to take place Saturday afternoon, February 11, at Webster Bank Arena at 12:00 pm, with a reception to follow before the Men’s Hockey team hosts the UConn Huskies at 4:00 pm.

February 9, 2012
Men's Hockey to Take on UConn in Home-And-Home Weekend Series
The Pioneers return to action for a home-and-home series against the UConn Huskies in two Atlantic Hockey Association games.

February 4, 2012
Bentley's Last-Second Goal Earns Tie Against SHU Men's Hockey
(Bridgeport, CT) – Brett Gensler scored a dramatic game-tying just before time expired in regulation for the Bentley Falcons, as the Sacred Heart Men’s Ice Hockey team settled for a 3-3 tie Saturday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena.

February 3, 2012
Third Period Surge Does in Men's Hockey Team in 5-2 Loss to Bentley
(Watertown, MA) – The Bentley Falcons scored four third period goals to break a 1-1 tie en route a 5-2 win over the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team.

February 1, 2012
Men's Hockey Begins Home-and-Home Series at Bentley Friday
(Fairfield, CT) - The Pioneers return to action for a home-and-home series against the Bentley Falcons in two Atlantic Hockey Association games.

January 28, 2012
Men's Hockey Loses OT Heartbreaker to AIC 3-2
(Milford, CT) – Adam Pleskach scored his second of the game at 2:37 of overtime to lift the AIC Yellow Jackets to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team Saturday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

January 27, 2012
Men's Hockey Set to Play AIC in Home-And-Home Weekend Series
The Pioneers return to action for a home-and-home series against the AIC Yellow Jackets in two Atlantic Hockey Association games. SHU travels to West Springfield Friday before hosting the Yellow Jackets on Saturday at the Milford Ice Pavilion, with both games beginning at 7:05 pm.

January 27, 2012
Men's Hockey Beats AIC 4-2, Snaps Streak
(West Springfield, MA) – Steven Legatto (Kelowna, BC) made 45 saves and four different Pioneers scored, as the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team snapped a ten-game losing streak to earn their first Atlantic Hockey Association win of the year with a 4-1 victory against the AIC Yellow Jackets at Olympia Ice Center.

January 22, 2012
Men's Hockey Falls 4-3 at Canisius
(Buffalo, NY) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team fought hard to take a 3-1 lead into the third period, but the Canisius Golden Griffins scored three unanswered third-period goals to defeat the Pioneers 4-3 Sunday afternoon.

January 21, 2012
Men's Hockey Travels to Canisius for Two-Game Series
The Pioneers return to action on the road in Buffalo, NY for two Atlantic Hockey Association games against the Canisius Golden Griffins.

January 21, 2012
Men's Hockey Downed 2-0 at Canisius
(Buffalo, NY) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team lost 2-0 Saturday afternoon on the road against the Canisius Golden Griffins.

January 15, 2012
Men's Hockey Falls to RIT 3-0
(Bridgeport, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s hockey team lost 3-0 Sunday afternoon to the RIT Tigers at Webster Bank Arena.

January 14, 2012
Men's Hockey Hosts RIT Saturday at 4:00 pm and Sunday at 12:00 pm at Webster Bank Arena
The Pioneers return home for the first time since December 3 for a two-game weekend series at Webster Bank Arena against the RIT Tigers.

January 14, 2012
Men's Hockey Loses 10-0 Against RIT
(Bridgeport, CT) – The Men’s Hockey team lost 10-0 to the RIT Tigers Saturday afternoon at Webster Bank Arena. Mike Colavecchia registered a hat trick and Greg Noyes scored twice, accounting for half of the Tigers’ offensive attack.

January 7, 2012
Lakers Outlast Men's Hockey 3-1
(Erie, PA) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team battled the Mercyhurst Lakers in a tight contest throughout, but in the end the Pioneers fell 3-1 Saturday night at the Mercyhurst Ice Center.

January 6, 2012
Men's Hockey Loses 9-1 at Mercyhurst
(Erie, PA) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team gave up six second period goals en route to a 9-1 loss to the Mercyhurst Lakers Friday night in the Pioneers’ first game back after a 25-day semester break.

January 4, 2012
Men's Hockey Begins Second Semester with Two Games at Mercyhurst
The Pioneer Men's Hockey team return from the 25-day semester break for a two-game Atlantic Hockey Association series against the Mercyhurst Lakers.

December 11, 2011
Men's Hockey Comes Up Short at Dartmouth 4-1
(Hanover, NH) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team lost 4-1 to the Dartmouth Big Green in a non-conference match-up Sunday afternoon at Thompson Arena.

December 9, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls to Robert Morris 10-4
(Bridgeport, CT) – Eric Delong (Oakville, MB) scored twice for the Pioneers, but the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team lost 10-4 to Robert Morris at Webster Bank Arena Saturday afternoon.

December 9, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls 6-1 at Quinnipiac
(Hamden, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team took to the ice against the Quinnipiac Bobcats for the first time since 2005, with QU prevailing 6-1 Friday night at the TD Bank Sports Center.

December 8, 2011
Men's Hockey Travels to Quinnipiac and Dartmouth This Weekend
The Pioneers take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Dartmouth Big Green, both of the ECAC, in two non-conference games to close out the semester.

December 2, 2011
Men's Hockey Hosts Robert Morris for Two Games This Weekend
The Pioneers host the Robert Morris Colonial in two AHA games this weekend.

December 2, 2011
Colonials Clip Pioneers 5-2
Robert Morris built a 3-0 lead on their way to a 5-2 win over Sacred Heart Friday night in Atlantic Hockey action at the Milford Ice Pavilion. The two teams will square off in the second game of the weekend series tomorrow at 4 pm at the Webster Bank Arena.

November 28, 2011
Gingera Named AHA Player of the Week
(Fairfield, CT) – Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey senior Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MB) has been named Travel Team USA Player of the Week by the Atlantic Hockey Association on Monday, November 28.

November 27, 2011
Men's Hockey Comes Back with Three 3rd Period Goals for 4-4 Tie Against Niagara
Down 4-1 in the third period, the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team scored three unanswered goals to earn their first Atlantic Hockey Association point of the season in a 4-4 tie with the Niagara Purple Eagles at Webster Bank Arena.

November 26, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls 3-2 in Close Battle with Niagara
Steven Legatto (Kelowna, BC) made a season-high 50 saves, but the Niagara Purple Eagles pulled out a 3-2 win over the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team Saturday afternoon at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

November 22, 2011
Pioneers Host #8 Ranked Yale Bulldogs at Webster Bank Arena
The Pioneers host the #8 nationally ranked Yale Bulldogs in the first of eight home games at Webster Bank Arena. Both teams played UConn in their most recent action, with SHU falling 8-3 to the Huskies in Storrs last Wednesday and the Bulldogs prevailing 5-3 in New Haven this past Saturday.

November 22, 2011
Pioneers Stun #8 Ranked Yale Bulldogs, 7-6
The Sacred Heart men’s ice hockey team pulled off one of college hockey’s early season stunning upsets Tuesday night, upending the #8 ranked Yale Bulldogs 7-6 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. SHU sophomore Chad Filteau (Regina, SK) buried the game-winning goal with 4:14 left in the game to send the Pioneers home with not only their first win of the season but the program’s first over a ranked opponent.

November 18, 2011
SHU Hockey Fan Shop Open for the Holidays!
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics and Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey are pleased to announce the opening of the online Sacred Heart Hockey Fan Shop, which has Sacred Heart Hockey-specific apparel available for purchase now.

November 16, 2011
Men's Hockey Takes on UCONN in Midweek Clash
The Pioneers take on the UCONN Huskies tonight in an Atlantic Hockey match-up.

November 16, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls to UConn 8-3
Alex Gerke led UCONN with a hat trick, and the Huskies scored five power play goals in a 8-3 win over the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team.

November 12, 2011
Men's Hockey Comeback Bid Falls Short at Holy Cross 6-4
Worcester, MA- The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team took to the road Saturday night for a matchup against the Crusaders of Holy Cross. The Crusaders scored four second period goal to put the game out of reach for the Pioneers in a game they ultimately dropped by a score of 6-4.

November 11, 2011
Men's Ice Hockey Hosts Army and travels to Holy Cross This Weekend
The Pioneers host Army Friday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion and travel to Holy Cross to take on the Crusaders Saturday night.

November 11, 2011
Army Beats SHU 2-1 Friday Night in Milford
Steven Legatto (Kelowna, BC) made 34 saves in another solid start, but Sacred Heart Hockey fell 2-1 to Army on Armistice Day before a hearty hockey crowd at the Milford Ice Pavilion Friday night.

November 5, 2011
Air Force Clips Sacred Heart, 3-2
For the second straight night the Sacred Heart Men’s Ice Hockey team dropped a one goal decision on the road against Air Force in an Atlantic Hockey Association showdown.

November 4, 2011
Men's Hockey Takes on Air Force In Colorado Springs
The Pioneers travel to Colorado Springs to take on the Air Force Falcons in a two-game Atlantic Hockey series.

November 4, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls Short at Air Force 2-1
The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team took the ice Friday night in search of their first win of the season, but fell just short. Just 1:47 into the third period, John Kruse scored his second goal of the season on an assist from Ryan Timar, giving the Falcons a 2-1 lead, and ultimately the victory.

November 1, 2011
Sheehan Named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week
Brian Sheehan (St. Louis, MO) has been named Travel Team USA Player of the Week by the Atlantic Hockey Association, announced Monday evening.

October 28, 2011
Men's Hockey Comeback Attempt Fall Short, AIC Wins 7-4
The AIC Yellow Jackets staved off a third-period comeback attempt by the Sacred Heart Pioneer Hockey team, as SHU fell 7-4 Friday night at the Olympia Ice Center.

October 27, 2011
Men's Ice Hockey Takes on AIC Friday Night
The Pioneers travel to AIC to take on the Yellow Jackets. Both teams are looking for their first wins of the season.

October 25, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls to Bentley 7-3
Brian Sheehan (St. Louis, MO) scored his first two collegiate goals, but the Bentley Falcons defeated the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team 7-3 Tuesday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

October 25, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls to Bentley 7-3
Brian Sheehan (St. Louis, MO) scored his first two collegiate goals, but the Bentley Falcons defeated the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team 7-3 Tuesday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

October 25, 2011
Men's Hockey Falls to Bentley 7-3
Brian Sheehan (St. Louis, MO) scored his first two collegiate goals, but the Bentley Falcons defeated the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team 7-3 Tuesday night at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

October 24, 2011
Pioneers Host Bentley in Home and Conference Opener Tuesday Night
The Pioneers host the Bentley Falcons in what is both their home opener and Atlantic Hockey opener. Both teams are 0-4 and are looking for their first wins of the season.

October 15, 2011
Golden Knights Take Down Men's Hockey 5-2
The Clarkson Golden Knights completed a two-game weekend sweep of the Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team, defeating the Pioneers 5-2.

October 14, 2011
Sacred Heart Hockey Loses to Clarkson 3-0
The Clarkson Golden Knights scored three times in the first period and made the lead hold up, defeating the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team 3-0 in the first of a two-game weekend series.

October 13, 2011
Sacred Heart Hockey Travels to Clarkson for Two Games
The Pioneers travel to Clarkson for a two-game weekend series. The Pioneers opened the season last weekend at Minnesota for two games, losing 9-0 and 6-0 to the Golden Gophers. Steven Legatto made 38 saves on Friday night, while Andrew Bodnarchuk stopped 39 shots in his collegiate debut in Saturday’s game.

October 8, 2011
Men's Hockey Fall to Golden Gophers 6-0
Kent Patterson stopped all 20 Pioneer shots in net for the Golden Gophers in his second consecutive shutout, as the University of Minnesota beat the Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team 6-0 Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.

October 7, 2011
Men's Hockey Loses to Golden Gophers 9-0 in Season Opener
The Sacred Hear University Men’s Hockey team lost 9-0 to the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the 2011-12 season opener.

October 6, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Set to Open Season against Minnesota Golden Gophers
The Sacred Heart University Pioneer Men's Hockey team opesn the 2001-12 season against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the first-ever meeting between the two programs.

October 2, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Beats Ryerson 5-4 in Preseason Exhibtion
(Milford, CT) – The Sacred Heart University Men’s Hockey team tuned up for the approaching 2011-12 season with a 5-4 win over Ryerson in the Pioneers’ only preseason exhibition of the year Sunday afternoon at the Milford Ice Pavilion.

September 20, 2011
Pioneers Men's Hockey Picked 11th in Atlantic Hockey Association Coaches' Poll
The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team was picked 11th out of 12 in the Atlantic Hockey Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released Tuesday afternoon.

July 21, 2011
Gingera Listed on Hobey Baker Sleeper List for 2012
(Fairfield, CT) – Matt Gingera (Winnipeg, MN) was recently listed as one of 10 Hobey Baker Sleepers for 2012 by the thecollegehockeyblog.com.

July 8, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Announces Incoming Players
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart Men’s Hockey team has announced its incoming players for the 2011-12 season. The group includes two transfer players and seven freshmen to date.

June 9, 2011
Sacred Heart Men's Hockey Releases Finalized 2011-12 Schedule
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart Pioneer men’s hockey team has released its schedule for the 2011-12 season. For the first time ever, the Pioneers will face off with the University of Minnesota. The Pioneers open the season with games on the road against the Golden Gophers October 8-9. The following week, the Pioneers travel to Clarkson for two games.