2016-17 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • Warila Named MASCAC Ice Hockey Rookie Of The Year
    March 08, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Freshman forward Tyler Warila was selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Rookie of the Year as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Defeated By Plymouth State, 7-1
    February 28, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a tough 7-1 decision to the Panthers of Plymouth State University in semifinal round action of the 2016-17 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Tournament this evening at Hanaway Rink.
  • Ice Hockey Earns Pair of MASCAC Weekly Honors
    February 27, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Senior Cameron Snyder was recently selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Player of the Week, while freshman Tyler Warila earned MASCAC Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week honors as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Tops Worcester State, 5-2
    February 25, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Freshman Tyler Warilia’s second goal of the game propelled the Fitchburg State University men’s ice hockey team to a5-2 victory over visiting Worcester State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Quarterfinal action on Saturday afternoon at the Wallace Civic Center.
  • The Falcon Report: Cup Crusaders ‘Pink the Rink’ Continues Success
    February 24, 2017
    Kathy Dirusso, director of the non-profit breast cancer awareness organization, the Cup Crusaders, certainly knows how to make an entrance. If one met with Dirusso, she would stick out from the crowd and become immediately noticeable. She’s recognizable not by formal introductions, but because of her wild pink hair, pink vest, and pink sunglasses. If someone asks her about her eccentric outfit, they would learn that despite her pinked-out appearance, she has strong reservations about wearing pink.
  • Fitchburg State Earns The Fourth Seed In Upcoming MASCAC Ice Hockey Tournament
    February 23, 2017
    Fitchburg State lands in fourth after amassing a 7-10-1 record in league play. Freshman Tyler Warila in his first season with the Falcons led the squad with 26 points on eight goals and 18 assists. His assist total was the fourth-best in the MASCAC at the end of the regular season.
  • Fitchburg State Upended By UMass Dartmouth, 7-2
    February 18, 2017
    NEW BEDFORD, MASS. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a 7-2 decision to the Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at Hetland Arena.
  • Fitchburg State Falls At Plymouth State, 4-1
    February 16, 2017
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a tough 4-1 decision to the Panthers of Plymouth State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at Hanaway Rink.
  • Warila Named MASCAC Ice Hockey Rookie Of The Week
    February 13, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State freshman forward Tyler Warila has been tabbed Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Falls to Worcester State, 4-2
    February 13, 2017
    Fitchburg, Mass. – Fitchburg State University fell to the Lancers of Worcester State, 4-2 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action on a snowy Monday night at the Wallace Civic Center.
  • Fitchburg State Nipped By Salem State, 7-5
    February 11, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Senior forward Cameron Snyder netted a pair of markers for Fitchburg State, but the Falcons dropped a 7-5 decision to the visiting Vikings of Salem State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Wallace Civic Center on senior day.
  • Saari Tabbed MASCAC Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State sophomore goalkeeper Kirby Saari was recently selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Hillick Selected MASCAC Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State freshman forward Kyle Hillick was recently tabbed Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Holds Off Westfield State, 3-2
    February 04, 2017
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team received goals from three different player as the Falcons defeated the Owls of Westfield State University, 3-2 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Amelia Park Ice Arena.
  • Fitchburg State Blanks Framingham State, 4-0
    February 02, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Four different Falcon players netted a goal as the Fitchburg State ice hockey team defeated Framingham State University, 4-0 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Wallace Civic Center.
  • Dean Fuller - MASCAC Made
    January 31, 2017
    As children, we idolize the sports figures that are thrust in our lives. Looking up to them and doing everything we can to be just like them. For Dean Fuller, the Fitchburg State men’s ice hockey head coach, it was one local team and played that shaped his love of hockey.
  • Fitchburg State Defeated By Colby, 8-3
    January 29, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team was in action this afternoon, dropping a tough 8-3 decision to the 14th ranked Mules of Colby College in non-conference action at the Alfond Rink.
  • Falcons net 5 straight for come-from-behind win
    January 26, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Freshman Kyle Hillick and sophomore Michael Fretz each potted a pair of goals as Fitchburg State University erased an early two goal deficit to down UMass-Dartmouth, 7-3 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at the Wallace Civic Center this evening. The win halts a four game skid for the Falcons, as they improve to 8-9-1 overall and 5-6-1 in conference play, while the Corsairs dip to 10-7 (6-5 MASCAC) on the season
  • Plymouth State Doubles Up Fitchburg State, 4-2
    January 21, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. - The Fitchburg State University hockey team hosted its second annual ‘Pink the Rink’ night at the Wallace Civic Center, dropping a 4-2 decision to Plymouth State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening.
  • Fitchburg State Edged By Salem State, 3-1
    January 19, 2017
    SALEM, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a tough 3-1 decision to the Vikings of Salem State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Rockett Ice Arena.
  • Sentinel & Enterprise Sports: Pink on the Rink event is 'bigger than a hockey game'
    January 17, 2017
    By Nick Mallard, nmallard@sentinelandenterprise.com FITCHBURG -- It's no secret that many -- if not most -- athletes are creatures of habit. No matter the sport, pre-game rituals and preparations exist. Even in games, small things that have worked in the past are relied upon as markers of good luck. Change isn't always welcome.
  • Fitchburg State Defeated By Worcester State, 5-2
    January 14, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team dropped a tough 5-2 decision to the Lancers of Worcester State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of Holy Cross this evening.
  • Fitchburg State Upended By Westfield State, 4-1
    January 12, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Senior forward Jackson Leef netted a hat-trick for the Owls as Fitchburg State University (7-6-1, 4-3-1 MASCAC) fell to Westfield State University (8-6, 4-4 MASCAC), 4-1, in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) ice hockey matchup on Thursday night at the Wallace Civic Center.
  • Fitchburg State Rallies Past Assumption, 5-4
    January 10, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team scored three third period goals as the Falcons rallied past Assumption College, 5-4 in non-conference action this evening at the Buffone Arena.
  • Saari Tabbed MASCAC Ice Hockey Goaltender Of The Week
    January 09, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State sophomore goaltender Kirby Saari was recently selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Goaltender of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Soars Past Framingham State, 5-2
    January 07, 2017
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. ? The Fitchburg State ice hockey team returned to action this afternoon following the winter break as the Falcons defeated Framingham State, 5-2 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Loring Arena.
  • Fitchburg State Doubles Up Franklin Pierce, 4-2
    December 03, 2016
    RINDGE, N.H. – Sophomore forward Nick DiNicola tallied two goals as the Fitchburg State hockey team defeated the Ravens of Franklin Pierce University in non-conference action at the Jason Ritchie Ice Arena this evening.
  • Fitchburg State Clipped By UMass Dartmouth, 2-1
    December 01, 2016
    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – The Fitchburg State ice hockey team suffered a tough 2-1 setback to the Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Hetland Arena.
  • Saari Named MASCAC Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week
    November 28, 2016
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Sophomore goaltender Kirby Saari was recently selected Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg State Rebounds Over Connecticut College, 3-2
    November 27, 2016
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. ? Junior forward James Gordon tallied a pair of goals to lift the Fitchburg State ice hockey team to a 3-2 win over the Camels of Connecticut College in the consolation game of the 2016 Skidmore Thanksgiving Invitational this afternoon at the Saratoga City Rink.
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