2017-18 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • Men’s Ice Hockey Defeats Stonehill in Semester Finale; Lancers Improve to 10-1
    December 12, 2017
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Mitchell Purdie (Peterborough, Ont.) assisted 3-of-5 goals in the Lancers’ win over Stonehill Tuesday (Dec. 12) evening inside the Foxboro Sports Complex.
  • USCHO’s “Lancers benefiting from high-intensity hockey”
    December 08, 2017
    Over the past several years, the MASCAC championship has come down to a battle between Plymouth State and Salem State. This year, there is a new team sitting atop the conference standings heading into the semester break with aspirations of maintaining their fast start and key early season wins over both past incumbent title winners. Worcester State is currently 5-1-0 in the conference and 8-1-0 overall, and their coach continues to rev-up the Lancers’ game toward an even higher compete level.
  • Two Third Period Goals Carry Lancers to 4-2 Win over Post University
    December 08, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team scored two goals in the third period to rise above Post University for a 4-2 win in a Friday night matchup inside the Worcester Ice Center.
  • MEN'S ICE HOCKEY: Lancers off to Epic Start
    December 08, 2017
    The Worcester State University men's ice hockey team is off to an epic start as they currently sit at 8-1-0 overall and 5-1-0 in the MASCAC after winning their first eight in a row before last weekend's setback to Fitchburg State in their new home, the Worcester Ice Center. The Blue and Gold wrap up 2017 with a home game against Post on Friday (Dec. 8) and a road game at Stonehill on Tuesday (Dec. 12) before returning to the ice on Jan. 6 for the second half of the season. #LancerNation Video produced by Marisa Kulis & Collin Quinn | Sports Information Interns
  • Telegram & Gazette’s “Worcester State men’s hockey thriving under coach Shayne Toporowski”
    December 07, 2017
    Shayne Toporowski knew he was tackling a titanic task when he became Worcester State hockey coach four years ago. The program was struggling, and Toporowski also knew it would take time to turn it around.
  • Falcons Deal Lancers First Loss of Season; Eight-Game Winning Streak Comes to an End
    December 02, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Falcons of Fitchburg State snapped Worcester State’s men’s ice hockey eight-game winning streak and served the Lancers their first loss of the season in a Saturday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey Remains Unbeaten and Earns Eighth Straight Win with 4-1 Victory over UMass Dartmouth
    November 30, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team remains unbeaten as Michael Moran (Milford, Mass.) guided the Lancers to their eighth straight win with two third period goals and an assist to triumph 4-1 over the visiting Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth in Thursday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action.
  • Reinstein Receives Second Consecutive MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Goalie of the Week Award
    November 27, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Josh Reinstein (Woodland Hills, Calif.) has earned his second consecutive Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey goalie of the week award, as announced by the league Monday (Nov. 27) afternoon.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey Wins Seventh Consecutive with 2-1 Victory over St. Anselm
    November 21, 2017
    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Worcester State University’s Nick Patullo (Doylestown, Pa.) tallied a goal and an assist in the Lancers’ 2-1 cross-divisional win over St. Anselm College to improve the Lancers’ winning streak to seven and remain unbeaten for the 2017-18 season.
  • Reinstein Named MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Goaltender of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s sophomore goaltender, Josh Reinstein (Woodland Hills, Calif.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey goaltender of the week, as announced by the league Monday (Nov. 20) afternoon.
  • Manning and Reinstein Help Lancers to 1-0 Shutout over Westfield State; Worcester State Extends Winning Streak to Six and Remain Unbeaten
    November 18, 2017
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – First-year Matthew Manning (Novi, Mich.) scored an early power play goal and sophomore goaltender Josh Reinstein (Woodland Hills, Calif.) turned away 27 shots to help Worcester State to a 1-0 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) shutout over Westfield State Saturday evening.
  • Drevitch Earns MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week Honors
    November 13, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman forward Tim Drevitch (Oxford, N.J.) has been named the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey rookie of the week, as announced by the league on Monday (Nov. 13) afternoon.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey Wins Fifth Straight with 4-0 Shutout over Salem State
    November 11, 2017
    SALEM, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Tim Drevitch (Oxford, N.J.) had a goal and an assist and Josh Reinstein (Woodland Hills, Calif.) made 18 saves as Worcester State extended its winning streak to five and shutout the Vikings of Salem State 4-0 in a Saturday afternoon Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey Skates Past Framingham State, 7-1
    November 09, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team saw a complete-team effort in the Lancers’ 7-1 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over the visiting Framingham State Rams in a Thursday evening matchup.
  • Moran Named to D3hockey.com Men's Ice Hockey Team of the Week
    November 08, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. - In addition to being named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men's ice hockey player of the week, Worcester State's senior forward Mike Moran (Milford, Mass.) has been named to the D3hockey.com men's ice hockey team of the week, as announced by the organization Wednesday (Oct. 8) morning.
  • Moran’s Hat-Trick Lands Him MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Player of the Week Honors
    November 06, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior forward Mike Moran (Milford, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey player of the week following great performances in the Lancers’ past two games.
  • Moran Nets Hat-Trick in Lancers’ 4-3 Win over Franklin Pierce
    November 04, 2017
    WINCHENDON, Mass. – After a third period that saw six goals scored, and a lead taken by Franklin Pierce University, Worcester State University came back with three consecutive goals from Worcester State’s senior forward Mike Moran (Milford, Mass.) to attain the 4-3 non-conference win over the Ravens Saturday evening.
  • Lancers Erase 2-0 Deficit and Comeback to Defeat Plymouth State 3-2 for First MASCAC Win
    October 31, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s hockey team overcame a 2-0 deficit and came back to defeat the visiting Plymouth State Panthers by a score of 3-2 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) opener Tuesday evening.
  • James Earns MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week Honors
    October 30, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman forward Ryan James (Katy, Texas) has been tabbed the league’s first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey rookie of the week this season, as announced by the league Monday (Oct. 30) afternoon.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey Opens Up 2017-18 Campaign with 3-1 Win over Johnson & Wales
    October 27, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey opened up the 2017-18 campaign with a 3-1 non-conference win over the visiting Johnson & Wales Wildcats Friday evening at the Lancers’ opening night at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center.
  • Worcester State Men’s Ice Hockey Picked to Finish Fifth in MASCAC
    October 25, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass.— The Worcester State University men's ice hockey team has been picked to finish fifth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) preseason poll, as announced by the conference Tuesday (Oct. 24) afternoon.
  • Lancers Hockey Team to Begin Inaugural Season in Worcester Ice Center
    October 19, 2017
    The Worcester State University men’s hockey team will begin its 2017-2018 season with a “White Out” home game match up against Johnson and Wales University (RI). The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative Opening Night Game Puck.
  • Telegram & Gazette’s “Worcester Ice Center ‘home away from home’ for Worcester State, Becker hockey teams”
    October 04, 2017
    The inside of locker room No. 1 at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center is a blank slate right now, empty wooden stalls with hooks and spots for name plates, but soon Worcester State players will settle in with their sticks and skates and helmets, and there will be more blue and yellow adornments to match the Lancer logo already decorating the locker room door.
  • New Home for Men’s Ice Hockey Is a Game-Changer
    August 22, 2017
    For John Coughlin, associate head coach of Worcester State’s men’s hockey team, it was the missing link—or rather, rink—he needed to sell a top-level hockey program. After recruiting trips, the phone never used to ring much for him.