2018-19 Acadia Men's Hockey News

  • Axemen struggle with 5-2 loss to Huskies
    January 12, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (5-14-2) lost their fifth straight game following a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the second place Saint Mary’s Huskies (14-7-1). Although the Axemen led in shots and came close to tying the game in the third, they never held a lead during the game.
  • Moncton holds on to 2-0 win over Axemen
    January 11, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia started off 2019 at home with a loss, as the Moncton Aigles Bleus shutout the Axemen 2-0 on Friday night in Wolfville. With their fourth consecutive loss, the Axemen remain tied for last place in their division with the Dalhousie Tigers, who also lost on Friday night.
  • Panthers edge Axemen 2-1 in Charlottetown
    January 05, 2019
    CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - The UPEI Panthers renewed their rivalry with the Acadia Axemen on Friday night and in the middle of all the action was Kameron Kielly, who recorded a goal and an assist in a hard-fought 2-1 win. 
  • Reds top Axemen with two goals in the third
    January 05, 2019
    FREDERICTON, NB - The UNB Reds scored twice in the third period and held off the Acadia Axemen 4-3 on Saturday. 
  • Axemen finish first half of season with 5-1 loss to UNB
    December 01, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The Acadia Axemen (5-10-2) closed out the first half of their season on a sour note with a loss to the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked and conference-best UNB Reds (15-0-3) who won by a decisive 5-1 score.
  • Hockey Axemen snap 3 game slide with 5-2 over UPEI
    November 30, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (5-9-2) snapped their three-game losing skid, and the three-game winning streak of the UPEI Panthers (8-6-1) at the same time with a 5-2 win on Friday night in Wolfville. Acadia won a gritty game that saw the teams combine for 102 penalty minutes.
  • Panthers post 4-1 win over Axemen in 2nd period rally
    November 24, 2018
    CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI - A Panther-Axemen matchup at MacLauchlan Arena rarely disappoints and on Friday night, UPEI got the better of their rival 4-1. 
  • Reds hand Axemen 6-1 loss in Fredericton
    November 24, 2018
    FREDERICTON, NB - The UNB Reds scored four power-play goals on route to a 6-1 win over the Acadia Axemen on Saturday. 
  • Huskies squeeze out OT win over Axemen
    November 14, 2018
    HALIFAX, NS - The Saint Mary's Huskies (8-3-1) and the Acadia Axemen (4-7-1) faced off for the second time in less than a week at the Halifax Forum in AUS Men’s hockey action.
  • Axemen back in win column with 5-1 victory vs Moncton
    November 11, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The Acadia Axemen (4-7-1) got a much-needed win and snapped a two-game losing skid on Sunday afternoon, beating the Moncton Aigles Bleus with a convincing 5-1 win.
  • Huskies end slide with 4-2 over Axemen
    November 09, 2018
    HALIFAX, NS - In their first meeting of the season, the Saint Mary's Huskies stopped a two game losing streak with a 4-2 win against the Acadia Axemen in AUS men’s hockey action at the Halifax Forum.  
  • McClelland, Fergus enjoying being 'second generation' hockey players
    November 08, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste - Prior to the fall of 2017, it was rare for the Acadia hockey Axemen to have a player whose father had played in the NHL.
  • Axemen lose 4-3 in OT to StFX
    November 03, 2018
    Antigonish, NS – The StFX X-Men and Acadia Axemen needed a shootout to decide their Friday night game at the Charles V. Keating Centre and it was the home team X-Men who came out on top with the 4-3 win. 
  • Axemen rebound from rough patch with 2-1 win vs Tigers
    October 30, 2018
    Wolfville, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (3-6-0) snapped their four-game losing skid on Tuesday night against the Dalhousie Tigers (1-9-0) with a 2-1 victory.
  • Axemen end road trip with 8-3 loss to Panthers
    October 28, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S - The UPEI Panthers delivered an 8-3 loss to the visiting Acadia Axemen Saturday night and in the middle of all the action was sophomore forward Filip Rydstrom, who single-handedly outscored the Axemen with four goals.
  • Axemen handed 7-0 loss undefeated UNB
    October 26, 2018
    FREDERICTON, NB - Tyler Boland (St. John’s, NL) had two goals and two assists as the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked UNB Reds defeated the Acadia Axemen 7-0 on Friday night. 
  • Panthers take early lead and hold on for a 5-3 win
    October 20, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – For the second night in a row, the Acadia Axemen (2-4) were unable to stage a late comeback, this time against the UPEI Panthers (3-3), who left Wolfville with a 5-3 win.
  • Reds edge past Axemen in 2-1 win
    October 19, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (2-3-0) were unable to mount a comeback against the undefeated UNB Reds (5-0-0) on Friday night, as they lost 2-1. Although the teams were evenly matched for most the game, UNB dominated the third period to take the win.  
  • Four unanswered goals give Axemen 6-3 win over Dal
    October 12, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The Acadia Axemen (2-2) gave the home crowd something to cheer for on Homecoming Weekend in Wolfville, as they defeated the Dalhousie Tigers (1-3) 6-3 on Friday night. The game was a back and forth for most of the 60 minutes – including 4 lead changes – but Acadia pulled away in the third period with four goals coming in the final frame.
  • Dickie, Peyton, Reynolds & St. Louis to be honoured
    October 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia’s 2018 Homecoming weekend celebrations will include the Axemen Hockey Honour Roll induction luncheon on Friday, Oct. 12 beginning at 11:30 am at Fountain Commons.
  • X-Men top Axemen 5-2 for first win of season
    October 10, 2018
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. - The StFX X-Men outplayed the Acadia Axemen Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre, besting the visitors 5-2 after an intense, physical game that saw a combined 74 minutes of penalties incurred.
  • Hockey Axemen dropped 7-1 in first of two NCAA games
    October 08, 2018
    BOSTON, MA – Seven Terriers found the back of the net to help the No. 8 Boston University men's ice hockey team post a 7-1 exhibition victory over Acadia on Saturday evening at Agganis Arena. 
  • Hockey Axemen fall short in 4-3 loss to UMass
    October 08, 2018
    LOWELL, Mass. -- The UMass Lowell Hockey team edged Acadia University, 4-3 in exhibition play on Sunday afternoon at the Tsongas Center. 
  • Axemen improve to 1-1 with OT win vs StFX
    September 28, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (1-1) kicked off their home-opener with a nail-biting 2-1 win over the StFX X-Men (0-0-1) in overtime. Despite chances on both sides – including one power-play for the X-Men and two for Acadia – neither team could put the puck in the net in the first period
  • Axemen Hockey Season Preview - Plenty of Optimism
    September 26, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By Chris Richards (axemenhockey.com) - Normally when a U Sports hockey team brings in 12 new players, it’s called a rebuilding year… for the Acadia Axemen, 2018-19 is a year filled with optimism and high expectations.
  • Hockey Axemen open season with 5-1 loss to Dal
    September 26, 2018
    (Halifax, NS) – In the opening matchup of the 2018-19 AUS hockey season, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the Acadia Axemen at the Halifax Forum. 
  • Axemen fall short in 2-1 loss to Dal in exhibition
    September 21, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axemen opened their exhibition season with a 2-1 loss to the visiting Dalhousie Tigers.
  • Former Axeman McFarlane inducted into MESHOF
    July 23, 2018
    AMHERST, N.S. – This past Wednesday, July 18, former Hockey Axeman Mark McFarlane '95 along with two additional inductees were installed into the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame (Oakland, CA) in association with CANSA (Cumberland African Nova Scotia Association).
  • Acadia to host QMJHL exhibition game
    July 08, 2018
    (Wolfville, NS) – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics announced Sunday that it will host a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League pre-season game featuring the Halifax Mooseheads and Acadie-Bathurst Titan.  The game will be played at the Andrew H. McCain Arena in Wolfville on Friday, August 24th at 7pm.
  • McFarland's travels from Acadia to the Florida Panthers
    July 04, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste '77. When he arrived at Acadia in the fall of 2006, coaching in the NHL – or anywhere else, for that matter – wasn't necessarily on Paul McFarland's radar screen.
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