Men's Ice Hockey

  • VIDEO RECAP: Axemen declaw Panthers 8-2
    October 21, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen win second game in two game home stand, this time topping the UPEI Panthers 8-2. Includes interview with Ryan Foss.
  • Axemen declaw Panthers in 8-2 win
    October 21, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (4-1-1) ended their weekend on a high note, defeating the UPEI Panthers (2-4-0) 8-2, while extending their winning streak to three games. Acadia’s rookies had a strong showing, with Ryan Foss, Owen MacDonald and defenseman Michael Zipp all scoring their first goal of their USports caree
  • Hockey Axemen hand No. 1 ranked UNB first loss of season
    October 20, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP - The Acadia Axemen hockey team, ranked 8th in the U SPORTS Top 10 rankings, handed the No. 1 ranked UNB a 3-2 OT loss.
  • Axemen hand U SPORTS No. 1 UNB first loss of season
    October 20, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (4-1-1) got off to a strong start for the double-header, defeating the U SPORTS No. 1 ranked UNB Varsity Reds (4-1-1) 3-2 in OT . The game marked the third straight home game for the Axemen that went past regulation time.
  • Hockey & Rugby remain in U SPORTS Top Ten rankings
    October 17, 2017
    The Axemen hockey team, despite recording their first loss in regulation time of the season and a OT shootout win over last place Dalhousie, remain on the U SPORTS Top Ten. The Axewomen rugby team remain on the Top Ten in tenth position.
  • VID: Tigers fall short in handing No. 6 ranked Axemen loss
    October 13, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: WOLFVILLE, N.S – Homecoming weekend got off to a good start for the Axemen faithful on Friday night. Includes interview with Rodney Southam.
  • Tigers fall short in handing No. 6 ranked Axemen loss
    October 13, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – Homecoming weekend got off to a good start for the Axemen faithful on Friday night. On a night that saw the raising of a banner in honour of former educator, coach and Director of Physical Education and Athletics Fred Kelly..
  • Axemen comeback stifled with late game winner by X-Men
    October 12, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, NS - The U SPORTS No. 4 ranked StFX X-Men edged the No. 6 ranked Acadia Axemen by a 5-4 score Wednesday evening at the Charles V. Keating Centre. For the second time in a week, the Axemen have been on the short end of the stick with both games resulting in a 5-4 for the X-Men. The first loss came at the hands of an overtime shootout and this time, with 1:12 remaining in regulation time.
  • Hockey Axemen improve to 1-0-1 with 5-3 win vs Dal
    October 07, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - The puck has dropped on the start of the 2017-2018 AUS men’s hockey season in an action packed weekend as the Acadia Axemen visited the Dalhousie Tigers as part of the Tigers home opener, Saturday night at the Halifax Forum.
  • VID RECAP: X-Men spoil Axemen season opener with 5-4 OTSO win
    October 07, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: StFX tops Axemen in the AUS season opener with a 5-4 Overtime Shootout win.
  • StFX spoils Axemen home opener with 5-4 OTSO win
    October 06, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (0-0-1) were unable to complete what would have been an epic comeback in their home opener on Friday night against the StFX X-Men (1-0-0), losing 5-4 in a shootout. The X-Men seem to have Acadia’s number, winning 4 of 5 regular season meetings last year as well.
  • Hockey Axemen hope to keep ball rolling
    October 05, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen head coach Darren Burns hopes to continue their success from last year’s U SPORTS University Cup bronze medal win into this AUS season in one of the toughest men’s hockey conference in the country.
  • Axemen return winless from NCAA exhibition games
    October 02, 2017
    In two exhibition games scheduled this past weekend against NCAA opponents, the Axemen returned home with losses against UMass-Lowell River Hawks (4-2) and UMaine Black Bears (3-1).
  • Axemen improve to 2-1 with 5-1 win vs Dal
    September 26, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen kept their hot pre-season play alive on a humid Tuesday night in Wolfville, beating the Dalhousie Tigers 5-0.
  • VID RECAP: Axemen Hockey top Tigers 5-0 in exhibition play
    September 26, 2017
    VID RECAP: The Hockey Axemen improved to 2-1 in exhibition play with a 5-0 win over visiting Dalhousie Tigers. The Axemen head to UMass - Lowell and UMaine this weekend to complete pre-season play.
  • Axemen open home exhibition with 7-4 vs UPEI
    September 22, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Any hockey fan knows that the pre-season means nothing come time for the regular season. Despite a shaky third, the Acadia Axemen looked to be in good shape heading into another season after their 7-4 win against the UPEI Panthers on Friday night.
  • VIDEO RECAP: Axemen hand UPEI 7-4 loss in exhibition
    September 22, 2017
    VIDEO RECAP: Axemen hand UPEI 7-4 loss in exhibition. Video includes interview with Subway First Star of the Game Kris Hodge.
  • Acadia Hockey Development Showcase in second year
    July 26, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia Hockey Development will once again be hosting an Acadia Showcase for players ranging from 02, 03 and 04 birthdates at the Andrew H McCain arena on the campus of Acadia. The showcase will kick off a series of outstanding development camps for every age and skill level in August that have been a stipend of local hockey player growth
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Robert Steeves
    April 03, 2017
    (WOLFVILLE, N.S. ) - For goalie Robert Steeves, the 2016-2017 university hockey season was the most satisfying – not to mention the most successful – of his three years at Acadia, culminating in a national bronze medal.
  • Axemen lay the lumber to win bronze, 7-3 over StFX
    March 19, 2017
    FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – Acadia forward Michael Clarke (Halifax, N.S.) had two goals in the first period, and Daniel Petterson (Toronto, Ont.) added two in the second to lead the Axemen to a 7-3 win over StFX, in the bronze medal game at the 2017 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup.
  • Axemen fall short vs UNB and will play for bronze
    March 18, 2017
    REDERICTON (U SPORTS) – The UNB Varsity Reds scored in the first and second periods, added an empty-net goal late in the third, and Etienne Marcoux (Terrebonne, Que.) stopped all 20 shots fired at him, en route to a 3-0 victory over the Acadia Axemen
  • VID RECAP: Axemen top No. Alberta at UCup
    March 17, 2017
    VID RECAP: The Acadia Axemen hockey team opened up the U SPORTS University Cup National Championship with a 4-1 win over the No. 1 seeded Alberta Golden Bears.
  • Axemen advance to U Sports championship semi-finals
    March 16, 2017
    FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – The Acadia University Axemen, seeded last in the top eight teams, eliminated the top-ranked University of Alberta Golden Bears by a 4-1 score in the opening game of the 2017 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms University Cup at the Aitken University Centre in Fredericton. The tournament is being hosted by the University of New Brunswick.
  • U Sports announces major awards, Schemitsch named All-Canadian
    March 15, 2017
    FREDERICTON (U SPORTS) – Philippe Maillet, a fourth-year forward from the UNB Varsity Reds, was named the U SPORTS Player of the Year in men’s hockey, Wednesday night. Acadia's Geoff Schemitsch was honoured as a second team All-Canadian. Schemitsch was named a first team AUS All-Star and the AUS Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year last week.
  • Axemen take on Alberta in opening game of U Cup
    March 13, 2017
    The U SPORTS University Cup men's hockey championship gets underway this Thursday at the Aitken University Centre in Fredericton, N.B. The semifinals as well as the final of the University Cup will be broadcast live on Sportsnet 360 and SN Now.
  • Steeves’ shutout helps Axemen beat Huskies 3-0
    March 09, 2017
    Halifax N.S. - The Acadia Axemen are in the 2017 University Cup after beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies 3-0 at the Halifax Forum in the AUS Consolation series - as a third berth into the U SPORTS Championship.
  • VID RECAP: Axemen pick up 5-1 vs SMU
    March 06, 2017
    VID RECAP: Axemen pick up 5-1 vs SMU in game one of the best of three consolation series. Winner of the series heads to the U SPORTS national championship hosted by UNB in Fredericton.
  • Axemen take game 1 in best of 3 consolation series
    March 06, 2017
    Wolfville, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen snapped a three-game losing streak in the playoffs, beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies 5-1 on Monday night in Wolfville. Acadia now holds a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three consolation series.
  • Consolation series set with Axemen vs Huskies
    March 01, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axemen hockey team will have a second chance to get to the U SPORTS National Championship hosted by UNB. They may not be vying for the AUS championship, but the National Championships will have two AUS teams along with host UNB.
  • X-Men sweep Axemen in AUS semifinals
    February 28, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, NS – The StFX X-Men overcame a three-goal third period deficit to defeat the Acadia Axemen 5-4 in overtime in Game 3 of the Subway AUS semifinals in front of over 1400 fans at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
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