2016-17 News

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    January 19, 2017
    Spartans Host Babson, UMass-Boston in Pivotal NEHC Weekend After extending its winning streak to a season-long four games with a pair of wins last weekend, the Castleton men’s hockey team returns to home ice for a pair of key New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) matchups on Friday and Saturday.
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    January 16, 2017
    Otis Goldman Named NEHC Rookie of the Week Following a week in which he helped lead his team to a 2-0 mark in a pair of key New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) games, Otis Goldman of the Castleton men’s hockey team has been named Rookie of the Week by the conference, as announced on Monday afternoon.
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    January 14, 2017
    Goldman's Goal Gives Spartans Overtime Win at Saint Anselm Despite giving up a two-goal advantage in the third period, the Castleton men’s hockey team pulled out its first overtime victory of the season, 3-2, as Otis Goldman scored the game-winning goal with just 30.8 seconds remaining in the overtime period against Saint Anselm on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 13, 2017
    Spartans Win Third Straight at NEC, 2-1 The Castleton men’s hockey team picked up its third consecutive win on Friday night, coming back from a first-period deficit to defeat New England College 2-1 on its home ice in a New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) contest.
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    January 12, 2017
    Spartans Head to New Hampshire for NEHC Action The Castleton men’s hockey team is back in action this weekend, hitting the road for a pair of New England Hockey Conference matchups in New Hampshire on Friday and Saturday.
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    January 07, 2017
    Spartans Grind Out 5-4 Win Over USM The Castleton men’s hockey team overcame multiple one-goal deficits en route to a 5-4 win over New England Hockey Conference opponent Southern Maine at Spartan Arena on Saturday evening.
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    January 06, 2017
    Spartan Offense Explodes for Six Goals in Win Over Daniel Webster The Castleton men’s hockey team picked up a win in its first contest of 2017 on Friday night, rolling to a 6-1 victory over Daniel Webster in a non-conference matchup at Spartan Arena.
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    January 05, 2017
    Men's Ice Hockey Returns Home for Weekend Doubleheader The Castleton men’s hockey team returns to Spartan Arena for the first time in over a month on Friday and Saturday, hosting Daniel Webster and Southern Maine.
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    December 31, 2016
    Spartans Blanked by Wesleyan, 3-0 The Castleton men’s hockey team dropped a non-conference contest on Saturday afternoon, falling 3-0 to Wesleyan (Conn.) in the consolation round of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic hosted by Plattsburgh St. at the Roland B. Stafford Ice Arena.
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    December 30, 2016
    Men's Hockey Downed by No. 13/15 Neumann An early lead wasn’t enough on Friday night, as the Castleton men’s hockey team dropped the opening round contest of the W.B. Mason Winter Classic on Friday evening to No. 13/15 Neumann, 6-2.
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    December 29, 2016
    Spartans Travel to Plattsburgh for W.B. Mason Winter Classic The Castleton men’s hockey team returns to action after nearly three weeks off this weekend as it travels to Plattsburgh St. for the W.B. Mason Winter Classic on Friday and Saturday.
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    December 16, 2016
    Off the Ice and Beyond the Call The Castleton men’s and women’s hockey teams stepped off the ice and traded in their skates for sneakers this week to practice with the Special Olympics USA floor hockey teams during the week-long training camp hosted by Castleton University.
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    December 15, 2016
    Alumni Duo Calls Spartan Arena Home Again Since tossing their graduation caps, Lesswing and Cameron have made their way back to Spartan Arena, just with a different view this time around.
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    December 15, 2016
    Jimmy Burns Named to D3hockey.com Team of the Week After notching a career-high three points in a 3-3 draw at Plymouth St. last Saturday, Castleton men’s hockey junior Jimmy Burns has been named to the D3hockey.com Team of the Week, as announced on Wednesday night.
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    December 10, 2016
    Spartans Battle Plymouth St. to 3-3 Draw A back-and-forth battle ended in a 3-3 tie on Saturday night as the Castleton men’s hockey team and Plymouth St. played to an overtime draw in a non-conference tilt at Hanaway Rink.
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    December 09, 2016
    Spartans Return to Action at Plymouth St. After a two-week break from action, the Castleton men’s hockey team returns to the ice on Saturday evening when it travels to Plymouth St. for a non-conference matchup at Hanaway Rink.
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    November 26, 2016
    Spartans Downed by Brockport, 5-3 The Castleton men’s hockey team’s woes continued on the penalty kill as the Spartans allowed four power-play goals in a 5-3 loss against Brockport in the consolation game of the Rutland Herald Invitational at Spartan Arena.
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    November 25, 2016
    Spartans Fall Late in Rutland Herald Invitational Opener The Castleton men’s hockey team held a large edge in both shots and face-off wins, but Western New England had the edge where it mattered most as the Spartans fell 1-0 in the opening round of the Rutland Herald Invitational on Friday night at Spartan Arena.
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    November 23, 2016
    Spartans Set to Host Rutland Herald Invitational After splitting a pair of New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) games over the weekend, Castleton begins a five-game non-conference stretch this weekend as it hosts its annual Rutland Herald Invitational (RHI) Tournament.
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    November 19, 2016
    Spartans Blanked by No. 12/15 Norwich, 4-0 Despite controlling play for much of the contest, the Castleton men’s hockey team was unable to find a goal on Saturday evening, falling to No. 12/15 Norwich by a final score of 4-0 in a New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) matchup.
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    November 18, 2016
    Spartans Host In-State Rivals this Weekend The Castleton men’s hockey team returns home this weekend for a pair of New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) contests against in-state rivals Saint Michael’s and Norwich.
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    November 18, 2016
    Castleton Cruises Past Saint Michael's, 7-0 The Castleton men’s hockey team scored three first-period goals and never looked back, recording five power-play scores in a 7-0 victory over New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) opponent Saint Michael’s on Friday night at Spartan Arena.
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    November 16, 2016
    Castleton Men's Hockey Honors Local Military Members on Friday The Castleton men’s hockey team will host its 10th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Night on Friday night at Spartan Arena.
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    November 12, 2016
    Early Lead Not Enough as Men's Hockey Falls to Babson The Castleton men’s hockey team suffered its third straight defeat on Saturday evening, falling to No. 13/15 Babson by a final score of 4-1 in a New England Hockey Conference matchup.
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    November 11, 2016
    Spartans Downed by No. 2 UMass-Boston The Castleton men’s hockey penalty kill could not withstand the powerful offense of UMass-Boston on Friday evening as the Beacons tallied five power-play goals en route to defeating the Spartans 7-1 in a New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) matchup.
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    November 10, 2016
    Spartans Face Off with Ranked Conference Opponents This Weekend The Castleton men’s hockey team hits the road this weekend for a pair of contests against nationally ranked New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) opponents in UMass-Boston and Babson.
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    November 05, 2016
    Spartans Come Up Short vs. NEC, 1-0 Despite a heavy shot advantage in the final frame, the Castleton men’s hockey team could not overcome a one-goal deficit on Saturday evening, falling to New England College 1-0 in a New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) matchup at Spartan Arena.
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    November 04, 2016
    Spartans Skate Past Saint Anselm, 5-3 The Castleton men’s hockey team picked up a win in its New England Hockey Conference opener on Friday night, defeating Saint Anselm by a score of 5-3 at Spartan Arena.
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    November 03, 2016
    Men's Hockey Hosts St. Anselm, NEC to Open NEHC Action The Castleton men’s hockey team hosts a pair of New England Hockey Conference games this weekend, taking on Saint Anselm and New England College at Spartan Arena on Friday and Saturday.
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    November 01, 2016
    Spartan Spotlight: Kyle Richards '14 For men’s hockey alumnus, Kyle Richards ’14, his four years as a Spartan defined his professional ambitions.
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    October 29, 2016
    Spartans Battle Potsdam to 1-1 Draw The Castleton men’s hockey team played to a 1-1 tie in its first road action of the season on Saturday night, drawing with SUNY Potsdam at Maxcy Ice Arena.
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    October 28, 2016
    Spartans Notch 3-1 Win in Season Opener The Castleton men’s hockey team kicked off its season with a victory on Friday evening, defeating Wentworth by a final score of 3-1 at Spartan Arena.
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    October 26, 2016
    Men's Ice Hockey Primed for Fresh Start After a down season in 2015-16, the Castleton men's hockey team looks to return to its winning ways in 2016-17. The Spartans enter the season with new leadership, as Bill Silengo has taken over the program along with a new Graduate Assistant Coach, Reid Lesswing.
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    October 24, 2016
    2016-17 Castleton Hockey Season Passes Now Available Through Blue Line Club The 2016-17 Castleton hockey season begins this Friday, Oct. 28, and features 26 exciting home contests, including top matchups within the New England Hockey Conference as well as non-conference contests against several regional foes.
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    October 20, 2016
    Men's Hockey Picked Seventh in NEHC Preseason Coaches' Poll Following a down year in 2015-16, the Castleton men’s hockey team has been picked seventh in the New England Hockey Conference preseason coaches’ poll, as announced on Thursday.
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    September 19, 2016
    Bill Silengo to Take Over Castleton Men’s Ice Hockey Program Castleton University Associate Dean for Athletics and Recreation, Deanna Tyson, has announced that Bill Silengo has been hired as the head coach of the Spartan men’s ice hockey program.
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    September 19, 2016
    Men's Ice Hockey Announces 2016-17 Schedule Coming off a season in which it won four of its last six regular-season games to reach the New England Hockey Conference quarterfinals, the Castleton men’s ice hockey team looks to remain among the top teams in the conference in 2016-17.
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    August 10, 2016
    Moffat Steps Down as Men's Hockey Coach Castleton Men's Hockey Head Coach Steve Moffat has resigned his position to take an assistant coaching position at Plattsburgh State, as announced by Deanna Tyson, associate dean for athletics and recreation. A search for his successor will begin immediately.