2018-19 Acadia Men's Hockey News

  • 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.
  • Axemen's Fioretti signs with ECHL S. Carolina Stingrays
    July 03, 2018
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have agreed to terms with forward Sam Fioretti for the 2018-19 season.
  • Hockey Axemen's Pufahl signs with AHL Colorado Eagles
    June 18, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Graduating hockey Axeman Matt Pufahl will extend his hockey career with the Colorado Eagles this coming season. The Eagles will take over as the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche affiliate team. The AHL Board of Governors approved league expansion in July of 2017, with the Eagles set to come on board this season. The Eagles are located in Loveland, CO — about 100km north of Denver.

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