2018-19 Acadia Men's Hockey News

  • Former Hockey Axeman McFarland named to Leafs staff
    May 23, 2019
    TORONTO, ON - The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today former hockey Axeman Paul McFarland will join the coaching staff as an assistant under head coach Mike Babcock.
  • Hockey Axemen add Pettersson as an assistant coach
    May 10, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Acadia men’s hockey head coach Darren Burns announced today that former Axeman Daniel Pettersson will join the team’s coaching staff this fall.
  • Sportsnet Analyst and Former NHL General Manager Brian Burke to Headline Celebrity Dinner
    April 26, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Brian Burke, Sportsnet hockey analyst and former NHL general manager will headline this year’s Acadia Axemen Celebrity Hockey Dinner in June.
  • Harper, McFadden & Maaskant named to Universiade Team Canada roster
    February 22, 2019
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS announced Friday the rosters for Canada’s men's hockey team including Axemen Stephen Harper, Garrett McFadden and Liam Maaskant.
  • Wildcats partner with Acadia for Telus Cup bid
    February 22, 2019
    BERWICK, N.S – The Valley Wildcats hockey organization is proud to announce it has partnered with Acadia University and will submit a bid to host the 2021 Telus Cup, national midget hockey tournament.
  • Hockey's McFadden named to AUS All-Rookie Team
    February 21, 2019
    (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2018-19 AUS men's hockey major award winners and all-stars. Acadia's Garrett McFadden was named to the AUS All-Rookie Team.
  • Moncton snaps 3-game Axemen winning streak with 2-1 win
    February 08, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The short-staffed Acadia Axemen (10-17-3) had their three-game winning streak snapped on Friday night in Wolfville in a 2-1 loss to the Moncton Aigles Bleus (14-11-4)
  • Axemen extend winning streak to three with win over SMU
    February 06, 2019
    OLFVILLE, N.S. - The Saint Mary's Huskies faced off against the Acadia Axemen this Wednesday in Halifax in AUS men's hockey action. The Huskies tied a three goal deficit but after a late goal, Axemen went away with a 4-3 win. 
  • Axemen prevail in 6-3 win over StFX
    February 02, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen (9-16-3) won a crowd-pleasing 6-3 game against the StFX X-Men (15-10-3) in what could be a first-round match-up in the AUS playoffs.
  • Axemen clinch last playoff position with win over Tigers
    January 30, 2019
    Wolfville, N.S. – For the fifteenth consecutive year, the Acadia Axemen (8-16-3) have secured a playoff spot, following a 5-2 win over the Dalhousie Tigers (6-20-1) on Wednesday night
  • Axemen lose 2-1 OT heartbreaker to U SPORTS No. 5 Huskies
    January 25, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S – The Acadia Axemen (7-15-3) had their two-game winning streak snapped by the U SPORTS No. 5 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies (18-7-1) in a nail-biting 2-1 OT loss.
  • Axemen top Tigers in 6-4 win
    January 19, 2019
    Halifax, NS) - In an important game for AUS standings, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the Acadia Axemen at the Halifax Forum on Saturday night.
  • Axemen snap 6 game skid with 5-0 win over X
    January 18, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Acadia Axemen snap a five-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the StFX X-Men on Friday night. Acadia was offensively dominant throughout the game, getting nearly three times more shots on net than the X-Men.
  • 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.
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