2015-16 Winter All-Area: Boys ice hockey

FIRST TEAM Forwards Brett Christie, Sr., West Chester Rustin: Christie has always been able to make a name for himself on Rustin and his senior year was no different. Though he played in just 15 games this season, Christie still led his team in points (32) and goals (18). Once again, his play was elevated…

D-East rolls in first-round game

WEST GOSHEN — It was as if the hockey gods themselves had scripted for the two Downingtown hockey teams to face each other in the Flyers Cup AA tournament. D-East’s depth proved to be the deciding factor as the Cougars won, 8-1, in a first round match-up Wednesday night. “You never want to play a…

Avon Grove rolls in opener

WEST GOSHEN — Avon Grove’s Cameron Faller didn’t let the fact that he was ill with the flu stop him from backstopping his team in its first Flyers Cup tournament game in years. The sophomore goaltender instead made 10 saves en route to a 10-0 win over 17th-seeded Council Rock North Monday night at Ice…

W.C. East advances to title game

WEST GOSHEN — West Chester East head coach Eric Wolf came into his first season with the ice hockey team with a checklist for his players of things he wanted to see them accomplish this year. It contained items such as finishing first in the conference, being selected and ranked first for the Flyers Cup…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 18

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 10-7-1 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In Review: Conestoga won, 7-3, over Great Valley on Feb. 17. Player of the Week: D Alex Lee — 5 points (2G, 3A) in one game. Upcoming Week: EPIHA Central playoffs starting Feb. 22. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 13-2-3 Divisional…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 16

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-1-0 Overall Record: 9-6-1 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In Review: Conestoga lost, 6-2, to Spring-Ford on Feb. 1 and won, 5-4, over Haverford High on Feb. 4. Player of the Week: F Will Delaney — 3 assists in one game. Upcoming Week: Feb. 11 at Ridley. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 2-0-0…

Harman leads Avon Grove to wild win

NEWARK, Del. — It was a rollercoaster of a game for the Avon Grove hockey team. The Red Devils found themselves in just about every situation against Oxford Monday night at the Pond Ice Arena — losing, winning, winning big and watching it crumble in front of them. In the end, though, Avon Grove pulled…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 13

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 0-1-1 Overall Record: 6-4-1 Divisional Placement: Fifth (down one) In Review: Conestoga tied with Garnet Valley, 8-8, on Jan. 11 and lost, 6-3, to Strath Haven on Jan. 15. Player of the Week: F Graham Carpenter — 4 points (2G, 2A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Jan. 18 against Harriton, Jan.…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 11

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 6-3-0 Divisional Placement: Fourth (same) In Review: Conestoga won, 8-2, over Marple Newtown on Dec. 22. Player of the Week: F Matt Cameron — 6 points (3G, 3A) in one game. Upcoming Week: No games. Conestoga will play again Jan. 8. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record:…

Boys Ice Hockey All-Area Teams

First Team Forwards Brett Christie (West Chester Rustin, Jr.): Christie is just — to put it blunt — an incredible and lethal player. He may have not have scored as many points as the year before (only 43 to 37, excluding the Flyers Cup tournament), but that doesn’t mean he was less deadly. He tallied…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 7

DSHA VARSITY Week’s Record: 2-0-0 Overall Record: 6-0-0 Divisional Placement: First (Data missing for other divisional teams) – Same In Review: Avon Grove came back from Thanksgiving break with a 5-1 win over Kennett Dec. 5 and shutout Appoquinimink 16-0 Dec. 6. Player of the Week: Sophomore forward Brendan Harman – 7 points (4G, 3A)…

Avon Grove boys hockey ‘alive and well’

It has been a long run for the Avon Grove boys hockey team. After winning the Delaware Scholastic Hockey Association varsity championship last season, the boys were looking to defend their title once again. “It was a good season,” said head coach Jim Este. “Looking back on the season, our defense just matured so much…