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…

Hargadon’s four goals propel Unionville

WEST GOSHEN — The fourth-seeded Unionville boys ice hockey team knows that if it plays as undisciplined as it did Monday night against No. 5 Downingtown West, it’s season will quickly be coming to an end. Though the Indians came away with a 9-3 win over the Whippets in the opening game of the Ches-Mont…

Playoff time for all area leagues

WEST CHESTER — It’s the most exciting time of the hockey year as the postseason is set to get underway Monday night. All the conferences will begin their playoffs Monday, with the Central, Ches-Mont and Philadelphia Catholic League playing their semifinals Wednesday and championships Thursday. The South will have its championship on Wednesday. CENTRAL After…

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…

Kennett tops Penncrest in high-scoring game

ASTON — In its last game of the regular season, the Kennett ice hockey team used its game against Penncrest as a tune-up for the ICSHL playofs. The Blue Demons ended up in a high-scoring shooting match with Penncrest, though they came out on top with a 9-6 decision. “I wasn’t expecting a high-scoring game…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 17

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 9-7-1 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In Review: Conestoga was shutout by Ridley, 5-0, on Feb. 11. Player of the Week: G Malcolm Roeder — 47 saves on 52 shots in one game. Upcoming Week: Feb. 17 at Great Valley. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 1-13-1 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…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 15

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 8-5-1 Divisional Placement: Third (up one) In Review: Conestoga at Ridley on Jan. 25 was postponed and Conestoga won, 6-5, over Radnor on Jan. 29. Player of the Week: F Matt Cameron — 5 points (4G, 1A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Feb. 1 against Spring-Ford, Feb. 4…

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.…

Big second propels Kennett to win

NEWARK, Del. — It’s common in the hockey world to hear that a two-goal lead is sometimes the most dangerous lead in the sport. Delaware’s Appoquinimink learned that lesson after losing its 2-0 lead to Kennett, who went on to win 7-3 Friday night at the Pond. Despite goals from Ryan Schwarz and Nathan Blumberg…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 12

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: N/A Overall Record: 6-3-0 Divisional Placement: Fourth (same) In Review: No game data available for Conestoga at Boyertown on Jan. 8. Player of the Week: N/A Upcoming Week: Jan. 11 against Garnet Valley, Jan. 15 at Strath Haven. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 1-0-1 Overall Record: 8-2-2 Divisional Placement: Third (same) In…

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:…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 5

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0 Divisional Placement: Fifth (down two) In Review: Conestoga lost, 6-4, to Springfield on Nov. 13. Player of the Week: Forward Matt Cameron — 3 points (2G, 1A) in one game. Upcoming Week: Nov. 16 at Harriton, Nov. 20 against Haverford High. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 4

EPIHA CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-0-0 Divisional Placement: Third In Review: Conestoga won, 7-1, over Penncrest on Nov. 2. Player of the Week: Forward Matt Cameron — 4 goals in one game. Upcoming Week: Nov. 13 against Springfield. EPIHA CHES-MONT Week’s Record: 1-0-1 Overall Record: 1-0-1 Divisional Placement: Third In Review: Downingtown East…