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Left winger Matt Minerva (29) prepares to take a faceoff while right winger Kyle DePalma (47) gets ready to receive the draw against Drexel on Thursday, Feb. 15. Minerva scored his 15th goal of the year on Friday at New York University. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey splits series with NYU to close out bad regular season

Anthony DiCocco February 19, 2024

To close out its worst regular season in 29 years, the Stony Brook hockey team split its home-and-home series with a foe who had nothing to gain. The Seawolves (7-16-4, 5-5-2 ESCHL) kissed the 2023-24...

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Five Stony Brook hockey team skaters huddle to celebrate a goal against Drexel on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Seawolves will end their 2023-24 regular season with a two-game set against New York University. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey to end regular season with home-and-home against NYU

Anthony DiCocco February 16, 2024

After blowing last night’s game versus Drexel, the Stony Brook hockey team will be playing for statistics and pride this weekend in a meaningless series. The Seawolves (6-15-4, 5-5-2 ESCHL) will...

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Left winger Matt Minerva (29) celebrates his goal against Drexel on Thursday, Feb. 15. Minerva scored his 14th goal of the season in the 6-5 loss. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Sloppy third period costs Stony Brook hockey in humiliating loss to Drexel

Anthony DiCocco February 16, 2024

Despite owning a two-goal lead in the third period, it was still not enough for the Stony Brook hockey team to get the win. The Seawolves (6-15-4, 5-5-2 ESCHL) returned to The Rinx on Thursday for...

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Left defenseman Joey Trazzera (left) takes the puck away from Liberty left winger D.J. Schwenke on Jan. 27. Trazzera and his fellow defensemen will be tasked with locking down Drexels hot offense tomorrow night. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey’s long weekend kicks off versus Drexel

Kevin Broderick February 14, 2024

After upsetting the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League’s (ESCHL) best, the Stony Brook hockey team will look to go streaking before the regular season ends. The Seawolves (6-14-4, 5-4-2 ESCHL)...

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Left winger Kristian Malec skates behind the net and looks for a pass from right defenseman Brendan Fess against Liberty on Jan. 27. Malec scored a career-high three goals in a win at Niagara on Sunday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey splits with No. 10 Niagara

Anthony DiCocco February 12, 2024

After extending its losing streak to six games, the Stony Brook hockey team ended this past weekend in style. The Seawolves (6-14-4, 5-4-2 ESCHL) traveled up to Lewiston, N.Y. over the weekend and...

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Right defenseman Owen Larson controls the puck against Liberty on Saturday, Jan. 27. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey returns to Dwyer Arena to challenge No. 10 Niagara

Tommy Pardo February 9, 2024

Despite another bad week, the Stony Brook hockey team clinched a berth in the 2024 Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League (ESCHL) postseason tournament. With its nationals hopes all but a different...

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Left winger Matt Minerva looks to pass the puck against Liberty on Saturday, Jan. 27. Minerva scored two goals and added an assist at Niagara on Saturday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey swept by Rhode Island again

Kevin Broderick February 4, 2024

A depressing season reached a new low for the Stony Brook hockey team, who is now on its third different five-game losing streak after suffering its sixth series sweep of the season. The Seawolves...

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The Stony Brook hockey teams top line of forwards and defensemen skate back to the sideline after a goal on Saturday, Jan. 27. The Seawolves will need them to show up big this weekend at Rhode Island. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey searching for payback against Rhode Island

Anthony DiCocco February 1, 2024

With nationals essentially out of the picture, the Stony Brook hockey team will now focus on clinching a berth in the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League (ESCHL) playoffs. The Seawolves (5-12-3,...

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Left winger Mike Rocco passes the puck back out to center Frankie Anastasio against Liberty on Saturday, Jan. 27. Anastasio scored on this play. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey swept at home by No. 7 Liberty as nationals hopes slip away

Kiera Cassar January 29, 2024

With its chances of making nationals already slim, the Stony Brook hockey team suffered a sweep it could not afford. The Seawolves (5-12-3, 4-4-1 ESCHL) were back home at The Rinx this weekend where...

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Left winger Matt Minerva carries the puck towards the net against Syracuse on Nov. 11, 2023. Minerva scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday at Drexel. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey drops must-win game against Drexel

Kiera Cassar January 21, 2024

With the series getting cut in half due to weather concerns, the Stony Brook hockey team wasted an absolute must-have game. The Seawolves (5-10-3, 4-4-1 ESCHL) traveled to Philadelphia on Saturday,...

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Right defenseman Brendan Fess (left) and right winger Kyle DePalma (right) celebrate a goal against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 11. On a team riddled with injury, DePalma and Fess will need to play well for Stony Brook moving forward. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Injury-plagued Stony Brook hockey has must-win game at Drexel

Tommy Pardo January 19, 2024

After having the first game of a home-and-home series canceled, the Stony Brook hockey team will have just one game this weekend, making it all the more integral to its hopes. The Seawolves (5-10-2,...

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The Stony Brook hockey team on the sideline during a game against Rhode Island on Oct. 29, 2022. The Seawolves will look to make it back to the national tournament this year. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

Stony Brook hockey seeking major bounce back after letdown season

Tommy Pardo October 1, 2023
After missing out on the national tournament for just the second time in program history, the Stony Brook hockey team looks to make its return to the big dance. The Seawolves finished the 2022-23 season 18-11-4 overall and ranked No. 18 in the nation amongst American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I teams.
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