Varsity Hockey



Highlights
Varsity Hockey Loses to Belmont Hill in Tournament Championship
12/17/18
Cardigan Varsity hockey tried to avenge last year’s home loss against powerhouse Belmont Hill. The Cougars faced a very well coached, well organized, and disciplined team.
Score: 0-3
read more   
Varsity Hockey Beats St. Sebastians in First Game of Invitational Tournament
12/15/18
The Cougars made their yearly visit to the Belmont Hill Freshman Invitational Tournament. Although Cardigan was a little slow at the start, the Cougars dominated their opponents, the Arrows from St. Sebastian School, in all facets of the game.
Score: 4-2
read more   
Varsity Hockey Fall Short Against BCS
12/10/18
On a beautiful but crisp morning Cardigan hosted Bishop College School, which promised to be a great challenge for the Cougars. It only took a minute for the visitors to take the lead. The Cougars answered through Quinton Cepiel ‘19.
Score: 3-7
read more   
Varsity Hockey Loses in Overtime
12/09/18
Cardigan Varsity hockey collapsed late in the third period after playing a great first 38 minutes. The Cougars took a 3-0 lead but gave it back in the latter part of the final period.
Score: 4-5
read more   
Varsity Hockey Takes on Bishop College School
12/09/18
On a beautiful, crisp morning, Cardigan hosted Bishop College School, which promised to be a great challenge for the Cougars. It only took a minute for the visitors to take the lead. The Cougars answered through Quinton Cepiel ‘19.
Score: 3-7
read more   
Varsity Hockey Ends a Long Weekend of Competition with a Win
12/04/18
Cardigan Varsity hockey completed their western Massachusetts trip in beautiful Sheffield. Berkshire School hosted the Cougar boys in their magnificent arena.
Score: 5-0
read more   
Varsity Hockey Loses Hard Fought Battle to Westminster
12/04/18
Cardigan Varsity hockey traveled to Simsbury, Connecticut to face the Martlets of Westminster School. After a three hour bus ride the boys were ready for a battle.
Score: 2-3
read more   
Varsity Hockey Suffers First Loss of the Season
11/29/18
A couple days back from Thanksgiving break, Cardigan Varsity hockey traveled to Tilton School for their first away game of the season. After a good start to the season, the Cougars were able to test themselves against a familiar opponent from the lakes region.
Score: 1-3
read more   
Varsity Hockey Conquers Saint-Louis
11/18/18
Cardigan Varsity hockey was back in action, Saturday, with their second game against Académie Saint-Louis. The Cougars having won the match the previous afternoon, Cardigan knew Saint-Louis would come out flying. Unlike the night before, Saint-Louis was able to skate better and looked dangerous in the early part of the game.
Score: 9-1
read more   
Varsity Hockey Shows Convincing Win in Season Opener
11/16/18
On November 16th, the Cardigan Varsity hockey boys were back on the ice for the opening game of the 2018-2019 season. The Cougars only had a few practices to gel together and find any cohesion to face an always tough opponent, Académie Saint-Louis.
Score: 9-0
read more   
Cougars Win Friendly Contest
02/23/18
Goaltender Santeri Kalteva took the net against his countrymen on Thursday afternoon, leading the Cougars to a 6-1 win vs. Vehkjoa school. The game was the culminating activity of this year's New England tour for our friends from Finland and was played in a positive atmosphere between boys who have been brought together through the schools' long-standing relationship. Following the game, the two t
Score: 6-1
read more   
Cougars Win Thriller to Extend Season
02/23/18
The varsity hockey team opened the Lakes Region championship tournament with a semi-final matchup against the New Hampton Huskies on Friday afternoon. The game started slowly with neither team able to sustain any offensive pressure, but Cardigan's turnovers led to some odd-man rushes against that were stopped by Bo Solomon. In the second period, Cardigan finally paid the price for their mistakes a
Score: 2-1
read more   
Cougars Douse Flames
02/21/18
The varsity hockey team faced off against a strong Vermont Flames team on Wednesday afternoon, ultimately coming out on top by a final score of 4-1. The Cougars started the game a little flat, but strong goaltending from Bo Solomon allowed the team to find their legs and finish off their opponents in a chippy game. Cardigan's team defense continued to be a strength as it has been all season.
Score: 4-1
read more   
Cougars Fall To Canadian Visitors
02/17/18
The varsity hockey team faced a tough test against visiting Stanstead College on Saturday afternoon. Cardigan was coming off an early season win against their visitors, but came out flat early and fell behind in the first period. Unfortunately, Cardigan was not able to fight their way back in the game, falling by a final score of 4-2.
Score: 4-2
read more   
Cougars Sweep Mini-Series
02/16/18
The varsity hockey team swept their Friday night mini-series, earning a 5-2 win over the Vermont Flames. Despite surrendering the opening goal on the first shift of the game for the second time of the day, Cardigan was able to once again answer back and earn a victory. Santeri Kalteva bounced back from the opening goal and was only beaten by an own goal when his defender inadvertently knocked a pu
Score: 5-2
read more   
Cougars win Friendly vs. Finnish Guests
02/16/18
The varsity hockey team opened a week of friendly competition against their guests from Finland on Friday evening, earning a 4-2 victory. The Cougars surrendered the opening goal on the first shift of the game but bounced back quickly with two tallies of their own to take a lead they would not relinquish. Bo Solomon earned the win in net. Rocco Pace and Sam Sibold scored in the first period, while
Score: 4-2
read more   
Cougars Dominate in Win
02/14/18
The varsity hockey team hit the road on Wednesday, traveling to New Hampton School to face off against the Huskies. Cardigan came out strong early, taking advantage of numerous power-play opportunities en route to a 6-0 victory. Santeri Kalteva earned the shutout while Kobi Lees led the offensive attack, earning 3 assists in the game. The two teams will meet again next Friday in the opening game o
Score: 6-0
read more   
Cougars Sweep Ulysse Weekend
02/11/18
The varsity hockey team faced off against Ulysse for the third time on Sunday morning, and once again engaged in a hard-fought battle. Ulysse struck early on the power play to take an early lead into the first intermission. In the second period, the visitors extended their lead to two with another power-play goal, but a well-placed shot from Matthew Grabmann was tipped by Ryan Huntley shortly afte
Score: 5-2
read more   
Cougars Run Out of Steam
02/10/18
The varsity hockey team played their third game in less than 24 hours, facing Cushing on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars were unable to apply pressure and spent some time defending in their own zone throughout the game, playing with just four defensemen. Cushing used their size and speed to their advantage, escaping Canaan with a well earned 3-0 victory. Cardigan is back in action Sunday morning w
Score: 3-0
read more   
Huntley Hatty Leads Cougars to Victory
02/10/18
The varsity hockey team played the first of two mini-games of the day against Ulysse on Saturday, earning a 4-1 victory. Despite falling behind 1-0 early, the Cougars were able to control much of the play, and solid netminding from Bo Solomon allowed them to walk away with a comfortable victory. From the opening faceoff, Cardigan played with pace, keeping their shifts short and putting pressure on
Score: 4-1
read more   
Cougars Win OT Thriller
02/09/18
The varsity hockey team opened a three-game weekend series against Ulysse on Friday afternoon, escaping with a thrilling 1-0 overtime victory. The matchup was close through the entire game, with Santeri Kalteva trading saves with his Ulysse's counterpart right from the opening faceoff. Despite numerous chances for both teams, no one was able to find the back of the net until Malcolm Bussey blocked
Score: 1-0 OT
read more   
Cougars Stumble into Break
02/03/18
The Varsity hockey team dropped a hard-fought game against Belmont Hill on Saturday before entering mid-winter break. The Cougars opened the scoring in the middle of the second period on a nice goal from Colin Rosato. Unfortunately, Belmont Hill responded on the same shift to even the score. The game remained tied until a controversial goal call with three minutes to play. Despite Bo Solomon's bes
Score: 2-1
read more   
Complete Effort Defines Cougars Win
01/27/18
The varsity hockey team capped a perfect week with their third victory in four days, defeating their rivals from Hillside by a final score of 4-0. The Cougars came out strong early, earning a 1-0 lead thanks to Graydon Schweizer's opening goal. Playing with just five defensemen, the entire team made a commitment to sticking to their system and making good choices with and without the puck
Score: 4-0
read more   
Cougars Continue Roll
01/26/18
The varsity hockey team continued their recent hot streak on Friday evening, taking down Stanstead College in yet another hard-fought game. Cardigan jumped out to an early 2-1 lead with goals from Graydon Schweizer and Jack Almeida, as well as strong goaltending from Boaz Solomon. The turning point in the game came in the second period when the Cougars faced a five against three disadvantage for a
Score: 3-2
read more   
Cougars Win Tight Game
01/24/18
The varsity hockey team won a close game on Wednesday afternoon, taking down Exeter by a final score of 3-2. The game was defined by strong defense and quality goaltending from both teams, but the Cougars’ offense was able to create just enough to walk away with the win. Cardigan was led by Santeri "Sasa" Kalteva in net, who played a strong game. The Cougars next action will be Friday evening when
Score: 3-2
read more   
Cougars Bounce Back With Convincing Win
01/19/18
The varsity hockey team earned some revenge over their rivals from Eaglebrook on Friday afternoon, earning a 4-1 victory. Jack Almeida paced the offense scoring two goals, while Colin Rosato and Rocco Pace also scored. Santeri Kalteva earned the win in net, and also managed to earn two assists in the first period thanks to some great puck movement.
Score: 4-1
read more   
Cougars Search For Offense in Loss
01/14/18
The varsity hockey team dropped the first game of the weekend on Sunday morning against Avon Old Farms. Facing a big and strong team the Cougars focused on managing the puck and played a strong first period despite giving up the opening goal. As the game wore on Cardigan began creating more scoring chances and a great chance in the third period narrowly missed the target. Unfortunately, on the ens
Score: 3-0
read more   
Cougars Take Down Wild Boars
01/14/18
The varsity hockey team traveled to Choate on Sunday afternoon, earning a hard-fought 2-1 victory in their second game of the day. Cardigan's offense was led by goals from Ryan Huntley and Wes Turner. Cardigan was able to rely on all four lines and six defensemen, as well as strong goaltending to come away with the win. The Cougars next action is on Wednesday when they travel to Marlborough, MA to
Score: 2-1
read more   
Cougars Fall To Rivals in 2018 Opener
01/10/18
The varsity hockey team returned to action on Wednesday afternoon, traveling to Massachusetts to take on Eaglebrook. The two and a half week layoff was apparent early as the Eagles applied consistent pressure while Cardigan worked to rediscover their legs. Strong goaltending from Santeri Kalteva kept the score tied 0-0 after the first.
Score: 1-0
read more   
Varsity Hockey Closes 2017 With Impressive Win
12/20/17
The varsity hockey closed out the 2017 portion of their schedule with an impressive team effort against the Vermont Flames, earning a 5-0 victory. The Flames came out strong in the game, but Bo Solomon was able to shut the door while his teammates found their skating legs. In the second period, Ryan Huntley scored a short-handed goal to give the Cougars the lead. Shortly after Jack Almeida was abl
Score: 5-0
read more