2018-19 Spartans Men's Hockey Headlines

  • SPARTANS START STRONG TO FINISH SEMESTER WITH WIN  
    December 07, 2018
    BURNABY, British Columbia –The Trinity Western men’s hockey team used three first period goals to defeat the Simon Fraser Clan 4-2 in BCIHL action Friday night at the Bill Copeland Recreation Centre in Burnaby, B.C. With the win the Spartans will head into the Christmas break with 21 points (10-1-0-1), while the Clan will finish the fall semester with 12 points (6-5-0-0).
  • ‘BCIHL YOUNG STARS' ROSTER ANNOUNCED FOR KAZAKHSTAN SERIES
    December 06, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The “BCIHL Young Stars” roster that will play Kazakhstan’s National Junior Team Dec. 17 as part of the College Hockey Showcase was officially unveiled Wednesday.
  • MILLS SCORES OVERTIME WINNER AS TWU BEATS VIKES
    December 01, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Jacob Mills (Burnaby, B.C.) muscled his way out from behind the net and slipped the puck under Victoria goalie Michael Fredrick for the overtime winner as Trinity Western beat Victoria 4-3 Saturday afternoon at the Langley Events Centre.
  • FIRST PLACE SPARTANS HOST VIKES FRIDAY, SATURDAY
    November 30, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The first place Trinity Western men’s hockey team will play host to the last place University of Victoria Vikes Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO VICTORIA IN OVERTIME
    November 30, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western lost for just the second time this year, dropping a 4-3 overtime decision against Victoria Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • FONTAINE LEADS SPARTANS TO ISLAND SWEEP
    November 24, 2018
    NANIAMO, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s hockey team made it a weekend sweep of Vancouver Island foes with a 3-2 victory over the VIU Mariners Saturday night in Naniamo, B.C. The win, combined with last night’s victory in Victoria, moves TWU to an impressive 8-1 on the season. The loss drops the Mariners to 6-4-0-1.
  • SPARTANS SCORE EIGHT IN WIN OVER VICTORIA
    November 23, 2018
    VICTORIA – Trinity Western scored a season-high eight goals as the Spartans beat Victoria 8-1 Saturday at the Ian Stewart Complex.
  • GERTH NAMED BCIHL’S ANYTHING BRANDED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    November 21, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western University forward Spencer Gerth (Langley) is the ANYTHING BRANDED Player of the Week for the week ending November 18th.
  • FONTAINE TALLIES OT WINNER TO CAP COMEBACK WIN
    November 17, 2018
    CASTLEGAR, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Jarrett Fontaine (Humboldt, Sask.) scored on a breakaway in overtime to cap a 3-2 comeback win for the Spartans over Selkirk Saturday.
  • SPARTANS DROP FIRST GAME OF 2018 SEASON  
    November 16, 2018
    CASTLEGAR, British Columbia – The Selkirk Saints handed the Trinity Western Spartans their first loss of the 2018 BCIHL season with a 4-2 win Friday night in Castlegar, British Columbia. The loss drops the Spartans to 5-1-0, while the win improves the Saints to 4-3-0-2.
  • SPARTANS TO HOST KAZAKHSTAN JUNIOR TEAM IN SHOWCASE
    November 14, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s hockey team will host a three-game College Hockey Showcase featuring Kazakhstan’s national junior team in mid-December as part of Kazakhstan’s preparations for the IIHF World Junior Championship.
  • UNBEATEN SPARTANS HOST SIMON FRASER FRIDAY
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The undefeated Trinity Western Spartans men’s hockey team (4-0) hosts a lone game this weekend against Simons Fraser (5-2) Friday at the Langley Event Centre.
  • SPARTANS SCORE THREE IN THIRD PERIOD TO REMAIN PERFECT
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s men’s hockey team continued its unprecedented start to a BCIHL campaign as the Spartans earned their program-record fifth straight win to open the season, beating Simon Fraser 3-0 Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS EARN FOURTH STRAIGHT WIN TO START SEASON
    October 26, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western continued to roll early in the BCHIL regular season, earning its fourth straight win to start the year with a 4-1 victory over Selkirk Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • UNBEATEN SPARTANS HOST SELKIRK FRIDAY
    October 25, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The unbeaten Trinity Western men’s hockey team hosts the third-place Selkirk Saints the Spartans lone game this weekend Friday at the Langley Event Centre.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO NCAA DIV. I NO. 6-RANKED MINNESOTA IN EXHIBITION
    October 20, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS – Playing the No. 6-ranked NCAA Div. I Minnesota Gophers, the Trinity Western men’s hockey team hung around for the better part of two periods but ultimately lost 7-1 Saturday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci.
  • POTOMAK SCORES OVERTIME WINNER OVER NCAA DIV. III HAMLINE
    October 19, 2018
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Trinity Western’s Brandon Potomak (Aldergrove, B.C.) scored the overtime winner to lift the Spartans to a 2-1 win over NCAA Div. III Hamline University Friday at TRIA Rink. With the win, TWU became the first BCIHL team to ever beat an NCAA opponent.
  • MILLS STANDS TALL AS SPARTANS BEAT SIMON FRASER
    October 13, 2018
    BURNABY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s men’s hockey team won its third straight game to start the season, beating Simon Fraser 4-1 Saturday at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre.
  • FONTAINE NAMED BCIHL’S ANYTHING BRANDED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    October 08, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western University forward Jarrett Fontaine (Humboldt, Sask.) is the ANYTHING BRANDED Player of the Week for the week ending October 8th.
  • SPARTANS RALLY FROM THREE GOALS DOWN FOR WIN
    October 06, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia –Trinity Western fifth year forward Florian Niedermaier (Davos, Switzerland) scored a power play goal with 3:51 remaining to give the Spartans a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Vancouver Island Mariners Saturday evening at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. 
  • FONTAINE SCORES OVERTIME WINNER IN SEASON-OPENER
    October 05, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Jarrett Fontaine (Humboldt, Sask.) scored a goal late in overtime to lift the Spartans to a 3-2 win over VIU in their season opener Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS SECURE OVERTIME WIN IN PRESEASON FINALE
    September 29, 2018
    VICTORIA – Trinity Western’s Elijah Vilio (Aldergrove, B.C.) scored the overtime winner to give the Spartans a 4-3 win over Victoria in TWU’s final preseason game Saturday at the Ian Stewart Complex.
  • SPARTANS LOSE TO UBC IN HARD-FOUGHT CAPTAINS CUP CONTEST
    September 22, 2018
    VANCOUVER – Trinity Western’s men’s hockey team scored the first two goals against UBC Saturday afternoon, but the Thunderbirds roared back to tally six straight en route to a 6-2 win in the Captains Cup at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
  • SFU SCORES OVERTIME WINNER TO BEAT SPARTANS IN CAPTAINS CUP OPENER
    September 15, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Just over a minute into overtime, Simon Fraser’s Cole Plotnikoff scored the game-winning goal to secure a 4-3 win over Trinity Western in the opening game of the Captains Cup Saturday at the George Preston Arena.
  • SPARTANS OPEN PRESEASON SATURDAY WITH CAPTAINS CUP GAME AGAINST SFU
    September 12, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The defending BCIHL champion Trinity Western men’s hockey team will open its preseason schedule with the second annual Captains Cup, starting Saturday (7 p.m.) with a game against Simon Fraser at George Preston Arena.
  • SEASON PREVIEW | DEFENDING CHAMPIONS EMBARK ON NEW SEASON FRIDAY
    LANGLEY, British Columbia ? Coming off an historic first-ever BCIHL championship-winning season, Trinity Western opens the 2018-19 season with a revamped roster that has eyes on a repeat on-ice performance. The puck drops on the Spartans season this weekend when TWU hosts Vancouver Island University Friday and Saturday. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. (PT).