2016-17 Men's Ice Hockey Roster

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    February 18, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Defeated by Plymouth State, 5-2 PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team dropped a 5-2 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) decision to the Plymouth State Panthers Saturday evening inside the Hanaway Rink in a penalty-filled matchup.
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    February 14, 2017
    Palmer Scores Game-Winner in Lancers’ 3-2 Win over Assumption College WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Mike Palmer (Grafton, Mass.) scored the game-winning goal in the 14th minute of the third period to lead the Lancers to a 3-2 victory over Assumption College Tuesday evening inside the Buffone Arena.
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    February 13, 2017
    Purdie Scores Two in Lancers’ 4-2 Win over Fitchburg State FITCHBURG, Mass. – Worcester State University’s sophomore forward Mitchell Purdie (Cavan, Ont.) scored a pair of goals in the Lancers’ 4-2 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over Fitchburg State on Monday evening at the Wallace Civic Center.
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    February 11, 2017
    Westfield State Downs Worcester State, 4-1 WORCESTER, Mass. – Westfield State University’s Jackson Leef (Fort Wayne, Ind.) picked up a hat-trick Saturday evening as the Owls downed the Worcester State Lancers 4-1 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup at the Hart Recreation Center.
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    February 08, 2017
    Thursday's Men’s Ice Hockey Game at Fitchburg Postponed to Feb. 13 WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey game scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9 has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 14 at Fitchburg State due to inclement weather in the forecast.
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    February 05, 2017
    DeWitz Scores Two in Lancers’ 4-1 Win over Framingham State WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior forward Alex DeWitz (Oronoco, Minn.) scored two goals Sunday afternoon as the Lancers’ defeated Framingham State University in a 4-1 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup inside the Hart Recreation Center.
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    February 02, 2017
    Worcester State Falls Behind Early in 5-2 Loss to UMass Dartmouth NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Jon Houk (Richboro, Pa.) scored his first collegiate goal at the most ideal time, as his shot from the point proved to be the game-winner as the Corsairs defeated Worcester State 5-2 at Hetland Arena on Thursday evening.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Comes Up Short in 3-2 Loss to Salem State SALEM, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team came up short in a Saturday afternoon Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup, as they fell to the Vikings of Salem State 3-2.
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    January 26, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Shutout by Plymouth State, 5-0 WORCESTER, Mass. – The Plymouth State University men’s ice hockey team shutout the Worcester State University Lancers 5-0 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup Thursday evening at the Hart Recreation Center.
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    January 19, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Wins Third Straight At Westfield State WESTFIELD, Mass. – The Worcester State men’s ice hockey team won their third straight Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game, as they downed the Westfield State Owls 3-1 Thursday evening at Amelia Park.
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    January 17, 2017
    Reinstein Earns MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week Award WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman goaltender, Josh Reinstein (Woodland Hills, Calif.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey rookie of the week, as announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
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    January 14, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Jumps Ahead Early in 5-2 Win over Fitchburg State WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State men’s ice hockey team defeated the visiting Falcons of Fitchburg State 5-2 in a Saturday night Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at the Hart Recreation Center. With the win, the Lancers advance to 4-7-3 overall and 2-4-2 in the conference. The Falcons drop to 7-6-1 and 4-3-1 in the MASCAC.
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    January 12, 2017
    Purdie Scores Two in Lancers’ 6-0 Shutout over Framingham State FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Worcester State University’s sophomore forward, Mitchell Purdie (Cavan, Ont.) scored two goals in the Lancers’ 6-0 shutout over the Framingham State Rams Thursday evening in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action. With the win the Lancers improve to 4-7-3 and 2-4-2 in the MASCAC. The Rams are now 1-12 overall and 0-8 in league play.
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    January 11, 2017
    Jan. 14 Ice Hockey Game Start Time Moved Up WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University’s men’s ice hockey game against Fitchburg State on Saturday, January 14 has been moved up 30 minutes and will now start at 6:30 p.m. at the Hart Recreation Center.
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    January 08, 2017
    Pair of Late Goals Result in Worcester State’s 3-1 Loss to UMass Dartmouth WORCESTER, Mass. – After tie score late in the third period, UMass Dartmouth’s Casey Shea (Woburn, Mass.) and Mike Sones (Waterdown, Ont.) scored a pair of goals in the last minute of play to succeed 3-1 over the Worcester State University Lancers in a Sunday evening Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s ice hockey game inside the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of Holy Cross.
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    January 05, 2017
    Men’s Ice Hockey Draws with Western New England, 2-2 W. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team tied 2-2 with the Western New England Golden Bears Thursday (Jan. 5) evening inside the Olympia Ice Center. With the tie, the Lancers move to 3-6-3, while the Bears stand at 4-7-2.
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    December 12, 2016
    Palmer, Lignelli, and DeAngelis Earn MASCAC Men’s Ice Hockey Weekly Awards WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Mike Palmer (Grafton, Mass.), Cory Lignelli (Glastonbury, Conn.), and Andy DeAngelis (Poughquag, N.Y.) have been tabbed the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Player of the Week, Goalie of the Week, and Rookie of the Week, respectively, for the week of Dec. 5-11 as announced by the conference Monday (Dec. 12) afternoon.
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    December 08, 2016
    Lignelli Records First Collegiate Shutout in 5-0 Win over Stonehill WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Cory Lignelli (Glastonbury, Conn.) recorded his first collegiate shutout with 22 saves in the Lancers’ 5-0 victory over the Stonehill College Skyhawks in a cross-divisional Thursday evening matchup at the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of the College of Holy Cross.
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    December 04, 2016
    Worcester State and Salem State Battle to 0-0 Draw WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team battled to a 0-0 draw with Salem State Sunday (Dec. 4) afternoon in an exciting Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup held inside the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of Holy Cross.
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    December 01, 2016
    Plymouth State Tops Worcester State, 4-2 PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Sophomore Ryan Stevens (Colleyville, Texas.) notched a goal and an assist as the Plymouth State University men’s ice hockey team defeated Worcester State University, 4-2, in a testy Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game Thursday night at Hanaway Rink.
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    November 29, 2016
    McKenzie Scores Two Goals in Lancers’ 4-1 Win over Assumption WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State’s Connor McKenzie (Nashville, Tenn.) scored two goals in the Lancers’ 4-1 win over cross-divisional opponents, Assumption College, Tuesday (Nov. 29) evening inside the Hart Recreation Center.
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    November 22, 2016
    Worcester State Defeated by Southern New Hampshire, 4-2 HOOKSETT, N.H. – The Southern New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team defeated Worcester State 4-2 in a Tuesday (Nov. 22) night matchup at the Ice Den Arena.
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    November 17, 2016
    Worcester State Clipped by Westfield State in OT, 5-4 WORCESTER, Mass. – Westfield State’s Rob Neuwirth (Zlin, Czech Republic) scored the Owls’ game-winning goal just 29 seconds into the overtime period to seize the 5-4 victory over Worcester State in a Thursday (Nov. 17) night Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup inside the Hart Recreation Center.
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    November 15, 2016
    Lignelli Named MASCAC Goalkeeper of the Week WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University men’s ice hockey sophomore goalkeeper, Cory Lignelli (Glastonbury, Conn.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) goalkeeper of the week, as announced by the conference Monday (Nov. 14) afternoon.
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    November 12, 2016
    Men’s Ice Hockey Ends in 2-2 Draw at Fitchburg State FITCHBURG, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey game against Fitchburg State University ended in a 2-2 tie Saturday evening inside the Wallace Civic Center. With the tie, both team’s records slide to 1-3-1 and 1-1-1 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC).
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    November 10, 2016
    Lancers Earn First Conference Win in 4-1 Decision over Framingham State WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team earned their first conference victory in a 4-1 decision over the Framingham State Rams in Thursday night play at the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of Holy Cross.
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    November 07, 2016
    Worcester State University Announces Anchor Tenancy at Worcester Sports Center WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement to serve as an anchor tenant with the Worcester Sports Center, to begin in the fall of 2017.
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    November 05, 2016
    DeWitz Scores One as Lancers Drop Home Opener to Franklin Pierce, 4-1 WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team dropped their home opener to the visiting Franklin Pierce Ravens Saturday evening in cross-divisional play inside the Hart Recreation Center on the campus of Holy Cross.
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    November 01, 2016
    Worcester State Falls to UMass Dartmouth in Overtime, 5-4 NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – UMass Dartmouth’s senior captain Mike Kelly (Stoneham, Mass.) scored with 1.9 seconds remaining in the overtime period, to lead the Corsairs to a 5-4 victory over the visiting Worcester State Lancers.
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    October 28, 2016
    Lancers Drop Season Opener at Johnson & Wales, 5-3 PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Worcester State University Lancers opened up their 2016-17 campaign with a 5-3 loss to the host, Johnson & Wales University Friday evening inside the Lynch Arena.
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    October 26, 2016
    Worcester State Picked to Finish Sixth in MASCAC Preseason Poll WESTFIELD, Mass.— The Worcester State University men’s ice hockey team has been picked to finish sixth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) preseason poll, as announced by the conference Wednesday (Oct. 26) afternoon.