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Ice Hockey 2021-2022

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See the club's full website and up-to-date information at WPUHockey.com!

The ice hockey clubs photos are by the always incredible, Marissa Vandenberg.  

WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY ICE HOCKEY

Mission Statement 
The mission of the William Paterson University Ice Hockey Team is to support and supplement the mission of William Paterson University by providing an ACHA Hockey program. The development of a successful program with a focus on the welfare of our student-athletes is inherent to our mission. The William Paterson University Ice Hockey team is dedicated to the principle that the pursuit of excellence in athletics will be accomplished within the framework of an academic community. We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all student-athletes, students, and faculty.

2021-2022

Team Student Leadership

President: Thomas Bauer

Vice President: Braden Ploehn

Treasurer: Nicholas King

Secretary: Michael King


Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Joseph Ballance

Assistant Coach: Kyle Garlasco

Assistant Coach: Ryan Melvin

Advisor: Donald Bennett

Interested in learning more about the team? Please feel free to email the team President and Head Coach!

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Guiding Principles
Below are the guiding principles of the William Paterson University Ice Hockey team. These beliefs and attitudes are embedded in our history and guide us in our behavior.

  • Integrity
    • We follow the intent and the letter of each rule by which we have agreed to abide. We are honest in our dealings with student-athletes, coaches, staff, opponents, and governing bodies.
  • Focus on the Individual Participant
    • We are committed to the personal development and well being of our student-athletes, coaches, and staff. The individuals who participate on our team at all skill levels can learn the benefits of teamwork, self-discipline, personal responsibility, the setting of high standards, and the joy of achievement.
  • Academic and Athletic Excellence
    • We aspire to achieve success at the highest level of competitive athletics consistent with our resources. We serve students who want to succeed at the highest levels of both academic and athletic performance.
  • Equity and Access
    • We are committed to achieving equity and diversity on our team, coaching, and support staffs. Athletic opportunities are a vehicle to heighten personal development, and thus we believe that the benefits of athletic participation should be available to as many students, faculty, and staff as possible regardless of gender, race, physical challenges, or athletic skill.‚Äč


Support Services
We are committed to providing excellent support services for our student-athletes. We are committed to fostering and nurturing a team and staff that is committed to teaching with integrity, passion, and behaves consistently with the academic priorities of William Paterson University.

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2021-2022 ICE HOCKEY SCHEDULE
Day Month Date Year Opponent Home/Away Site City State Time/Result
Thursday September 16 2021 vs. Montclair State Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 1-7 WIN
Friday September 17 2021 vs. TCNJ Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 3-4 WIN
Sunday September 19 2021 AT TCNJ Away Cure Insurance Arena Trenton NJ 5-2 WIN
Friday September 24 2021 AT Villanova Away Hatfield Ice Arena Colmar PA Postponed
Saturday September 25 2021 AT Drexel Away Class of 23 Rink Philadelphia PA Postponed
Saturday October 2 2021 AT Lehigh Away Steel Ice Center Bethlehem PA 3-1 WIN
Friday October 8 2021 AT Rutgers Away Pro Skate Ice Arena New Brunswick NJ 4-3 WIN
Saturday October 9 2021 AT Villanova Away Hatfield Ice Arena Colmar PA 5-4 WIN (OT)
Friday October 15 2021 AT GMU Away Prince William Ice Arena Woodbridge VA 6-4 WIN
Friday October 22 2021 AT Towson Away Ice World Abingdon MD 3-4 Loss
Saturday October 23 2021 vs. Towson Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 4-8 WIN
Saturday October 30 2021 vs. Navy Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 2-3 WIN
Friday November 5 2021 AT NYU Away Sky Rink, Chelsea Piers New York City NY 5-3 WIN
Saturday November 6 2021 vs. NYU Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 6-3 Loss
Friday November 12 2021 vs. GMU Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 5-2 Loss
Saturday November 13 2021 vs. West Chester Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 1-6 WIN
Friday November 19 2021 AT Navy Away McMullen Ice Arena Annapolis MD 2-4 Loss
Friday December 3 2021 vs. Rutgers Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 8:00 PM
Saturday December 4 2021 AT Temple Away Igloo Ice Arena Mount Laurel NJ 4:30 PM
Friday January 14 2022 AT Montclair State Away Montclair State Ice Arena Montclair NJ 8:30 PM
Saturday January 15 2022 AT Rider Away Loucks Ice Arena Lawrenceville NJ TBD
Friday January 21 2022 AT Lehigh Away Steel Ice Center Bethlehem PA 8:30 PM
Saturday January 22 2022 vs. Lehigh Home Ice Vaule Arena Wayne NJ 6:15 PM
Friday January 28 2022 vs. Temple Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 7:30 PM
Friday February 4 2022 AT West Chester Away Ice Line Quads Arena Westchester PA 8:45 PM
Saturday February 5 2022 AT Rutgers Away Pro Skate Ice Arena New Brunswick NJ TBD
Friday February 11 2022 vs. Rutgers Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 7:30 PM
Saturday February 12 2022 vs. Villanova Home Ice Vault Arena Wayne NJ 8:30 PM
Friday February 25 2022 ECHA PLAYOFFS TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Saturday February 26 2022 ECHA PLAYOFFS TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Sunday February 27 2022 ECHA PLAYOFFS TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Thursday March 10 2022 ACHA Nationals Away St. Louis, MI St. Louis MO TBD
HOME events are in bold

Hockey Schedule

Click here for 2019-2020 team page

(2020-2021 season restricted to practice and scrimmages only due to COVID-19)