Skating to the finish

frozen — The Flames lost in the final game of the group stage. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty Men’s Division II (DII) hockey team’s 30-9 season came to end Sunday, March 23 after a 2-1 run in its first American Collegiate Hockey Association Nationals appearance in eight years. The Flames kicked off pool play by defeating top-seeded Grand Valley State University 3-2 in […]

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Hockey moves on to national tourney

STAYIN’ ALIVE — Liberty kept its hopes of a national title in tact. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

The Liberty Flames men’s Division II team advanced past the Southeast Region Tournament for the first time Liberty University’s men’s Division II (DII) hockey team (26-7) continued tournament play with a win over the University of Delaware Blue Hens, 4-1, in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) regionals at LaHaye …

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Mountaineers grounded

Momentum — Liberty capped off a weekend sweep of West Virginia with a 3-2 overtime victory Saturday night. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty’s Division I hockey team stretched its winning streak to five games The Liberty Flames Division I (DI) men’s hockey team completed a four-game season sweep against the West Virginia University (WVU) Mountaineers Feb. 14-15. The victories extended the Flames winning streak to five games and improved their record to …

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No. 1 cools off Flames

ICED — Arizona State gave Liberty more than they could handle in a two-game sweep at the LaHaye Ice Center. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

ASU Sun Devils proved too much to handle in a hard-fought weekend series Arizona State 5, Liberty 2 Liberty University’s men’s Division 1 (DI) Hockey team fell to Arizona State University (ASU) Friday, Jan. 24, losing 5-2 in round one of the two-game matchup at the LaHaye Ice Center. This …

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Top teams split weekend matchup

Flames avoid sweep with strong showing in game two against Florida Gulf Coast in a key conference contest The Liberty Flames men’s Division II (DII) hockey team (22-6-0) split a weekend series with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles (19-2-1) Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18. FGCU 8, LU 1 It …

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Flames skate to seventh straight victory

Big hits — Liberty outscored Eastern Michigan 9-3 during the weekend series. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty University men’s Division I hockey team swept the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in a weekend series Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2 at the LaHaye Ice Center. LU 4, Eastern Michigan 1 In the first-ever meeting between the Flames and the Eagles, Liberty extended its winning streak …

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Clean sweep

in the books— Freshman forward Brandon Mistal scored a goal against Rochester in a 4-2 win Friday, Oct. 25. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Flames (12-1) continued to stay hot over the weekend, improving on their five game home winning streak. Liberty outscored its opponents 11-3 in two games to defeat the Rochester Warriors (4-5) twice, Oct 25-26. LU 4, Rochester 2 Liberty came out of the gates looking very “complacent … expecting …

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Panthers iced in rivalry matchup

TENACITY — Stephen Bellow (96) gains possession of the puck during a match against the Panthers over the weekend. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty captures its 10th win in 11 games, sweeping Davenport during Homecoming at the LaHaye Ice Center The Liberty University men’s Division I hockey team defeated the Davenport Panthers twice during homecoming weekend Friday Oct. 18 and Saturday Oct. 19. Liberty 2, Davenport 1 In the first game, Liberty defeated …

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Docksteader brothers net hat tricks

smooth transition — Freshman defenseman Ryan Sidun handles the puck against Elon. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty Flames men’s Division II hockey dominated Elon and Millersville this past weekend behind the strength of hat tricks from Brad and Devon Docksteader. LU squashes Elon, 10-1 The Flames played controlled, physical hockey as they steamrolled Elon, 10-1, in front of a packed house Friday, Sept. 20. It …

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McCombe voices title aspirations

the lead man — McCombe captains the Flames. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The final buzzer sounds and several members of the hockey team take a victory lap around the ice in celebration of a close win. The crowd in the packed LaHaye Ice Center roars with excitement. Andrew McCombe, captain of the Liberty University’s men’s Division I (D1) hockey team, knows this …

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