Category: Alumni News

Exceptional Honours for Exceptional Axemen

A look back at Baker, Clark, Heelis, & Gibbons Acadia University has been a hot bed for hockey talent for many years… through the late 1980’s and 1990’s, Acadia was a perennial favourite to challenge for the AUS and CIS

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Hockey Axemen announce MacDonald as new assistant coach

Former Axemen Moves Behind Acadia Bench May 27, 2015 WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia Hockey head coach Darren Burns and Acadia University announced the hiring of former hockey Axeman Kris MacDonald as the team’s new assistant coach. MacDonald replaces departed assistant

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Former Axemen Bench Boss Inducted to Hall of Fame

Coolen to be inducted into Acadia University Sports Hall of Fame May 22, 2015 WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and the Department of Athletics are pleased to announce the first of several inductees into the Acadia Sports Hall of Fame.

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2014 Acadia Hockey Honour Roll Induction Ceremony

Bailey, Burns, Knopp, and Sproxton Inducted On Saturday, November 8th, the Acadia Hockey Honour Roll proudly welcomed four new members to the exclusive club of Axemen hockey greats. This year’s inductees we Paul Bailey, Darren Burns, Kevin Knopp, and Denis

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Hockey Honour Roll 2014 Inductions

Join us as we welcome this year’s inductees to the Acadia Hockey Honour Roll! DATE: Saturday, November 8, 2014 TIME: 11:30 a.m. LOCATION: The Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons, Acadia campus The 2014 inductees to the Acadia Hockey Honour Roll

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Bruton cracks AHL Griffins Opening Day Roster

Former Axemen Captain to play with Detroit’s Top Farm Club Former Acadia Axemen captain Chris Bruton will be suiting up this season for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. The Griffins are the top farm team of the Detroit

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Axemen Alumnus Owens Prepares for 1st Pre-Season Pro Game

Christopher Owens to play in AHL pre-season game with St. John’s IceCaps The video below is a recap of Chris Owens first AHL pre-season game, with Chris’ post game interview following the game highlights

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Axemen Alumnus & CIS MVP Baker signs with Quad City

Mallards Sign Prolific Veteran Kevin Baker By: Mallards Communications Staff on 10/01/2014 10:22 AM The Quad City Mallards have signed forward Kevin Baker, the Mallards announced today. Baker, 35, scored 34 goals- tied for third most in the Central

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Axemen Alumnus Ekelman signs with Brampton Beast

Former Axemen to play in Central Hockey League 09/29/2014 9:54 AM – original post on BRAMPTON, ON – The Brampton Beast announced today that Grant Rollheiser will be playing between the pipes for a second year. The Beast also

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Axemen Alumnus Young prepares for 1st full year behind bench for Jr A Lumberjacks

Training Camp is Here Originally posted on 2014-08-28 The first in a series of blogs by coach Travis Young. Hello Lumberjack fans, and welcome to another exciting season of MHL action.  Training camp is less than a week away,

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