In seven seasons of Division I play, Brunswick’s hockey program has solidified itself as one of the most competitive high school programs in New England, securing tournament berths in 2010–2011, 2011–2012, and 2014–15, when the team won a school-record 26 games.
Most recently, in 2015-16, the Bruins earned their first-ever berth in the Elite 8 Tournament, featuring the top eight teams in New England.
At the collegiate level, in the past decade, ’Wick hockey alumni have laced up the skates for Harvard, Boston University, Yale, Holy Cross, Quinnipiac, Colby, Middlebury, Trinity, Williams, Bowdoin, and Amherst — along with a host of other top Division I and Division III programs.
In the past decade, three hockey alumni have been selected in the NHL Draft. Hugh Jessiman ’02 was selected in the 1st Round in 2003 and is currently playing professional hockey in Austria. Kevin Shattenkirk ’07, who spent his freshman and sophomore years at Brunswick before playing for the United States National Team Development Program, was selected in the 1st Round in 2007 and is currently a member of the St. Louis Blues. And John Hayden ’13, who followed Shattenkirk’s track, was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd Round of the 2013 draft. He is currently the captain at Yale University.
All Brunswick hockey games are held at Hartong Rink, on our King Street Campus.
Brunswick exploded for five goals in the second period of a scoreless game against Hoosac to best the Owls in Hartong Rink on Saturday, 8-3. The Bruins (8-5-2) had seven different skaters score at least one goal in the win.
Nick VanBelle’s overtime goal gave Brunswick a 2-1 win over visiting Hotchkiss at Hartong Rink on Monday evening. The win bumps the Bruins’ record to 7-5-1 on the season, while the Bearcats fall to 3-7-0.
Brunswick dropped a 4-3 decision to Nichols in the semifinal round of the Nichols-Belmont Hill Tournament on Friday. After playing four games over three days at the tourney in Buffalo, N.Y., the Bruins (6-4-1) return to action at Taft on Wednesday, January 4.