In nine 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, 2014–15, when the team won a school-record 26 games; 2015-16, when the Bruins earned their first-ever berth in the Elite 8 Tournament, featuring the top eight teams in New England; and 2016-17, when Brunswick won its first-ever playoff game at the Division I level and advanced to the semifinals of the Large School Tournament.
Most recently, in 2017-18, the Bruins won three straight playoff games to capture the NEPSAC Large School Tournament championship, the School's first title at the Division I level.
At the collegiate level, in the past decade, ’Wick hockey alumni have laced up the skates for Harvard, Boston University, Michigan, Dartmouth, Yale, Holy Cross, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, Colby, Middlebury, Trinity, Williams, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Amherst, and Hobart — along with a host of other top Division I and Division III programs.
In the past 15 years, four hockey alumni have been selected in the NHL Draft. Hugh Jessiman ’02 was selected in the 1st Round in 2003 and recently retired from playing professional hockey. 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 New York Rangers. John Hayden ’13, who followed Shattenkirk’s track, was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd Round of the 2013 draft. He captained Yale University during his senior year in 2017 and is currently playing for the Blackhawks in the NHL. And Phil Kemp '17, who also played for the USNTDP and is now a sophomore at Yale, was drafted in the 7th round of the 2017 draft by the Edmonton Oilers.
Luke Esposito '12, a Brunswick captain and four-year letterman at Harvard, is now a member of the Bakersfield Condors (AHL).
All Brunswick hockey home games are held at Hartong Rink, on our King Street Campus.
Brunswick skated to a 4-4 tie against Williston Northampton in the consolation round on Sunday at the St. Sebastian Holiday Tournament. The Bruins went 1-1-1 at the three-day event, as Charles Shaffer posted a natural hat trick against the Wildcats on Sunday.
Trailing by two goals to Rivers in the first half, Brunswick fought back to top the Red Wings by a 3-2 margin in the second day of the St. Sebastian’s Holiday Tourney on Saturday. The win propels the Bruins into the consolation finals against Williston Northampton on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
Brunswick lost a non-league game against Northwood on Friday in the first round of the St. Sebastian’s Holiday Tournament on Friday evening. The Bruins return to tourney action on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. against Rivers.
Kent scored the game-winning goal with a minute to play in overtime, as the Lions topped Brunswick on Wednesday, 3-2, in Hartong Rink. The Bruins (0-2-2) return to action on Saturday, December 8, with a home game against Westminster.
Kimball Union broke a 3-3 tie against Brunswick on Sunday at the Exeter Invitational with a four-goal run, as the perennial New England power Wildcats skated away with a 7-3 win. Cooper Moore netted two goals for the Bruins (0-1-2), upping his team-leading total to seven tallies on the season.
Brunswick battled back from a 6-2 deficit in the third period against New Hampton and rallied to tie the Huskies, 6-6, at the Exeter Invitational on Saturday. Cooper Moore led the improbable comeback for the Bruins, netting three of his career-best five goals in the final frame.