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 wrapped up the 2018-19 hockey season with an 8-2 defeat at Trinity-Pawling on Friday night. The Bruins finish with an overall mark of 11-13-4 and 8-12-4 in NEPSIHA action. Brunswick did not qualify for NEPSIHA post-season play this season, halting an impressive string of four-straight appearances.
Trailing 4-1 in the third period, Brunswick rallied for four unanswered goals to top Berkshire by a 5-4 margin on Senior Day in Hartong Rink on Saturday. The two teams combined for 14 penalties in the spirited, high-scoring contest.
Brunswick rolled over Portledge by an 8-1 margin in Hartong Rink on Wednesday, as eight different Bruins scored a goal in the non-league win. The eight goals match the most scored by Brunswick since an 8-1 win over Taft on January 3, 2018.
Williston Northampton jumped out to a 3-0 lead and cruised to 6-2 win at home over Brunswick on Saturday. The loss snapped a five-game unbeaten streak (4-0-1) by the Bruins. Brunswick returns to action with a home contest against Portledge on Wednesday, January 30.
Brunswick picked up a 4-1 non-league win at Delbarton on Tuesday, as Ryan St. Louis netted his first hat-trick as a Bruin. The road victory in New Jersey bumps Brunswick’s overall record to 9-6-4, as the Bruins now own a four-game winning streak.