LMU Ice Hockey News

  • Feb
    9

    Lions Fall in Championship Thriller

    The Lions fell just short of their goal this season, losing to CSUN in the WCHC Championship game on Sunday afternoon.  The game was thrilling, with both teams trading chances throughout, and never slowing.  Both teams traded grade-A scoring chances in the first few minutes.  CSUN got on the board first, halfway through the first… Read More

  • Feb
    9

    Lions Take Down Fullerton to Advance to Championship

    The Lions faced off against Fullerton in the WCHC Semi-Finals on Saturday night, and came away victorious with a 5-2 win.  The Lions would once again get on the board early, as Brian Clem scored on a pass from Austin Billings only :27 seconds into the game.  Billings would net one midway through the first,… Read More

  • Feb
    8

    Lions Cruise Past Chapman into Semi’s

    The Lions took on Chapman for the first time this season in the WCHC Playoff Quarterfinals.  The Lions scored early and often, as Clem scored :33 seconds into the game on a nice feed from Billings.  The Lions would get up 4-0 after 1, 10-0 after 2 and win the game 11-0. Scorers for the… Read More

  • Feb
    2

    Lions Take Down #13 Northern Colorado

    The Lions went into their final game of the regular season looking to rebound from a disappointing Senior Night loss the night before.  Taking on 13th Ranked UNC, the Lions got a fast start.  Justin Hertz scored shorthanded 3 minutes into the game, and Brian Clem scored on a power play halfway through the first… Read More

  • Feb
    2

    Lions Drop Heartbreaker on Senior Night

    The rink was packed, the fans were rowdy and the Lions were geared to go on Senior Night as the team celebrated its three seniors, David Valencia, Joost Aalmans and Austin Walsh.  After a pregame ceremony for the seniors, the rivalry game got started as the top two teams in the WCHC took to the… Read More

  • Jan
    25

    Billings 4 Point Night, Lions Topple Titans

    Austin Billings had a first period Hat-Trick, and the Lions cruised past WCHC foe on Friday night.  The Lions, looking to avenge an early season surprising loss, came out strong to put the game out of reach early.  Billings scored three goals and added an assist. After the first the Lions were up 4-0.  The… Read More

  • Jan
    2

    First Semester Recap

    Coming off their best record in 2018-2019 (20-7-2) the Lions were looking to accomplish new feats this season. With nine new players on the roster, a new head coach, and a tougher schedule, the Lions were looking to qualify for regionals again for the first time since 2015. The season got off to an up… Read More

  • Dec
    10

    Teddy Bear Toss collects 301 Stuffed Animals

    The Annual Christmas game collected a record number of Teddy Bears last Saturday, with 301 stuffed animals tossed on the ice.  In the first period, Greg Bennett fired a shot from the point that snuck through a screen and into the net.  Almost immediately the bears were sent flying over the offensive zone glass and… Read More

  • Dec
    7

    Lions Dominate 49ers in Teddy Bear Toss!

    The Lions took to the ice for one final game in the fall semester, facing a heated WCHC rival in the annual Christmas Teddy Bear Toss Game.  This year, the Lions donned special holiday jerseys themed from “Mean Girls” The Lions got on the board early, a power play goal from Greg Bennett.  The packed… Read More

  • Nov
    24

    Lions Stun #2 Providence in Beehive Finale

    The Lions played a solid weekend, but finished it on the highest of notes, taking down #2 Ranked Providence 5-2.  This win marks the highest ranked opponent the Lions have beaten in program history. Jason Footlick kept the Lions in it from the start, only allowing 2 goals on 27 shots.  He stood tall, saving… Read More