McCreary, Malts share struggles with mental health in hope to end stigma

DANBURY, CT– Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks head coach Billy McCreary and culture/mindset coach Vinny Malts presented a recorded video message┬ádetailing their struggles with mental health Monday afternoon. McCreary and Malts hope to continue the conversation started with last week’s “#BellLetsTalk” campaign and this week’s Concussion Awareness Week regarding mental and emotional health stigmas that exist […]

Jr. Hat Tricks captain Kyle Gudme commits to University of St. Thomas

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are proud to announce the commitment of defenseman Kyle Gudme to The University of St. Thomas Tommies. He will join up with the team for the spring semester as the team prepares to begin its season on January 30th. Gudme, 20, served as […]

Danbury alum Hoban shines in Sacred Heart debut

Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks alum Cody Hoban made an immediate impact in his Sacred Heart Pioneers debut Wednesday night, notching a primary assist in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Air Force Falcons. He became the first Jr. Hat Trick to play in a Division-I hockey game after announcing his commitment on December 21st. Hoban […]

Cody Hoban commits to Sacred Heart University

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are thrilled to announce that Cody Hoban is staying close to home. The 19-year-old Guilford, CT native has officially committed to the Sacred Heart Pioneers and will join up with the team for the spring semester. “When I was offered the opportunity to […]

Second period eruption spurs Danbury to 4-2 win

One minute was all it took. In the blink of an eye, the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks turned the game on its head and rocketed from down 2-0 to up 3-2 in the span of just 48 seconds early in the second period. A pair of goals from Jake Hewitt spurred the team on to […]

Hoban, Nordlund earn Honorable Mentions for Stars of the Month

Cody Hoban and Edvard Nordlund have been named Honorable Mentions for the NAHL’s Bauer Hockey Stars of the Month at the forward and goaltending position, respectively. Hoban earned two Honorable Mentions for Player of the Week earlier this season. He is currently tied for the team lead in scoring with six points, and leads the […]

Billy McCreary surprised with video tribute, Coach of the Year plaque

Billy McCreary and the Jr. Hat Tricks were getting ready for an intra-squad scrimmage Friday afternoon, looking to fill the void left by a postponed matchup with the Maryland Black Bears. As warmups ended, the lights dimmed. The video board lit up. And the stick taps started. A surprise video tribute was planned for McCreary, […]

Hat Tricks sweep big road weekend from Maryland

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks are officially streaking. A successful road trip to Maryland resulted in a two-game sweep of the Black Bears, marking three consecutive wins and a 4-1 record to start the year. Friday night was a comeback effort, as Luke Mountain opened the scoring for the Black Bears just four minutes into […]

Jr. Hat Tricks look ahead to Maryland road trip

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks are on the road this weekend, as they have a pair of games on tap against the Maryland Black Bears. Danbury will look to build on last week’s 3-2 triumph in Massachusetts over the Generals 3-2, while the Black Bears currently lead the East Division with a 3-0-1 record. Offense […]

D’Agostino named NAHL East Division Star of the Week for Oct. 12-18

Mark D’Agostino has been named the NAHL Bauer Hockey East Division Star of the Week for October 12-18. D’Agostino, an ’01-born North Branford native, was a two-time goal scorer in the Jr. Hat Tricks’ 3-2 win over the Northeast Generals last week. He has been one of Danbury’s biggest spark plugs offensively, registering three goals […]