Early deficit dooms Jr. Hat Tricks, Johnstown wins 4-1

DANBURY, CT– A dominant first period performance put the Johnstown Tomahawks on top to stay as they bested the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks 4-1 on Friday afternoon. Though it was a special occasion for the Hat Tricks as they welcomed fans back into Danbury Arena for the first time since November, Johnstown spoiled the homecoming […]

Danbury Arena allowing limited capacity for Jr. Hat Tricks games for March

Danbury, CT–¬†Danbury Arena will be permitted to welcome fans for hockey games starting March 1st according to state and local health regulations. Interstate travel will also be permitted for junior-level teams. The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) will be selling a limited number of tickets to their upcoming home […]

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 […]

Jr. Hat Tricks look ahead to Gens matchup after hiatus

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks are finally ready to get back to action after a brief interruption to their schedule. With three postponed games in the rearview mirror, the team now looks head to a home matchup with the Northeast Generals on Thursday at 1 p.m. to get back on track. Tale of the tape […]

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, […]

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 […]

Hoban, Krause earn honorable mentions for Bauer Hockey Stars of the Week

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks had a pair of representatives on the NAHL’s first Bauer Hockey Stars of the Week list, with forwards Cody Hoban and Alexander Krause earning honorable mentions. Hoban was instrumental in Danbury’s overtime win against the New Jersey Titans, notching a pair of assists including the primary on Nolan Barrett’s powerplay […]

Comeback effort falls short as Titans top Tricks 4-3

A third period comeback attempt by the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks came up a dollar short Saturday night, as the New Jersey Titans skated away with a 4-3 victory in the Hat City. New Jersey opened the scoring in the first on a freak bounce, as a clearing attempt from their defensive zone took a […]

Barrett the hero as Hat Tricks take opener in OT

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks kicked off their NAHL season in style, taking down the reigning East Division champion New Jersey Titans in a 3-2 overtime thriller. Things got off to a physical start, as New Jersey’s Matthew Iasenza and Danbury’s Valentino Passarelli tangled behind the Jr. Hat Tricks’ net early in the first period. […]

Hat Tricks fall short 4-2 in final pre-season matchup

The Northeast Generals exacted revenge on the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks in their second pre-season matchup in as many days. Is “revenge” too harsh a word for a game that has no bearing on the standings? Perhaps not, given the level of animosity and physicality prevalent throughout the game. Three different fighting majors were assessed […]