Congratulations to our Class of 2021!
The class of 2021 left a memorable mark on TCNJ Ice Hockey, and their contributions will be remembered and built upon. In three years of competition, with a record of 58-35-2-3, the class of 2021 Won Three Consecutive Colonial Conference Championships, Three Southeast Regional Berths, and the programs first Regional victory. We can’t wait to see what these great Student-Athletes accomplish in their future!
Forward: Captain: Matt Lojewski
In 95 games, Matt contributed 21 goals, 24 assists, and 45 points for the Lions during his three consecutive Colonial Championships (2018, 2019, 2020). Matt was a huge part of the TCNJ leadership, serving as Club President. Matt became team Captain for his senior season. Matt was a very smart two-way forward that consistently contributed to the team’s success. He always came to the rink prepared, and was everything a coach could ask for in a leader. Congratulations Matt!
Forward: Assistant Captain: Dan Martin
In 95 games, Dan contributed 30 goals, 32 assists, and 62 points for the Lions during his three consecutive Colonial Championships (2018, 2019, 2020). Dan was named Assistant Captain his senior year and also served as team treasurer. His ability to kill penalties and win battles in front of the net made him a formidable force during his College Career. Dan also had the ability to elevate his game when the team needed him most, and scored many memorable playoff goals. Dan’s work ethic was contagious, and we were lucky to have him at TCNJ. Congratulations Dan!
Forward: Assistant Captain: Andrew Lem
In 106 games over four seasons, Andrew contributed 18 goals, 35 assists, and 53 points for the Lions. Andrew was named Assistant Captain his senior year after being part of four Championship seasons (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020), and was consistently a top penalty killer for the Lions. Andrew also contributed on power play, and was a player counted on in the closing minutes of big games. Andrew used his speed, work ethic, and on-ice awareness to help the Lions in all three zones. Congratulations Andrew!
Goalie: Nick Pontoriero
As a goaltender, Nick was a member of three Colonial Conference Championship teams (2018, 2019, 2020). Nick was a steady and reliable presence in net for the Lions with a 3.32 Goals against average in three full seasons. Nick was a supportive teammate and was an integral part of the program’s success. Congratulations Nick!
Defense: Matt Kimak
In 51 games over two seasons, Matt contributed 3 goals, 24 assists, and 27 points from the blue line. Matt was instrumental in both the 2018 and 2019 Colonial Conference Championships. Matt plays a fast, skilled, and physical style of hockey that makes him a huge threat in all three zones and in all situations. Matt didn’t play his Junior year as he joined the United States Coast Guard, but had been looking forward to the 2020-2021 campaign. Congratulations Matt and thank you for your service!
Forward: JP Kelly
JP began his college career playing hockey his freshman year at James Madison University, and then transferred to TCNJ. In just three semesters (having studied abroad during his Junior year), JP managed 32 goals, 23 assists, and 55 points in just 47 games to help the Lions to two Colonial Conference Championships (2019 and 2020). His goal scoring ability and positive energy were a big part of the team’s success. Congratulations JP!
Forward: Kevin Broskie
Kevin began his college career playing his freshman year at Seton Hall University, and then transferred to TCNJ. In his time at TCNJ, he was a part of two Colonial Conference Championship teams (2019 and 2020). In 68 games, Kevin contributed 5 goals, 6 assists, and 11 points, playing both forward and defense as needed. Kevin’s ability to work hard everyday and his intelligence are contagious, and he made the players around him better. Congratulations Kevin!
Forward: Lawrence Kruglyak
Lawrence began his college career as a defensemen his freshman year as a member of the 2018 Colonial Conference Championship team. His sophomore season, he pursued ice hockey officiating as a Junior A and NCAA official. He rejoined the team his junior year as a forward, and was a big part of the 2020 Colonial Conference Championship. In 68 games during his career, Lawrence contributed 3 goals, 7 assists, and 10 points. Congratulations Lawrence!