Donovan Will Attend Grand Canyon University

The Danbury Jr Hat Tricks are extremely pleased to announce that 2000 forward Kolby Donovan has committed to continue his academic and hockey careers at Grand Canyon University in the fall of 2021. Donovan was a vital part of Danbury’s NA3HL teams the past two seasons, making significant contributions on the ice, in the locker […]

Fernandes Chooses Post

The Danbury Jr Hat Tricks are extremely proud to announce that 2001 goaltender Alex Fernandes has committed to continue his academic and hockey careers at Post University in the fall of 2021. He was an important part of Danbury’s NA3HL goaltending corps the past two seasons. A Bethel, CT native, Fernandes will not have travel […]

Danbury drops tough doubleheader with Titans

The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks dropped a pair of tough games against the division rival New Jersey Titans on Thursday and Friday afternoon at Danbury Arena. Early starts would prove to be the killer for Danbury, as in both games the Jr. Hat Tricks would be forced to overcome a multi-goal deficit. On Thursday, Danbury […]

Jr. Hat Tricks open season with 8-1 loss to Generals

DANBURY, CT– The NA3HL Jr. Hat Tricks dropped their season opener Saturday night, falling to the Northeast Generals 8-1. Danbury leapt out to an early lead as Wesley Westendorf netted the first goal of the NA3HL season for the Jr. Hat Tricks, assisted by Connor Lefkof and Dylan Harbour. Westendorf began the season much how […]

Goalie Alex Fernandes re-signs with Colonials

The Danbury Colonials are excited to announce goaltender Alex Fernandes has re-signed for the 2020-21 season. Fernandes, 19, is a Bethel native who was a key contributor for the Colonials last season. As the Colonials heated up down the stretch last season pushing for second place in the Northeast Division, Fernandes won key games in […]

Late-game heroics lift Colonials over Knights, 2-1

DANBURY, CT– The Danbury Colonials have a flair for the dramatic. Trailing 1-0 heading into the final six minutes of regulation, the black-and-orange brigade struck twice in rapid succession to steal their third consecutive victory. Though New England would control the pace of play in a scoreless first period, Danbury would generate a flurry of […]

Fernandes pitches first shutout as Colonials roll to 6-0 win

BIDDEFORD, ME– Hockey is a game of responses. How does a team bounce back from a bad shift? A bad game? As the old adage goes, adversity reveals character. After suffering a crushing loss with 5.6 seconds remaining in regulation time Saturday evening, the Danbury Colonials bounced back with commanding force as the black-and-orange brigade […]

VIDEO: Palomeque, Fernandes celebrate “Firsts” in junior hockey The beginning of a new hockey season ushers in an era of personal milestones. First goals. First points. First saves. First wins. Adam Palomeque helped lift the Danbury Colonials to a 5-4 victory on Sunday, Sept. 15, with his first (and second) career junior hockey goals. Less than a week later, local product Alex […]

Fernandes dazzles in 5-2 win, Colonials split weekend in Elmira

ELMIRA, NY– The Danbury Colonials split their twin bill with the Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles, taking the second game of the back-to-back to the tune of a 5-2 score. Goals were traded in the first period as Kyle McEnany converted a turnover into the game’s first tally. Elmira tied the game shortly after. The Colonials […]

Local goalie Alex Fernandes excited to join Colonials

The Danbury Colonials have inked local goaltender Alex Fernandes for the 2019-20 season. Fernandes, an 18-year-old out of Bethel, CT, most recently played for the Brookfield-Bethel-Danbury Icecats, serving as team captain his senior year. As a familiar face around the Danbury Arena, Fernandes was demonstrably excited to join a junior team so close to home. […]