Ice Hockey

Saint Joseph Metuchen Ice Hockey

Last Updated: February 4, 2016
News and Notes

Varsity defeated Monroe  5-2 at The Arenas at Woodbridge on Wednesday February 3.  The next game is Monday February 8 against Holy Ghost Prep 7:30pm at The Arenas at Woodbridge.  Holy Ghost Prep is a perennial power from the Philadelphia Pennsylvania area.

JV was defeated 3-0 on Monday February 1 vs. Christian Brothers Academy in a non-conference game at The Arenas at Woodbridge.  The next games are the final two games of the Skylands JV League Regular Season:  Thursday Feb 4 3:45pm against Montgomery at ProSkate and Saturday Feb 6 9pm against Ridge at the Rock Ice Center.

*** Varsity Assistant Coach Chris Pitoscia was selected as a referee for the IIHF World Junior Tournament in Helsinki, Finland!  Read his story at

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Our Program
The 2015-2016 season marks the 30th Anniversary of Saint Joseph High School Ice Hockey!  Our program provides an opportunity for over 40 players each season to compete in the sport of ice hockey. We are proud to have two players selected by the NHL and overall more than 40 percent of our players have continued their ice hockey careers at the collegiate level, some attaining NCAA Division 1 scholarships (see list below).
We place a significant emphasis on people and hockey skill development via a fully integrated program. By fully integrated, we mean a program that is well-connected not only between varsity and junior varsity but also with the teachers, guidance counselors, and administration of the school.  

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GMC Champions 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
2 NHL Draft Picks   
5 NCAA Division I Players
14 NCAA Division III Players
Eight-time Division Finalist
Ten Division 1st Place Finishes
Twenty-two NJSIAA State Tournament Appearances
Eight-time NJSIAA State Tournament Quarterfinalist
42% College Hockey Participation by Alumni



NHL Draft Picks:

John Carlson - Washington Capitals

Christian Jensen - San Jose Sharks


NCAA Division I Participants:

Marc Johnstone - Sacred Heart University  

Joe Guerriero - Quinnipiac College

John Guerriero - Quinnipiac College

John Kovalsky - Merrimack

Christian Jensen - RPI

Joe Wagner - Niagara


NCAA Division III Participants:

Bob Bouthilette - Salve Regina

Ryan Carter - Norwich University

Bryan Flegler - Fitchburg State College

Daren Helmold - Iona College

Derek Hengstenberg - Plymouth State

Todd Hengstenberg - Plymouth State

Anthony Inverno - Salem State College

Gordon Inverno - Salem State College

John Kovalsky - St. Anselms College

Jeff Lenard - Canton (NY) Technical

Dave Martin - Plattsburgh State

Joe Nobilio - Western New England College


Junior Hockey

2015 March Johnstone - Chicago Steel (USHL)

2014 Michael Nisky - Omaha Lancers (USHL)

2013 Sean Rappleyea - Ottawa Junior Senators (CCHL)