New Jersey Titans begin play in 2020-21 hockey season


The 2020-21 ice hockey season has begun for the New Jersey Titans, a member of the North American Hockey League (NAHL).

The Titans, who play their home games at the Middletown Sports Complex, Middletown, opened the season on Oct. 9 against the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks, according to a press release from the team.

New Jersey was 1-4-2 heading into road contests on Oct. 30-31 against the Johnstown Tomahawks.

Through the first seven games, Joe Schubert and Evan Werner were leading the Titans with three goals each. Schubert was tied for the team lead in total points (6). Tyler Nasca had one goal and five assists through seven games.

Matthew Doyle had four points on a goal and three assists.

Goaltenders Berk Berkeliev and Louden Hogg have each seen time in net. Hogg earned the victory in New Jersey’s 4-3 win over Danbury on Oct. 10

The Titans are scheduled to play seven straight home games in Middletown starting on Nov. 6 against Johnstown, according to the press release.

The NAHL is the highest level of junior ice hockey on the East Coast. The primary goal of the Titans and the league is to assist aspiring 16- to 20-year-olds in their quest to achieve their goal of a better education through collegiate hockey, according to the press release.