MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris Knolls varsity ice hockey team defeated Madison, 7-1, on Fri., Jan. 3, at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown.

Ultimately, the two goals scored by Jason Kwestel in the first period, each assisted by Andrew Ryan, were sufficient to win the game. Nonetheless, Ryan layered on more with an unassisted goal in the second period while Kwestel earned a hat trick two minutes later, assisted by Gehrig Eckoff and Ryan.

Madison’s Johnny Hamwee avoided a shutout with a goal, assisted by Aiden Niceberg, 6:22 minutes into the third period.

Sign Up for Denville Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

The Golden Eagles answered with three more goals, one by Eckoff and two by Dylan Idland. Jason Moskowitz, Nick Torres and Kwestel earned assists in the third period.

Morris Knolls’s goalie Elliot Marken had 19 saves. Keaton Tom stopped 32 for Madison.

With a record of 5-3-2, Morris Knolls will play Mahwah (5-5-1) on Wed., Jan. 8, at 4:15 p.m. at the Ice Vault Arena in Wayne.


Sign up for our FREE daily eNews.

Like us on Facebook @DenvilleTAP and follow us on Twitter @DenvilleTAP.

Download the TAPinto App for FREE in the Google Play Store and the Apple Store today. Search for “tapinto” or “”

Got a news tip? Email us at


Market Your Business through TAPinto Denville!
TAPinto Denville will help you build your brand, improve your online presence and reach thousands of people in Denville and beyond. Packages include social media promotion, native content, clickable banner ads and D.I.Y. publication of events, press releases and more. Become a TAPinto Denville advertiser! Call (908) 279-0303, x224, or click here.


Celebrating Something Special? Showcase Your Wedding, Christening, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Graduation, Reunion and MORE on TAPinto Milestones!