Crusaders Men's Ice Hockey BIO
Peter Crinella
Player Profile:
Peter Crinella 2289380
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 192
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: East Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: Cathedral

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-2016:

  • Played in 25 games
  • Tallied two goals and added three assists for five points
  • Had first collegiate assist against Brown (10/31) in the 7-5 victory
  • Scored first collegiate goal in the 5-2 win against Niagara (11/27)


  • Played four seasons of varsity hockey at Cathedral High School (Springfield) under head coach Brian Foley 
  • Team captain (2013-2014 and 2014-2015 season)
  • Tallied 78 goals and 68 assists for 146 career points and went to the Super 8 all four seasons
  • Played as a left wing and experienced an undefeated regular season as a senior when he tallied 17 goals and 19 assists for 36 points, while he tallied 31 goals and 25 assists for 56 points as a junior
  • Received Western-Mass. Player of the Year (2014), first team All-Western Mass. (2014), the Amo Bessone Award as Western Mass. top high school hockey player (2014), the Gene Grazia Award as Western Mass. top forward (2013) and the Rob Murray Leadership Award (2015)
  • Played for the Springfield Rifles tier 1 U18 team under head coach Kevin Kervick and was a team captain in 2015
  • State champions (2015) and made it to the National Championship (2015)
  • Selected to the MSCHA Shriners All-Star Game in 2015
  • Also played four years of varsity baseball (pitcher/third baseman) under head coach Patrick Moriarty
  • Served as a team captain (2015) and were Western Mass. champions (2014)


  • Son of Frank and Lisa Crinella
  • Has one brother (Frank)
  • His brother plays baseball at Merrimack (Class of 2016) 
  • Has not yet declared a major

Crinella's Career Statistics

Season GP G A P Pen-Min PPG SHG GWG
2015-2016 25 2 3 5 2-4 0 0 0


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