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A “Thanks” From Jim Smith, President of USA Hockey

To All, The United States has now captured the gold in the first four major IIHF World Championships of 2016-17, including the IIHF World Junior Championships, the IIHF U18 Women’s World Championships, the IIHF Women’s World Championships and the IIHF U18 Men’s World Championships. No other nation has previously accomplished this feat in a single […]

Pat Kelleher Named Next Executive Director of USA Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Pat Kelleher (Belmont, Mass.), who has guided USA Hockey’s efforts in development since 2008 and prior to that was recruited to launch what is today known as the United States Ice Rink Association, has been named executive director of USA Hockey it was announced today. “We’re excited to have Pat lead […]

PSE and Labatt USA Announce Partnership In Cobblestone District

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 26, 2017) — Pegula Sports and Entertainment today joined Labatt USA to announce development plans for 79 Perry, which was purchased by PSE earlier this year. The more than 70,000 square foot building, constructed in 1919 as a manufacturing plant, will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility that includes retail, commercial and […]

NY’s Charlie McAvoy and Trevor van Riemsdyk Added To US Men’s National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Defensemen Charlie McAvoy (Long Beach, N.Y./Boston Bruins) and Trevor van Riemsdyk (Middletown, N.J./Chicago Blackhawks) have been added to the roster of the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 5-21 in Cologne, Germany, and Paris, France. McAvoy will be making […]

Canucks Name Former Comets Coach Travis Green As Their Head Coach

Vancouver, B.C. — Vancouver Canucks General Manger Jim Benning announced today that the team has named Travis Green as Head Coach. Green becomes the 19th Head Coach in Canucks history after being promoted from his role as Head Coach of the club’s AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets. “Travis is a talented Head Coach who’s played […]

Harmonic Named NHL Foundation Player Award Finalist

BROOKLYN (April 25, 2017) – The National Hockey League announced today that defenseman Travis Hamonic has been named a finalist for the NHL Foundation Player Award, given annually to the player “who applies the core values of hockey – commitment, perseverance and teamwork – to enrich the lives of the people in the community.” Hamonic […]

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  • Glens Falls, NY’s Dave Strader “Overwhelmed” By Hall of Fame Broadcasting Honor

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