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RSSArchive for 2017

Rost and Mullen Announced as NJCAA Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association’s sport committee on hockey announced six new NJCAA Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductees at its annual meeting recently with two of those members associated with the Kats. Gary Rost and Steve Mullen will receive the ultimate accolade as the NJCAA closes its chapter with ice hockey after […]

Chris Drury Named GM of the Hartford Wolf Pack

New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that Ken Gernander has been relieved of his coaching duties with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). A replacement will be announced by the team at a later date. “We want to thank Ken for his service and all of his contributions […]

1998 US Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team Named To Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 1998 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team will be inducted into the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017, it was announced today by the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. The group will be formally enshrined on Tuesday, October 24, at The Broadmoor World Arena. […]

Bettman Rings Opening Bell at Nasdaq To Celebrate 2017 Stanley Cup Final

By David Satriano @davidsatriano / Staff Writer NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York on Friday in celebration of the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators is Monday in Pittsburgh (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVA Sports). Commissioner […]

Tami Tranter Named Senior Director of Development For USA Hockey Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Tami Tranter (Washington Township, Mich.) has been hired as senior director of development for The USA Hockey Foundation it was announced today. Tranter will lead all aspects of fundraising for The USA Hockey Foundation, including supervising the day-to-day operations of the foundation, implementing a strategic fundraising plan and developing cultivation and […]

Lambert Relieved of Duties As Rochester Americans Head Coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 26, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced Dan Lambert has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Rochester Americans (AHL). “I would like to thank Dan for his hard work and contributions to our organization during the last two seasons and I wish him the best in the […]

Captain Ashley Johnston Is Back With The New York Riveters

  DETAILS: Johnston, the captain of the Riveters and an All-Star defender, has re-signed for the 2017-18 season.   Besides playing in the NWHL, Johnston is an engineer at Albany-based Precision Valve and Automation, which makes conformal coating robots.   She will also be coaching the New Jersey Colonials U16 girls’ team this season.   […]

Sabres Sign Affiliation Agreement With Cincinnati Cyclones of ECHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 25, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed an affiliation agreement with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL, the professional developmental league for the American Hockey League and the National Hockey League. Cincinnati joins the Rochester Americans, the Sabres’ AHL affiliate, as the chief minor-league development teams for […]

Sabres Sign Defenseman Antipin

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 25, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Victor Antipin (an-TEE-pihn) to a one-year, entry-level contract. Antipin (5’11”, 179 lbs., 12/6/1992) appeared in 59 games with Metallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL) in the 2016-17 season, registering 24 points (6+18). He also totaled 11 points (7+4) in 18 playoff games. […]

Chicago Steel Win Clark Cup Championship; Congrats to Rochester Native and Play-by-Play Announcer Rob Sanderson

May 24, 2017 (GENEVA, IL.) -(Photo credit Hickling Images) — The Chicago Steel are Clark Cup Champions, winning the USHL’s championship for the first time in the team’s 17-year history. The Steel defeated the Sioux City Musketeers in overtime, 2-1, Tuesday night at Tyson Events Center, winning the best-of-five series, 3-2. Forward Tyler Gratton scored […]

Riveters Re-Sign RFA’s Lauren Wash, Cheeky Herr and Sarah Bryant

   BROOKLYN, NY, May 23, 2017 – The New York Riveters have re-signed three players for the 2017-18 season: forwards Lauren Wash and Cheeky Herr and goaltender Sarah Bryant.   Wash, from Princeton, N.J., had one goal and two assists in 8 games after joining the Riveters in the middle of the 2016-17 season.   […]

Inaugural USA Hockey Warrior Classic Set For This Weekend

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The inaugural USA Hockey Warrior Classic is set to take place Saturday and Sunday (May 27-28) at the Kettler Capitals IcePlex in Arlington, Virginia, the official practice facility of the NHL’s Washington Capitals. Four teams will be competing to become the first-ever USA Hockey Warrior Classic champion, including the Buffalo Warriors, […]

2017 USA Hockey Annual Award Winners Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey will host its 2017 Annual Congress from June 7-10 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The four-day event provides USA Hockey’s various councils, committees and affiliates the opportunity to conduct the business of the national governing body and celebrate accomplishment. USA Hockey will honor its service award recipients and various other […]

Amerks Sign Justin Danforth To One-Year AHL Contract

(Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed forward Justin Danforth to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season. Danforth, 24, scored two goals in five games with the Amerks on an Amateur Tryout last season following a brief three-game stint with the ECHL’s Reading Royals. While […]