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RSSArchive for 2018

Legends of New York State Hockey: Dave Rost

BY RANDY SCHULTZ— What began as a dream for Dave Rost as an eighth grader living in South Buffalo in 1969 became a reality for him four years later. In 1973 Rost entered the United States Military Academy at West Point. Not only did Rost fulfill his dream of becoming a soldier, but he would […]

Colgate Men’s Hockey Selected For 2019 Friendship Tour In Northern Ireland

BOSTON, Mass. – The Colgate men’s ice hockey team is headed back to Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2019 as it was announced that the Raiders will be part of the 2019 Friendship Four, the fifth installment of the tournament. Joining Colgate in Belfast will be Northeastern, who also competed at the Friendship Four in 2015, […]

US Falls To Sweden At U18 Worlds

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia – Oliver Wahlstrom (Quincy, Mass./USAH NTDP) scored his tournament leading fourth goal and goaltender Spencer Knight(Darien, Conn./USAH NTDP) made 38 saves for the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team in 3-1 loss against Sweden here this afternoon in the third preliminary round game of the 2018 IIHF Under-18 World Championship at Metallurg Arena. “I […]

Amerks Weekly Report

**This Week’s Storylines** **The 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs shifts to Rochester this week for Game 3, and if necessary, Game 4, of the North Division Semifinals against the Syracuse Crunch. The Amerks currently trail the Crunch 2-0 in the best-of-five first-round series and are in need of three straight wins in order to stave off […]

2017-18 Tyler Putnam Award Winners Announced

BY RANDY SCHULTZ— The Fifth Annual Tyler Putnam Awards were recently held at the Whitter House in Rochester. This year’s event honored 26 players from 26 high schools and hockey programs from around the Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse area and hosted another record breaking 300+ people. It was a great experience for all involved and […]

David Quinn Named Head Coach of 2019 US National Junior Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – David Quinn (Cranston, R.I./Boston University), head coach of the Boston University men’s ice hockey team, has been named head coach of the 2019 U.S. National Junior Team, it was announced today by USA Hockey. The U.S. National Junior Team will take part in the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior […]

Three From NYS Among Final Rankings For 2018 NHL Entry Draft

By Warren Kozireski–(Pictured Tyler Madden, USA Hockey Photo)– Cicero native Joel Farabee, Albany’s Tyler Madden and Rye product Adam Samuelsson are among the top 220 North American Skaters eligible for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft to be held in Dallas June 22-23. Farabee, who dropped from 11th in the midterm rankings to 12th, scored 27 […]

Buffalo Regals Juniors Add Geoff Peters To Coaching Staff

The Buffalo Regals of the Greater Ontario Junior B Hockey League today announced the addition of Geoff Peters to the Coaching Staff. Geoff grew up playing his minor hockey in St Catharines, Ontario. He was eventually drafted by the Niagara Falls Thunder, 2nd overall the 1994 OHL Draft. After 2 years in Niagara Falls, Geoff […]

US Falls To Canada In U18 Men’s Worlds Opener; Farabee Scores For US

MAGNITOGORSK, Russia – Forward Jack Hughes (Orlando, Fla./USAH NTDP) recorded three points and Oliver Wahlstrom (Quincy, Mass./USAH NTDP) scored twice for the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team in its 6-4 loss to Canada on Thursday night in the preliminary round opening game of the 2018 IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championship at Metallurg Ice Rink. “We […]

RPI Men’s Hockey Adds Michael Lysyj As A Volunteer Assistant Coach

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team has added volunteer assistant coach Michael Lysyj to its staff, it has been announced. Lysyj joins the staff of second-year head coach Dave Smith, along with full-time assistant coaches Dan Jewell and Nolan Graham ’03 for the upcoming season. “We are excited to have […]

Buffalo Regals Juniors Announce New Home In Lockport, NY

The Buffalo Regals of the Greater Ontario Junior B Hockey League today announced that the Cornerstone Arena in Lockport will be the new home of their Junior team. “We are pleased to be able to bring a high quality level of Junior hockey to the Lockport community” stated Regals President Mike Answeeney. “The void left […]

Horn, Potsdam Men’s Hockey Support Humboldt Hockey Team

On Friday, April 6, a bus accident involving the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team Humboldt Broncos ultimately took the lives of 16 players and staff members. It was a terrible blow to the families of those lost, the town of Humboldt and the entire hockey community. The hockey community is very large. It’s international. However, […]

RPI Men’s Hockey Honors Hockey Seniors at Annual Year-End Banquet

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team held its annual year-end banquet and among the festivities were celebrations of the three seniors and the distribution of the year-end team awards, which were presented by head coach Dave Smith. The team’s highest honor is the Most Valuable Player Award and it was […]

Vines Named Head Coach of RPI’s Women’s Hockey Team

TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has named Bryan Vines the head women’s ice hockey coach. Vines was the interim head coach for the Engineers’ women’s hockey team for the 2017-18 season. “In a short period of time as Interim Head Coach, Coach Vines […]