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Niagara U Hockey Welcomes Seven Players For 2017-18 Campaign

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – The Niagara Purple Eagles hockey team announced the addition of seven players for the 2017-18 season on Monday. These seven recruits mark the first additions to the Purple Eagles under head coach Jason Lammers and assistant coaches Andy Boschetto and Matt Nicholson. Freshmen Sam Fuss, Chris Harpur, Zach Mills, Nic Mucci, […]

Flames Expect Union’s Foo To Fight For NHL Roster Spot

By Aaron Vickers / Correspondent– CALGARY — Spencer Foo took plenty of time before deciding to sign a two-year, entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on July 1. The 23-year-old forward prospect needed it. Foo had plenty of suitors once he became an unrestricted free agent after opting to turn pro following three seasons […]

UC Men’s Hockey Announces 2017-18 Captains

UTICA, NY – The Utica College men’s hockey team announced its captains for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday. Seniors Brett Szajner (Novi, MI/Amarillo (NAHL)) and Mikhail Bushinski (Woodbury, MN/Kenai River (NAHL)) were named captains while classmates Kevin Valenti (Queensbury, NY/Northern Cyclones (EHL)) and Vince Stefan (Pittsburgh, PA/Kenai River (NAHL)) were named alternate captains. Utica advanced […]

17 RPI Men’s Hockey Players Earn ECAC Hockey All-Academic

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team has placed 17 student-athletes on the 2016-17 ECAC Hockey All-Academic team, the league has announced. Among Rensselaer’s honorees were junior Mike Prapavessis (Oakville, ON/Toronto Patriots) and sophomore Jesper Öhrvall (Halmstad, Sweden/Fairbanks Ice Dogs), who were selected to the Commissioner’s List, which is made up […]

Nine Newcomers To Join RIT Men’s Hockey For the 2017-18 Season

ROCHESTER, NY – Head Coach Wayne Wilson is proud to announce the RIT men’s hockey Class of 2021 on Monday, July 3. Nine first-year student-athletes—which includes five forwards, two defensemen, and two goaltenders—will join the current squad. RIT has won two of the last three Atlantic Hockey Conference Championships. “We are very excited to bring […]

Fargo Announces Colgate Women’s Ice Hockey Class of 2021

HAMILTON – Colgate women’s ice hockey head coach Greg Fargo has announced the Class of 2021, featuring four forwards, two defense and one goaltender. “We are very excited to welcome these seven student-athletes into the Colgate Hockey family,” Fargo said. “Our coaches, Sophie Leclerc and Stefan Decosse, have done a tremendous job of bringing us […]

Eight Current and Former RPI Hockey Players Invited To NHL Development Camps

TROY, N.Y. – A number of National Hockey League (NHL) teams open their summer development camps this week and eight current and former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athletes have been chosen to take part. The various camps give players, both drafted and free agents, a chance to work out and play in front of professional […]

207 Student-Athletes Named To The Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team

Atlantic Hockey student-athletes continue to showcase the “student” part of that term with their excellent performance in the classroom. 207 student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team, two shy of the record 209 set last season. This year, however, saw 12 players named Student-Athletes of the Year, far exceeding the six […]

RPI Men’s Hockey Adds Nine With Class of ’21

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team will add nine players to its roster for the 2017-18 season, first-year head coach Dave Smith has announced. Five are from the United States, two are from Canada and one is from Sweden. “Each of the guys from the incoming class bring something different […]

New York College Players Drafted

By Warren Kozireski– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) sophomore-to-be Will Reilly was drafted by the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins and three other New York State college commits were also selected in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Chicago. Reilly was taken in the seventh round, 217th overall. He was the top scoring rookie […]

Cup Champs Select RPI’s Will Reilly

CHICAGO, Ill. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) sophomore-to-be Will Reilly has been drafted by the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the seventh round, 217th overall, of the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Reilly, a defenseman, played 35 games for the Engineers last season, scoring twice with 13 assists for 15 points. The 6-3, […]

NHL To Sponsor Studies To Explore Establishing Future D-1 Hockey Programs

By Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer CHICAGO — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Friday that the League and the NHL Players’ Association will sponsor feasibility studies to explore establishing future NCAA Division I college hockey programs on campuses across the United States. The announcement was made during a press conference prior […]

Cornell Men’s Hockey Unveils 10 Newcomers For 2017-18 Season

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell men’s ice hockey program has announced 10 additions to the program for the 2017-18 season. Mike Schafer, who returns for his 23nd season as the Jay R. Bloom ’77 Head Coach of Men’s Hockey, announced the additions Wednesday as the team makes preparations to pursue its 13th ECAC Hockey championship […]

Vaughan Announces Colgate Men’s Ice Hockey Class of 2021

HAMILTON – Colgate men’s ice hockey head coach Don Vaughan has announced the Class of 2021, featuring the addition of eight players to the program including five forwards and three defenseman. “We are excited to welcome eight excellent student-athletes to the Colgate Hockey family,” Vaughan said. “In just their second year working together, assistant coaches […]