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Kieffer Bellows Is A Future Islander

By Warren Kozireski — The Islanders selected Kieffer Bellows with the 19th overall selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and he has produced goals at every level—except Division I college hockey. After netting 33 goals in 58 games with Sioux Falls in the USHL in 2014-15, he spent one season with the U.S. National […]

Jericho’s Adam Fox A Point-Per-Game Defenseman

By Warren Kozireski — Adam Fox was a third round draft choice of the Calgary Flames (66th overall) in 2016 before skated for Harvard and before he was a two-time member of Team USA for the IIHF Under-20 World Junior championships. Since then they are more than happy with his development. The right shot defenseman […]

Future Islander: Otto Koivula

By Warren Kozireski — 2016 New York Islander fourth round draft selection (120th overall) Otto Koivula has a history of favoring the pass over the shot as his 34 assists over 14 goals during his first 82 games with Ilves Tampere in SM-liiga shows. That also played out at the recent IIHF Under-20 World Junior […]

US Skates Past Finland In Final World Juniors Preliminary Round Game

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Captain Joey Anderson (Roseville, Minn./University of Minnesota Duluth) scored twice and Adam Fox (Jericho, N.Y./Harvard University) tallied the game-winning goal with 1:37 remaining to lead the U.S. National Junior Team past Finland, 5-4, here today in its final preliminary round game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship at […]

Rangers Prospects Anderson and Chytilon On Fast Track To The NHL

By Warren Kozireski — They were selected just 14 spots apart in the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft held in Chicago, both made great impressions at the New York Rangers training camp this past fall and now both are seeing top-line minutes as part of Team Sweden and Team Czech Republic respectively […]

Sabres Pick Davidsson Scores At World Juniors

By Warren K0zireski — As is the case with many sports, first round draft picks get the attention and ink while the rest (in hockey’s case six more rounds) attempt to move up the ladder in relative obscurity. Enter Buffalo Sabres 2017 second round draft pick Marcus Davidsson. Selected just six spots out of the […]

Sabres Longshot Prospect Budik At World Juniors

By Warren Kozireski — Players selected after the first two rounds of the NHL Entry Draft are generally considered to be long shots or projects, but plenty have beat the odds. Buffalo Sabres defense prospect Vojtech Budik is trying to do just that. The defenseman and fifth round pick is in his third year playing […]

Nylander Leads Team Sweden Over Team Czech Republic In World Juniors

By Warren Kozireski– Buffalo, NY — Buffalo first round draft pick Alexander Nylander registers one goal awith one assist and named Player of the Game while Sabres second rounder Marcus Davidsson scores the first goal in 3-1 win for Team Sweden over Team Czech Republic.

West Seneca, NY Native Is A USHL Player of the Week For Week Four

USHL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK – WEEK 4 Loughran scores six-point night, lands Forward of the Week The United States Hockey League announced the Forward, Defenseman and Goaltender of the Week for Week 4 of the 2017-18 season. Fargo Force forward Griffin Loughran and Dubuque Fighting Saints defenseman Brendan Bushy earned their first USHL weekly […]

Powerhawks Blank Royals, 9-0

BY RANDY SCHULTZ — NIAGARA FALLS, NY – Matthew Minichiello scored a three-goal hat-trick while Andrew Logar and Stephen Minichiello each added a four-point game to lead the Niagara Falls Powerhawks to a convincing 9-0 win over the Roc City Royals at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion.   Nathan Walerowicz opened the scoring for Niagara Falls in […]

OJHL Announces Host City Of The 2017 Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge

Mississauga, ON – The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), in partnership with the City of Quinte West and the Trenton Golden Hawks, have announced that the 2017 Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge will be hosted at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens in Trenton, ON., from November 13th to November 15th, 2017.  The Duncan McDonald […]

Buffalo’s HarborCenter To Host OHL Exhibition Games

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the exhibition game schedule for the 2017-18 season. The schedule includes 45 games from Friday September 1 through Sunday September 17 and also features a six-team Pre-Season Showcase in partnership with Buffalo’s HarborCenter. The HarborCenter OHL Showcase features the host Erie Otters along with the Flint […]

NHL, USA Hockey and USHL Announce Partnership

CHICAGO – With the 2017 NHL Draft as a backdrop, three of the most significant organizations on the hockey landscape in the United States announced a multi-year partnership geared toward maximizing developmental and business opportunities throughout the country. Bill Daly, deputy commissioner of the NHL, joined senior leadership from USA Hockey and the United States […]

Buffalo Regals Juniors To Play At Buffalo State Arena

The Buffalo Regals of the GOJHL are excited to announce their return to the Buffalo State Ice Arena. The team had previously played in the arena during the 2014-15 season. The move to the Buffalo State College Campus will give the team a dedicated locker room and a state of the art training facility. Each […]