2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Beca Aiming for Perfect Start
    September 17, 2017
    Manchester Storm forward Matt Beca says maximum points from this weekend would be huge for his team.
  • Good Guy Gavin Bayreuther
    September 17, 2017
    Gavin Bayreuther was a dynamic force in North Country Hockey the last four years, helping return Saint Lawrence University into an ECAC Hockey contender during his tenure in Canton as an offensively gifted blueliner. In the spring of 2016 coach Greg Carvel bolted SLU for U.Mass, yet Bayreuth chose to postpone his pro career with the Dallas Stars in order to graduate with his class at Saint Lawrence. NYHJ’s Tim Rappleye caught up with Gavin at the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan,
  • Senators sign Ciampini to two-way AHL/ECHL contract
    September 17, 2017
    The Belleville Senators are pleased to announce the signing of Daniel Ciampini to a one-year, two-way, AHL/ECHL contract.
  • Borowiecki aims to keep hit parade going for Senators
    September 15, 2017
    Mark Borowiecki has all the time in the world for Andreas Englund and Christian Jaros, hard-hitting defencemen who could one day replace him as regulars on the Ottawa Senators blue line.
  • Mudbugs to retire Wildfong jersey Friday
    September 15, 2017
    Fueled by a monumental work ethic he felt mirrored his parents’, and a desire to win at all costs, Dan Wildfong made the most out of his 5-foot-10, 190-pound frame during an eight-year (1999-2007) professional hockey career – played out entirely in Shreveport and Bossier City.
  • Three Former Raiders on 2017 NHL Training Camp Rosters
    September 15, 2017
    HAMILTON – Three former Colgate men's ice hockey players have been named to NHL Training Camp rosters as the 31 NHL teams prepare for the 2017-18 season.
  • Blackwell Headed to Amerks Training Camp
    September 15, 2017
    Colin Blackwell and Arvin Atwal received praise from Rochester Americans coach Chris Taylor for their play throughout the Prospects Challenge. It turns out they did enough to earn a chance to play for Taylor in Rochester this season.
  • Q&A: Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli on building a Stanley Cup contender
    September 15, 2017
    PENTICTON — It’s no secret what the fallout will be from having two players being paid a combined $21 million, as Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl will be collecting once McDavid’s new deal kicks in on July 1, 2018.
  • It's time to put your faith in Don Sweeney
    September 15, 2017
    In what’s been a hit-or-miss opening three offseasons on the job, and with the Boston fanbase undeniably split on their view of the front office, I always felt that the David Pastrnak negotiations were going to definitively tip the scales towards Bruins general manager Don Sweeney proving himself as a man in over his head (which is exactly what he looked like in those opening few weeks in 2015) or an ever-improving executive that remains firmly committed to the plan he’s put in place.
  • New York Rangers 2017-18 Player Preview: Jimmy Vesey
    September 15, 2017
    Jimmy Vesey was the crown jewel of last year’s college free agents. Originally drafted by the Nashville Predators in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Vesey declined to sign with the team. The Predators then traded his rights to the Buffalo Sabres, who Vesey also declined to sign with, before hitting the free agency market. He eventually signed with the New York Rangers.
  • George Parros feels ‘uniquely suited’ for player safety job
    September 15, 2017
    George Parros’ moustache has seen some things.
  • Michael Garteig motivated to win for Canucks
    September 15, 2017
    Michael Garteig played just 22 minutes 39 seconds in the Canucks Young Stars Classic, but it didn’t matter to him.
  • Hind to enter Chatham Sports Hall of Fame
    September 13, 2017
    Brian Hind honed his sharpshooting skills on a hockey net he made out of burlap bags from the grain elevator his dad operated.
  • Sam Vigneault Continues Improvement in Traverse City
    September 12, 2017
    The Blue Jackets already know they have a spot in Tuesday's championship game, but that won't keep them from making the most of tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues.
  • Sound Tigers Sign Kellen Jones
    September 12, 2017
    The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today that forwards Kellen Jones and Matt Lane and defensemen Mike Cornell and Patrick Cullity have agreed to terms on American Hockey League contracts.
  • Mike Vecchione: 'It's always been a numbers game for me'
    September 12, 2017
    Ron Hextall says he “jumped off my couch” when the Flyers unexpectedly landed No. 2 pick Nolan Patrick in the NHL lottery.
  • There's more to Alex Lyon than just NHL dreams with Flyers
    September 12, 2017
    VOORHEES, N.J. — As the Flyers tee it up Tuesday during their annual tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill, New Jersey, Alex Lyon may be the rare athlete who’s more interested in Trump’s plans for diplomacy than the layout of his golf courses.
  • Phantoms Sign G Mark Dekanich to AHL Contract
    September 11, 2017
    Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce they have signed goaltender Mark Dekanich to an AHL contract.
  • Calgary Flames 25 Days Until the Season Starts: #25 Joe Nieuwendyk
    September 11, 2017
    With only 25 days left until the regular season starts, let’s take a look at a former Calgary Flames player with that number.
  • Rockford IceHogs Sign Tyler Sikura
    September 11, 2017
    Rockford, Ill. - The Rockford IceHogs announced on Friday that they have signed left wing Tyler Sikura to one-year, AHL contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Colin Blackwell makes most of first chance with Sabres
    September 11, 2017
    Colin Blackwell thought he might never play hockey again. That was the least of his problems.
  • Nailers Acquire Zach Tolkinen in Trade with Kansas City
    September 11, 2017
    WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced a trade. Wheeling has traded forward Jordan Kwas to the Kansas City Mavericks in exchange for defenseman Zach Tolkinen.
  • Harrison Signed by Adirondack Thunder
    September 08, 2017
    Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that they have signed forward Tim Harrison to a standard player contract.
  • Winchester not looking back on his way to Cornwall
    September 08, 2017
    Playing for the Cornwall Colts is barely in Jesse Winchester's rear view mirror. Beating the Colts Thursday, on the other hand, is directly in front of him and he's stepping on the gas pedal.
  • Meet Cole Bardreau, a dark horse to make the Flyers’ roster
    September 08, 2017
    VOORHEES — If you don’t know who Cole Bardreau is, he’d like you to learn so you can be his next hater.
  • Worcester Railers HC sign former San Jose Barracuda defenseman Patrick McNally
    September 08, 2017
    WORCESTER, MA – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders), and Railers HC General Manager and Head Coach Jamie Russell (@JamieRussell18) officially announced today that the club has signed defenseman Patrick McNally to an ECHL contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Parros to head Department of Player Safety, focus on slashing
    September 08, 2017
    NEW YORK -- George Parros wants longer suspensions for nonhockey infractions and will focus more on slashing as head of the NHL Department of Player Safety. Otherwise, he wants to operate much the same way his predecessors Stephane Quintal and Brendan Shanahan did.
  • Foo Starts Audition for Flames Job at Rookie Tourney
    September 08, 2017
    CALGARY — The Calgary Flames job market is tight heading into training camp, but general manager Brad Treliving likes the fact he has "old rookies" pushing for positions.
  • Obuchowski Agrees to terms with the Toledo Walleye
    September 08, 2017
    The West Bloomfield, Michigan native just completed his first professional season as a member of the Missouri Mavericks where he posted a pair of goals with 14 assists. Obuchowski also picked up 31 penalty minutes over 69 contests.
  • Veteran with experience, Tanner Glass hopes for chance with Flames
    September 07, 2017
    Tanner Glass brings over 500 National Hockey League games to the table, along with another 67 post-season clashes including two conference and Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.
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