2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Connor Jones Agrees to One-Year, Two-Way Deal with NYI
    July 27, 2017
    The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with forward Connor Jones on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) deal.
  • Worcester Railers announce signing of two St. Lawrence standouts
    July 27, 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 officially announced today that the club has signed forward Woody Hudson (@Morning_woody13) and defenseman Ben Masella (@chickenmasella) to ECHL contracts for the 2017-18 season.
  • WARRIORS NAME WENINGER GOALIE COACH
    July 27, 2017
    Moose Jaw Warriors General Manager Alan Millar has announced the hiring of Matt Weninger as the teams new Goalie Coach.
  • Into the Lyon's Den
    July 27, 2017
    One season removed from an outstanding three-year college hockey career at Yale University, Flyers goaltending prospect Alex Lyon navigated the adjustment period to pro hockey and enjoyed a solid 2016-17 campaign with the American Hockey League's Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
  • HERSHEY SIGNS DEFENSEMAN PAUL GEIGER TO AHL CONTRACT
    July 26, 2017
    The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed defenseman Paul Geiger to a one-year, American Hockey League contract. The announcement was made by Vice President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Helmer.
  • GULLS SIGN JORDAN SAMUELS-THOMAS TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT
    July 26, 2017
    The Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed left wing Jordan Samuels-Thomas to a two-year contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
  • RAYS RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN FEDERICO
    July 26, 2017
    The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have re-signed defenseman Danny Federico for the 2017-18 season. The third-year pro and native of Acton, Mass. returns for his second season in South Carolina after playing in 62 games and picking up eight assists last year.
  • Nailers Re-Sign Ross McMullan
    July 26, 2017
    WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their sixth player signing of the 2017 offseason. Wheeling has signed defenseman Ross McMullan to an ECHL contract.
  • New York Islanders Devon Toews Next Year and Beyond
    July 25, 2017
    When the New York Islanders drafted Devon Toews in the fourth round of the 2014 Draft it happened without a lot of fanfare. That pick by the Isles organization is looking like a very shrewd selection. The Islanders could have something special in Toews, next year and beyond.
  • PENGUINS SIGN FORWARD RILEY BOURBONNAIS
    July 25, 2017
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Riley Bourbonnais to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Pinkston Joins Admirals on AHL Deal
    July 24, 2017
    Milwaukee, WI—The Admirals have signed defenseman Rick Pinkston to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • SMASHFEST HITS RECORD TOTAL AS EAVES IS CROWNED CHAMPION FOR THIRD TIME
    July 24, 2017
    Patrick Eaves isn't known for smack talk - and at Smashfest VI, he let his paddle do the talking for a third straight title to complete a ping-pong hat trick.
  • Flames expect Foo to fight for NHL roster spot
    July 24, 2017
    CALGARY -- Spencer Foo took plenty of time before deciding to sign a two-year, entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on July 1.
  • Flames re-sign forward Garnet Hathaway to two-way deal
    July 21, 2017
    CALGARY – The Calgary Flames signed forward Garnet Hathaway to a one-year, two-way contract on Thursday.
  • T-Birds name Kyle Hagel assistant coach
    July 21, 2017
    On Thursday, the Thunderbirds named Kyle Hagel an assistant coach on new head coach Matt O’Dette’s staff. The 32-year-old Hagel spent last season playing with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
  • KOMETS ADD SAKELLAROPOULOS
    July 20, 2017
    Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Komets announced that goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos becomes the second goaltender to take a spot on the preseason roster and will be looking to make his pro debut with the Komets.
  • "I couldn't have scripted a better year," says Oakville's Lorito
    July 19, 2017
    When Matt Lorito and the Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup last month, the team held on to the trophy for five days, taking it to banquets and team functions and various other celebrations.
  • Why Dominic Moore came back to the Toronto Maple Leafs
    July 19, 2017
    TORONTO — The phone call Dominic Moore received last week from a teenage kid drilled home a salient point.
  • Forward Matt Murley signs with South Korean Club
    July 19, 2017
    SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) -- Former National Hockey League (NHL) forward Matt Murley has signed with a South Korean club, his new team announced Wednesday.
  • Mike Vecchione using sports psychology to make Flyers
    July 19, 2017
    Mike Vecchione knows the numbers game to make the Flyers this fall.
  • PENGUINS RE-SIGN JARRETT BURTON
    July 18, 2017
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Jarrett Burton to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • New Jersey Devils: Alex Kerfoot Could Be Next Jimmy Vesey
    July 18, 2017
    The New Jersey Devils drafted Harvard’s Alexander Kerfoot in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and have hopes to sign the recent graduate. Kerfoot, though, is still unsigned and he might pursue free agency.
  • Mike Zalewski signs in German League
    July 18, 2017
    Mike Zalewski, the undrafted R.P.I product that caught on with Vancouver four years ago, has signed with Straubing of Germany’s Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the club announced on Monday.
  • Brandon Pirri Signs With Swiss Team ZSC Lions
    July 18, 2017
    Per a report from an Italian newspaper (La Regione), Brandon Pirri has elected to join Kevin Klein overseas in Switzerland.
  • Something to Prove
    July 18, 2017
    Stars defense prospect Gavin Bayreuther was passed over in three NHL Drafts, but he turned it into a positive. Disappointment provided motivation.
  • Hockey Canada selects Desrosiers as Assistant Coach for U18 team
    July 18, 2017
    CALGARY — Hockey Canada named a pair of Niagara-born coaches to lead its national women’s development and U18 teams.
  • Milton Keynes Lightning Secure Services of Ben Foster
    July 15, 2017
    Milton Keynes Lightning have secured the services of 24-year-old American forward Ben Foster for the 2017/18 season.
  • BEARS RE-SIGN FORWARD KELLY ZAJAC
    July 15, 2017
    07/14/2017 - The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has re-signed forward Kelly Zajac to a one-year, American Hockey League contract. The announcement was made by Vice President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Helmer.
  • FINNERTY LANDS TOP TARGET BECA
    July 14, 2017
    Manchester Storm head coach Ryan Finnerty revealed Matt Beca was his top target after successfully landing the forward from Braehead Clan.
  • Pioneering hockey player Seale leads Clarkson 2017 Hall of Fame induction class
    July 14, 2017
    POTSDAM — One of the first black players in U.S. collegiate hockey is part of Clarkson University’s ninth Athletic Hall of Fame induction class, the school announced Thursday.
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