2008-09 Alumni News Archives

  • Cole to Test Free-Agent Market
    June 30, 2009
    The clock is ticking closer and closer to the free agency signing period.
  • Conroy Watches as Friends Come and Go
    June 30, 2009
    There's a Craig Conroy at every office.
  • Capitals Extend Offer to Wilson
    June 30, 2009
    The Washington Capitals have extended a qualifying offer to former Colgate standout Kyle Wilson thereby retaining his rights for the 2009-10 NHL season. Wilson recently completed his third season with the Capitals' top affiliate, Hershey of the American Hockey League (AHL).
  • Islanders Trade for Romano
    June 30, 2009
    The New York Islanders acquired Tony Romano, who played at Cornell, and a conditional pick in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry from the New Jersey Devils Draft on Tuesday, in exchange for center Ben Walter.
  • Maki Receives Qualifying Offer from Predators
    June 30, 2009
    The Nashville Predators have extended qualifying offers to seven players, including former Harvard standout Ryan Maki, who spent the 2008-09 campaign with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL).
  • Ask the Bolts: Jeff Halpern
    June 30, 2009
    Every week during the summer the Tampa Bay Lightning offer fans the chance to ask questions of their favorite Lightning players. This week's Lightning player is former Princeton standout Jeff Halpern.
  • Kushniruk to Don Steelheads Jersey
    June 30, 2009
    BOISE, Idaho –- The Idaho Steelheads have agreed to terms for the upcoming ECHL season with former Princeton standout Brandan Kushniruk.
  • Symington Looks for WSOP Bracelet
    June 30, 2009
    ODESSA, TX – For the second straight year, Jeremy Symington, a former St. Lawrence standout, is sitting at the World Series of Poker.
  • Higgins Heading to Big Apple
    June 30, 2009
    New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired former Yale forward Chris Higgins and defensemen Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forwards Scott Gomez and Tom Pyatt, and defenseman Mike Busto.
  • Adams Nets New Deal
    June 29, 2009
    The Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins have signed former Harvard forward Craig Adams to a two-year contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero. Financial terms were not disclosed.
  • Idaho Inks Sorteberg
    June 24, 2009
    Defenseman Matt Sorteberg, a former Quinnipiac standout, has agreed to terms with the Idaho Steelheads for the 2009-2010 season.
  • Pothier Refreshed and Ready for Action
    June 24, 2009
    It’s easy to understand why Brian Pothier can’t wait for the 2009-10 NHL season to get underway.
  • Laperriere Added to Lake Erie Staff
    June 24, 2009
    PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. – The Arizona Sundogs of the Central Hockey League, in conjunction with the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche, announced that former player and assistant coach Dan Laperriere, a former St. Lawrence standout, has been named assistant coach of Colorado’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Cook Signs Contract with Steelheads
    June 24, 2009
    BOISE, ID – Union standout Matt Cook has agreed on a contract for the 2009-10 season with the Idaho Steelheads. Cook, a native of Belle Mead, NJ, served as a co-captain of the Dutchmen for the past two seasons and was a finalist for the 2008-09 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.
  • Jones Won't Let Weather Dampen Enthusiasm to Help Children
    June 23, 2009
    Randy Jones isn't sure if he's going to golf and he isn't sure about the weather.
  • Oates Under Consideration
    June 20, 2009
    It's a long way from being official, if it happens, but the Tampa Bay Lightning is considering former NHLer Adam Oates as an assistant coach who will work almost exclusively with the power play. Oates, a center and power-play specialist in a 19-year NHL career, was a teammate of Lightning coach Rick Tocchet with the Bruins, Capitals and Flyers.
  • Ducks, Marchant Working Toward Deal
    June 19, 2009
    It appears increasingly likely that veteran center Todd Marchant, who stands to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, will be back in a Ducks uniform next season.
  • The Best Picks Ever, 1-30
    June 18, 2009
    Drafting is an inexact science -- for every late-round gem (Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk), there's a high pick that didn't work out the way the a team had planned (Patrik Stefan).
  • Savoring the Moment
    June 18, 2009
    The group picture of the Pittsburgh Penguins gathered around the Stanley Cup they won Friday night in Detroit will soon be ubiquitous in the Steel City. It will be plastered on everything from cereal boxes to T-shirts to posters and sold to fans hungry for memorabilia.
  • Second Cup oh so Sweet
    June 16, 2009
    Craig Adams insists the Stanley Cup didn't end up at the bottom of Mario Lemieux's pool this time around, and the owner's house party didn't go all Sunday night.
  • Farynuk Captains Rays to Kelly Cup
    June 16, 2009
    Brad Farynuk may be wearing a Kelly Cup championship T-shirt when he comes home to Enderby June 24.
  • Reading Acquires Rank
    June 16, 2009
    READING, PA -- The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, today announced that the team has acquired the rights to former St. Lawrence forward Kyle Rank from the Cincinnati Cyclones in completion of the future considerations element of a March 8, 2009 trade.
  • Wilkes-Barre Signs Caffaro
    June 16, 2009
    WILKES-BARRE, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have signed former Union defenseman Lane Caffaro to an American Hockey League contract, it was announced Tuesday.
  • Milnamow Inks Deal with Texas
    June 16, 2009
    SCHENECTADY, NY – Brendan Milnamow will continue his hockey career at the professional level as the Union senior defenseman signed an AHL contract recently. Milanmow, Union’s leading defensive goal scorer in 2008-09, inked a one-year, two-way deal between the AHL’s Texas Stars and the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads.
  • Bruins Extend GM Chiarelli
    June 15, 2009
    BOSTON, MA -- Boston Bruins Principal Charlie Jacobs announced today that the club has signed General Manager Peter Chiarelli, a former Harvard standout, to a multi-year contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
  • Shero Knows Winning Harder than 1-2-3
    June 14, 2009
    DETROIT -- To think that winning a Stanley Cup is as easy as 1-2-3 would be pure folly -- even when you start with Marc-Andre Fleury, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby.
  • Wilson Helps Hershey to Calder Cup Crown
    June 13, 2009
    Former Colgate standout Kyle Wilson set up two goals and Hershey claimed its American Hockey League (AHL) record 10th Calder Cup, defeating Manitoba 4-1 Friday in Game 6 of the 2009 Calder Cup Finals at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • McBride, York to Attend Columbus Development Camp
    June 12, 2009
    COLUMBUS, OHIO – Rensselaer goaltender Allen York and former St. Lawrence standout Brock McBride are among a group of 24 players who will participate in the Columbus Blue Jackets' Development Camp June 29 through July 3.
  • GM Nieuwendyk Makes Call, Doesn't Look Back
    June 12, 2009
    There was a noticeable absence Thursday at the news conference to introduce Marc Crawford as the new coach of the Stars.
  • Lovejoy Enjoying ‘Taxi’ Ride to Stanley Cup
    June 12, 2009
    There’s a question that Ben Lovejoy is dying to ask, but won’t.
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