Yann Danis did not play enough games in 2009-10 to get his name on the William Jennings Trophy, but still was able to be experience the NHL awards ceremony last week in Las Vegas thanks to his goaltending partner, Martin Brodeur.
The New Jersey Devils today completed their coaching staff by naming former Rensselaer standout Adam Oates assistant coach. He joins a staff of Head Coach John MacLean, Assistant Coach Larry Robinson, and Goaltending Coach Chris Terreri. The announcement was made by Devils President/CEO/General Manager Lou Lamoriello.
There's not a hockey fan alive who doesn't think he or she could do a better job at the draft than an NHL general manager. But drafting is an inexact science -- for every late-round gem (Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk), there's a high pick who didn't turn out to be the star the team that picked him thought he would be (think Patrik Stefan).
INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - Missouri Mavericks' Head Coach Scott Hillman announced Thursday the Central Hockey League (CHL) club has re-signed four players, including former St. Lawrence forward Simon Watson.
Ed Rowe '57, a former Clarkson University Hockey all-star and an inaugural member of Clarksons Athletic Hall of Fame, passed away at Peterborough, ONT Regional Health Centre on Monday after seven years with Alzheimer's disease.
Eric Przepiorka, a former Dartmouth standout, will don the sweater of Asplöven HC, which competes in Swedens Division I, in 2010-11, the team announced. The signing marks Przepiorka's return to Swedens Division I League.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed former Dartmouth defenseman Ben Lovejoy to a three-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero, a former St. Lawrence standout.
One year after joining HC Fassa (Italy), former St. Lawrence standout Matt Macdonald has decided to play professionally in Denmark, signing with SønderjyskE for the 2010-11 campaign, the team announced.
Former Union forward T.J. Fox has signed a contract with the Hannover Indians (Germany) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced. The signing with Hannover means Fox will be re-united with former Dutchmen defenseman Mike Schreiber, who signed with Hannover in May 2010. Fox and Schreiber were teammates in 2006-07.
HERSHEY, Pa. A trio of former League standouts -- Colgate standout Kyle Wilson; St. Lawrence standout Zach Miskovic; and Dartmouth standout Grant Lewis -- were crowned champions Monday as the Hershey Bears claimed their second consecutive American Hockey League (AHL) Calder Cup, defeating the Texas Stars 4-0 to complete a six-game series victory.
Strasbourg of Ligue Magnus (France) announced Thursday that David Cayer, a former Clarkson standout, has signed a contract for the 2010-11 season. The signing marks a return to Strasbourg for Cayer, who spent the 2008-09 season with the team.
Former Clarkson standout Rob McFeeters, the 2000-01 ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year, has re-signed with ESV Kaufbeuren (Germany) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced Thursday. McFeeters has spent the past three seasons with Kaufbeuren.
PRINCETON -- With its win in the sixth game of the Stanley Cup Finals last night, the Chicago Blackhawks put an end to the 2009-10 professional hockey season. The season saw a total of 16 Princeton men's hockey alums play professionally.