2011-12 Alumni News Archives

  • 'The Stache' Hopes to Bring Toughness and Leadership to Panthers
    January 12, 2013
    CORAL SPRINGS The smaller, more skilled players can relax after seeing former Princeton standout George "The Stache" Parros make his Panthers' debut on the ice at Saveology.com Iceplex Friday morning for another informal practice.
  • Nash Nets Additional Year in Montreal
    June 29, 2012
    MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced the signing of former Cornell defenseman Brendon Nash to a one-year contract (2012-13).
  • Wong Remains a Road Warrior
    June 29, 2012
    GREENVILLE, SC - The Greenville Road Warriors announced that the team has re-signed former Quinnipiac forward Brandon Wong.
  • Fedun Continues Amazing Recovery at Oilers Development Camp
    June 27, 2012
    EDMONTON - The start of development camp was enthusiastically circled on Taylor Fedun’s calendar.
  • Oates Announced as Member of 2012 Hockey Hall of Fame Class
    June 26, 2012
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute standout Adam Oates has been selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame 2012 class. Oates will be inducted along with three others during the 2012 Induction Weekend festivities which will run from Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11, culminating with the Induction Celebration Monday, November 12 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ont.
  • Former RPI Standout Adam Oates Named Capitals Head Coach
    June 26, 2012
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Capitals have announced that former Rensselaer standout Adam Oates '85 has been chosen to serve as the head coach of the National Hockey League franchise. He joins the Capitals organization after serving as an assistant with the New Jersey Devils for the past two seasons.
  • Hall and Oates Go Together
    June 26, 2012
    More than 25 years later, the former RPI captain still can see Adam Oates' pass coming.
  • Devin Treks to Germany
    June 25, 2012
    Former Cornell standout Mike Devin is heading to Germany, having signed a contract with SC Riessersee for the 2012-13 campaign, the team announced Sunday on its Web site.
  • Volpatti Hopes to be Part of Solution for Canucks
    June 21, 2012
    Aaron Volpatti watched the Stanley Cup final as closely as anyone, so he noticed how both the Kings and the Devils had fourth lines that can crash, bang, produce big goals and play more than token minutes.
  • Keller Reunites with Caister, Signs with Fife
    June 21, 2012
    Following the signing of former St. Lawrence standout Jeff Caister last week, the Fife Flyers (Scotland) announced that former Saints standout Derek Keller has also joined the Kirkcaldy club for the 2012-13 season.
  • Iggulden Stays in Sweden, Opts for Rögle
    June 20, 2012
    Former Cornell standout Mike Iggulden has joined Rögle (Sweden) for the 2012-13 season, Rögle Sports Director John Does announced on the team Web site.
  • Fleck Returns to Tulsa
    June 19, 2012
    TULSA, OK – He’s laced up the skates for 13 CHL seasons and more than 700 games, but Tyler Fleck, who played at Quinnpiac, isn’t ready to call it a career.
  • Helfrich Continues to Soar with Condors
    June 19, 2012
    CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors have announced that the team has agreed to terms with 2011-12 leading scorer RW Tyler Helfrich, a former Rensselaer standout.
  • Bollig Earns Deal with Blackhawks
    June 18, 2012
    The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with former St. Lawrence forward Brandon Bollig on a two-year contract.
  • Lightning Strikes for Wilson
    June 16, 2012
    TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired former Colgate standout Kyle Wilson from the Nashville Predators Friday, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.
  • Wyman Impresses Lightning with Versatility
    June 16, 2012
    The July 1 date on the calendar no longer means much to former Dartmouth standout JT Wyman.
  • Vancouver Rewards Volpatti
    June 15, 2012
    VANCOUVER, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that former Brown forward Aaron Volpatti has been re-signed to a one-year contract.
  • Wyman Extends Stay in Tampa
    June 15, 2012
    TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed former Dartmouth forward JT Wyman, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced. Wyman signed a one-year, two-way contract.
  • Caister Headed to Scotland
    June 15, 2012
    The Fife Flyers announced the signing of former St. Lawrence standout Jeff Caister for the 2012-13 Elite League ice hockey season.
  • D'Alvise Trades Stockton for Slovenia
    June 14, 2012
    Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia) announced the signing of former Clarkson standout Chris D’Alvise. In joining Olimpija, D'Alvise shall be reunited with former Golden Knights standout Scott Freeman.
  • Moore Hosts SmashFest! Fundraiser
    June 14, 2012
    TORONTO – Dominic Moore, forward for the San Jose Sharks and former Harvard standout, along with the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) shall host Smashfest! – a fan-inspired event designed to showcase NHL players’ ping-pong skills while raising money for concussion research.
  • Westgarth Basks in Cup Glory
    June 14, 2012
    Kevin Westgarth and the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings made an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel show Tuesday night.
  • Killorn Caps 2011-12 with Calder Cup Win
    June 13, 2012
    Less than three weeks after graduating from Harvard, Alex Killorn capped a brilliant 2011-12 season by hoisting the Calder Cup following his Norfolk Admirals' defeat of the Toronto Marlies to win the American Hockey League championship.
  • Westgarth Wins Stanley Cup with LA Kings
    June 13, 2012
    Former Princeton standout Kevin Westgarth '07 has won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Los Angeles Kings.
  • Bergin Starts Pro Career in Sweden
    June 13, 2012
    Rensselaer standout Mike Bergin has agreed to a one-year contract for the 2012-13 season with Södertälje (Sweden), the team announced Tuesday.
  • Mitchell Shares Glory with Family
    June 12, 2012
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell couldn't stand in place for long. He skated around the crowded ice at Staples Center, his bloodshot eyes scanning the crowd, looking for the only thing that meant more to him than the Stanley Cup he had just raised above his head.
  • Mitchell Raises Stanley Cup
    June 12, 2012
    Add Willie Mitchell to the list of former Clarkson University Hockey all-stars who have raised the Stanley Cup as an National Hockey League champion. Mitchell and his Los Angeles teammates claimed the most coveted trophy in all of sports when the Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 in Game 6 at the Staples Center in downtown LA on Monday night to win the Stanley Cup finals series 4-2.
  • Columbus Names Clark Development Coach
    June 11, 2012
    Former Clarkson University Hockey All-Star Chris Clark has joined the growing list of former Golden Knight standouts who have moved into a front-office position in the National Hockey League after completing lengthy playing careers. Clark, who skated 13 seasons in the NHL, was recently named the development coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
  • Jets Agree to Terms with Dekanich
    June 09, 2012
    The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with former Colgate goaltender Mark Dekanich to a new contract. As per club policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
  • Jones Scores Multi-Year Deal with Avalanche
    June 07, 2012
    The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed former Dartmouth forward David Jones to a four-year contract through the 2015-16 season.
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