2016-17 Alumni News Archives

  • Dutchmen attend NHL Development Camps
    July 03, 2017
    SCHENETADY, NY—This summer, four current, three incoming, and four former members of the Union College men's hockey team received invitations to take part in National Hockey League Development Camps.
  • Devils Re-Sign Goaltender Keith Kinkaid To A Two-Year Contract
    June 30, 2017
    Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Devils today re-signed goaltender Keith Kinkaid to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1,250,000. The salary breakdown is as follows: 2017-18: $1,200,000 & 2018-19: $1,300,000. The announcement was made by Devils' Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
  • Patrick Megannety Rejoins Stingrays
    June 29, 2017
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals and the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, have announced the signing of forward Patrick Megannety as the team’s first player signing for the 2017-18 season.
  • Chase Fuchs Named Assistant Coach for the Thunder
    June 29, 2017
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Bloomington Thunder, a proud member of the United States Hockey League, announced on Wednesday that Chase Fuchs has been named an assistant coach.
  • Devon Toews Standing Out at Islanders’ Prospect Camp
    June 29, 2017
    Toews left Quinnipiac University after his junior year and was named to the AHL’s All-Rookie team last season, with five goals and a team-leading 41 assists for Bridgeport.
  • Ottawa Signs Goaltender Mike Condon to a Three-Year Contract Extension
    June 28, 2017
    OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators (@Senators) general manager Pierre Dorion announced today that the club has signed goaltender Mike Condon to a three-year contract extension. The contract will carry an average annual value of $2.4 million ($1.7 M in year one, $2.5M in year two, $3M in year three).
  • Everblades Agree to Terms with Forward John McCarron
    June 27, 2017
    ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms with forward John McCarron for the 2017-18 season.
  • Sabres sign Fedun to 2-year contract
    June 27, 2017
    The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Taylor Fedun to a two-year, two-way contract.
  • Blue Jackets’ Jarmo Kekalainen Comfortable Taking Risks
    June 26, 2017
    CHICAGO — John Tortorella described rookie Zach Werenski’s decision to return to a playoff game after being struck in the face with a puck as having ”(heart) as big as the building.”
    June 26, 2017
    The Buffalo Sabres today announced that General Manager Jason Botterill has hired Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley to serve as the team?s assistant general managers. Sexton will also serve as general manager of the Rochester Americans (AHL).
  • Rich Peverley Says All Canadians Should Have Access To This Technology
    June 23, 2017
    After a successful career on hockey’s largest stage, and nearly losing his life on the bench in 2014, Rich Peverley has begun an initiative to improve the survival rates for cardiac arrest episodes in Canada. In partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Pevs Protects has provided automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and CPR training for Canadian students in the hope that they can one day save a life.
  • Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Matt Wilkins
    June 21, 2017
    Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Matt Wilkins. Wilkins is the second player along with forward Ryan Penny announced as signed by the Royals to an ECHL Standard Players Contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Johnston Lives for Hockey…and Science
    June 19, 2017
    MONTREAL - In every class in school, there's always that one little intellectual kid who lives and breathes science, whose interests can be a little unique. Such is the case in the Canadiens organization, too, as Ryan Johnston is passionate about… rocks. OK, it's really geology, but he does find himself intrigued by rocks he stumbles upon from time to time.
  • Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Joakim Ryan
    June 19, 2017
    SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Joakim Ryan (@JoakimRyan) to a two-year contract.
  • Harvard Alum Ben Smith '68 Named Member of US Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2017
    June 19, 2017
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Kevin Collins, Jack Parker, Ben Smith, Ron Wilson and Scott Young will be enshrined into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame as the Class of 2017, it was announced today by USA Hockey.
    June 18, 2017
    There might not be the eye-popping, slam-dunk, immediately-ready-for-prime-time prodigy glittering there the shop window, cautions Craig Conroy, but the doesn't necessarily diminish potential returns.
  • MK Lightning Sign Forward Denny Kearney
    June 18, 2017
    New Hampshire-born Denny spent four seasons with Yale University, helping them win the league title in his second season and finishing in the top 4 scorers on his team in every season.
  • Former Bobcat Travis St. Denis Re-Signs With Bridgeport Sound Tigers
    June 16, 2017
    Former Quinnipiac men's ice hockey stand-out Travis St. Denis (Trail, British Columbia) has re-signed with the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bridgeport Sound Tigers, as announced by the New York Islanders' top affiliate on Friday, June 16, 2017.
  • Borkowski and Griffins Clinch Calder Cup
    June 15, 2017
    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – It was a rookie season to remember for Mike Borkowski '16 as the former Raider and the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins won the Calder Cup Tuesday night in front of a home crowd of 10,834 at Van Andel Arena.
  • Canes Agree to Terms with Andrew Miller
    June 13, 2017
    RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Andrew Miller on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Miller $650,000 on the NHL level or $285,000 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2017-18, with a minimum of $305,000.
  • Examining Jimmy Vesey’s Role for Next Season
    June 12, 2017
    Before the commencement of his rookie season under the glistening lights of Broadway, there were various clouds of uncertainty surrounding how talented New York Rangers winger Jimmy Vesey would be used in Alain Vigneault’s speed-driven system. With the Rangers featuring a loaded group up front, many weren’t sold on the fact that the former Hobey Baker Award winner would be granted a spot in the top six in his first season on the big stage.
  • Adam Oates: 100 Greatest NHL Players
    June 12, 2017
    Nearly two decades later, Jim Devellano is frank in his assessment of the most foolish move he ever made as an NHL general manager.
  • Flyers sign Shayne Gostisbehere to multi-year extension
    June 10, 2017
    Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere, who came on strong at the end of the season after a three-game benching, has signed a multi-year contract extension.
  • Mike Garman Joins Chicago Steel Staff
    June 09, 2017
    GENEVA, ILLINOIS — The 2016-2017 Clark Cup Champion Chicago Steel announced Thursday the hiring of Mike Garman as an Assistant Coach, joining Head Coach Dan Muse behind the bench. Garman is a former collegiate and professional goaltender, and will begin his role with the Steel starting with the team’s Main Camp and Futures Camp this weekend at Fox Valley Ice Arena.
  • Brandon DeFazio Joins KHL team
    June 09, 2017
    DeFazio inked a deal with KHL Kunlun Red Star on Tuesday, TSN reports.
  • Matt Buckles Signs with Springfield Thunderbirds
    June 09, 2017
    Springfield, MA - The Florida Panthers and Springfield Thunderbirds have announced the signings of six players to AHL one-way contracts. The players who have agreed to terms are as follows:
    June 09, 2017
    TORONTO (June 7, 2017) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and NHL player Dominic Moore are proud to announce the sixth annual Smashfest® Charity Ping-Pong Challenge will take place Thursday, July 20 at Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto. The fan-inspired event showcases NHL players’ ping-pong skills while raising money and awareness for research into concussions and rare cancers.
  • Mike McKenna, the beneficiary of a late-season trade, is trying to help Syracuse win the AHL's top prize
    June 06, 2017
    A little more than a year after Mike McKenna learned that Portland would lose its professional hockey team – “just the worst news I’ve ever gotten in my life” – the former Pirates goaltender finds himself in the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup finals for the first time.
  • Sharks sign goalie Troy Grosenick to 2-year extension
    June 06, 2017
    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The San Jose Sharks have re-signed goalie Troy Grosenick to a two-year contract extension.
  • Milton Keynes Lightning Add Matt Nickerson
    June 04, 2017
    The Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning are delighted to announce they have secured the signing of former NHL draft pick defenceman, Matt Nickerson from the Belfast Giants.
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