2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Eric Robinson Ready To Undergo First Full Pro Season
    August 16, 2018
    Eric Robinson didn’t have much time to dwell on the disappointment of seeing his career with the Princeton University men’s hockey team end with a 4-2 loss to Ohio State in the NCAA tournament. Two days after the defeat on March 24 in the first round of the national tourney, star forward Robinson followed the Buckeyes to Ohio as he signed a contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL and joined the pro team on Monday.
  • Rick Pinkston Signs With Fife Flyers
    August 15, 2018
    Fife Flyers assistant coach Jeff Hutchins says they want newly-signed defenceman Rick Pinkston to bring a winning mentality to the club.
  • Ryan Lough Agrees to Terms With Orlando Solar Bears
    August 15, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie forward Ryan Lough for the 2018-19 season. Lough (LAW), 25, has spent the summer playing for the Sydney Bears of the Australian Ice Hockey League, and has generated 27 points (12g-15a) and 12 penalty minutes in 15 games.
  • Tim Shoup Begins Professional Career With Solar Bears
    August 15, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Tim Shoup for the 2018-19 season.
  • Clay Anderson Signs With Milton Keynes Lightning
    August 08, 2018
    Milton Keynes Lightning have signed 24-year-old defenceman Clay Anderson from Danish side Aalborg Pirates ahead of the new Elite League season.
  • Eric Freschi Re-Signs With Kansas City Mavericks
    August 08, 2018
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Forwards Justin Breton and Eric Freschi have re-signed with the Kansas City Mavericks for the 2018-19 season, announced Tuesday by Head Coach John-Scott Dickson.
  • Jared Fiegl Signs With Orlando Solar Bears
    August 08, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie forward Jared Fiegl for the 2018-19 season. Fiegl (FEE-guhl), 22, will begin his first professional season with Orlando after completing his senior season of college hockey during the 2017-18 campaign with Cornell University. The forward made a move to the wing after playing much of his collegiate career at center, and enjoyed his best season offensively, posting eight points (4g-4a) and 12 penalty minutes in 28 games, while also serving as an alternate captain.
  • Tyler Sikura Looks To Take The Next Step In His Career
    August 08, 2018
    You don't have to tell Tyler Sikura he's flying under the radar. He's embracing that underdog role. "I take pride in myself that nobody expected me to do what I did last season," he said. "This year, I don't know if anyone expects me to do what I'm going to do."
  • Chris Wagner Gets A Shot With His Hometown Team
    August 07, 2018
    FOXBOROUGH — Chris Wagner chuckles at the thought that he’ll be wearing No. 14 for his hometown team. When he was growing up in Walpole, that was Sergei Samsonov’s Bruins sweater. He enjoyed watching the Russian winger create magic while cutting figure-8s around the offensive zone.
  • Jake Kulevich Helps Take Hockey Down Under
    August 07, 2018
    When the opportunity presents itself to play hockey more than halfway across the globe, represent your own country and interact with koalas and kangaroos, you don't turn it down. Jake Kulevich certainly didn't. The American Hockey League defenseman from Marblehead played for the USA squad that took on Canada for five games in New Zealand and Australia earlier the summer.
  • Allen York Named To Camrose Kodiaks Coaching Staff
    August 06, 2018
    The Camrose Kodiaks' newest member of their coaching staff is a very familiar face. Allen York was their rock in net for the last two Alberta Junior Hockey League championships and went on to play college then pro hockey that included an 11-game stretch with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 season. With his playing career now over due to concussions, he has returned to the Kodiaks with the hopes of sparking another championship run.
  • Christian Horn Signs With South Carolina Stingrays
    August 06, 2018
    The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have agreed to terms with forward Christian Horn for the 2018-19 season. Horn is set to begin the third season of his professional career and is coming off a 30-point campaign with the Norfolk Admirals, scoring 14 goals and 16 assists in 44 games.
  • Reid Cashman Named Assistant Coach for Washington Capitals
    August 06, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former Quinnipi27840ac men's ice hockey player and associate head coach Reid Cashman '07 has been named an assistant coach with the National Hockey League's (NHL) Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals.
  • Kyle Baun Signs With Belfast Giants
    August 02, 2018
    The Stena Line Belfast Giants have announced the signings of Kyle Baun and Francis Beauvillier for the 2018/19 Elite League season. Baun arrives from the Toronto Marlies, AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  • Lichtenwald Returns To Jacksonville For Second Season
    August 01, 2018
    The Jacksonville Icemen, proud affiliate of the NHL Winnipeg Jets and AHL Manitoba Moose, today announced the return of forward Eli Lichtenwald.
  • Hathaway Knows One-Way Pact Doesn't Guarantee Saddledome Stay
    August 01, 2018
    Undrafted, unheralded and yet undeterred, this is a look-how-far-you’ve-come landmark for Calgary Flames crash-and-bang sort Garnet Hathaway. For the first time in his career, the right-winger scribbled his name on a one-way contract.
  • Riley Nash Eager To Create Own Identity With Blue Jackets
    July 31, 2018
    COLUMBUS -- Riley Nash is OK with being the "other Nash" in the minds of some Columbus Blue Jackets fans. Nash, 29, signed a three-year, $8.25 million contract with the Blue Jackets on July 1 after setting NHL career highs in goals (15), assists (26) and points (41) for the Boston Bruins last season. He has 139 points (53 goals, 86 assists) in 399 NHL games with Boston and the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • Garnet Hathaway Re-Signs With Calgary
    July 30, 2018
    The Calgary Flames announced today that they have re-signed forward Garnet Hathaway to a one-year contract.
  • Jake Wood Agrees To Terms With Brampton Beast
    July 30, 2018
    BRAMPTON, ONTARIO - The Brampton Beast of the ECHL announce today that forward Jake Wood has agreed to terms on a contract for the 2018-19 season. Wood is coming off of his rookie season in the SPHL and the ECHL.
  • Tansey Re-Signs With Toledo Walleye
    July 30, 2018
    Toledo, OH – Defenseman Kevin Tansey has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2018-19 season. Tansey, a native of Hammond, Ontario, returns to the Walleye after appearing in 67 games last season with 15 points (7G, 8A) and 77 penalty minutes.
  • Ryan Donato Looks To Sustain Success With Bruins
    July 30, 2018
    Patrice Bergeron turned 33 on Tuesday, some six weeks before participating in his 15th Bruins training camp. When the full squad hits the ice in Brighton on Sept. 10, there will be little doubt about the No. 1 center, even after offseason groin surgery. He may need a few weeks to get up to speed, but Bergeron will be discussed in pregame strategy meetings leaguewide.
  • Bo Pieper Signs ECHL Contract With Reading Royals
    July 27, 2018
    Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have agreed to terms on an ECHL contract with forward Bo Pieper (pronounced: PEE-per), Head Coach Kirk MacDonald announced Wednesday.
  • Frank DiChiara Agrees To Contract With Reading Royals
    July 27, 2018
    Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Friday forward Frank DiChiara (pronounced: dih-CHAIR-ah) has agreed to sign with the Royals on an ECHL contract.
  • Phantoms' Lyon roars in 5 OT win, becomes nationwide Twitter trend
    May 11, 2018
    Alex Lyon stopped 94 of 95 shots — yes, you read that right -- as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms won the longest game in the history of the American Hockey League on Wednesday night.
  • Harvard Alumnus Mike Seward ’15 Earns NCAA’s Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship
    May 09, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Former men's hockey ice player Mike Seward has been awarded the prestigious Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship by the NCAA, the organization announced Tuesday (May 8). Seward, who graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in 2015 as an organismic and evolutionary biology concentrator, and is currently enrolled at Harvard Medical School, will receive a $24,000 grant towards his studies.
  • St. Denis Agrees To Terms With Islanders
    May 08, 2018
    The New York Islanders announced today that forward Travis St. Denis has agreed to terms on a two-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract.
  • First Impressions: It Was A Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good Season For Nick Lappin
    May 07, 2018
    Pardon my title reference borrowed from Larry David of Curb Your Enthusiasm, but it seems fitting as Nick Lappin was perhaps the best player on the Binghamton Devils last season in the second edition of my off-season series reports First Impressions.
  • Mirror of Merit winner Mosey thrilled to become part of Flyers' history
    May 07, 2018
    A board showing the names of The Fife Free Press Mirror of Merit winners through the decades hangs on the wall of the Fife Flyers dressing room.
  • Bruins Sign Connor Clifton To 2-Year NHL Contract
    May 07, 2018
    BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, May 3, that the team has signed defenseman Connor Clifton to a two-year NHL contract with an annual cap hit of $725,000.
  • Flyers goalie Alex Lyon goes viral as he leads Phantoms on AHL playoffs run
    May 07, 2018
    ALLENTOWN — Alex Lyon, the chatty goalie who is coming off a 49-save performance that carried the Phantoms to a series-clinching 4-3 overtime win over Providence, showed Friday that he is ready for the next challenge in the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs: high-scoring Charlotte in the second round.
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