ALBANY, N.Y. - The 2006 National Hockey League Draft took place Saturday evening (June 24) and eight ECAC Hockey League athletes were among those whose names were called. Overall, three current student-athletes and five incoming skaters were among the 213 athletes whose names were called during the seven-round event.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey is set to host its 2006 Annual Congress beginning tomorrow (June 7) and continuing through Sunday (June 11). As part of the festivities, USA Hockey will honor several individuals, including the ECAC Hockey League's Katie King and Tim Taylor.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The ECAC Hockey League's head coaches have released their lists of incoming student-athletes for this fall, and 89 newcomers will be joining the men's ranks. Check below for a school-by-school list of incoming recruits for the upcoming season. Practice starts Oct. 1 and the season opener is Oct. 6, when Colgate takes on Vermont in the Ice Breaker tournament. The first league action happens Oct. 27 with Harvard traveling to Dartmouth, and all 12 league teams will face off against each other starting Nov. 3.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Union College head men's ice hockey and veteran USA Hockey coach Nate Leaman has been named as an assistant coach for the 2007 U.S. National Junior Team it was announced by USA Hockey.
Former All-American and professional standout to join Engineers
TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Director of Athletics Ken Ralph has announced the hiring of Jim Montgomery as assistant men's hockey coach. A two-time National All-American and former professional standout, Montgomery joins the staff of head coach Seth Appert.
Former St. Lawrence hockey captain Ray Shero, a 1984 graduate who has spent the last eight years as assistant general manager of the Nashville Predators, has signed a five-year contract as the General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former Big Red goalkeeper David McKee (Irving, Texas) has been added to the roster of the U.S. Men's National Team that is competing at the 2006 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship in Riga, Latvia, it was announced today by USA Hockey. Team USA will face the Czech Republic tomorrow (May 16) at 8:15 a.m. EST in the final qualification-round game for both teams.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The late Ralph "Cooney" Weiland, the coach of the Harvard men's hockey team for 21 seasons, has been announced as the 2006 recipient of the Hobey Baker Legend of College Hockey Award and will be honored Thursday, May 11, at the Hobey Baker Award Banquet in St. Paul, Minn.
HAMILTON, N.Y. (4/19/06) - The Colgate men's hockey team has added three more recruits to its class of 2010, the coaching staff announced on Wednesday, April 19. Sean Carty (Chicago, Ill.), Ethan Cox (Richmond, B.C.) and Charles Long (Cleveland, Ohio) will begin lacing up their skates as Raiders starting with the 2006-07 season.
TROY, N.Y. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) President Shirley Ann Jackson today announced the selection of Seth Appert as the new head mens hockey coach. Appert is slated to become the 12th head mens hockey coach in RPIs storied hockey history.
HAMILTON, N.Y. - Colgate University head mens hockey coach Don Vaughan announced the teams captains for the 2006-07 season at the programs annual awards banquet on Saturday, April 1, at the White Eagle Conference Center. Junior Liam Huculak (Lethbridge, Alta.) will serve as team captain, while sophomores Tyler Burton (Langley, B.C.) and Jesse Winchester (Long Sault, Ont.) will be assistant captains, as voted by their teammates.
With the NCAA Championships in the books, the 2005-06 season has officially come to a close for the ECACHL men's teams. Along with receiving conference, regional and national hardware, each team is also handing out its annual awards. Check below for a look at each team's MVP, next year's captains and links to the schools' full releases. This page will be updated as teams release the information.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - St. Lawrence University senior forward T.J. Trevelyan led the ECAC Hockey League's selections to this year's RBK Division I All-America squad, earning first-team honors. Dartmouth senior forward Mike Ouellette and Quinnipiac junior defenseman Reid Cashman also captured honors this year, being named to the second team.
Milwaukee, Wisc. The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation today announced that Princeton senior goaltender Eric Leroux is the recipient of the 2006 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award was presented on Friday night at center ice of the Bradley Center in conjunction with the Hobey Baker Award announcement and 2006 Frozen Four Skills Competition.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- After the five scheduled events in the inaugural Frozen Four Skills Challenge, the score was tied at nine points each and a lengthy penalty-shot shootout ended it with Colgate's Allison Paiano netting the winner for an East victory.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two ECAC Hockey League men's teams received bids to the 2006 NCAA Hockey Championship, it was announced earlier today. The Harvard Crimson and The Cornell Big Red will play in regional tournaments next weekend, looking to advance to the Frozen Four.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Exciting collegiate hockey action will be on the ice at the Pepsi Arena this coming fall, as four ECAC Hockey League schools will play an early season tournament here in October. Featuring local teams Rensselaer and Union, the tournament will also include Colgate and Quinnipiac and take place Saturday, October 28 and Sunday Oct 29.
ALBANY, N.Y. - St. Lawrence forward T.J. Trevelyan (Mississauga, Ont.) was named the ECAC Hockey League's Player of the Year, it was announced earlier this evening (March 16) at the league's annual banquet. The senior was one of several individuals to earn recognition at the annual event, which marks the start of the men's championship weekend.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two quarterfinal series have ended, and two are going to a third game in the ECAC Hockey League playoffs. With the completion of two series, we know that No. 1 Dartmouth and No. 3 Cornell will be in Albany next weekend for the championship round.
ALBANY, N.Y. - Seventy-six student athletes representing the ECAC Hockey League's 12 men's programs were named to the 2006 ECAC Hockey League All-Academic team. Thirty-two student-athletes were also named to the team last year, while 13 students - Joe Bauer (Brown), Chris Abbott (Cornell), Mike Ouellette (Dartmouth), Garret Overlock (Dartmouth), Eric Leroux (Princeton), Patrick Neundorer (Princeton), Kevin Croxton (Rensselaer), Brad Farynuk (Rensselaer), Keith MCWilliams (Rensselaer), Scott Romfo (Rensselaer), Alexander Valentin (Rensselaer), Zachary Mayer (Yale), Joe Zappala (Yale) - are all three-time honorees.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- After six hours and 10 minutes, we finally had a winner at Messa Rink in men's hockey action, with Yale defeating Union 3-2 in the fifth overtime. Official game time was 141:35, with David Meckler scoring short-handed to win the game for Yale. Zach Mayer assisted on the goal. The game now goes into the record books as the longest ever played in men's NCAA hockey history.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The second season officially begins this weekend, as the playoffs start in the ECAC Hockey League with first-round games. While the top four teams in the league are enjoying a weekend off from competition, the other eight will fight to continue their seasons. The first round has St. Lawrence, Union, Rensselaer and Clarkson playing host to Brown, Yale, Quinnipiac and Princeton in best-of-three series.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The final games of the regular season have concluded, and the playoff field is now set for the upcoming ECAC Hockey League Men's Championship. Dartmouth, Colgate, Cornell and Harvard have all earned first-round byes, while St. Lawrence, Union, Rensselaer, and Clarkson will host the opening series.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Just two games remain on everyone's schedule in the ECAC Hockey League, and they are two very important contests. With just five points separating first through sixth place and with five teams still able to finish first, each team will battle for the last points of the season. With so many scenarios possible, some of the few things we know for sure are that Cornell is the only team to have claimed a first-round bye, Rensselaer and Clarkson will have home ice for the first round and Quinnipiac, Princeton, Yale and Brown will all travel to start the playoffs.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The regular season race is still as tight as ever in the ECAC Hockey League, and every team will be fighting for points in this weekend's games. All 12 teams are still able to claim home ice, and seven teams are still able to finish first. There are so many scenarios that can be typed out -- too many, in fact -- but it all comes down to one simple thing: just win. With that in mind, every game being played this weekend is sure to be intense.