2005-06 News Archives

  • Wallack Named Assistant Coach at Yale
    June 26, 2006
    Kyle Wallack, who worked on the Holy Cross coaching staff the last two seasons, has been named assistant coach for the Yale men’s hockey team.
  • Eight ECAC Hockey Leaguers Selected in NHL Draft
    June 25, 2006
    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.
  • Cole and Adams Hoist Stanley Cup with Carolina
    June 23, 2006
    Two of the ECAC Hockey League's own - Clarkson's Eric Cole '00 and Harvard's Craig Adams '99 -- will have their names added to the Stanley Cup after helping the Carolina Hurricanes to victory.
  • USA Hockey to Honor Two From ECACHL
    June 06, 2006
    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.
  • ECAC Hockey League Welcomes 89 Newcomers to the Men’s Ranks
    June 02, 2006
    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.
  • Union's Leaman Named to U.S. National Jr. Coaching Staff
    June 02, 2006
    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.
  • Jim Montgomery Named Assistant Coach at RPI
    June 01, 2006
    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 Crimson Captain Peter Chiarelli ’87 Named Bruins General Manager
    May 30, 2006
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Former Harvard hockey captain Peter Chiarelli ’87 has been named general manager of the National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins, team owner Jeremy M. Jacobs announced Tuesday.
  • St. Lawrence Alum Ray Shero Named Pittsburgh General Manager
    May 25, 2006
    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.
  • Cornell's McKee Added To 2006 U.S. Men's National Team Roster
    May 15, 2006
    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.
  • Former Harvard Mentor Weiland Named 2006 Hobey Baker Legend of College Hockey
    May 04, 2006
    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.
  • Colgate Men's Hockey Adds Three Players to the Class of 2010
    April 19, 2006
    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.
  • Seth Appert Slated to Become Rensselaer Head Men's Hockey Coach
    April 19, 2006
    TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) President Shirley Ann Jackson today announced the selection of Seth Appert as the new head men’s hockey coach. Appert is slated to become the 12th head men’s hockey coach in RPI’s storied hockey history.
  • Keith Allain Named Head Coach at Yale
    April 15, 2006
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Keith Allain '80, a former Bulldog goalie who coached in the NHL and in the Olympics, has been named the 11th head coach of the 111-year-old Yale men's ice hockey program.
  • Colgate Announces Captains for 2006-07 Season
    April 10, 2006
    HAMILTON, N.Y. - Colgate University head men’s hockey coach Don Vaughan announced the team’s captains for the 2006-07 season at the program’s 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.
  • Teams Hand Out Year-End Awards, Announce 2006-07 Captains
    April 08, 2006
    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.
  • Three ECACHL Men Named to All-America Teams
    April 07, 2006
    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.
  • Princeton's Eric Leroux Named 2006 Hockey Humanitarian
    April 07, 2006
    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.
  • Frozen Four Skills Challenge: East Beats West On Paiano's Shot
    April 07, 2006
    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.
  • Three ECACHL Men Added to Pontiac Frozen Four Skills Challenge Roster
    March 29, 2006
    INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA announced Thursday the final rosters for the 2007 Pontiac Frozen Four Skills Challenge, which includes two coaches for each side.
  • Two ECACHL Men's Teams are NCAA Tourney Bound
    March 19, 2006
    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.
  • ECAC Hockey League Action Part of Fall Lineup at the Pepsi Arena
    March 17, 2006
    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.
  • ECAC Hockey League Announces Annual Award Winners
    March 16, 2006
    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.
  • Two Series Complete in ECACHL Men's Quarterfinals
    March 11, 2006
    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.
  • Seventy-Six Student-Athletes Earn ECACHL Men's All-Academic Team Recognition
    March 07, 2006
    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.
  • Yale and Union Play in Longest Men's Hockey Game in NCAA History
    March 05, 2006
    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.
  • ECACHL Playoff Action Kicks Off This Weekend
    March 02, 2006
    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.
  • ECAC Hockey League Men Set for Playoffs
    February 25, 2006
    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.
  • Final Finish Comes Down to the Wire This Weekend in the ECACHL
    February 23, 2006
    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.
  • Big Games on This Weekend's ECAC Hockey League Slate
    February 16, 2006
    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.
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