2007-08 News Archives

  • Renovation of Ingalls Rink Underway
    June 30, 2008
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Phase I of the multi-million dollar renovation of Yale's Ingalls Rink is in progress, with substantial completion of the phase expected in time for hockey season this fall.
  • Quinnipiac Extends Pecknold's Contract
    June 28, 2008
    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Quinnipiac University Director of Athletics Jack McDonald today announced that Men's Ice Hockey Head Coach Rand Pecknold has signed a contract extension through the 2012-13 season.
  • Dickson Heading to NHL
    June 27, 2008
    HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Colgate University assistant men's hockey coach Andrew Dickson has accepted a position as a professional scout with the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, head coach Don Vaughan announced on Friday, June 27. Dickson will resign his position with the Raiders effective at the end of July.
  • Clarkson Faces Balanced Schedule in 2008-09
    June 25, 2008
    With opponents from four of the other five Division I conferences outside ECAC Hockey, the Clarkson University 2008-09 Schedule features a balanced mix of rising college programs and established NCAA powers.
  • Nash Heading to Canada Junior Camp
    June 25, 2008
    CALGARY, AB -- Cornell freshman Riley Nash is among 45 of Canada's top junior-aged players invited to attend Canada's National Junior Team development camp from July 25-29, 2008 in Ottawa, ON, Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), announced Wednesday.
  • 2008-09 Composite Schedule Announced
    June 24, 2008
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey today announced its 2008-09 men’s composite schedule, which includes 132 conference contests and a total of 255 games.
  • Timberlake Earns Honor of Wearing "C"
    June 24, 2008
    PROVIDENCE, RI -- Brown rising junior Devin Timberlake (Port Alberni, BC) has been named the Captain of the men's ice hockey team for the 2008-2009 season, announced by head coach Roger Grillo. Timberlake, who is the 104th Captain in the history of Brown hockey, is just the seventh junior to earn the honor and will be the first junior captain since Bradley Kreick '91 in 1989-90.
  • Four Incoming Golden Knights Selected in 2008 NHL Draft
    June 21, 2008
    POTSDAM, NY -- Four incoming freshmen for the Clarkson University Hockey team were selected in the 2008 National Hockey League Draft held in Ottawa on Friday and Saturday, giving the Green and Gold their largest draft class since four Golden Knights were chosen in the 1991 entry draft.
  • Big Red Releases 2008-09 Schedule
    June 21, 2008
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Cornell men's hockey team faces a rigorous schedule in the upcoming 2008-09 season, a slate that features 14 home games and the program's first-ever trip to North Dakota. The schedule was announced today by the Jay R. Bloom '77 Head Coach of Men's Hockey, Mike Schafer.
  • Two Engineers Selected in NHL Entry Draft
    June 21, 2008
    TROY, NY -– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Jeff Foss has been selected by the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League Entry Draft. Foss, a defenseman entering his sophomore season, was chosen in the sixth round, 166th overall. Additionally, incoming freshman Mike Bergin, also a defenseman, was picked in the seventh round, 209th overall, by the Dallas Stars.
  • Union Adds Seven to 2008-09 Roster
    June 20, 2008
    SCHENECTADY, NY -– Union College head men’s hockey coach Nate Leaman has announced the addition of six freshmen and one transfer student to the 2008-09 team. The group includes three forwards, three defensemen and a goaltender. Five skaters hail from Canada, one from the United States, and one from Sweden, the first Swede and third European to join Union’s Division I ranks.
  • Colgate Adds Two to Class of 2012
    June 19, 2008
    HAMILTON, NY -– The Colgate University men’s hockey team has added two more student-athletes to its Class of 2012, head coach Don Vaughan announced on Thursday, June 19. Goaltender Bryan Bessette (Melrose, N.Y.) and forward Mark Nasca (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) are the seventh and eighth additions to the Raiders for next season.
  • Rensselaer Releases 2008-09 Schedule
    June 18, 2008
    TROY, N.Y. –- The 2008-09 schedule for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s hockey team has been finalized. The Engineers, who open their 107th season on October 11, will play 35 games, including 19 contests in the Capital Region. Sixteen will be at the Houston Field House on the RPI campus.
  • Raiders' Captains Announced
    June 17, 2008
    HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Rising senior defenseman Nick St. Pierre (St. Etienne, Que.) will serve as captain of the 2008-09 Colgate University men's hockey team, head coach Don Vaughan announced on Tuesday, June 17. St. Pierre's classmates, Mark Anderson (Hastings, Neb.) and Tom Riley (Ottawa, Ont.), will serve as assistant captains.
  • Eight Comprise Rensselaer's Class of 2012
    June 17, 2008
    TROY, N.Y. -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) head men's hockey coach Seth Appert has announced the team's Class of 2012. The group of eight student-athletes includes six forwards, a defenseman and a goaltender. Two from the incoming class are from the United States while the others hail from Canada.
  • Cain Looking Forward to 2008-09
    June 15, 2008
    Luke Cain's first season with the Union men's hockey team ended with a nasty broken right tibia in a Nov. 9 game at Dartmouth.
  • Leaman Named to U.S. Junior Staff
    June 12, 2008
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Union head coach Nate Leaman will serve as an assistant head coach of the U.S. National Junior Team that will compete at the 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2008 - Jan. 5, 2009, in Ottawa, Ontario, it was announced today by USA Hockey.
  • Anderson Named Academic All-America
    June 10, 2008
    HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Junior Mark Anderson (Hastings, Neb.) of the Colgate University men's hockey team has been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Men's At-Large Third Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Tuesday, June 10.
  • Stankievech Earns Academic All-America Honor
    June 10, 2008
    Landis Stankievech was selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America men's at-large second team on Tuesday. The men's hockey senior was a recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship, Princeton's Pyne Prize and the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award this season.
  • Academic All-America First Team Features Lord
    June 10, 2008
    TROY, N.Y. -- Rensselaer senior forward Andrew Lord has been selected to the 2008 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Men's At-Large First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Tuesday.
  • Dartmouth Promotes Peters, Announces 2008-09 Schedule
    June 09, 2008
    HANOVER, N.H. -- With the 2007-08 season completed and 2008-09 just around the corner, the Dartmouth men's hockey team has announced a personnel title change along with its upcoming schedule in preparation for a new and exciting season.
  • Rensselaer Adds Anderson to Staff
    June 09, 2008
    TROY, N.Y. -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) director of athletics Jim Knowlton has announced the hiring of Kevin Anderson as the hockey operations coordinator. A native of Anoka, Minn., he will work with both the men's and women's programs.
  • Committee Proposes Two Referee-Two Linesmen System
    June 06, 2008
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Ice Hockey Rules Committee proposed several changes during its annual meeting intended to allow student-athletes to use their speed and skill to create scoring opportunities. To aid in the implementation of these new rules, the committee approved a two-referee, two-linesman system - which was added as an approved system in 2006 - as the only officiating system for all levels of college hockey. All rules proposals must be approved by the Playing Rules Oversight Panel, which meets July 2 via conference call.
  • Bobcats Visit Children's Hospital
    June 04, 2008
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Members of the Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team traveled to Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital to donate over 650 stuffed animals on Wednesday, June 4. The collection of the stuffed animals began on February 8, 2008 at the TD Banknorth Sports Center when Bobcat fans participated in a "Teddy Bear Toss" during the first intermission of Quinnipiac's game against Yale University.
  • Stankievech, Moore Honored at Princeton Class Day
    June 03, 2008
    Members of Princeton's class of 2008 gathered on Cannon Green Monday, June 2, to celebrate the conclusion of their undergraduate careers in a Class Day ceremony honoring their service and accomplishments. Princeton standouts Landis Stankievech and Mike Moore were among the honorees.
  • Princeton Announces Class of 2012
    June 02, 2008
    The Princeton men's hockey team has announced its incoming class that will join the team for the upcoming season. The group of five players will join the defending ECAC Hockey and Ivy League champion Tigers when the 2008-09 season commences in October.
  • A Year to Remember
    May 29, 2008
    The paid attendance at the men's hockey team's first game of the year, a 5-3 exhibition victory over a Canadian team from Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, was 257.
  • Union Announces 2008-09 Schedule
    May 29, 2008
    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Union College athletics has announced the 2008-09 men's ice hockey schedule, which features three regular-season tournaments including a trip to the Lightning College Hockey Classic in Tampa, Florida, in early January. The Dutchmen's schedule includes 13 non-conference games against three 2008 NCAA tournament participants and teams from all six college hockey conferences.
  • Harvard Mourns Loss of McInnis
    May 28, 2008
    ROCKLAND, Mass. -- While Harvard played the gracious host to the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium, the Crimson family performed its duties with heavy hearts while mourning the loss of Kevin McInnis who passed away suddenly at his Rockland home over the weekend.
  • Dodge Repeats as Academic All-District Selection
    May 24, 2008
    Clarkson forward Nick Dodge has been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Men's At-Large Academic all-District 1 second team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced. The selection marks the second consecutive year Dodge has been named academic all-district.
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