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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SCHENECTADY, NY - Union College head mens 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 Unions Division I ranks.
HAMILTON, NY - The Colgate University mens 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.
TROY, N.Y. - The 2008-09 schedule for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) mens 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.