2008-09 News Archives

  • Larkin Attending Columbus Development Camp
    June 30, 2009
    COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added eight players, including incoming Colgate freshman Thomas Larkin, to their Development Camp roster, club General Manager Scott Howson announced June 28.
  • Leafs Camp to Include D'Amigo
    June 30, 2009
    TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday that the team’s prospect camp will be held from July 5 to July 10. The group consisting of two goaltenders, nine defencemen, and 14 forwards will congregate in Toronto to prepare for six days of activities. All seven of the Leafs’ 2009 draft choices, including Rensselaer incoming freshman Jerry D'Amigo, will be in attendance.
  • Raiders' Incoming Freshmen Selected in NHL Entry Draft
    June 27, 2009
    MONTREAL, Que. -- Colgate incoming freshmen Jeremy Price (Milton, Ont.) and Thomas Larkin (London, England) were both selected in the NHL Entry Draft on Saturday, June 27, in Montreal. Price was selected 113th overall while Larkin was the 137th pick.
  • Walsh Picked by Canadiens in 2009 NHL Entry Draft
    June 27, 2009
    HANOVER, N.H. - Dustin Walsh, an incoming forward at Dartmouth, was taken by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-2 centerman spent the past season tearing up the OJHL, posting a team-high 63 points in 44 games for the Kingston Voyageurs, including 32 goals. Walsh was chosen as the 169th pick in the sixth round.
  • Fallstrom Hears Call of the Wild
    June 27, 2009
    Montreal, Quebec -- Incoming Harvard freshman Alexander Fallstrom was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the fourth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft this afternoon.
  • Video: Fallstrom Meets Wild Media
    June 27, 2009
    Harvard incoming freshman Alexander Fallstrom addresses the media after being selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round, #116 overall of the 2009 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft.
  • Audio: Leblanc a Popular Choice for Habs
    June 27, 2009
    The Montreal Canadiens knew that Harvard incoming freshman Louis Leblanc was their man – it was not by accident that they had the Pointe Claire-native centreman's name on a jersey when they made him their first-round choice tonight at the Bell Centre in the NHL entry draft.
  • Everybody Loves Louis
    June 27, 2009
    MONTREAL - Louis Leblanc was beside himself with excitement about being picked by his hometown Habs, and he wasn’t alone. His future bosses know the feeling.
  • Habs Make Leblanc's Dream Come True
    June 27, 2009
    MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens general manager was hoping to make a splash at the National Hockey League entry draft, which began Friday night at the Bell Centre.
  • Tigers' Sdao Selected in NHL Draft
    June 27, 2009
    Montreal, Quebec -- Princeton men’s hockey incoming freshman Michael Sdao was selected in the seventh round of the National Hockey League Draft on Saturday. A defenseman from Niwot, Colo., Sdao was chosen in the seventh round by Ottawa with the 191st pick.
  • Original Six Teams Choose RPI Recruits
    June 27, 2009
    MONTREAL, QUE. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey recruits Brandon Pirri and Jerry D'Amigo have been chosen in the 2009 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft. Pirri was selected 59th overall (2nd round) – third highest in school history – by the Chicago Blackhawks, while D'Amigo was chosen 158th overall (6th round) by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  • Montreal Selects Leblanc at No. 18
    June 26, 2009
    MONTREAL -- The Canadiens went local with their first pick, selecting centerman Louis Leblanc at 18th overall at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
  • Leblanc's Selection a Hit at Bell Centre
    June 26, 2009
    MONTREAL -- Montreal Canadiens fans were hoping their team would come out of the first round of the draft with a French-Canadian player.
  • Several RPI Players Held in High Regard by Pro Teams
    June 26, 2009
    The 2005 and 2006 NHL drafts were lean for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; no Engineers were selected. But the tide has turned.
  • Larkin has Eye on Draft
    June 25, 2009
    If we've heard the story once, we've heard it a hundred times.
  • Five Questions with Louis Leblanc
    June 25, 2009
    Off the Ice with the Central Scouting's No. 13 Ranked Skater, Louis Leblanc.
  • D'Amigo's Work Ethic Impresses Observers
    June 25, 2009
    JOHNSON CITY - Jerry D'Amigo has logged his share of eventful weekends. After all, this is a young hockey player, now 18 years old, who has already traveled overseas for tournaments in Sweden, Russia and Slovakia.
  • Valek Packing his Well-Worn Bags Once Again
    June 19, 2009
    The fact that David Valek was born in the hockey hinterlands of Orem, Utah, is just one step in his long, winding road to what he hopes will be the NHL. Valek, a right wing with the U.S. National Team Development Program, has had more addresses in his 18 years than most people will have in a lifetime.
  • Canadian Prospects Like NCAA Option Better than CHL
    June 18, 2009
    There once was a time that nearly all NCAA Division I hockey players were Canadians. Very few of them had NHL aspirations or ability, but they used their hockey talent to secure a free college education that prepared them well for life after hockey.
  • Duthie, Elliot to Join Cornell Greats
    June 18, 2009
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- Former Cornell standouts William Duthie '71 and Jason Elliot '98 are among 12 individuals who have been selected for induction into the Cornell University Athletic Hall of Fame at the 32nd annual ceremonies to be held Friday, Oct. 9, on the Cornell campus. After this year's class is inducted, the membership in the Hall will stand at 510.
  • A Big Hit on the Charts
    June 18, 2009
    Since his first taste of Eastern Junior Hockey League-related competition, Jeremy Langlois has embodied the term “standout.”
  • D'Amigo Progressed Quickly Into Draft Prospect
    June 18, 2009
    Without any hesitation, former Atlantic Jr. Hockey League star Jerry D’Amigo mentioned his parents as being the most influential people in his young, yet flourishing, hockey career.
  • Pirri Engineers a Plan
    June 18, 2009
    Consider Brandon Pirri a man with a plan, as well as a strong survival instinct.
  • Always Playing Up
    June 18, 2009
    As the South Shore Kings’ Sean Logue prepares for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft, one cannot help but marvel at the road he has taken since bursting onto the scene four years ago.
  • Dartmouth Announces Recruits and Schedule
    June 17, 2009
    HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth men's hockey coach Bob Gaudet announced his team's recruits for the upcoming season as well as the schedule that will hopefully see the Big Green back in the hunt for an ECAC Hockey title.
  • D'Amigo Invited to U.S. Junior Evaluation Camp
    June 15, 2009
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Rensselaer incoming freshman Jerry D'Amigo (Binghamton, N.Y.) is among a group of 43 players from 18 states who have been invited to the 2009 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., which runs from Aug. 7-15, as announced today by USA Hockey.
  • McBride, York to Attend Columbus Development Camp
    June 12, 2009
    COLUMBUS, OHIO – Rensselaer goaltender Allen York and former St. Lawrence standout Brock McBride are among a group of 24 players who will participate in the Columbus Blue Jackets' Development Camp June 29 through July 3.
  • Exciting Campaign on Tap for Clarkson
    June 11, 2009
    Featuring games against teams from the other five NCAA conferences along with the 22-game ECAC Hockey slate, the 2009-10 schedule promises to be another challenging season for the Clarkson University Men’s Hockey team.
  • Engineers Add Depth on Blue Line
    June 11, 2009
    TROY — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hockey fans have been fretting about the many holes on defense head coach Seth Appert will have to fill over the next couple years.
  • Award Caps Memorable Year, Career for Barlow
    June 10, 2009
    Evan Barlow, a former player with the UFA Bisons, took home Cornell Universitiy’s Men’s Hockey MVP award in his final year with the Big Red program.
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