2012-13 News Stories

  • ECAC Hockey Student-Athletes Selected in 2013 NHL Entry Draft
    June 30, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey was once again well represented in the annual NHL Entry Draft with the selection of seven future student-athletes on June 30, 2013, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., hosted by the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. Quinnipiac led the way with two student-athletes selected, followed by Clarkson, Colgate, Cornell, Harvard and Yale each having one incoming player selected.
  • Whittet Announces Eight-Member Class of 2017
    June 28, 2013
    PROVIDENCE, RI – Head men's hockey coach Brendan Whittet '94 has announced his fourth recruiting class as the Bears' head coach. This talented group of eight players (four forwards, two defensemen, and two goalies) is set to join the Bears this fall as part of the Class of 2017. They represent the United States (Massachusetts and Michigan), Canada (British Columbia and Ontario) and Finland.
  • Forgaard and Stuart Remain Teammates, Head to France
    June 25, 2013
    Union’s defensive duo of Ryan Forgaard and Shawn Stuart completed their collegiate career with the Dutchmen, but they shall continue as teammates on a professional level signing agreements with Caen (France), the team announced on its Web site.
  • NCAA Rules Committee Emphasizes Safety, Seeks to Align Rules with NHL
    June 24, 2013
    Student-athlete safety and how officials enforce the hockey rules currently in place were the major focus of discussions at the most recent Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee annual meetings.
  • Defending National Champions to Have 16 Home Dates
    June 21, 2013
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The first official look at the defending national champions is an Oct. 19 exhibition at Ingalls Rink. The Yale men's hockey team begins its 2013-14 regular season a week later with a pair of games at the Liberty Invitational hosted by Newark's Prudential Center, while the official start of the ECAC Hockey season is Nov. 1 at home against St. Lawrence.
  • Engineers to Face Challenging Schedule
    June 20, 2013
    TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey team will play a 36-game schedule in the 2013-14 season, including 17 games at the Houston Field House and no fewer than three at neutral sites. The Engineers will play at least 11 games against six schools that played in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, including the two teams that played in the national championship game.
  • Quinnipiac to Introduce High-Definition Video Experience to TD Bank Sports Center
    June 16, 2013
    HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac Athletics and ANC Sports Enterprises have announced a multi-year partnership to transform the live event experience at TD Bank Sports Center beginning with the 2013-14 NCAA season.
  • Yale Announces Class of 2017
    June 14, 2013
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale men's hockey program has restocked its shelves after graduating six seniors who helped the Bulldogs win the 2012-13 national championship.
  • ECAC Hockey Headlines NCAA APR Rankings
    June 13, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The NCAA released the latest Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all teams in all sports, and ECAC Hockey programs highlight the rankings in ice hockey. Brown led the way netting perfect scores of 1,000 for men and women - the only NCAA ice hockey program in the nation to attain such a feat.
  • Brown Releases 2013-14 Schedule
    June 13, 2013
    Brown men's hockey head coach Brendan Whittet has announced the Bears' 2013-14 schedule, which features 12 home games, including one each against the most recent two NCAA National Champions.
  • Strait to Receive National Award
    June 12, 2013
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) will present St. Lawrence Athletic Director Margie Strait with an Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award June 15 as part of the NACDA and Affiliates annual convention in Orlando, FL.
  • National Rookie-of-Year Award to be Named for Tim Taylor
    June 10, 2013
    The Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA) will name its Division I men’s National Rookie of the Year Award the Tim Taylor Award, commencing with the 2013-2014 season, it was announced today by HCA President Steve Hagwell of ECAC Hockey. The HCA first bestowed the award following the 2006-2007 season, with the award annually chosen by a vote of men’s Division I assistant coaches.

  • Harvard-Yale Set to Face-Off in “Rivalry on Ice” at MSG
    June 10, 2013
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's hockey team will take on archrival Yale at the Madison Square Garden, the world's most famous arena, Jan. 11, 2014, in the first ever "Rivalry On Ice." The game pits the Crimson against the 2013 national champion Bulldogs and will air live on NBC Sports Network.
  • Bailen Named First-Team Academic All-America
    June 07, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. - Rensselaer defenseman Nick Bailen has garnered first-team academic all-America accolades, being named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All- America® Division I men’s at-large team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Grosenick Earns Academic All-America Honors
    June 07, 2013
    SCHENECTADY, NY - Union junior goaltender Troy Grosenick earned Capital One Academic All-American Third-Team honors, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America. This marks the second consecutive season that Grosenick has earned All-American Third-Team recognition.
  • League Teams to Face MHL All-Stars
    June 06, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced that four of the league’s programs - Yale, Harvard, Colgate and Cornell - will play exhibition games during the 2013-14 season against an All-Star team from the Minor Hockey League (MHL) of Eastern Europe as part of its 22-game tour.
  • Cornell Announces 10 Additions for 2013-14 Season
    June 03, 2013
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell announced 10 additions to the program for the 2013-14 season.
  • Keenan Inks Contract with Bridgeport
    June 03, 2013
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced that Dartmouth defenseman Mike Keenan has agreed to terms on an American Hockey League (AHL) contract for the 2013-14 season.
  • Coburn Commences Pro Career in Finland
    June 03, 2013
    Union defenseman Greg Coburn shall commence his professional career in Finland, signing a contract with Ilves of the SM-liiga, the team announced.
  • Union Releases 2013-14 Schedule
    May 31, 2013
    SCHENECTADY, NY – Head coach Rick Bennett released the 2013-14 schedule for the Union College men's ice hockey team today at the annual Garnet Blades Golf Tournament at the Stadium Golf Club in Schenectady.
  • Maricic to Represent U.S. at World InLine Championship
    May 31, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. - Goaltender Nick Maricic, a member of the 2013 NCAA Champion Yale Bulldogs, is among 15 players who comprise the roster of the 2013 U.S. National Inline Team that will compete at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World InLine Championship in Dresden, Germany, June 2-8, USA Hockey announced.
  • USA Hockey Tabs Hartzell as Player of Year
    May 29, 2013
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- USA Hockey announced today that Quinnipiac goaltender Eric Hartzell has been named its 2013 College Hockey Player of the Year. Hartzell will receive the award as part of the USA Hockey annual Night of Tribute Awards Dinner Wednesday, June 5.
  • Bailen Bound for Europe
    May 24, 2013
    Rensselaer defenseman Nick Bailen is taking his game to Europe, agreeing to terms with Tappara (Finland), it was announced on the team’s Web site.
  • Birch Showcases Skills in Finland
    May 22, 2013
    Helsinki IFK (Finland) announced the signing of Cornell defenseman Braden Birch to a try-out agreement.
  • Quinnipiac Wins Three NCAA Statistical Championships
    May 21, 2013
    The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team has been named the NCAA Statistical Champion in scoring defense, penalty-kill percentage and winning percentage. The Bobcats completed the most successful season in program history, advancing to the NCAA National Championship Game.
  • Raiders Help Raise $2,000 for Community Memorial Hospital
    May 20, 2013
    HAMILTON – The Colgate men's hockey team hosted a fundraiser in late February for mulitple organizations and recently sophomore Spiro Goulakos presented a check for over $2,000 to Community Memorial Hospital.
  • Bailen Garners Academic All-District Honors
    May 20, 2013
    TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer defenseman Nick Bailen has been selected to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Men's At-Large Team, earning First-Team honors. He now is eligible for Academic All-America consideration.
  • Miller Named 2013 Mallory Award Recipient
    May 20, 2013
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The captain of the first Yale hockey team to win a national championship, Andrew Miller, has been named the winner of the 2013 William Neely Mallory Award, the most prestigious athletic award given to a senior male at Yale.
  • Autism Society Recognizes Appert
    May 19, 2013
    TROY, N.Y. - The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region presented Rensselaer head coach Seth Appert with an award honoring his advocacy and sponsorship of an Autism Awareness game.
  • Grosenick Earns Academic All-District Honors
    May 19, 2013
    SCHENECTADY, NY - Union junior goaltender Troy Grosenick earned Capital One Academic All-District First Team honors, as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America District 1 members.
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