Current Season News

  • Point Prepares For the Pros With Dallas
    September 21, 2018
    Colton Point is looking more and more like the Dallas Stars’ next big hit from the Jamie Benn-John Klingberg round. The 2016 fifth-round pick just came off a breakout season for the Colgate Raiders in which he became a contender for college hockey’s biggest player honor. Now the Hobey Baker Award finalist is making waves at the 2018 Traverse City Prospect Tournament.
  • Carr Looking to Prove He's an NHL Player
    September 21, 2018
    Some in Montreal found it puzzling why the Canadiens let RFA Daniel Carr fall into the free agency market. It didn’t take long for Golden Knights GM George McPhee to sign the left-handed forward to a one-year, one-way contract worth $750,000.
  • Lafferty Makes Penguins Pre-Season Debut
    September 21, 2018
    JONATHAN BOMBULIE | Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, 1:51 p.m. EMAIL NEWSLETTERS Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Safe to say the NHL Network will do some higher-than-normal ratings in Blair County on Wednesday night. That’s when rookie forward Sam Lafferty, a Hollidaysburg native, is scheduled to play the first preseason game of his NHL career when the Penguins visit the Detroit Red Wings.
  • Riley Nash eager to show worth wherever Jackets need him
    September 20, 2018
    Center Riley Nash is the new man in the room, but his putting on a Blue Jackets sweater in playing for his third franchise in four seasons is not the culture shock that it would appear to be.
  • NJ Devils' Nick Lappin impressing many in NHL training camp
    September 20, 2018
    NEWARK -- If you’re looking at the numbers alone, Nick Lappin’s are looking like he’s ready for the next step in his hockey career. A 31-goal season and a 53-point season for Binghamton of the American Hockey League in 2017-18 is nothing to discount. It was a down year for the Binghamton Devils, but it’s still tough to produce like that in the NHL’s top development league.
  • Esposito looking to earn spot in Oilers organization
    September 20, 2018
    Playing professional hockey is the envy of a great many Canadians, so Luke Esposito knows how fortunate he is to be getting that chance.
  • Matthew Peca Looks To Move Up Canadiens Depth Chart
    September 20, 2018
    MONTREAL— I’m not going to lie, I did a double take when I saw the Montreal Canadiens had signed Matthew Peca to a two-year, $2.6 million contract on July 1.
  • Men's Coaches Make Their Picks For 2018-19 Season
    September 19, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- The 2018-19 ECAC Hockey men’s regular season is now just two weeks away, and the coaches have chosen who they think will top the league this year. Defending Cleary Cup champion Cornell tops this years pre-season poll, receiving eight-of-12 first-place votes.
  • 2018-19 Men's Pre-Season Media Poll Released
    September 19, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y – Defending ECAC Hockey regular-season champion Cornell has been picked to finish first in the 20th annual ECAC Hockey Media Association preseason poll.
  • Men's Pre-Season All-League Team Announced
    September 18, 2018
    ALBANY, N.Y. -- ECAC Hockey announced today the 2018-19 men’s Pre-Season All-League team, as voted on my the leagues 12 head coaches. Defending tournament champion Princeton leads the way with three selections on this years team, while Yale, Harvard, and defending Cleary Cup champion Cornell each add one selection each from their rosters.
  • Colgate Adds Dana Borges to Coaching Staff
    September 05, 2018
    HAMILTON – Colgate men’s hockey head coach Don Vaughan announced the addition of Dana Borges as an assistant coach on Tuesday.
  • Devin Buffalo Signs with Greenville Swamp Rabbits
    August 30, 2018
    Greenville, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced that netminder Devin Buffalo has signed his first professional contract with the club for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Buffalo has attended Dartmouth College for the last four years and ended his senior campaign as a nominee for the Hobey Baker Award.
  • Spencer Foo Looking to Cement his Spot in Calgary
    August 30, 2018
    Spencer Foo was the talk of the town in Calgary towards the tail-end of the 2017-18 NHL season. A bidding war had erupted earlier for the Union College prospect, with both the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the mix. While many expected the Oilers to snatch the hometown kid, it was ultimately Calgary who won the day.
  • Desmond Bergin Returns to Adirondack Thunder
    August 29, 2018
    Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that it has signed defenseman Desmond Bergin to a standard player contract for the 2018-2019 season.
  • Keith Kinkaid Looks to Ride Momentum from Breakout Season
    August 29, 2018
    Keith Kinkaid's breakout NHL season came on the heels of an injury to Devils starting goalie Cory Schneider.
  • Obuchowski Re-Signs with Toledo Walleye
    August 29, 2018
    Toledo, OH – Defenseman Ryan Obuchowski (oh-buh-cow-ski) has agreed to terms for the 2018-19 season with the Toledo Walleye.
  • Ben Masella to Skate with Everblades in 2018-19
    August 27, 2018
    ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Thursday that the team has acquired defenseman Ben Masella from the Worcester Railers in exchange for future considerations.
  • Charlie Mosey Announces Retirement from Professional Hockey
    August 27, 2018
    As a new season of ice hockey begins, Charlie Mosey has confirmed his retirement from the game.
  • Tyler Bird Signs with Wheeling Nailers
    August 27, 2018
    WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce four player signings for the upcoming season, bringing their total up to 16. Wheeling has signed forwards Tyler Bird, Yushiroh Hirano, Andrew Schmit, and Bryan Sienerth.
  • Alex Rauter Rookie Round-Up
    August 24, 2018
    The Rookie Round-Up gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a rookie who has signed with an ECHL team for the 2018-19 season. This week, the ECHL spoke with Alex Rauter of the Wheeling Nailers. Rauter appeared in three games for the Atlanta Gladiators at the end of the 2017-18 season after completing his college career with Cornell, but looks forward to getting his first full professional season underway in Wheeling.
  • Josh Jooris Looks to Make His Mark in Toronto
    August 24, 2018
    Josh Jooris identifies with that old Supertramp song, Take The Long Way Home.
  • Kyle Flanagan Aims to Grow Hockey in Canton
    August 24, 2018
    CANTON -- Hockey has taken Kyle Flanagan across the country and even overseas, but he always seems to end up back at home in Canton.
  • John Hayden Ranks No. 11 On Blackhawks Prospect List
    August 23, 2018
    John Hayden is coming off a season that saw him split time between the Chicago Blackhawks and their AHL affiliate in Rockford. He played more than half the season in Chicago before getting sent down to the IceHogs to assist in their stretch and Calder Cup playoff runs.
  • Sean Bonar Re-Signs with Atlanta Gladiators
    August 23, 2018
    The Atlanta Gladiators re-signed goaltender Sean Bonar, a favorite among fans and teammates last season, and announced the contract Tuesday.
  • Alexander Kerfoot Looks to Build on Strong Rookie Season
    August 22, 2018
    Colorado Avalanche forward Alexander Kerfoot had a much better rookie season than I anticipated. He was fifth on the entire team for scoring and led all the rookies.
  • Chris Wagner Brings Physicality to Boston Bruins
    August 20, 2018
    One of the offseason aims for the Boston Bruins was bringing a little more experience and a little more physical thump to their fourth line, and the Bruins did that by signing Chris Wagner to a two-year contract on the opening day of free agency.
  • Eric Neiley Joins Milton Keynes Lightning
    August 20, 2018
    Milton Keynes Lightning have snapped up forward Eric Neiley, after the American reversed his decision to retire this summer.
  • Riley Nash Looks To Make Impact With Blue Jackets
    August 20, 2018
    As the bulk of Columbus Blue Jackets fans were in panic mode this summer over the potential movement of Artemi Panarin, Jarmo Kekalainen worked some quiet magic by signing center Riley Nash. Without carrying the flash and fanfare of a Tavares-like free agency, Nash’s value at his price tag could turn out to be one of the best bang-for-buck deals in the NHL.
  • Sam Anas Making His Mark on Iowa Wild
    August 20, 2018
    The farm system for the Minnesota Wild is in good hands with the Iowa Wild, and young forwards Sam Anas and Justin Kloos should inspire confidence from fans and the Minnesota Wild brass.
  • Wayne Simpson Signs With Rochester Americans
    August 20, 2018
    Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced today that the team has signed forward Wayne Simpson to a one-year American Hockey League contract.
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