• RPI adds Mathias Lange '09 to Staff
    October 02, 2019
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President & Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Mathias Lange '09 as the Operations Coordinator. A native of Klagenfurt, Austria, he will work with the men's hockey program.
  • Adam Oates Joins LA Kings as Consultant
    November 07, 2018
    The LA Kings have reached a consulting agreement with Adam Oates, CEO of the Oates Sports Group.
  • Allen York Named To Camrose Kodiaks Coaching Staff
    August 06, 2018
    The Camrose Kodiaks' newest member of their coaching staff is a very familiar face. Allen York was their rock in net for the last two Alberta Junior Hockey League championships and went on to play college then pro hockey that included an 11-game stretch with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 season. With his playing career now over due to concussions, he has returned to the Kodiaks with the hopes of sparking another championship run.
  • Jake Wood Agrees To Terms With Brampton Beast
    July 30, 2018
    BRAMPTON, ONTARIO - The Brampton Beast of the ECHL announce today that forward Jake Wood has agreed to terms on a contract for the 2018-19 season. Wood is coming off of his rookie season in the SPHL and the ECHL.
  • From RPI to Adirondack Thunder to ECHL playoffs for Brad Tapper
    April 27, 2018
    GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> Brad Tapper’s Capital District hockey career came full circle this year.
  • Cardiff Devils boss Andrew Lord delighted to break their 19-year playoff final curse
    April 10, 2018
    Head coach Andrew Lord insisted his Cardiff Devils had ‘broken the last curse’ as they made up for disappointment last season by beating Sheffield Steelers to win the play-off final for the first time since 1999, their maiden win in the Elite League era.
  • Golden Knights Recall Forward Brandon Pirri From Chicago Wolves
    April 03, 2018
    VEGAS - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, April 2, the following roster transaction: the team has recalled forward Brandon Pirri from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves. Pirri will join the team for the upcoming road trip and is expected to be available for Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.
  • Bubela To Play for Slovakia in 2018 Olympic Games
    January 23, 2018
    TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men's hockey graduate Milos Bubela '16 has been named to the Slovakian national team for the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He is the fifth former Engineers player to compete in the Olympics, joining Joe Juneau (Canada), Marty Dallman (Austria), Mo Mosco (Italy) and Mathias Lange (Austria).
  • Jimmy Devito Dealt to Reading Royals
    December 19, 2017
    The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, announced Monday they acquired forward Jimmy DeVito from the Rapid City Rush for future considerations. The 23-year-old and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate will wear #23 with the Royals.
  • Stamford’s Haggerty strives for consistency in fourth AHL season
    December 18, 2017
    BRIDGEPORT — The last time Stamford’s Ryan Haggerty played here, he had a night that looked as if it might spark an outstanding fourth pro season.
  • Hockey Roots: A look into Ryan Haggerty’s path to the WBS Penguins
    December 03, 2017
    They may all be teammates right now, but every Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin player followed a different path to becoming a professional hockey player. From the time they first stood on skates, there have been influential coaches, lessons learned and players they wanted to emulate.
  • Penguins’ Haggerty rises to challenge
    October 31, 2017
    WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward Ryan Haggerty admits he hasn’t had the start to the season that he wanted.
  • Tapper tapping into his history
    October 30, 2017
    A hockey team, players and coaches will tell you, is like a big family, and a family environment is what Brad Tapper is trying to create in his first season as a head coach in professional hockey with the Adirondack Thunder.
  • Nick Bailen from NCAA to European Stardom
    September 27, 2017
    RPI alumnus Nick Bailen didn’t have an impact in North America but is having a very good career in Europe instead. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website Sport-Express, American defenseman Nick Bailen discussed his move to Traktor Chelyabinsk, his career and his time in the NCAA, and sheds some light on his private life.
  • Thunder Re-Sign Defenseman Mike Bergin
    August 31, 2017
    Glens Falls, N.Y. – The Adirondack Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that they have re-signed defenseman Mike Bergin to a contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Panthers Give Brandon Pirri Chance to Earn Return on Professional Tryout
    August 30, 2017
    In a quest to fill their most glaring need for scorers, the Florida Panthers have signed Brandon Pirri to a professional tryout.
  • Brad Tapper named Adirondack Head Coach & Dir. of Hockey Operations
    August 09, 2017
    Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Thunder, proudly locally owned and operated, announced today that Brad Tapper has been named the team's Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations. Tapper becomes the second Head Coach in franchise history following Cail MacLean, who accepted a position at a higher level last week.
    August 05, 2017
    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Ryan Haggerty to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
    July 25, 2017
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Riley Bourbonnais to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
  • Forward Matt Murley signs with South Korean Club
    July 19, 2017
    SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) -- Former National Hockey League (NHL) forward Matt Murley has signed with a South Korean club, his new team announced Wednesday.
  • Mike Zalewski signs in German League
    July 18, 2017
    Mike Zalewski, the undrafted R.P.I product that caught on with Vancouver four years ago, has signed with Straubing of Germany’s Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the club announced on Monday.
  • Brandon Pirri Signs With Swiss Team ZSC Lions
    July 18, 2017
    Per a report from an Italian newspaper (La Regione), Brandon Pirri has elected to join Kevin Klein overseas in Switzerland.
  • Captain Jake Morissette Returning to Cardiff Devils
    July 10, 2017
    Cardiff Devils have confirmed the return of captain Jake Morissette, defenceman Josh Batch and goaltender Thomas Murdy for 2017/18.
  • Walleye bring back Reno for 2017-18 season
    July 07, 2017
    The Toledo Walleye announced today that defenseman Parker Reno has agreed to terms for the 2017-18 season.
    July 06, 2017
    Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Komets announced that Jamie Schaafsma, Curtis Leonard and Taylor Crunk have each re-signed for the 2017-18 season.
  • Ottawa Senators Sign Defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer to Two-Way Deal
    July 02, 2017
    The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Erik Burgdoerfer to a two-year, two-way contract. The deal with worth $650,000 in the NHL and $125,000 in the AHL in year one, and $650,000 in the NHL and $150,000 in the AHL in year two.
  • Adam Oates: 100 Greatest NHL Players
    June 12, 2017
    Nearly two decades later, Jim Devellano is frank in his assessment of the most foolish move he ever made as an NHL general manager.
  • Kirk MacDonald Named Royals Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations
    May 24, 2017
    Reading, PA – The Reading Royals of the ECHL, affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, today announced that Kirk MacDonald has been hired as the team’s head coach and director of hockey operations. Consistent with team policy, terms of MacDonald’s three-year contract were not released.
  • Andrew Lord Wins EIHL Coach of the Year
    April 11, 2017
    The Elite League was handing out awards on Saturday, and the Devils Nearly had a clean sweep of all the top honours after their league winning season.
  • Richardson to be Added to RPI Hall of Fame
    February 23, 2017
    TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee has chosen five individuals for induction into Rensselaer's Athletics Hall of Fame.
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