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.
Reading, PA – The Reading Royals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced Friday forward Frank DiChiara (pronounced: dih-CHAIR-ah) has agreed to sign with the Royals on an ECHL contract.
ALLENTOWN — Alex Lyon, the chatty goalie who is coming off a 49-save performance that carried the Phantoms to a series-clinching 4-3 overtime win over Providence, showed Friday that he is ready for the next challenge in the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs: high-scoring Charlotte in the second round.
College reunions are usually reserved for special occasions, like a graduation anniversary, and are typically held close to campus. Three members of the U.S. Men’s Team are enjoying their own reunion of sorts, but it’s not taking place near the New Haven, Conn., campus where they first met.
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Rob O'Gara and a third round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft from the Boston Bruins in exchange for Nick Holden.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Inside ECAC Hockey Weekly Radio Show is a program highlighting action from the previous weekend's games and upcoming games. The program also includes interviews with coaches and student-athletes and showcases stories from around the league.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Brian O'Neill '12 had 163 points, including 69 goals, in his four-year hockey career at Yale, so fans in New Haven were not surprised to see the Team USA forward score a goal and hand out an assist in the men's opener of the Winter Olympic Hockey Tournament at Kwandong Hockey Center.
Before he blossomed into an All-American at Yale, before he shared the ice with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh, before he was chosen to represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Mark Arcobello worked as a busboy for an Italian restaurant in Bridgeport.
Mark Arcobello got his start in hockey in Milford, Connecticut playing for his hockey-coaching father, along with his brother. After high school, he attended nearby Yale University and played for head coach Keith Allain. Allain will be with Arcobello and the rest of Team USA as an assistant coach in PyeongChang.
USA Hockey announced the first 23 players to its 2018 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team today, including former Yale All-American forwards Mark Arcobello, Broc Little and Brian O'Neill, all of whom play professionally in Europe.
USA Hockey announced the first 23 players to its 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team today, including 15 who currently play professionally in Europe, three that compete in the AHL and four that play collegiately. The squad will represent the United States at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Feb. 9-25 in PyeongChang, South Korea.
SAN JOSE - The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), and General Manager Joe Will announced today that the club has signed Defenseman Gus Young (@GusYoung70) to a professional tryout agreement (PTO) from the Florida Everblades of the ECHL (@ECHL). In addition, the team has released Forward Justin Parizek (@Parizek07) from his PTO.
AUGSBURG, Germany — The last time Mark Arcobello, Sean Backman, Broc Little and Brian O’Neill were teammates on the ice, they were bright-eyed students at Yale. College life was fun. The hockey team was good. Their metabolisms were fast.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — John Hayden left college last spring and promptly landed on a line with Jonathan Toews, so his head isn’t exactly spinning now that he’s playing with established veterans Patrick Sharp and Artem Anisimov.
BRIGHTON, Mass – It's been a few different stints with a few different NHL teams for 25-year-old Kenny Agostino, so he knows the drill at this point in his pro hockey career. The Bruins signed Agostino as a free agent on July 1 after he led the AHL in scoring last season, and they gave him a one-way contract as a show of proof that he'd get his chances at the NHL level.
Making the roster after training camp was the first step to John Hayden’s journey of the 2017-18 season as a Blackhawk. He proved himself worthy in training camp and during the preseason through his speed and the physicality that he brings to the ice. He is the first strong enforcer the Hawks have seen in a while, but is that what they need right now?