2006-07 Alumni News Archives

  • League Alums Hoist Stanley Cup
    June 07, 2007
    ECAC Hockey alums Kent Huskins (Clarkson), Todd Marchant (Clarkson), Andy McDonald (Colgate) and George Parros (Princeton) will have their names engraved on the Stanley Cup, as the standouts helped the Anaheim Ducks win the National Hockey league's coveted championship trophy.
  • Four ECAC Hockey Alums Named to U.S. Men's National Team
    April 16, 2007
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Four ECAC Hockey alumni were named to the 2007 U.S. Men's National Team, it was announced today by Jim Johannson, senior director of hockey operations for USA Hockey. National Team veterans Chris Clark and Eric Cole from Clarkson will be joined on this year's squad by newcomers Lee Stempniak of Dartmouth and Brian Pothier of Rensselaer. The U.S. team will compete at the 2007 international Ice hockey Federation World Championship in Moscow, Russia, April 27-May 13.
  • Colgate Grad Kyle Wilson Named Hershey Bears' Rookie of the Year
    April 10, 2007
    HERSHEY, Pa. - Former Raider Kyle Wilson '06 was named the AHL's Hershey Bears' Rookie of the Year at the team's final home game on Sunday, April 8, at the GIANT Center.
  • Colgate Alum Cory Murphy Signs Two-Year Deal with NHL's Florida Panthers
    March 27, 2007
    SUNRISE, Fla. (3/27/07) - Former Colgate University defenseman Cory Murphy '01 has signed a two-year contract with the NHL's Florida Panthers, the club announced on Tuesday, Mar. 27.
  • New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Announce 2007 Inductees
    February 08, 2007
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey is proud to announce the 2007 inductees to its Hockey Hall of Fame. The history of ice hockey at Dartmouth College will also be honored. On April 1, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., they will honor nine individuals at the Event Center at C.R. Sparks in Bedford, New Hampshire.
  • McDonald Shines in NHL All-Star Superskills Challenge
    January 25, 2007
    DALLAS - Former Colgate hockey player Andy McDonald '00 was among the NHL's brightest stars at the league's SuperSkills challenge on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The event was part of the NHL's All-Star Game celebration in Dallas.
  • Cornell's Nieuwendyk Retires from NHL
    December 07, 2006
    SUNRISE, FL - Florida Panthers center Joe Nieuwendyk today announced his intentions to retire from the National Hockey League. Nieuwendyk, the likely Hall-of-Famer, retires earning three Stanley Cup championships (Calgary in 1989, Dallas in 1999, New Jersey in 2003) throughout his 20-year NHL playing career.
  • Ned Harkness to be Added to Rensselaer's Hockey Ring of Honor
    November 20, 2006
    TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Director of Athletics Ken Ralph has announced the addition of Ned Harkness to the Hockey Ring of Honor at the Houston Field House. A former coach who led the Engineers to the 1954 National Championship, Harkness will be honored on February 9 when Rensselaer hosts Colgate University.
  • Bill Johnston '73 Receives 2006 Colgate Silver Puck Award
    November 11, 2006
    HAMILTON, N.Y. - Bill Johnston '73, a former Colgate hockey player and a member of the Silver Puck Club's Board of Directors, received the Silver Puck Award at the organization's annual banquet on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the White Eagle Conference Center.
  • Feature: Princeton Alum, Michael Spence
    October 10, 2006
    Former Princeton hockey player Michael Spence once took shots at a future Canadian Member of Parliament and provided instruction to the richest man in America. The Nobel Prize winner has had an interesting life.
  • A Story Worth Telling: Rensselaer Alum Brad Tapper
    September 24, 2006
    Brad Tapper's chances of making the Flyers roster out of training camp are slim at best. But then again, he's faced impossible odds before. Tapper's hope of standing out in a crowd of forwards battling for a precious spot or two is dim, but then again, he's had to fight to stand out all his life. The Trentonian in New Jersey recently told his story.
  • Colgate's Mike Milbury '74 to be Inducted into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
    September 14, 2006
    EVELETH, Minn. (9/14/06) - Former Colgate University hockey player Mike Milbury '74 will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 7, in St. Paul, Minn.
  • Clarkson Alum Chris Clark Named Captain of Capitals
    September 13, 2006
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Right wing Chris Clark will serve as the Washington Capitals' new team captain, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today at Ashburn Ice House in Ashburn, Va. Clark, 30, becomes the 13th captain in franchise history.
  • St. Lawrence's Madill and Trevelyan Ink NHL Deals
    August 28, 2006
    Recent St. Lawrence grads T.J. Trevelyan and Mike Madill have both signed National Hockey League contracts and will report to their respective camps shortly. Trevelyan, the ECAC Hockey League Player of the Year for the 2005-06 season inked a multi-year deal with the Boston Bruins, while Madill, the ECACHL's Best Defensive Defenseman this past season, is now under contract with the Minnesota Wild.
  • Harvard Alum Packard Signs With Boston
    July 20, 2006
    BOSTON - Former Harvard forward Dennis Packard '04 has agreed to terms on a contract with the Boston Bruins, general manager Peter Chiarelli '87 announced Monday.
  • RPI's Healey, Murley and Pothier Sign NHL Contracts
    July 20, 2006
    TROY, N.Y. - Three former members of the Rensselaer men's hockey team recently signed free agent contracts with National Hockey League squads. Eric Healey is now with Tampa Bay, Matt Murley has a one-year deal with Colorado and Brian Pothier has a four-year contract with Washington.