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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.