2009-10 Alumni News Archives

  • Danis Hopes to Re-Sign with Devils
    June 30, 2010
    Yann Danis did not play enough games in 2009-10 to get his name on the William Jennings Trophy, but still was able to be experience the NHL awards ceremony last week in Las Vegas thanks to his goaltending partner, Martin Brodeur.
  • Thrashers Re-Sign Welch
    June 30, 2010
    The Atlanta Thrashers have re-signed defenseman former Harvard standout Noah Welch, according to General Manager Rick Dudley. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • Oates Named to Devils' Staff
    June 29, 2010
    The New Jersey Devils today completed their coaching staff by naming former Rensselaer standout Adam Oates assistant coach. He joins a staff of Head Coach John MacLean, Assistant Coach Larry Robinson, and Goaltending Coach Chris Terreri. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/CEO/General Manager Lou Lamoriello.
  • Sharks' Mudd Promoted to President
    June 29, 2010
    Worcester Sharks CEO Michael T. Lehr today announced the promotion of Michael Mudd, a former St. Lawrence standout, to President of the Worcester Sharks.
  • Vesce Joins Torpedo of KHL
    June 28, 2010
    Ryan Vesce, a former Cornell standout, has signed a contract with the Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced.
  • Cancer Fight's Perfect Score
    June 26, 2010
    With more than 140 minutes in penalties last season with Elmira of the ECHL, Brennan Turner isn't afraid to fight.
  • Kekalainen Leaves Blues on High Note
    June 25, 2010
    LOS ANGELES -- In 2006, when the Blues staggered to the bottom of the NHL standings, Jarmo Kekalainen was starring at a massive challenge as the team's director of amateur scouting.
  • The Best Picks Ever
    June 25, 2010
    There's not a hockey fan alive who doesn't think he or she could do a better job at the draft than an NHL general manager. But drafting is an inexact science -- for every late-round gem (Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk), there's a high pick who didn't turn out to be the star the team that picked him thought he would be (think Patrik Stefan).
  • France Beckons Zbriger
    June 25, 2010
    The Montpellier Vipers (France) announced the signing of former St. Lawrence standout Mike Zbriger, who spent the 2009-10 season with the Quad City Mallards of the International Hockey League (IHL).
  • Watson Returns to Missouri
    June 24, 2010
    INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - Missouri Mavericks' Head Coach Scott Hillman announced Thursday the Central Hockey League (CHL) club has re-signed four players, including former St. Lawrence forward Simon Watson.
  • Clarkson Mourns Passing of Rowe
    June 23, 2010
    Ed Rowe '57, a former Clarkson University Hockey all-star and an inaugural member of Clarkson’s Athletic Hall of Fame, passed away at Peterborough, ONT Regional Health Centre on Monday after seven years with Alzheimer's disease.
  • Przepiorka Returns to Sweden
    June 23, 2010
    Eric Przepiorka, a former Dartmouth standout, will don the sweater of Asplöven HC, which competes in Sweden’s Division I, in 2010-11, the team announced. The signing marks Przepiorka's return to Sweden’s Division I League.
  • Hamilton to Play in KHL
    June 23, 2010
    Former Yale standout Jeff Hamilton has signed a contract with HK Atlant of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), the team announced.
  • Penguins Sign Lovejoy
    June 21, 2010
    The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed former Dartmouth defenseman Ben Lovejoy to a three-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero, a former St. Lawrence standout.
  • Macdonald Leaves Italy for Denmark
    June 21, 2010
    One year after joining HC Fassa (Italy), former St. Lawrence standout Matt Macdonald has decided to play professionally in Denmark, signing with SønderjyskE for the 2010-11 campaign, the team announced.
  • Fox Reunited with Schreiber in Germany
    June 21, 2010
    Former Union forward T.J. Fox has signed a contract with the Hannover Indians (Germany) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced. The signing with Hannover means Fox will be re-united with former Dutchmen defenseman Mike Schreiber, who signed with Hannover in May 2010. Fox and Schreiber were teammates in 2006-07.
  • Versatile Hurley Returns to Gladiators
    June 19, 2010
    DULUTH — Sean Hurley had to wait for his chance to play for the Gwinnett Gladiators last season. He didn’t have to wait for a new contract offer with the ECHL team.
  • Mitchell Determined to Return to Ice
    June 19, 2010
    Former Clarkson standout Willie Mitchell vowed Friday to play hockey next season. But he has no idea if it will be for the Vancouver Canucks.
  • THN.com Blog: Nieuwendyk a Worthy First Ballot Hall of Famer
    June 19, 2010
    I had a nice exchange with a reader a couple weeks ago after he called me out for writing that Joe Nieuwendyk was a “shoo-in” for first ballot Hall of Fame induction this year.
  • Hurley Re-Signs with Gwinnett
    June 18, 2010
    The Gwinnett Gladiators have agreed to terms with former Brown defenseman Sean Hurley for the 2010-11 season.
  • Goeckner-Zoeller Headed to France
    June 18, 2010
    Grant Goeckner-Zoeller, a former Princeton standout, has signed a contract for the 2010-11 season with Neuilly-sur-Marne (France), the team announced Friday.
  • McPherson Chooses Hannover
    June 17, 2010
    The Hannover Indians (Germany) announced Thursday that it has secured the services of former Rensselaer standout Andrew McPherson for the upcoming season.
  • Cashman Joins Black Wings
    June 16, 2010
    Red Wing, Minnesota, native Reid Cashman, a former Quinnipiac standout, has signed a contract with the Black Wings of EHC Linz (Austria) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced.
  • Former League Trio Crowned AHL Champions
    June 15, 2010
    HERSHEY, Pa. – A trio of former League standouts -- Colgate standout Kyle Wilson; St. Lawrence standout Zach Miskovic; and Dartmouth standout Grant Lewis -- were crowned champions Monday as the Hershey Bears claimed their second consecutive American Hockey League (AHL) Calder Cup, defeating the Texas Stars 4-0 to complete a six-game series victory.
  • Player Spotlight: Grant Clitsome
    June 15, 2010
    Grant Clitsome had to wait to make his NHL debut, but when he did, he did it in style, etching his name into the Blue Jackets record book.
  • Dallas Extends Qualifying Offer to Sawada
    June 15, 2010
    FRISCO, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has extended qualifying offers to the nine players, including former Cornell standout Raymond Sawada.
  • Cayer Returns to Strasbourg
    June 10, 2010
    Strasbourg of Ligue Magnus (France) announced Thursday that David Cayer, a former Clarkson standout, has signed a contract for the 2010-11 season. The signing marks a return to Strasbourg for Cayer, who spent the 2008-09 season with the team.
  • McFeeters Extends Time with Kaufbeuren
    June 10, 2010
    Former Clarkson standout Rob McFeeters, the 2000-01 ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year, has re-signed with ESV Kaufbeuren (Germany) for the 2010-11 season, the team announced Thursday. McFeeters has spent the past three seasons with Kaufbeuren.
  • Princeton in the Pros: 2009-10 Season Recap
    June 10, 2010
    PRINCETON -- With its win in the sixth game of the Stanley Cup Finals last night, the Chicago Blackhawks put an end to the 2009-10 professional hockey season. The season saw a total of 16 Princeton men's hockey alums play professionally.
  • Kevin Westgarth's Blog: Tough Finish to a Fun Season
    June 10, 2010
    Manchester Monarchs forward Kevin Westgarth, a former Princeton standout, writes about the end of his season and being excited to watch the conclusion of the Stanley Cup final.
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