Author:

Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

Joe Paisley rejoined The Gazette staff to cover college hockey in February 2013. He worked at The Gazette for 5.5 years, including 2.5 seasons as the college hockey beat writer until Dec. 2011. Paisley graduated from the University of Montana journalism school and began his career in Butte, Mont in 1994. He worked as an education reporter before becoming a sports writer. His first beat was covering the Junior A hockey franchise, the Butte Irish. After nearly eight years at the Montana Standard, he transferred to the Twin Falls (ID) Times-News where he was the sports editor and met his wife Tiffany. He moved on to the Gazette in March 2006 to become the high school sports editor; a position he held for three years.

Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore, left, and Colorado College hockey coach Mike Haviland
Colorado College players celebrate a goal in the first period during Saturday's game against St. Cloud State at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.
Colorado College players celebrate a goal in the first period during Saturday's game against St. Cloud State at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.
t020516 --- Clint Austin --- austinUMDPUX0206c5 --- Cole McCaskill (5) of Colorado College controls the puck against Minnesota Duluth during Friday's game at Amsoil Arena in Duluth, Minn. (Clint Austin /caustin@duluthnews.com)
t020516 --- Clint Austin --- austinUMDPUX0206c5 --- Cole McCaskill (5) of Colorado College controls the puck against Minnesota Duluth during Friday's game at Amsoil Arena in Duluth, Minn. (Clint Austin /caustin@duluthnews.com)
Switchbacks defender Josh Phillips kicks the ball down field against Arizona United SC during the first half Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Switchbacks Stadium in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)