Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Falcons show resiliency in late win over Niagara

    Updated: Sat, Jan 10, 2015

    The final six minutes of the third period reminded Air Force coach Frank Serratore and the 1,402 fans at Cadet Ice Arena what they knew already. The Falcons will not let adversity, even of their own making, keep them from mounting a comeback. The power play finished strong, sophomore...

  • 5 questions for state college hockey fans this week

    Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

    Here are five questions for state college hockey fans headed into this weekend with answers provided, in part, using my favorite childhood stocking stuffer; the Magic 8 Ball:
 Is Tuesday's road win the start of a 
second-half run for Colorado College? 1 The Magic 8 Ball says:...

  • Air Force's Cole Gunner continues to try to contribute points through system

    Updated: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

    It would be easy for Air Force forward Cole Gunner to try to do too much and will the Falcons to victory. He has the physical gifts to attempt that, but he knows it won't work even if it is tempting to overreach for an AFA squad struggling to score. "But that isn't winning hockey,"...

  • New Air Force AD Jim Knowlton has strong hockey background

    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Air Force added a strong college hockey advocate when it announced Jim Knowlton as its new athletic director. The former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute athletic director and West Point graduate assumes the job March 1. The retired Army colonel with 26 years' service replaces Hans...

  • Struggling hockey teams CC, UConn playing better lately

    Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    Two teams with less-than-impressive records come into Tuesday's game playing solid college hockey of late. Colorado College (3-13-1) takes on new Hockey East member Connecticut (5-9-4) to conclude its final nonconference road trip. Both squads have struggled with consistency but...

  • Marble can't rescue Tigers

    Updated: Sun, Jan 4, 2015

    A superb performance by sophomore goalie Tyler Marble ended with another tough overtime road loss for Colorado College. Friars forward Mark Jankowski lifted in a rebound with only 31.1 seconds left in extra time for a 5-4 victory over the visiting Tigers in Providence, R.I. on...

  • Cody Bradley's emergence has helped the Colorado College hockey team

    Updated: Sat, Jan 3, 2015

    Junior forward Cody Bradley has emerged as the go-to scorer for a Colorado College hockey team working to develop more offensive consistency. The Tigers enter 2015 on a bit of a roll thanks in part to Bradley, who already tallied a career-high seven goals, one more than he generated...

  • Offensive woes a concern for Air Force hockey

    Updated: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    An offensive downturn and the prospect of taking on Atlantic Hockey Association opponents known for their defense has Falcons coach Frank Serratore looking for his younger players to step up their attack. Serratore is concerned about a suddenly quiet offense. In the past eight games,...

  • Here are five questions for the area's college hockey fans to consider as 2015 begins

    Updated: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    Can Colorado College build off its growing confidence? 1 Two strong weekends in a row bookending the holiday break have the Tigers confident about the direction the team is headed after being rewarded with a 1-1-2 mark over that span, including two exhibitions. "We definitely feel...

  • Area peewee hockey players honored to play outdoor Colorado Cup tournament opener

    Updated: Thu, Jan 1, 2015

    Even 11-year-olds know they are in for something special Thursday night. That is when the Colorado Cup youth hockey tournament's annual Winter Classic outdoor game will be held at 7 p.m. in Woodland Park's MeadowWood Sports Complex between the host Jr. Tigers Peewee A team and the...