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.

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National Collegiate Hockey Conference media picks CC hockey to place last

By: Joe Paisley

Colorado College will go into this season hoping to prove the media prognosticators wrong.

For the second year in a row, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference program was picked to finish last in the...

Air Force Falcons picked seventh in 11-team Atlantic Hockey Conference preseason poll

By: Joe Paisley

With its youngest team in years, Air Force hockey was picked to place seventh in the 11-team Atlantic Hockey Conference preseason coaches poll announced on Wednesday.

“We have a lot of work to do,” said...

Campus fans come out for Colorado College hockey intrasquad scrimmage


The Tigers have spent a lot of time playing against each other in hockey practice. They liked having an audience this time.

The 150 on hand at Honnen Ice Arena on Tuesday afternoon enjoyed it too, judging...

Freshmen perform well in CC hockey intrasquad scrimmage

By: Joe Paisley

With 14 freshmen joining the Colorado College hockey program, it was a good sign for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference program how well the rookies performed during Tuesday’s intrasquad scrimmage.


No Tigers named to NCHC preseason team

By: Joe Paisley

With the early departure of Colorado College defenseman Jaccob Slavin, it should be no surprise that no current Tigers were named to the National Coillegiate Hockey Conference preseason all-star team as voted by...

Colorado Springs Switchbacks will host Seattle Sounders 2 in USL playoffs opener

By: Joe Paisley

The Colorado Springs Switchbacks will open the playoffs at home against the Seattle Sounders 2 this Friday at Sand Creek Stadium.

The third-seeded Switchbacks (14-10-4) will take on Seattle (13-12-3) at 7...

Eight CC hockey games scheduled to be broadcast this season

By: Joe Paisley

Eight Colorado College hockey games are scheduled to be televised on regional and national TV networks this coming season with four games on the American Sports Network, which is available on Altitude and ALT2; two...

Air Force hockey single-game tickets now on sale

By: Joe Paisley

Air Force single-game ticket sales began at 10 am. Monday, including the Falcons’ home game against Colorado College Thanksgiving weekend. Go to the team web site or call 719-472-1895.

Season tickets are...