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.

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Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd (16) goes over the back of Minnesota Wild's Gustav Olofsson (23) during first period pre-season NHL hockey action at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan)
Switchbacks defender Josh Suggs receives a pass during the Colorado Springs Switchbacks and Orange County Blues soccer game at Switchbacks Stadium on Friday, May 27, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
The Sky Sox home opener against the Memphis Redbirds at Security Service Field on Friday, April 15, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
Max Aaron, of the United States, skates during the exhibition program at the World Figure Skating Championships, Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)