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Joe Paisley

College Hockey Reporter

  • Tigers can't claw their way back

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Colorado College battled back, but No. 3 North Dakota would not wilt. The Tigers cashed in one of five power-play chances in the second period but was unable to mount a rally in a 3-1 loss before 6,643 fans, some clad in green and white, at The Broadmoor World Arena. "I liked our...

  • Tigers anxious to show their mettle against favored North Dakota

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Colorado College hockey players are feeling good about themselves after a home sweep of Alabama-Huntsville. But the Tigers know they must raise their intensity and sustain it for 60 minutes if they expect to knock off visiting No. 3 North Dakota this Friday and Saturday. "We...

  • How will rookie-laden Air Force handle Alaska road test?

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Air Force's freshmen passed their first test last weekend. Now, they face a tougher one when the Falcons travel north to the Brice Alaska Goal Rush tournament in Fairbanks. "Absolutely," AFA coach Frank Serratore said. "It's another test and it will be a tough test. Playing the...

  • Five questions for Front Range college hockey this weekend

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Here are five questions Front Range college hockey fans should consider heading into this weekend's games: Will Colorado College's power play be effective against No. 3 North Dakota? 1 With only a few practices before the home-opening series against Alabama-Huntsville, it was easy...

  • Tigers regroup in time to prevail

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Colorado College overcame its second-period stumbles to scratch out a victory for the second game in a row. Senior defenseman and captain Peter Stoykewych scored on a shot a few feet inside the Alabama-Huntsville blue line to record the game-winner with 5:26 left in a 4-3 victory....

  • Colorado College opens new era with feisty win

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Colorado College coach Mike Haviland liked how his players battled back for their season-opening 3-2 win over Alabama-Huntsville. "This is a big confidence win for this team," he said. "Coming back in the third period showed this team's character." The game-winner came in the...

  • Tigers hope good hockey habits lead to winning culture

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    New Colorado College hockey coach Mike Haviland promises to change the culture of the program by breaking players' bad habits in practice. "Winning is a habit," Haviland said, adding that creating good habits through repetition with the entire coaching staff will eventually pay off...

  • Five questions to consider this season in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Which team(s) will emerge as a national title contender? 1 OK, picking No. 2-ranked and league preseason favorite North Dakota is hardly a stretch. But one of the reasons why UND is so well regarded a is the return of goalie Zane McIntyre (formerly Gothberg). McIntyre, along with...

  • NCHC season preview capsules

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Listed in order of preseason media poll North Dakota Video: Senior Stephane Pattyn talks about how UND needs a faster start this season. Coach, record: Dave Hakstol, 260-133-40, 10 years 2013-14 record, finish: 25-14-3, second regular season; NCAA national semifinalist...

  • Alabama-Huntsville in full rebuild mode under former Air Force coach

    Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Like Colorado College, Alabama-Huntsville hopes to prove preseason prognosticators wrong. The Chargers, 2-35-1 last season, were picked to finish a distant last in the 12-team Western Collegiate Hockey Association preseason coaches and media polls. That is not so bad considering the...