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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No. 4 Boston College 3, CC 0; article, stats, notes

By: Joe Paisley

Tigers freshman goalie Jacob Nehama gets his third start of the season while CC shuffles its defensive pairings to fill the Garrett Cecere vacancy.


Boston College



Former Falcon, Tiger will play for Team USA in Deutschland Cup

By: Joe Paisley

Former Air Force forward Cole Gunner and past Colorado College defenseman Brian Connelly will play for Team USA in the Deutschland Cup Nov. 6-8 in Augsburg, Germany.

Connelly skates for Red Bull Salzburg...

Tigers hockey hopes to sustain performance against No. 4 Boston College


Coach Mike Haviland believes his Tigers made a bit of a breakthrough Saturday.

And while Colorado College hockey did not win at No. 7 UMass-Lowell, the effort displayed throughout the lineup showed how his...

Air Force hockey hoping to spoil top-ranked Nebraska-Omaha's arena-opening party


Air Force will get a taste of the playoffs and it is only October.

The Falcons are the first home opponent for No. 2 Nebraska-Omaha this weekend for the new $81.6 million Baxter Arena in suburban Omaha. The...

CC hockey announces more TV game broadcasts

By: Joe Paisley

Colorado College announced additional TV game broadcasts for this season, raising the total to 13 contests.

Four CC games will appear on Altitude: home dates against Miami (Dec. 4), Denver (Feb. 18) and St....

Lots of seats available for CC hockey home series versus No. 4 Boston College

By: Joe Paisley

Plenty of seats remain for the Colorado College hockey home series against No. 4 Boston College judging from ticket sales as of Wednesday morning.

About 1,600 remain open for Friday’s 7:37 p.m. series opener...

Monument-based figure skater Jason Brown using this season to get ready for 2018 Winter Olympics


The Olympics may be three winters away, but Pyeongchang is on the mind of Jason Brown, the Monument-based figure skater and defending U.S. national champion.

Although this is a non-Olympic year, Brown...

Second Colorado College hockey player retires due to health concerns


A second Colorado College hockey player has retired after sophomore forward Jordan Berger announced his decision to stop playing competitive hockey.

"It is tough saying goodbye to something you love so much,...