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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Who are these guys? A look at Colorado College hockey's 14 freshmen


The 14 Colorado College freshmen have a chance to make an immediate impact on the National Collegiate Hockey Conference program.

They feel they are ready. Fans will find out when the Tigers open play against...

Six future CC opposing goalies named to top netminder watch list

By: Joe Paisley

Six of the 20 goalies named to the 2015-16 Mike Richter Award watch list for top college netminder are scheduled to play against Colorado College this season with three expected to compete against Air...

About 900 tickets left for Tigers hockey season opening series

By: Joe Paisley

About 900 seats remain available for both Friday’s season-opener and Saturday’s nonconference series finale against Hockey East’s Massachusetts Minutemen at 7:37 and 7:07 p.m., respectively.

There is a...

Bachman called up for Canucks opener

By: Joe Paisley

Vancouver backup goalie Jacob Markstrom sustained a lower-body injury late in practice Tuesday so former Colorado College netminder Richard Bachman was recalled Tuesday evening and joined the team at 1 a.m....

Four former Tigers make NHL opening rosters

By: Joe Paisley

Four former Colorado College hockey players made it through the recent NHL training camps and are on the big club’s roster headed into this season.

Two – goalie Richard Bachman and defenseman Jaccob Slavin –...

First CC hockey radio show is tonight

By: Joe Paisley

The first CC coaches show will be broadcast from Old Chicago in downtown Colorado Springs from 6-7 p.m. featuring host Ken Landau, coahc Mike Haviland and players Sam Rothstein and Christian Heil.

Air Force establishes net presence with forwards in hockey win over University of Calgary


Some seeds for the Air Force's hoped-for success this season were sown Monday night during a 5-0 exhibition victory over Calgary.

The Falcons established a strong net presence by their forwards, resulting in...

Pregame: Calgary at Air Force hockey

By: Joe Paisley

All 12 Falcons freshmen will get a chance to show they belong in Friday's season opener against No. 5 Denver during tonight's 6:05 p.m. exhibition against the University of Calgary Dinos.