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North Dakota new No. 1; CC weekend foe now No. 9 in national college hockey polls

Postgame notebook: UMass 4, CC 3
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Oct 10, 2015

Pregame report

Not surprisingly, junior assistant captain Zach Aman is not playing after being helped off the ice with a likely concussion...

CC freshman forward Westin Michaud out for season
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Oct 10, 2015

CC freshman winger Michaud out for season

Colorado College freshman forward Westin Michaud confirmed he tore the ACL in his left knee and is...

Notebook: Michaud, Aman injury update
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Oct 9, 2015

CC freshman winger Westin Michaud is out with an unspecified lower body injury. He was seen walking to his seat near the press box with the aid of...

Six future CC opposing goalies named to top netminder watch list
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Oct 8, 2015

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...

About 900 tickets left for Tigers hockey season opening series
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Oct 8, 2015

About 900 seats remain available for both Friday’s season-opener and Saturday’s nonconference series finale against Hockey East’s Massachusetts...

Bachman called up for Canucks opener
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Oct 7, 2015

Vancouver backup goalie Jacob Markstrom sustained a lower-body injury late in practice Tuesday so former Colorado College netminder Richard...

Four former Tigers make NHL opening rosters
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

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...

First CC hockey radio show is tonight
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

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...

Pregame: Calgary at Air Force hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015

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...

Pregame: Calgary at CC hockey exhibition lines
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

Calgary Dinos







Former Tigers defenseman Jaccob Slavin sent down to AHL
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

Former Colorado College defenseman Jaccob Slavin was sent down to the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers by the Carolina Hurricanes on...

Air Force picked eighth by Atlantic Hockey Conference media
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

The Atlantic Hockey Media Association released its annual preseason media poll and the selection of a preseason all­-star team. Robert Morris is...

Rapuzzi doing well in Switzerland
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Former Colorado College captain William Rapuzzi, who was the ECHL's 2014 Rookie of the Year, is playing well in his second season in the Swiss B...

Two Colorado College commits make NHL draft watch list
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Colorado College hockey commits Zachary Berzolla and Chris Dodero made the Players to Watch list for the 2016 NHL Draft by NHL Central Scouting. The...

Colorado College hockey's season-opening opponent shorthanded after arrests
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Four UMass hockey players were arrested over the weekend for violating Amherst’s noise ordinance and disorderly conduct, according to...

Colorado College hockey schedule includes eight top-20 opponents
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 28, 2015

If the preseason poll is any indication, it promises to be a challenging schedule this season for Colorado College hockey.


Colorado College hockey announces dates, new location for radio show
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

The second season of the CC Tigers Coaches Show with Mike Haviland will debut at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at a new location, Old Chicago Pizza and...

Harstad, Stoykewych sent down to AHL Moose
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The Winnipeg Jets trimmed 11 players from their NHL training camp roster, reassigning eight to their American Hockey League affiliate, including...

National Collegiate Hockey Conference media picks CC hockey to place last
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

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

For the second year in a row, the National...

Air Force Falcons picked seventh in 11-team Atlantic Hockey Conference preseason poll
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

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

Freshmen perform well in CC hockey intrasquad scrimmage
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

With 14 freshmen joining the Colorado College hockey program, it was a good sign for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference program how well the...

No Tigers named to NCHC preseason team
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

With the early departure of Colorado College defenseman Jaccob Slavin, it should be no surprise that no current Tigers were named to the National...

Eight CC hockey games scheduled to be broadcast this season
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Eight Colorado College hockey games are scheduled to be televised on regional and national TV networks this coming season with four games on the...

Air Force hockey single-game tickets now on sale
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Air Force single-game ticket sales began at 10 am. Monday, including the Falcons’ home game against Colorado College Thanksgiving weekend. Go to the...

WCHA coaches, media polls pick Minnesota State; CC foe Alabama-Huntsville eighth
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 21, 2015

The media covering the Western Collegiate Hockey Association picked Minnesota State to edge Michigan Tech for the league regular-season title....

Weekend roundup: Walsky returns to ice Saturday; Olofsson garners praise; CC, outdoor game tickets
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 18, 2015

According to Cyrill Pasche of Le Matin, Lausanne, Switzerland's Eric Walsky, 30, has recovered from his preseason concussion and...

Few seats remain for college hockey face-off luncheon
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 18, 2015

Only a few tickets are available for the annual College Hockey Face-Off Luncheon on Sept. 30 at the Colorado Springs Marriott, 5280 Tech Center...

Tiger coaches laying defensive foundation now
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Colorado College coach Mike Haviland took advantage of his 30 minutes with the Tigers Thursday to introduce the 14 freshmen to the team’s defensive...

With home ice in place, Colorado College Tigers anxious for hockey season's start
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 16, 2015

The Colorado College hockey season is near with the team’s first official practice already complete, the home arena ice hardening and individual game...

Blogger Bio

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.

Paisley and his wife live in Old Colorado City with their cat, Dewey, and dog, Lucky.

Twitter: @Paisleyhockey