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Blog: CC hockey season ticket sales up

Aug 26, 2014

As or early this week, Colorado College hockey has sold 227 new season...

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Blog: Tigers meet fans at Sky Sox game

Aug 24, 2014

Four Colorado College hockey players – Aaron Harstad, Peter Stoykewych,...

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Blog: Tiger fans can ask questions of new coach

Aug 22, 2014

All Colorado College hockey fans are invited to take part in a town...

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Blog: Three former Tigers sign pro contracts

Aug 21, 2014

Three more former Tigers signed pro contracts for the 2014-15 season...

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Blog: Offseason AFA, CC hockey update

Aug 21, 2014

Incoming Air Force senior forward Cole Gunner participated in the...

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Midweek roundup: AFA, CC commits; World Arena, NCHC news

Aug 19, 2014

Playing catch-up on first day back from vacation … Robbie Johnson...

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Blog: CC coaches biding their time before naming captains

Aug 9, 2014

The Colorado College coaching staff is taking its time before it...

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Blog: Fredheim back for another year with AHL St. John's

Aug 8, 2014

Former Tigers defenseman Kris Fredheim re-signed for another season...

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Blog: Schultz signs with ECHL Orlando

Aug 7, 2014

Former Colorado College right wing Stephen Schultz is back in North...

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Blog: Former Colorado College hockey players in the pros

Aug 4, 2014

The North Dakota beat writer put out a list of UND players in the pros...

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Blog: Two 2014 graduates start career overseas

Aug 6, 2014

Two 2014 Colorado College graduates are starting their professional...

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Blog: CC alumnus Sauer named to 2014 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class

Aug 6, 2014

Colorado College alumnus Jeff Sauer is one of four members of the...

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Blog: Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo survives Team USA cuts

Aug 5, 2014

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo survived the initial cuts for the...

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Blog: Colorado College hires alumnus away from Air Force Academy as new SID

Aug 4, 2014

Colorado College hired an alumnus and a fixture on the area college...

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Area native heads to Lake Placid for U.S. world juniors evaluation camp

Aug 1, 2014

The Team USA evaluation camp in Lake Placid, N.Y begins Saturday and...

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Former Tiger takes over LMU club program

Aug 1, 2014

Former Tiger Berk Nelson is the new head coach for the Loyola Marymount...

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Tickets on sale for hockey luncheon

Aug 1, 2014

The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. will hold its annual College Ice...

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In the pros: McDermott re-signs with Steelheads

Jul 31, 2014

The ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads announced that they have agreed to terms...

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Johnson enters NAHL coaching ranks

Jul 30, 2014

Former Colorado College wing Tyler Johnson has retired after three...

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Air Force announces hockey schedule

Jul 29, 2014

The Air Force Falcons have won 20 or more games in five of the last...

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Midweek reading: Holka leaves, Rud feature, WCHA commissioner

Jul 29, 2014

St. Cloud State’s Joey Holka has left the school for the...

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Bidwill signs with ECHL Colorado

Jul 28, 2014

The Colorado Eagles announced Monday that they have re-signed Arthur...

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Tigers in Europe: Guentzel, Rau, Salcido

Jul 26, 2014

After playing last season with Amur Khabarovsk of the KHL and JYP in...

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AFA opens season against Mercyhurst

Jul 23, 2014

Mercyhurst announced its 2014-15 schedule recently, and the Lakers...

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Midweek reading: North Dakota coach; Miami’s hopes; Omaha-Pens pipeline; Robert Morris contract

Jul 22, 2014

The first North Dakota coach to win a national championship...

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Prosser signs with St. Louis Blues

Jul 29, 2014

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that former Colorado College...

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Brian Connelly signs with Swedish team

Jul 20, 2014

Former Tigers defenseman Brian Connelly signed a one-year contract with...

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Dineen heads to Denmark league

Jul 18, 2014

Former Tigers captain Nick Dineen recently signed a one-year contract...

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Wild, former Tiger Prosser parting ways

Jul 17, 2014

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is reporting that former...

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Former captain Rapuzzi signs with Swiss team

Jul 29, 2014

Swiss B League member EHC Visp announced it signed former Tigers...

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Toby Petersen named as new AHL Springfield Falcons assistant coach

Jul 14, 2014

Former Colorado College hockey player Toby Petersen was hired as an...

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Marciano in Australia; Jaden Schwartz changes jersey number

Jul 14, 2014

Two teams of Americans and Canadians – including former Tigers...

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Colorado College alum Kawano is program’s first director of hockey operations

Jul 11, 2014

It is another homecoming for the Colorado College staff with former...

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Weekend reading: Miami rink, UNO exhibition, Chase Perry

Jul 11, 2014

Miami completed $2 million in renovations to its ice hockey...

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Oilers sign Bachman to 1-year deal

Jul 9, 2014

The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Richard Bachman on a...

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Local defenseman on 2015 NHL Draft watch list

Jul 9, 2014

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo is listed as one of the North...

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Air Force schedule continues to trickle in

Jul 9, 2014

Canisius and Niagara announced their 2014-15  schedules recently,...

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Former Tiger is new Canucks assistant

Jul 8, 2014

Former Colorado College standout Doug Lidster was hired by the...

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Seven Tigers competing at NHL development camps

Jul 7, 2014

Seven current and former Tigers are taking part in NHL developmental...

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13 Falcons make AHA all-academic team

Jul 7, 2014

The Atlantic Hockey Association announced its 2013-14 all-academic team...

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Colorado Springs native Ben Holmstrom signs 1-year deal with Carolina

Jul 7, 2014

Colorado Springs native Ben Holmstrom signed a one-year, two-way...

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Weekend reading: AFA schedule, Hlinka commits, WMU hire, NHL draft picks

Jul 3, 2014

Holy Cross and RIT announced its schedule as did exhibition foe McGill...

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Former Tiger selected for hockey ops director

Jul 2, 2014

The new director of hockey operations position is filled with a July 15...

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At last, the league playoffs are here

Mar 14, 2014

This is a great time of year for college hockey fans. Here are various...

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Thursday reading: CC travel; DU's NCAA hopes

Mar 13, 2014

With the prospect of a three-game playoff series this weekend, Colorado...

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Omaha downs Denver in NCHC opener

Mar 13, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. — Senior forward Brock Montpetit scored twice,...

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Air Force honorees; NCHC award finalists

Mar 13, 2014

Air Force senior defenseman Adam McKenzie and junior forward Cole Gunner...

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Slavin reaps double honors from NCHC

Mar 12, 2014

Colorado College freshman defenseman Jaccob Slavin, who heads into this...

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Midweek reading: NCHC travel; LSSU early departure and coach firing

Mar 12, 2014

The Tigers are flying out to Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon and have a...

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Tuesday reading: NCHC review, polls, contest

Mar 11, 2014

The poor nonconference record is the main disappointment so far out of...

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17 Tigers garner NCHC all-academic honors

Mar 11, 2014

The NCHC announced its academic award winners with eight...

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Falcons defensemen on the mend

Mar 10, 2014

Air Force hockey’s injury situation is better after a bye week but...

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Brunch with a heapin' helping of crow

Mar 9, 2014

I am posting my NCHC preseason media poll ballot to own up to what I...

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Air Force draws Niagara for AHA quarterfinals

Mar 9, 2014

The top seeds all prevailed in the first round with No. 5 Robert Morris...

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SCSU win sends Tigers on to North Dakota; notes and stats

Mar 8, 2014

By the third period, the only question was which team Colorado College...

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Saturday's lines: No. 4 SCSU at Colorado College

Mar 8, 2014

No. 4 St. Cloud State LW-C-RW Benik-Dowd-Murray Papa-Kossila-Brodzinski...

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Women's hockey: Gross earns league award

Mar 7, 2014

Penn State women’s hockey senior captain Taylor Gross of Colorado...

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Notes: Senior Night memories; Jaden Schwartz

Mar 7, 2014

Morin will savor memories from Senior Night Senior wing Michael Morin...

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NCHC playoff scenarios aplenty

Mar 7, 2014

Here are playoff scenarios to keep you awake this Friday night/Saturday...

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Friday's lines: No. 4 St. Cloud State at CC

Mar 7, 2014

SCSU forward David Morley did not travel out to Colorado Springs. No. 4...

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Friday reading: Penrose Cup race; regular-season finales; WCHA race; women's hockey

Mar 7, 2014

CC fans can point to this stat to buoy their hopes this weekend: No. 4...

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Huskies prevail in wide-open game, 7-4

Mar 7, 2014

Colorado College showed plenty of fight and some offense of its own. But...

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Plenty of seats left for final weekend

Mar 6, 2014

About 800 seats remain available for both Friday and Saturday’s CC...

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AFA's Truehl makes AHA rookie team

Mar 6, 2014

The play of Air Force freshman goalie Chris Truehl of Stoughton, Wis....

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Midweek reading: CC-SCSU match-up; Duluth home ice issues; Nebraska-Omaha hopes; Spring break in Grand Forks?

Mar 5, 2014

Here are three things to watch in this weekend’s final home series...

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In the pros: Jets sign M. Stuart for four years

Mar 5, 2014

The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with...

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AFA's Truehl garners rookie award

Mar 5, 2014

Air Force freshman goalie Chris Truehl of Stoughton, Wis. was named as...

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In the pros: Hillen, Howe, M. Stuart

Mar 3, 2014

Former Tiger Jack Hillen is in Hershey for conditioning and was part of...

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Air Force taking advantage of bye week

Mar 3, 2014

Air Force needed to win Saturday and get a little help to record its...

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NCHC roundup, playoff scenarios, tiebreakers, current standings

Mar 2, 2014

Remember when the coaches said before the season began how tight the...

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Tigers fall 2-1 in overtime at Omaha

Mar 1, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. – The Tigers can leave Omaha knowing they bounced back and...

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Saturday's lines: CC at Nebraska-Omaha

Mar 1, 2014

Only minor changes for Colorado College with freshman Matt Hansen and...

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NCHC roundup: Victors seize control early

Mar 1, 2014

The second period proved decisive Friday night with three road teams...

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Mavericks' fast start dooms Tigers; stats, notes

Feb 28, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. – Colorado College’s momentum came to a sudden halt against...

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Friday's lines: CC at Nebraska-Omaha

Feb 28, 2014

Colorado College LW-C-RW Krushelnyski-Rothstein-Roos...

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Friday reading: CC's focus, NCHC previews

Feb 28, 2014

CC hopes to avoid a letdown after last weekend’s emotional sweep...

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Air Force's Torf up for goalie award

Feb 28, 2014

Air Force senior Jason Torf and three NCHC goalies —...

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Thursday reading: Notes, Air Force, Hillen

Feb 27, 2014

Here are preview notes for Colorado College and Nebraska-Omaha. For...

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Three Things to Watch at Nebraska-Omaha

Feb 27, 2014

Here are three things Colorado College will need to be aware of headed...

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Wild trades Connelly to Chicago affiliate

Feb 26, 2014

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Wednesday that they have acquired...

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Midweek notes: Injuries; tickets; CC season

Feb 26, 2014

UNO senior Zahn Raubenheimer’s college career is over after he was...

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Tuesday reading: Air Force streak; AHA rewind; NCHC review, Demi Lovato edition

Feb 25, 2014

Air Force coach Frank Serratore is rightfully more concerned about how...

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Blais impressed by Tigers' sweep of Denver

Feb 25, 2014

I listened in on the weekly radio show for Nebraska-Omaha coach  Dean...

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Monday reading: Playoffs, Pairwise, polls

Feb 24, 2014

North Dakota has clinched home ice in the league quarterfinals for the...

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McDermott earns NCHC defenseman honor

Feb 24, 2014

Colorado College senior Eamonn McDermott was named as the National...

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NCHC roundup: Wins set up UND-SCSU showdown

Feb 23, 2014

With four games remaining in the regular season, No. 4 St. Cloud State...

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Saturday's lines: No. 18 Denver at CC

Feb 22, 2014

Denver LW-C-RW Moore-Doremus-Marcinew) Levin-Shore-Romig...

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Notes: "Team win" leads CC to Gold Pan

Feb 22, 2014

Colorado College got contributions from throughout the lineup to pull...

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NCHC roundup: Miami knocks off SCSU, North Dakota moves into tie for first place

Feb 22, 2014

Miami 4, No. 4 St. Cloud State 3 OXFORD, Ohio — Junior forward...

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CC wins Gold Pan for Winkler

Feb 22, 2014

This one was for Winks. Saturday night’s 3-1 win over Denver was all the...

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Heil scores game-winner over Denver

Feb 21, 2014

DENVER – Colorado College freshman Christian Heil picked a great time to...

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Friday's lines: CC at No. 18 Denver

Feb 21, 2014

The Tigers changed up their fourth line with junior center Jordan...

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Friday reading: Gold Pan series; NCHC, WCHA, Air Force previews

Feb 21, 2014

Last weekend’s goalie change may benefit Denver headed into this...

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Emptying the notebook

Feb 21, 2014

Tigers schedule among toughest in Division I According to the KRACH...

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Expect DU’s LaLeggia to play this weekend

Feb 20, 2014

Pioneers sophomore Joey LaLeggia (undisclosed injury) practiced with the...

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Denver announces Friday sellout

Feb 20, 2014

The Friday night game at Denver between the Pioneers and Colorado...

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CC women's soccer joins Mountain West

Feb 20, 2014

Colorado College women’s soccer is making a move up in competition while...

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About 200 tickets left for Saturday’s Denver game

Feb 19, 2014

About 200 tickets, valued at $20, remain for Saturday’s 7:07 p.m....

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Tuesday reading: CC gets some love; radio show; polls

Feb 18, 2014

USCHO talks about CC’s improvement of late and Miami’s...

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Tidbits from CC, Denver radio shows

Feb 18, 2014

Note: I was unable to listen to the first half of the CC show since the...

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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

Email: joe.paisley@gazette.com.

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