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Mistakes cost CC in loss at No. 6 Boston College

Oct 24, 2014

Colorado College coach Mike Haviland juggled his lines a little...

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Sejna gets back into pro hockey

Oct 24, 2014

The rumored retirement of Hobey Baker winner Peter Sejna appear...

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Weekend previews: Air Force, CC, NCHC

Oct 23, 2014

Here is Part 1 and Part 2 of this weekend's Air Force hockey previews....

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Notes: CC hits the road; NCHC nonconference

Oct 22, 2014

Colorado College leaves later today for its first road trip this season...

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Tigers focus on penalty kill in practice

Oct 20, 2014

After giving up five power-play goals in Saturday’s 7-2 loss, Colorado...

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No. 3 North Dakota in control vs. CC

Oct 18, 2014

North Dakota LW-C-RW Pattyn-MacMillan-Parks Caggiula-N....

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Air Force's upset bid falters late at No. 19 Alaska-Fairbanks

Oct 18, 2014

Host Alaska-Fairbanks scored twice down the stretch in the third...

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CC rally comes up short versus No. 3 North Dakota

Oct 17, 2014

The lingering injury for junior wing Jared Hanson kept him off the...

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Updated Friday reading: Air Force; NCHC previews; Bidwill, Howe ECHL news

Oct 17, 2014

Here is today’s CC-UND series preview form the North Dakota beat...

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More than 500 tickets remain for each North Dakota at CC hockey game

Oct 16, 2014

Little more than 500 seats remain available for each night’s game...

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Tigers amp up practice intensity for North Dakota week

Oct 15, 2014

CC coach Mike Haviland has pushed the Tigers to practice hard each day...

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Former Tiger Bachman called up to Oilers

Oct 15, 2014

Edmonton’s tough start continued on Wednesday, when the NHL club placed...

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Area player traded to ECHL Colorado

Oct 15, 2014

Colorado Springs hockey player Chris Knowlton was traded to the ECHL’s...

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College hockey 5 questions this week

Oct 15, 2014

Here are five questions Front Range college hockey fans should consider...

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Midweek update: NCHC, commits

Oct 15, 2014

    From the NCHC ... •  While seven NCHC teams...

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First CC hockey radio show is tonight

Oct 14, 2014

The first CC hockey coach's radio show for Mike Haviland is from 6-7...

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Air Force's Gunner receives AHA honor

Oct 14, 2014

Air Force senior forward Cole Gunner was named as the Atlantic Hockey...

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AFA, CC garner votes in latest rankings

Oct 13, 2014

Air Force (1-1) and Colorado College (2-0) both picked up votes in this...

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Stoykewych garners NCHC weekly award

Oct 13, 2014

Colorado College senior defenseman Peter Stoykewych garnered the...

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Tigers rally late to down Huntsville

Oct 11, 2014

Tonight’s lines: Alabama-Huntsville LW-C-RW McHugh; Carpenter;...

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Saturday reading: Air Force; Preissing; Bachman; NCHC opening night roundup

Oct 11, 2014

Air Foirce recorded a big season-opening victory over preseaosn AHA...

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Friday update: Ala-Huntsville at CC lines

Oct 10, 2014

Here are tonight's lines: Alabama-Huntsville LW-C-RW McHugh;...

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AHA announces video package

Oct 10, 2014

Live Air Force hockey games are available to viewers through...

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Thursday reading: NCHC previews, TV show; Bachman mask

Oct 9, 2014

Here is College Hockey News’ 5 Players and Issues to Watch in the NCHC....

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CC hockey offers cheap tickets for opening weekend series

Oct 8, 2014

Tickets for this weekend’s Alabama-Huntsville home series are available...

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AFA hockey changes Feb. 14 start time

Oct 7, 2014

The Air Force-American International College hockey game on Saturday,...

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Monday's McGill at AFA hockey lines

Oct 6, 2014

Here are the McGill at Air Force hockey exhibition game lines. Game...

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Rangers trade for Joey Crabb

Oct 6, 2014

The Rangers acquired former CC forward Joey Crabb from Florida in a...

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Sunday's exhibition lines: McGill at CC

Oct 5, 2014

A minor lower-body injury for junior wing Jared Hanson and offseason...

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Lineup decisions ahead for new CC staff

Oct 4, 2014

There will be some tough decisions made Saturday and Sunday by the new...

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Saturday update: Kivihalme, Slavin, Krushelnyski, SCSU suspension, NCHC

Oct 4, 2014

Colorado College defensemen Teemu Kivihlame and Jaccob Slavin were...

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NCHC update: Miami injury, notes

Oct 3, 2014

Miami senior forward Jimmy Mullin will take a medical redshirt this...

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More Thursday reading: Prosser, Schwartz, Perry

Oct 2, 2014

Former Tiger Jaden Schwartz will play in his first 2014 preseason game...

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Thursday reading: Recruiting classes, preseason Top 10, AHA ballot

Oct 2, 2014

Boston University leads another batch of recruiting class rankings. A...

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Midweek reading: AFA-CC series, Krushelnyski, Bachman, WCHA, Gunner

Oct 1, 2014

Air Force plans to play Colorado College twice next season in a...

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CC picks up New Jersey Hitmen commit

Sep 30, 2014

New Jersey Hitmen defenseman Ben Israel, 20, committed to play for...

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Let the mocking begin: My NCHC preseason poll ballot

Sep 30, 2014

In the interest of full disclosure here is the NCHC preseason poll...

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Plenty of chatter in Monday's CC hockey practice

Sep 29, 2014

Monday’s practice was full of chatter, which is a good thing. The...

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Air Force picked third by AHA media

Sep 29, 2014

The Atlantic Hockey Media Association has released its annual preseason...

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Monday reading: CC fitness, Bergh honor, WCHA preseason polls

Sep 29, 2014

CC’s season-opening foe Alabama-Huntsville (Oct. 10-11) was picked 12th...

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CC shut out of national preseason polls

Sep 29, 2014

Air Force picked up three points and Colorado College none in the U.S....

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Area defenseman tallies two assists in USA Hockey prospects game

Sep 26, 2014

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo recorded two assists for Team...

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Tigers hockey picked to finish last in NCHC preseason poll

Sep 25, 2014

With a new coach and a team building off a 7-24-6 season, expectations...

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NCHC confirms national TV broadcasts

Sep 24, 2014

The NCHC confirmed the four national TV broadcasts for CC hockey road...

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Slavin makes NCHC preseason squad

Sep 24, 2014

Colorado College sophomore defenseman Jaccob Slavin picked up 13 votes...

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Air Force picked third in Atlantic Hockey Association preseason poll

Sep 24, 2014

Air Force was third in the Atlantic Hockey Association coaches...

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Watch area native on TV Thursday

Sep 24, 2014

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo will make his NHL Network debut...

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CC hockey picks up defenseman commit

Sep 23, 2014

Chicago Steel defenseman Charlie Raith committed to play at Colorado...

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Three recent CC grads land in Europe

Sep 23, 2014

Former Colorado College forwards Jeff Collett and Michael Morin have...

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CC faces Hockey East faves this season

Sep 22, 2014

Future Colorado College opponent Providence College was picked to win...

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Three things to watch for AFA hockey

Sep 22, 2014

Here are three big questions for Air Force hockey as it prepares for...

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Play golf with Av or Kings guest

Sep 22, 2014

As part of the LA Kings at Colorado Avalance Oct. 2 preseason game, the...

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AFA hockey starts two hours earlier

Sep 19, 2014

The Air Force-Canisius hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, will begin at...

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CC single-game tickets on sale Saturday

Sep 19, 2014

Colorado College single-game hockey tickets go on sale at 10 a.m....

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Some Tigers turning heads early

Sep 17, 2014

Several Tigers look to be improved from last season. Junior Hunter...

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Blog: Tigers hold first practice at World Arena; offseason injury update

Sep 15, 2014

The Tigers’ first practice at The Broadmoor World Arena was a...

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Blog roundup: WMU hire; NCHC officials; Big 10 expansion?; SCSU

Sep 15, 2014

CC held its final preseason practiuce at Honnen arena on Friday night....

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5 questions this CC hockey preseason

Sep 14, 2014

There are few sure answers with a new coaching staff at this point....

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Hamburg, McMillin sign with CHL Allen

Sep 11, 2014

The two-time defending Central Hockey League champion Allen American...

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NCHC offers new live game streaming online package

Sep 10, 2014

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference unveiled a new league-wide...

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CC single-game tickets go on sale Sept. 20

Sep 9, 2014

Colorado College single-game hockey tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept....

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AFA hockey garners Idaho commit

Sep 10, 2014

Rookie forward Eric Jaeger of the NAHL’s Wichita Falls Wildcats...

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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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Tickets available for faceoff luncheon

Sep 5, 2014

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

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Midweek reading: Legal troubles; UNO player transfer; SCSU's super Finn

Sep 3, 2014

Starting New Hampshire goalie Casey DeSmith was arrested for assaulting...

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Former CC assistant joins USA Hockey

Sep 2, 2014

Former Colorado College assistant Joe Bonnett joined USA Hockey as an...

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Tigers in Europe, AFA commit, Eric Rud, NCHC officials award, Carlo, Howe

Aug 29, 2014

This Air Force commit's journey to the academy proved to be a long one....

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Blog: Backup goalie leaves CC hockey

Aug 28, 2014

Senior backup goalie Courtney Lockwood left the Colorado College hockey...

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Blog: Area native makes USA Hockey prospects game

Aug 27, 2014

Colorado Springs defenseman Brandon Carlo was named to the rosters for...

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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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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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