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Will Arizona State join Colorado College in the NCHC? League, sources deny reports

Updated: CC commit Berardinelli garners all-NAHL honor
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Colorado College commit Alex Berardinelli was named to the all-South Division team by the North American Hockey League.

The 20-year-old...

In the pros: Connelly, Sterling hoist EBEL Cup
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Playing catch-up on this one, but Brett Sterling won his second-straight Erste Bank Eishockey Liga championship with Red Bull Salzburg earlier this...

Freshmen bring home CC hockey team award hardware
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Indicative of a team relying heavily on its freshmen, Colorado College hockey awarded five of its seven annual awards to rookies for their...

UPDATED: Air Force hockey nonleague schedule takes shape
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Apr 20, 2016

The Air Force hockey nonconference schedule for the 2016-17 season firmed up with the release of most of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference...

Roundup: Omaha, realignment theories, North Dakota captain, Jaden Schwartz, Slavin. WMU arena renovations
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Nebraska-Omaha athletic director Trev Alberts gives an update on his expectations and hopes for the Mavs.

BU student columnist puts out his...

AFA goalie makes NCAA Top 10 Plays of the Year
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Air Force goalie Shane Starrett's stick save against American International College was named as No. 3 in the NCAA's Top 10 Plays of the Year.

Air Force's Ryan Doucet retires from hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Falcons forward Ryan Doucet retired from competitive hockey to focus on his Air Force career, coach Frank Serratore said on Thursday.


Quick take: 5 don't-miss Colorado College hockey weekends in 2016-2017
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Apr 13, 2016

It’s another brutal schedule for Colorado College hockey with a challenging nonconference 2016-17 slate adding to playing in a tough league. CC’s...

Colorado College hockey announces 2016-17 schedule full of Frozen Four flavor
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Colorado College hockey’s 2016-17 schedule will feature the usual rivalries, including an old favorite of the fans, a heavy Hockey East nonconference...

Air Force hockey has loaded nonconference schedule
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Apr 4, 2016

The official schedule will not be announced until this summer, but coach Frank Serratore told supporters at Sunday's annual awards luncheon...

AFA hockey hands out team awards
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Apr 3, 2016

Air Force hockey celebrated this past season by honoring its three graduating seniors and handing out other team awards at the Atlantic Hockey...

Honors roundup: Hobey Hat Trick finalists; NCHC service award; Rylan Schwartz; Nate Prosser
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Mar 31, 2016

The three Hobey Baker Award Hat Trick finalists for 2016 are: Michigan freshman forward Kyle Connor; Boston College junior goalie Thatcher...

Omaha's Blais fires hockey assistants
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Nebraska-Omaha hockey coach Dean Blais announced today that assistants Troy Jutting and Alex Todd will not return to their positions with the...

Top NCHC goalies leaving for pros early
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 30, 2016

The offseason wave of early departures for the pros is well underway in college hockey – 15 and counting -- and the National Collegiate Hockey...

Longtime college hockey referee from Colorado dies
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Longtime college hockey referee Oliver “Butch” Mousseaux passed Friday morning after sustaining a pregame head injury at the Western Collegiate...

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo starts pro career
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo, 19, may make his professional hockey debut this Saturday or Sunday when the Providence Bruins host the Hershey...

Roundup: Olofsson surgery, NCHC departure, ref injury, NCAA TV schedule
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Former Colorado College defenseman Gustav Olofsson will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery for the second straight season, the...

CC's Fejes makes pro debut
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Mar 20, 2016

Former Colorado College left wing Hunter Fejes recorded a shot in his professional debut during Springfield’s 3-0 home loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack...

RIT edges Air Force hockey in overtime
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Here are the lines for RIT and Air Force for the late Atlantic Hockey


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Air Force hockey game on different radio station
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 16, 2016

This Friday’s 6:30 p.m. MT semifinal between Air Force hockey and the Rochester Institute of Technology will be broadcast live on 740 AM KVOR instead...

Fejes signs tryout deal with AHL Springfield
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Colorado College leading scorer and senior Hunter Fejes signed an amateur tryout contract with the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons on...

AFA hockey will face RIT in semifinals
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Mar 14, 2016

Second-seeded Air Force will face the Rochester Institute of Technology in one of Friday’s Atlantic Hockey Conference semifinals at the Blue Cross...

CC hockey notes: Season wins percentage, awards
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 12, 2016


CC makes wholesale changes to the lines and defensive pairings about an hour before game time. The Bradley brothers are back together...

Notes: CC adds forward commit; seniors nearing end
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 11, 2016

CQ: Cody Bradley, Hunter Fejes, Alex Berardinelli, Dan Wildfong, Jacob Nehama, Tyler Marble,

CC adds NAHL forward commit

Lone Star...

Penalties pile up in CC loss at No. 2 North Dakota
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 11, 2016


Junior captain Sam Rothstein returns while the addition of defenseman Jake Emilio prompted a shuffle of the defenseman pairings.


Two Falcons garner all-Atlantic Hockey honors
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 9, 2016

Two Air Force players were honored Wednesday by the Atlantic Hockey Conference with freshman goalie Shane Starrett named to the all-league first team...

College hockey radio shows tonight
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Mar 8, 2016

The Air Force hockey coaches radio show with Frank Serratore will be held from 6-7 p,m. at Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom at I-25 and Woodmen....

Manning's retirement reverberates among Colorado hockey players too
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Mar 7, 2016

Peyton Manning’s retirement reverberated throughout Colorado, even for college hockey players who were small children living in Denver when he began...

AFA will face Canisius in Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Mar 6, 2016

Second-seeded Air Force will host No. 7 Canisius (12-20-5) in a best-of-three Atlantic Hockey Conference quarterfinal playoff series this...

Blogger Bio

Joe Paisley is a member of the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Selection Committee. He joined 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 began his career in Butte, Mont in 1994 where his first sports 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.

He moved on to the Gazette in March 2006 to become the high school sports editor; a position he held for more than three years.

Paisley and his wife live in the Old Colorado City area with their dog, Lucky.

Twitter: @Paisleyhockey