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Former Colorado College great Hay named to Hockey Hall of Fame

Jun 29, 2015

Former Colorado College great Bill “Red” Hay, the first NCAA graduate...

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Air Force hockey schedule trickles in

Jun 29, 2015

The Air Force hockey slate for 2015-16 continues to take shape with...

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Colorado Springs native drafted by NHL's Bruins

Jun 27, 2015

Defenseman Brandon Carlo is now a member of the Boston Bruins. The...

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McElhinney signs two-year extension with Columbus

Jun 24, 2015

Former Colorado College All-American goalie Curtis McElhinney, 32,...

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Air Force hockey adds experienced assistant

Jun 24, 2015

Longtime Denver assistant Steve Miller, who has three NCAA titles on...

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CC commit garners tournament MVP award

Jun 21, 2015

Recent Colorado College commit Tyler Madden became the first U16 Most...

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Area native contending for 2015 U.S. team

Jun 18, 2015

Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo was one of 39 invitees to the...

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Two CC commits picked in NAHL entry draft

Jun 9, 2015

Colorado College commits Trystan Isenhour and Charlie Raith were both...

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Former Tiger playing in New Zealand

Jun 8, 2015

Former Colorado College winger Andrew Hamburg has six points (five...

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Tigers get commit from another NHLer's son

Jun 8, 2015

Forward Tyler Madden, 15, announced he has committed to Colorado...

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Omaha announces name for new arena

Jun 3, 2015

The new Nebraska-Omaha hockey arena has a name. Today, UNO announced...

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Lampl signs with German 2 league runner-up

May 31, 2015

Former CC defenseman Cody Lampl signed a one-year contract with the...

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Incoming freshman garners USHL honor

May 28, 2015

Incoming Colorado College freshman Mason Bergh was named as a...

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Tigers, Falcons among best for NCAA academic progress rate

May 27, 2015

Colorado College women’s soccer recorded a perfect score of 1,000, its...

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Denver hires new assistant with NCAA, NHL ties

May 27, 2015

Former Alaska-Fairbanks coach and longtime Winnipeg Jets scout Tavis...

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Canadian commits to CC hockey

May 21, 2015

West Kelowna Warriors rookie defenseman Kristian Blumenschein, 18,...

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Owens takes over USHL Sioux Falls Stampede

May 21, 2015

Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens is back in the junior...

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Owens announcement expected Thursday

May 20, 2015

Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens is expected to take...

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CC alum Salcido heads to Germany

May 20, 2015

Former Colorado College defenseman Brian Salcido, 30, signed a two-year...

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Colorado Springs native heads to England to play

May 19, 2015

Colorado Springs native Jeff Dimmen, 28, signed with Great Britain’s...

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Air Force, Denver in 2016 Ice Breaker field

May 19, 2015

On the same day the 2015 Ice Breaker field was announced, Denver...

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Hakstol leaves North Dakota for Flyers; successor named

May 18, 2015

North Dakota coach Dave Hakstol, 46, is now the new coach for the...

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Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens linked to USHL job

May 15, 2015

According to multiple media reports, former Colorado College hockey...

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CC connections in juniors, pro playoffs

May 15, 2015

The Minnesota Wilderness are in the NAHL Robertson Cup finals against...

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Colorado College hockey announces 2015-16 schedule, prepares for 'tough' start

May 11, 2015

Colorado College hockey continued its tradition of putting together one...

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CC signs 5-year extension with KRDO

May 7, 2015

Colorado College and KRDO 105.5 FM and 1240 AM announced a...

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CC-Denver 2016 outdoor game date set for Coors Field

May 4, 2015

The excitement for the Tigers about playing Denver in an outdoor game...

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CC heads to Huntsville this December

May 4, 2015

Colorado College will complete the second half of its home-and-home...

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Eleven rookies will join CC hockey this fall

Apr 30, 2015

Colorado College hockey announced it will have 11 freshmen join the...

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NCHC links: Bates honor; coaches meetings, Miami wrap-up

Apr 30, 2015

Former CC player and coach Don Bates will be recognized along with...

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Former Air Force commit switches to CC

Apr 28, 2015

Colorado College hockey picked up a commit from Steamboat Springs...

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Incoming CC forward, AFA defenseman make all-league team

Apr 27, 2015

Incoming Colorado College freshman forward Wes Michaud was named to the...

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Three CC commits still competing in postseason

Apr 27, 2015

Incoming freshman defenseman David Radke and his Soo (Sault Ste. Marie,...

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Former Tigers lead new hockey camp in Aspen

Apr 27, 2015

Former Colorado College hockey standouts Cody Lampl and Matt Zaba will...

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Denver assistants leave program

Apr 24, 2015

Denver coach Jim Montgomery announced that assistant Joe...

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Deadline nears for CC awards banquet reservations

Apr 23, 2015

The deadline to reserve a seat at the annual Colorado College hockey...

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Tigers pick up two Canadian defenseman commits

Apr 21, 2015

Colorado College picked up commitments for the 2016-17 season from...

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Tigers add standout USHL goalie for next season

Apr 20, 2015

Dubuque goalie Jacob Nehama, 19, announced his commitment to Colorado...

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Air Force hockey enters transitional offseason without seven seniors, experienced goalies

Apr 19, 2015

An offseason of transition for Air Force hockey began Sunday with a...

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CC announces July hockey school

Apr 20, 2015

The Colorado College coaches will hold the Mike Haviland Hockey School...

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Deal nears on outdoor game between CC, Denver

Apr 16, 2015

An announcement about a possible outdoor game between Colorado College...

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NCHC announces CC league schedule; Denver release Air Force dates

Apr 15, 2015

While next season starts Oct. 3, Colorado College will open National...

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Hockey signing period starts today

Apr 15, 2015

The hockey signing period starts today and a number of future Tigers...

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Five NCHC players earn national honors

Apr 15, 2015

Five NCHC players were honored by College Hockey News and U.S. College...

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Tigers square off in Euro league finals

Apr 14, 2015

Former Colorado College hockey standout Brett Sterling of Red Bull...

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Harstad garners national strength and conditioning honor

Apr 14, 2015

Colorado College senior Aaron Harstad is a 2015 All-American Athlete...

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Tigers help Special Olympians with soccer clinic

Apr 11, 2015

A dozen or more Colorado College athletes, including several hockey...

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Stoykewych records first pro point

Apr 10, 2015

Former Colorado College captain Peter Stoykewych picked up his first...

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Avert your eyes, my Frozen Four predictions

Apr 9, 2015

Okay, so I whiffed on the Midwest regional thanks to the RIT upset of...

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Sterling, Zaba: CC prepared them for lengthy pro careers

Apr 4, 2015

Former Tigers standout and 2005 Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalist Brett...

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CC standout Slavin confirms return for junior season

Apr 3, 2015

Colorado College defenseman Jaccob Slavin confirmed he will return to...

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CC team awards banquet set for May 3

Mar 31, 2015

The annual Colorado College hockey team awards banquet will be held at...

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Area native Knowlton cards hat trick

Mar 29, 2015

Colorado Springs native Chris Knowlton scored a natural hat trick...

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Harstad makes pro debut

Mar 27, 2015

Former Colorado College defenseman Aaron Harstad made his professional...

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Friday NCHC tourney previews: Denver, Duluth, North Dakota, SCSU

Mar 27, 2015

Denver coach Jim Montgomery has stepped in and done a good job keeping...

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Stoykewych makes pro debut

Mar 25, 2015

Former Colorado College captain Peter Stoykewych made his professional...

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Sled hockey clinic this Sunday

Mar 25, 2015

A free introduction to sled hockey clinic for wounded veterans,...

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My NCAA hockey predictions

Mar 24, 2015

OK, I am terrible at predicting game results. Always have been. But...

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CC defensemen head to AHL St. John's

Mar 20, 2015

Winnipeg draft picks and graduating Colorado College senior defensemen...

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ESPN announces NCAA selection show plans

Mar 19, 2015

ESPNU will televise the NCAA Hockey Championship Selection...

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McIntyre, LaLeggia up for national awards

Mar 19, 2015

North Dakota junior goalie Zane McIntyre is a finalist for two major...

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CC commit picks up league award

Mar 18, 2015

Colorado College commit AJ Vanderbeck, 17, was named as the North...

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Former Tiger garners league coaching award

Mar 18, 2015

Former Colorado College right wing Guy Gadowsky was named as Big Ten...

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In the pros: Walsky, Prosser update

Mar 17, 2015

Former Tiger Eric Walsky’s short-term loan from Lugano turned into a...

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Last-minute goal ends CC's season

Mar 14, 2015

PREGAME CC shuffles up its lines for what could be the last contest...

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Mistake-prone Tigers fall at No. 1 North Dakota

Mar 13, 2015

Count Colorado College junior Hunter Fejes among those anxious for the...

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CC's Slavin finalist for league award

Mar 12, 2015

Colorado College sophomore Jaccob Slavin is one of four finalists for...

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AFA senior Gunner makes league second team

Mar 12, 2015

Air Force senior Cole Gunner was named to the Atlantic Hockey...

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Five questions for state college hockey fans this week

Mar 12, 2015

Does a No. 8 seed like Colorado College have a chance? Yes, because...

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Slavin makes all-NCHC first team

Mar 11, 2015

Colorado College sophomore Jaccob Slavin was a repeat all-National...

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Area native heads to U.S. U17 tryouts

Mar 11, 2015

Area native Jake Gricius is one of 50 players born in 1999 invited to...

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11 Tigers receive NCHC academic awards

Mar 10, 2015

Colorado College junior wing Jared Hanson is one of eight players named...

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Final CC radio show is tonight

Mar 10, 2015

The final Mike Haviland radio show will be on KRDO 105.5 FM and 1240 AM...

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Gunner, Ledford garner AHC honors

Mar 10, 2015

Air Force’s first-round playoff sweep helped two Falcons garner weekly...

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CC focuses on playoffs after loss at No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha

Mar 7, 2015

PREGAME Colorado College coach Mike Haviland did not change the...

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CC rallies to tie No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha; wins shootout

Mar 6, 2015

CC sophomore winger Sam Rothstein returned to the lineup after...

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Weekend reading: NCHC, CC, Air Force previews

Mar 5, 2015

No. 7 Denver at St. Cloud State: The Huskies look to build momentum...

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AFA's Baskin win league monthly award

Mar 5, 2015

Air Force freshman Erik Baskin is the Athletic Hockey Conference Rookie...

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Marble collects national weekly award

Mar 3, 2015

Colorado College sophomore goalie Tyler Marble was named as the No. 3...

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AFA senior Gunner wins weekly honor

Mar 3, 2015

Air Force senior Cole Gunner was named as co-offensive player of the...

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Marble wins first NCHC goalie honor

Mar 2, 2015

Colorado College sophomore Tyler Marble received his first National...

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Serratore turns page on regular season

Mar 2, 2015

Air Force coach Frank Serratore was asked how this past regular season...

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CC seniors, Bradley, Marble lead rout of Western Michigan

Feb 28, 2015

PREGAME A thin Colorado College lineup got even thinner with CC...

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CC signee is Mr. Hockey Minnesota finalist

Feb 28, 2015

Forward Christiano Versich of the St. Thomas Academy is one of 10...

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Former Tiger Hillen traded to Carolina

Feb 28, 2015

The Washington Capitals have acquired physical defenseman Tim Gleason...

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Western Michigan wins shootout following 2-2 tie with Tigers

Feb 27, 2015

As expected, injuries to five forwards has Colorado College putting out...

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Denver sweeps CC despite Tigers' third-period comeback

Feb 21, 2015

Ownership of the Gold Pan Trophy was already decided. But that didn’t...

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Niagara rallies to tie AFA hockey

Feb 21, 2015

NIAGARA, N.Y. – Air Force’s third-period struggles proved costly once...

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No. 9 Denver takes Gold Pan from CC

Feb 20, 2015

No. 9 Denver took advantage of too many Colorado College mistakes to...

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Former Tiger, area native win Asian League championship

Feb 20, 2015

Former Tiger center Mike Testwuide has 61 points in 46 games for Anyang...

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Tickets available for Friday's DU-CC tilt; rally towel giveaway

Feb 18, 2015

About 400 tickets remain available for Friday's No. 9 Denver at...

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NCHC suspends Denver No. 2 scorer for Friday's Gold Pan game

Feb 17, 2015

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference suspended Western Michigan...

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Third-period performance big step for AFA hockey

Feb 16, 2015

Saturday’s 3-1 win over American International College was important...

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Waved-off goal stymies Tigers' comeback bid

Feb 14, 2015

No changes for either teams in the lines. No. 7 Miami LW-C-RW...

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No. 7 Miami pulls away from CC, 3-1

Feb 13, 2015

Injuries to the CC forwards has the line shuffled quite a bit heading...

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Air Force senior is CLASS award finalist

Feb 13, 2015

Air Force senior forward Chad Demers is one of 10 finalists for the...

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CC tickets, team photo giveaway update

Feb 12, 2015

About 1,000 tickets remain available for each CC hockey game against...

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Five questions that this weekend's games may answer for state college hockey fans

Feb 12, 2015

Will Colorado College hold up under a steady barrage from No. 7 Miami?...

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Fridays not all right for frustrated Serratore

Feb 9, 2015

Air Force coach Frank Serratore is tired of going over the same hockey...

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Denver freshmen deliver against rival CC

Feb 6, 2015

Colorado College got the goaltending it needed, but it wasn’t enough...

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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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