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CC defenseman Ben Israel named to Team USA for World Maccabiah Games

In the pros: Boivin, Fejes, Taft
By: Joe Paisley - 0 7 hr ago

Former CC center Charlie Taft has signed a one-year deal with Germany’s Sonthofen Bulls; a third division team in Sonthofen. Interestingly, the club...

CC alum Jeff Sauer named to Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Yesterday

Former Colorado College player and coach Jeff Sauer was named to the University of Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2016.

Sauer, the...

CC hockey outlook: Speed, scoring touch added with incoming freshmen
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The addition of six forwards shows that upgrading the Colorado College hockey team’ offensive production was a critical concern during recruiting...

CC alum Aaron Harstad signs with ECHL Norfolk
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The Norfolk Admirals of the ECHL signed defenseman Aaron Harstad, 24, to a one-year deal, coach Rod Aldoff announced on Thursday.
The 6-foot-2,...

Annual face-off luncheon on Sept. 29
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

The annual Colorado Springs Sports Corp. College Hockey Face-off Luncheon will be held at noon, Sept. 29 at the Colorado Springs Marriott Hotel.


College hockey roundup: Slavin, Boivin, ASU, NCHC
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Here’s a short roundup of college hockey news from the past week:

Former Tiger Jaccob Slavin has been working hard this offseason as one of...

A new conference rival for Colorado College? Arizona State applies for NCHC membership
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Arizona State has applied for National Collegiate Hockey Conference membership, according to a letter sent in June by the Pac-12 school to the...

Miners no more; Colorado Springs Tigers are born
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The Pikes Peaks Miners changed their name to the Colorado Springs Tigers, the Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association announced on Monday.


Alaska college hockey teams face uncertain future
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

It looks very likely that the 60 Division 1 college hockey teams will be down to 59 or 58 after the state of Alaska  put forward three options...

College hockey roundup: CC, NCHC TV, Frozen 4, expansion, coaches, budget cuts
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Here is a roundup of recent college hockey news.

To start, here are links to recent CC-related news: Jaccob Slavin, Trevor Frischmon, Teemu...

Catching up with the past: CC's Trevor Frischmon
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

Trevor Frischmon


Like so many before him, coaching became a way for former Colorado College hockey forward Trevor Frischmon to...

CC hockey outlook: Defenseman corps adds skill, size, depth
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

The strength of the Colorado College hockey team at this point of the offseason would have to be the defenseman corps, which took its lumps with five...

Analysis: Adding college players likely behind Roy-Avs rift
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Is it possible that bringing in college hockey players could be one reason behind the rift within the Colorado Avalanche organization that bubbled to...

Successful Colorado Springs-based figure skating pair splits up
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Two-time reigning U.S. pairs pewter medalists Madeline Aaron and Max Settlage announced they have ended their partnership in a release made on...

Serratore excited about pro policy change
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Count Air Force hockey coach Frank Serratore among those excited about the possibilities a recent policy change has for his program.


CC goalie outlook: Questions aplenty for next season
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Aug 1, 2016

This is a first in a series of blog posts looking at the questions surrounding the goalie, defensemen and forwards coming into this season for...

Air Force hockey adds more depth with nine freshmen
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Nine freshmen, including, presumably, the first from Idaho and Quebec to play Air Force hockey, will join the program this fall, the Atlantic Hockey...

NCHC's career returning scorers list getting thinner
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Free-agent Denver forward Trevor Moore’s decision to join the Toronto Maple Leafs organization was the latest in a series of early departures that...

Novak no longer with National Collegiate Hockey Conference
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Joe Novak, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s director of hockey operations, is no longer employed by the league front office. The move was...

College hockey roundup: Las Vegas, Moore, SCSU, CC
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Although first reported about three weeks ago, the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Las Vegas between defending NCAA champion North Dakota and the...

Colorado College hockey's all-time leading scorer Ron Hartwell has died
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Ron Hartwell, Colorado College hockey’s all-time leading goal scorer, died recently at age 88.

Hartwell, who played for the Tigers from...

Goalie, defenseman leave Colorado College hockey team
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Two regulars from last year’s Colorado College hockey lineup have left the program.

Senior goalie Tyler Marble and sophomore defenseman Jake...

CC hockey in the pros: Rapuzzi, Salcido, Stoykewych, Olofsson, Slavin
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Former CC captain and forward William Rapuzzi is entering second of three-year contract (extension signed Sept. 2015) with Visp of the Swiss B league...

Tigers in the pros: Sterling returns to Chicago
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Former Colorado College left winger Brett Sterling is returning to North America and joining the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves, where he is...

Tigers in the pros: Rylan Schwartz, Chad Rau, Jeff Collett, Stephen Schultz, Bill Sweatt, Eric Walsky
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Former Colorado College Tigers center Rylan Schwartz signed a one-year contract with Heilbronner Falkons of the German second division on July...

Avalanche sign ECHL affiliation agreement with Colorado Eagles
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

The Colorado Avalanche signed an affiliation agreement with the ECHL’s Colorado Eagles on Wednesday which means some Avs prospects may start their...

Silence says more than announcement in churning NCHC expansion rumor mill
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

One rumored new National Collegiate Hockey Conference member refused to comment while another made a “big announcement” about its holiday...

Jaden Schwartz signs $26.75 million deal with St. Louis
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Former Colorado College winger Jaden Schwartz avoided an arbitration hearing next week by signing a new five-year, $26.75 million contract on Friday...

Air Force announces upcoming hockey schedule
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Air Force will open next season against a perennial powerhouse of college hockey.

The Falcons will open the 2016-17 regular season against...

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