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Pregame: No. 2 Denver at Colorado College hockey

About 700 Denver-Colorado College tickets left
By: Joe Paisley - 0 12 hr ago

About 700 seats remain available for Friday’s Denver at Colorado College 7:30 p.m. game. Tonight is the final home game of 2016 for the Tigers in...

Teddy Bear Toss set for Friday's Denver-Colorado College hockey game
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Fans are asked to bring a stuffed animal to toss onto the ice during first intermission of the Denver at Colorado College game next Friday at The...

CC Tigers in the pros: Gustav Olofsson called up by Minnesota Wild
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Former Colorado College defensmean Gustav Olofsson was called up on Monday to join the Minnesota Wild for the  NHL team’s four-game 10-day road...

Air Force's Phil Boje garners Atlantic Hockey Conference weekly defensive award
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Air Force junior defenseman Phil Boje is the Atlantic Hockey Conference defensive player of week, the league has announced.

The Shoreview,...

Pregame: Air Force at Colorado College hockey lines
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Air Force sophomore goalie Shane Starrett will start in net for the visiting Falcons, who will try to retain the Pikes Peak Trophy for the fourth...

Plenty of Air Force-Colorado College tickets available
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 26, 2016

About 1,000 seats remain available for Saturday’s Air Force at Colorado College 6 p.m. game. A sellout is not expected with CC students on break this...

Pregame: AFA-Denver lines
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

It appears sophomore Billy Christopolous, who led the Falcons to the 2015 season-opening win over Denver, will get the start Friday against the...

More than 1,000 tickets left for Wisconsin at CC hockey tonight
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 25, 2016

More than 1,000 tickets remain available for the Wisconsin at Colorado College hockey game at 7:30 tonight at the Broadmoor World Arena. Fans may want...

Six with local hockey connections picked for all-star games
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Two Colorado College commits, two Colorado Springs Tigers and two area natives will play in the North American Prospects Hockey League 16U and 18U...

CC hockey announces fifth November signee
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

One more future Tiger submitted his NCAA national letter of intent to play hockey for Colorado...

Speedy winger enters Colorado College hockey fold
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Another future Tiger submitted his National Letter of Intent to play for Colorado College.


Another Arizona State hockey arena deal brewing
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

The latest development in the Arizona State bid to join a college hockey league may answer one of the most glaring issues, assuming the NHL’s...

Pregame: Two AFA, RIT players suspended for Saturday's game
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 12, 2016

There will be some lineup shuffling for both Air Force and the Rochester Institute of Technology after the Atlantic Hockey Conference handed down...

CC hockey pregame: Blumenschein nears return
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 11, 2016


While injury may have sophomore Trey Bradley may be out two months, freshman defenseman Kristian Blumenschein is nearing his return to...

First CC commit signs during signing period
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 9, 2016

The latest crop of Tigers starting signing their national letters of intent during the NCAA early signing period that began Wednesday.


In the pros: Connelly signs, Boivin moves on
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Nov 7, 2016

Former Colorado College defenseman Brian Connelly, 30, signed a one-year contract on Monday with the Dornbirn Bulldogs of the top Austrian...

Pregame: CC hockey goes for series sweep
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 5, 2016

Colorado College is trying for the program’s first-ever road sweep in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play tonight.

Sophomore forward...

Postgame analysis: CC hockey maintains discipline, blunts Omaha attack
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Nov 5, 2016

The key to Friday night’s 2-1 road win at Nebraska-Omaha was the discipline displayed by Colorado College defensively throughout the league...

CC hockey pregame: Nehama starts in net
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

Tigers sophomore goalie Jacob Nehama will make his 2016-17 season debut against Nebraska-Omaha tonight at Baxter Arena in both team’s National...

Tigers overseas update: Rylan Schwartz, Nick Dineen, Eric Walsky, Bill Sweatt, Stephen Schultz
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

Former CC Tigers forward Rylan Schwartz, now listed as a Canadian-German dual citizen, is off to a strong start in his European playing career. The...

Tigers bring all three goalies on Omaha road trip
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

Colorado College coach Mike Haviland played it safe by bringing three goalies for the Tigers' opening National Collegiate Hockey Conference series at...

Tigers face potent Omaha offense in league-opener
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 2, 2016

Colorado College must stay out of the penalty box if it hopes to start off its National Collegiate Hockey Conference schedule on a winning note at...

Omaha senior has Sterling’s NCAA record in sight
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 2, 2016

Omaha senior Austin Ortega is two game-winning goals of tying the NCAA career record of 23 set by Colorado College’s Brett Sterling (2003-06), who...

Air Force hockey needs to up intensity to win at Army
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Nov 2, 2016

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Air Force hockey was reminded they must dig deep to win in the Atlantic Hockey Conference.

A humbling...

Other NCHC coaches like CC's direction, urge patience
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Oct 31, 2016

The other National Collegiate Hockey Conference coaches agreed on one thing during last month’s league media day.

The Colorado College fans...

CC's Halloran garners league award
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Colorado College freshman Nick Halloran was named as the National Collegiate Hockey Conference rookie of the week after he moved into the team lead...

Skate with the Falcons on Saturday
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016

The public is invited to a free Skate with the Falcons event from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Cadet Ice Arena.

Air Force players will be on...

Schwartz, Prosser make NHL season debuts
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Former Colorado College winger Jaden Schwartz made his season debut for the Blues with an assist and a 5-3 faceoff record in a 6-4 win at Calgary...

Special teams dominance lifts Colorado College past New Hampshire
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Special teams had been anything but for Colorado College hockey. That changed, at least for one game, on Saturday night in Dutham, N.H.


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