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Tigers picked to finish last in NCHC preseason poll

Air Force hockey names captains
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Senior defenseman Johnny Hrabovsky and junior blue-liner Dylan Abood are Air Force hockey’s captains for the upcoming season with senior wing A.J....

Two Air Force hockey games to be broadcast on ASN
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Two Air Force hockey games will be broadcast by the American Sports Network next season including a Feb. 10 home game against American...

Denver, North Dakota dominate NCHC preseason honorees
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

In what may be the only pick not to be contested by National Collegiate Hockey Conference fans, early Hobey Baker hopeful Brock Boeser of North...

Analysis: Atlantic Hockey's offseason moves should close gap with power conferences
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 19, 2016

The days of the Atlantic Hockey Conference being perceived as the bottom rung of Division 1 should be nearing an end.

This offseason saw...

Former Tigers defenseman Doug Leaverton joins U.S. National Team Development Program
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Former Colorado College defenseman Doug Leaverton is the new assistant director of player personnel for USA Hockey’s National Team Development...

Nehama's return starts what promises to be a good battle for top goalie job
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

There is a definite battle for No. 1 goalie underway with sophomore Jacob Nehama back in limited action while freshman Alex LeClerc (pronounced...

Three CC, one AFA hockey games to be broadcast on American Sports Network
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Three Colorado College and one Air Force hockey game will be broadcast by the American Sports Network (ASN) out of the 10 National Collegiate Hockey...

Two former Tigers head to NHL prospects tourney
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Two former Colorado College players are competing for the Minnesota Wild in the annual Traverse City prospects tournament.


Air Force hockey draws perennial power Boston College for season-opener
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

As expected, Air Force will take on national power Boston College in the 2016 Icebreaker Tournament 4:35 p.m. opener at Magness Arena on Friday, Oct....

CC hockey on CBS Sports Network twice this season
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Two Colorado College hockey games will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network this upcoming season, both against the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.


CC hockey single-game ticket sale starts Saturday
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 12, 2016

The sale of single-game tickets for Colorado College hockey begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Broadmoor World Arena box office.

Some CC...

Public invited to join USAFA youth hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Sep 9, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Academy’s youth hockey league is open to the public with plenty of spots available for mites through bantams, boys and girls. To...

Atlantic Hockey now offering NCAA maximum 18 scholarships
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 7, 2016

The Atlantic Hockey Conference will now offer the NCAA maximum of 18 scholarships to its players starting next season, the league announced on...

Season cannot get here soon enough for Tigers
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Two of the annual signposts on the road to a new hockey season were passed this week by the Colorado College Tigers with the team moving into their...

Analysis: Resurrected CCHA would not include Miami, Western Michigan
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Sep 5, 2016

A Bowling Green State alum and columnist put forward a strong case for the Falcons to leave the struggling Western Collegiate Hockey Association and...

Analysis: Uncertainty surrounding Sun Devil hockey behind NCHC application rejection
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016

The uncertainty surrounding Arizona State played a significant role in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s prudent decision to remain at...

National Collegiate Hockey Conference nixes expansion
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016

It looks like the sure thing people assumed about Arizona State or Minnesota State was anything but.

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference...

CC defenseman Ben Israel named to Team USA for World Maccabiah Games
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Colorado College defenseman Ben Israel will achieve what so many U.S. hockey players dream of doing.

Next July, the Bloomsfield, Mich., native...

In the pros: Boivin, Fejes, Taft
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Aug 30, 2016

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 Mon, Aug 29, 2016

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...

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