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NCAA East Regional hockey team capsules: Harvard, Western Michigan, Air Force and Providence

Colorado College captain Sam Rothstein signs pro hockey deal; may make debut Wednesday in Loveland
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Colorado College senior Sam Rothstein has signed an amateur tryout contract with the ECHL’s Rapid City Rush, joining former Tigers teammate Hunter...

Air Force hockey hangs on to narrow lead to win Atlantic Hockey tournament, automatic NCAA Tournament bid
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Air Force hockey is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years after a heart-pounding 2-1 win over Robert...

Championship Saturday: Air Force, Robert Morris vie for Atlantic Hockey title
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Here are updated team capsules for No. 17 Air Force and fourth-seeded Robert Morris entering tonight’s Atlantic Hockey Conference championship game...

Rapid reaction: Air Force shuts out Army to reach Atlantic Hockey final
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Pregame report

The biggest question of the night was answered shortly after Army’s morning skate on Friday when it was announced that senior...

Atlantic Hockey semifinal team-by-team capsules
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Here are team-by-team capsules for this weekend’s Atlantic Hockey Conference semifinals at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y.

The game...

Coach Dean Blais era ends in Omaha, college hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

After suggesting to the Omaha World-Herald on Sunday night that he would return for another season, Nebraska-Omaha coach...

Former Colorado College hockey standout Jaccob Slavin makes Tigers history with NHL hat track
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Former Colorado College standout Jaccob Slavin recorded his first pro hat trick and became the first former Tigers defenseman to accomplish that in...

Air Force hockey moves up in national poll; could NCAA berth be in sight?
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

A home quarterfinals series sweep over Bentley pushed Air Force up a spot in this week’s national poll to No. 17.

Atlantic Hockey Conference...

Air Force to face Army in Atlantic Hockey Conference semifinal
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

A 4-3 comeback win for third-seeded Army in Game 3 Sunday night eliminated Mercyhurst and set up an all-service academy semifinal Friday at the...

Rapid Reaction: No. 1 Denver ends Colorado College hockey's season
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Mar 11, 2017

DENVER – All season long, Colorado College hockey did not have the offensive talent to overcome many defensive mistakes.

It was no different...

Rapid Reaction: No. 1 Denver puts Colorado College hockey season on the ropes
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

PREGAME REPORT

Upper-body injuries will keep winger Nick Halloran and defensemen Cole McCaskill and Cole Josefchak out of Friday’s...

Three Air Force Falcons receive all-Atlantic Hockey Conference honors
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Three Air Force players garnered all-Atlantic Hockey Conference honors, the league announced on Thursday with Falcons junior defenseman Phil Boje (15...

Air Force's Shane Starrett semifinalist for Mike Richter top college hockey goalie award
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Air Force sophomore goalie Shane Starrett was named as one of 10 semifinalists for the annual Mike Richter Award, which honors Division 1’s best...

Air Force's Shane Starrett, Jordan Himley garner Atlantic Hockey Conference monthly awards
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Air Force’s Shane Starrett and Jordan Himley earned Atlantic Hockey Conference monthly awards after leading the Falcons to a 6-1-1 record in...

Air Force hockey drops to No. 18 in national rankings
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Saturday’s 3-2 home overtime loss to Sacred Heart denied Air Force the Atlantic Hockey Conference regular-season title and also dropped the Falcons...

Rapid Reaction: No. 8 Western Michigan dominates Colorado College hockey in home finale
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Pregame Western Michigan enters Saturday’s NCHC series finale with an 0-4-3 mark all-time in Colorado Springs, including 0-2-3 since the NCHC began...

Rapid Reaction: Colorado College hockey scores in final second of 2OT against No. 8 Western Michigan
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

PREGAME

CC fans will need to look out for the top line of senior Western Michigan center Sheldon Dries ( No. 8) and sophomores Griffen Molino...

CC hockey notes: Senior Night set for Saturday
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Senior Night is Saturday

Fans are asked to settle into their Broadmoor World Arena seats about 15 minutes before the 6:05 p.m. scheduled start...

Former Colorado College defenseman Aaron Harstad called up to AHL’s Texas Stars
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The Texas Stars, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, signed Colorado College defenseman Aaron Harstad to an unspecified...

Air Force hockey ranking highest in almost 5 years
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Air Force moved up two spots in the latest U.S. College Hockey Online poll to No. 17 for the Atlantic Hockey Conference’s highest ranking in almost...

Rapid reaction: Colorado College battles back to tie No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Pregame report

Tonight’s game against No. 1 Minnesota Duluth is CC’s 35th against the nation’s top-ranked team dating back to the beginning of...

Rapid Reaction: No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth ekes out 2-1 win over Colorado College hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Pregame report

Colorado College has its final chance to win a season series when they host No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth this weekend at The...

15 Colorado College players garner National Collegiate Hockey Conference all-academic honors
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Fifteen Colorado College players made the National Collegiate Hockey Conference academic all-conference team, the Colorado Springs-based league...

Air Force hockey moves up to No. 19 in national poll
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Air Force hockey moves up to No. 19

For the second week in a row, Air Force hockey is garnering national poll recognition.

The Falcons...

Rapid Reaction No. 2 Denver cruises to sweep of Colorado College hockey
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Pregame report

A day after saying CC fans should expect some lineup changes, only the extra skater has changed with the Tigers going with an...

Rapid Reaction: Colorado College hockey falls short at No. 2 Denver
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Pregame report

With a 4-6-2 record since their last game against No. 2 Denver, Colorado College coach Mike Haviland believes the Tigers have...

College hockey aplenty tonight on Colorado Springs radio
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Both the Frank Serratore show and the CC Hockey Coaches Show with Mike Haviland will be broadcast from 6-7 tonight on their respective flagship...

Air Force’s Shane Starrett, Brady Tomlak garner weekly Atlantic Hockey awards 
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Air Force’s Shane Starrett and Brady Tomlak earned Atlantic Hockey weekly honors by helping lead the No. 20 Falcons to a road sweep at Bentley last...

Air Force hockey now No. 20 in national poll
By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Feb 6, 2017

Air Force’s road sweep at Bentley helped it move up to No. 20 in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll – the rankings used by The Associated Press and...

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

Email: joe.paisley@gazette.com.