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  • 5 questions this hockey holiday weekend

    Here are five questions for area college hockey fans to ponder while digesting stuffing this holiday weekend: Can Air Force improve its defensive zone coverage? That remains a recurring problem for the Falcons, who struggled mightily against a good No. 10 Denver squad and bounced back with a much-improved performance against Colorado...

  • Meet former CC Tiger Cody Lampl, fighting as the Caped Crusader

    Pow! Biff! Zonk! It was a scene from childhood for some and Nick at Nite for others. Former Tiger defenseman Cody Lampl, wearing a Batman jersey, fought Evansville’s Kevin Harvey, clad in a Riddler top, during a special ECHL game night honoring Batman’s 75th anniversary. The host Toledo Walleye, which includes Lampl and Colorado Springs’...

  • CC hockey notes: Injuries deplete CC defensive corps

    Injuries deplete CC defensive corps Colorado College played Saturday's Pikes Peak Trophy Game against Air Force with only five healthy defensemen after seniors Aaron Harstad and Peter Stoykewych were injured in Friday's 5-2 win over Wisconsin. The severity of the injuries are unknown. Freshman blue-liner Duggie Lagrone (upper body injury)...

  • Tigers keep Wisconsin winless on the season

    The Colorado College hockey faithful hadn't seen their team in person for more than a month. They liked what they saw. The host Tigers jumped to a two-goal lead and never trailed en route to a convincing 5-2 victory over winless Wisconsin on Friday. "It was a long time coming," said CC junior Jared Hanson, who tallied his first assist of...

  • Colorado College hockey notes: Wisconsin, CC continue lineup shuffle

    Wisconsin, CC continue lineup shuffle In a sign of two struggling teams, Wisconsin has used seven lineups in its first seven outings; Colorado College has had a new lineup in all 10 games. Eleven of Wisconsin's 13 freshmen have played this season due to injuries and coach Mike Eaves juggling lines to generate more offense. That included...

  • CC hockey hopes to end winless skid against Wisconsin, Air Force

    The Tigers are putting last weekend's loss to Denver behind them as they prepare to play a rare home game and renew their rivalry with Air Force. Colorado College hosts winless Wisconsin on Friday for their only home game in two months and travels to Air Force on Saturday, the night after the Falcons travel to No. 10 Denver. The Tigers are...

  • Five things to watch this weekend for Colorado college hockey teams

    It is a busy weekend for the region's college hockey teams with intrastate and traditional rivalries renewed. CC hosts winless Wisconsin Friday and travels to rival Air Force on Saturday. The Falcons head to No. 10 Denver on Friday, which hosts the Badgers the next night in a renewal of their former Western Collegiate Hockey Association...

  • Arizona State moving to Division I in hockey

    The addition of Arizona State to the Division I ranks next season could bolster the National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which includes Colorado College. The Pac-12 school announced Tuesday that it was elevating its national champion club program to varsity status starting next season after supporters, notably Don Mulett, father of former...

  • Could Arizona State join Colorado College in same hockey conference?

    First-year Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson confirmed that ASU will elevate its national power club program up to NCAA Division I status starting next season with an eye on joining a conference -- likely the Colorado Springs-based National Collegiate Hockey Conference or the Western Collegiate Hockey Association -- in 2017. The...

  • Coach Mike Haviland says Colorado College lost rivalry game in first three minutes

    DENVER - Colorado College hockey fans can hope that Friday night was the low point for this season. Regardless, the result was historic. No. 11 Denver dominated their National Collegiate Hockey Conference rivals in an 8-1 victory to take the first game of the four-game Gold Pan rivalry series between the two private schools. It was CC's...

  • CC hockey notes: Teddy Bear toss set for next week

    Colorado College plans special events next week The annual Teddy Bear Toss to benefit the Bob Telmosse Foundation will be held during first intermission of next Friday's 7:37 p.m. home game against Wisconsin. The only Skate with the Tigers session this season is scheduled for Nov. 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Honnen Ice Rink on the Colorado...

  • 5 things for Front Range college hockey fans to consider this weekend

    Can Colorado College slow down No. 11 Denver's potent power play? 1 The best way to slow down a power play is to keep it off the ice. For CC, that means playing intense, disciplined hockey and keeping Denver's ninth-ranked power play (23.1 percent) idle during Friday's 7:37 p.m. game at Magness Arena. Tickets remain available. If CC draws...

  • Miners coaches Luke Fulghum, Brandon Straub relive CC-DU hockey rivalry

    The verbal barbs between Pikes Peak Miners coaches Luke Fulghum and Brandon Straub may have a little more edge to them this week. Colorado College travels to No. 11 Denver on Friday to open the annual Gold Pan rivalry series. "We are chirping each other a little more lately," Fulghum said. "We both pay attention to how the programs are...

  • Taking on hockey rival Denver could spark Tigers out of slump

    Taking on rival Denver may be just what the Colorado College hockey players need to elevate their play and sustain a strong level of play for 60 minutes. "Absolutely," Tigers senior forward Scott Wamsganz said about Denver giving the team a spark. "We need a game like this to revitalize us." "We have the Gold Pan (rivalry trophy) parked...

  • Horrid second period costly in Colorado College's loss at Miami

    OXFORD, Ohio - Another miserable second period put the game out of reach for Colorado College. No. 11 Miami scored three goals and outshot the visitors 24-2 during the middle frame to clinch a 5-1 victory and a National Collegiate Hockey Conference series sweep in Oxford, Ohio. Miami's power play, held scoreless through 128 minutes by CC,...

  • Freshman goalie Chase Perry keeps Colorado College hockey team close until third period

    OXFORD, Ohio - Colorado College put together its best performance this season, but could not hold off No. 11 Miami indefinitely on Friday night. Despite 38 saves by freshman goalie Chase Perry - 20 in the second period - the Tigers lost their fifth straight game with a 3-0 road defeat at the hands of the RedHawks at Steve Cady Arena....

  • In-game report: CC, Miami scoreless through one period

    Colorado College freshman goalie Chase Perry will get his second start of the season Friday night at No. 11 Miami. Perry started Game 2 of the season but was replaced by sophomore Tyler Marble to start the third period of an eventual 4-3 Tigers win over Alabama-Huntsville. “We thought giving Marble four starts in a row was enough,” CC coach...

  • Peter Stoykewych seems to be right choice for Colorado College hockey captain

    A month into the season, players and coaches agree that Peter Stoykewych was the right choice as Colorado College captain. The end of the 2014-15 campaign will ultimately decide how this year's Tigers and their captain are remembered. But after four weeks, the players and coaches are pleased the senior from Winnipeg wears the "C." "He has...

  • Five things for state college hockey fans to consider heading into this weekend

    Here are five things for state college hockey fans to consider heading into this weekend: Will a bye week pay off with some improvement by Colorado College? 1 The team certainly expects that after spending a week walking through systems and schemes to further familiarize the Tigers (2-4) with their roles and expectations. "For sure," CC...

  • Halloween memories aplenty for Tigers this bye week

    It only takes a few moments thinking of Halloween as a child to bring a smile to a Colorado College hockey player's face. "One year, I was the field-goal posts and my (younger) brother (Jake) was (Minnesota Vikings) kicker Gary Anderson," said sophomore forward Luc Gerdes, who was age 6 at the time. "I guess we were pretty cute." His mother...

  • Five questions for area college hockey fans to consider this week

    Can Air Force avoid turnovers against a potent North Dakota offense? 1 It's a question that should be asked of the Falcons against every foe until they improve their defensive zone coverage. Mistakes could prove very costly against No. 3 North Dakota, which is in a four-way tie for 12th nationally in scoring (3.50). "It's a huge concern," Air...

  • CC Tigers suffer another big loss in shades of last season

    DURHAM, N.H. - Colorado College enters its bye week still trying to shake off last season. On Saturday, it was two goals in 12 seconds during the second period that blew open the nonconference 6-2 win for host New Hampshire. The night before, four goals in the second powered No. 6 Boston College to a 6-2 victory of its own. The...

  • CC Notes: It's back to training camp after another blowout loss

    Back to training camp for the Tigers Colorado College will use its upcoming bye week to focus on the basics and try to shake off a four-game losing streak that brings back all-too-fresh memories of last season. To do so, they need to learn their systems better and work to make the right decisions, especially without the puck. That takes...

  • No. 6 Boston College makes Colorado College pay for mistakes

    BOSTON - A perennial national championship contender like No. 6 Boston College is simply too good to make mistakes against. Colorado College found that out all too often in a 6-2 nonconference loss at the Conte Forum in Boston on Friday night. "We gave them the goals they scored," Tigers sophomore defenseman Jaccob Slavin said. "They are a...

  • CC hockey notes: Penalty kill improves in loss

    Penalty kill improves in loss For a penalty kill that remains very much a work in progress, going 3-for-4 marked a considerable improvement for Colorado College, which entered Friday's 6-2 loss to No. 6 Boston College at a paltry 57.9 percent. After some extended work in practice, the penalty killers did a better job keeping their formation...

  • Former walk-on earns spot in Colorado Springs Hall

    Pete Geronazzo came to Colorado College from Trail, British Columbia, as a walk-on and watched the 1991-1992 Tiger hockey team from the stands. He later proceeded to become an All-American, Hobey Baker top-10 finalist and one of the school's most productive players in history. After collecting seven goals and seven assists his official...

  • CC hockey looks to bounce back during challenging road test

    Colorado College's hockey team cannot afford to worry about who it plays this weekend as much as how it competes. Six days after a 7-2 home loss to No. 3 North Dakota, the Tigers travel to New England to face No. 6 Boston College on Friday and NCAA Tournament regular New Hampshire on Saturday. But if the Tigers do not play with intensity, it...

  • Five questions for state's college hockey teams this weekend

    Can Air Force control the puck better? 1 Turnovers, especially in their own zone, negated an overall decent performance in the past three Falcons losses. Some of the turnovers can be attributed to inexperience with nine to 10 freshman skaters playing regularly. But others, including a critical short-handed goal against Alaska-Anchorage, were...

  • Tigers' effort is sorely insufficient

    Special teams were anything but for Colorado College on a night the Tigers should never forget. No. 3 North Dakota took advantage of a poor overall effort by the host Tigers to record five power-play goals and add two short-handed scores in a 7-2 rout Saturday night. "We got outworked and outplayed in our building and that should never...

  • Tigers can't claw their way back

    Colorado College battled back, but No. 3 North Dakota would not wilt. The Tigers cashed in one of five power-play chances in the second period but was unable to mount a rally in a 3-1 loss before 6,643 fans, some clad in green and white, at The Broadmoor World Arena. "I liked our compete level," CC coach Mike Haviland said. "If we continue to...

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