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  • CC signee Bergh wins gold medal

    Colorado College signee Mason Bergh scored the tying goal to force overtime and Team USA won its six World Junior A Challenge tournament championship in seven years with a 3-2 win over Denmark on Saturday. Denmark’s Nikolai Ehlers scored only 33 seconds into the opening period for a 1-0 lead. In the second period, uncommitted American Brock...

  • Colorado College hockey turnaround taking longer than hoped for

    The hoped-for Colorado College hockey turnaround under coach Mike Haviland is taking longer than coaches, fans and players would like. But many connected to the program point to recent improvements as signs that the overhaul is underway. That gives Haviland reason to hope for a second-half surge by the last-place Tigers (3-11-1, 0-8-1 National...

  • North Dakota beats Denver for split

    DENVER — Nick Mattson had a goal and an assist to lead No. 1-ranked North Dakota to a 3-1 win over Denver University Saturday in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Mattson wasn't in the lineup for Friday's 4-1 loss, which extend the Pioneers' winning streak against top-ranked teams to three games. Mattson scored his first goal of the...

  • Denver hockey beats No. 1 North Dakota 4-1

    DENVER — Denver University goalie Evan Cowley made 29 saves and assisted on a goal as the Pioneers beat North Dakota 4-1 Saturday to extend its winning streak against No. 1-ranked teams to three games. The 11th-ranked Pioneers will try for another sweep on Saturday. They swept Minnesota Feb. 10-11, 2012, the last time they faced a No....

  • Colorado College's Peter Stoykewych may face his brother this weekend

    Colorado College captain Peter Stoykewych hasn't had many reasons to smile this season but the thought of this weekend prompted a big grin. For the first time outside their backyard hockey rink, Peter and his younger brother, Western Michigan freshman Paul, will play against each other when Colorado College travels to face the Broncos. The...

  • Tigers announce six hockey signees

    Colorado College announces six signees Colorado College announced six players have signed national letters of intent on Friday night with four scheduled to arrive this fall. “There will be more to come as we retool the roster with our future players,” Tigers coach Mike Haviland said. The signees are (all stats through Thursday): Mason...

  • 5 questions about Front Range college hockey this week

    Here are five questions for area college hockey fans to consider before the holiday break: Can CC's improved special-teams performance continue? 1 Overlooked in the sweep at No. 9 Minnesota-Duluth is the improved performance of the Tigers penalty kill. Colorado College (3-10, 0-7 National Collegiate Hockey Conference) has gone 15 for 16...

  • Early goals in each period doom CC in defeat at Minnesota-Duluth

    Early goals in all three periods were too much for Colorado College to overcome in a 7-2 loss at No. 8 Minnesota-Duluth. Saturday's score was especially disappointing to coach Mike Haviland since the Tigers flirted with a comeback midway through the third period before the hosts pulled away. "The disappointing thing is that for the last 10...

  • Host Minnesota-Duluth rallies to extinguish Tigers

    The sting from this loss may linger for Colorado College. The Tigers were denied when sophomore wing Kyle Osterberg backhanded in a rebound with 1 minute, 28 seconds left in overtime to complete No. 8 Minnesota-Duluth's 3-2 come-from-behind victory. The scoring chance developed when UMD senior wing Justin Crandall forced a turnover in the CC...

  • Colorado College happy to return to league play

    Silence can be a wonderful thing for the road team. So can a raucous crowd. The Colorado College Tigers are anxious to soak in the atmosphere at Amsoil Arena with No. 8 Minnesota-Duluth's noisy fans surrounding a tight NHL ice sheet. That and their first National Collegiate Hockey Conference series in two weeks have the Tigers eager to play....

  • 5 questions for Front Range college hockey's weekend

    Here are five questions to consider for the Centennial State's college hockey teams as they all hit the road this weekend: Can CC cool off a red-host 
Minnesota-Duluth squad? 1 No. 8 Minnesota-Duluth is on a serious roll. The Bulldogs recorded a road sweep of then-No. 7 St. Cloud State, home-and-home wins over then-No. 1 Minnesota (now No....

  • Ramsey: Colorado College's Mike Haviland remains bold believer in clawless Tigers

    Mike Haviland is staring at a photo of a happy man standing next to Barack Obama. "Obama was a regular guy," Haviland says, shaking his head in admiration. "He was laughing with us and hugging us. Just a regular guy." Haviland, the happy man in the photo, is remembering when he helped coach the Chicago Black Hawks to the 2013 Stanley Cup...

  • 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’...

  • Air Force tops Colorado College for second straight year, wins Pikes Peak Trophy

    Colorado College was no match for Air Force once the host Falcons upped their intensity midway through the opening period. That uptick and a strong performance from the Air Force defenders and sophomore goalie Chris Truehl (35 saves) helped the Falcons repeat as winners of the annual Pikes Peak Trophy by a 3-1 margin Saturday night before...

  • 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)...

  • Ramsey: It appears the Falcons have finally caught Tigers

    The horn sounded, and Air Force fans rose in unison at Cadet Ice Arena for a brief, loud moment of celebration. The Falcons had accomplished what once would have been unthinkable. They had thumped Colorado College, 3-1. Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh stood on the edge of the ice when the game ended. He remembers the old days, when CC...

  • 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....

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