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  • CC Tigers bond while enjoying Colorado outdoors; with video

    The 14 incoming Colorado College freshmen and some returning players arrived in Colorado Springs for preseason medical check-ups, some school orientation and to meet each other leading into the 2015-16 season. Class officially begins Aug. 24. “It was good to see them even if only for a short time,” CC coach Mike Haviland said, well aware of...

  • CC goalie Chase Perry leaves Tigers; return to junior hockey

    Goalie Chase Perry has left the Colorado College program and returned to the Wenatchee (Wash.) Wild, where he was a junior hockey standout. The move was not a surprise to coach Mike Haviland, who said the incoming sophomore was looking to play more. "He wanted to talk to his folks about it and make a decision this offseason," Haviland said....

  • Harstad, Stoykewych sign with AHL Manitoba

    Former Colorado College defensemen Aaron Harstad and Peter Stoykewych both signed American Hockey League contracts with the Winnipeg Jets organization and will play for the Manitoba Moose (formerly St. John’s IceCaps) in Winnipeg, according to the Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg native Stoykewych (2010) and Harstad (2011) were both...

  • Former Colorado College, Chicago Blackhawks standout Bill 'Red' Hay named to Hockey Hall of Fame

    Former Colorado College great Bill "Red" Hay, the first college player to play in the NHL, was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday as part of the 2015 class. Hay served as president and chief operating officer of Hockey Canada; part-owner, president and chief executive officer of the Calgary Flames (1991-96) and, mostly recently,...

  • Former Colorado College hockey player Doyle leads CC Athletics Hall of Fame class

    Former Colorado College defenseman Rob Doyle still cannot believe his luck. Now, 28 years since he last donned a Tigers hockey uniform, the 1987 graduate is surprised he is being inducted into the CC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. "I have been unbelievably lucky," he said. The three-time team MVP scored 51 goals and added 151 assists in...

  • Former Colorado College coach Scott Owens takes over Sioux Falls of USHL

    Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens is back in the junior ranks. His hire as the new coach and general manager of the U.S. Hockey League champion Sioux Falls Stampede was confirmed during a news conference Thursday afternoon. "We are thrilled for this new challenge," Owens said, referring to his wife Sally, a Des Moines native....

  • Ramsey: Colorado College Tigers' most important hockey games will be against Air Force

    Colorado College just announced its schedule for the 2015-2016 season. The Tigers, fresh off 26 losses, will battle hockey powers from across our great nation. You could call this brutal schedule courageous. Or you could call it reckless. Either way, you would be correct. Let's make this clear: The most important games of the Tigers...

  • Colorado College hockey announces 2015-16 schedule, prepares for 'tough' start

    Colorado College hockey continued its tradition of putting together one of the nation’s most difficult schedules when next season’s 32 games were announced on Monday. The 2015-16 campaign opens with an exhibition against Canadian college power Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 3 followed by three Hockey East foes in a row; Massachusetts at The...

  • CC adds two incoming defensemen

    Colorado College hockey is adding two more defensemen to the incoming rookie class. Soo Thunderbirds blue-liner David Radke (Orinda, Calif.) and Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenseman Andrew Farny (Steamboat Springs) are Nos. 12 and 13 scheduled to join the program this fall.   Radke helped the Soo Thunderbirds to the...

  • Tigers excited by chance to play Denver outdoors

    The Tigers' excitement about playing Denver in an outdoor game grew steadily this past college hockey season. It hit a fever pitch after the Colorado Rockies confirmed on Monday that Coors Field will host the first outdoor hockey game between the Front Range rivals on Feb. 20, 2016. "It's exhilarating," Colorado College junior Jared Hanson...

  • CC-Denver 2016 outdoor game date set for Coors Field

    The excitement for the Tigers about playing Denver in an outdoor game began to build this past college hockey season. “It’s exhilarating,” Colorado College junior Jared Hanson said. “It will be the biggest game many of us will ever play. Growing up, you watch the NHL outdoor games and dream of playing in something like that. To do that...

  • Colorado College hockey bringing in 11 rookies to fill roles throughout lineup

    Eleven freshmen will join Colorado College hockey this fall with all expected to fill important roles next season. "We are very excited to bring our first class to Colorado College this fall," coach Mike Haviland said. "Many of these players will be expected to make an immediate impact next year." The class includes seven forwards, three...

  • Colorado College tired of getting pushed around, boosts offseason strength training

    Colorado College coach Mike Haviland was tired of seeing the Tigers get pushed off the puck during games last season. With a more accountable off-ice strength training this offseason, he and the other Tiger coaches expect their players to work very hard this offseason so they are stronger around the puck and along the boards. "Coach set the...

  • Colorado College hockey coaches tweaking approach after first season of Mike Haviland era

    Colorado College hockey coach Mike Haviland's first season at the helm was a learning experience for the players and coaching staff. The longtime professional coach had to adjust his approach during his first season as a head coach in college. He realized that the players were unable to absorb everything he sought to teach them because of time...

  • Deal nears on outdoor game between CC, Denver

    An announcement about a possible outdoor game between Colorado College and host Denver may be "coming fairly soon." Contracts and other details remain unsigned and the paperwork is complicated, especially with CC, DU, the NHL, the Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Rockies all involved. "We are still trying to work out the details," CC...

  • Colorado College's league hockey schedule released

    While next season starts Oct. 3, Colorado College will open National Collegiate Hockey Conference play almost a month later when defending regular-season champion and NCAA national semifinalist North Dakota comes to The Broadmoor World Arena on Oct. 30-31. Denver opens league play the following weekend, Nov. 6-7, with a home-and-home series...

  • NCHC announces CC league schedule; Denver release Air Force dates

    While next season starts Oct. 3, Colorado College will open National Collegiate Hockey Conference play almost a month later when defending regular-season champion and NCAA national semifinalist North Dakota comes to at The Broadmoor World Arena Oct. 30-31. Denver opens league play the following weekend, Nov. 6-7, with a home-and-home series...

  • Harstad garners national strength and conditioning honor

    Colorado College senior Aaron Harstad is a 2015 All-American Athlete Award recipient by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and EAS Sports Nutrition. The award program recognizes collegiate and high school athletes whose athletic accomplishments, in the opinion of their strength coach, reflect their dedication to...

  • Tigers great Brett Sterling excelling in Europe

    The window back into the NHL was closing, so former Colorado College hockey standout Brett Sterling went to Europe to continue his playing career. He couldn't be happier with the choice. "I could have continued playing in the (American Hockey League) but my opportunities to play in the NHL were becoming limited," the 30-year-old winger...

  • Jaccob Slavin returning to play hockey at Colorado College

    Colorado College defenseman Jaccob Slavin confirmed he will return to play his junior season. Slavin said he will be back with the Tigers this fall in a text message Friday afternoon, moments after a North Carolina-based blogger specializing in the NHL's Hurricanes reported he would. "As of now, yes I am coming back," said Slavin, who was...

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