ATLANTIC HOCKEY ARCHIVES
October 24, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Season finally starting to heat up
Slowly but surely, Atlantic Hockey teams are opening the league portion of their schedules.
October 17, 2013
Atlantic Hockey: Sacred Heart off to stellar start
It took Sacred Heart a full season to win two games last season. A young Pioneer team did it in the span of three games this time around.
October 10, 2013
Atlantic season preview: UConn aims to finish strong
Coach Cavanaugh guides Huskies in final Atlantic slate.
September 27, 2013
Full schedule announced for Frozen Fenway 2014
Hockey is coming back to Fenway Park, with a slate of games scheduled for December and January.
September 17, 2013
Atlantic Hockey: Purple Eagles expected to fly again
Niagara University was tabbed to repeat this year, the league announced Tuesday during its season-opening conference call.
May 9, 2013
From NEHJ: AIC turns the corner in Atlantic Hockey
American International College hit a rough patch around the holidays.
April 9, 2013
From NEHJ: Making waves in Atlantic
UConn Huskies optimistic thanks to opportunistic goalie Grogan, up-and-coming talent.
March 29, 2013
Canisius, Niagara look to make some noise
The two Atlantic Hockey flag carriers will look to sustain their momentum in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
March 21, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: UConn's chance to reach big dance
With superpowers Air Force and RIT out, the Huskies have as good a shot as any of the remaining four teams in the Atlantic Hockey tournament.
March 15, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Huskies, Crusaders chasing crown
Holy Cross and Connecticut are the only New England teams still standing in the Atlantic Hockey tournament.
March 8, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Falcons in full flight
With a weekend sweep of league-leading Niagara, Air Force showed their sixth Atlantic Hockey tourney title in seven years may still be in the cards.
March 1, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Lots of scoreboard watching ahead
With just a few points separating teams in line for a bye and those vying for home-ice advantage, it's clear the regular season will come down to the wire.
February 24, 2013
From NEHJ: For UConn, no time like the present
Conference move awaits, but Huskies aim to win now.
February 22, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Niagara locks up first-place finish
Niagara split with Robert Morris last weekend and wrapped up its first Atlantic Hockey regular season championship with four games left to play.
February 16, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders vie for bye
After finishing in a three-way tie for third and losing the tiebreake last year, Holy Cross is looking to secure a spot in the top four in Atlantic Hockey.
February 8, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Meisner sets career saves mark
AIC goaltender Ben Meisner made 88 stops over the weekend, becoming the all-time leader in career saves in Atlantic Hockey.
February 1, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Here come the Falcons
Air Force, as if there was ever any doubt, has established itself as a team that must be dealt with down the stretch and into the postseason.
January 24, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Trio of sweeps shuffle up standings
Bentley, Air Force and RIT were the movers and shakers in Atlantic Hockey last weekend.
January 17, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: UConn looking to make a move
The Hukies, coming off a split with Robert Morris, plays a pair of games at home against Mercyhurst this weekend with an eye on moving up in the Atlantic Hockey standings.
January 11, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Mad dash to the finish begins
Though Niagara has pulled away from the field, the first three months of a five-month-long college hockey regular season grind have not separated the league a whole heck of a lot.
December 27, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Best hockey still to come for HC
Holy Cross has some fine-tuning to do, but it's hard to find fault with how things went in Worcester leading up to the holiday break.
December 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Pride of the Yellow Jackets
Adam Pleskach and Ben Meisner lead a resilient senior contingent for AIC.
December 13, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Bentley's Gensler hits milestone
Brett Gensler notched his 100th point in his 88th collegiate game, which makes him the quickest to reach that mark in Bentley's Division 1 history.
December 7, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Niagara proves they're team to beat
Niagara has ripped through the Atlantic Hockey portion of its schedule – through pretty much all portions of its schedule, actually – to the top of the league.
November 29, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Huskies heating up
Powered by their first-ever sweep of Air Force, UConn has gone 4-1-0 since starting the year with an 0-4-2 record.
November 23, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Gensler, Falcons aim to gain ground
Bentley and Mercyhurst will square off for a pair of games in Waltham, Mass., with both squads looking to move up a bit in the standings.
November 21, 2012
From NEHJ: On-the-job training
Rookie defenders are key to the Holy Cross Crusaders' fortunes.
November 15, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders can count on Nunn
Holy Cross, led by senior forwards Kyle Fletcher and Brandon Nunn, has the 2012-13 season off to an impressive start.
November 8, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: What a weekend for Niagara
Senior forward Giancarlo Iuorio and junior goalie Carsen Chubak led the Purple Eagles to a shutout sweep of Connecticut, 3-0 and 5-0.
November 1, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Army starts off on right foot
The Army hockey team, an extremely young group led by a small handful of seniors, is off to a much better start this year than last.
October 25, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders looking for revenge
Evan Zych and Holy Cross will look to avenge being swept by UConn for the time first time in program history last season.
October 18, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: AIC's Meisner makes history
Goalie Ben Meisner got the season off to a good start with a school and Atlantic Hockey record 61 saves in AIC’s 3-2 overtime win at Penn State.
October 11, 2012
Atlantic Hockey 2012-13 season preview
New England Hockey Journal takes a look at who's gone, who's back and what lies ahead for each of the 12 teams in Atlantic Hockey.
October 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Atlantic Hockey's come a long way in 10 years
Always improving, Atlantic Hockey's decade of growth is truly something to marvel at.
September 9, 2012
Canisius has high hopes for freshman Miller
Canisius hopes former EJHL star Stephen Miller (Boxborough, Mass.) can have a big impact in his first collegiate season.
August 30, 2012
Atlantic Hockey commish DeGregorio re-signs through 2016
The Atlantic Hockey Association has announced that commissioner Robert DeGregorio has signed a three-year extension.
August 12, 2012
Former Holy Cross star Cox headed to Norway
Former Holy Cross standout and 2012 graduate Andrew Cox has signed with Stjernen of Get-ligaen, the premier Norwegian hockey league.
May 26, 2012
Huskies pledge support for You Can Play project
The UConn men's hockey team recently released their second video supporting You Can Play, welcoming all athletes, gay or straight, to play for the school.
May 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Holy Cross eyes defensive holes
With their firepower intact, the Crusaders know they need help on the blue line.
May 4, 2012
Bentley d-man Switzer named premier senior student-athlete
Mike Switzer was selected as the 2011-12 recipient of the Edward J. Powers Award as Bentley's premier senior student-athlete.
April 17, 2012
From NEHJ: Bentley bounces back, but Falcons not satisfied
Bentley’s bounce-back season, powered by sophomore Brett Gensler and his freshman linemates, got the Falcons close. Very close. Now coach Ryan Soderquist’s crew wants more.
April 10, 2012
Op-ed: Holy Cross makes more sense for Hockey East
Freshman forward Mike McNamara (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) shares why he believes Holy Cross deserves to be the 12th member of Hockey East.
March 28, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Falcons give BC a run for its money
After capturing the regular-season title and winning the Atlantic Hockey tournament, Air Force was knocked off by the the top team in the nation.
March 22, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Air Force wins title, preps for BC
Air Force captured its second straight and fifth Atlantic Hockey Association tournament championship in the past six years.
March 15, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Air Force's repeat hopes alive
Air Force knocked off RIT in the Atlantic Hockey Association championship last March. Mercyhurst and Niagara hope to keep those two teams from meeting for the title again.
March 8, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders, Huskies move on
Holy Cross took out Army in two games and UConn did the same to Canisius in Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series last weekend.
February 29, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: No bye, no problem for Crusaders
Holy Cross missed out on a bye and will play a first-round series against Army. The confident Crusaders don't mind taking the long road.
February 26, 2012
Bentley's Switzer brothers treasure time together
Chances are, if the Falcons are going to do some damage in the Atlantic Hockey playoffs, the Brothers Switzers will be in the middle of it.
February 22, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Seven squads vying for home ice
A whopping seven teams are battling to secure one of the top four spots in Atlantic Hockey. RIT goalie Shane Madolara says he's never seen anything like it.
February 16, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: In final stretch, points are precious
The Atlantic Hockey regular season is down to its last two weekends and a number of teams are involved in the fight to the finish.
February 10, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Air Force soars to top
Air Force became the third team to hold down the top spot in the league in the last three weeks, following in the steps of Mercyhurst and then RIT.
February 1, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Goaltending key for UConn, Niagara
Huskies junior Garrett Bartus and Niagara senior Chris Noonan are helping their teams climb the Atlantic Hockey ladder with stellar netminding.
January 26, 2012
From NEHJ: UConn packs punch
Led by sophomores Brant Harris and Cole Schneider, the Huskies' power play has proven to be prodigious.
January 25, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: RIT, Mercyhurst set for big clash
Merycyhurst and RIT have not exactly separated themselves from the Atlantic Hockey pack. Far from it, actually.
January 18, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Bentley lands blow at Air Force
Bentley has done its share to tighten up the Atlantic Hockey pack since the start of the new year.
January 11, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Region's teams on an upswing
Holy Cross, Bentley and UConn -- three of the five New England entrants in Atlantic Hockey -- did a little moving and shaking in the league race to kick off the new year last weekend.
January 5, 2012
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Leaders gaining some separation
RIT got the second half of the season off to a nice start. Air Force’s kickoff to a long stretch run was more mixed.
December 28, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Huskies embrace home holiday cooking
RIT, Army, Holy Cross and Niagara all hit the road for holiday tournaments to kick off the second half of the season. Not Connecticut.
December 24, 2011
From NEHJ: AIC formulating an escape plan
The Yellow Jackets have come as close as can be to escaping the cellar each of the past two seasons, but it’s not like breaking out of last place is a major topic of discussion around the locker room and the team.
December 15, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Cream is rising to the top
Atlantic Hockey: Cream rising to the top
December 7, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Cox, Holy Cross make their points
Holy Cross made a move in the Atlantic Hockey standings with its first four-point league weekend of the season, sweeping Canisius at home by scores of 3-2 and 4-0.
November 30, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Sacred Heart's first win a stunner
Sacred Heart had itself a fine Thanksgiving holiday and finally got on the preferred side of the won-loss register.
November 27, 2011
From NEHJ: Holy Cross captain Daly leaving his mark
Mike Daly, the Holy Cross captain and a detailed-minded defenseman, loves a physical game.
November 22, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Middle ground suits AIC
AIC has been picking up league points on a regular basis in the early going of the season and hits the Thanksgiving break in the middle of the Atlantic Hockey pack.
November 17, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Young Falcons starting to spread wings
Bentley, one of a few very young teams in Atlantic Hockey, won a pair of 4-1 games last weekend to make an early move in the league standings.
November 10, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: These numbers keep coming up
Here’s a hot tip for anyone looking to make a friendly wager — for entertainment purposes only, of course — on an Atlantic Hockey game this weekend: Pick a final score of 2-0.
November 3, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Canisius pulls off great escape
Atlantic Hockey: Canisius' great escape
October 27, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Holy Cross vaults to head of class
Atlantic Hockey: Big win for Holy Cross
October 23, 2011
From NEHJ: In Atlantic Hockey, it's all hands on deck
The Atlantic Hockey Association survived the Summer Shakeout of 2011, and commissioner Robert DeGregorio does not expect a lot of speed bumps to come as the league steers toward 2013.
October 20, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Early returns favor UConn
The University of Connecticut turned in a turnaround season a year ago and has picked up right where it left off -- and that’s a decidedly good thing in Storrs.
October 13, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: No rest for the road-weary
Niagara opened the season with a game against Michigan. Bentley had the opportunity to play those same high-profile and high-powered Wolverines twice last weekend.
October 7, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: RIT, Air Force head list of hopefuls
Once again, as they have for half a decade, Atlantic Hockey teams will try their best to derail the league powerhouses, RIT and Air Force.
May 18, 2011
New playoff format announced for Atlantic Hockey
The Atlantic Hockey 2012 postseason tournament will have a new format.
April 16, 2011
From NEHJ: UConn, Holy Cross hungry for more
UConn and Holy Cross both took their hockey seasons to a place they had not been in recent years.
March 24, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Air Force soars again
After a one-year absence while RIT took the puck and raced with it all the way to the Frozen Four, the Falcons are back on top of Atlantic Hockey.
March 23, 2011
From NEHJ: Bentley's Calvi leads by example
Bentley College goalie Joe Calvi nominated for 2011 Hockey Humanitarian Award.
March 20, 2011
Paul Pearl of Holy Cross named AHA Coach of the Year
Holy Cross men's hockey coach Paul Pearl (Winthrop, Mass.) was named the 2011 Atlantic Hockey Coach of the Year.
March 16, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Holy Cross, UConn in the hunt
The world of Atlantic Hockey is back on its axis. Sort of.
March 9, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Expect the unexpected
Think the folks from Holy Cross and UConn, RIT and Air Force sat up and took notice last weekend when the scores started coming in from various Atlantic Hockey outposts?
March 2, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Welcome rest for Holy Cross, UConn
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Good byes
February 10, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Jockeying for a first-round bye
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Jockeying for a bye
February 2, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders on the move
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Crusaders on the move
January 27, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Newcomers give chase
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Newcomers give chase
January 26, 2011
From NEHJ: Bartus solidifies UConn's turnaround
NEHJ: Bartus solidifies UConn's turnaround
January 13, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Turning point for Sacred Heart
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Sacred Heart scores
January 6, 2011
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Holy Cross' home run
Atlantic Hockey Journal: Holy Cross' home run