In the Ascent, GMU Patriots to Make BRHC Colonial Debut

In the Ascent, GMU Patriots to Make BRHC Colonial Debut

The Patriots of George Mason University will take a first step this season toward fulfilling head coach Steve Hyjek’s ambitious, long-term dream for his improving team. After finishing first in the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference’s Northeast Region and reaching the conference semifinals last season, the Patriots have been voted into the BRHC’s rugged Colonial Division […]

MTSU Plots Return; Six Games, Rec Play on Tap for '14-15

MTSU Plots Return; Six Games, Rec Play on Tap for ’14-15

It remains to be seen whether the stars floating over Murfreesboro align just so, but if they do, Middle Tennessee State University may again invade ACHA Division III South Region rinks. After a 10-year run, the university’s first non-varsity team folded prior to the 2009-10 season. There was neither enough players (as few as 11) […]

No Postseason for KSU; Owls Will Focus on 21-Game Slate

It wasn’t as easy as it used to be, but Kennesaw State club president Will Galucki managed to build a 21-game schedule for the 2014-15 season after the Owls were forced to sit out last season for violating university rules. “Yes, the fact that we were sidelined led to some difficulties in scheduling. Some teams […]

UGA to Get to Know New Rink Quickly; Gators to Visit First

UGA to Get to Know New Rink Quickly; Gators to Visit First

The Georgia Ice Dogs are taking full advantage of their new home digs, which are within walking distance of the university’s sprawling campus in Athens. Capitalizing on the mounting excitement swirling around the team since the announcement in January about its move into the Classic Center in downtown, the 2014-15 schedule enables the Ice Dogs […]

Vandy Games Slated for Prime Time at New Rink Complex

Vanderbilt’s move this fall into a sparkling new two-rink facility in suburban Nashville will translate into prime-time games for the Commodores and visiting teams. The ‘Dores will play at the $14 million Ford Ice Center in Antioch, about a 30-minute drive from downtown and the Vandy campus. They’ve signed up for two practices a week […]

Tar Heels Headed to First Vandy, ACCHL Kickoff Tourneys

Tar Heels Headed to First Vandy, ACCHL Kickoff Tourneys

The opponents for 12 of North Carolina’s 29 games this coming season have yet to be determined, but there’s no doubt who the Tar Heels’ head coach will be. Jeff Volkman, who played pro hockey under former New York Islander Dave Langevin and former Carolina Hurricane skipper Peter Laviolette and coached at every youth hockey […]

Charleston to Tackle UCF in Bid to Become Ranked Team

Charleston to Tackle UCF in Bid to Become Ranked Team

The Cougars of the College of Charleston enjoyed a winning season in 2012-13 after exiting the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference to play an independent schedule. They finished the campaign with a 10-6-0-1 and twice received votes from the ACHA’s Division III South Region ranking committee. This season the Cougars hope to crack the South Region’s […]

Have a Marvelous Fourth of July!

Have a Marvelous Fourth of July!

While you’re celebrating our nation’s independence with your loved ones and friends, don’t forget to take a moment to reflect on those members of the armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice so we can gather and speak freely, not just today but every day. God bless America!

Schedule Set for 'Bama Run at National Title on Home Ice

Schedule Set for ‘Bama Run at National Title on Home Ice

Ask any Frozen Tide player what Alabama’s primary goal for the 2014-15 season is and he’ll tell you it’s winning the program’s first ACHA Division III national championship. After all, he’s likely to point out, “We’re Alabama.” But there’s special incentive this season for the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference powerhouse to go all the […]

Lady Wildcat Ready for Full J&W Season, More Victories

Lady Wildcat Ready for Full J&W Season, More Victories

When Ann Marie Stefaney (photo) met Chris Plano for the first time late last year, there wasn’t anything the head coach of the Johnson and Wales hockey team could have said to throw the first-year Wildcat off stride.  In her two decades of youth and collegiate hockey, Stefaney has experienced most of what the rugged […]