New Trophy Honors ACCHL Champs Long After Graduation

New Trophy Honors ACCHL Champs Long After Graduation

The Stanley Cup, the most revered trophy in North American sports, served as the model for the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League’s new championship trophy. Presented for the first time to last season’s postseason tournament winner, Georgetown, the Admiral’s Cup (photo) has since been engraved with the names of each member of that Hoyas squad […]

High Praise for FGCU's Sutton, DIII South's Player of Year

High Praise for FGCU’s Sutton, DIII South’s Player of Year

In Sean Weaver’s estimation, Brett Sutton of Florida Gulf Coast (photo, courtesy of Lightshow Photography) ought not only be a lock for the 2014-15 ACHA Division III Selects Team roster but also as one of the team’s captains. Weaver’s Central Florida squad finished No. 2 to FGCU’s No. 1 in the 2013-14 DIII South Region […]

Ole Miss' Rosena Didn't See Coach of Year Honor Coming

Ole Miss’ Rosena Didn’t See Coach of Year Honor Coming

In his first season as the Ole Miss head coach, Angelo Rosena (photo) quietly and very professionally guided the Ice Rebels to their second consecutive trip to the ACHA Division III National Tournament. For that, he was named the DIII South Region coach of the year, which, not surprisingly, caught the affable and modest New […]

Ice Dogs Topple Rival Yellow Jackets in Athens Ice Debut

Ice Dogs Topple Rival Yellow Jackets in Athens Ice Debut

The Georgia Ice Dogs scored an historic 6-3 victory over Georgia Tech Wednesday night, and fittingly, Peter Kacer (photo) scored the first goal in the first non-varsity collegiate hockey game ever in Athens, Ga. The Ice Dogs sent some 2,000 fans home happy from The Classic Center in downtown Athens, their new home. They’ll begin […]

Hogs Forward, UCF D-Man Join Drazin as All-Americans

Hogs Forward, UCF D-Man Join Drazin as All-Americans

Josh Drazin, the leading Division III scorer in HockeyYall.com’s coverage area this past season, has been named to the ACHA’s DIII All-American Team for the second time. The senior forward, who scored 18 goals and assisted on 39 others as Central Florida qualified for its eighth consecutive national tournament, is one of three players from […]

'Electric' Eve on Tap When UGA, GT Vie on Dog's New Rink

‘Electric’ Eve on Tap When UGA, GT Vie on Dog’s New Rink

Inspired by the overwhelming success of the Savannah Tire Hockey Classic, which draws some 10,000 spectators over two nights every January, and driven by his love of the game and the non-varsity collegiate version of it, John Hoos (photo) is going to be absolutely euphoric come Wednesday night in Athens. His smile, always big and […]

MACH Leader: 'Incredible' to Have Three Teams in Nat'ls

MACH Leader: ‘Incredible’ to Have Three Teams in Nat’ls

In his first year as the commissioner of Mid-Atlantic College Hockey, Dave Kurtz (with UMBC’s Matt Bloom in photo) witnessed the conference’s 12 teams at their competitive best. Eight of them were ranked among the top 15 clubs in the ACHA’s Division II Southeast Region. Five ranked high enough to go to the regional tournament. […]

Vandy Makes It Three in Row Over Ice Vols in I-40 Face-Off

Vandy Makes It Three in Row Over Ice Vols in I-40 Face-Off

The “Cullie” trophy isn’t going anywhere. The Commodores of Vanderbilt retained it for at least another year with a 6-2 victory Sunday over arch-rival Tennessee in the I-40 Face-Off. Tied 1-1 midway through the first period in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, the NHL Nashville Predators’ home ice, the ‘Dores reeled off four straight goals to go […]

Challenge, March 30: BRHC Wins Second, Finishes Seventh

For what it’s worth, the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference won the 2014 ACHA Division III All-Star Challenge championship, while the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference finished well below its third-place showing two years ago and the other two teams from the South Region finished next to last and last. The DVCHC defeated defending champion Michigan […]

Three Southern Teams Non-Factors at All-Star Challenge

With only one win in 12 games among them, the three teams representing the South Region will play for seventh and ninth places when the ACHA Division III All-Star Challenge wraps up Sunday in West Chester, Pa. The Blue Ridge Hockey Conference, which owns the lone victory and lost for the third time Saturday evening […]