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 […]

Yellow Jackets Render Own Salute to DIII Coach of Year

Yellow Jackets Render Own Salute to DIII Coach of Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Georgia Tech has recognized and celebrated the ACHA’s Division III Greg Stathis Coach of the Year Award honoree in its own way. The 2014 recipient is Troy Barron of Oakland (Mich.) University, who was saluted by the ACHA during the organization’s annual meeting in early May in Florida and again […]

Funeral Set for Former 'D' Who Enlivened KSU Locker Room

Funeral Set for Former ‘D’ Who Enlivened KSU Locker Room

Scott Frenzel (photo), who skated with the Kennesaw State Owls at both the ACHA Division II and III levels, suddenly passed away early Thursday. The 25-year-old former defenseman died in his sleep. He played for KSU in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons, but missed last season along with the rest of the Owls after the […]

ACHA Lays Fine, Suspension on Davenport for Nat’ls Forfeit

In response to Davenport’s failure to show up for the third-place game at this past season’s ACHA Division III National Tournament, the ACHA has slapped the Panthers with a $1,000 fine and a two-year ban from postseason play. The punishment, meted out by DIII commissioner Rick Kaminski, fell short of the maximum penalty he could […]

KSU Reinstated, But Owls Can't Play in 2015 Postseason

KSU Reinstated, But Owls Can’t Play in 2015 Postseason

The Kennesaw State Owls will be hooting on the ice again this fall. The Atlanta-area club’s one-year suspension for misconduct at the 2013 ACHA Division III National Tournament has been served. “KSU has officially been reinstated by the university and the ACHA,” said William Galucki, president of the hockey club, in an email interview with […]