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Air Force, Denver to co-host 2022 Ice Breaker Tournament; event to feature two host schools for first time in history

December 7th, 2021

The Air Force Academy and University of Denver will co-host the Ice Breaker Tournament, slated for Oct. 7-8, 2022, at the Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs and Magness Arena in Denver. The Ice Breaker Tournament, the traditional start to the college hockey season, will also include the University of Maine and the University of…

Thunderbirds graduate Saville garners NCHC Goaltender of the Week award

November 1st, 2021

The NCHC announced today that Omaha goalie Isaiah Saville has been named the NCHC Goaltender of the Week. Saville was sharp in net in his lone start of the weekend Friday against Long Island, backstopping Omaha to a 6-0 shutout in the first-ever meeting between the teams. He made 23 saves to earn his second…

Former Thunderbirds teammates Yoon, Hawkinson named co-captains at NCAA D-I Colorado College

October 28th, 2021

Bryan Yoon and Brian Hawkinson were teammates with the Colorado Thunderbirds from 2009-14 and after Hawkinson transferred to Colorado College prior to 2020-21, the two became teammates once again on the NCAA Division I Tigers. For the 2021-22 season, the duo will serve as co-captains of the Tigers.  “We are proud to announce Bryan Yoon and…

Thunderbirds graduate Saville grabs weekly goaltending accolades from NCHC

October 19th, 2021

Omaha goalie Isaiah Saville has been named the NCHC Goaltender of the Week. Saville was rock-solid in net for Omaha last weekend, backstopping the Mavericks to a home sweep of Alaska while running his winning streak to a career-best five games. He allowed only three goals in the two games, making 21 saves in Friday’s…

Thunderbirds alum Saville picks up weekly college hockey honors from NCHC

October 5th, 2021

Omaha’s Isaiah Saville has been named the NCHC’s Goaltender of the Week. Saville was strong in net to backstop Omaha to a season-opening split with Lake Superior State last weekend. In Saturday’s season opener, Saville compiled 15 saves in a 4-3 overtime defeat. The next night, Saville racked up 24 saves, including nine in the…

Colorado College celebrates new Ed Robson Arena with ribbon cutting ceremony

September 19th, 2021

A project in the making for five years became a reality on Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ed Robson Arena and the Mike and Barbara Yalich Student Services Center on the campus of Colorado College. Former CC hockey player Ed Robson and Barbara Yalich joined Colorado College President L. Song Richardson, Colorado Springs…

Fort Collins high school coach Strom takes position at NCAA D-I Michigan State

September 13th, 2021

Michigan State University has announced that Dylan Strom has joined the NCAA Division I program as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. Strom is an active duty member of the Untied States Air Force and comes to MSU from Colorado, where he has served as a high school head coach. Strom was the…

RoughRiders grad King wraps NCAA career, stays on ice with Finland pro hockey contract

July 9th, 2021

Cory King finished his NCAA career this past spring at Chatham University, a Division III school in Pittsburgh. The last few months have seen the New Mexico native and Rocky Mountain RoughRiders standout graduate with a degree in Business Management and sign a professional hockey contract with the HC Giants program in Finland. “My expectation…

Colorado College chooses Michigan assistant Mayotte as Tigers’ new head coach

April 8th, 2021

Colorado College on Wednesday named Kris Mayotte the 15th head coach in the history of its hockey program. Mayotte replaces Mike Haviland, who left the team March 19 after a 4-17-2 season in 2020-21, his seventh with the Tigers. In Mayotte’s 10 years as a Division I assistant and associate head coach, he helped his…

After two seasons at Colorado College, Erie native Slavin inks NHL contract with Blackhawks

March 18th, 2021

Josiah Slavin came to Colorado College already an NHL prospect after the Chicago Blackhawks selected him in the seventh round (193rd overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft. Earlier this week, the Erie native signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Chicago after his sophomore season and will head to the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, the Blackhawks’ top…

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