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DU duo of Terry, Avalanche prospect Butcher takes home weekly NCHC awards

February 20th, 2017

Collecting NCHC Player of the Week honors for Week 18 (games of Feb. 17-18) are University of Denver sophomore forward Troy Terry as Offensive Player of the Week and DU senior blueliner Will Butcher as Defenseman of the Week. Terry earned his second Offensive Player of the Week nod this season and of his career,…

Air Force’s Boje pins down second Atlantic Hockey weekly award of season

February 14th, 2017

Air Force junior defenseman Phil Boje has been named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of Week in helping lead Air Force to three points in the series against American International College Feb. 10-11. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Boje, from Shoreview, Minn., had two points (1-1-2) in the series. He keyed a defense…

DU’s Jaillet again claims NCHC Goaltender of the Week honors

February 14th, 2017

Four different teams are represented among the Bauer National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Players of the Week for the week of Feb. 6-12, 2017, with University of Denver junior netminder Tanner Jaillet being named Goaltender of the Week. Jaillet has now claimed Goaltender of the Week four times this season and six times in his…

Air Force duo picks up weekly awards from Atlantic Hockey

February 7th, 2017

Air Force’s Shane Starrett and Brady Tomlak have earned Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey weekly honors in helping lead the Falcons to a road sweep at Bentley Feb. 3-4. Starrett was named the Goalie of the Week, while Tomlak was named the Rookie of the Week. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Starrett stopped 51 of the…

Denver’s Jaillet tabbed NCHC Player of the Month for January

February 2nd, 2017

University of Denver junior goaltender Tanner Jaillet has been named the NCHC Player of the Month for January. This is the first NCHC monthly award for Jaillet. NCHC PLAYER OF THE MONTH Tanner Jaillet Denver Junior Goaltender Red Deer, Alberta READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Jaillet backstopped the Pioneers to a 5-1-0 record while in net to…

Denver native Hayton claims ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week honors

February 1st, 2017

St. Lawrence junior goaltender Kyle Hayton is the ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week, as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Hayton helped the No. 14 Saints to a weekend sweep of Rensselaer and then-No. 5 Union to move into first place in the ECAC Hockey standings. Hayton, who was…

Pair of Pioneers players, Tigers goaltender take home weekly NCHC laurels

January 31st, 2017

Three of the four NCHC weekly player awards Jan. 30 went to standout players from Colorado teams. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Liam Finlay, Denver Freshman Forward Kelowna, B.C. Finlay doubled his season point total in Denver’s sweep of Omaha, tallying four points in the two wins after entering with four…

Rampage grad Patterson putting in the work at NCAA D-I Niagara

January 30th, 2017

Every youth hockey organization wants a guy like Kevin Patterson to be an alumnus. Patterson has represented the Colorado Rampage with distinction since the Colorado Springs native captained the 18U AAA Rampage team from 2009-11. Now a senior assistant captain at Niagara University, Patterson is playing defense and forward for the Purple Eagles. “I take…

Now a prominent piece in the DU lineup, Ritt finds role as Pioneers’ senior

January 27th, 2017

Evan Ritt’s summer vacation wasn’t much of a vacation – he worked two jobs and went to the gym every day. Yet that routine was transformational for the University of Denver senior, who finds himself as a fixture in the Pioneers’ lineup for the first time in his four seasons. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “I…

Falcons’ offensive force Haak ‘just goes about his business’

January 25th, 2017

Kyle Haak’s grasp of chemistry is as impressive as his command of physics. The Air Force center, a physics major and nuclear weapons and strategy minor, has one of the highest grade-point averages of any sophomore at the Academy. Through 22 games, he also was the Falcons’ scoring leader with 20 points, one more than…