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Aspen native, Colorado College goalie Mbereko chosen NCHC Rookie of the Month

April 4th, 2023

The NCHC has announced that Colorado College freshman goaltender Kaidan Mbereko is the NCHC Rookie of the Month. Mbereko completed his freshman campaign strong, backstopping Colorado College to a playoff upset on the road and the Frozen Faceoff championship game. He posted a 3-1-0 record in five starts in March, including a career-best three-game winning…

‘Special and complete’ Colorado College coach Mayotte signs contract extension through ’27-28 season

March 27th, 2023

Kris Mayotte, who guided Colorado College to its first appearance in the NCHC championship game March 18, has signed a contract extension through the 2027-28 season. “Kris is a special and complete coach,” said Colorado College vice president and director of athletics Lesley Irvine. “He is an elite recruiter and talent developer and has quickly…

‘Coach’s dream’ Ehn chosen for Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor after record-setting career at Air Force

February 22nd, 2023

The Atlantic Hockey Association’s first All-American and Hobey Baker Hat Trick finalist, the United States Air Force Academy’s Eric Ehn, is this week’s inductee into the Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor. He joins former Falcons Andrew Volkening and Jacques Lamoureux as the third Air Force player named to the Hall of Honor. Ehn holds Atlantic…

RoughRiders alum, Denver native Crossman reels in weekly ECAC Hockey accolades

February 20th, 2023

ECAC Hockey has announced that Brown senior James Crossman is the ECAC Hockey Defender of the Week. Crossman had a three-goal weekend from the blue line, keeping the Bears in close in both of their contests. On Friday, Crossman scored the go-ahead goal on the power play for Brown, but the team ultimately dropped the…

Former Air Force goal scorer Lamoureux takes place in Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor

February 14th, 2023

One of the top goal scorers in Atlantic Hockey history, the United States Air Force Academy’s Jacques Lamoureux, is this week’s inductee into the Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor. He joins former Falcon teammate Andrew Volkening as the second Air Force player named to the Hall of Honor. Lamoureux ended his career as Atlantic Hockey’s…

Colorado College goalie, Aspen native Mbereko garners weekly NCHC accolades

February 14th, 2023

The NCHC has announced that Colorado College freshman Kaidan Mbereko is the NCHC Goaltender of the Week. Mbereko played a key role in backstopping Colorado College to three points at Omaha last weekend. On Friday, he made 36 saves, including a combined 18 in the third period and overtime, while allowing only three goals in…

Colorado Springs native, Colorado youth hockey alum Balboa earns weekly Atlantic Hockey honors

January 31st, 2023

Atlantic Hockey has announced that Air Force junior goalie Maiszon Balboa is the Atlantic Hockey Goaltender of the Week. Balboa earned his first career win on the road at Army West Point over the weekend. The Colorado Springs native made a career-high 33 saves in Saturday’s 6-4 win against the Black Knights, while allowing just…

Colorado youth hockey alum Florit making major name for himself at NCAA Division III Arcadia

January 26th, 2023

For Dylan Florit, his time spent in Colorado during his youth hockey career made a difference in helping him advance to junior hockey and, ultimately, college hockey. Florit, a sophomore at NCAA Division III Arcadia University, located near Philadelphia, played two seasons for the Colorado Thunderbirds and one for Chaparral High School and the Rocky…

Former Air Force goaltender Volkening takes spot in Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor

January 12th, 2023

Atlantic Hockey’s career wins leader, the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Andrew Volkening, has been inducted into the Atlantic Hockey Hall of Honor. The only goaltender in Atlantic Hockey history to record more than 60 career wins, Volkening won the AHA goaltending championship as a junior in 2008-09 with a 2.09 goals-against average in AHA play….

Parker native, Colorado youth hockey grad Fessenden grabs weekly award from Hockey East

January 12th, 2023

Hockey East has announced that New Hampshire senior David Fessenden is the Hockey East Goaltender of the Week. Fessenden was outstanding in net with a 2-0-0 record on the week. He made 58 saves and only allowed one goal for a .983 save percentage and a 0.50 goals-against average. The Parker native made 35 saves…

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