LAKERS WATCH: Atlantic Hockey Association final four

   March 21, 2013 6:19 pm

No. 6 Mercyhurst (18-16-5) vs. No. 4 Connecticut (19-13-4) When: Friday, 7:05 p.m. Where: Blue Cross Arena – Rochester, N.Y. On the air: www.americaonesports.com (live stream), WMCE-FM/88.5 & wmce.mercyhurst.edu (radio), www.atlantichockeyonline.com (live scores) Up next: Championship game (Saturday, 7:05 p.m. at Blue Cross Arena)* What to expect: Mercyhurst has reached the Atlantic Hockey Association semifinals…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst men sweep Army, advance to AHA quarters

   March 9, 2013 8:00 pm

The Mercyhurst University men’s hockey team is headed back to the Atlantic Hockey Association quarterfinals. Several Lakers made sure that happened. Grant Blakey and Daniel O’Donoghue scored two goals apiece, while Max Strang made 36 saves, to lead the Lakers to a 5-2 win over Army in front of 912 fans Saturday night at Mercyhurst…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst men bounce back to tie Ferris State

   October 20, 2012 7:48 pm

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – The Mercyhurst University men’s hockey tied Ferris State Saturday night. The Lakers had a chance to win. Then the Lakers won the shootout after finishing regulation and overtime tied 3-3 in front of 1,656 fans at Ewigleben Ice Arena. They rebounded from a 7-3 loss Friday night to the Bulldogs, which…

LAKERS UPDATE: Blakey, Jones & O'Donoghue named Lakers' tri-captains

   May 8, 2012 11:56 am

Mercyhurst University men’s hockey coach Rick Gotkin has announced that senior Grant Blakey (Canton, Michigan) and juniors Nick Jones (Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania) and Daniel O’Donoghue (Port Jefferson Station, New York) will serve as the captains for the upcoming 2012-13 season. The trio will serve as tri-captains for the upcoming season, with each player garnering the…

LAKERS UPDATE: Blakey, Jones & O’Donoghue named Lakers’ tri-captains

   May 8, 2012 11:56 am

Mercyhurst University men’s hockey coach Rick Gotkin has announced that senior Grant Blakey (Canton, Michigan) and juniors Nick Jones (Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania) and Daniel O’Donoghue (Port Jefferson Station, New York) will serve as the captains for the upcoming 2012-13 season. The trio will serve as tri-captains for the upcoming season, with each player garnering the…

LAKERS UPDATE: Bahntge, Lakers edge Holy Cross in AHA series opener

   March 9, 2012 8:51 pm

Mercyhurst men’s hockey coach Rick Gotkin called Friday night’s intense battle with Holy Cross the easiest game of the weekend. If that’s the case, expect an all-out war tonight. The Crusaders “are not going to go quietly,” Gotkin said. Mercyhurst and Holy Cross fought for start to finish in the Lakers’ 2-1 win in Game…

LAKERS WATCH: Mercyhurst men at Canisius

   February 23, 2012 9:51 pm

Mercyhurst (17-13-4, 14-7-4 AHA) at Canisius (9-19-4, 9-13-3) When: Friday, 7:05 p.m. Where: Buffalo State Sports Arena, Buffalo On the air: www.b2livetv.com (live stream), www.gogriffs.com (Internet radio, live statistics) Up next: vs. Canisius (Saturday, 7:05 p.m.) Fast facts: Mercyhurst enters the final weekend of the regular season with a chance to win the Atlantic Hockey…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst men fall to UNO in season opener

   October 7, 2011 8:44 pm

OMAHA, Neb. – The Mercyhurst College men’s hockey team started the season quietly. The Lakers were outshot 44-18 in a 5-1 loss to No. 14 Nebraska Omaha at the Mutual of Omaha Stampede in front of 5,407 fans at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Friday night. Grant Blakey scored the lone goal in the third period…

LAKERS UPDATE: Lakers’ Harper earns CHA academic honor

   June 30, 2011 2:05 pm

Ashley Harper, a senior goaltender on the 2010-11 Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team, was named College Hockey America’s top scholar athlete, the conference announced Thursday. She also joined 65 other student-athletes on the CHA All-Academic Team. She was joined by teammates Vicki Bendus, Stephanie Ciampa, Meghan Corbett, Lauren Jones, Melissa Lacroix, Kyleigh Palmer, Kelley Steadman…

LAKERS WATCH: Mercyhurst men at Bentley

   January 20, 2011 1:34 pm

What: Mercyhurst College (10-11-2, 8-8-0 AHA) at Bentley (5-11-4, 4-8-3) When: Friday and Saturday, 7:05 p.m. Where: Ryan Skating Arena – Watertown, Mass. On the air: www.americaone.com (Internet video) Players to watch Mercyhurst – Sr. G Ryan Zapolski (8-8-1 record, 2.65 goals-against average, .922 save percentage, 1 shutout), Sr. F Scott Pitt (7-13-20), Sr. F…