LAKERS UPDATE: 'Hurst alum signs with ECHL's Bulls

   August 20, 2013 1:31 pm

Former Mercyhurst University men’s hockey player Paul Chiasson has signed with the San Francisco Bulls, the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks. “Paul is a very fast and tenacious right winger,” Bulls president and head coach Pat Curcio said in a prepared statement. “He shoots the puck well in stride and…

LAKERS UPDATE: ‘Hurst alum signs with ECHL’s Bulls

   August 20, 2013 1:31 pm

Former Mercyhurst University men’s hockey player Paul Chiasson has signed with the San Francisco Bulls, the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s San Jose Sharks. “Paul is a very fast and tenacious right winger,” Bulls president and head coach Pat Curcio said in a prepared statement. “He shoots the puck well in stride and…

LAKERS UPDATE: Mercyhurst men beat UConn, will play for AHA title Sat.

   March 22, 2013 7:11 pm

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team can focus on playing for the Atlantic Hockey Association championship now. All week long, the Lakers and coach Rick Gotkin wouldn’t look past Friday night’s semifinal matchup against Connecticut. That mindset worked, as Mercyhurst scored four unanswered goals to overcome the Huskies’ early lead on the way…

LAKERS WATCH: Mercyhurst men at Canisius

   January 25, 2013 8:47 am

Mercyhurst University (11-9-1, 9-5-0 AHA) at Canisius (8-11-5, 7-6-2) When: Saturday, 7:05 p.m. Where: Buffalo State Sports Arena, Buffalo On the air: www.americaonesports.com (live stream), www.gogriffs.com (live audio and statistics) What to expect: Mercyhurst meets longtime rival Canisius for the 72nd time after having Friday night’s game against the Golden Griffins at Mercyhurst Ice Center…

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: Strang, Lakers steal big win at Air Force

   February 18, 2012 9:49 pm

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Max Strang waited patiently for his next start in goal. That start occurred Saturday night in a key Atlantic Hockey Association game against Air Force at Cadet Ice Arena. Strang, a redshirt junior who hadn’t played in two weeks, responded by stealing a big win. Strang stopped a career-high…

LAKERS WATCH: Mercyhurst at Connecticut (AHA quarterfinals)

   March 10, 2011 7:46 pm

Atlantic Hockey Association Tournament – quarterfinals (best-of-three) What: No. 5 Mercyhurst College (15-16-4) at No. 4 Connecticut (13-17-4) When: Friday through Sunday, 7:05 p.m.* Where: Mark Edward Freitas Ice Forum – Storrs, Conn. On the air: www.uconnhuskies (Internet video, live stats) Players to watch Mercyhurst – Sr. G Ryan Zapolski (13-13-3 record, 2.76 goals-against average,…

LAKERS FINAL: Mercyhurst men beat RMU, advance to AHA quarters

   March 5, 2011 9:39 pm

PITTSBURGH – Mercyhurst College remains alive in the Atlantic Hockey Association playoffs. The Lakers advanced to next weekend’s quarterfinals with a 5-1 win against Robert Morris in front of 1,202 at RMU Island Sports Center on Saturday night. Scott Pitt led the way with two goals and an assist. Taylor Holstrom (goal, assist), Derek Elliott…