LAKERS UPDATE: ‘Hurst trio enjoying international experience

   December 30, 2014 6:35 pm

Mercyhurst women’s hockey players Shelby Bram and Emily Janiga and assistant coach Delaney Collins are experiencing hockey on an international level during the Lakers’ extended Christmas break. Bram, a senior forward, is playing for Canada’s National Women’s Development Team at the 2015 Nations Cup in Fussen, Germany, which runs from Saturday through next Tuesday. The…

OTTERS REPORT: Surprised Otters holding out on hope for Karlsson

   August 13, 2014 7:42 am

Erie Otters assistant GM Dave Brown read the news on the Swedish club Skelleftea’s website – that CHL 1st-round pick Anton Karlsson has signed a 2-year deal with the 2-time defending Swedish league champion. It was a bit surprising, given the conversation Brown and Otters GM Sherry Bassin had with Karlsson on Friday in Lake…

LAKERS EXTRA: Bestland falls short of Kazmaier’s final list

   March 6, 2014 11:59 am

USA Hockey announced today that Minnesota sophomore F Hannah Brandt, Clarkson senior F Jamie Lee Rattray and Cornell junior F Jillian Saulnier are the three finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which is awarded to NCAA Division I’s player of the year. Mercyhurst senior F Christine Bestland, who was on the initial list of…

LAKERS EXTRA: Bestland falls short of Kazmaier's final list

   March 6, 2014 11:59 am

USA Hockey announced today that Minnesota sophomore F Hannah Brandt, Clarkson senior F Jamie Lee Rattray and Cornell junior F Jillian Saulnier are the three finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which is awarded to NCAA Division I’s player of the year. Mercyhurst senior F Christine Bestland, who was on the initial list of…

LAKERS EXTRA: ‘Hurst women ranked 8th in national poll

   September 17, 2013 12:06 pm

The Mercyhurst University women’s hockey team stands eighth nationally in the USA Hockey/USA Hockey Magazine preseason poll, which was released today. The Lakers return 16 players, including reigning College Hockey America player of the year Christine Bestland, from a team that finished 29-7-1, won an 11th straight CHA championship, secured a NCAA-record ninth consecutive national…

LAKERS EXTRA: 'Hurst women ranked 8th in national poll

   September 17, 2013 12:06 pm

The Mercyhurst University women’s hockey team stands eighth nationally in the USA Hockey/USA Hockey Magazine preseason poll, which was released today. The Lakers return 16 players, including reigning College Hockey America player of the year Christine Bestland, from a team that finished 29-7-1, won an 11th straight CHA championship, secured a NCAA-record ninth consecutive national…

OTTERS UPDATE: Pelech out of Canada’s World Juniors camp

   July 29, 2013 9:52 am

Erie Otters D Adam Pelech has withdrawn from Hockey Canada’s World Junior summer camp because his wrist, which was surgically repaired for the third time this past May 1, didn’t heal as quickly as initially expected. Pelech had surgery to fix a bone that hadn’t healed properly. The cast was removed about two weeks ago,…

OTTERS UPDATE: Pelech out of Canada's World Juniors camp

   July 29, 2013 9:52 am

Erie Otters D Adam Pelech has withdrawn from Hockey Canada’s World Junior summer camp because his wrist, which was surgically repaired for the third time this past May 1, didn’t heal as quickly as initially expected. Pelech had surgery to fix a bone that hadn’t healed properly. The cast was removed about two weeks ago,…

HOCKEY UPDATE: Jamestown’s NAHL club suspends operations

   June 5, 2013 2:50 pm

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – The Jamestown Ironmen hockey club has suspended operations for the 2013-14 season, Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena officials announced Wednesday. The Ironmen spent the past two seasons in the North American Hockey League, the largest USA Hockey-sanctioned Junior A league that recently completed its 37th season. They finished second in the North…

HOCKEY UPDATE: Jamestown's NAHL club suspends operations

   June 5, 2013 2:50 pm

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – The Jamestown Ironmen hockey club has suspended operations for the 2013-14 season, Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena officials announced Wednesday. The Ironmen spent the past two seasons in the North American Hockey League, the largest USA Hockey-sanctioned Junior A league that recently completed its 37th season. They finished second in the North…