|Montgomery Named USHL GM of the Year|
Thu, 23 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100New Denver coach Jim Montgomery was named the United States Hockey League's General Manager of the Year.
Montgomery, who was named Denver's new coach last month, recently led Dubuque to the league championship, the Clark Cup, for the second time in three years behind the bench. Dubuque also won the regular-season championship with 98 points. He did it after having to replace nine of his top 10 scorers ... more »
|What, or Who, is Maine Waiting For?|
Tue, 21 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Tim Whitehead was relieved of his duties as head coach at the University of Maine on April 9. In the weeks since, not only has Maine director of athletics Steve Abbott yet hire his successor, but a prominent former player, Jim Montgomery, took the head coaching job at Denver, the university named Bob Corkum its interim head coach and Corkum, through university staffers, penned a not-so-cryptic open ... more »
|Report: Scherr Leaving NCHC|
Mon, 20 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100NCHC commissioner Jim Scherr is set to become Chief Operating Officer of the inaugural European Games, according to a report at the InsideTheGames.biz web site.
According to the report, it was announced that Scherr would take the position during the European Olympic Committees Seminar last week.
Scherr has denied he has accepted the job, but did tell USCHO that he was in discussions with the European ... more »
|Shyiak Responds to Allegations|
Mon, 20 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Former Alaska-Anchorage coach Dave Shyiak responded to recent allegations that he struck a player during practice in 2011.
In a statement to the media, Shyiak said the report "has resulted in irreparable damages including lost opportunity for coaching positions and having family members experience extreme and unnecessary stress and anxiety."
Shyiak's response comes after it was revealed that former ... more »
|Johnson Steps Down at UNO|
Mon, 20 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Nebraska-Omaha head coach Dean Blais announced today that assistant coach Steve Johnson will not be returning for the 2013-14 season.
“Steve had decided to go in another direction with his career, and we wish him the best of luck,” said Blais. “He was a valuable member of our staff and did a great job working with our players. We'll begin looking for another high-quality coach to fill that ... more »
|Atlantic Hockey to Increase Scholarship Limit|
Fri, 17 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100The Atlantic Hockey Board of Directors have voted to raise the league's scholarship limit from 12 to 14 by the 2015-16 season.
The move will bring the league's teams closer to the NCAA-wide maximum of 18.
The first step will come in 2014-15, when the league increases to 13, followed by 14 the next year.
“These policy changes are significant as the league moves forward into its second decade of ... more »
|Former Anchorage Player Accuses Shyiak of Striking Player|
Wed, 15 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Former Alaska-Anchorage forward Mickey Spencer alleges that former coach Dave Shyiak hit a player with his stick during a practice in 2011, then told players to keep quiet about it. Spencer made his allegations in a letter written to the school president and Board of Regents, it was reported in the Anchorage Daily News.
According to the letter, Shyiak violently struck forward Nick Haddad during a ... more »
|Cavanaugh Chosen Over Experienced Field|
Thu, 09 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Despite considering a high-profile and experienced finalist for the position, Connecticut hired long-time Boston College assistant Mike Cavanaugh to lead its program and begin the transition to Hockey East. The school introduced Cavanaugh to the media Thursday afternoon.
"This is a special day in our hockey history," UConn athletic director Warde Manuel said. "It's a time when we're transitioning ... more »
|UConn Officially Hires Cavanaugh as New Head Coach|
Wed, 08 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Connecticut made it official late Wednesday, naming Boston College assistant Mike Cavanaugh its new head coach.
David Berard had been the interim coach since Bruce Marshall resigned in January. Berard was interviewed to keep the position, but was passed over in favor of Cavanaugh, an assistant at BC the last 18 seasons, where he helped the Eagles win four national championships.
UConn has one more ... more »
|Anchorage Reopens Coaching Search|
Tue, 07 May 2013 10:00:00 +0100Alaska-Anchorage has reopened its coaching search after previously suspending the process on May 2, the school announced Tuesday. As part of the revamped process, the school announced the creation of a supplementary search committee comprising Brush Christiansen (the program's first coach), as well as former players and program supporters.
The four finalists (Mike Corbett, Damon Whitten, Chris Brown ... more »