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Early this month I blogged there might be some faint light glimmering in the dark tunnel of this fall’s National Hockey League’s lock-out. But no, not so fast! While more talks did take place, they didn’t seem to...
The New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators split 2 games at Madsion Square Garden in the first-round Eastern Conference series this past week. It all comes Ottawa’s Scotiabank Place for game 3 tonight. And media reports, like this article...
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Mar 19, 2007 — This weekend was the best of times and the worst of times for North Country hockey fans. The Plattsburgh State women's Cardinals won the Division 3 NCAA tournament on their home ice at Stafford Arena. They beat Middlebury two goals to one to cap an undefeated season. The story wasn't so bright for St. Lawrence University. On Friday afternoon, the men's and the women's teams were playing at the exact same time with the exact same results. The men's Saint's lost four goals to zero in an upset loss to Quinnippiac at the ECAC tournament in Albany. They went on to beat Darmouth for third place. The women's Saints also lost four goals to zero, facing the Wisconsin Badgers in the semifinals at the Frozen Four tournament in Lake Placid. That defeat that eliminated them from the tournament. As Brian Mann reports, the powerhouse Wisconsin team went on to claim the national championship for a second year in a row. Go to full article
Mar 16, 2007 — The St. Lawrence University women's hockey team will get a second chance tonight against the number-one ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Last year, the Badgers edged the Saints in the semifinals of the Frozen Four championship. The Wisconsin squad went on to win the national title. This year, the tournament comes to Lake Placid. As Brian Mann reports, both teams say the rematch will be a major showdown. Go to full article
Mar 14, 2007 — It's a big weekend for college hockey. The women's National Championships - the Frozen Four - hits the ice in Lake Placid. And the men of the Eastern Conference play six, sudden-death games in Albany to determine League Champion. St Lawrence University teams are in both finals. The Clarkson University men's team will also be going to the capital. On Friday, we'll look at the women's Frozen Four. Today, we'll get a preview of the men's League Championship games. Jonathan Brown asked St Lawrence color commentator Wally Johnson about his team. Go to full article
Mar 09, 2007 — It's a dream weekend for North Country hockey fans. The Canton Golden Bears high school team plays in the state semifinal tomorrow in Utica. The St. Lawrence University women's team is fighting for a berth in the NCAA Frozen Four in New Hampshire. And for the first time since 2001, St. Lawrence and Clarkson are both hosting men's ECAC quarterfinal series starting tonight. Two of the most watched people at the rinks in Canton and Potsdam don't skate. They drive one of the most beloved icons of the North: the zamboni. David Sommerstein has this tale of two zamboni drivers. Go to full article
Jun 13, 2006 — The owners of a professional hockey team in Glens Falls say they're calling it quits. The Glens Falls Post Star is reporting this morning that the Adirondack Frosbite will cease operations and sell off their equipment. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
by Greg Warner
May 03, 2006 — Lake Placid will host the 2007 NCAA women's hockey championships. The annual Frozen Four competition - the final four of the women's college hockey world - will be at the Herb Brooks Arena. The Olympic Regional Development Authority is partnering with St. Lawrence University to host the event. Margie Strait is director of athletics at St. Lawrence. She says it's one of a number of national events the college has hosted in recent years. Go to full article
Apr 21, 2006 — The Los Angeles Kings just fired their general manager Dave Taylor. The move came after the team finished second-last in the NHL's Pacific Division this season. The Canadian-born Taylor won the Triple-Crown title when he played for the Kings, and captained the team just before Wayne Gretsky. Taylor graduated Clarkson University in 1977, where he still holds the season record for most goals scored. Gregory Warner spoke with Sports Bob, who called Taylor the greatest player ever to come through Clarkson, and the first one to make it on to the national leagues. Sports Bob, a.k.a. Bob Ahlfeld, can be heard on WGIX and other commercial radio stations out of Ogdensburg. Go to full article