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Mercyhurst Hockey Strength and Conditioning Program

Mercyhurst Hockey Strength and Conditioning Program FEBRUARY 13, 2017 ~ HURSTHOCKEYINSIDER Posted by Haleigh Giebel: Monday February 13, 2017Tyler Travis is in his third year as the strength and conditioning coach for both the men’s and women’s ice hockey programs at Mercyhurst University. Travis is also the Executive Director at the John M. and Silvia Ferretti LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness ...

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Otters Fend Off Spitfires 5-4 in the Shootout

With a nine-game winning streak coming into the matchup against Western Conference rival Windsor, the Erie Otters looked to push their streak to double digits with a victory over the 2017 Memorial Cup hosts. The Otters held off the surging Spitfires in the shootout, winning 5-4 after giving up a two goal lead in the third period. Though Windsor pressured ...

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Buffalo Stars Youth Spotlight Player of the Week

The Buffalo Stars Youth Spotlight Player of the week ending February 12, 2017 is Rhys Mendel of the U16 Team. Name:  Rhys Mendel                   Age:  15 Height: 6’0” Weight:  175 Position:  Defense Hometown:  Grand Island, New York Grade in School:   10th Favorite Subject:   Science Career Interest:   Politics, Law, Medical Favorite NHL Player: P.K. Subban Favorite College Team: Niagara University Eagles Favorite ...

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DeBrincat Scores 300th Point in 9-4 Victory Over Saginaw

Despite missing starting goaltender Troy Timpano for the past two weeks due to illness, the Otters faced the Saginaw Spirit in Erie with eight-straight wins under their belt–largely because of Joe Murdaca’s stellar play in net. Murdaca had another solid game and Alex DeBrincat earned four points en route to a 9-4 victory over Saginaw; it was the Otters ninth ...

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Youth Hockey Tournament Series 2017 Buffalo, NY Labor Day Showcase (September 1-3) Columbus Weekend (October 6-9) Thanksgiving Weekend (November 24-26) Christmas Week (December 26-30) All events at Holiday Twin Rinks All Levels and ages for Travel and House Inquire about our “Organizational Challenge” For full details visit: www.buffalostars.com and go to the Tournament section of the website. Contact: Peter Preteroti ...

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Buffalo Stars Youth Spotlight Player of the Week

Our Buffalo Stars Youth Spotlight Player of the week ending February 5th is Jason Lindhurst of the U16 team. Name:  Jason Lindhurst    Age:  16     Height:  6’ 2” Weight:  168 lbs Position:  Forward (Center) Hometown:  North Tonawanda High School Grade in School:   11th Favorite Subject:   Science Career Interest:  Within the Medical Field (Physician’s Assistant) Favorite NHL Player: Jack Eichel Favorite ...

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A New Page in the Riley Family Hockey Book

A New Page in the Riley Family Hockey Book JANUARY 20, 2017 ~ HURSTHOCKEYINSIDER Posted by Haleigh Giebel: Friday January 20, 2017 If there’s one family that represents college hockey, it’s the Riley family. Jack (John) Riley – USA hockey legend and head coach of Army men’s hockey program for 36 years paved the way for generations to come in the ...

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Oswego falls in last minute goal 2-1

OSWEGO, N.Y. – The No. 2/2 Oswego State men’s ice hockey team was stunned by a final minute goal from arch-rival Plattsburgh in a 2-1 loss during Whiteout Weekend on Saturday night in the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego and Plattsburgh split the regular season series, with the Lakers holding a 16-4-1 overall mark and an 11-2-1 SUNYAC record while ...

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Otters Win Eighth Straight With 6-1 Victory Over Frontenacs

With another defenseman lost on the road trip in Cameron Lizotte, the Otters headed to Kingston to face the Frontenacs–trade deadline acquisition Warren Foegele’s former team–where they finished off their weekend. Former Otter Brett Neumann, who was part of the trade for Foegele, made his debut against Erie. Neumann had an assist against his former team, but the Otters skated ...

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DeBrincat Leads Rally in 5-4 Victory Over Petes

With workhorse goaltender Troy Timpano out another game with an illness, the Erie Otters turned to Joe Murdaca in net–making his second straight appearance for the second time this season–for their contest against the Peterborough Petes, the Eastern Conference’s top team. The Otters, trailing by two into the third period, came back to score three unanswered as they skated to ...

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