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Stories by Amy Moritz

By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 29, 2014

It's preseason poll day in college hockey and four Atlantic Hockey teams received votes in the USCHO.com poll -- Mercyhurst, Robert Morris, Air Force and Niagara. Minnesota took the top spot in the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Senior defenseman Doug Jessey was named captain of the Canisius College men's hockey team while senior goaltender Keegan Asmundson was named assistant captain. Jessey set career highs last season w... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 15, 2014

A new award from the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has been named in honor of Buffalo native Mark Rudolph. The second-year conference will award the Mark Rudolph Officiating Achiev... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 15, 2014

After building Medaille men's basketball into a regional Division III force, Mike MacDonald will look to do the same for Daemen as the Wildcats continue their move into NCAA Division II. Daemen w... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Kevin Ryan will get an opportunity to make an impression on decision makers in pro hockey this weekend. The former Niagara University defenseman and Eden native was added to the Columbus Blue Jacke... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, September 5, 2014

Canisius added defenseman Jack Strander to its freshman hockey class. A native of Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., Strander  played last season with the Sioux Falls Stampede  of the USHL. In 58 games,... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, September 4, 2014

Kevin Albers and Matt Dineen were named captains for the Niagara University men's hockey team for the 2014-15 season. It's the second straight year that Albers, a senior, will serve as captain. In ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Class started at Niagara University this week and the hockey team welcomed its freshman class to campus. The Purple Eagles added seven freshmen to their program, looking to add depth and build upon... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, August 14, 2014

Canisius College hockey can add another verbal recruit to its list. Joshua Gabriel announced on Twitter he has chosen to play for Golden Griffins. The 18-year-old Lancaster native played in 37 g... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tony Capobianco became the fifth player from the Canisius College Class of 2014 to sign a professional hockey contract for the upcoming season. The goaltender who owns nearly every record for the G... Read More

About the reporter

Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and covered the Bills from 1992 through 2014. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America.

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.