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By Amy Moritz » Thursday, December 18, 2014

Canisius College made it official Thursday afternoon announcing five players had signed their National Letters of Intent to play hockey for the Golden Griffins next season. The class includes Danie... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, December 16, 2014

It was stunning news in the world of women's hockey on Monday when Minnesota-Duluth announced it would not renew the contract of head coach Shannon Miller after this season. The university cited fi... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, December 15, 2014

Opinions on the No. 1 team in the nation continue to be diverse. Five different teams received votes in the USCHO Men's Division I poll as the top team in the land this week -- Boston University, Nort... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, December 13, 2014

LEWISTON -- It's the last game of 2014 and Niagara would really like to roll into the holidays with something, anything, positive. The Purple Eagles are 3-12-0 overall and just 3-8-0 in Atlantic Ho... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, December 11, 2014

You may recall that in June 2012 the University of North Dakota dropped its "Fighting Sioux" nickname. The dispute started after pressure from the NCAA and failed support from the two Sioux tribes of ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, December 11, 2014

It looked as if the Niagara Purple Eagles had found their way out of the injury hinter land. Players began returning to the lineup. The first win came in dramatic overtime fashion at Bentley, ending a... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It's been a strange schedule for Atlantic Hockey teams this season. Set aside, for the moment, the lack of foresight in promoting regional rivalries. (Really, Canisius and Niagara only play twice and ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Big 10 has been moving to expand its brand to the east. It took another step on Tuesday when it announced a partnership with Madison Square Garden. The deal involves both men's basketball and... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, December 9, 2014

You know the saying "good things happen when you get the puck on net?" Ralph Cuddemi is your example this season. The junior forward for Canisius became the first player in the county to record two... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, December 8, 2014

Not a lot changed in my weekly ballot for the USCHO Men's Division I hockey poll. In fact, it's been a pretty boring week as far as my voting goes. North Dakota stayed my top pick and retained the No.... Read More
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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.