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By Amy Moritz » Monday, June 29, 2015

With a 4.0 grade point average in sports management, sophomore defenseman Kevin Patterson was one of eight players to receive Atlantic Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year honors. “Kevin has... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, June 29, 2015

The Canisius hockey program has enjoyed success on the ice, advancing to the Atlantic Hockey Tournament's Final Four for the past three seasons including one championship. The success spills over... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, June 26, 2015

There's been plenty of national publicity for college hockey leading into tonight's NHL draft in Florida. With 31 percent of NHL players coming from the NCAA ranks the influence of college hockey on... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The freshman class officially grew by six for the Canisius College hockey program. The Golden Griffins announced the addition of six players to its incoming class -- forwards Felix Chamberland,... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, June 23, 2015

RIT released its men's hockey schedule for next season. The defending Atlantic Hockey champions will have two home-and-home series with Niagara. The teams will play Dec. 11-12 at the Polisseni... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, June 18, 2015

They both spent the better part of a year making up stories about each other. All Nate Lull knew was that he was donating marrow to a 44-year old man. All Mike Wenger knew was that his donor... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, June 4, 2015

In the college hockey summer news department: Former Canisius captain Doug Jessey signed a deal to play in France next season. Jessey will play for Brest Albatros of Ligue Magnus. (That's the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Chayse Primeau, son of former Philadelphia Flyers captain Keith Primeau, announced his commitment to Canisius College for the 2016-17 season. The 17-year-old from Voorhees, N.J., played his senior... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The ECHL released its Protected List Tuesday. Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish, giving them exclusive rights until July 1. Among the former Canisius and Niagara players... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, May 3, 2015

Former Niagara women's hockey coach Margot Page is back coaching at the collegiate level. Page was announced as the head coach for Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. Page was the... 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.