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By Amy Moritz » Thursday, February 26, 2015

Don't ask Mitch McCrank to explain what happens in the second half of the season. For the past two years, his numbers for Canisius hockey have taken a significant bump after Christmas. But that jus... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Welcome to the final week of the regular season in Atlantic Hockey. Here's what you need to know this week: Doug Jessey was named defensive player of the week. The senior captain for Canisius anch... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, February 23, 2015

Another week, another vote for North Dakota as the top team on my ballot in the USCHO.com Men's Division I Hockey Poll. North Dakota swept Western Michigan while everyone else in my top 5 split. ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, February 22, 2015

While writing last night's game story as Canisius defeated Mercyhurst to secure home ice and a bye into the Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals, sports information guru Jason Veniskey kept interrupting me w... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, February 22, 2015

Last weekend, Mercyhurst coach Rick Gotkin called Niagara a dangerous team. The Purple Eagles showed that this weekend, taking three of four points from Air Force at Dwyer Arena. The decisive 6-1 ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, February 21, 2015

It's the final regular season game at HarborCenter for Canisius hockey and the Golden Griffins will honor 10 seniors before hosting Mercyhurst in a critical Atlantic Hockey matchup. The Griffs defe... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, February 20, 2015

It's a big weekend for Canisius hockey as they are fighting for a first-round bye and home ice for the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Hockey tournament. The Golden Griffins kick off their home-and-home... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, February 20, 2015

With four games left in the regular season much of Atlantic Hockey is up for grabs. I know. Set your face to stunned. It's a pivotal series for Canisius and Mercyhurst as the teams open a home-a... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, February 17, 2015

There will be another season of playoff hockey for both the Buffalo State men's and women's hockey teams. It's the first time the women's team has reached the ECAC West playoffs in back-to-back sea... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, February 16, 2015

Drew Stafford isn't around the Buffalo Sabres locker room any more, so I can't tell him that yet again I've kept his alma mater, North Dakota, No. 1 on my ballot. North Dakota received 35 first-pla... 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.