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Stories by Amy Moritz

By Amy Moritz » Friday, October 24, 2014

There's the golden dome, the famous fight song and Touchdown Jesus. Autumn in South Bend belongs to football. Which means hockey has to adjust for a month or two. "The first half the year sometimes... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, October 23, 2014

It's a rare opportunity for Western New York college hockey fans -- to see a local team play a regular season game on national television. Thank NBC for loving Notre Dame football. The relationshi... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The weekend sweep has been elusive for Canisius. Last season the Golden Griffins had just one regular season sweep -- taking both games against Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. This season the Griff... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dwyer Arena is buzzing with the usual Monday afternoon hockey practice delights. But something specific catches your eye. It's the four guys riding stationary bikes. They're set up behind the goal so... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Canisius junior Ralph Cuddemi was the co-player of the week in Atlantic Hockey. [caption id="attachment_4302" align="alignright" width="200"] Ralph Cuddemi[/caption] Cuddemi scored three goals i... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, October 20, 2014

After seeing the scores come in this weekend around the college hockey world, I commented on Twitter how difficult my poll voting would be this week. Several of my college hockey writing peeps suggest... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, October 18, 2014

Canisius coach Dave Smith loves to talk about adversity. He loves to talk about embracing adversity and seeing how his team responds to it. Friday night in West Point proved quite a test for the Go... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, October 17, 2014

It's opening night in the ECHL and a number of Canisius and Niagara alums have made opening night rosters. Headlining the group is former Niagara player Kyle Rogers who begins his fourth season as ... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, October 17, 2014

For the better part of the last two seasons, Cody Freeman played on the top line for the Canisius Golden Griffins. Paired with Kyle Gibbons (whom he had known and played with since childhood) and Derb... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, October 15, 2014

And the hits keep on coming for Niagara. With Vince Muto out six to eight weeks after having surgery on a broken arm sustained in Saturday's 10-2 loss to St. Lawrence, the injury list for the Purple E... 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.