Griffs eliminated by UConn in AHA playoffs

Going into the first round of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs against Connecticut, the Canisius College hockey team knew that they had to keep the Huskies’ leading scorer, Cole Schneider, in check. The Williamsville native, who had three goals and four points against the Griffs in the regular season, continued to be a thorn in their … Continue reading

Conacher signs two-year deal with Tampa Bay Lightning

After months of excellent play, former Canisius star Cory Conacher has officially signed with the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. The announcement, which came out yesterday afternoon, details the contract as a two-way deal, meaning Conacher could play with the Lightning and their farm team, the Norfolk Admirals without having to clear waivers. The news broke … Continue reading

Canisius-UConn preview

No. 8 Connecticut (13-17-4, 12-12-3 AHA) vs. No. 9 Canisius (10-20-4, 10-14-3 AHA) Game One: 7:05 p.m. Friday, March 2, Storrs, Conn. Game Two: 7:05 p.m. Saturday, March 3, Storrs, Conn. Game Three (if necessary): 7:05 p.m. Sunday, March 4, Storrs, Conn. 1/14/12 Connecticut 6, CANISIUS 2 1/15/12 Connecticut 4, CANISIUS 3 Tonight, the Griffs … Continue reading

Canisius ends season series against Niagara with loss

LEWISTON — A slow start in the first period by the Canisius College hockey team proved to be fatal as it dropped a 4-2 decision against the Niagara Purple Eagles Thursday night. Niagara got the early jump on Canisius in the first period, scoring only 54 seconds into the period on a turnaround shot by … Continue reading

Lack of offensive support leads to loss vs. RIT

The Canisius College hockey team wasn’t able to duplicate it’s 3-1 victory against the RIT Tigers from Oct. 20 last night at the Buffalo State Ice Arena. Instead, the away team flipped the script with a 3-1 win of its own in front of a crowd made up mostly of energetic Tiger fans. Sophomore goaltender … Continue reading