Little Rhody’s impact on the game of hockey has been and continues to be global

2022-05-23T09:18:22-04:00May 22nd, 2022|

Considering that we are the smallest state in the nation, Rhode Island has developed and contributed an incredible number of on- and off-ice talents to the game of hockey. None are more noteworthy than the host of coaches we have developed. The current crop of those head coaches is showcased in the May issue of [...]

Names of 5 RI hockey greats unveiled as RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2022”

2022-02-26T11:32:54-05:00February 26th, 2022|

(Providence, RI) The names of five local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2022” were unveiled on February 25th between periods of the Providence Bruins vs Charlotte Checkers “Hall of Fame Game” at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. Vin Cimini, founding chairman of the Hall of Fame, noted [...]

RI’s David Quinn Named Head Coach of the 2022 US Men’s Olympic Hockey Team

2021-12-28T18:11:08-05:00December 28th, 2021|

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - David Quinn will serving as head coach of the U.S. Olympic Men's Hockey Team for the first time, but he is no stranger to international competition. The former head coach of the NHL's New York Rangers (2018-21), David last coached for Team USA as an assistant coach at the 2016 IIHF [...]

RI’s Derek Army Named Head Coach of Penguins’ Wheeling Nailers Farm Team

2021-06-04T18:30:04-04:00June 4th, 2021|

WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced that they have removed the interim tag from Derek Army, making him the team's head coach. "Derek's passion for the City of Wheeling and the Nailers organization is something that we truly cherish, as he is an excellent person to have [...]

Cranston, RI’s, Jack Capuano Named Head Coach of 2021 U.S. Men’s National Team

2021-05-24T15:25:33-04:00May 24th, 2021|

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jack Capuano associate coach of the NHL's Ottawa Senators and former head coach of the NY Islanders, has been named head coach of the 2021 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete in the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 21-June 6 in Riga, Latvia. Capuano will be [...]

Digit Murphy Named President of Toronto Franchise in National Women’s Hockey League

2020-05-13T16:44:26-04:00May 13th, 2020|

Rhode Island’s Margaret “Digit” Murphy, one of the most victorious coaches in NCAA women’s hockey over her 22 seasons at Brown University, has been announced as the president of Toronto’s new (yet to be named) franchise in the National Women’s Hockey League. Digit, a Cranston, RI, native, who also coached the Boston Blades to two [...]

Colby Cave: Remembering a Talented Young Man Who Loved and Respected the Game

2020-04-14T18:01:34-04:00April 14th, 2020|

Colby Cave was one of those rare players. His infectious smile, attitude and work ethic were second to none and everyone around him fed off his energy. The news of his recent passing at the age of 25 shocked the hockey world. Cave had been placed in a medical induced coma before he had surgery [...]

Buster Clegg Named Recipient of 2020 “Chace Award” for Lifetime Contributions to Hockey

2020-03-12T08:58:50-04:00March 12th, 2020|

The RI Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that Barrington, RI’s, Sylvester “Buster” Clegg, former GM of the RI Reds and founder/president of the RI Reds Heritage Society, has been selected the recipient of the 2020 Malcolm Greene Chace Memorial Trophy recognizing “Achievement and Outstanding Service by a Rhode Islander to the Game of Hockey”. [...]

New “Wall of Fame” Pays Perpetual Tribute to RI’s Hockey Heroes & History

2020-02-26T11:52:10-05:00February 26th, 2020|

When the RI Hockey Hall of Fame was conceived and established in 2016, work immediately began to thoroughly research Rhode Island’s long and deep hockey history. While the research has often been exhaustive, the wealth of information and detail uncovered has been richly revealing…and there is yet more to uncover and share. In addition to [...]

“Class of 2020” Reveal Shares Spotlight with New “Wall of Fame” Unveiling at the Dunk

2020-03-06T11:28:20-05:00February 24th, 2020|

The names of seven local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2020” were unveiled on February 22nd between periods of the Providence Bruins vs Springfield Thunderbirds “Hall of Fame Game” at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence. The occasion also marked the unveiling of the Hall of Fame’s new [...]