RI’s David Quinn Named New York Rangers Head Coach

2018-05-23T16:19:57-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

Cranston native, David Quinn, has been named head coach of the New York Rangers. Quinn, 51, joins a heralded fraternity of RI natives, among them John Hynes (Devils), Ron Wilson (Mighty Ducks, Capitals, Sharks, Maple Leafs), Jack Capuano (Islanders), Lou Lamoriello (Devils), and Tim Army (Avalanche) who have risen to the helm of an NHL [...]

Lou Lamoriello Named Islanders President of Hockey Operations

2018-05-23T15:08:43-04:00May 22nd, 2018|

Rhode Island native son won three Stanley Cups with the Devils Lou Lamoriello, architect of three Stanley Cup championships with the New Jersey Devils and General Manger behind the Toronto Maple Leafs’ recent rise, has been named president of hockey operations for the New York Islanders. "I am excited to join such a storied franchise [...]

RI’s 1st Hockey Hall of Fame Class Unveiled at March 4th Dunkin’ Donuts Center Ceremonies

2018-03-07T09:57:14-05:00March 5th, 2018|

On Sunday, March 4th, between periods of the AHL’s Providence Bruins vs Springfield Thuderbirds game at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, the Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Providence Bruins formally unveiled the names and official portraits of 16 Rhode Island hockey greats who will be enshrined in its charter class on [...]

Olympic Gold Medalists Share Memories at PC Reunion

2018-02-20T12:18:42-05:00February 20th, 2018|

By Vicki-Ann Downing - Twenty years after they captured the first and only Olympic gold medal for the United States in women’s ice hockey, four Friars reunited at Providence College as honored guests at Alumni & Family Weekend, Feb. 9-11. Lisa Brown-Miller ’88, Vicki Movsessian ’94, Sara DeCosta-Hayes ’00, and Laurie Baker ’00 were teammates in [...]

P-Bruins to Unveil Charter Class during March 4 “RI Hockey Hall of Fame Day”

2018-02-02T16:10:50-05:00February 2nd, 2018|

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Bruins, in a gracious offer to assist in the launch and fundraising for the new RI Hockey Hall of Fame, will formally unveil the Hall’s 2018 Charter Class with a scoreboard introduction of the inductees during the first intermission of their Sunday, March 4th, 3:05 pm game against longtime archrival Springfield. [...]

Rhode Island gets the Hockey Hall of Fame it deserves

2018-01-25T08:55:24-05:00January 25th, 2018|

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island has always punched above its weight when it comes to hockey. Natives of our tiny state, as well as men and women who were born elsewhere but played or coached here, have made their mark at all levels of the game, on and off the ice. That continues today with Providence’s [...]

RI Hockey Hall of Fame Announced

2018-01-25T08:03:14-05:00January 23rd, 2018|

Transcript of Jan 23, 2018 Press Conference Remarks by Hall of Fame Chairman, Vincent Cimini. On January 19, 1898, Rhode Island’s rich and colorful history of organized hockey officially began when seven skaters, four born and raised in Rhode Island, led Brown University to a 6-0 win over Harvard in the very first intercollegiate hockey [...]

Bartlett to Become 18th Reds’ AHL Hall of Famer

2018-01-22T07:40:10-05:00January 22nd, 2018|

SPRINGFIELD, MA…The American Hockey League has announced that former RI Reds favorite, Jim Bartlett, has been selected for induction into its Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018. His selection brings to 18 the number of former Reds players, coaches and owners in the AHL hallowed Hall of Fame, by far the [...]

Ron Wilson Recalls Career Spent Not Having a ‘Real Job’

2018-01-19T07:49:01-05:00January 19th, 2018|

Coaching came naturally to RI's long-time USA Hockey and NHL bench boss. Ron Wilson vividly remembers the gold-medal game of the men’s hockey tournament at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Wilson was coaching Team USA as it fought back from a 2-0 deficit against Canada. Ryan Kesler closed the gap to one goal in the [...]