1965-66 Pembroke Pandas
The USA's first intercollegiate women's hockey program had no collegiate competition until it met Canada's Queens University Gaels in 1967.
2018 RI Hockey Hall of Fame
In 1998, 2 Brown & 7 PC stars, including Cammi Granato (1st row left), team captain, and Sara DeCosta (1st row right) keyed USA Women's Olympic Gold in Nagano.
RI’s Great Hockey FamiliesMorris2021-05-26T14:27:38-04:00
The Gaudreaus are unique among Rhode Island’s prominent hockey families. Theirs is the only family tree that includes a father who was an Olympian and a son who was an NHL player. The patriarch, Robert [...]
It was 1941 and Boston Olympics General Manager Walter Brown came to the dressing room to congratulate Don Mellor on scoring a goal in his first game with the team. Don deflected the praise. “The [...]
There aren’t many families in Rhode Island or anywhere else that have produced three Division 1 hockey players. The Omiciolis – with brothers Kris, Mike and Drew – are members of that select group. Kris, [...]
The Eccleston family, while producing several high impact players at the high school and collegiate levels, have had the most influence in the world of hockey from behind the bench, beginning with legendary patriarch Thomas [...]
While history notes that Thomas Eccleston Jr. founded Burrillville High School hockey in 1938, the record book suggests that the Menard family deserves at least a sub-title billing on the cover of that story. [...]
The French-Canadians influence on molding life and customs in northern Rhode Island cannot be overstated. That fact is even more profound when considered in the context of ice hockey. While some RI hockey greats [...]
Along the northernmost stretch of North Main Street in Providence, where it meets the Pawtucket city line, the numbered streets, named 1st through 11th, reach up along the slope to the city’s East Side. [...]
There are many families worthy to be called "Rhode Island's First Family of Hockey". The Armys. The Ecclestons. The Gaffneys, The Warburtons, The Belisles, The Zifcaks, The Kilmartins, The Guays, and so many others [...]