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 [...]

PC’s Nate Leaman Named Head Coach of the 2022 U.S. National Junior Team

2021-04-08T11:41:00-04:00April 8th, 2021|

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced on April 7 that Providence College's Nate Leaman, who led Team USA to a gold medal in 2021, will return as head coach of the 2022 U.S. National Junior Team. The U.S. National Junior Team will take part in the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2021 – Jan. 5, [...]

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 [...]

John Hynes Named New Nashville Coach

2020-01-08T15:07:42-05:00January 8th, 2020|

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced on Tuesday, January 7th, that the team has named Warwick, RI native John Hynes as the third head coach in franchise history. He replaces Attleboro native and former Providence Bruins’ player, captain and coach Peter Laviolette. "John Hynes is a bright young coach and great leader [...]

RI Hockey Hall of Famer, Cammi Granato, Becomes the NHL’s First Female Pro Scout

2019-09-26T11:33:12-04:00September 26th, 2019|

Ron Francis, General Manager of the NHL’s new Seattle franchise, has announced that Cammi Granato will join the team’s fold of pro scouts to begin the process of evaluating which players to select in the 2021 Expansion Draft. The former Providence College Lady Friar and U.S. Olympic captain and gold medalist, is a 2018 charter [...]