“Class of 2019” Highlighted by the Election of the “Fathers” of RI Hockey

2019-02-25T14:00:55-05:00February 25th, 2019|

On February 22nd, more than 7,500 were on hand at the Dunkin Donuts Center when the names and official portraits of the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s “Class of 2019” were unveiled between periods of the game between the Providence Bruins and Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The 10 honorees include players, executives, educators and coaches, many [...]

Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame Inducts Charter Class

2018-09-25T14:57:03-04:00September 25th, 2018|

Sixteen hockey greats became official charter members of the Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame during formal enshrinement ceremonies on Thursday, September 20th at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln. Charter class inductees, in alphabetical order, are: Bill Belisle, Curt Bennett, Harvey Bennett, Sr., Bryan Berard, Keith Carney, Joe Cavanagh, Sara DeCosta-Hayes, Cammi Granato, [...]

RI Reds’ Legend, “Hago” Harrington, Elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

2019-01-15T11:16:24-05:00August 10th, 2018|

The US Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that former Providence Reds star, Leland “Hago” Harrington, will be enshrined as part of its Class of 2018. Formal ceremonies will be held in Nashville, TN, in December. Harrington’s induction will mark the 4th consecutive year that an honoree with Rhode Island roots will be enshrined in the US Hockey [...]

RI’s Tim Army Named Head Coach of the AHL’s Iowa Wild

2018-07-28T09:06:11-04:00July 28th, 2018|

Former Providence College Friar star, Tim Army, has been named coach of the Iowa Wild, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild. Tim, now 55, brings 30 years of coaching experience across the NHL, AHL and NCAA to the Wild. He joins Iowa from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, where he served as an [...]

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 [...]