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

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 [...]

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

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. [...]

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

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 [...]

John Hynes Named New Nashville Coach

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 [...]

10 Greats Become the Newest Members of the Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame

Ten greats became the newest honored members of the Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame during formal enshrinement ceremonies on Friday, September 6th at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln. Also honored was Larry Reid, recipient of the annual Malcolm Greene Chace Trophy awarded for “Lifetime contribution of a [...]