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Men’s Hockey will go to Alaska for Winter Break next season

Men’s Hockey will go to Alaska for Winter Break next season

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS, The Wreckard

Buffalo State men’s hockey head coach Steve Murphy was trying to figure out what he should do next year with his team during the winter break. Then the coach got a call from his parents back home in Alaska. “They told me that all seven of their sled dogs died,” Murphy said. “The dogs were...

Dreams Come True for DeLaVergne

Dreams Come True for DeLaVergne

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Mike DeLaVergne grew up dreaming that, one day, he would play professional hockey. Last week, DeLaVergne’s dream became a reality. The Buffalo State senior was getting ready to leave town early last week after he received an offer to play professionally in the south. But before he left Mond...

Bengals repeat loss to Oswego with nearly identical scores

Bengals repeat loss to Oswego with nearly identical scores

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 25, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, SPORTS, Uncategorized

History repeated itself on Saturday as the Buffalo State Hockey Bengals fell to Oswego 6-2 in the SUNYAC tournament semifinals. It was reflective of last Saturday, Buffalo State lost to Oswego 6-1. To open the game, Mike DeLaVergne showed why he was named the 2017 SUNYAC Goalie of the Year stopping...

‘Unsung heroes’ rise to the occasion, Buffalo State tops Fredonia in SUNYAC quarterfinals

‘Unsung heroes’ rise to the occasion, Buffalo State tops Fredonia in SUNYAC quarterfinals

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

“It’s playoff hockey. This is when your big-time players need to step up, and then you get contribution from unsung heroes,” head coach Steve Murphy said prior to Wednesday's win. “It’s a completely new season. I’m looking forward to seeing who steps up.” It was the "unsung heroes" that...

‘Battle by the Lake’: postseason edition

‘Battle by the Lake’: postseason edition

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Front Page, Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The Buffalo State men's hockey team clinched a home playoff game in the SUNYAC tournament after beating Cortland on Friday night. On Saturday night, they found out they would be hosting Fredonia in the quarterfinals. The Bengals will look to take those positives into playoffs as it'll host the Fredonia...

Men’s hockey ends regular season on low note in 6-1 loss

Men’s hockey ends regular season on low note in 6-1 loss

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

  The Bengals came into Saturday night with a chance at a first round bye, but unfortunately for Buffalo State, it ran into red-hot Kenny Neil. Lead by Neil, Oswego downed the Bengals, 6-1. The Lakers got on the board just 39 seconds into the game. Neil found Andrew Barton to give Oswego the...

Men’s hockey secures home playoff game

Men’s hockey secures home playoff game

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Last weekend, the Buffalo State men’s hockey team clinched a playoff berth. On Friday night, the Bengals took another step forward clinching a home playoff game with a 4-3 win over the Red Dragons in Cortland. The win also keeps Buffalo State in the hunt for a first round bye in the SUNYAC playoffs. After...

Men’s hockey hits historic mark, clinches playoff berth

Men’s hockey hits historic mark, clinches playoff berth

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

It wasn’t a perfect weekend for the Bengals, but it was just enough as the men’s hockey team reached two important milestones. On Friday night, the Bengals defeated the Brockport Eagles, 2-1, on Senior Night as well and broke the team record for most wins in a season on Saturday. Anthony Beaumont opened...

Bengals look to recover, avoid first back-to-back losses of season

Bengals look to recover, avoid first back-to-back losses of season

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Last weekend was one to forget for the Buffalo State men’s hockey team. After beating Morrisville State Friday night, the Bengals gave up eight goals in an 8-2 loss to the Mustangs on home ice Saturday. “We weren’t getting the bounces that we usually get," freshman forward Anthony Passero said....

As his collegiate hockey career nears its end, Jake Rosen walks away with lasting bonds

As his collegiate hockey career nears its end, Jake Rosen walks away with lasting bonds

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Bob Rosen always told his son, Jake, that the friends he would make playing hockey would stick around long after he hung up his skates. “You develop friendships that are unlike anything else. That’s the most important thing about hockey,” Bob Rosen said. “It’s the main reason why I wanted...

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