Hockey
2005-2006 Highlights

MINI-GAME ENDS SEASON
Fredonia State won the regulation game Saturday, only to fall to Geneseo in the decisive mini-game, 1-0, in the SUNYAC semifinals ...

DEVILS DROP SEMIFINAL OPENER
A furious yet unsuccessful power play, poor luck, and bad bounces all figured into Fredonia State's SUNYAC semifinal loss at Geneseo ...

ON A FAMILIAR ROAD
The Blue Devils are returning to Geneseo for a SUNYAC Tournament playoff series for the third straight year ...

Fredonia State goaltender Rick Cazares, left, is pushed into the net during a goal-mouth scramble Feb. 18 vs. Potsdam during the SUNYAC Tournament at Steele Hall.

ICERS COMPLETE FIRST-ROUND SWEEP
The Blue Devils defeated Potdam, 5-3, to complete their weekend home sweep of the Bears in the first round of the SUNYAC Tournament ...

DEVILS GO ONE UP
Fredonia State defeated Potsdam, 7-2, in the first game of their SUNYAC Tournament first-round series at Steele Hall ...

LIVE RADIO, TV COVERAGE PLANNED
Plans were finalized Friday afternoon to provide live TV coverage of the Blue Devils' SUNYAC Tournament playoff series with Potsdam to cable customers in the Dunkirk-Fredonia area. In addition, Fredonia Radio Systems will provide local market and streaming audio broadcasts of the game ...

THREE DEVILS ARE ALL SUNYAC
The All SUNYAC Team was announced Feb. 16 and three Blue Devils are on the list ...

POTSDAM POWER PLAY POSES PROBLEMS
Staying out of the penalty box is important at any level of hockey. Staying out of the box against the Potsdam Bears takes on added importance ...

BRIGGS NETS OT WINNER
Tom Briggs scored 26 seconds into overtime to lift Fredonia State past Plattsburgh, 4-3, on the final night of the regular season ...

DEVILS HANG ON TO DOWN POTSDAM
Fredonia State scored early and often, then needed to hang on to down Potsdam ...

GENESEO EARNS 3-1 WIN
Geneseo had its power play working during a 3-1 SUNYAC home win over the Blue Devils ...

ALONE IN SECOND
Fredonia State's 3-1 win at Brockport coupled with Geneseo's loss to Buffalo State left the Blue Devils alone in second place in the SUNYAC standings ...

MEREDITH TO COACH 500TH CAREER GAME
Fredonia State men's hockey coach Jeff Meredith will coach his 500th career game when the Blue Devils play Saturday at Geneseo ...

ZEMAN CAPTURES CONFERENCE KUDOS
Fredonia State junior forward Matt Zeman has been chosen SUNYAC Player of the Week ...

DEVILS, LAKERS TIE 5-5
Fredonia State and Oswego skated to a 5-5 tie Saturday before a capacity crowd at the Steele Hall Ice Arena ...

LATE GOALS CARRY DEVILS
Fredonia State scored twice late in the third period to pull out a 4-2 SUNYAC home win over Cortland ...

POWER PLAY KEYS SUNYAC WIN
Fredonia State scored two power-play goals in the second period in its 2-1 SUNYAC road win at Buffalo State ...

STUBBORN DEVILS FALL TO RIT
Rochester Institute of Technology broke a 3-3 tie with a goal late in the second period en route a 5-3 home win ...

DEVILS AMBUSH PIONEERS IN THIRD
Three third period goals were the difference in a 5-3 victory for the Devils at Steele Hall Ice Arena ...

NEAR MISS AT UTICA
Steve Greenberg's goal tied things at 2-all in the third period. However, Utica would claim victory in with a score 3:21 into overtime ...

DEVILS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP
Five Blue Devils had a goal Saturday in a 5-1 home win over Johnson and Wales. The Blue Devils defeated JWU 7-1 on Friday ...

Fredonia State's Don Jaeger, right, and Richard Boyce check a Johnson and Wales player behind the net Jan. 6, 2006, at Steele Hall.

DEVILS ROLL OVER J&W
Neal Sheehan had five points and Kyle Bozoian scored two goals to lead the Blue Devils to a semester-opening home win over Johnson and Wales ...

'SKATE WITH DEVILS' DAY SET
Fri., Jan. 13, has been chosen for the annual "Skate with the Blue Devils" day, a chance for area children to share ice-time with the men's hockey team. Follow this story link for more details ...

DEVILS SWEPT BY NEUMANN
The Neumann Knights completed their weekend sweep of the Blue Devils with a 7-4 victory Saturday at Aston, Pa. ...

KNIGHTS POWER PAST DEVILS
Neumann scored the game-winning goal on a power play in the third period in a 3-2, come-from-behind win over Fredonia State ...

TOUGH ROAD TEST FOR ICERS
Despite a 9-0-0 all-time record vs. Neumann, the Blue Devils would do well not to look past the Knights when the teams meet twice this weekend at Aston, Pa. ...

PLATTSBURGH PASSES DEVILS
A 4-1 victory by Plattsburgh allowed the Cardinals to pass Fredonia State for second place in the SUNYAC conference. The Cardinals converted twice in five power play chances en route to the victory ...

DEVILS, BEARS TIE
Neal Sheehan scored late in the second period to salvage a 3-3 tie with the Potsdam Bears ...

ZEMAN'S TRICK TRUMPS BENGALS
Matt Zeman completed a hat trick with a goal in overtime to lift the Blue Devils over Buffalo State, 4-3, at Steele Hall ...

SHEEHAN SHINES
Neal Sheehan had two goals and one assist to lead Fredonia State to a 6-1 SUNYAC home win over Geneseo ...

DEVILS WIN IN MUST-WIN
The Blue Devils, now 1-1-1 in the SUNYAC, won their first conference game in three tries this season downing Brockport 4-1 at Steele Hall...

DEVILS AT HOME FOR PAIR
The Blue Devils find themselves in an unfamiliar position heading into SUNYAC home games Friday and Saturday nights ...

DEVILS FALL TO LAKERS
The Oswego Lakers dealt the Blue Devils a 6-2 SUNYAC road loss ...

DEVILS TIE CORTLAND IN SUNYAC OPENER
Evan DiValentino's third period goal forged a 2-all tie as the Devils opened the SUNYAC portion of their schedule at Cortland...

ICE BROADCASTS ON THE INTERNET
Fredonia State hockey fans will now be able to listen to the Blue Devils' games via Fredonia Radio Systems streaming audio ...

ON THE REBOUND
The Blue Devils bounced back from its loss Friday at St. Norbert with an 8-1 win Saturday at Marian College ...

ST. NORBERT CRUISES
No. 2 ranked St. Norbert College rolled to a 6-2 victory over the Blue Devils on Friday night ...

TOUGH TASK ON THE ROAD
No. 2 ranked St. Norbert is 49-1-2 in its last 52 home games, and the Blue Devils will be the next team to try to add a blemish to that record ...

UP TO THE CHALLENGE
The Blue Devils blanked Brockport, 3-0, to claim the 2005 SUNYAC Challenge title Saturday on home ice ...

SUNAYC Challenge - Buffalo State vs. Cortland
CORTLAND DROPS BUFFALO STATE
Two Cortland Red Dragons each had a pair of goals in their team's 6-4 SUNYAC Challenge victory Saturday over Buffalo State at the Steele Hall Ice Arena ...

DEVILS HOLD OFF CORTLAND
Fredonia State opened its 2005-06 hockey season with a 3-2 victory over Cortland in the SUNYAC Challenge before a capacity crowd at Steele Hall ...

SUNAYC Challenge - Buffalo State vs. Brockport
BENGALS OPEN WITH WIN
Former Fredonia State assistant coach Nick Carriere won his head-coaching debut Friday as his Buffalo State Bengals won their SUNYAC Challenge opener over Brockport ...

BLADES OF STEELE
The Fredonia State men's hockey season opens its season today (Oct. 21) at home vs. Cortland in the SUNYAC Challenge at Steele Hall. Read a preview story about the 2005-06 Blue Devils published in the Oct. 20 edition of the Dunkirk-Fredonia Observer ...

Newly named Buffalo State men's hockey coach Nick Carriere

BENGALS HIRE CARRIERE
SUNYAC rival Buffalo State has named Nick Carriere as its men's head hockey coach, effective Aug. 8. Carriere has spent the past three seasons as a Blue Devil assistant coach ...



BANNERS HUNG
FROM STEELE RAFTERS

Through donations from former players and one former coach, new banners commemorating playoff and championship hockey seasons were purchased and hung from the rafters of the Steele Hall Ice Arena ...


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