Hockey http://nhpr.org en Two UNH Women's Hockey Players Transfer In Wake Of Coach's Firing http://nhpr.org/post/two-unh-womens-hockey-players-transfer-wake-coachs-firing <p><span style="line-height: 1.2em;">University of New Hampshire women’s hockey players Megan Armstrong and Alexis&nbsp;</span>Crossley<span style="line-height: 1.2em;">&nbsp;will transfer from Durham in the wake of the firing of their former head coach, Brian&nbsp;</span>McCloskey<span style="line-height: 1.2em;">.</span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:23:58 +0000 Max Sullivan 47577 at http://nhpr.org Two UNH Women's Hockey Players Transfer In Wake Of Coach's Firing With One Week To Go, 23 With Granite State Ties Slated For Sochi http://nhpr.org/post/one-week-go-23-granite-state-ties-slated-sochi <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With a little less than a week to go to the start of the Olympic Games, 23 athletes with New Hampshire connections are set to represent to United States in </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>With a number of strong boarding school winter sport programs in the state, distinguishing who is a “New Hampshire athlete” and who isn’t can be a challenge. But here’s a general list of who’s who.</p><p style="margin-left:31.5pt;">·&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Nick Alexander, Lebanon, Ski Jumping</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 42819 at http://nhpr.org With One Week To Go, 23 With Granite State Ties Slated For Sochi Pond Hockey : The Tradition Continues http://nhpr.org/post/pond-hockey-tradition-continues <p>Pond hockey has been a favorite winter activity for many hearty New Englanders since 1883, when the first hockey game ever played in the United States happened on the ponds at St. Paul’s school right in Concord. This weekend the pond hockey tradition continued at the 4th annual <a href="http://www.blackicepondhockey.com/default.html" target="_blank">Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship</a> at White Park in Concord.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:33:19 +0000 Zach Nugent 42499 at http://nhpr.org Pond Hockey : The Tradition Continues 1.27.14: Creepy Stories, Black Ice Pond Hockey & Richard III http://nhpr.org/post/12714-creepy-stories-black-ice-pond-hockey-richard-iii <p>Whether told by a campfire, or at a childhood slumber party, everyone loves a spooky story. Today on Word of Mouth <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/creepiest-stories-web" target="_blank">we explore our ‘creepy’ appetite</a>. And the macabre continues with the true story of the battle over Richard the III’s remains.&nbsp; Although he reigned five centuries ago, his burial site has sparked a modern-day war of the roses among Britain’s Richard-files. Also on the show, the <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/hockey-new-hampshire-tradition-continues" target="_blank">Black Ice Pond Hockey</a> tournament celebrates its fourth year at White Park, and producer Zach Nugent sat on the bench to bring us the sights and sounds. Listen to the whole show below or click <strong>Read More</strong> to listen to individual segments.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:00:01 +0000 Word of Mouth 42380 at http://nhpr.org 1.27.14: Creepy Stories, Black Ice Pond Hockey & Richard III Players, Spectators Congregate In Concord For Pond Hockey Tournament http://nhpr.org/post/players-spectators-congregate-concord-pond-hockey-tournament <div>This past weekend Concord played host to the first major pond hockey tournament of the season. &nbsp;The 1883 Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship is in its fourth year. &nbsp;But it's said that the nation's first "organized" pond hockey game was played at St. Paul's School in Concord--back in 1883. &nbsp;NHPR's Amanda Loder stopped by the event at White Park, and sends us this audio postcard.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 42467 at http://nhpr.org Players, Spectators Congregate In Concord For Pond Hockey Tournament Pond Hockey Season Picks Up With Concord's 1883 Black Ice Championship http://nhpr.org/post/pond-hockey-season-picks-concords-1883-black-ice-championship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Play continues today at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.blackicepondhockey.com/default.html" target="_blank">1883 Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Concord. Teams&nbsp;will play in the semi-finals and finals at White Park this morning from 8:00 until noon.</span></p> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 42434 at http://nhpr.org Pond Hockey Season Picks Up With Concord's 1883 Black Ice Championship Fired UNH Womens Hockey Coach Wants Reinstatement http://nhpr.org/post/fired-unh-womens-hockey-coach-wants-reinstatement <p>The former coach of the University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team says he should be reinstated.</p><p>The university <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/unh-fires-womens-hockey-coach-inappropriate-physical-contact">fired Brian McCloskey late last year</a> following an incident of what officials called “inappropriate physical contact” with a player on the bench.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:17:06 +0000 Brady Carlson 41577 at http://nhpr.org Fired UNH Womens Hockey Coach Wants Reinstatement "Hungry" UNH Wildcats In NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament http://nhpr.org/post/hungry-unh-wildcats-ncaa-mens-hockey-tournament <p>The UNH Wildcats are taking on Denver University in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament.</p><p><strong>Allen Lessels</strong> <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/article/20130322/SPORTS22/130329692&amp;source=RSS" target="_blank">covers the Wildcats for the New Hampshire Union Leader</a>. He talks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about the team's turnaround season and how it matches up against its first-round opponent.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 21:22:48 +0000 Brady Carlson 24639 at http://nhpr.org "Hungry" UNH Wildcats In NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament New Hampshire - Hockey Hub http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-hockey-hub <p><a href="http://www.blackicepondhockey.com/">The third annual Black Ice Pond Championship</a> gets underway today. This event features three days of open air hockey the way it all started back in 1883 in Concord- on a frozen pond.&nbsp; It got us thinking about the origins of the sport here in the Granite State. So we called up Jim Hayes, the Executive Director of <a href="http://www.nhlegendsofhockey.com/">New Hampshire Legends of Hockey</a>, a non-profit that works to preserve the history of the sport in New Hampshire.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:40:33 +0000 Rick Ganley 20758 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire - Hockey Hub Judge To Rule Whether Female Student Can Play on Boys' Hockey Team http://nhpr.org/post/judge-rule-whether-female-student-can-play-boys-hockey-team <p>A New Hampshire judge is expected to decide whether a high school junior can continue to play on the boys' varsity ice hockey team now that her school has formed a girls' team. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:01:09 +0000 Associated Press 18770 at http://nhpr.org Of Hockey and Gender: Why a Female Player Wants to Keep Playing With the Males http://nhpr.org/post/hockey-and-gender-why-female-player-wants-keep-playing-males <p>Bishop Brady High School in Concord kicked off its boys’ hockey season last night with an 8 to 1 loss to Manchester’s Trinity High School.</p><p>Zach Frament scored Bishop Brady’s lone goal, with an assist by Shelby Herrington, who happens to be the only female player on Bishop Brady’s boys’ hockey team.</p><p>Whether she <em>remains </em>on that team for the rest of the season remains to be seen.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 23:56:48 +0000 Brady Carlson 18444 at http://nhpr.org UNH Looks For Turnaround in Hockey East Opener http://nhpr.org/post/unh-looks-turnaround-hockey-east-opener <p>After a sometimes challenging regular season, the University of New Hampshire Wildcats mens team play their first round games in the Hockey East tournament this weekend.<br /><br /><strong> Allen Lessels</strong> covers sports for the Union Leader. He recaps the Wildcats&#39; season and previews this weekend&#39;s tournament with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Brady Carlson 2401 at http://nhpr.org Hockey Announcer Don Cherry is the Greatest Invisible Piano Player in Canada http://nhpr.org/post/hockey-announcer-don-cherry-greatest-invisible-piano-player-canada <p>If you&#39;re a hockey fan, you know <a href="http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=12256" target="_blank">Don Cherry</a>, or at the very least you&#39;ve seen his <a href="http://doncherryjacketwatch.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">amazing collection of suit jackets</a>.</p> Wed, 28 Dec 2011 17:21:34 +0000 Brady Carlson 1142 at http://nhpr.org Sled Hockey Tournament Begins http://nhpr.org/post/sled-hockey-tournament-begins <div class="transcript"><p>For many in New Hampshire the arrival of fall means only one thing&hellip;.hockey season.</p><p>The University of New Hampshire Wildcats started their season this month.</p><p>And the first tournament for a different kind of hockey begins tonight.</p><p>NHPR Correspondent Matt Goisman takes a look at the sport of sled hockey.</p></div><div class="transcript"><p>At a local rink in Dover, New Hampshire, head coach Taylor Chace prepares his team for their opening tournament on October 21.</p><p>(sound)</p> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Matt Goisman 179 at http://nhpr.org