Post Tagged with: "men’s hockey"

The Rams celebrate a goal during Thursday's 6-3 season opening victory over Laurier. (James Tozer)

PHOTOS: Rams win men’s hockey opener

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team started its season off with a bang on Thursday, defeating the Laurier Golden Hawks 6-3 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). Landon Schiller, Chris Marchese, Josh Sterk, Vince Figliomeni, Mitch Theoret and Jamie Lewis all scored for Ryerson while goaltender Charlie Graham made 43 saves in the win. Here are a few photos of the Rams season opening victory:

by James Tozer· · Hockey, In pictures, Sports
Rams men's hockey head coach Johnny Duco said his team had a "tame game" against the NCAA's Sacred Heart Pioneers. (James Tozer)

Rams hockey keeps it tame in U.S. game, while others brawl it up

Compared to many other Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey teams, the Ryerson Rams had a pleasant trip to the United States last weekend. The Rams travelled to Bridgeport, Conn., falling 7-4 to the National Collegiate Athletic Associations’ (NCAA) Sacred Heart Pioneers in an exhibition match on Sunday. “It was a pretty tame game. We played well,” said Rams head […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, Sports
Johnny Duco will be the interim head coach of Ryerson's men's hockey team this year.
(Jacob Cohen)

Ryerson men’s hockey team makes a Wise replacement

When Ryerson men’s hockey team head coach Graham Wise announced his retirement in June, it marked the end of an era. Wise had spent the last 35 years coaching in the CIS, his final 10 as the head coach of the Rams. With Wise now gone, Ryerson will open the season with interim head coach Johnny Duco leading an almost […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Sports
(Deven Knill/Ryersonian Staff)

Battle of the Rams comes to Mattamy

Battle of the Blades is back on home ice, but with a Ryerson twist. Ryerson’s varsity figure skating team is joining forces with the men’s and women’s hockey teams to compete in the Battle of the Rams. “It’s kind of historical and bringing the teams together makes it more of a collaborative event, which is nice for the school to […]

The Ryerson Rams defeated the Guelph Gryphons 2-1 Friday night to force a game three in their best-of-5 series.

Rams force game three in OT thriller

By Nicholas Raponi NOTE – The Rams dropped game three by a score of 11-3, ending their playoff run.   The Ryerson men’s hockey team dropped the Guelph Gryphons in a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory Friday night. After losing its first game in the best-of-three series against Guelph on Feb. 25, Ryerson faced elimination last night at the Mattamy Athletic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports
Froese gets one past the Guelph goalie (Christian Thomson/Ryersonian Staff).

Ryerson Rams men’s hockey defeats Guelph Gryphons

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team continued its dominance of the Guelph Gryphons this season, defeating them 5-0 Thursday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). The Rams swept the season series with the Gryphons 3-0. Right winger Mitch Gallant scored a hat trick to power Ryerson’s offence. It was a career night for the fifth-year arts and contemporary studies student, who […]

by Liam Butler· · Sports
Troy Passingham is the Rams' #1 goalie heading into this season.

Looking forward to being number one

  Troy Passingham is getting his first crack at full-time number-one goaltender duties this fall. Last season, Passingham took over the reins as the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team’s starting goaltender midway through the year. The Mississauga, Ont., native is set to start in goal for the Rams when the team pays a visit to the York University Lions during […]

by Patrick Cwiklinski· · Hockey, Sports
Men’s hockey leaders prepare to say goodbye

Men’s hockey leaders prepare to say goodbye

Ryerson’s men’s hockey team beat Brock University in the first round of playoffs on Sunday and will play the second round series against Lakehead University today, as their quest for the Queen’s Cup continues. The start of the playoffs marks the end of one of the best seasons for the men’s hockey team. It also means two key players on […]

by Erica Whyte· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports, Top stories
Olympic pride hits close to Ryerson

Olympic pride hits close to Ryerson

The Canadian men’s hockey game may have grabbed national attention on Sunday morning, but the real thriller took place three days earlier. The Canadian women’s team beat the U.S., its bitter rival in a historically two-horse tournament, to win gold. While it was a game to make all Canadians proud, that pride is felt strongly here at Ryerson. At head […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
Wise was back on the ice Monday to run Rams' practice.  (Dan Berlin/Ryersonian Staff)

Coach wiser for the experience

It’s been a tough two weeks for Rams men’s hockey head coach Graham Wise. He was served a four-game suspension. His close friend and assistant was fired. And his team was forced to forfeit two crucial games in the standings. On Monday, Wise was finally able to move on and get back to business. Wise returned to the team this […]

by Dan Berlin· · Hockey, Sports, Top stories
Left-wing Daniel Lombardi does his best Bobby Orr impression in an attempt to beat goalie Paul Dorsey on Nov. 15. (Nuruddin Qorane/Ryersonian Staff).

Rams thrash RMC in suspension comeback

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team showed no signs of rust Friday night. Facing the bottom ranked Royal Military College of Canada Paladins, the Rams were looking for a quick win after serving a week-long suspension for drinking on a team trip. Even without veteran head coach Graham Wise behind the bench, the Rams outshot RMC 59-17 en route to […]

by Nuruddin Qorane· · Hockey, Sports, Top stories
Interim head coach Frank Duco runs the s first practice after suspension was lifted Monday (Hayley Brauer/Ryersonian Staff)

Rams’ men’s hockey team returns from suspension with new bench boss

The Ryerson men’s hockey team is back on the ice after serving its seven-day team suspension, but for the first time in eight years, there will be a new face behind the bench running the show. Assistant coach Johnny Duco takes over as interim head coach of the Rams for the team’s next two games while longtime bench boss Graham […]

by Dan Berlin· · Hockey, Sports, Top stories
Students unsympathetic after men’s hockey team suspended for drinking

Students unsympathetic after men’s hockey team suspended for drinking

By Dan Berlin and Nuruddin Qorane Students say players deserved their punishments for breaking the rules after the Ryerson men’s hockey team was suspended for drinking during a recent road trip to Princeton, N.J. “Even though they are of age, I don’t think it’s the best idea for athletes to be drinking because it will affect their performance,” said Anna-Maria […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, News, On Campus, Sports, Top stories
Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team suspended for drinking on Princeton trip

Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team suspended for drinking on Princeton trip

The Ryerson men’s hockey team has been suspended, effective immediately, for seven days after a week-long investigation for violating Ryerson’s student-athlete code of conduct during a recent road trip to Princeton, N.J. on Oct. 18 and 19, Ryerson’s director of athletics, Ivan Joseph, announced. Away for a two-game exhibition series vs. the Princeton Tigers, the team was reported to be […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, News, On Campus, Sports, Top stories
Andrew Buck poses at centre ice of the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Courtesy Winston Chow

Rams’ Buck rising after injury setback

  He captained the first men’s hockey team to play in Maple Leaf Gardens in 13 years.  The lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan loves the renovated Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) so much he buys his groceries there. But for the first time, Andrew Buck thought about quitting last  year. The star winger suffered a tragic end to his dream season […]

by Bruce Laregina· · Hockey, Sports
Rams hope addition of veteran goaltender will pay dividends

Rams hope addition of veteran goaltender will pay dividends

While university sports are often an athlete’s last taste of competition, for Ryerson men’s hockey team goalie Adam Courchaine, the Rams are just a small chapter in his current hockey saga. A Boston Bruins signee back in 2007, Courchaine brings an impressive resume to the Rams: He spent three years in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), two seasons in the […]

by Nicholas Carafa· · Sports
Men’s hockey team finish pre-season on winning note

Men’s hockey team finish pre-season on winning note

A pair of back-to-back wins over the Nipissing Lakers concluded the men’s hockey team pre-season schedule. The Rams scored four goals in five minutes in the second period to overcome a 2-0 first-period deficit to secure their 4-3 win Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Rams’ forward Mitch Gallant scored two of the four goals to help his team’s […]

by Anam Latif· · Hockey, Sports