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Men’s hockey releases 2020-21 season schedule

Men's hockey has released its schedule and is set to begin its season on November 20th. Photo Credit: Jonathan Hanna

By Adam Melluso, Contributor

October 26, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- On Monday morning, the men's hockey team announced via Twitter the release of their 2020-21 regular-season schedule. https://twitter.com/RMUMHockey/status/1320712754886545409?s=20 The 28-game schedule, which includes 22 conference matchups, will also see several major non-conference teams ...

Men’s hockey announces incoming class

Men's Hockey has added eight new freshmen to the 2020-21 roster. Photo Credit: David Auth

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

October 23, 2020

After a shortened postseason this past winter, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team has regrouped and added eight freshmen and a transfer to its roster for the 2020-21 season. As the Colonials look to reach the postseason once again, they will have five new forwards, two defensemen, a goaltender,...

Stack the Pads: 2020-21 Return

Stack the Pads: 2020-21 Return

By Owen Krepps and Jonathan Hanna

October 16, 2020

Welcome back to Stack the Pads, the home for RMU Hockey coverage. For the foreseeable future we will be merging men's and women's hockey into one podcast. In this episode we discuss the AHA's return to play plan as well as review former colonials that have signed pro hockey deals. Twitter: @Kre...

NCAA Division I Council announces extra year of eligibility for winter sport athletes

Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Ethan Morrison, Contributor

October 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS-- This afternoon, the NCAA Division I council voted in favor of extending eligibility for winter sport student-athletes, according to an official statement on Twitter.All winter sport student-athletes who compete during the 2020-21 season will receive an additional season of competition. This extension of eligibility is also...

#FormerColonialWatch: Justin Kapelmaster signs with the ECHL’s Kansas City Mavericks

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By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

September 8, 2020

Independence, MO-- On Tuesday afternoon, the ECHL's Kansas City Mavericks announced that they had signed former men's hockey goaltender Justin Kapelmaster for the upcoming season via their website.   Kapelmaster, who transferred over from Ferris State University for his senior season, had...

#FormerColonialWatch: Daniel Mantenuto signs in Italy

Photo Credit: Garret Roberts

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

September 5, 2020

After spending four years wearing the red, white, and blue of the Robert Morris Colonials, Daniel Mantenuto will now wear the yellow, red, and blue of Asiago Hockey 1935 in the Italian Serie A, the top tier of hockey in Italy. Last season, Asiago Hockey won the Serie A, beating HC Pustertal 4-1 in...

#FormerColonialWatch: Jake Coleman signs with the ECHL’s Worcester Railers

Photo Credit: David Auth

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

September 5, 2020

WORCESTER, Mass.-- Moon Township native and former men's hockey forward Jake Coleman has signed with the Worcester Railers of the ECHL. Coleman announced his signing via the Railers’ Twitter account on Thursday. The Railers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders in the NHL. Coleman skated in 133 games for the Colonials, while registering 16 goals and 24 assists, ...

#FormerColonialWatch: Brady Ferguson signs with Rögle BK

#FormerColonialWatch: Brady Ferguson signs with Rögle BK

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

June 12, 2020

After spending two years in the Toronto Maple Leafs' organization with the ECHL's Newfoundland Growlers and AHL's Toronto Marlies, former Robert Morris men's hockey star Brady Ferguson has signed with Rögle BK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Ferguson, who last played for the Colonials during...

Weekend Round-Up: 2/28-3/1/2020

Weekend Round-Up: 2/28-3/1/2020

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

March 2, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- For Robert Morris sports, it was a weekend with many triumphs, but also a few tribulations. One Colonial sports team clinched the number one seed in their conference, whereas another team fell several spots in the standings to finish the regular season. Men’s basketball clinches numb...

RMU takes down RIT with Prkusic OT winner

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By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

February 9, 2020

PITTSBURGH-- After a tough loss the prior evening, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (10-15-3, 10-9-4 AHA) battled back to beat the RIT Tigers (15-11-4, 11-7-5 AHA) in overtime 4-3, thanks to a game-winning goal from Nick Prkusic. The Colonials were able to erase a two-goal deficit and snap a five-...

Powerplay woes continue as RMU loses to AIC 4-1

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Alex Tonge fires a slapshot against Niagara on November 2, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

By Nathan Breisinger, Social Media Director

January 25, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Even though the Robert Morris men’s hockey team (9-12-3, 9-8-3 AHC) had seven powerplay chances, the Colonials failed to make any serious noise as they fell to American International (13-11-1, 13-5-1 AHC) 4-1. The Colonials looked to avenge Friday night's loss in which they mounted...

Colonials comeback falls short against American International

PITTSBURGH -- The men's hockey team stands for the national anthem against Bowling Green on 10/12/18 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).

By Jonathan Hanna, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Despite a valiant comeback, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team (9-11-3, 9-7-3 AHA) dropped their Friday night matchup against last season’s conference champion, the American International College Yellow Jackets (12-11-1, 12-5-1 AHA). In the first period, not much action...

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