Slapshots: Griffs sweep No. 20 Niagara, stay atop Atlantic Hockey

    By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Beating a bitter rival has a great feeling to it. Crushing them? That's a whole different story. Canisius used a five-goal first period distancing themselves from No. 20 ranked Niagara early, en route to an 8-2 drubbing of the Purple Eagles Saturday afternoon at KeyBank Rink at … [Read more...]

Griffs led by elite offense; Large commends McLaughlin’s offseason development

    By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor Leading all Griffs in goals, assists, and shots this season, junior forward Dylan McLaughlin has once again found himself as the team’s frontrunner in offensive production. “He loves hockey. Period,” said head coach Trevor Large. “When you ask Dyl, ‘How was practice today?’ He … [Read more...]

Turnovers plague Griffs, lose fifth straight

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor After a loss on the road to the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks on Sunday, Canisius made the quick trip to Amherst to face crosstown rival, the University at Buffalo. The Bulls picked to finish as the top team in the MAC East Division in the preseason poll assured that with a 73-47 win over the Griffs on Thursday … [Read more...]

Reese’s career-high 31 points not enough against Bonnies

    By Mike Pesarchick Sports Reporter Isaiah Reese put up a season-high 31 points, but it was not enough to lift the Griffs over St. Bonaventure as the Bonnies topped Canisius, 73-65, in front of a sellout crowd at the Koessler Athletic Center Wednesday night. The loss dropped Canisius to 4-5 on the season, while St. … [Read more...]

Griffs bested by nationally ranked Clarkson​

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius hockey team put their five-game winning streak on the line this past weekend when they hosted the No. 3 ranked team in the country, the Clarkson Golden Knights. The Griffs entered the game having just swept conference foes, the Army Black Knights and the Bentley Falcons. Their … [Read more...]

Crumpton’s game-high 24 aids Griffs to victory over Dartmouth

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team captured their fourth victory on the season against Dartmouth on Saturday, 73-60. Senior forward Jermaine Crumpton led all scorers with a game-high 24 points, while sophomore guard Malik Johnson and freshman Takal Molson added 12 points of their own in the win. Freshman … [Read more...]

Weapon of Mazz Destruction: Large compliments Mazza’s abilities

By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor July 8, 1997, the day after his third birthday, Canisius junior Jimmy Mazza played hockey for the first time. Twenty years later, Mazza still enjoys taking the ice as a member of Canisius hockey. Now in his third season with the Griffs, Mazza has proven to be a dual threat, playing well on both … [Read more...]

Griffs look to end three-game losing streak Sunday in Ohio

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor There is no denying that Sara Hinriksdóttir has been the best player for women’s basketball through the team’s first six games. The forward is leading the team in multiple categories, including points, rebounds and assists per game (15.2 PPG, 7.3 RPG and 5.0 APG). Her average of five assists per game is … [Read more...]

Pair of weekend sweeps lift Griffs atop of Atlantic Hockey

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s hockey team has rocketed to the top of the Atlantic Hockey Conference after winning their past five games in a row. The Griffs entered their weekend series on Nov. 17 and 18 against the Bentley Falcons with a chance to build on their early season conference victories, doing so … [Read more...]

Crumpton, Reese earn All-Tourney nods in four-game showcase

By Nolan Hopkins Sports Reporter The men’s basketball team completed their busy four-game Thanksgiving break schedule with a record of 2-2. The team kicked off the week with a 60-52 loss to Tennessee State on Nov. 21. The Griffs came out of the gate on fire, as they held a 35-26 advantage at the end of the first half, shooting close … [Read more...]

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