Baseball catcher suits up as emergency goalie in victory over Clarkson

Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter After a 4-1 loss on Oct. 27 in Potsdam, N.Y., against non-conference foe, Clarkson, the Griffs returned home last Saturday to rematch against the Golden Knights. The Griffs got off to a rocky start, with Clarkson taking a 2-0 lead just 7:50 into the game. Clarkson's crowd that traveled to the game … [Read more...]

Griffs close out four games in seven-day stretch on road

Marshall Haim Sports Editor After having played three games over the past five days, the Canisius hockey team will conclude a rugged portion of their schedule on Saturday with a meeting against archrival, Niagara. The Griffs opened up the four games in a full week stretch with a 6-3 victory over Clarkson at HarborCenter last … [Read more...]

Between-the-legs goal highlights weekend split

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter Canisius closed off their two-game weekend at home against AIC with a split. After a 4-2 win on Friday, which was capped off by a SportsCenter top 10 highlight reel goal by Dylan McLaughlin, the AIC Yellow Jackets came back with a strong effort and a 6-1 win on Saturday. McLaughlin was named the … [Read more...]

Hockey looks to bounce back after loss to Clarkson

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter After a 4-1 loss to non-conference opponent Clarkson, the Griffs look to bounce back with a two-game series against conference foe, American International College (AIC). Heading into the game against Clarkson, the Golden Knights also sported an identical 2-2-0 record after having wins over No. 13 … [Read more...]

Special teams needs to come up big

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Following a two-game homestand with Air Force, the Griffs are heading back on the road, this time just for one non-league contest with the Clarkson Golden Knights. Canisius is coming off a weekend split with the Atlantic Hockey favorites while Clarkson is coming off an impressive home victory over No. … [Read more...]

Large raises thousands for cancer research

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor The month of October is synonymous with the colors black and orange, representative of the spooky times leading up to Halloween. In recent years, though, another color has established itself in the October color palette — pink — which has become a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. And, as … [Read more...]

Mazza’s late tally lift Griffs past Holy Cross

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor It wasn’t the prettiest of wins but head coach Trevor Large will take it. “It was a very odd game,” Large told “We were down 4-1 in the second period and then we got a couple of goals that allowed us to go into the third period down just one. Then they got an early goal but I loved our … [Read more...]

McLaughlin looks to pace Griffs

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter Canisius College and HarborCenter reached a five-year lease extension to keep the Griffs games downtown in Buffalo until 2023. The building opened up in 2014, and the Griffs debuted in their new home with a 3-3 tie against nationally ranked Ohio State University in front of 2,000 faithful fans wearing … [Read more...]

Hockey to start season tomorrow

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The chill in the Buffalo air recently has been a sign that hockey season is rapidly approaching. When it comes to rapidly approaching, we actually mean tomorrow. That’s when the Canisius hockey team will open up their 2018-19 season in an exhibition match at HarborCenter. Canisius’ season begins their … [Read more...]

Hockey tabbed to finish second in Preseason Coaches Poll

Griffin Staff Report After a strong showing in the 2017-18 season, it comes as no surprise that Canisius hockey is predicted to finish high again this year. During the Atlantic Hockey media day on Tuesday, the conference announced their Preseason Coaches Poll, in which the Griffs were predicted to place second. Canisius received … [Read more...]

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