Canisius Golden Griffins men's ice hockey

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Canisius Golden Griffins
men's ice hockey
Canisius Golden Griffins  men's ice hockey athletic logo
University Canisius College
Conference AHA
Head coach Trevor Large (interim)
Captain Geoff Fortman
Alternate captain(s) Ryan Schmelzer
Arena HarborCenter
Capacity: 1,800
Surface: 200' x 85'
Location Buffalo, New York
Colors Blue and Gold[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2013
Conference Tournament Champions
2013
Conference Regular Season Champions
2017
Current uniform
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For all Canisius College sports, see Canisius Golden Griffins.

The Canisius Golden Griffins men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents Canisius College. The Golden Griffins are a member of Atlantic Hockey. They play at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York across the street from KeyBank Center, home of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.[2] Canisius won an automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship after winning the Atlantic Hockey title in the conference playoffs, but lost in the first round to top-ranked Quinnipiac.[3]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As of December 21, 2016.[4]

# S/P/C Player Class Pos Height Weight DoB Hometown Previous team NHL rights
1 Michigan Williams, CharlesCharles Williams Senior G 5' 10" (1.78 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 1992-03-12 Canton, Michigan Ferris State (WCHA)
4 Illinois Fortman, GeoffGeoff Fortman (C) Senior D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 196 lb (89 kg) 1993-02-14 Crystal Lake, Illinois Amarillo (NAHL)
8 Ontario Edmondson, IanIan Edmondson Sophomore D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 206 lb (93 kg) 1995-01-31 Toronto, Ontario St. Michael's (OJHL)
9 Michigan Parrottino, DavidDavid Parrottino Junior F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 166 lb (75 kg) 1994-02-22 Rochester Hills, Michigan Lincoln (USHL)
10 Ontario McLeod, MattMatt McLeod Sophomore F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 192 lb (87 kg) 1996-10-22 Mississauga, Ontario Oakville (OJHL)
12 Michigan Sabatini, MikeMike Sabatini Junior F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 1995-01-08 Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan Soo (NAHL)
13 New York (state) McLaughlin, DylanDylan McLaughlin Sophomore F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 187 lb (85 kg) 1995-06-05 Lancaster, New York Cedar Rapids (USHL)
14 New York (state) Kielich, JoshJosh Kielich Senior F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 186 lb (84 kg) 1993-05-16 Orchard Park, New York Buffalo (OJHL)
15 Pennsylvania Boyd, CodyCody Boyd Sophomore F 6' 3" (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1994-01-18 Johnstown, Pennsylvania Coquitlam (BCHL)
23 Wisconsin Jerry, CaseyCasey Jerry Freshman F 6' 1" (1.85 m) 184 lb (83 kg) 1995-01-14 River Falls, Wisconsin Minnesota Magicians (NAHL)
24 Florida Stief, MattMatt Stief Freshman F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1996-01-13 Weston, Florida Prince George (BCHL)
26 New York (state) Schmelzer, RyanRyan Schmelzer (A) Junior F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 1993-07-28 Buffalo, New York Buffalo (OJHL)
29 British Columbia Urbani, DanielDaniel Urbani Freshman G 6' 1" (1.85 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1995-06-21 Coquitlam, British Columbia Trenton (OJHL)
31 Ontario Hofley, SimonSimon Hofley Sophomore G 5' 11" (1.8 m) 187 lb (85 kg) 1995-06-08 Ottawa, Ontario Flin Flon (SJHL)
34 California Weyrick, BlakeBlake Weyrick Freshman G 6' 3" (1.91 m) 199 lb (90 kg) 1996-02-05 Los Angeles, California Janesville (NAHL)
40 Ontario Pereira, JesseJesse Pereira Freshman F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 189 lb (86 kg) 1995-03-31 Fort Erie, Ontario Brooks (AJHL)
44 Michigan Jaeckle, AlexAlex Jaeckle Senior D 6' 3" (1.91 m) 198 lb (90 kg) 1994-11-29 St. Clair Shores, Michigan Johnstown (NAHL)
47 Ontario Bennett, DavidDavid Bennett Junior D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 196 lb (89 kg) 1995-08-31 Ottawa, Ontario Cumberland (CCHL)
51 Ontario Murray, JeffJeff Murray Junior F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 183 lb (83 kg) 1995-04-11 Newmarket, Ontario Whitby (OJHL)
53 Michigan Heath, CameronCameron Heath Sophomore D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 192 lb (87 kg) 1994-10-10 Troy, Michigan Jersey (USPHL)
55 Michigan Stander, JackJack Stander Junior D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1995-02-03 Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan Sioux Falls (USHL)
71 New York (state) Gabriel, JoshuaJoshua Gabriel Sophomore F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 181 lb (82 kg) 1996-02-13 Lancaster, New York Buffalo (OJHL)
72 Ontario Hoover, MattMatt Hoover Freshman F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 179 lb (81 kg) 1996-01-13 Brantford, Ontario Nanaimo (BCHL)
74 Quebec Chamberland, FelixFelix Chamberland Sophomore F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1994-01-15 Quebec City, Quebec Pembroke (CCHL)
77 New York (state) Mazza, JimmyJimmy Mazza Sophomore D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1994-07-07 Kings Park, New York P. A. L. (USPHL)
81 New York (state) Sheeran, NolanNolan Sheeran Junior F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 186 lb (84 kg) 1994-04-21 East Amherst, New York Buffalo (OJHL)
91 New York (state) Hutchison, NickNick Hutchison Freshman F 6' 3" (1.91 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1995-04-27 Hicksville, New York Salmon Arm (BCHL)

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

See also[edit]

Canisius Golden Griffins

References[edit]

http://blackhawks.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=83001

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