Getting To Know The Freshmen Tigers: Ryan Berlin

Forward Ryan Berlin joins Princeton after spending four years in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Last season, Berlin appeared in 21 games with the Whitecourt Wolverines. He recorded 14 goals and 27 points. Over the past four seasons, the Edmonton, Alberta native played in 180 games and recorded a career-high 41 points in 2012-13.

We caught up with Berlin, and here’s what the incoming freshman had to say: Continue reading

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Princeton Hockey 2014-15 New Numbers (Infographic)

Here is an infographic featuring the jersey number changes for Princeton hockey’s 2014-15 season.  Continue reading

Keen Focus Raises Princeton Hockey’s Ben Halford To The Next Level

When goalkeeper Colton Phinney was still a recruit, the Princeton coaching staff watched him play the Bay State Breakers. Phinney, then with the Islanders Hockey Club, faced off against Ben Halford.

“That was probably the biggest game of his life,” Halford’s goalkeeping coach, Bryan McDonald, said.

Before the game, Princeton had expressed interest in Halford. And after watching Halford lead Bay State to victory, the Tiger staff invited Halford to campus for a visit.

“The kid just went there and stood on his head. [He] played out of his mind,” McDonald said.

“He’s not affected by anything.” Continue reading

Darroll Powe Joins Phantoms And Other Princeton Signings

Former Princeton men’s hockey player Darroll Powe signed with the Phantoms of the AHL, the team announced Wednesday.

Powe spent several seasons with the Phantoms after graduating from Princeton in 2007.  Powe made his NHL debut in 2008-09 with the Flyers, where he played until moving to Minnesota in 2011-12. Continue reading

Getting To Know The Freshmen Tigers: Ben Halford

Ben Halford joins the Tigers as the only goalkeeper in the freshman class. Halford, an Albany Academy graduate, spent the past several season with the Bay State Breakers. He holds the Breaker franchise records for wins and shutouts.

We caught up with Halford, and here’s what the goalkeeper had to day: Continue reading

Getting To Know The Freshmen Tigers: Eric Robinson

Forward Eric Robinson joins Princeton hockey after spending the season with the Dubuque Fighting Saints. He helped Dubuque capture bronze at the Junior World Cup before the USHL season started. The freshman attended Gloucester Catholic High School, where he captained the ams his senior and junior year. His older brother, Buddy, plays in the Senators organization with Princeton alumnus Michael Sdao.

We caught up with the 6-foot-1 forward and here’s what he had to say: Continue reading

Getting To Know The Freshmen Tigers: Stuart Pomeroy

Stuart Pomeroy joins the Tigers as a legacy, as his mom and dad both played hockey at Princeton. Pomeroy started last season with Sioux City of the USHL before he was traded to Amarillo, where he played with Princeton freshman Joe Grabowski.

We had a chance to talk to Pomeroy, and here’s what he had to say: Continue reading

Getting To Know The Freshmen Tigers: Joe Grabowski

One of several New Jersey natives joining Princeton this season, Joe Grabowski played for the Amarillo Bulls of the NAHL for the last two years. He won a championship with the Amarillo Bulls in 2013, when he scored the game-winning goal. In two seasons with Amarillo, Grabowski, the 6–foot-3 defenseman recorded 56 points, 238 penalty minutes and plus-61 over 120 games.

We caught up with the Lawrenceville, N.J., native to see what he had to say: Continue reading

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