Sigalet Up for ESPYs
Marty Sertich and Bowling Green's Jordan Sigalet are among the
nominees for the 2005 ESPY awards, ESPN announced Friday.
up for the Best Male College Athlete, while Sigalet is up for
Best Comeback. Fans can cast their ballots for both at ESPN.com's
The 2005 ESPY
winners will be announced during the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
on July 13. The ESPYs will be televised on ESPN on July 17 at
9 p.m. ET, preceded by the ESPY Red Carpet Special on ESPN2 at
8 p.m. ET.
Named Northeastern Assistant
the former Maine and Boston University forward who played for
the Providence Bruins in the AHL this past season, has been added
to Greg Cronin's Northeastern staff as an assistant coach.
thrilled that Brendan Walsh has joined the Northeastern hockey
staff," said Cronin. "He made a tremendous sacrifice
to retire from a professional hockey career in the Boston Bruins
organization. His sacrifice is a reflection of his commitment
to contribute to the rebuilding process at Northeastern. He personifies
the identity we will create at Northeastern: competitiveness,
tenacity, character and courage."
began his career at BU, transferred to Maine and was a member
of the Black Bears' 1999 national championship team. He had a
five-year professional career.
will also include former BU and NHL forward Joe Sacco, who will
be the Huskies' volunteer assistant coach.
Collegians in Contention for Canada's WJC Entry
Dan Bertram, Minnesota's Kris Chucko and Michigan recruit Andrew
Cogliano are the lone collegians among the 44 players invited
to the Canadian junior team's summer evaluation camp.
The camp will
be held in Whistler, B.C., from Aug. 10 to 15 and will help determine
the roster for the Canadian entry in the 2006 IIHF World Junior
Championship, which will be held in December and January in Vancouver.
A second camp for around 30 players will be held in December.
the defending gold medal winner in the event.
to Retire from USA Hockey
senior director of international administration at USA Hockey,
will retire on June 30 after a more than 30-year career with the
organization as both a volunteer and member of the national office
remain with USA Hockey on a part-time basis as a consultant to
the international department.
has played a major role in the growth and development of hockey
in the United States," said Ron DeGregorio, president of
USA Hockey. "We thank him for his tremendous service over
the years and wish him the very best in his retirement. Let me
also say we're very pleased Art has agreed to continue to help
us as a consultant on a part-time basis."
a Colorado College graduate, has been involved with USA Hockey
since 1973 and officially joined the national office staff in
1984. Before accepting his current position in 1996, he spent
11 years as director of national teams and international activities.
He has managed or served on the administrative staff of more than
30 U.S. teams in tournaments across the world, including six Olympic
Retains Reilly as NU Assistant
men's hockey coach Gene Reilly has been retained as part of the
staff at Northeastern for the upcoming season, newly hired head
coach Greg Cronin announced on Thursday. The 2004-05 season was
Reilly's first at Northeastern after a season at Harvard and two
seasons coaching in the Ottawa Senators organization in the AHL.
Reilly is a dynamic individual who is capable of performing several
important roles within the program," said Cronin. "He
is a proven recruiter and his knowledge of the game is outstanding
as evident in his contributions to a national championship at
the University of Maine in 1999. Finally, his history as a coach
in the American Hockey League is an attractive feature for prospective
college hockey players."
to NU, Reilly helped coach Harvard to the 2003-04 ECAC tournament
title and an NCAA Tournament berth. From 2001-03, Reilly coached
Ottawa Senators AHL affiliates Grand Rapids and Binghamton. Prior
to his work in the professional ranks, Reilly was an assistant
coach at Maine for three seasons, helping the Black Bears to the
national championship in 1999. Reilly began his coaching career
in his native Springfield, Mass. in the Eastern Junior Hockey
League, where he had a record of 326-100-34 (276-79-31 as head
coach) from 1988-98.
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