August 31, 2010

Summer Poll Results

Summer slowly draws to a close in the Finger Lakes. The Junior A exhibition season is underway in Canada and soon the Red/White game will be here.

Our summer poll asked "which team will show the most improvement in 2010-2011?"

The results were as follows:

  • 31% -- Cornell
  • 20% -- Clarkson
  • 13% -- RPI
  • 11% -- Brown
  • 8% -- Harvard
  • 4% -- Colgate and Dartmouth
  • 3% -- Quinnipiac
  • 2% -- Princeton, SLU, and Union
  • 1% -- Yale


    Thanks for your participation & please remember to vote in the current Puckhead Poll.
  • August 27, 2010

    A Big Catch From Kitchener

    Mark Scheifele (6' 3", 175), a 1993-born forward has committed to the Big Red for 2012. Mark was the leading scorer for Kitchener (GOJHL) last season when he picked up 18 goals and 37 assists in 51 games. Mark was named the Mid-West Conference Rookie of the Year and was selected to play in the league all-star game.

    Welcome to Cornell, Mark.

    Thanks to Phil Fibiger's excellent investigative work on this one.

    Photo: GOJHL

    2010-2011 Roster

    With classes in session and, as you all know by now, without Riley Nash, Cornell's roster for next season appears set. This fall's roster stands at 26 -- 15 forwards, 8 defensemen, and 3 goalies.

    Here's the breakdown by class and position:

    Seniors: 5 (6 in 2009-2010)
    F - Joe Devin
    F - Patrick Kennedy
    F - Dan Nicholls
    F - Tyler Roeszler
    D - Mike Devin

    Juniors: 6 (6 in 2009-2010)
    F - Sean Collins
    F - Locke Jillson
    F - Jordan Kary
    D - Keir Ross
    D - Sean Whitney
    G - Michael Garman

    Sophomores: 9 (6 in 2009-2010)
    F - Erik Axell
    F - John Esposito
    F - Vince Mihalek
    F - Greg Miller
    F - Chris Moulson
    D - Braden Birch
    D - Nick D'Agostino
    D - Jarred Seymour
    G - Omar Kanji

    Freshmen: 6 (9 in 2009-2010)
    F - Rodger Craig
    F - Armand de Swardt
    F - Dustin Mowrey
    D - Mathieu Brisson
    D - Kirill Gotovets
    G - Andy Iles

    On the horizon...

    2011-2012:
    Targets (5-7): Fs: 4-5, Ds: 1-2, Gs: 0
  • F - Cole Bardreau
  • F - Kevin Cole
  • F - Madison Dias
  • F - Brian Ferlin
  • F - Philippe Hudon
  • F - John Knisley
  • F - Joel Lowry
  • F - John McCarron
  • F - Stephen Miller
  • D - Joakim Ryan

    *updated 9/23

    2011's class of forwards is full with the addition of Madison Dias, Joel Lowry, and John McCarron. Their arrival will probably allow some of the younger recruits the opportunity to defer. At present, Cole Bardreau, Philippe Hudon, and Stephen Miller look most likely for 2012. Even then there were be 17 forwards on the roster, assuming no one departs early or transfers. Most likely would be for some of the younger 92s or less experienced 92s to also consider deferring a year -- of those Dias, Knisley, and McCarron might consider another year of seasoning. On the blueline, another recruit could be on the staff's radar. For 2012, 2-3 blueliners and a goalie remain as targets. The plethora of forwards might also allow some of the 93s an opportunity to defer and gain additional experience.
  • August 24, 2010

    Dias Joins Red For 2011

    Chris Heisenberg has reported that Madison Dias (6' 1", 175), a 1992-born forward has committed to the Big Red for 2011. Madison scored 15 goals and picked up 28 assists in 54 games with Victoria (BCHL) last season.

    Welcome to Cornell, Madison.

    Photo: BCHL