Author: Duke Cuneo

Q&A With Rhode Island Hockey Radio Broadcaster Jack O’Marra

As part of our ongoing coverage of the 2017-18 Liberty Men’s Hockey season, we spoke with Jack O’Marra this week.  Jack broadcasts hockey games for University of Rhode Island, and has been around the team for several years.  The #25 Rams find themselves in 7th place overall in the ESCHL heading into the weekend, with a 1-2 conference record.  This weekend’s games start at 7pm Friday night, and 4pm on Saturday.  The #15 Flames will look to improve on their 5-1 conference record.  Both games will be streamed live (audio only) on www.wriu.org, or 90.3 FM if you find...

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Liberty Hockey: 3 Stars of The Weekend Syracuse Edition

Liberty took the ice this Homecoming weekend against the ESCHL newcomer, but ACHA Division 1 veteran Syracuse Orange.  Both games ended up being quite competitive, with the Flames jumping out to big early leads in both.  However the team was only able to manage a split with the Orange on the weekend, taking their first conference loss of the season.  Liberty was paced by 3 individual multi-point performances.  So without further delay, here are your three stars of the weekend… 1st   Zane Schartz, Junior Defenseman Zane started off the weekend by tallying an assist on Friday night’s 5-3...

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Q&A With Syracuse Hockey Broadcaster Dana Grey

This week we sat down with Syracuse radio announcer Dana Grey, and discussed the Syracuse hockey program, as well as this weekend’s games here at LaHaye Ice Center against Liberty.  The Flames face the Orangemen on Friday night, and Saturday afternoon prior to the Liberty football game.  Puck drops at 7pm at the LaHaye Ice Center tonight.     Duke Cuneo: Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do for the Syracuse hockey program. Dana Grey: I am a Junior Broadcast and Digital Journalism student with a sports emphasis in the Newhouse School at Syracuse University....

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Hockey Locks Down Weekend Shutout of Rutgers

Liberty hockey made their first road trip of the season last weekend, traveling to New Jersey for a pair of games against ESCHL foe Rutgers.  It would be difficult for the Flames to have a more successful weekend, as Liberty was able to win both games in dominating fashion, 6-0 each.  Transfer Sophomore Goaltender Cole Burack stopped every shot he faced Friday night, and Senior net minder Josh Halpenny followed that performance up with a shutout of his own Saturday afternoon.  The pair combined for 21 and 31 saves each to show Liberty’s depth between the pipes this season....

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Liberty Hockey: 3 Stars of the Weekend Rutgers Edition

As a new feature this week, we will be naming Liberty Hockey’s “3 Stars of The Weekend” after each pair of the Flames’ weekend match ups.  This week’s installment is based on the outstanding performance of the team on the road against Rutgers.  LU posted a pair of 6-0 shutouts against the Scarlet Knights. 1st      Grant Garvin, Graduate Center Garvin has the sort of weekend you want out of a player in his final season with the program.  Grant tallied 4 goals and 3 assists in the two games against Rutgers.  The 6’4″ Center leads the Flames with...

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