The Buffalo State men’s hockey team is looking to build off a winning season last year, where they compiled a record of 18-8-1 and eventually lost to Oswego in the SUNY Athletic Conference tournament. Head coach Steve Murphy, who is entering his third season at Buffalo State, is trying to replace some key players who graduated last year, including goaltender Mike DeLaVergne, who will play professionally this year in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL).
The SUNY Buffalo State women’s hockey team is looking to build off of last year’s ECAC playoff victory against Potsdam, which was the first in program history. Newly hired head coach Jennifer Wilson said getting off to a strong start this season would be a challenge for her new team.
NFL owners, league officials, including Commissioner Roger Goodell, and player representatives will reportedly resume their meetings in New York to discuss the ongoing player protests of kneeling during the national anthem.
The SUNY Buffalo State men’s hockey team has hired Tony Attanucci as an assistant coach for the 2017-18 season. The Jefferson Hills, Pa. native started out his coaching career with the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite U16 National team, which help introduce him to some of the brightest minds in the game.
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel appeared at a charity autograph signing Sept. 16 to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. The event brought in $7,500, which was donated to the Red Cross.
SUNY Buffalo State improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1999 after a victory Saturday (Sept. 23) over the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The Bengals have been in some close games to start the season after they defeated Bridgewater State Sept. 2 and Morrisville State Sept. 16 by a combined margin of six points.
A group of rowing enthusiasts at Buffalo State is attempting to bring the sport back to the school after 43 years and a number of failed attempts. The school had a successful rowing program in the 1960s and 70s, but it was terminated in 1974.