Items Tagged with 'hockey'


Street Talk: The iceman cometh

Wear your beer.

April 14, 2017
Turns out very few people are studying hockey in United States, but a Calvin College professor aims to change that. Read More

Entrepreneur shoots for less expensive hockey sticks

Twig Hockey is in midst of a Kickstarter campaign to fund a line of kids’ sticks.

October 16, 2015
As far as hobbies go, hockey can be expensive. Read More

Griffins connect with community

Executives look ahead to team’s 20th season, share memories of building a solid foundation.

October 2, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Tim Gortsema says he marks time by his children. Read More

Griff’s Ice House completes expansion

November 18, 2013
The groundbreaking ceremony took place almost a year ago to the date. And on Tuesday, a second ceremony will happen to signify the project’s completion. Read More

Tale of the tape: Howies earns accolades

Grand Rapids firm supplies products to NHL, AHL and college teams.

November 15, 2013
Most parents get tired of their children asking for money, but rarely does it spur a father to start a business. Read More

WCHA uses ArtPrize to introduce itself

College hockey conference will hold its championship event at arena.

September 20, 2013
As a prelude to holding its men’s championship tournament here for the first time next March, officials of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will begin marketing the annual Final Five event at Van Andel Arena Oct. 5. Read More

Griffins announce significant dates for next season

June 27, 2013
Local sports history will be made on Oct. 18. Read More

Griffins had a good season on and off the ice

Franchise reached $1 million in group ticket sales this year.

April 19, 2013
On the ice, the 17th season for the Grand Rapids Griffins was a good one: The team qualified for the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2009. Read More

Van Andel Arena nets Division I college hockey championship

March 28, 2013
The news that Van Andel Arena has landed the new Western Collegiate Hockey Association men’s playoff championship is far from being an empty netter. Read More

Division I college hockey tourney laces up for Van Andel Arena

November 20, 2012
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has officially awarded Van Andel Arena the 2013 Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional. The two-day event will feature four teams and is the first leg in determining a national college champion. Read More