College Hockey:
Early Departures

Running list of Division I men’s players who have left school before graduating, since the end of the 2004-05 season. “Yr.” indicates the player’s most recent season.

School       Player      Yr.  Status
Alaska-Fairbanks  Ryan Comeau      So.  Transferred to Alberta
Alaska-Fairbanks  T.J. Pettersson    So.  Released from team
Boston College   Patrick Eaves     Jr.  Signed with Ottawa Senators
Boston University  Chris Bourque     Fr.  Left for Portland (AHL)
Bowling Green    Jonathan Sigalet    So.  Signed with Boston Bruins
Colorado College  Brady Greco      Jr.  Signed with Tampa Bay Lightning
Colorado College  Mark Stuart      Jr.  Signed with Boston Bruins
Cornell       Shane Hynes      Jr.  Signed with Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Dartmouth      Hugh Jessiman     Jr.  Signed with New York Rangers
Denver       Brett Skinner     Jr.  Signed with Vancouver Canucks
Maine        Jimmy Howard      Jr.  Signed with Detroit Red Wings
Massachusetts    John Toffey      Jr.  Signed with Tampa Bay Lightning
Mass.-Lowell    Ben Walter       Jr.  Signed with Boston Bruins
Merrimack      Jeff Caron       So.  Left for St. John (QMJHL)
Miami        Brandon Crawford-West So.  Left School
Michigan      Mike Brown       So.  Signed with Vancouver Canucks
Michigan      Alvaro Montoya     Jr.  Signed with New York Rangers
Michigan      Jeff Tambellini    Jr.  Signed with Los Angeles Kings
Minnesota-Duluth  Jay Rosehill      Fr.  Signed with Tampa Bay Lightning
Nebraska-Omaha   Chris Holt       So.  Signed with New York Rangers
North Dakota    Brady Murray      So.  Signed with Rapperswil-Jona (Swedish Elite)
North Dakota    Matt Greene      Jr.  Signed with Edmonton Oilers
Providence     Vince Goulet      Fr.  Left for personal reasons
Western Michigan  Vince Bellissimo    Jr.  Signed with San Antonio (AHL)


Players who have transferred, and will therefore be eligible in Sept. 2006

Name            To          From
Ray Jean*         Bentley         Maine
Brandon Merkosky     Clarkson        Air Force
J.R. Bria*        Mass.-Lowell      Colgate
Jim Jensen*        Minn.-Duluth      Ferris State
Tom Swatske*       Notre Dame       Wisconsin
John Doherty       Quinnipiac       New Hampshire
Josh Siembida*      Quinnipiac       North Dakota
Ryan Cruthers       Robert Morris      Army
Aaron Clarke**      Robert Morris      Niagara
Dan Kronick*       St. Cloud State     Minn.-Duluth
Tom Goebel        Ohio State       Michigan State
Bobby Goepfert*      St. Cloud State     Providence
John Nogatch       Wayne State       Lake Superior
B.J. Radovich*      Wis.-Superior      Michigan Tech
* -eligible Sept. 05
**-eligible Dec. 05

Coaching Changes

School       New Coach      Old Coach       Reason for Departure
Alaska-Anchorage  Dave Shyiak    John Hill       Left for Minnesota to Assist
Canisius      Dave Smith     Brian Cavanaugh    Fired
Lake Superior    Jim Roque     Frank Anzalone    Fired
Merrimack      Mark Dennehy    Chris Serino     Resigned
Northeastern    Greg Cronin    Bruce Crowder     Fired
Notre Dame     Jeff Jackson    Dave Poulin      Resigned
Providence     Tim Army      Paul Pooley      Left for Notre Dame to Assist
St. Cloud State            Craig Dahl      Resigned

Assumption     Kevin Zifcak    Keith Hughes     Retired
Brockport      James Eccles    Brian Dickinson    Resigned
Buffalo State    Nick Carriere   Jim Fowler      Resigned
Castleton State   Alex Todd     Greg Stone      Resigned
Framingham State  Chris Heaney    Chris Googins     Resigned
Geneseo       Jason Lammers   Brian Hills      RIT Asst. Coach
Hamline       Scott Bell     Chris Brown      Resigned
Northland      Steve Fabiilli   Dan Huntley      Left to become AD UT-Brownsville
Skidmore      Neil Sinclair   Paul Dion       Resigned
Utica        Gary Heenan    Gary Heenan      Left and came back
Wisc.-Eau Claire  Luke Strand    Jean LaForest     Left for CHL

Chatham       Lainie Wintrup   Tara McMillen     Resigned
Cortland      Jen Kroleski    Kim Hokanson     Resigned
Lake Forest     Carisa Zaban    Susie Bellizzi    Resigned
Mass.-Boston    Maura Crowell   Melisa Heitzman    Resigned
Neumann       Phil Bateman    Matthew Kennedy    Resigned, QU Asst. Coach
St. Benedict    Neil Andruschak  Dave Laliberte    Resigned
St. Catherine's   Brad Marshall   Mary Brown      Resigned
St. Mary's     Terry Manor    Duncan Ryhorchuk   Resigned
Williams                Neil Sinclair     Resigned, New Skidmore Coach

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