JIMMY VESEY NEWS

Canucks sign top prospect Thatcher Demko. When will we see him in the NHL?

Take a deep breath, Vancouver Canucks fans. Thatcher Demko did not pull a Jimmy Vesey. Goaltender Demko, 20, officially signed with the team that drafted him Wednesday, as announced by the Canucks. He’s now a professional hockey player and will forego his senior year at Boston College. The move makes sense for Demko, who has nothing left to prove at the NCAA level. He went 27-8...
Via The Hockey News
7 days ago

Knight Caps: It's time to look around Rutgers again

It's been a while, but we have a little of this and a little of that from around Scarlet Nation. And did you know about "Angry Ash"? Track and Field A little late in reporting, but both the men and the women took second in the Metropolitan Championships held at Bauer Track & Field Hockey Complex. .@RVisionRU: @Rutgers_MensTF and @Rutgers_WomenTF finish at Metro Outdoor...
Via On the Banks
15 days ago

Jimmy Vesey Named 2016 Hobey Baker Award Winner

Harvard hockey senior forward Jimmy Vesey has been named the 2016 Hobey Baker Award winner as college hockey’s top player, as announced by the organization live on NHL Network Friday evening from the historic Tampa theatre.

Reinhart's path is one Marner might follow

Jake Gardinner, Jimmy Vesey and Lou's 'Lou-pholes' the subject of Friday's big -- and getting bigger all the time -- Breakaway Mailbag.
Via Breakaway Blog
27 days ago

Vesey, Blackwell Collect Awards from New England Hockey Writers

Senior forwards Jimmy Vesey and Colin Blackwell have been recognized by the New England Hockey Writers for their outstanding play and contributions to Harvard hockey. Vesey received the Leonard Fowle Award as the Most Valuable Player, as well as the Herb Gallagher Award as the best forward, while Blackwell garnered the Joe Tomasello Award as the Unsung Hero.

BSN Avalanche Podcast: What went wrong and Jimmy Vesey the warning sign

  The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns this week and hosts J.J. Jerez and AJ Haefele sit down to breakdown the sadness that set in with Colorado’s latest losses, most notably the 4-0 loss against the Minnesota Wild. They talk players who disappointed, players who stepped up, and more in what amounts to almost a postmortem on the Avalanche season. Moving away from the current roster...
Via BSN Denver
28 days ago

Statement: Predators told of Vesey's free agency plans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jimmy Vesey will become a free agent Aug. 15, and his representatives say the Nashville Predators were told not to factor the Harvard forward's future into any decisions at the trade deadline. It's the latest in bantering between the Predators and Vesey. Vesey's representatives at Global Hockey Consultants issued a statement responding to Nashville general...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hobey Hat Trick Announced

The Hobey Hat Trick, has finally been announced. Here are your three candidates. Famed CCM line member, Michigan Wolverines  freshman forward Kyle Connor, Boston College Eagles All-Hockey East junior goalie Thatcher Demko. And finally, Harvard senior forward Jimmy Vesey have made the Hobey Baker Memorial Trophy Hat Trick Finalists.
Via Goon's World
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Vesey, Kyle Connor, Thatcher Demko Are 2016 Hobey Baker Finalists

The 2016 Hobey Baker Award finalists were announced Thursday, and it’s a fantastic group. Michigan forward Kyle Connor, Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey and Boston College goaltender Thatcher Demko are this season’s finalists for the award that recognizes the best player in college hockey. Former Boston University forward Jack Eichel won it last season. Demko is the Eagles’ third...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Vesey, Where to begin with you…

By Jeremy Sargent @Preducated First, let me say that I know none of this below is going to change anything. He made his decision and we should move on, but some things need to be addressed and I’ve had my scope out since I saw the news. Jeremy grabs soap box...you grab popcorn….. Jimmy Vesey, Where to begin with you… ...
Via Predneck Nation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vesey Nabs Hobey Hat Trick Finalist Honor for Second Straight Year

Harvard senior forward Jimmy Vesey has been selected as a Hobey Hat Trick Finalist for the second year in a row, as announced by the Hobey Baker Award committee Thursday, March 31.

Jimmy Vesey’s Camp: Harvard Star Told Predators Last Month He Might Not Sign

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile said he felt blindsided by Jimmy Vesey’s decision to spurn the team that drafted him and test the free-agent market this summer. According the Harvard star’s representation, however, Poile’s frustration was not warranted. Vesey’s advisors, Peter Fish and Pete Donatelli, released a statement Wednesday saying the Predators were...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey evades Nashville, could become a Bruin

It looks like the Black and Gold could have a touch of Crimson next season. Jimmy Vesey, Harvard’s captain and leading scorer, announced that he would become an unrestricted free agent on August 15th, opting not to sign with the Nashville Predators, who drafted him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft. Vesey […] The post Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey evades Nashville, could become...
Via Boston.com
29 days ago

Could Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey Land With Bruins After Turning Down Predators?

Jimmy Vesey informed the Nashville Predators on Monday that he would not be taking his talents to Tennessee this spring, opting test the waters of NHL free agency rather than sign with the team that drafted him in 2012. So, who will end up landing the two-time Hobey Baker Award finalist? How about his hometown Boston Bruins? Vesey was born in Charlestown, Mass., raised in North Reading...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey Turns Down Predators, Will Become NHL Free Agent

Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey, one of the best players in college hockey this season, will not sign with the Nashville Predators and join them for a 2016 Stanley Cup playoff run. Instead, he will exercise his right to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Predators general manager David Poile, who attempted to get a deal done with Vesey after the Crimson’s season ended in...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators GM calls Vesey's plan to try free agency 'bizarre'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jimmy Vesey plans to test free agency rather than sign with the Nashville Predators and play immediately, though general manager David Poile says he isn't giving hope of signing the forward selected in the 2012 draft. Poile said it was a bizarre and shocking situation when he spoke with reporters during the second intermission of Nashville's game with Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Vesey Receives Second-Straight Walter Brown Award

The Gridiron Club of Boston announced Friday, March 25 that Harvard senior co-captain Jimmy Vesey has repeated as the Walter Brown Award winner.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 25, 2016

The Possible Risk of Signing Vesey Going Unnoticed

It’s been on everyone’s mind since Jimmy Vesey decided to return for his senior season at Harvard. Will he sign with the Predators or opt for free agency? The #VeseyWatch debacle will finally come to a close as early as this weekend if his team is unable to defeat the favored Boston College. The Hobey Baker finalist will have a big decision to make, and let’s be clear that...
Via The Predatorial
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators “cautiously optimistic” about signing college star Jimmy Vesey

The Nasvhille Predators are “cautiously optimistic” about their chances of signing college star Jimmy Vesey. In an interview on Sportsnet’s Hockey Central at Noon on Friday, Predators general manager David Poile said he’s hoping to get a deal with Vesey done in the next two to three weeks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2i7b7_ysiY The back-to-back top-10 Hobey Baker Trophy...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Vesey Repeats as ECAC Hockey Player of the Year; Criscuolo Named Student-Athlete of the Year for Second Time

For the second consecutive season, Harvard senior co-captains Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo have been honored with two of the top awards handed out by ECAC Hockey. Vesey has been named the conference’s Player of the Year, while Criscuolo has been selected as the league’s Student-Athlete of the Year.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 18, 2016

Hobey Baker Award: 10 Finalist Announced

The Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee announced their 10 finalists for the award. You can see that the CCM line has all made the top-10. Only one players west of the Mississippi River. I suppose none of us should be shocked though. F JT Compher, Jr., MichiganF Kyle Connor, Jr., MichiganG Thatcher Demko, Jr., Boston CollegeF Zac Lynch, Sr., Robert MorrisG Alex Lyon, Jr., YaleF...
Via Goon's World
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Vesey Selected as Hobey Baker Award Top 10 Finalist

Senior forward Jimmy Vesey has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award, as announced by the award’s committee Wednesday, March 16. This is the second-straight year Vesey has been named a top-10 finalist, after being a runner-up for the award last year.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 16, 2016

Jimmy Vesey for 2016 Hobey Baker Award

Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 16, 2016

Jimmy Vesey for 2016 Hobey Baker Award

Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 16, 2016

Vesey Selected as Hobey Baker Award Top 10 Finalist

Senior forward Jimmy Vesey has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award, as announced by the award’s committee Wednesday, March 16. This is the second-straight year Vesey has been named a top-10 finalist, after being a runner-up for the award last year.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
March 16, 2016
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