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FLOP’s Sirena Fitzery One of the Winners of the Tyler Putnam Awards

“I don’t know where to begin when it comes to expressing my excitement for the upcoming ceremony. This is our 5th Tyler Putnam Awards and every event is incredibly special because every event has a unique group of excited winners and families.The looks on their faces when they walk in to the ceremony is one […]

Gold Medalist Emily Pfalzer To Be A Part of Sabres and Beauts Contests on Saturday

Buffalonian. Beaut. Gold medalist. Emily Pfalzer will drop the ceremonial first puck before the Buffalo Beauts playoff game on Saturday at HARBORCENTER! Emily will also be signing autographs prior to puck drop, from 4:45-5:15 on level 7 of Harborcenter. Emily will also be a part of the ceremonial first puck at the Buffalo Sabres vs. […]

Shelley Looney & Roger Grillo Tabbed As Head Coaches For Winter World University Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Shelley Looney (Brownstown, Mich.) and Roger Grillo (North Kingstown, R.I.) have been named the head coaches for the 2019 Winter World University Games from March 2-12 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, USA Hockey announced today. ABOUT LOONEY Looney is serving as head coach of the U.S. Women’s National University team for the second […]

Michelle Lysinski A Perfect Fit For Rusin Award

BY RANDY SCHULTZ— No matter if the Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew (LID) girl’s varsity hockey team is on the ice playing or practicing or off the ice working out, there is a good chance you will find Michelle Lysinski very close by. Michelle doesn’t have an official title but she is there for the athletes. Lysinski is the […]

Not One, Not Two, But Three Sets of Sisters On FLOP Girls Hockey Team

BY RANDY SCHULTZ— “Sister Act” was a movie that came out in 1992 starring Whoopi Goldberg. These days there is a different type of “Sister Act” going on with the Frontier/Lancaster/Orchard Park, better known a FLOP, girl’s varsity hockey team. Some may even call it a “Triple Sister Act.” Three sets of sisters play for […]

FLOP Wins NYS Girls Ice Hockey Championship

BY RANDY SCHULTZ –OSWEGO, NY- The Frontier, Lake Shore, Orchard Park (better known as FLOP) girls high school ice hockey team completed their year-long quest or mission Sunday afternoon at the Marano Campus Center on the campus of SUNY Oswego. They defeated Salmon River, 4-1, to win the 2018 NYSPHSAA Girls Ice Hockey Championship. After […]

NYS High School Girls Ice Hockey Championship All-Tourney Team Named

OSWEGO, NY — At the conclusion of the NYS Girls championship game, an All-Tournament team was named. Three members of the NYS Girls High School Ice Hockey Champion FLOP team were selected to the team. The seven players selected included: Brooke Becker (FLOP), Mary Kromer (FLOP), Emily Kromer (FLOP). Megan Teachout (Skaneateles), Kirsten Villemaire (Beekmantown), […]

Letters From Hockey Drive (Notes From The NYS Girls HS Hockey Championship)

Dear Reader: Each week I use this platform to bring you closer to people connected with hockey. Today I’m going to hand out a few kudos. I just had the wonderful opportunity to cover the New York State Girls High School Ice Hockey Championship held on the SUNY Oswego campus in Oswego, NY. I watched […]

FLOP To Face Salmon River For NYS Girls High School Ice Hockey Championship

BY RANDY SCHULTZ – OSWEGO, NY – It will be Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park (FLOP) taking on Salmon River for the 2018 NYS Girls Ice Hockey Championship on Sunday. The game is scheduled to be played at 1 p.m. at the Marano Campus Center on the SUNY Oswego campus. In the first game of the semi-finals […]


BY RANDY SCHULTZ – AMHERST, NY – Emily Kromer scored two goals Wednesday night to lead Frontier/Lakeshore/Orchard Park (FLOP) to their second consecutive Section VI girls high school hockey championship, defeating Williamsville, 3-1 at the Northtown Center. FLOP will now move on to the New York State Championship weekend to be held Feb. 10-11 at […]

Williamsville Tops CASH To Advance To WNYGVIHF Championship Game

BY RANDY SCHULTZ – AMHERST, NY – Holly Schmelzer scored a natural hat trick Monday night to lead the Williamsville (WM) girls hockey team past Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home (CASH), 6-2, Monday night at Northtown Center’s Feature Rink. It was the second semifinal game of the evening for the Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation […]

FLOP Tops LID In Semifinal WNYGVIHF Playoff Game

BY RANDY SCHULTZ – AMHERST, NY – Jessica Peters scored two goals to lead Frontier/Lakeshore/Orchard Park (FLOP) girls high school hockey team to a 5-1 victory over Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew (LID) at the Northtown Center Feature Rink. It was one of two Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation (WNYGVIHF) semifinal games played Monday night. FLOP […]

LID’s Jersey Phillips Scores Four To Lead Her Team To Quarterfinal Win

BY RANDY SCHULTZ –AMHERST, NY – Kenmore/Grand Island may have scored the opening goal of the game, but it was all Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew after that. LID defeated KGI, 6-1 Thursday night in a quarterfinal playoff game of the Section VI Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation played at the Northtown Center. Jersey Phillips lead […]

Williamsville Downs HEWS In Quarterfinals of WNYGVIHF

BY RANDY SCHULTZ—AMHERST, NY – Amanda Gaffney and Ella Huntley each had a goal and two assists to lead the Williamsville Girls High School Hockey team to a 5-0 victory over the Hamburg/Eden/West Seneca Girls High School Hockey Team at the Northtown Center Thursday night. It was the opening game of the Western New York […]