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Two NYS Players To Participate In Training Camp For US Women’s National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that 23 players have been invited to take part in a training camp at the New England Sports Village in Attleboro, Massachusetts from February 27-March 2. The camp is for postgraduate members of the women’s national team program. The roster features 18 members of the gold medal-winning […]

Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore Blank Monsignor Martin In Girls HS Hockey Semi’s

BY RANDY SCHULTZ –   AMHERST – Following two scoreless periods of hockey, Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore scored two goals late in the third period to defeat Monsignor Martin, 2-0 to win their semi-final game of the 2017 WNYGVIHF Girls Federation playoffs Friday night at the Northtown Center at Amherst.   With the win Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore will […]

Williamsville Tops Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence In Girls Hockey Semi-Final

BY RANDY SCHULTZ   AMHERST – Holly Schmelzer scored 1:34 into the first overtime to give Williamsville a 4-3 victory over Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence in a semi-final game of the WNYGVIHF Girls Hockey Federation playoffs Thursday afternoon. The game was played at the Northtown Center at Amherst.   Jenna Cavalieri scored two goals for Williamsville while […]

Faso Has a Four Goal, Five Pt. Game to Lead Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence

BY RANDY SCHULTZ —   AMHERST – Emma Faso had a four goal, five point game to lead Amherst/Sweet Home/Clarence to a 6-5 victory over Kenmore/Grand Island Friday night at the Northtown Center at Amherst. It was one of three first-round games played as for of the 2017 WNYGVIHF Girls Federation Playoffs.   Hannah Gallivan […]

Monsignor Martin Rallies To Win; Brown Makes 55 Saves In Losing Effort

BY RANDY SCHULTZ–   AMHERST – It was the tale of two games or teams Friday night at the Northtown Center. The first team, West Seneca/Hamburg/Eden won the first part of the game, 3-0.   The second team, Monsignor Martin, came alive in the third period of the same game, tied it 3-3 and then […]

Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore Wins Opening Game of WNY Girls HS Playoffs

BY RANDY SCHULTZ   AMHERST – Mary Kromer and Frangelica Bautz each scored two goals to lead Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore to a convincing 7-1 victory over Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew Tuesday night at The Northtown Center at Amherst. The game was part of the opening round playoff series for the Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey League.   […]

Skaneateles Victorious Over Orchard Park/Frontier/Lake Shore

BY RANDY SCHULTZ– CANTON, NY – Abby Kuhns scored the hat trick in leading the Skaneateles Lakers  to a 5-1 victory over Orchard Park/Frontier/Lake Shore to win the 2017 NYSSPHSAA Girls Ice Hockey Regional Championship. The game was played Saturday afternoon at the SUNY Canton-Roos House Arena.   It also topped off a perfect season […]

Added Opportunities Spur Growth of Women’s Hockey

By Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Director of Editorial– SECAUCUS, N.J. — The opportunities for female hockey players in the United States today are almost unimaginable to some of the players who helped bring about the groundswell of change. “It is such an exciting time in the sport,” said Hilary Knight, a mainstay with […]

Orchard Park/Frontier/Lake Shore Defeat Beekmantown to Advance NYS Girls HS Championship Game

BY RANDY SCHULTZ   CANTON, NY – The Orchard Park/Frontier/Lake Shore Falcons scored two goals in the first period and never looked back as they defeated the Beekmantown Eagles, 5-1 at the SUNY Canton-Roos House Arena Friday night. The Falcons will face the Skaneateles Eagles Saturday at 1 p.m. for the 2017 NYSPHSAA Girls Ice […]

NWHL All-Star Game In Pittsburgh Is Sold Out

  Brooklyn, NY – The National Women’s Hockey League All-Star Game on Sunday in Pittsburgh is sold out, the League announced Friday morning.   “The support from every level of the Pittsburgh Penguins organization and the enthusiasm of hockey fans in the Pittsburgh area has been tremendous,” said NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan. “On behalf of […]

Skaneateles Downs Potsdam In Opening Game Of NYS Girls HS Playoffs

BY RANDY SCHULTZ CANTON, NY – The Skaneateles Lakers defeated the Potsdam Sandstoners, 5-1 in the 2017 NYPHSAA Regional Final Four opening game Friday night at the SUNY Canton-Roos House Arena. The Lakers now move on to the Championship game on Saturday at 1p.m.   Megan Teachout and Abby Kuhns each scored two goals for […]

Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore New WNY Girls HS Champion

BY RANDY SCHULTZ– AMHERST, NY – There is a new Western New York Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Federation Section VI champion. It’s Orchard Park/Frontier/Lakeshore. OPFL defeated Kenmore/Grand Island Wednesday night, 3-2, before a standing-room only crowd at the Northtown Center at Amherst. Ironically the loss ended Kenmore/Grand Island’s five year run. Following a scoreless first […]

NYS Girls Heading to Playoff and State Championships

The New York State Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Championships will be held February 10 and 11 at the State University of New York at Canton Ice Arena. Determination of who will play begins in Western New York on Thursday with #3 seed Clarence/Amherst/SweetHome taking on the #6 seed, to be determined, at 4 p.m. and […]

Team USA Wins Gold At IIHF U18 Women’s Worlds

ZLIN, Czech Republic – Grace Zumwinkle (Excelsior, Minn.) netted the game-winner with 2:32 to play and Alex Gulstene (Evanston, Ill.) made 27 saves as the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team topped Canada, 3-1, here today in the gold-medal game at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship. “I’m incredibly proud of this […]