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2017-18 Tyler Putnam Award Winners Announced

BY RANDY SCHULTZ— The Fifth Annual Tyler Putnam Awards were recently held at the Whitter House in Rochester. This year’s event honored 26 players from 26 high schools and hockey programs from around the Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse area and hosted another record breaking 300+ people. It was a great experience for all involved and […]

Three From NYS Among Final Rankings For 2018 NHL Entry Draft

By Warren Kozireski–(Pictured Tyler Madden, USA Hockey Photo)– Cicero native Joel Farabee, Albany’s Tyler Madden and Rye product Adam Samuelsson are among the top 220 North American Skaters eligible for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft to be held in Dallas June 22-23. Farabee, who dropped from 11th in the midterm rankings to 12th, scored 27 […]

2 NYS Teams Win National Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — National champions were crowned across the country at the 2018 Chipotle-USA Hockey Youth, Girls and Women’s National Championships. Title game results are below. (Photo of Buffalo Jr. Sabres 15U Champs). For more information, contact Jayson Hron ( / 719.538.1159) 2018 Chipotle-USA Hockey National Championships | Final Results Youth Tier I 14U […]

NewEdge Hockey Development Academy Announces Buffalo, NY Division

NewEdge Hockey Development Academy Announces Buffalo, NY Division! Approximately 6 years ago, NewEdge Hockey Development Academy opened in Rochester, NY and quickly gained the attention of local hockey families looking for quality training, consistency, and professionalism. As our local customer base grew, the word spread to neighboring hockey cities and when we partnered with Bill […]

2004 Clarence Mustangs: Ready For A Run To The NYS Playoffs In 18-19

The Clarence Mustangs 2004 Bantam Minor just completed a tremendous season. It started back in August in of 2017 when 10 of the team members entered a 3 on 3 tournament at The Gale Center in Niagara Falls Canada. The Mustangs won the Championship beating 4 teams from Canada. This was a sign of good […]

Letters From Hockey Drive: The Carella’s of Hyde Park Ice Arena

Dear Reader: It is hard to believe that nearly a decade ago the Hyde Park Ice Arena in Niagara Falls, NY was literally at death’s doorstep. It was an ice arena with no future except maybe for a wrecking ball. The two ice pads had a dull and drab appearance to them. The locker rooms […]

USA Hockey Sets 8-and-Under Player Participation Record

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Paulina Doughtie from Antioch, Tennessee, today became USA Hockey’s 115,695th 8-and-Under player in 2017-18, setting a single-season 8U participation record. It marked the third consecutive record-breaking season for USA Hockey in the 8U age classification. “Hockey continues to grow at every level in the United States, and as our participation numbers […]

Better Late Than Never

On Aug 29 the Amherst Girls 14U team completed their annual community service project at the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo. The girls fully prepared dinner for the 16 families currently staying in the house. GREAT JOB TEAM !

Jr. Sabres Luke Tuch Commits To Boston University

By Nicole Del Villano The Buffalo Jr. Sabres are happy to congratulate 16U player Luke Tuch on his commitment to Boston University. Tuch is completing his first season with the Jr. Sabres after spending nine years with the Syracuse Nationals organization. The forward credited the influence and guidance of his brother, Alex Tuch of the […]

Junior Sabres Blank Adirondack In Quebec

By Olga Khmylev– Coming off a hard-fought 2-1 win against Team Illinois in an exhibition game, the 12u Buffalo Junior Sabres extended their winning streak with a decisive 3-0 win over the Adirondack Junior Wings today. After an evenly matched start to the game, Ryan Smith pounced on a loose puck, fought through a check […]

12U Jr. Sabres Knock Off Top Ranked Chicago Mission In Quebec

By Ed Grudzinski In what most would call a tough draw the 12u Jr. Sabres had to open the Quebec International Hockey Tournament against the number one US ranked Chicago mission Monday morning in Quebec city. If the boys were nervous they didn’t show it as they won the game in dramatic fashion during a […]

Team Prince Joins Team Edge

What happens when the top two hockey development programs join forces? The answer is obvious, you get a program that can offer what others can’t. NewEdge Hockey Development Academy has taken the Western NY, hockey market by storm and has been the “go to” program for players from all over who are looking to advance […]

Annual “Hockey Is For Everyone” Month Begins Today

NEW YORK/TORONTO (Feb. 1, 2018) – As part of its ongoing effort to celebrate diversity and inclusion in hockey, the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), National Hockey League (NHL) and its 31 Member Clubs announced Hockey Is For Everyone month begins today. The annual campaign focuses on awareness and activities with organizations that celebrate […]

New York Raptors Play Their Third Home Game

By Michael Meyers — The New York Raptors defeated the Central Park Stars, 7-5. It was the third home game of the season for the Raptors. The Raptors record is now four wins and five losses for the 2017-18 season.