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USA Hockey 8-and-Under Participation Attendance Sets New Records In 2016-17

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. &#8212 USA Hockey today announced a record 115,694 participants at the 8-and-Under level for the 2016-17 season, setting a new standard in the national governing body’s 80-year history. The total includes a record number of first-year 8U participants (52,076), a record number of returning 8U participants (63,618) and a record number of […]

AHL Coach Chuck Weber Joins NewEdge Hockey Development Academy

AHL Coach Chuck Weber joins NewEdge Hockey Development Academy as a Professional Trainer & Professional Consultant. Coach Weber is the AHL’s Rochester American’s Assistant Coach and comes with extensive, successful, professional experience. Coach Weber has coached and trained professional players in the IHL, ECHL, KHL, NHL, and the World Championships. Coaching Accomplishments 2015-2016 World Championship […]

2017 USA Hockey Nationals: Champions Crowned

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. &#8212 A total of 24 national champions were crowned across the country at the 2017 USA Hockey Youth, Girls, High School, Women’s and Sled National Championships. Title game results are below for all completed levels. Still to come, the Rec Adult Nationals will be contested later this month in Florida. 2017 USA […]

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex A Top 10 Finalist In Kraft Hockeyville USA

ROCHESTER, NY – Communities across the country have shown their local pride and love of hockey, and now ten of them are one step closer to being awarded the title of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2017. The Kraft Heinz search for America’s most passionate hockey community – in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL®), National […]

CCM Donates Equipment To Kids In Brooklyn

By David Satriano @DavidSatriano / Staff Writer (Photo — NEW YORK — Not everyone who wants to play hockey is given the opportunity to do so because of the rising costs of equipment and skates. In an effort to help kids sustain their interest, CCM Hockey donated more than $30,000 worth of equipment […]

2017 USA Hockey National Championships Begin Thursday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. &#8212 The 2017 USA Hockey National Championships commence Thursday (March 30) in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, with the High School tournament taking center stage. The High School tournament will feature two divisions: Division I Pure (for single-school teams) and Division II Combined (for teams comprised of players from multiple high schools). Games will […]

Rob Sedia Named An Official Scout for Eastern Hockey League

Mark Kumpel, a member of the 1984 US Olympic Team who played 288 games in the NHL with the Quebec Nordiques, Detroit Red Wings and Winnipeg Jets. is currently the Director of Hockey Operations for the Eastern Hockey League. Mark announces Rochester NY’s Rob Sedia as an official scout for the Eastern Hockey League. “Rob […]

Fourth Annual Tyler Putnam Youth Hockey Awards Coming To Rochester April 1

April 1, 2017 The 4th Annual Tyler Putnam Youth Hockey Awards will be held once again at the beautiful Whitter House in Rochester, NY. Last year’s award ceremony hosted over 200 of Rochester NY’s who’s who in youth hockey and celebrated over 25 award winners from 25 different hockey programs in the greater Rochester, NY […]

USA Hockey Sets 8-and-Under Player Participation Record

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Cora Dwyer, a 7-year-old from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, today became the 107,723rd 8-and-Under player to join USA Hockey in 2016-17, setting a single-season 8U participation record. It marked the second consecutive record-breaking season for USA Hockey in the 8U age classification. “These are exciting times for hockey in the United States, and […]

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 […]

Comets & Boilermaker Join Forces To Collect Sports Equipment For Utica Youth

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets, in partnership with the Boilermaker Road Race and the Save of the Day Foundation, are proud to announce the first ever Sneaks ‘N Skates Sports Equipment Drive. The drive will take place during the Comets’ upcoming three-game weekend, from March 3 to March 5. Participants are encouraged to drop […]

12U Jr. Sabres Stay Unbeaten In Quebec

The 12u Jr. Sabres stay red hot in Quebec with a 1-0 win over South Shore Kings from Boston, MA. Kaleb Smith would score early in the 1st period on a back hand, top shelf shot in which would turn out to be the game winner. Despite spending most of the 2nd period in the […]

Amerks To Host Youth Hockey Night as Part of Hockey Week Across America

(Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Americans announced the team will host Youth Hockey Night presented by UR Sports Medicine on Friday, Feb. 24 when the Amerks take on the Syracuse Crunch at 7:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. The game will be part of USA Hockey’s week-long celebration of Hockey Week Across America, a […]

Iroquois JV Report

02/03/2017 Iroquois 7 TNT 1 Throughout the season Iroquois has had their share of ups and downs. Consistency has been a struggle which is normal for a young team. On this night however all systems were firing. The 7-1 beating of the Tonawanda Jacks was the game where everything clicked. Scoring his first of the […]