|Champions Crowned at 2014 Toyota-USA Hockey National Championships|
|Youth, Girls, High School, Junior and Women’s winners emerge|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A total of 21 national champions were crowned across the countrySunday (April 6) at the 2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Youth, Girls and Women’s National Championships, while on Monday (April 7) the Boston Junior Bruins claimed the Junior Tier III national championship. Title game results are below for all completed levels. Click on the scores for video highlights.
Still to come, the national sled hockey championship will be decided Sunday (April 13) and the adult nationals will be contested later this month. Already completed, the High School Varsity national championship went to Bethel Park (Pa.) on March 30.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Youth Tier I National Championship | Green Bay, Wis.
Note: With the win, SSM earned its first-ever 14U title and avenged a loss in last year’s final.
Note: First 16U champion from Wisconsin since the classification’s inception in 2003; first Wisconsin team to win a Tier I youth national championship at any classification since Team Wisconsin won the 17U title in 2002.
Note: Third 18U national championship in four years for SSM.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Girls Tier I National Championship | Marlborough, Mass.
Note: Second title in three years for Assabet; third straight runner-up finish for East Coast Wizards.
Note: Second straight 16U title for SSM.
Note: Either Assabet Valley or SSM has won the last six Tier I 19U girls titles.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Youth Tier II 14U National Championship | Hackensack, N.J.
Note: The second-ever youth national championship for a Montana-based team; first was in 2010 (Tier II 16U 2A – Montana Thunderblades).
Note: Chesterfield finished its regular-season CSDHL schedule in second place, but hit on all cylinders to win at the 2014 nationals.
Note: First-ever Tier II 14U 3A national championship for USA Eagles.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Youth Tier II 16U National Championship | Reston, Va.
Note: Second Tier II 16U 1A national championship in three seasons for Team South Dakota.
Note: Second-straight Tier II 16U title for a North Carolina-based team (Greensboro Stars, 2013, Tier II 16U 1A).
Note: First Michigan-based Tier II 16U 3A champion since Summit Plastics won in 2011.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Youth Tier II 18U National Championship | Reston, Va.
Note: Second-ever national championship for a Tennessee-based team.
Note: Second-straight year with a Tier II national championship for an Affton-based team; Affton won an 18U 3A title last year.
Note: Eighth national championship for a Pennsylvania-based team in youth nationals history.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Girls Tier II National Championship | Amherst, N.Y.
Note: Assabet Valley programs competed in three of the six girls’ national championship games in 2014.
Note: Massachusetts-based programs won five of the six girls’ national championships in 2014.
Note: Cape Cod emerged in the only national-championship battle of two teams with “Storm” nicknames.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Junior Tier III National Championship | Simsbury, Conn.
Note: Second junior national title for Boston Junior Bruins in four years; the program produced a Junior B national championship in 2011.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey Women’s A, B & C National Championship | Marlborough, Mass.
Note: Second-straight Women’s Senior A national championship for the Minnesota Blue J’s, and their fourth in the last six seasons.
Note: First-ever Women’s Senior B national title for a Florida-based team.
Note: First-ever Women’s Senior C national title for a North Carolina-based team.
2014 Toyota-USA Hockey High School Varsity National Championship | Omaha, Neb. (March 30)
Note: First High School Varsity national championship for a Pennsylvania-based team.