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VJW Teams Battle For Titles at the 2010 JWK Holiday Tournament
kennedy_2ndheader2010_2.jpgIt was an exciting and successful weekend for several VJW teams that took part in the 2010 John W. Kennedy Memorial Hockey Tournament held at rinks located across Rhode Island. In action this holiday weekend were the following Valley Jr Warriors squads:  '97 Selects, '99 Selects, '00 Elites, '00 Selects, '01 Elites and '02 Elites.

Special congratulations to the ’00 Elites squad which captured the championship title following a big victory over the Worcester Crusaders on the final day. Also advancing to Monday’s playoff round were the ’01 Elites who were defeated by the Providence Capitals in the championship and the ’02 Elites who advanced to the semifinals where they fell to the Bay State Breakers.

Results for all teams are now available.



’97 Selects

PROVIDENCE CAPITALS 6 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 0 Jan 15, 2010 Details
NEW ENGLAND JR. FALCONS 4 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 0 @ NEW JERSEY COLONIALS 5 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 2 @ GREENWICH SKATING CLUB 1 Jan 17, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 2 @ BRIDGEWATER BANDITS 6 Jan 17, 2010 Details

’99 Selects
NEW JERSEY DEVILS 4 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 Jan 15, 2010 Details
BOSTON ADVANTAGE 2 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 Jan 15, 2010 Details
PROVIDENCE CAPITALS 9 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 Jan 16, 2010 Details
CAROLINA JR. HURRICANES 8 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 4 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 0 @ MIDDLESEX ISLANDERS 3 Jan 17, 2010 Details

’00 Elites
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 4 @ PHILADELPHIA LITTLE FLYERS 8 Jan 15, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 4 @ BOSTON JR. BRUINS 2 Jan 15, 2010 Details
MIDDLESEX BRAVES 1 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 6 Jan 16, 2010 Details
BRIDGEWATER BANDITS 7 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 2 Jan 16, 2010 Details
BOSTON ADVANTAGE 3 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 4 Jan 17, 2010 Details

Next Scheduled Game
Monday, January 18 @ 7:00 a.m.
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS vs.  EAST COAST WIZARDS

’00 Selects
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 @ BOSTON ADVANTAGE 1 Jan 15, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 @ NEW JERSEY DEVILS 9 Jan 15, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 @ SUFFOLK PAL 4 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 @ PROVIDENCE CAPITALS 8 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 1 @ WORCESTER CRUSADERS 4 Jan 17, 2010 Details

’01 Elites
LONG ISLAND GULLS 2 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 6 Jan 15, 2010 Details
PROVIDENCE CAPITALS 6 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 0 Jan 15, 2010 Details
NEPONSET VALLEY RIVER RATS 2 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 @ EAST COAST WIZARDS 2 Jan 17, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 @ BOSTON ADVANTAGE 0 Jan 17, 2010 Details

Semifinal Game:
Monday, January 18
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 9 def. LONG ISLAND ROYALS 3

Championship Game:
Monday, January 18
PROVIDENCE CAPITALS def. VALLEY JR. WARRIORS


’02 Elites
NEW ENGLAND JR. FALCONS 1 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 7 Jan 15, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 5 @ BOSTON ADVANTAGE 0 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 0 @ BAYSTATE BREAKERS 2 Jan 16, 2010 Details
VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 3 @ BRIDGEWATER BANDITS 3 Jan 17, 2010 Details
NEW ENGLAND JR. FALCONS 1 @ VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 7 Jan 17, 2010 Details

Semifinal Game:
Monday, January 18
BAY STATE BREAKERS 8 def. VALLEY JR. WARRIORS 5

 


It will be a busy weekend for a handful of Valley Jr Warriors teams as they will travel across the state border to take part in the 2010 John W. Kennedy Memorial Hockey Tournament. Competition will be held beginning on Thursday, January 14 and run through Monday, January 18.

VJW ’97 Selects
This '97 Selects will be looking forward to continuing its strong play this weekend. Thus far, the Warriors have posted an 11-10-1 record in the New England Hockey League's National Conference. The squad is battling for the top spot in that division with Assabet, Vipers and Monarchs.

Here is a schedule of play for the VJW ’97 Selects at the 2010 JWK Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 15 @ 11:15 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Providence Capitals

Saturday, January 16 @ 8:00 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Falcons

Saturday, January 16 @ 2:15 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. New Jersey Colonials

Sunday, January 17 @ 7:00 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Greenwich Skating Club

VJW ’99 Selects
Mark Lester's squad is enjoying another strong season. Competing in the
Massachusetts State Select League, the Warriors are off to a great start as they have posted 13 victories, six losses and one tie to stand in second place overall. The team is coming off an impressive performance at the New Year's Classic where the Warriors won three of their four games.

Here is a schedule of play for the VJW ’99 Selects at the 2010 JWK Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 15 @ 12:00 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. New Jersey Devils

Friday, January 15 @ 6:15 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Boston Advantage

Saturday, January 16 @ 8:15 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Providence Capitals

Saturday, January 16 @ 2:00 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Carolina Hurricanes

VJW ’00 Elites
Peter King’s VJW ’00 Elites squad is battling well in the New England Hockey League’s Squirt Minor American division. Thus far, the Warriors have posted a 12-8-3 record. The team also advanced to the semifinals of the 2009 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament where they posted strong wins against the New Jersey Devils and Red Rangers.

Here is a schedule of play for the VJW ’00 Elites at the 2010 JWK Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 15 @ 11:30 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Philadelphia Little Flyers

Friday, January 15 @ 4:30 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Jr Bruins

Saturday, January 16 @ 10:30 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Middlesex

Saturday, January 16 @ 6:15 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Bridgewater Bandits

VJW ’00 Selects
In 10 league contests this season, the Warriors have posted a 3-4-3 record against tough competition.  The John W. Kennedy Memorial Hockey Tournament marks the team’s first major championship of the season.

Here is a schedule of play for the VJW ’00 Selects at the 2010 JWK Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 15 @ 10:45 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Boston Advantage

Friday, January 15 @ 4:15 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. New Jersey Devils

Saturday, January 16 @ 9:15 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Albany River Rats

Saturday, January 16 @ 3:30 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Suffolk PAL

VJW ’01 Elites
The Valley Jr Warriors ’01 Elites have been in a battle all season long for the top position in the New England Hockey League’s Mite American division. The team has posted a 12-4-1 record and currently sits in second place behind the New Hampshire Avalanche ‘01s. Earlier this season, the Warriors advanced to the finals of the 2009 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament. Along the way, the team knocked off impressive competition such as the Bridgewater Bandits, Connecticut Clippers and the East Coast Wizards.

Here is a schedule of play for the VJW ’01 Elites at the 2010 JWK Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 15 @ 11:00 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Long Island Gulls

Friday, January 15 @ 3:45 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Providence Capitals

Saturday, January 16 @ 11:45 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Albany River Rats

Sunday, January 17 @ 8:15 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. East Coast Wizards

Sunday, January 17 @ 3:45 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Boston Advantage

VJW ’02 Elites
The Warriors are playing well beyond their years in many ways. The VJW ’02 Elites have been competing in the New England Hockey League’s Mite National division against ’01 level teams. The 2010 John W. Kennedy Memorial Hockey Tournament marks the team’s second major tournament. The Warriors advanced to the finals of the 2009 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament earlier this season at the Malden Valley Forum. In that tournament, the squad scored victories over the Middlesex Islanders and East Coast Wizards.

Friday, January 15 @ 12:30 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. New England Jr. Falcons

Saturday, January 16 @ 10:30 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Boston Advantage

Saturday, January 16 @ 4:30 p.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Bay State Breakers

Sunday, January 17 @ 9:20 a.m.
Valley Jr Warriors vs. Bridgewater Bandits

INDEX
VJW U 16s Capture 2008 Massachusetts State Title
Valley Jr Warriors U-16s Capture Labor Day Title
Three VJW Teams Bask in NEHL Championship Victories
VJW '96 Selects Skate to Victory at Summer Cool-Off Tournament
Three VJW Teams Bask in NEHL Championship Victories
Valley Jr Warriors '99 Elites Capture WNS Title
Valley Jr Warriors '99 Selects Shine at WNS
King of What? - By Mike Lynch
Triumph and Courage - By Mike Lynch
Like Father Like Daughter; Alex Carpenter Is Carving Out Her Own Legacy
The Year to Remember Continues for Former VJW Player Chris Kreider
Valley Jr Warriors '96 Elites Shine at WNS
Keeping #5 Alive - By Mike Lynch
Tournament Action Returns to Haverhill in 2010
Magical Season Comes to an End for VJW '97 Elites at USA Hockey Nationals
A Class Act - By Mike Lynch
VJW U 16 II Team Skates to State Championship Win
VJW '97 Elites Loss Sets Stage for Third Day Showdown at Nationals
VJW '97 Elites Post 3-2 Win Over Columbus at USA Hockey Nationals
VJW '97 Elites Arrive in New York; Prepare to Take On Nation's Best
Former VJW Junior A Player Colin Mulvey Captures NCAA National Title
VJW '97 Elites Prepare for USA Hockey Nationals
Chris Kreider - Former VJW Standout - Leads BC to NCAA Tournament
Nothing is Impossible - By Mike Lynch
Valley Jr Warriors Excel at Labor Day Face-Off Invitational
Former VJW Junior A Star Cucci Shines in Hockey East Battle
Valley Jr Warriors '97 Elites Capture WNS Title
VJW Mite Selects Bask in NEHL Championship Glory
VJW '97 Elites Punch Ticket to USA Hockey Nationals in April
VJW '99 Selects Celebrate Mass State Select League Championship
VJW '98 Elites Capture New England Hockey League Title
Former VJW Junior A Standout Nets Year-End League Honors
Non Sibi - By Mike Lynch
What Can You Do For Brown? - By Mike Lynch
VJW Squirt Major Selects Make a Difference Both On and Off the Ice
VJW Squirt Major Selects Take Time to Help Others In Need
Valley Jr Warriors Coach Bob Sweeney Joins Beanpot Hall
Tewksbury Tough - By Mike Lynch
Jan 5, 10
VJW Teams Battle For Titles at the 2010 JWK Holiday Tournament
VJW '98 Elites Jonathan Folsom Featured in Local Newspaper
Standing Tall - By Mike Lynch
VJW '98 Selects Capture Boston Jr Terriers Tournament Title
Taking the Pledge in 2010 - By Mike Lynch
Valley Jr Warriors '98 Elites Take On Bell Capital Cup Challenge
Former VJW Standout Chris Kreider & Team USA Are World Champions
Former VJW Star Kreider Named to the 2010 U.S. National Junior Team
VJW '97 Elites Take Their Game to Canada
Holiday Shopping List - By Mike Lynch
Haverhill Valley Forum Enjoys Its Fourth Year of Operation In Style
Eastern Junior Hockey League Featured in Recent USA Hockey Magazine
Walking Tall - By Mike Lynch
Former VJW Players Shine On Collegiate Scene
Call to Glory - By Mike Lynch
14th Annual Warrior Classic Comes to a Close
VJW Teams Battle at Mass State Championship Playdowns
Riki Retelle Earns EJHL Defensive Player of the Week Honors
VJW Teams Set For Mass Hockey Tier I & Tier II State Championship Playdowns
Valley Jr Warriors Junior As Enjoy Weekend Sweep Over CD Selects
Welcome Home - 4 VJW Teams Return After Strong Showing in Chicago
Courage - By Mike Lynch
VJW Teams Poised to Face the Best of the Best
VJW Junior A Team Making Big Strides
VJW U-16 IIs Continue Winning and Championship Ways
The Golden Tornado - By Mike Lynch
VJW '95 Elites - Picking Up Where They Left Off
Steve MacAdams Brings Experience & Success to VJW
USA Hockey Announces H1N1 Recommendations
No Early Season Jitters for the VJW '98 Elites
Great Expectations - From Mike Lynch
VJW Mite Minors Off to a Fast (and Fun!) Start
VJW '99 Selects Make a Difference On and Off the Ice
VJW U-16 Midget Standout Brian Ward Heads to Dartmouth College
VJW Teams Post Impressive 5-1 Record Against Team Comcast
VJW '96 Selects Skate to Victory at Summer Cool-Off Tournament
Tom Terrific - Mike Lynch Reflects on Tom Brady
Valley Jr Warriors '98 Elites Capture WNS Title
VJW - Junior A Season Preview
A Happy New Year From Mike Lynch
VJW's JJ Layton Heads to Little League World Series
VJW Players Shine at 2009 USA Hockey Player Development Camp
Chris Kreider Selected No. 19 in 2009 NHL Entry Draft
VJW Tournaments Make a Return to Haverhill in 2009
VJW Junior A Team Welcomes Two Key Players for 2009-10 Season