The hockey season may be over for many, but three VJW teams
are just getting started.
The ’97 Elites, ’99 Elites and ’99 Selects have earned the
right to compete at the 2012 National
Championships, which will begin this month at sites located
across the country.
One squad in action will be the mighty ’97 Elites,
which will be making their second appearance in the USA Hockey Tier I National
Championship in three years.
In 2010, the Warriors advanced to the semifinals
where they were defeated by the Chicago Mission. Earlier this fall, the
Warriors punched their ticket once again to Nationals by winning the
Massachusetts State Championship. The players took a break to compete for their
high school teams, but recently came back together to prepare for their next
This time around, the Warriors – ranked #7 in the nation
according to www.myhockeyrankings.com
- will not face off against the Chicago Mission (not in the field), but they
will have their hands full with a schedule of play that begins on March 28th
in Williamsville, NY.
Here is a schedule of
play for the VJW ’97 Elites.March 28 @ 11:40 a.m.
#8 LA Selects vs #7 VJW ’97 Elites March 29 @ 8:00 a.m.
#7 VJW ’97 Elites vs #23 Ohio Blue JacketsMarch 30 @ 8:00 a.m.
#7 VJW ’97 Elites vs #25 Dallas Stars Elite
here to follow all of the
Also stepping onto
the ice in Williamville, NY will be the VJW ’99 Elites, which punched its
ticket to the 2012 National Championship one week ago when the talented squad
won the Massachusetts State Championship.
team in the nation will look forward to the challenges that await them in New
York. Here is the schedule of play for the VJW ’99 Elites.
March 28 @ 8:00 a.m.
#5 LA Selects vs #40
VJW ’99 Elites
March 29 @ 11:55 a.m.
#40 VJW ’99 Elites vs
#22 Cleveland Lumberjacks
March 30 @ 10:05 a.m.
#40 VJW ’99 Elites vs #14 Dallas Stars Elite
here to access the entire
schedule for the Pee Wee (12 and Under) division.
During that same weekend when the VJW ’99 Elites earned a
trip to Nationals, another team was doing the same! The VJW ’99 Selects won the
Massachusetts Tier II State Championship and will travel to Ashburn/Reston,
Virginia to compete for the National Championship Tier II title.
Here is a rundown on the VJW ’99 Selects’ schedule of play.
March 28 @ 8:30 a.m.
VJW ’99 Selects vs West Chester Quakers (EPA)
March 29 @ 1:45 p.m.
Anaheim Wildcats (CA) vs VJW ’99 Selects
March 30 @ 1:45 p.m.
VJW ’99 Selects vs Tampa Bay Scorpions (FL)
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Championships by clicking