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Season Ends for VJW Junior A Team in EJHL Semifinals
tringale_devin_400.jpgThe VJW Junior A season came to an end on Sunday afternoon when the Warriors were defeated in the EJHL Dineen Cup Semifinal Series. The Warriors advanced to the semifinals after completing a sweep of the South Shore Kings in the quarterfinals one week earlier.

It marked the third straight season that the VJW Junior A team had advanced to the quarterfinals and the first time in four years that they had made a semifinal appearance.

“I am proud of our performance this year,” said Andy Heinze, head coach/GM of the VJW Junior A team. “Throughout the season our kids worked and battled hard and evne in the face of injuries down the stretch we performed well against a very tough and balanced league.”

In the semifinals, the Warriors could not manage to get past the Islanders Hockey Club which defeated the Warriors on Saturday and Sunday to set up a showdown against the Jersey Hitmen in the EJHL Dineen Cup Championship Series.

Leading the team offensively this season was Brendan Collier (Charlestown, MA), who finished with 42 points in 43 games. He was followed closely by John Jackson (Bixby, OK) and Devin Tringale (Medford), who netted 38 and 37 points, respectively. During the Warriors’ playoff run, it was John Needham (Medford, MA) and Tringale who led the way with seven points apiece. Ryan Fitzgerald (North Reading, MA) and Collier also came up big with six points each.

While Heinze will welcome back a talented group next season, he is proud to see many of his players continue on to play at the next level. Here is a snapshot of where you can see these superstars compete next season.
  • Jake Schechter - Northeastern
  • Brendan Collier - Boston University
  • Devin Tringale - Harvard
  • Julian Fialkow - Colate
  • Ryan Fitzgerald - Boston College
  • Nick Leonard - St. Anselm College
  • Joe Scarfo - Curry College
  • Marcus Moles - SUNY-Fredonia
Check back to the VJW web site for more breaking news about this talented team!
INDEX
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VJW 00 Elites Win NEHL 00 American Championship Title
Super 8; VJW Reunion!
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VJW Junior A Team Cruises Into EJHL Quarterfinals... Again!
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Brendan Leahy & Jake Schechter Earn Player of the Week Honors
VJW Junior A Defenseman Jake Schechter Commits to Northeastern
Dave Sacco Takes On Double (Coaching) Duty for 2013-14 Season
VJW Seeking a Mite Minor (2006) Coach for 2013-14 Season
VJW 02 Selects Win Green Mountain Tournament In Exciting Shoot-Out
Fitzgerald Makes January Mid-Term Rankings for 2013 NHL Entry Draft
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John Jackson & Ryan Fitzgerald Named EJHL Players of the Week
VJW Junior A Team Enjoys Weekend Sweep Over Portland
VJW 00 Selects Find Time to Give Back to Their Community
VJW 02 Selects Defeat Islanders to Win 2012 Turkey Tournament
Sam Kurker Scores Game Winner; Leads BU Over Top-Ranked UNH
VW Junior A Star John Jackson Proves He is Here to Stay
VJW & Long Island Gulls Come Together In a Time of Need
VJW Teams Shine at 2012 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament
VJW '04 Selects Look to Bring Cheer to Troops This Holiday Season
Ryan Fitzgerald Scores Four Goals at 2012 World Junior A Challenge
VJW Junior A Team Continues Its EJHL Dominance
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2012 Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament Comes to Haverhill
2012 Warrior Classic Kicks Off on Friday
Ryan Fitzgerald Named to USA Junior Select Team
VJW 05 Elite Player Receives Weekly NEHL Honor
VJW Junior Teams Continue to Win Big in League Play
Ryan Fitzgerald Stars in All-American Prospects Game
VJW Junior A Team Remains Undefeated in EJHL Play
VJW Junior A Team Off to Impressive & Fast Start
Brian Pinho Accepts Hockey Scholarship to Providence College
VJW Junior A Team Featured in USA Junior Hockey Magazine
Fitzgerald & Tringale to compete in All-American Prospects Game
VJW Teams Perform Well at 2012 Warrior National Showcase
Blackwell Shines at 2012 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp