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The Growth of Lockport Hockey

The Lockport Youth Hockey Association (LYHA) will be a fully functioning hockey organization heading into the 2015-16 season. LYHA will offer hockey programs for players ages 3-18 with a focus on development but also keeping the cost of playing in mind as well, our hockey programs are among the least expensive in WNY. We will […]

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Coaches: Creating an Environment for Success

By: Mark Zarbo | moc.o1429998331ohay@1429998331obraZ1429998331kraM1429998331 The biggest mistake I see made by coaches is they set limitations on their players. Most of the time coaches do not even realize they are setting limitations on their players. From a coaches point of view they are trying to manage a lot of different skill levels and personalities. […]

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Junior Americans add USPHL Elite Team for 2015-2016 Season

The Rochester Junior Americans are proud to announce the formation of a United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) Elite Junior Hockey team for the 2015-2016 season. Adding a USPHL Elite Division junior program helps to connect the Junior Americans Premier team with the Junior Americans full-season 18U and 16U AAA teams, and allows a clear […]

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Buffalo Stars Honor the Mullen Family

A Buffalo Hornets jersey was retired with the number 61 and Mullen name on it. The Mullen family was honored at the Annual Buffalo Stars year-end banquet. The Mullen’s have been a part of the organization for 22 years.

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Wine at Center Ice 2015

Holy Childhood and Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex Community Partners on the Ice Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Henrietta, New York partnered with Holy Childhood for a second year, this past February to present “Wine at Center Ice”, an evening of delicious food, wine and beer tastings, live music, silent auction and fun and games… all […]

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Lockport Express

By Randy Schultz | moc.t1429998331roper1429998331yekco1429998331hynw@1429998331ydnar1429998331 “When we were granted a franchise in the Northern States Junior Hockey League for the 2014-15 season, we were very excited to be joining such a good hockey league. The league provides a high quality of Junior A hockey and is extremely well run. “Our challenge this year was to […]

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Women’s Hockey

By Janet Schultz | moc.t1429998331roper1429998331yekco1429998331hynw@1429998331tenaj1429998331 Championships—it’s a great time of the year for the girls in WNY! A lot of hardware is coming to the area. The Monsignor Martin Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Team took the WNYGVIH Federation Championship. This is their third title in five years, the first under Head Coach Linda Groff-Mroz. The […]

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Rochester Youth Honors Volunteers

Rochester Youth Hockey honored Robert Bulger, Ernie Montabella, Linda Goodwin, and Sam Toth with a Life Time Volunteer Award at the Rochester American’s game on February 27th. All four honorees played a significant role in creating Rochester Youth Hockey back in 1982. The organization began when the Greater Rochester Youth Hockey Club and Rochester Lions […]

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Jeffrey B. Scott Memorial Hockey Tournament  

By: Randy Schultz | moc.t1429998331roper1429998331yekco1429998331hynw@1429998331ydnar1429998331 “You are only truly gone if you are forgotten. We will never forget…” That is an inscription found at the top of the third page of the program that was sold this year at the “14th Annual Jeffrey B. Scott Memorial Peewee Hockey Tournament.” The event was held March 5-8 […]

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Matt English – Duffett Award Winner

Each year the Buffalo Sabres present an award to an outstanding youth hockey coach. This year’s recipient, Matt English, received this very prestigious honor prior to the NY Ranger game on February 20th. Matt is a long time West Seneca Wing coach and former coach of the Niagara Scenics, the predecessor to the Junior Sabres. […]

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