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Buffalo Stars Midget U18 to kick off regular season

The regular season is finally upon us as the Buffalo Stars U18team take to the ice tomorrow evening as they host the regular season opener against the Niagara Junior Purple Eagles at 7pm Holiday Twin Rinks. Fan can view the game live on the Buffalo Stars UStream.tv channel at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/buffalo-stars-junior-hockey%20 The Stars are ready to […]

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Buffalo Stars have a couple House League Openings

The Buffalo Stars Hockey Organization has a few openings in their House League Hockey Program. The openings are for their MOHL (Multiple Organization House League) teams. A goaltender and a forward or defenseman are needed for both a Peewee (age 11-12) and Bantam (age 13-14) team. Contact Stars VP/House Dave Lynch at: 253-3157 The Stars […]

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Our first Buffalo Stars Spotlight Player of the season is Kyle Kwiatkowski of our U15 Midget AA team. Congratulations Kyle

Name: Kyle Kwiatkowski Age: 15 Height: 6’ Weight: 130… Position: Defense Hometown: Lancaster Grade in School: 10 Favorite Subject: DDP Career Interest: Engineering or History teacher Favorite NHL Player: Anze Kopitar Favorite College Team: MSU Spartans Favorite Hobbies: Watching sports, Xbox, skiing, Favorite Food: Tacos, bacon burgers Favorite Music: Rap, metal Favorite Movie: Indiana Jones […]

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Grier, Olczyk to Serve as Head Coaches at CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo

Buffalo’s First Niagara Center to Host 42 2015 NHL Draft-Eligible Players Mike Grier (Holliston, Mass.), who played 15 years in the National Hockey League, including two stints with the Buffalo Sabres, and Eddie Olczyk(Chicago, Ill.), the current lead analyst for the NHL on NBC/NBC Sports Network who played 16 years in the NHL and is […]

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BILL GRAY’S REGIONAL ICEPLEX TO HOST 2014-15 NY STATE AMATEUR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Over 2300 ice hockey players and family members will come to Rochester in March to compete in the NYSAHA State Championship Tournaments. The annual events, which feature the top amateur teams in the State, will take place over two consecutive weekends – March 6th through the 8th and March 13th through the 15th. A total […]

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Looking To Gain An Edge… Try Double Shift Interval Training

By Mike Smietana, su.ye1411235697kcohf1411235697lehsp1411235697ot@of1411235697ni1411235697 Players these days are all looking for an edge to gain on the competition. Interval training is a great asset to any players game looking to gain that edge. The key to interval training is to remember that time is your ally. Don’t try to over work your muscles and go […]

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2014 Amerks Street HockeyFest

The third annual Amerks Street Hockey Fest at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex was the biggest and best yet with participation from over 200 youth players! Thanks again to all who played and start getting those teams ready for next year’s event!

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Roc City Royals Scout South Africa

by Randy Schultz, moc.t1411235697roper1411235697yekco1411235697hynw@1411235697ydnaR1411235697 Jack Slade has scouted in many places while travelling throughout the United States and Canada. But in the last decade he has taken his travels to an area not necessarily considered a hockey hotbed. South Africa. Specifically Cape Town, South Africa. Slade explained. “Every couple of years I take a vacation […]

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Rink Systems: Offering Tech For Players and Their Venues

by Michael Mroziak, moc.t1411235697roper1411235697yekco1411235697hynw@1411235697leahc1411235697iM1411235697 Over the past couple of years one of Western New York’s local ice rink facilities, Northtown Center at Amherst, has undergone some updates to its rinks including new dasher boards on the Feature and Olympic rinks plus cross-ice dividers, glass and training equipment such as a “W” shaped practice net. Those […]

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Welcome Back Hockey!

by Jeff Kolcon, moc.m1411235697umysk1411235697am@ff1411235697eJ1411235697 Like many, our family took a vacation this summer. We travel to a beautiful spot in northern Michigan where the air is pure, water is still and the golf balls fly straighter and longer. Vacations, especially for hockey families, are important. I don’t know if hockey was discussed once during our […]

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