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BILL GRAY’S REGIONAL ICEPLEX ANNOUNCES RETRO ROLLER SKATING NIGHT EVENTS

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex announced today plans to host a series of Roller Skating events through a partnership with the ROC City Roller Derby. Retro Roller Skating Nights will take place every other Friday through the month of July, with the series kicking off this Friday, April 11th. The family friendly events take place in […]

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BILL GRAY’S REGIONAL ICEPLEX ANNOUNCES SPRING ADULT ROLLER HOCKEY LEAGUE

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex announced today that Roller Hockey is back at their facility in the form of a Spring Adult League. Two league nights will be offered starting mid April and running for a total of 12 weeks. Monday and Tuesday leagues will be offered for players 18 years of age and older. All […]

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Stars Peewee MOHL take first in Brockport

Congratulations to the Buffalo Stars Peewee MOHL team who competed in the David Bigelow Tournament in Brockport this past weekend and came home with the Championship trophy after a hard-fought, come from behind victory over the Perinton Blades. This was the Buffalo Stars third trip to the championship game out of four tournaments we have […]

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Zarbo’s Counting Down

by Warren Kozireski moc.t1397954459roper1397954459yekco1397954459hynw@1397954459nerra1397954459W1397954459 Grand Island natives Matt and Joe Zarbo were born 15 months apart and played hockey together first with the Boston Jr. Bruins, then Tri-City in the USHL and the last three seasons with Clarkson University. But with Matt completing his eligibility, those days were numbered as the Golden Knights moved on […]

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Top Shelf Hockey’s Training For Success – Proper Nutrition and Athletes

by: Mike Smietana Hello, and welcome to my new article section in the top hockey magazine of Western, NY and would like to thank Mr. Ian Woods for giving me the opportunity. I would like to start out by talking about one area that is usually overlooked, “Nutrition.” In recent years, nutrition has become a […]

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Rochester Youth Squirts win Rochester Rumble

The Rochester Youth Squirt AA Mixed team won the Rochester Rumble this past weekend with a 5-0 record, including 3 shutout games. They outscored their opponents 25-2 in the 5 games they played. Congratulations to this team for their hard work and for a great 2013-2014 season.

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Rochester Host Girls States

Rochester Youth Edge hosted the 2014 NYSAHA Girls State Tournament with support from Monroe Country Youth Hockey Edge families over the March 14-16 weekend. Over 700 elite female players descended upon Rochester’s Bill Grays Iceplex determined to quality to for Nationals being held in April. The atmosphere was festive and the competition stiff with many […]

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Local Ref Works Olympic Games

As we sat in his modest corner office overlooking the main rink at Bill Gray’s Iceplex where he is in his second year as General Manager of the complex, I could tell very quickly that Chris Woodworth was very passionate about his work there and even more so, the game of hockey. ‘Woody’ was born […]

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For Nick Nickson the Wait Was Worth It

by Randy Schultz moc.t1397954459roper1397954459yekco1397954459hynw@1397954459ydnaR1397954459 “The long wait is over. After 45 years the Kings can wear their crown. “The Los Angeles Kings have won the Stanley Cup.” That was the call that Nick Nickson had always dreamed of making in his sports broadcasting career. He finally got to make that call on the evening of […]

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WNY Legends In Hockey: Dave Rost

by Randy Schultz moc.t1397954459roper1397954459yekco1397954459hynw@1397954459ydnaR1397954459 For baby boomers growing up in what began as a dream for Dave Rost as an eighth grader living in South Buffalo in 1969 became a reality for him four years later. In 1973 Rost entered the United States Military Academy at West Point. Not only did Rost fulfill his dream […]

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