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PeeWee A Finalist Citrus Cup Tampa
02/21/2019
  Jr. Canes PeeWee A stormed into Tampa, notching two...
NC State Wolfpack Hockey
02/20/2019
  Junior Hurricanes Families: You may or may not know...
Spring Clinics/Camps Registration is NOW Open!!
02/19/2019
  Registration is now open for the 2019 Carolina Junior Hurricanes...
14U AAA Major Win Predsident Day Classic
02/19/2019
  The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce our 14U AAA...
Jr. Canes 9U Squirt AA Minor Win Citrus Cup Tournament!!!
02/19/2019
    In Tampa, Fla. with a strong start in the tournament...
2019-20 Coach Applications Open
02/16/2019
Junior Hurricanes Families:     We will be working...
19U Girls Win the Irish Cup
02/11/2019
  The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce our 19U Girls...
6th Annual Golf & Lobster Bake
02/11/2019
  Get your foursomes ready for the 6th Annual Golf &...
Peewee AA Jr. Canes Storm New Jersey by winning EJEPL Playoffs
02/11/2019
  The eye of the storm marched up the east coast and stalled...
Jr Hurricanes 14U AAA Major Win States Tournament!!
02/10/2019
  The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce that the 14U...
15U AAA NHL Youth Cup Champs
02/07/2019
  The Carolina Jr Hurricanes U15 AAA team won the NHL Midget...
Girls 19U Jr Canes Win State Tournament!!
02/03/2019
    The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce that...
RYHA and Carolina Eagles Merger Announcement
02/01/2019
     For Immediate Release: CAROLINA YOUTH...
Elite Power Skating, Skills & Drills Hockey Camp Jan & Feb
01/02/2019
  The registration is currently open for the upcoming January/February...
 
PeeWee A Finalist Citrus Cup Tampa

 

Jr. Canes PeeWee A stormed into Tampa, notching two huge wins en route to the Citrus Cup finals, resulting in a 2nd place finish over President’s Day weekend.
 
PeeWee A dropped the opener to the eventual champion Tampa Bulls, before rattling off six tallies against Atlanta Center Ice for a comfortable 6-3 win. The team was supported by solid net play from goaltender Seth North, who helped set up a win-and-in game versus local rivals the Carolina Stars.
 
After giving up an early goal, the Jr. Canes dug in. Kaiden Kelly scored the first of his two goals for the game, and PeeWee A never looked back. They broke a 2-2 tie in the 2nd period, and Finn O’Connell made a series of outstanding saves in the final frame to seal the victory. The final score of 4-2 would be the team’s biggest come from behind win of the season.
 
The medal round saw a back and forth affair for the first two periods, highlighted by two goals from Josh Zhu. The short handed squad battled valiantly through absence and illness, but late in the game the Bulls threw in an empty netter, and held on for the win.
 
Kids and families alike enjoyed a great weekend of hockey, camaraderie and Vitamin D.
 
 

by posted 02/21/2019
NC State Wolfpack Hockey

 


Junior Hurricanes Families:

You may or may not know that many of the local colleges have teams that participate in the ACCHL (Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League). This season, our local NC State Wolfpack Hockey team won the league with an undefeated season (25-0). The Wolfpack earned their 3rd ACCHL League title in school history while also winning the Championship tournament.


More information can found at:

https://www.acchockey.com/


https://www.journalnow.com/sports/carolina-thunderbirds/n-c-state-club-hockey-team-wins-conference-title-with/article_4da0a291-a66a-5efd-a398-699a85516482.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share

Of special interest, is the fact that many of these players honed their skills with the Junior Hurricanes and Carolina Eagles youth and Junior Programs (some having played for both orgs in their careers):


Junior Hurricanes:

Ian O'Rourke
Devin Halko
Nikita Anistratov
Brendan Seppey
Trevor Merchant
Jess Tart
Parker Szarek
Alex Fong
Brandon Stanley
Eric Todd
Riley Johnson

Carolina Eagles:

Sam Banasiewicz
Alex Robinson
Alex Vedetta
Nikita Anistratov
Laythe Jadallah
Trevor Merchant
Parker Szarek
Eric Todd

The Carolina Junior Hurricanes congratulate the NC State Wolfpack on a tremendous season, and we wish them success at the Regional tournament in Lynchburg, Virginia on March 2/3.

 

 


by posted 02/20/2019
Spring Clinics/Camps Registration is NOW Open!!

 

Registration is now open for the 2019 Carolina Junior Hurricanes Spring camps/clinics.

These clinics are perfect for your player to stay in shape, sharpen his/her skills and get him/her ready for tryouts. 

Please choose the appropriate camps/clinics that works for your player by clicking the links below:

 

North 8U/Squirts – Jocelyn Langlois lead Instructor - Fee $305 

Mon - RCI – 5:45-6:45pm - Apr 8-May 13 

Wed - WF – 6:15-7:15pm - Apr 10-May 15 

 

South 8U/Squirts - Colin Muldoon Lead Instructor - $305 

Tues - Iceplex – 6:00-7:00pm - Apr 9-May 14 

Thurs - Cary – 5:30-6:30pm - Apr 11-May 16 

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/250943367

 

North PW/Bantam - Lincoln Flagg lead Instructor - Fee $350 

Tues - WF – 6:00-7:15pm - Apr 9-May 14 

Thurs - Iceplex – 6:00-7:15pm - Apr 11-May 16 

 

South PW/Bantam - Colin Muldoon Lead Instructor - Fee $350 

Mon - Iceplex – 6:00-7:15pm - Apr 8-May 13 

Wed - Cary – 5:45-7:00pm - Apr 10-May 15 

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/735030392

 

South Midget - Colin Muldoon Lead Instructor - Fee $375 

Mon - Iceplex – 7:30-8:45pm - Apr 8-May 13 

Wed - Cary – 7:15-8:30pm - Apr 10-May 15 

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/423904613

 

Girls Only - Colleen Murphy Lead Instructor - Fee $225 

Tues - RCI – 5:45-6:45pm - 10U/12U - March 19-May 7 

Tues - RCI – 7:00-8:00pm - 14U/16U/19U - March 19-May 7 

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/328280365

 

Marc Genest Clinics - Fee $225/clinic or $400 for both sessions 

Wed - RCI – 5:45-6:45pm - March 27-May 15 (Power Skating)

Wed - RCI – 7:00-8:00pm - March 27-May 15 (Skills, Drills and Checking)

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/356702030

 

Battle Camp – April 26-28 – Fee $160

 

Battle Camp – June 7-9 – Fee $160

 

Battle Camp – Aug 2-4 – Fee $160

 

Mike Young Lead Instructor

A skills based camp designed to teach kids how to use good proper checking technique, and to compete in small areas using body position using both on ice and off ice techniques.

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/700430509

 

Goalie Clinic - Cary - April 11-May 16

LEAD COACH: RICH SHULMISTRA

PROGRAM: 4/11/19-5/16/19 - THURSDAYS: CARY 6:45 - 7:45 PM

*COST: FREE!* - Must be registered for one of the paid Spring Clinics

 

https://jrhurricanes.sportngin.com/register/form/758151194

 

 

 

 


by posted 02/19/2019
14U AAA Major Win Predsident Day Classic

 

The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce our 14U AAA Major team won the Predsident Day Classic in Nashville  this past weekend.

Great job Jr. Hurricanes!!

 

 


by posted 02/19/2019
Jr. Canes 9U Squirt AA Minor Win Citrus Cup Tournament!!!

 

 
In Tampa, Fla. with a strong start in the tournament the Jr. Canes were 3-0 going into Game 4 vs the Charleston Jr. Stingrays. Tied 4-4 with less than a minute remaining in the 3rd period Charleston scored beating our Canes 5-4. Charleston and Jr. Canes would meet up again later that day to play in the Championship Game. Our Jr. Canes came back with a vengeance and WON!!! (Final 4-2) 
 
Super proud of these kiddos for their hard work, drive and passion playing in the Championship Game!!! Way to Go!!!

by posted 02/19/2019
2019-20 Coach Applications Open

Junior Hurricanes Families:

   

We will be working hard over the spring and summer to make sure that the

youth    programs we provide are the best choice for your players moving forward.

With that    being said, we will need your help to make this merger successful. We are

looking for talented, dedicated people to help mentor and coach next season.

   

Please click on the appropriate link below to apply for either the boys

youth program or the girls program.

You may also be considered for either program by completing both

applications.

 

Youth Boys

Click Here

 

Girls

Click Here


by posted 02/16/2019
19U Girls Win the Irish Cup

 

The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce our 19U Girls won the Irish Cup in Notre Dame this past weekend.

Great job girls!!

 

 


by posted 02/11/2019
6th Annual Golf & Lobster Bake

 

Get your foursomes ready for the 6th Annual Golf & Lobster Bake.  This is a great day of golf and Maine lobster to finish off the night.  


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by posted 02/11/2019
Peewee AA Jr. Canes Storm New Jersey by winning EJEPL Playoffs

 

The eye of the storm marched up the east coast and stalled over New Jersey this past weekend as the Peewee AA  Jr Canes won the 12U EJEPL Playoffs. The 2018/19 season started with 26  EJEPL teams but was eventually whittled down to 6 playoff teams that were gathered to battle in Red Bank New Jersey this past weekend.
 
The Jr Canes started the weekend by blanking Montgomery 9-0 with a great shutout perfromance by Cam Kinney. Strong goaltending and  powerful offense continued in the afternoon when the boys from Raleigh defeated the Red Bank Generals 5-0- this time the shutout came from Taylor Woods. The last round robin game, the Jr Canes led the Charlotte Rush late in the  game but gave up a late goal that tied the game and forced a 3 vs 3 OT in which the Rush eventually won.  The Rush however did not make the playoff round and the Jr Canes got a bye to the final round as they were the only team without a regulation loss. The Delaware Ducks, the number 1 seed in the EJEPL this year, beat the Carolina Rage in the semi finals 7-3 setting up a showdown between the Jr Canes and the Delaware Ducks in the finals. In Sunday afternoon's Finals, the aggresive Jr Canes dominated the Ducks winning 7-2 to take the EJEPL U12 title.
 
Gritty backchecking and fantastic two way hockey by Cam Sparks earned him the Game's MVP. 12 different Jr Canes scored in the tournament . While many of the opponents the Jr Canes faced had 1-2 superstars- The relentless boys from Raleigh had 14 skaters who could put the puck in the net at any time.
 
 

by posted 02/11/2019
Jr Hurricanes 14U AAA Major Win States Tournament!!

 

The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce that the 14U AAA Major team won the States Tournament Feb 8/9 and will advance to Districts. The 14U AAA Major Jr Canes won two straight in a best of three to advance.

 

Great job Jr Hurricanes, we look forward to a great showing at Districts!!

 

 


by posted 02/10/2019
15U AAA NHL Youth Cup Champs

 

The Carolina Jr Hurricanes U15 AAA team won the NHL Midget Cup in Boston, Massachusetts.  They went undefeated this weekend beating the Nashville Jr. Predators, Connecticut Jr. Rangers, Dallas Stars, and Ohio Blue Jackets. The Semi-Final game against the Dallas Stars Elite had the most drama where Carolina was down 2-0 with 3 minutes left in the game and came back to tie the game with :40 left, and then won in over-time. In the finals, they played against the Ohio Blue Jackets whom they had already played against in their 3rd game of the tournament and won 4-1.  The finals was a 30 minute “mini-game” where the Hurricanes came out on top with a 4-0 win capping an exciting weekend for the U15 AAA team.    

Congratulations to our 15U AAA Jr. Hurricanes team Winning the 2019 NHL Midget Youth Cup Tournament  

 

 


by posted 02/07/2019
Girls 19U Jr Canes Win State Tournament!!

 

 

The Junior Hurricanes are proud to announce that the 19U Girls won the State Tournament Feb 2/3 and will advance to Districts. The 19U Jr Canes won two straight in a best of three to advance.

 

Great job girls, we look forward to a great showing at Districts!!


by posted 02/03/2019
RYHA and Carolina Eagles Merger Announcement

 

 

 For Immediate Release:

CAROLINA YOUTH HOCKEY GROWING AND GETTING STRONGER

- Carolina Junior Hurricanes and Carolina Eagles Merge to Create More Opportunity for Youth Hockey Players

 

 

Raleigh, NC (Friday, February 1, 2019) - The Raleigh Youth Hockey Association (also known as the Carolina Junior Hurricanes) and the Carolina Eagles are proud to announce that the two organizations will merge and operate under the Carolina Junior Hurricanes brand and logo, effective March 1, 2019.

 

The two largest youth hockey programs in the Carolinas have united in a joint effort to provide youth hockey players a premier hockey experience that best aligns under the banner of the NHL Carolina Hurricanes. By bringing the players together, as well as selectively combining staff and resources, and operating as the largest youth hockey family in the Southeastern District, the new Carolina Junior Hurricanes will proudly provide one of the strongest development programs and elite training opportunities.

 

“Today, is a GREAT DAY FOR HOCKEY in the City of Raleigh,” says Steve Henley, Executive Director/Director of Hockey for RYHA. “The hockey landscape has changed many times over the last 20 years. Through all of those changes, RYHA and the Carolina Eagles have continued to move forward to become two of the premier programs in the Southeast. While it may have taken longer than many have hoped, we will now combine the significant strengths of both programs into one united front. We will continue to provide opportunities for all travel players to train and compete in an environment that is appropriate for their skill level, provide the best coaching, the best player development, and the best education for those athletes wishing to move beyond youth hockey. We have integrated our resources at every level, including our Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Coaching as well as Administrative Staff to give our members the strongest program in the Southeast. We are proud to join forces with the Carolina Eagles and look forward to building the new Carolina Junior Hurricanes together.”

 

Growing the game of hockey in the area and providing a positive hockey experience has always been in important initiative for both organizations. Consolidating the two programs is a natural evolution that both sides feel will strengthen and elevate every level of play for the athletes. By working together, teams will immediately be more competitive during the season.

 

“Creating the best environment and a great program for players to play hockey has always been one of our main goals. I’m extremely proud of what we accomplished with the Carolina Eagles,” says Jocelyn Langlois, Chief Executive Officer of the Carolina Eagles. “Merging both programs will create the best environment possible for all players. There will be less division in the market and this will create stronger, more competitive teams at both the local and national levels with players placed at the appropriate level to succeed. We are bringing the best of both organizations by creating a full integration of officers, staff, policies, committees and coaches, which will enable us to grow properly and create the best program for all of the players while still maintaining that personal family feel. I’m really excited about this merger and am glad to be part of the new Carolina Junior Hurricanes Hockey Association.”

 

As each program brings a rich history and a loyal spirit, both organizations recognize that this announcement will be met with a variety of emotions. The leadership of both teams are optimistic and excited about the future ahead and are committed to a successful integration. Athletes who want to play hockey in an environment that focuses both on the creation of competitive teams and strong player development, will have a home with the Carolina Junior Hurricanes.

 

The hard work that each organization has done to provide the best hockey programs, promotion and culture possible, will be carried on at the new Carolina Junior Hurricanes and is supported by the NHL Carolina Hurricanes.

 

“The Carolina Hurricanes recognize and celebrate this united move forward towards creating a clear and focused direction for hockey families to follow and grow,” says Shane Willis, Carolina Hurricanes Representative to the Board of Directors. “We believe the merger will create a homogenous development program that will serve to provide a solid and superior foundation for players, preparing them physically and mentally for the next level. We look forward to working together to provide positive leadership and support in the growth of the players and the game.”

 

With the rest of the season to finish, the expectations remain the same and that is for every player to do their very best and enjoy the game. While next season will bring changes and new teammates, for the remainder of this season both clubs expect their teams to play hard, play fast and play the game of hockey the way it is intended.

 

Details of the overall program and processes including tryouts, apparel and more are still being finalized as the 2019-20  Carolina Junior Hurricanes prepare for the official launch date of March 1st.

 

An Open House Event will take place at the PNC Arena in March to present and review the 2019-2020 Carolina Junior Hockey Program (exact date and details to be announced). In the interim, a series of FAQ is listed below to answer some of the most immediate questions.

 

FAQ

 Is this really a merger?

 Yes, this is really a merger. This is not a takeover of any single club. It is the culmination of a longstanding desire to bring together two great programs to create an even greater and stronger entity for the development of our players.

 

Who will make decisions about the program?

A newly formed Carolina Junior Hurricanes Hockey Committee made up of RYHA and Carolina Eagles staff will work together to develop the 2019-2020 Youth Hockey Program. The Hockey Committee’s recommendations will be approved by a combined Board of Directors which will also include representatives from both organizations.

 

Will both organizations be represented on the Board of Directors?

Yes

Who will be in management?

Program and Executive Directors are Jocelyn Langlois and Steve Henley. o Colin Muldoon and Lincoln Flagg will combine their efforts to lead Player Development and Parent Education programs, respectively.

 

How many teams will you be fielding?

An estimated 30-35 teams is being projected, including boys and girls programs. Exact breakdown still to be determined, based on registration and participation. The goal is to have a place to play for all our athletes by assigning players at the appropriate level in an effort to maximize development and success.

 

 

Will the Select U8 Program continue?

 Yes.

When will tryouts take place and will they still happen over just one weekend?

 Tryouts will take place over 3 weekends but may expand into the week, based on registration and participation: AAA (May 3-5); Girls (May 10-12); AA/A (May 17-19) Select U8 (TBD).

 

 How will tryouts be formatted?

The newly combined coaching staff from RYHA and the Eagles will work together to evaluate all players in a comprehensive and inclusive tryout experience. We remain committed to providing a fair and even playing field for all players regardless of their prior organization.

 

Who will be next season's coaches and how will they be selected and designated?

 

The Hockey Committee will review the current coaching staff from both organizations and vet all new coaching candidates. Coaches will be selected based on overall qualifications, experience and merit and will be assigned at the best suited level.

 

Which rinks will be used?

We will be using all the rinks (WF/Garner/Cary/RCI/Iceplex) as per our contracted ice.

Are the jerseys changing?

Yes. All members of the 2019-2020 Carolina Junior Hurricanes, regardless of their 2018-19 organization, will be purchasing new Jerseys for the season. We will try to provide complete packages as economical as possible to help with the merger.

 

What color helmets, gloves and pants will be required?

The Carolina Junior Hurricanes will wear red helmets, gloves and pants.

 

How should we expect to receive communication and which website do we reference for more information?

Communication and messaging will continue to come from each respective organization until the end of the 2018-2019 Season. A new website will be launched for the new Carolina Junior Hurricanes. The roll-out plan for the new website and social media accounts will be communicated in late March.

 

For more information about the NEW Carolina Junior Hurricanes program, please contact Steve Henley at executivedirector@juniorhurricanes.org or Jocelyn Langlois at jlanglois@carolinaeagleshockey.com


by posted 02/01/2019
Elite Power Skating, Skills & Drills Hockey Camp Jan & Feb

 

The registration is currently open for the upcoming January/February Elite Power Skating, Skills & Drills Hockey Camp.  Below are the details for these upcoming sessions along with the Registration Link.

 

Elite Power Skating, Skills & Drills Hockey Camp

Birth Years 2004-2009 - Squirts, PeeWees and Bantams

 

Tammie Wilson - Power Skating
Hockey Skills - Dean Melanson

6 Sessions - IcePlex - 5:30-6:45pm
Dates: January 21st, 28th, February 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

Cost: $150 for 6 sessions
Drop-ins rate: $30 per sessions

Max participants: Minimum 15- maximum 30 players

Goalies: maximum of 4 cost: $90 per goalie

 

Information Flyer

 

Registration Link

http://assn.la/Reg/?r=3:178344

 

 


by posted 01/02/2019
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