The 2012 EJHL Showcase took place this past weekend (1/6/12-1/8/12) at the New England Sports Center in Marlboro, MA. Among the teams taking part in this year’s event were both the Junior A (AJHL) and Junior B (Met) squads from the Hartford Junior Wolfpack:
01/06/12: Hartford Wolfpack AJHL 2, New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs EJHL 3
01/07/12: Hartford Wolfpack AJHL 4, New Engalnd Junior Huskies EJHL 2
01/06/12: Hartford Wolfpack MET 2, New England Junior Huskies Empire 2
01/07/12: Hartford Wolfpack MET 0, Green Mountain Glades Empire 3
Notable Individual Performances:
- Springfield Pics (EJHL) forward Tyler Bouchard (Glastonbury, CT) finished with a 2-2-4 line, including game-winning goals against the New Jersey Rockets and Palm Beach Hawks.
- Peter Gintoli (Monroe, CT) had 4 assists for the Bay State Breakers (Empire).
- James Redman (North Haven, CT) finished with 3 points (1g, 2a) in 3 games for the Philadelphia Revolution (EJHL).
- Former Notre Dame-Fairfield goaltender Eric Sugrue was 1-1-0 with a 3.50 GAA for the Florida Junior Blades (Empire)
Other News from Around the Junior Hockey World
Wallingford, CT native and former QU standout Anthony DiPalma was recently named head coach of the Washington Junior Nationals (AJHL).
After leaving Cornell University in the fall, Philippe Hudon (Choate) has posted a 2-1-3 line in 14 games for the Victoriaville Tigres of the QMJHL.
Tyler Bouchard was also selected for the 2012 EJHL All-star Game. Bouchard is the leading scorer for the Springfield Pics with 42 points (24g, 18a) in 30 games so far this season.