Montreal RedLite won the 39th US Nationals this past weekend with a 2 to 1 Overtime victory against the defending Champions Leominster Rams. RedLite player coached by Paul Roy dominated the tournament with a fast passing and strong defenseve unit. RedLite in the qtr finals crushed the Americans 7 to 0, in the semi's rolled over the Gr Boston Alliance 5 to 1. The Rams coached by Chris Housser & John Stamas, beat the Elite 4 to 1, & in the semi's edged the Jets 3 to 1. The Final game was an exciting fast paced game, with end to end action. Both teams dominated play during parts of the game. Ram Kevin Lizotte opened the scoring at 7:27 of the 2nd period converting a pass from Bobby Housser. Both Fabio Luango of RedLite & Sandro Grutti made spectacular saves during the entire game each turning away 29 shots. RedLite pressure tied the game at 1 to 1 when Keith Kuczmarsky slammed home a pass from Matt Lebraz at 4:03 of the 3rd & force OT. Just 2 minutes into OT, Rams Tyer Warila took a pass from Bobby Housser grazed the crossbar, RedLite defenseman Carl Ghilarducci picked up the missfire & passed to a streaking Simon Forest who drilled a shot past Grutti and capture the coveted US National Crown. Paul Roy was voted MVP, Steve Kendall of the Rams MVD, and Fabio Luongo MVG. Rams Cody Warila led the tourney in scoring with 6 goals and 7 helpers, Luongo was also leading goalie with a .066 Average
2013 TEAM USA Men's Roster for the World Ball Hockey Championships in Toronto, Canada June 2nd to June 9th The folowing players have been selected to represent the USA, more roster spots soon to be announced. Staff Chris Housser, John Stamas, George Tarantino,Tom Perla, Trainer John Van Hillo
3 Goal: Bob Vorse, Jason Rocha & Matt Gilcrest
8 Defense: Steve Kendall, Jr Russo, Lee Phillips, Mark Goodey, Chris Mackenzie, Luke Jones, Scott Duggan, Dan Richard
11 Fwds: Bobby Housser, Cody Warila, Tom Ruiz, Evan Sousa, Jon Ruiz, Andrew Goduko, Doug Croteau, Nick Caponi, Billy Sullivan, Tyler Warila, Mike Colcord
Note Players in Gold, from Past Teams 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
The Leominster Rams crowned 2012 US Nationals Champions with a 4 to 1 win versus the Hudson Celtics Hall of Fame Awards presented
The Rams scored 2 goals before the mid way point of the 1st period, Veteran Craig Holman (MVD) blasted home a pass from Dante Suarez, a minute later Tim Richard pounced on a Holman rebound and lifted a shot past Celtic goaile Matt Gilcrest. No Scoring in the 2nd period, lots of action the Rams outshooting the Celtics 12 to 9. In the 3rd Dante Suarez scored a shorthanded goal a minute into the period, Lee Philips assisting. With the Celtics pressing hard late in the game & on a power play the Celtics forced Rams goalie Sandro Grutti (MVG) to make several spectacular saves. Rams rookie Tyler Warila scored an empty netter the Rams up 4 to 0, Dan Richard assisted. The Celtics finally got on the board when John Gould knocked in a late rebound. Cody Warila was voted (MVP) and finished with 8 goals and 7 assists, team mate Bobby Housser had 2 goals and 12 assists. Ryan Kilroy of the Celtics was the Leading Scorer in the tourney with 8 goals and 11 assists. Rams netminder Sandro finished the tournament allowing only 3 goals in 4 games. Final Shots were Rams 32 Celtic 24.
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Dates for 2013 Tournaments are now posted on the site as well as contact information & downloads to enter.
US Nationals Men's May 3-5 & Women's will be June 28-30 Great Prizes & competition
Posted in the download section are the Results for the New England Classic Youth Tournament....Great games lots of action & upsets next u is the IDTA Maple Leaf Cup in Niagara Falls Canada
The 2012 Results and Schedule for the US Nationals Penguin Beaver & Cadet are posted in the download section.42 Teams, over 750 players vied for 7 differnent championships
POSTPONED Jim Bedard's Exclusive Goalie Clinic will be POSTPONED FOR 2012 & WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR 2013
Pro Wall and MS3 SportSurface teamed up to build a brand new rink at the Great Lowell Dekhockey Center, 5 Court House Lane Chelmsford, Ma. www.GLDHC.com
The LDHC is looking for Team Sponsors and Business's to sponsor via a Board Ad & Sign program. It is great exposure for your business and helps support the Youth teams with jerseys, balls and practice time.