Blades Bantam Minor AAA - Rochester Thanksgiving Classic Champs!
The Perinton Blades Bantam Minor Team, coached by Tom Masaschi, won the Rochester Thanksgiving Classic this weekend. The team showed tons of resilience all weekend. Losing the first game to the Humberview Huskies 6-2 on Friday, the Blades rallied for a 2-2 tie with the Peterborough Petes Friday night. The Blades then ran off 2 straight wins over Monroe County (5-1) and St. Catherines (3-2) to secure a spot in the finals against the Peterborough Petes.
In the Championship game, the Blades found themselves in 1 goal deficits three times. Down 1-0 in the 1st period, defenseman Ryan McNamara went end to end and beat the Petes goaltender top shelf to tie it at 1. The Petes came back and took a 2-1 lead into the 2nd period before Devin Mulcahy tied it up on a one timer from Luke Masaschi. The Petes took a 3-2 right before the end of the 2nd Period. The 3rd period was all Blades. Jack Schlifke tied the score up early in the 3rd, and then with 7 minutes left, Devin Mulcahy scored his second goal of the game, roofing a shot that put the Blades up for good.
The Blades are Brennan Bitely, Ricky Currier, Tim Dobretsov, Dylan Ghaemi, Tyler Johnston, Alex Klimowski, Aiden Kapacz, Luke Masaschi, Molly McCabe, Ryan McEvily, Ryan McNamara, Devin Mulcahy, Matthew Rockhill, Jack Schlifke, Noah Sobko, Matt Stuewe and Jason Uebelacker. They are coached by Tom Masaschi, Russ Bitely, Mark McNamara and Clay Sobko.
After a pair of 2-1 losses to the Princeton Tiger Lilies and Milwaukee Junior Admirals , the U14 Monarch Girls had a strong finish to the tournament. They beat the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets 8-0 and upset nationally ranked Detroit Honey Baked 5-0 and went on beat the Princeton Lilies 4-1 in the semi-finals. They beat nationally ranked Pittsburgh Penguins Elite to win the championship game 2-1.
Members of the U14 Pittsburgh Elite Thanksgiving Classic Tournament team: Top: Coach Kristina Moss, Maggie Seidenberg, Maeghan Kennard, Chloe Harvey (C), Coach Gary Moss, Renee Gangarosa (C), Ashley Schoepfel, Maddie McIntee, Meghan Mietlicki, Isabel Allen and Coach Tosh Farrell. Bottom: Meghan McLachlan, Ally Gibson, Ciara Barone, Morgan Bronstein, Torrey Schmidt and goalie Jada Brenon.
Back by Popular Demand ...As a part of the ongoing investment in Player Development Perinton Youth Hockey and the Janosz School of Goaltending are proud to work together again for the 2014-15 Hockey Season. Perinton Youth Hockey invests thousands of dollars each year to ongoing Goalie development thru programs like this and our continuing focus on player development. There are two distinct programs for goaltender development:
Perinton Youth Hockey Sponsored Sessions - PYH players only.
Bob Janosz Footwork and Saves Clinics - Register thru Bob Janosz - all session held on Mondays at Paul Louis Arena - all goalies.
1. Perinton Youth Hockey "Sponsored" One-hour Drop-In Sessions - these are open to all PYH registered players at NO COST:
These sessions are ideal for House, Travel and Development players to work in a variety of skill stations within an action-packed one-hour session. Bob and his staff have worked with a variety of student levels from Beginners thru seasoned Professional Players and will introduce the player to concepts that they can take home to practice and help with position improvement throughout the season. All sessions are held at the newly renovated Paul Louis Arena (PLA) - formerly SIR.
2. Janosz School of Goaltending Sessions - players can sign-up for development sessions from Bob Janosz and his instructors throughout the hockey season. These sessions are skill-specific for Footwork and Save techniques. To register, CLICK HERE
FOOTWORK CLINIC - Cost: $30 ... Repetitive Goalie Specific Skating Drills Are Paramount To A Goaltenders Success". JSG Footwork Clinic Will Improve A Goaltenders’ Quickness And Crease Awareness In Order To Be Squared, Prepared, And On-Time Allowing A Goaltender To Use Proper Save Techniques.
SAVES CLINIC - Cost $35 ...JSG Saves Clinic Is Designed For Game Situation Shooting Drills. Saves Clinic Will Challenge A Goaltender To Improve Reaction Time To The Puck; Puck Tracking; And Play Reading Abilities While Achieving A Balance Of "Blocking" And "Reacting" Saves.
Sessions start September 29 and run thru February 16, 2015 - this is a great way to improve as a player and work on skills away from your team to become the best you can be as a Goalie!
ABOUT BOB JANOSZ:
Scouting for USA hockey and coaching at the NHL level gives Bob Janosz the insights to what scouts and coaches look for in a goaltender. The drills and coaching techniques used are designed to build a fundamentally sound goaltender capable of advancing through the hockey ranks. JSG Camps have a ratio of 1 instructor per 2-3 goalies ensuring each goaltender gets enough reps and personalized attention. With his extended career tenure Bob has instructed goaltenders of all ages and skill levels, utilizing each goaltenders strengths, while improving areas of weakness.
Coaching at the professional level lends Bob the advantage of staying current with the latest training techniques and goaltending styles, affording your son or daughter the best instruction available both on and off the ice. “Nobody cares about the sucess of their goaltenders more,” as is evident by Bob personally supervising all on ice sessions and devoting individualized attention to each student who attends Janosz School of Goaltending camps.