Elite Adds Top Finish Goaltender, Marcus Nylander!
ELITE ADDS MARCUS NYLANDER
Cheshire, CT - Elite welcomes Marcus Nylander (6’0”/175,’98, G) from Joensuu, Finland to the 18U Elite Hockey Academy team. Nylander is a very intelligent goalie who communicates well on the ice and makes strong decisions playing the puck. His movements are smooth in the net and his rebound control is very sound. Nylander helped advance the North Carolina Jr Hurricanes to the 2015 USA Tier 1 Nationals in Amherst, NY last season.
1999 Defenseman Robert Carr Commits to Elite for '15-'16
ELITE 16U ADDS DEFENSEMAN ROBERT CARR
Cheshire, CT - Robert Carr (D, 5-10/165 1999) Robert Carr from Tappen, NY, is a poised two way defenseman who makes a good first pass and has great vision on the ice. Carr is a powerful player that is willing to throw open-ice hits in the neutral zone, plays with a chip on his shoulder, but also has the ability to carry and change the momentum of the game.
Carr said, "Its going to be a life changing experience to go to a prestigious school such as Cheshire Academy. To have the opportunity to receive a great education, play full season tier 1 hockey and play for a great coaching staff will open up a lot of doors for my future. I am excited about the team and the opportunity to compete on a national stage."
The United States Hockey League (USHL) Tier I Junior hockey league conducted its 2015 draft May 4-5. The Elite Hockey Academy is proud to announce that '98 Forward, Aiden Worrall (6'2 175lbs) from North Carolina was selected 1st in the 9th round in the USHL Draft by the Lincoln Stars!
Aiden will be an incoming Junior at Cheshire Academy in the fall of 2015 and a key member of the 18U Elite Hockey Academy!
The United States Hockey League (USHL) Tier I Junior hockey league conducted its 2015 draft May 4-5. The Elite Hockey Academy is proud to announce that '99 goaltender, Erik Gordon (5'9 156 lbs) from Duluth, GA was selected 1st in the 14th round in the USHL Draft by the Bloomington Thunder!!
Erik will be entering Cheshire Academy in the fall of 2015 and is a member of the Elite Hockey Academy 16U team!
Elite Hockey Accepted to the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League
CT WOLF PACK & ELITE HOCKEY ACADEMY ACCEPTED INTO TIER 1 ELITE LEAGUE
Cromwell, CT – The CT Wolf Pack & Elite Hockey Academy is pleased to announce its acceptance into the Tier 1 Elite League for 2015-16 season for its 16U Midget Minor and 18U Midget Major Teams. Participation in the prestigious Tier 1 Elite League will allow Wolf Pack/Elite Hockey Academy teams to attend T1EHL showcase events and compete against highly skilled teams from around the country. As the players develop, Tier 1 Elite Hockey League successfully places their players at the NAHL, USHL, NCAA, and NHL levels.
The Tier 1 Elite League is the most advanced youth hockey league in the United States. The Tier 1 Elite Hockey League excels in moving talented athletes to the next level. The T1EHL consists of top organizations across the country and is well known for its high-level players, coaches and managers.
CT Wolf Pack youth teams will also have the opportunity to participate in Tier 1 Elite League Youth Showcases from the Squirt to Bantam levels and compete with some of the best youth hockey players in the United States.
“We have proven to be a Top Tier 1 hockey organization nationally and are proud to be accepted into the Tier 1 Elite League,” said Peter Alden, Wolf Pack/Elite Hockey Program Director. "The Tier 1 Elite League will be a great addition to our schedule. The Tier 1 Elite League fields some of the strongest teams in the nation and is seen by many junior hockey and collegiate scouts as one of the top hockey leagues in the country. We look forward to providing Wolf Pack/Elite Hockey players with this additional opportunity.”
For more information about the CT Wolf Pack, Elite Hockey Academy and our tryout dates, please visit www.ctwolfpackhockey.com.
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Elite Hockey Academy at Cheshire
Introducing A New Era in New England Prep School Hockey
Elite Hockey Academy at Cheshire Academy (Cheshire, Connecticut) is the newest and most unique hockey option in New England. Elite Hockey at Cheshire, will form teams at the 16U, 18U levels for the 2015-2016 academic year. This new, professional program is passionate about continuing the growth of young hockey players in Connecticut and beyond.
Qualified student-athletes at the Academy will have the opportunity to compete in a high performance program which includes professional coaching, player development, and exposure. The main objective of the Elite Hockey Academy is to prepare students both athletically and academically, with the ultimate goal of competing for championships and placing players at the next level.The goal of Cheshire Academy and the EHP is to focus on developing athletic excellence on the ice as well as creating well-rounded individuals off the ice.
At Elite Hockey Academy, players receive professional instruction from a dedicated staff with a wealth of hockey knowledge from both playing and coaching. Elite Hockey athletes play a full season, tier 1 model of hockey beginning in September and continue to March.
Elite Hockey Academy athletes participate in the top leagues and highly scouted tournaments and showcases which provide the best exposure and development for amateur players.
The Elite Hockey Academy at Cheshire offers:
First Class Private School Education (Grades 8-12 and PG)
Average Class Size of 12 | 7:1 Student Teacher Ratio
International Baccalaureate® Diploma Programme (IB Program) and AP Courses
Full Time College Counselors
Cutting Edge on and off ice Training | First Class Facilities
Full Season Tier 1 AAA Hockey Schedule (55-65 games)
Participation in Prestigious & National Tournaments
League Affiliation: Tier 1 | East Coast Elite League | Tier 1 Elite League
U18 Elite Hockey Academy Powered by The CT Wolf Pack
Head Coach: Jamie Bird | JBird@EliteHockey.Academy
16U Elite Hockey Academy @ Cheshire Powered by CT Wolf Pack
Head Coach: John Toffey | JToffey@EliteHockey.Academy