Elite Hockey Academy Welcomes Goaltender Tripp Hutchinson
18U Elite Hockey Academy
July 29, 2015
Cheshire, CT: 1998, 5-11 / 165 lbs, Goaltender from Sun Valley Idaho, Tripp Hutchinson has announced his commitment in net for the Elite Hockey Academy at Cheshire. His commitment represents a strong step in the right direction for the program. Hutchinson has had an impressive career with top programs such as Arizona Bobcats AAA, Colorado Thunderbirds and most recently at Phillips Academy Andover. Elite Hockey Program Director, Peter Alden said, "Hutchinson has great instincts, tracks the puck well and has good rebound control. Hutchinson also moves very well in the crease and battles for every loose puck. He is a great addition to the team and Cheshire Academy."
18U Elite Head Coach, Jamie Bird said, "We're excited to have Tripp on board. He has the skills and consistency to be a real difference maker for our hockey club."
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Cheshire, CT - Adrian Rodriguez - 1999, 6-1 / 165 lbs L shot Defender from Parkland, Florida commits to the 16U Elite Hockey Academy team at Cheshire Academy. Rodriguez is an honest defenseman that takes care of his own end with an offensive upside.
16U Head Coach, John Toffey said,
"We are excited to add Adrian to our Elite hockey program at Cheshire. Rodriguez will have an immediate impact on our defensive core. It will be fun to watch Adrian develop as a student athlete at Cheshire Academy over the next few years."
16U Defenseman, Adrian Rodriguez added,
"I'm looking forward to attending Cheshire Academy not only for their academic excellence but to grow as an individual outside the classroom as well. The hockey program will give me the opportunity to play a full tier 1 hockey season with an esteemed coaching staff to further my development as a player on and off the ice. I'm excited about the team and being part of the first season of hockey at Cheshire."
Cheshire, CT -Elite Hockey 16U team welcomes, Nick Ashcroft, R, 6-1/200, '99 Defenseman from Princeton, NJ! Ashcroft is a big, strong, sturdy defender who uses his size to his advantage! Program director, Peter Alden said: " Nick is a smooth skater with a long, powerful stride and likes to throw his body around. Ashcroft packs a heavy shot that comes in handy on special teams." Nick played for the NJ Rockets program in the AYHL last season.
16U Defender, Nick Ashcroft said:
"It is truly a dream come true to be a part of such an elite program that gives me the opportunity to reach my goals on and off the ice. With my commitment to the team I bring grit, determination and passion for playing the game I love."
16U Head Coach, John Toffey said:
“Extremely excited to have someone of his ability commit to our program. Nick is a committed hockey player and also an excellent student. He is the type of student/ athlete we look to recruit at Cheshire Academy. His passion to achieve on the ice and in the classroom is clear.”
Cheshire, CT – The Elite Hockey Academy is pleased to announce the 16U & 18U schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
The Elite Hockey Academy will open up their offical start of the season at the East Coast Elite League Super Showcase in Boston, MA, September 11-13, 2015. Elite 18U & 16U teams will then play four league games at the Rodman Arena verse top tier one teams such as Colorado RoughRiders, Iowa Elite, PAL Islanders & Buffalo Red Raiders.
Elite will then welcome another top showcase event the following weekend, September 18-20 at the new Harbor Center in Buffalo, NY in the Mid-Am/Eastern Tier 1 Elite League Showcase event. The Eastern/Mid-Am Tier 1 Elite showcase hosted by the Buffalo Jr Sabres will feature top talent such as Pittsburgh Penguins Elite, Buffalo Jr Sabres, NJ Avalanche, Philadelphia Jr Flyers and more!
For a full schedule please see the Elite 16U & 18U team pages. Roster and player profiles will be available shortly! (www.EliteHockey.Academy)
NOTE: The 2015 Elite schedule is subject to change including the potential for additional games to be added at a later date.
Become an Elite Hockey Player and join the new era of Prep & Tier 1 full season hockey!!
The Elite Hockey Academy at Cheshire is a full season Tier 1 product that will play in the Tier 1 Elite League, East Coast Elite League, AYHL and top tournaments/showcases on the east coast. This is the best development model for top players looking for proper development, exposure and advancement while receiving a top notch education.
Cheshire Academy boasts a beautiful, 104-acre campus and in close proximity to Sacred Heart, Yale University and Quinnipiac University. Cheshire Academy is also an hour and a half from New York City. Cheshire Academy provides a student centered, prep school education that prepares athletes for college and beyond. Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is a co-ed college-preparatory school for students in grade 8 through 12 that challenges its students, who come from all over the world.
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Elite Adds Top Finnish 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.