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This is our new Weekly Update Page. We will not only keep you informed of current events with our tournaments, but also do updates throughout the year on players who participated in our 2012 Tournaments. Here are the 2013 Updates:
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR OUR MIDGET FALL CLASSIC TOURNAMENT U16 & U18 DIVISIONS.
THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD HERE IN BOSTON OCTOBER 12TH, 13TH, & 14TH.
Vinnie Montalbano announces players to watch on East Coast Kings in Pre-Draft Showcase
Brian Pinho (St. John's Prep) - rated Top 10 East US by Central Scouting last week
Devin Tringale (Valley Jr. Warriors EJHL) - All-Prospect Game in Buffalo
Jason Cotton - 2012 Ivan Hlinka Team USA
Central Scouting's Players to Watch: Keifer Sherwood, Drew Melanson, Craig Skudalski, Joshua Coururier, Steven Duda, Liam McDermott
Drew Melanson & Jason Cotton played in 2013 USHL/NHL Top Prospects game
Mike Cusack, General Manager of the Boston Junior Whalers, has announced that Mike Field, Assistant Coach, and Director of Scouting for the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL, will coach the Junior Whalers in the '98 Divison of the Junior Chowder Cup this coming July here in Boston.
Rick Green, the #1 overall pick by the Washington Capitals in the 1976 Entry Draft, will be behind the bench this July coaching the QJHA Nationals in the College Open Divisiion of the Senior Chowder Cup. The Nationals will hope to benefit from the 15 year NHL Defenseman's wisdom, 6 of those years which he displayed with the Washington Capitals and 7 years with the Montreal Canadiens. Rick also played in 100 NHL Playoff games.
Matt Barnaby, who played 15 years in the National Hockey League with 7 different teams, and who scored 300 points in 834 games, will be coming to Boston this coming July to coach the MB36 Warriors in the '98 Division of the Junior Chowder Cup.
Sebastien Fortier, GM of One Hockey, has announced that he will have three players coming from Sweden to play on his One Hockey Gladiators team in the 2013 Pre-Draft Showcase this coming May. The players are:
Rasmus Sundgren- 5'11" 180lbs - Defense - 4/19/93 - Eksjo HC (Sweden)
Mans Petersson - 6'2" 187lbs. - Center - 11/27/93 - Koping HC - (Sweden)
Filip Algeman - 6'3" 183lbs. - Goaltender - 1/12/93 - FoC Farsta (Sweden)
Lou Gravel, GM of Team Canada West, has entered his teams from British Columbia into the 2013 Pre-Dratt Showcase. Just four short years ago, Mr. Gravel brought a talented young player, Ryan Johansen, to the Pre-Draft Showcase. Ryan had an outstanding tournament, and, after a successful Junior campaign, was selected 4th Overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus BlueJackets. Gravel is expected to have some eye opening talent on his Team Canada West "Prospects" team.
Rob Barletta, GM of the Walpole Express of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League, has once again entered his teams into the annual Pre-Draft Showcase. Look out for his Walpole Express Black team to be a team to contend with in the 2013 Tournament held here in Boston this coming May.
Kyly Mariani, a Defenseman who plays professionably for the Tulsa Oilers in the Central Hockey League, will take time this summer to coach the GTA Oilers, a 1997 age team in the Junior Chowder Cup. The team will be composed of AAA players out of the Toronto Area.
Kevin Abrams-President CCHL
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Kevin Abrams, President of the CCHL, Central Canada Hockey League, will send 8 teams to the Junior Chowder Cup and 8 teams to the Senor Chowder Cup this coming July here in Boston. There will be 4 teams in the '97 Division of the Junior Chowder and 4 teams in the '98 Division of the Junior Chowder Cup. Kevin will also send 4 teams to the College Open Division of the Senior Chowder Cup and 4 teams to the Jr. A Elite Division of the Senior Chowder Cup.
The 12 team CCHL has broken down their teams into clusters of three teams each to supply the players for each Division of the Chowder Cup Tournaments. They are as follows:
Pembroke, Brockville, Smith Falls
Kanata, Kempville, Nepean
Cornwall, Hawkesbury, Cumberland
Glouster, Ottawa, Carleton Place
This is a very exciting time for this College Eligible League to be sending their players to Boston to be seen by as many College and Pro Scouts as possible. They will also add a total plus to the Chowder Cup Tournaments as they will provide the competition that teams look for when they enter the Junior and Senior Chowder Cups each July.
PLEASE NOTE: That although players are coming from the CCHL, the league in no way is an "official" sponsor of the Chowder Cup Teams. The players, almost all who will be playing in the CCHL next Fall, are paying their own personal fees to come to Boston and participate in the tournament.
Paul Losik, GM of Hockey Essentials, along with Head Coach Mark Lotito, have announced that they will be returning to the 2013 Pre-Draft Showcase as well as the Chowder Cup tournaments with multiple teams. Including in that group will be Hockey Essentials (White) Defending Champs from the 2012 Pre-Draft Showcase and Hockey Essentials (White) Defending Champs from the 2012 Junior Chowder Cup '96 Division.
Rory Fitzpatrick, defenseman who spent 10 years in the National Hockey League, most of his time with the Buffalo Sabres, will coach the RHA Selects 2000 Team in the 2013 Mini-Chowder Cup here in Boston this coming August.
Jason Clarke, owner of the Carleton Place Canadians of the CCHL, has entered his team into the 2013 Pre-Draft Showcase this coming May here in Boston.
Mike Cusack, GM of the Boston Junior Whalers, has announced that David Cunniff, Associate Coach of the Worcester Sharks in the American Hockey League, will be behind the bench as his teams participate in the 2013 Pre-Draft Showcase. David, son of John Cunniff, veteran NHL and Olympic Coach, who passed away in 2002, and for whom the Senior Chowder Cup is named, has been working alongside Head Coach Roy Sommer guiding the San Jose Sharks AHL affiliate.
Jordan Furlane- Jordan Furlane, who has played in the Chowder Cup Tournaments, recently with Team Canada West, has been named Mid-Season Rookie of the Year by The Times Review. Jordan, who has 2 goals and 7 assists, plays for the Revelstoke Grizzlies in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in British Columbia. The League has produced notables such as Shea Weber, Cody Franzen, & Barrett Jackman.
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING TEAMS FOR OUR 2013 TOURNAMENTS. For a list of teams already committed for 2012 in the different tournaments, please go to the front page of our web site, proamhockey.com.
Teams interested in attending any of our 2013 Tournaments should contact Director Mike O'Connell Sr. at email@example.com for this year's Cover Letters.