St. Peters Spirit Hockey would like to congratulate all our teams on a great season! Through your hard work and dedication you have grown and accomplished amazing things!
To have your team recognized please submit your pictures and information via email to the Club Webmaster (Greg Papuga).
2012-2013 Squirt Gold - STATE CHAMPS!
With friends and relatives on-hand and everyone fired up the boys were poised for the ultimate win. Although there were some great individual efforts, it was that awesome teamwork that got this victory and the great season overall. Congratulations Boys!
The team would like to dedicate this game and the entire season to Tyler Petro. Tyler's never-tiring effort is absolutely awe inspiring and it is that same dedication and work ethic that will help him through his recovery. We're with you and love you Tyler!
Pictured (L to R):
- Front Row - Lane Ragaini, Cole Nowakowski, Jack Rider, Blake Moceri, Jacob Burke, Owen Hurlbert, Tyler Petro, Trey Mazzarese, Clayton Wiecher
- Middle Row - Sam Trendley, Tyler Medved, Ben Jackson, Hayden Schreck, Edmond Lee, Will Blumenberg, Josh Eigenmann
- Back Row - Mike Hurlbert, Head Coach Kyle Blumenberg, Nick Moceri
Kansas City Jamboree
Congratulations to our ADM Red 1 team, 2nd place winners in a 12-team Kansas City Jamboree. For many of these boys it was their first real hockey tournament.
- (Back row) Wyatt Sirimaturos, Derek Archer, Nick Eaton, coach Mark Going, Colin Steen, coach Lance Steen, Max Ising, Campbell Eckhardt
- (Kneeling) Nicklas Johnston, goalie Justin Bamberger, Jack Wuertz
- (Front) Luke Rosko
Chicago Presidents Cup: February 16-18, 2013
Congratulations to Mite AA for winning the Chicago Presidents Cup!
Front Row: L-R Isaac Mejia-Troop, Ethan DeGroat
Second Row: L-R Andrew Knapp, Aaron Hemmer, Barrett Cornell, Anthony Conti, Vito Biondo, Aiden Meintz
Third Row: L-R Saxen Robertson, Tyler Vossmeyer, Ethan Tieman, Dylan Willis, Joy Dunne
Back Row: L-R Sean Robertson, Head Coach Michael Baeten, Chris DeGroat
- 1st game Won 10-0 against Pleasant Prairie Patriots. Tyler Vossmeyer with a hat trick and Isaac Mejia-Troop had the shutout.
- 2nd game 4-3 Win over Omaha Jr. Lancers. Saxen Robertson with the hat trick.
- 3rd game 10-0 Win over Belle Tire Dearborn. Saxen Robertson with the hat trick and 3 assists. Isaac Mejia-Troop with the shutout.
- Championship Game was played against Omaha Jr. Lancers. After finishing regulation tied 3-3 the game was won in a shoot out. Shoot out goals were scored by Tyler Vossmeyer and Joy Dunne.
St. Peters Spirit Squirt A1 are CHAMPIONS of the President's Day Cup
in Nashville, TN.
The boys went 2-1 in Round Robin play with their only loss to the
Memphis Riverkings. This secured their spot in the Championship game.
St. Peters met the Riverkings again in the final ... nail biter game
with a final of 3-3 in regulation sending the game to 5 minute Sudden
The clock ticks away .... the shot is fired, tipped and SCORED!!!!
St. Peters wins with 10.5 seconds left in Overtime for a final of 4-3.
WAY TO GO BOYS!!!!!
Now ranked #2 in the Nation for Tier 2 Clubs
98 Bantam Major St. Peters Selects improved to 29-4-4 and are now ranked #2 in the Nation for Tier 2 Clubs @ www.myhockeyrankings.com. The Selects recently won the North American Prospect Hockey League Bantam Tournament in Frisco, Texas over the Holidays going 5-0. During the trip, the 98 Selects also played the #17 ranked Tier 1 Dallas Stars Elite AAA to a 1-1 tie in a friendly exhibition game.
The 98s have recorded the following accomplishments this season:
- 98 Rumble on the Rink (Detroit) Silver Championship
- 98 Rolling Thunder Bantam Elite Championship (STL)
- 98 STL Selects Fall Classic Championship (STL)
- 98 Bauer Invite AAA SemiFinalist (Chicago)
- 98 NAPHL Bantam Tournament Series, (MN) Runner-Up
- 98 NAPHL Bantam Tournament Series (TX) Championship
The 98 Selects are made up of ALL St. Peters districted players. Players include: Carter Mize, Blake Kochner, Cory Robinson, Jake Russo, Justin Meers, Scott Leathers, Ryan Edgar, Blake Freund, Ryan Wind, Jacob Stewart, Tyler Stewart, Jake Larson, Nick Schnelle, Christian Dahl, Danny Follmer, Eric Stelmacki, and Samir Abouelhana. The team is led by Head Coach Kris Mize and Assistant Coaches Tom Edgar, Mike Russo, and Greg Wind.
Next up for the Selects are exhibition games in Kansas City against Tier 1 #16 ranked Russell Stovers AAA and Tier 1 #17 ranked Dallas Stars Elite AAA on January 12-13.
The 98 Selects will have 4 home games in January:
- January 19th @ 4:45 pm @ Rec Plex North vs. Affton 98 Central States
- January 26th @ 11:00 am @ Rec Plex South vs. Omaha 98 AAA
- January 26th @ 4:45 pm @ Rec Plex North vs. Omaha 98 AAA
- January 27th @ 9:30 am @ Rec Plex South vs. Omaha 98 AAA
Come out and see some great hockey with players from our home club!
An additional article about the 98 Bantam Major St. Peters Selects can be found on the NAPHL.com website. Check it out!
Congratulations to the Squirt A1 team for going UNDEFEATED with a 5-0
record to win the Chicago Thanksgiving Classic.
The team defeated Northern Express (IL) 3-2, Meramec Sharks 4-2,
Naperville Sabres (IL) 3-1 and the Kalamazoo Wings (MI) 10-1 to secure
their position as 1st seed in the Championship game. The boys were
ready to take on the Meramec Sharks for the title of champion! Three
periods later ... the boys earned the CHAMPIONSHIP with a final of
WAY TO GO BOYS -- VERY PROUD OF ALL OF YOU ... Coaches too!
Front: Trey Gryzbinski, Andrew Royer, Carson Dahl, Dillon Reatini,
Cody Johnson, Trevor York
Middle: Coach Royer, Alex Vohsen, Koby Salas, Brendan Kaupas, Noah
Schnelle, Shawn Lehman, TJ Thomas, Harrison Pfleging, Sam Liu
Back: Coach Lehman, Coach Pfleging, Kyle Juhala, Coach Johnson
South Bend Cup Tournament Series - November 9 - 11, 2012
Congratulations to the PeeWee A1 team for being Finalists in the
South Bend Cup Tournament Series!
Front Row: L-R Jonathan Chappell, Joseph McLaughlin
Middle Row: L-R Cole Catalano, Nick Suiter, Owen Risse, Jimmy Vandervort, Trevor Zeig, Nick Hornung,Collin Milek, Derek Cagle (pictured behind Collin)
Back Row: L-R Head Coach Kevin Suiter, Assistant Coach Jim Vandervort, Elliott Graham, Eli Cooper, Jesse Nevels, Jarrod Ouzts, Joey Corry, Cameron Osdieck, Assistant Coach Tim Corry
- 1st game loss 0-3 to the South Bend Irish Rovers
- 2nd game win 7-6 to the Kensington Valley Raiders
- 3rd game tie 2-2 to the Northbrook Bluehawks
- The Championship game was played against the undefeated South Bend Irish Rovers. The score was tied 3-3 until the last 37 seconds when the Rovers scored making the game 3-4.
The boys showed tremendous effort and teamwork all weekend for a well-deserved 2nd place finish! Congratulations to the PeeWee A1 team!
Capital City Freeze: November 10-11, 2012
Congratulations to Mite AA for winning the Capital City Freeze
Tournament And Skills Competition
Front Row: L-R Saxen Robertson, Isaac Mejia-Troop, Ethan DeGroat
Second Row: L-R Andrew Knapp, Barrett Cornell, Aiden Meintz, Aaron Hemmer, Tyler Vossmeyer
Third Row: L-R Anthony Conti, Isaac Cooper, Dylan Willis, Joy Dunne, Vito Biondo, Ethan Tieman
Back Row: L-R Head Coach Michael Baeten, Chris DeGroat, Sean Robertson
- 1st game Won 7-6 against Glenview Stars. Tyler Vossmeyer had a 4 goals.
- 2nd game 4-2 Win over Twin Bridges.
- Skills Competition Team Won 1st Place in team competition and in 3 categories of individual skills Saxen Robertson finished first in backwards skating, 3rd in forward skating and 3rd in stick handling, Ethan DeGroat finished 3rd in Backwards Skating, Aiden Meintz finished 2nd in forward skating, Isaac Mejia-Troop won 1st for goaltending.
- 3rd game 9-0 Win over Springfield, IL Kings. Isaac Mejia-Troop with the shut out.
- Championship Game was played against Twin Bridges Lightening. After finishing regulation tied 2-2 the game was won in a shoot out. Shoot out goals were scored by Tyler Vossmeyer and Andrew Knapp.
South Bend Cup Tournament Series: November 9th-11th, 2012
Congratulations to the Midget Minor team for winning the South Bend Cup Tournament Series
Front Row: L-R Hunter Zeig, Jared Bradley, Brendan Ritchie, Clayton Cissell, Patrick Rueben, Ian Wall, Tyler McAtee
Back Row: L-R Asst. Coach AJ Goatley, Austin Shrum, Bayley Wood, Alex Calvert, Kyle Johnson, John Deibel, Austin Dempski, Ricky Mueller, Tanner Condiff, Asst. Coach Dean Ewen, Head Coach Glenn Thomas. Missing from photo Marcus Laspe (who was injured during the championship game)
- 1st game Won 4-0 against the Michigan Snipers. Hat Trick for Kyle Johnson and Shut Out for goalie Jared Bradley
- 2nd game 6-1 win over the Romeoville Huskies
- 3rd game 1-1 tie against the Wolf Pack which kept Spirit in first place for the tournament
- Championship Game was played against the Wolf Pack which was won 2-0. Shut Out for goalie Patrick Rueben
Rolling Thunder Tournament: October 12-14th, 2012
Congratulations to the Midget Minor team for winning the Rolling Thunder Tournament
Bottom: L-R Tanner Condiff, Ian Wall, Jared Bradley, Hunter Zeig, Brendan Ritchie, Austin Shrum
Middle: Head Coach Glenn Thomas, Asst. Coach Dean Ewen, Ricky Mueller, Kyle Johnson, John Deibel, Austin Dempski, Clayton Cissell, Tyler McAtee, Marcus Laspe, Asst. Coach A.J. Goatley
Back: Bayley Wood, Alex Calvert
- 1st game scoreless for 2 periods and lost 1-0 to the KC Jets.
- 2nd game 4-2 win over the Huntsville Chargers
- 3rd game 10-0 win over the Crystal Lake Gators
- Semi Final Game- 6-3 win over the Oklahoma City Oil Kings
- Championship Game was played against the Huntsville Chargers which was tied 3-3 and went into overtime twice and then to a shoot out where Clayton Cissell and Hunter Zeig scored and goalie Jared Bradley stopped the opposing team every time.