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2000 Team Goes To Sweden!

2000 born Atlantic District Players, were given the option to travel to Gavle, Sweden (2 hours north of Stockholm) to TRAIN and COMPETE with Swedish players and coaches for seven days.  This is a voluntary trip and we hoped to bring a maximum of 40 and a minimum of 20 players with us from August 13-20, 2014.  26 of our players took the opportunity to go and are starting a week of a lifetime!

The camp is taking place at the home of the Brynas Hockey Federation, Lakerol Arena. Brynas is a suburb of Gavle, a town about 2 hours north of Stockholm with a population of app 90,000. Brynas is one of the oldest and most renowned professional clubs in Sweden and they have had tremendous success producing NHL and domestic national team talent. NHL players like Niklas Backstrom, Jakob Silferberg, Andreas Dackell, Anders Markstrom, Anders Lindbaek, Tomas Sandstroem, Andreas Johansson, Mats Naslund, Borje Salming and many more all came from this hockey hot bed. Brynas is at the forefront of developing young Swedish players.  In addition, Brynas youth, Junior and professional coaches will partake in our training. This will be a fantastic cooperative effort.

Please check us out on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO2JvHJ7iLQ&feature=youtu.be and follow the wonderful opportunity that this trip has given them!

                                                          

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1999 Team Wins At Kent State!

Congratulations to our District players who attended the Kent State Camp and Tournament that took place August 7-10 at Kent State University for bringing home the gold!  Our team participated in the 4 day event along with teams from other affiliates of USA Hockey:  Northern Plains, Michigan and Mid Am.  We are proud of our boys and staff who did a fabulous job! 

                              

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2001 Teams Beat Sweden At Home!

 

 

 

The Atlantic District welcomed a team from Sweden over the weekend to play two games against our 40 players on our District Player Development Teams!  The games took place at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees.  Team A won their game by a score of 6-0 while Team B also won 4-2.  Way to go guys!!!

 

 

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2014 Camp Dates and Calendar of Events

Below is our official schedule announcement for the Atlantic District Player Development Program for the 2014-2015 Season.  Please look carefully below at your birth-year's final schedule as it should not change at this point.

We are pleased to announce that we will be again hosting our Development Camps at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ.  The facility worked very well last summer and provided exactly what we were looking for.  More Information will follow as to cost of the camps, etc. as we are currently working on it!

 

1997 (17's) Birth year - From our tryout festival, we will select 1 goalie, 6 forwards and 4 defensemen to attend the USA Hockey National 17 Festival that will be held June 26-July 2, 2014 at the University of Buffalo in Amherst, New York.  There will be no Atlantic District Camp for the 17's.

1998 (16's) Birth year - From our tryout festival, we will select 1 goalie, 7 forwards and 5 defensemen to attend the USA Hockey National 16 Festival that will be held July 7-13, 2014 at the University of Buffalo in Amherst, New York.  There will be no Atlantic District Camp for the 16's.

 

1999 (15's) Birth year - From our tryout festival, we will select 37 players who will then go to our District evaluation camp.  Following the evaluation camp, we will divide the 37 players into two groups:  the Festival team (2 goalies, 9 forwards and 6 defensemen) who will attend the USA Hockey National 15 Festival and the District team (12 forwards, 6 defensemen and 2 goalies) who will attend a regional event at Kent State University that will also include Michigan, Mid-Am and Southeast District teams.  All players will be required to pay $900 at online registration.  If you are chosen to attend the USA Hockey Festival camp and not the Kent Tournament, you will receive a refund of $300.  All players who are chosen for the USA Hockey Festival camp will need to pay directly to USA Hockey a fee of $150 for the cost of the Festival camp.

June 14-15           Evaluation Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (Goalies arrive at 7:15 AM; F/D arrive at 8:00 AM on June 14; All depart at 3:00 PM on June 15)

June 29-July 1      District Development Camp for both Festival and District Players, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ  (All arrive at 11:00 AM on June 29; All depart at 5:00 PM on July 1)

July 14-20            USA Hockey Festival Camp, University of Buffalo, Amherst, NY (Festival Team Players)

July 19                 District Development Camp for District Team Players, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (All arrive at 12:00 Noon; All depart at 8:00 PM - day camp only)

August 7-10          Kent State Tournament, Kent State University, Ohio (District Team Players)

 

2000 (14's) Birth year - From our tryout festival, we will select 40-46 players who will participate in multiple development camps.  For further information on Sweden, please page down.  Cost of the camp at Voorhees will be $450.00.  This fee will include ice time, food, hotel, merchandise, etc.  Cost to attend the Sweden camp is separate from the Voorhees camp.

June 29 - July 1     District Development Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (All arrive at 12:00 Noon on June 29; All depart at 6:00 PM on July 1)

August 13-20         District Development Camp, Brynas/Stockholm, Sweden

 

2001  (13's) Birth year - From our tryout festival, we will select 40-46 players who will participate in multiple development camps and international competition.  For further information, please page down.  The cost of the camps in Voorhees and the competition will be $700.00.  This fee will include ice time, food, hotel, merchandise, etc.

July 19-21              District Development Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (All arrive at 8:00 AM on July 19; All depart at 5:45 PM on July 21)

August 8-10           District Development Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ  (All arrive at 10:00 AM on Aug. 8; All depart at 5:00PM on Aug. 10)

 

2002  (12's) Birth year - From our open tryout, we will select 68-80 players who will participate in multiple development camps.  At the end of the August camp, 36 players will be chosen to represent the Philadelphia Flyers and the New Jersey Devils at the Quebec Pee Wee International Tournament.  The price of the camps in Voorhees will be $575.00.  This fee will include ice time, food, hotel, merchandise, etc.  Price to attend the Quebec Pee Wee Tournament is separate from the camp price.

June 14 & 15          Open Tryout, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ  (Tryout costs are $40 per session)

July 19-21              District Development Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (All arrive at 10:00 AM on July 19; All depart at 4:00 PM on July 21)

August 9-10           District Development Camp, Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ (All arrive at 9:30 AM on Aug. 9; All depart at 4:00 PM on Aug. 10)

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What You Can Expect for 2014 For Each Age Group

2002 (12's)

               

This program is a prerequisite to being chosen for the Quebec teams.  For the 12's we will host an OPEN TRYOUT at the Flyers Skate Zone (Voorhees), on June 14 & 15.    From the tryout, we will select 68-80 players to participate in two development camps during July and August.  Following the final camp, we will select the thirty six* players who will make-up the NJ Devils & Philadelphia Flyers Quebec Teams.  All players who are interested in going to Quebec must participate in the AAHA Development camps. 

Please click here for a brochure with all of the information for you for the Quebec program if you make the teams after the final camp

 

2001 (13's)

All returning players who participated last summer at Voorhees and/or who went to Quebec will be invited to the Tryout Festival.  New 2001's (who did not participate at Voorhees or go to Quebec) will need to attend the open tryout in April.  Returners and those selected from the open tryout will participate in the tryout festival in May.  We will have 4 teams (12F, 6D and 2G) at the tryout festival.  In July and August, we will host two development camps in Voorhees.  Development camps will include: seminars, off ice training, position specific training, cross-ice small games and competition.  Camps are coached by top NHL/College/Junior and Prep School coaches.

 

2000 (14's)

All of our returning players will be invited to the tryout festival in May, while new players will need to attend the open tryout before being invited to the tryout festival.  In  June, we will host a development camp, which, like last summer, will be coached by top prep, college, Junior and NHL coaches.  We will then depart for Sweden - with those players who are asked and who want to go - on August 13th for seven days of training, development and competition. 

2000 born Atlantic District Players, who are selected, will be given the OPTION to travel to Gavle, Sweden (2 hours north of Stockholm) to TRAIN and COMPETE with Swedish players and coaches for seven days.  This is a voluntary trip and we will bring a maximum of 40 and a minimum of 20 players with us from August 13-20, 2014.

The camp will take place at the home of the Brynas Hockey Federation, Lakerol Arena. Brynas is a suburb of Gavle, a town about 2 hours north of Stockholm with a population of app 90,000. Brynas is one of the oldest and most renowned professional clubs in Sweden and they have had tremendous success producing NHL and domestic national team talent. NHL players like Niklas Backstrom, Jakob Silferberg, Andreas Dackell, Anders Markstrom, Anders Lindbaek, Tomas Sandstroem, Andreas Johansson, Mats Naslund, Borje Salming and many more all came from this hockey hot bed. Brynas is at the forefront of developing young Swedish players.  In addition, Brynas youth, Junior and professional coaches will partake in our training. This will be a fantastic cooperative effort.

For more information on the Swedish club, arena and hotel: feel free to go to the websites below:

Brynas Hockey; http://www.brynas.se/

Lakerol Arena;  http://old.brynas.se/LakerolArena/

Scandic Hotel in Gavle:  http://www.scandichotels.com/Hotels/Sweden/Gavle/Scandic-Gavle-Vast/#.Us1wl2RDvi4

Further information regarding Sweden is available by clicking here!

 

1999 (15's)

At the 15U level things will remain the same as they were in 2013.  We have the OPEN TRYOUT in April followed by the TRYOUT FESTIVAL in May (returning players are invited to Tryout Festival).  If you are chosen from the tryout festival, you will be invited to our EVALUATION CAMP on June 14 & 15  where we will create a Festival Team (9F, 6D, 2G that will go to the  National Festival) and a District Team (12F, 6D, 2G) who will go to Kent State.  Alternates will also be named for the Festival.   Players are expected to be available for both events once being named to the program from the Tryout Festival.

      Kent State Ice Arena - Kent, OH

 

1998 (16's)

At 16U things will remain the same as 2013.  OPEN TRYOUT in April followed by the TRYOUT FESTIVAL in May.    We will, per our NATIONAL ALLOTMENT select 7 Forwards, 5 Defenseman and 1 Goaltender to attend the National Festival at Amherst.  There are no development camps - players go directly from the Tryout Festival to the National venue. 

 

1997 (17's)

At 17 U things will remain the same as 2013.  OPEN TRYOUT in April followed by the TRYOUT FESTIVAL in May.  We will, per our NATIONAL ALLOTMENT select 6 Forwards,4 Defenseman and 1 Goaltender to attend the National Festival at Amherst.  There are no development camps - players go directly from the Tryout Festival to the National venue.

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For further information or any questions, please contact: Colleen Marinari, at hocky@erols.com

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