Upcoming Games

Team Date Opponent Time Venue
U18 01/31/2015 PAL Junior Islanders 5:30pm Twin Rinks Ice Center
U16 01/31/2015 PAL Junior Islanders 4:15pm Twin Rinks Ice Center
U18 02/01/2015 PAL Junior Islanders 9:30am Twin Rinks Ice Center
U16 02/01/2015 PAL Junior Islanders 7:45am Twin Rinks Ice Center

Skipjacks Celebrate Second Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game With Big Win Over the Springfield Pics

By Edward Pendergrast – Skipjacks Beat Reporter

On December 20 the Skipjacks U18 team hosted the Springfield Pics at Piney Orchard Ice Rink in the Second Annual Teddy Bear Toss game.  By any measure the game was a huge success as the Skipjacks cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Springfield Pics.  The Teddy Bear toss was an even greater success than last year’s inaugural event as an enthusiastic crowd of approximately 600 people tossed 353 teddy bears on to the ice after the first Skipjacks goal.  Both the attendance and the number of teddy bears exceeded last year’s total. The fans did not have to wait long as Rylan Cratsenberg scored at the 1:25 mark of the 1st period with assists from Reid Bibb and Ivan Yuryev.

Keifer Garrity, Zach Martin, Ivan Yuryev and Danny Widmar rounded out the scoring for the Skipjacks.  Max Kerner earned the win in goal by stopping 14 of the 15 shots he faced.

All teddy bears tossed on the the ice are donated by the Skipjacks Hockey Club to the Children’s National Medical Center.

2013-2014 Skipjacks U16 highlights

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