2014 PENGUINS YOUTH CUP RESULTS!

Twenty-three teams and 207 players participated in the Penguins Youth Cup street hockey tournament March 8-9 at District 2 rink, Banksville. The District 2 rink is part of the Penguins’ Project Power Play! Results were:   Penguin (7-9 year-old; 5 teams) Final: Murrysville A 5, Jr. DekRats 0 Semifinals: Murrysville A 8, Brookline 0 Jr. […]

2014 MID-WEST REGIONAL RESULTS!

Street Hockey USA hosted the annual Mid-West Regional tournament Feb. 8-9 at Hot Shots Indoor Sports Arena, Scottdale. Thirty-eight teams and over 550 players participated. Results were: Adult Rec Street (20 teams) Final: Penn Hills 2, American Lite (Cranberry) 0 Semifinals: Penn Hills 4, Reservoir Dogs (Lancaster) 2 American Lite 1, Top Flight (Penn Hills) […]

2013 LEMIEUX FOUNDATION 4×4 RESULTS!

Forty-two teams and 378 players participated in the Lemieux Foundation 4×4 tournament Oct. 4-6 at Collier Park Dekhockey, Oakdale. Results were: Penguin (7-9 year-old; 10 teams) Final: Warriors Black 2, Warriors Gold 1 (shootout) Third-place game: Murrysville 4, Sharks Gold 2 Semifinals: Warriors Black 3, Murrysville 2 Warriors Gold 1, Sharks Gold 0 (shootout) Quarterfinals: […]

2013 FALL CLASSIC RESULTS!

Street Hockey USA hosted the annual Fall Classic tournament Sept. 14-15 at Hot Shots Indoor Sports Arena, Scottdale. Thirty-one teams and over 450 players participated. Results were: Adult B street (8 teams) Final: Arsenal (Penn Hills) 5, Four Aces (Philadelphia) 0 Semifinals: Four Aces 2, Fusion Killer B’s (Buffalo) 1 (shootout) Arsenal 4, Stars & […]

TYSON LAJOIE (3.24.86-7.26.13)

I coached Tyson Lajoie in the 2004 and 2006 World Junior Championships. He was one of my favorite players ever. Tyson was always respectful. He always called me “coach,” even for years after. Tyson did what he was told, but created on top of that. He sensed when it was time to color outside the […]

REFEREES: WHAT MATTERS

Referees are the most important facet of any street hockey business, whether you run leagues or tournaments. Referees are the most direct conduit to your customers. THE REFEREES REPRESENT YOU. Your business will be largely judged by how customers perceive your referees. Yet, I’ve never seen any situation mangled more consistently. MANGLED. It’s hard to […]

2013 STREET HOCKEY USA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

An all-time high of 48 teams (over 750 players) participated in the 18th annual Street Hockey USA National Championships at RMU Island Sports Center in Pittsburgh. Results were: Adult B Street (10 teams) Final: Stars & Snipez (Pittsburgh) 4, Team Niagara (Ontario) 2 Semifinals: Stars & Snipez 4, Empire (Murrysville, Pa.) 1 Team Niagara 5, […]

2013 MID-WEST REGIONAL RESULTS!

Street Hockey USA hosted the annual Mid-West Regional tournament Feb. 9-10 at Hot Shots Indoor Sports Arena, Scottdale. Thirty-six teams and over 500 players participated. Results were: Adult Rec Street (17 teams) Final: Penn Hills 3, Top Flight (Penn Hills) 2 (OT) Semifinals: Penn Hills 2, Tough Guys (Penn Hills) 1 (shootout) Top Flight 1, […]

CROSBY HITS THE DEK!

By Seth Rorabaugh / Post-Gazette.com (posted 12.17.12) For Sidney Crosby, a by-product of the NHL’s lockout is an inordinate amount of free time. Construction of a new house in Sewickley has occupied a portion of that time as well as other activities, such as attending concerts at Consol Energy Center. Dek hockey can be added […]

2012 PENGUINS 4×4 RESULTS!

Forty-eight teams and 432 players participated in the annual Penguins Power Play Street Hockey tournament, hosted Nov. 9-11 by DekStar Dekhockey, Ohio Township. Team Pittsburgh’s facility in Brighton Heights served as an auxiliary site Nov. 10. Play was 4-on-4: Wide-open with plenty of scoring chances! The results were: Youth 7-9 (6 teams): Championship game: Team […]