All-Star Game 2017

Brendaan Lee of WA scored on a breakaway with 1:10 remaining in a 3 on 3 overtime to give the White Team (WA, PA, BM, Sem) a 5 to 4 victory over the BlueTeam (SQ, CR, VW, HZ) in the NEPASHL All Star game played Saturday night at Coal Street Rink.  The white team had scored with 1:02 remaining in the third period to force overtime. 

 
Thanks to Bill Weiss (WA) and Chip Marrara SQ) for coaching the two teams. 
 

For the White Team 

Goals 
  • Alex Cronowski
  • Brendan Lee (2)
  • Ryan Winters
  • Caleb Travis
Assists
  • KC Medico (2)
  • Corey McAndrew
  • Geoffry Walton
Spencer Stirewalt made 25 saves on 29 shots
 

For the Blue Team

Goals
  • T.J. Kulak (2)
  • Preston Shearer
  • Mike Paisley
Assists
  • Shane Angle
  • Adam Harbaugh
  • Avery Pruden
  • Ryan Boland
Mike Novatack had 22 saves on 25 shots
Ken Vought had 22 saves on 24 shots. 
 
Thank you to all the players and coaches for their participation.
 
Thank you as well to Lenny Belles and Nick Michalsin for a well-officiated game. 
 
That concludes the NEPASHL season for 2016 – 2017
 
237 days until Opening night of the 2017 – 2018 season Friday November 3rd, 2017.
 
Have a good summer. 

2016-2017 Champions!

The 2016-2017 season finished with two exciting one-goal games for the championships.  Congratulations to both Susquehanna and Wyoming Area for their wins tonight!

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Championship Monday

The 2016-17 season is in the books for all but two teams as the Susquehanna Varsity and JV teams as well as the Wyoming Area Varsity and JV teams advance to the finals.  Good luck to both teams!

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Playoff Scores

It’s the end of another NEPASHL season.  Playoff schedule and scores can be found below or on the playoffs page.  Once again, good luck to all teams!

Varsity (2016-2017 Playoffs)

DateEventTime/ResultsCompetitionSeasonVenueArticle
2017-02-21 19:45:48February 21, 2017 Pittston Area @ Susquehanna1 - 2Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-22 18:00:07February 22, 2017 Hazleton @ Wyoming Area2 - 6Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-22 19:45:12February 22, 2017 Valley West @ Back Mountain6 - 3Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-23 19:45:14February 23, 2017 Wyoming Seminary @ Crestwood4 - 6Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-24 20:45:27February 24, 2017 Valley West @ Susquehanna0 - 6Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 2Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-24 21:30:33February 24, 2017 Crestwood @ Wyoming Area2 - 5Varsity2016-2017 Playoff Round 2Toyota Sports PlexRecap
2017-02-27 19:15:36February 27, 2017 Championship - Wyoming Area @ Susquehanna3 - 4Varsity2016-2017 ChampionshipToyota Sports PlexRecap

JV (2016-2017 Playoffs)

DateEventTime/ResultsCompetitionSeasonVenueArticle
2017-02-24 17:15:45February 24, 2017 Valley West @ Back Mountain1 - 11JV2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-24 19:00:09February 24, 2017 Crestwood @ Hazleton3 - 6JV2016-2017 Playoff Round 1Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-25 20:00:14February 25, 2017 Back Mountain @ Susquehanna1 - 11JV2016-2017 Playoff Round 2Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-25 21:45:17February 25, 2017 Hazleton @ Wyoming Area4 - 5JV2016-2017 Playoff Round 2Revolution Rink #2Recap
2017-02-27 17:30:18February 27, 2017 Championship - Susquehanna @ Wyoming Area4 - 5JV2016-2017 ChampionshipToyota Sports PlexRecap

Updated Playoff Rules

The following apply to both Varsity and JV Playoff games:

  • No reseeding after each round
  • There is running clock during all games of the playoffs including the final if there is a 6 goals lead in the third period – if deficit is reduced to 4, regular clock rules apply
  • First round overtime games are 5 minutes and then a 3 person shoot out
  • Second round overtime games are 5 minute and then a 3 person shoot out
  • Final game is one 10 minute overtime period and then a 3 person shoot out

Shoot Out Rules

  • 3 person shoot out
  • If still tied after 3 person shoot , sudden death 1 player from each team shoot out.
  • No player may repeat until ever eligible member of his team has shot
  • Team with fewest number of shooters resets both teams after their players have shot

Hockey Weekend Across America

Hockey Week Across America begins Sunday (Feb. 19) and runs through Feb. 26. Typically a weekend celebration, USA Hockey expanded the initiative to a week this year in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Hockey Weekend Across America. Started in 2008 by USA Hockey, HWAA is an effort to celebrate the game of hockey and those involved at all levels and also expose the game to new audiences. This year’s week-long celebration includes a special theme for each day, including the traditional themes of Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day (Friday), Try Hockey Day (Saturday) and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes (Sunday), but this year also includes individual days to salute players (Monday), coaches (Tuesday), officials (Wednesday) and local rinks (Thursday).Interested in hosting a Try Hockey for Free event? Click here for more information or to register.

Source: Hockey Weekend Across America

Playoffs!

Schedules have been updated for playoffs.  Two JV games are TBD based on the outcome of Friday’s make-up game.  See the schedule page for details.

Playoff game rules are below:
  • No reseeding after each round
  • There is running clock during all games of the playoffs including the final.
  • First round overtime games are 5 minutes and then a 3 person shoot out
  • Second round overtime games are 10 minute (5 minute for JV) and then a 3 person shoot out
  • Final Varsity game is 16 minute overtime periods until there is an winner. Ice cut after first overtime.
  • Final JV game is one10 minute overtime period and then a 3 person shoot out
Shoot Out Rules
  • 3 person shoot out
  • If still tied after 3 person shoot, sudden death 1 player from each team shoot out.
  • No player may repeat until ever eligible member of his team has shot
  • Team with fewest number of shooters resets both teams after their players have shot

Final Week of Regular Season Games

As we enter our final week of play, it looks like Susquehanna has clinched the top spot with 24 points, 3 points ahead of second place Wyoming Area!  With three games left to play, it looks like Crestwood still has a chance to takeover second place.  Good luck to all teams!