The 2023-2024 Junior Everblades hockey season has commenced. 10UAA, 10UA1, 10UA2, 12UAA, and 12UA2 faced off at the Labor Day Barn Burner Tournament in Wesley Chapel. While 12UA1 and 14UAA battled for the banner at the Greater Orlando Labor Day Tournament in Orlando. The 8U Minor and Major teams headed to the Labor Day Mites Jamboree at Power Pole Arena and Xtra Ice. 16UAA was invited to play the Stars and Stripes Invitational Showcase in New Jersey. JEB teams battled through the weekend, hoping to take home the championships in their respective divisions.
10UAA, returning coaches, Coach Ernie Hartlieb and Coach Rene Gauthier, battled through the semi-finals to make it to the championship game. In the final, 10UAA beat the Tampa Bulls and took home the banner.
Coaches Ryan Vesce and Matt Spiller led 10A1 to the finals against Clearwater Ice Storm but fell short of the championship win by an OT Ice Storm goal.
10A2, coached by Austin Petersen rallied an undefeated 5-0 weekend record. The team battled the Atlanta Madhatters in the finals and took home the championship title.
12UA1, coached by returning HC Charlie Linglet, faced off in the finals against the Palm Beach Hawks RED. After a hard-fought battle, they placed second.
The 8U Minors and 8U Majors finished second in the Mite Labor Day jamboree at Xtra Ice. We are looking forward to another great season of hockey!