Here at HockeyClan, we are thankful for one thing — Hockey!
From coast-to-coast, over 900 players from 60 teams hit the ice in both California and North Carolina for a OneHockey Thanksgiving weekend, and when the ice chips settled 13 teams skated off as champions.
Thirty-one teams from The Golden State were in action along with squads from Alaska, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia as well as teams from the Canadian province of Ontario playing in over 100 games, simultaneously, coast-to-coast at The Polar Ice House in Wake Forest, N.C. and The Ice Den in Carlsbad and Riverside, CA.
“We killed it — every team who attended added OneHockey to their number one most fun favorite tournament to attend,” OneHockey CEO Sebastien Fortier said. “Wake Forest Polar Ice is fun to host tournaments and music was pumping all weekend. We are making a HUGE statement in this area and all tournaments will sell out for years to come!
Tournament Director Shaun Lund echoed Fortier’s sentiments out on the West Coast.
“The Thanksgiving California event was awesome — we had a team from Oakville, Ontario, the Rangers, KPHA from Alaska and the Grizzlies from Utah,” Lund said. “With the addition of our new beanies, or “toques as Canadians call them, all the kids were running around with them — they were a hit.
“Championship games were all very exciting,” Lund said. “Our chipmunk mascot was entertaining and the interviews were rocking. California was once again a huge success.”
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ONEHOCKEY CALIFORNIA TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
FINAL — Goldrush1 10, Goldrush2 4 (8U E)
Goldrush1 MVPs – Mason Eskenazi, Gavin Reskey
Goldrush2 MVPs – Cameron Panza, Samuel Fleishman
FINAL — Penguins 11, Jr. Reign Silver 5 (8U S)
Penguins MVPs – Colliver VanAssen, Charles Hubble
Jr. Reign Silver MVPs – Andrew Ace Morales, Wade Wonser
FINAL — Jr. Reign Black 5, Ice Dogs 3 (10U B)
Jr. Reign Black MVPs – Jake Custode, Caleb Faulkner
Ice Dogs MVPs – Hunter Valentine, Maddox Rossi
FINAL — Jr. Kings 2, Jr. Reign Black 0 (14U AA)
Jr. Kings MVPs – Hayden Labovitch, Kayden Roloff
Jr. Reign Black MVPs – Cody Boctor, Cooper Meketarian
FINAL — Bosco 5, San Diego Jets 3 (JV)
Bosco MVPs – Kevin Zamazal, Johnathon Rubio
Jets MVPs – Zach Reynolds, Breccan Kelly
FINAL — Oakville Rangers 4, KPHA 3 (Varsity)
Oakville Rangers MVPs – Aiden Taylor, Andrew Delage
KPHA MVPs – Caden Warren, Wyatt Medcoff
ONEHOCKEY RALEIGH TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
FINAL — Carolina Rage 6, Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 4 (8U A)
Carolina Rage MVPs – Eamon Walters, Brayden Furgala
Carolina Jr. Hurricanes Super 8 MVPs – Parker Glenn, Brooks Brind’Amour
FINAL — Charlotte Rush 5, Atlanta Jr. Phoenix 1 (8U B)
FINAL — Charlotte Rush 2, Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 1 (10U A)
Charlotte Rush MVPs – Caden Calderazzo, Angelo Spinazzola
Carolina Jr. Hurricanes Polley MVPs – Devin Simmonds, Oliver Leiner
FINAL — Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 6, Carolina Rage 4 (12U A)
Carolina Jr. Hurricanes MVPs – Evan Worczak, Ashley Smith
Carolina Rage MVPs – Layden Anderson, Luke Schairer
FINAL — Carolina Rage 3, Jr. Canes 2 (14U A)
Carolina Rage MVPs – Owen Draddy, Dawson Anderson
Jr. Canes Bantam MVPs – Josh Zsu, Mason Jeaves
FINAL — Oakville Rangers 4, Potomac Patriots 1 (18U A)
Oakville Rangers MVPs – Nolan Bourdeau, Ethan Blake
Potomac Patriots MVPs – Aiden Sullivan, Lane Miller
Written by John Christian Hageny / @JCCSPORTS
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