Four of the Valley Jr. Warriors teams ended regular season play in the #1 spot of their division in the Elite 9 Hockey League: U14/2001E Half Season (8-0-1), 2002 Elite (28-1-3), 2003 Elite (28-1-3) and 2006E (23-4-5) who ended the season in a nail biting race to the top spot with the Boston Advantage 06E team. Way to go Warriors... good luck in the playoffs!
When the puck drops at TD Garden this Monday night Bobo Carpenter, Collin White and Casey Fitzgerald will join the long list of Jr. Warrior Alums who have played in the Beanpot Tournament. In addition to these 3 freshman, 8 other VJW Alums will compete for the 64th Beanpot making this the 3rd straight year that the Warriors represented 10% of the players in this illustrious event.
Team USA meets Russia in the Semi Finals of the IIHF World Junior Championship at 1PM January 4th. VJW Alum Colin White (3-4-7) has a point in four of the five games played. Follow more on USAhockey.com
...Hard to believe it was less than four years ago that Hanifin, a Norwood, Mass native and a bona fide blue-chip defenseman, was patrolling the blue line for the Valley Warriors Bantam Majors...