Thursday, February 7, 2013
Saline is among the sixty teams throughout Michigan that will compete in the hockey showcase through Feb. 10 at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea.
The third annual Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase is under way at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea this week. The tournament is the largest high school athletic showcase and the largest public high school showcase in the history of high school athletics in Michigan. [Upload your MPHSH tournament photos on Saline Patch!] Sixty teams from Division I, II, and III public high schools from around the state are participating. Saline High School tied the St. Clair Saints 5-5 on Feb. 6. The team takes on Grand Blanc on Friday, Feb. 8. Here's a look at how the teams are performing so far. Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 6 For a complete schedule of games, visit MPHSH website.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Tickets are still available for Dec. 21 charity game at Plymouth’s Compuware Arena.
Red and blue may not be Christmas colors, but the two will face off in the spirit of the season to raise funds for the family of fallen West Bloomfield Police Department Officer Patrick O'Rourke. The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association and the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children will hit the ice at Compuware Arena in Plymouth Dec. 21 to play a charity hockey game, the proceeds of which will be donated to the O'Rourke Family Trust. O'Rourke, 39, was fatally shot Sept. 9 while responding with other officers to what police believed could have been a suicidal man. The incident sparked a barricaded gunman standoff that ended when police found the suspect, Ricky Coley, 50, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. O'Rourke was the department's …
Radio crew sees four OHL games in four night trip.
The National Hockey League lockout has people from all walks of life looking for a hockey fix. In Plymouth, Whaler alums Chad LaRose, John Mitchell, Jared Boll, and James Winsiewski have been joined by NHL players Tim Gleason and Jack Johnson to skate with the Whalers during practice this season. David Legwand skates so frequently the Whalers decided to give him a stall. In Nashville, The Penalty Box Program with ESPN 102.5 FM The Game wanted to re-set their passion for hockey. So Penalty Box host Justin Bradford, with “Big Ben” Butzbach, Michael Reed, Glynne Blackwell and Brittany Wesemann drove from Nashville to take in four OHL games in four-days (Dec. 6-9) through Saginaw, Sarnia, Plymouth and Windsor. They also took a tour of the …
Friday, July 27, 2012
The United State National Team Development Program is looking for families to open their homes to some of the best young hockey players in the country.
Jimmy Howard. Patrick Kane. Jack Johnson. These are just three of the more than 60 National Hockey League players who stopped in Washtenaw County on the way to fulfilling their big league dreams. Each year, Washtenaw County families open their homes to 46 of the best young hockey players in America. They play in the United State National Team Development Program, launched in 1996 by USA Hockey to identify and train the country’s best players. Based out of the Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, which is also home to the Saline Hornets varsity hockey team, the US NTDP ices two teams that play across the country and around the world. The US NTDP is looking for host families to put up young hockey players for the season. What’s it like having a future …