We have a date for our Rochester tournament, February 24th and 25th. Saturday & Sunday. We
also have the Roger Robach Community Center at Charlotte Beach for a party afterwards. Nancy McCullough and Athena Kobryn
will be in charge of the dinner, so any help you can give them will be greatly appreciated. There will be raffle baskets,
so everyone who donates will have a chance to win. If you have an idea for a different way to raise funds,
please contact me. 723-8996.
Teams to attend; St Catherine's (Canada) Heat - Albany Cougars - New
Jersey Daredevils and the Rochester
Saturday 2:40 Albany Cougars
vs. St. Catherines
3:30 New Jersey vs. Rochester Ice Cats
4:30 "C" Level All Stars
5:20 "A & B" Level All Stars
Sunday 1:00 Albany/New Jersey vs. Rochester
Rochester IceCats First Annual Invitational
The Rochester IceCats took the plunge and hosted their first Invitational this year on February 18th and 19th at SIR.
Teams invited were St. Catherine's Heat, Albany Cougars, New Jersey Daredevils, and New York Raptors. All
told, about 150 players, parents and friends attended. To drop the puck for the first game at 1pm was Hall of Famer
Scott Metcalf, #10 for the Rochester Americans. It sure was an eye opener for him and his father, and we appreciated
them taking time out of their busy weekend to stop by. Scotty was impressed when one of the Ice Cats stopped the play
to help a Canadian he had first knocked down. Not quite the game he is used to playing.
Albany and New Jersey took the ice for the second game, and the MOOSE showed up to drop the puck to start them off.
Game Three and Four were All-star games combining all the teams to each play at their level. At 5 pm everyone
was invited to the Community Center at Charlotte Beach for dinner. Thanks to Nancy McCullough, Vicki Rowland, Athena
Kobryn, and Carol Greer for running the dinner. Next time, maybe we could use a little more sloppy joe!!! HAHAHA
Sunday was a two hour game with the US Teams until everyone had had enough. Things seemed to go well, and
we have lots of ideas for next years event.