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TOLEDO DROPS PAIR TO METRO

(PICK UP ONE POINT ON WEEKEND)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee dropped a pair of games this weekend in a home and home series with the Metro Jets.

On Friday in Waterford MI the Cherokee fell to the Jets 3-2 in a shoot-out. Zach Swanson (Temperance MI) and Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH) scored in the loss.Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) and Mark McGee (Canton MI) picked up assists. Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) made 19 saves in the loss. Zalecki scored the lone Toledo goal in the shoot-out.

“We had trouble closing out games this weekend, when your leading after two periods you have to make sure you close the deal and we didn’t do that. Even though we only picked up one point I like where our team is at heading into an off week, we need to rest and get ready for our next stretch of games.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The Cherokee dropped the back end of the home and home series 6-5 on Saturday. Toledo couldn’t hold onto a two goal lead heading to the 3rd period as Metro would score three goals in the period. Toledo managed to score four power play goals and an even strength goal in the second period. Austin Turner (Temperance MI) and David Bogart (Northwood OH) each had a pair of PP goals. Kyler Omey (Sylvania OH) added a goal. Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) had three assists while Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI) added two helpers. Brody Duncan (Toledo OH), Cam Schwartz (Warren MI), Zalecki, Estrel, and Omey each picked up an assist. Callan took the loss making 20 saves.

Toledo is idle until they travel to Cincinnati in two weeks to take on the Swords.

NOTES: The Cherokee are currently selling raffle tickets for the annual Toledo Cherokee Reverse Raffle being held on Saturday October 25th. For more information please contact Carey Manders at cmanders2@bex.net



CHEROKEE SET TO TAKE ON METRO

(HOME AND HOME SERIES)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee members of the NA3HL get ready for two game set against the Metro Jets this Friday and Saturday. The Cherokee will travel to Waterford MI on Friday to take on the Jets at 7:50PM inside Lakeland Arena.

On Saturday the Cherokee will host the Jets in the back end of the home and home series, face off is set for 7:00PM at the Ice House.

“This is a big weekend for us, we need to continue to get points. The top four spots are tight and we need to be at our best to maintain our position within the division.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Fans that are unable to attend the games this weekend can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Toledo Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

NOTES: Forward Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH) was awarded 1st star of the week award in the NA3HL East division. Mark McGee (Canton MI) was named honorable mention this week.

The Cherokee are currently selling raffle tickets for the annual Toledo Cherokee Reverse Raffle being held on Saturday October 25th. For more information please contact Carey Manders at cmanders2@bex.net

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


NORTH AMERICAN 3 HOCKEY LEAGUE

 

MEDIA RELEASE

October 14, 2014

Contact: Alex Kyrias

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NA3HL announces Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton

Honors this week go to Cody Estrel of Toledo

 

FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton for the week ending October 12, 2014. The divisional stars of the week is an award given each week of the regular season to the top performing players in each of the five divisions of the NA3HL as nominated by their head coaches.

East Division Star of the Week: Cody Estrel, forward, Toledo Cherokee

The Toledo Cherokee held onto their lead in the East Division thanks to a weekend home sweep of the Cincinnati Swords. Leading the way was 18-year-old forward Cody Estrel. The native of Sylvania, Ohio had five points (1 goal, 4 assists) in the two wins and was also a +4. On Friday, Estrel (5’11/180) had a goal and two assists in a 5-2 win. On Saturday, Estrel had two more assists in a 5-1 win. Estrel is tied for the team scoring lead with 13 points in 11 games played. “Cody and his line mates were dominant this weekend. When Cody is going he can take over a game and that’s what he did this weekend,” said Toledo head coach Kenny Miller.

2nd Star:Tyler Speis, F, Pittsburgh Vengeance

Honorable Mention (alphabetical):Brandon Desrosiers, F, Southern Tier Xpress – Mark McGee, F, Toledo Cherokee –Jacob Stack, G, Pittsburgh Vegeance

About the NA3HL

Now in its fifth season, the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of eight USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification. The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the North American Hockey League (NAHL), is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes whose youth options are limited but are still reaching their potential and have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association. For more information, visit www.na3hl.com


CHEROKEE EARN TWO GAME SWEEP

(REMAIN IN FIRST PLACE)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee of the NA3HL skated away with a two game sweep against the Cincinnati Swords this weekend at the Team Toledo Ice House by the score of 5-2 and 5-1.

On Friday the Cherokee picked up two points with 5-2 win. Toledo got two goals from Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI). Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH), Kyler Omey (Sylvania OH) and Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH) each added a goal in the win. Evan Heldt (Sylvania OH), Mark McGee (Canton MI), Zalecki and Estrel each added two assists. Austin Turner (Temperance MI) and Jimmy Howell (Allen Park MI) had one assist in the win . Aaron Callan picked up his league leading 6th win of the season making 30 saves in the win.

“I thought our guys played good this weekend, we battled and controlled play for most of the two games and when we got four lines going like we did it makes the game much easier for us.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Toledo finished off the two game sweep with a dominating 5-1 win on Saturday. McGee scored his first two goals in a Cherokee uniform while Turner also added a pair of markers. Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) added a goal for Toledo. Zach Swanson (Temperance MI), Zalecki, Pisanti and Estrel each added two assists. Omey and Turner picked up one assist. Glen Bates (Ida MI) earned the victory in net making 23 saves for his 2nd win of the year.

The Cherokee will return to action this weekend when they travel to Waterford MI on Friday to take on the Metro Jets before returning to the Ice House on Saturday to host the same Jets. Saturday’s face off is set for 7:00PM

Fans unable to attend the game can catch all the action at www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

NOTES: The Cherokee are currently selling raffle tickets for the annual Toledo Cherokee Reverse Raffle being held on Saturday October 25th. For more information please contact Carey Manders at cmanders2@bex.net

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


CHEROKEE HOME THIS WEEKEND

(TAKE ON CINCINNATI FRIDAY AND SATURDAY)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee (6-3-1) return to action this weekend with a two game series at the Team Toledo Ice House against the Cincinnati Swords (2-4-1).

The two teams will play Friday and Saturday. Face off is set for 7:00PM both nights.

The Cherokee are coming off a weekend split with the West Michigan Wolves after dropping Saturday’s home contest 4-3. Toledo is 2-2 at the Ice House so far this season. “As a group we need to play better at home, after four games in our rink we need to have a better home record.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Cincinnati split a weekend series with the Port Hope Mallards in the Queen City last weekend.

“We know they will be ready to play, it will be important for us to get off to a good start Friday night.” Added Miller

The Cherokee will be without services of veteran forwards Michael Pisanti (Temperance MI) and Brody Duncan (Toledo OH) for Friday night’s game. Toledo will have a new face in the lineup with the team announcing they have acquired forward Mark McGee (Canton MI) from the La Crosse Freeze. McGee spent last season with the Flint Junior Generals.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate for only $5.00.

For more information on the Toledo Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

NOTES: The Cherokee are currently selling raffle tickets for the annual Toledo Cherokee Reverse Raffle being held on Saturday October 25th. For more information please contact Carey Manders at cmanders@bex.net

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


NORTH AMERICAN 3 HOCKEY LEAGUE

 

MEDIA RELEASE

October 3, 2014

Contact: Alex Kyrias

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NA3HL announces monthly player awards for September

Toledo’s Aaron Callan named the Vaughn NA3HL Goaltender of the Month

 

FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) has announced its monthly player awards for the month of September. The Vaughn NA3HL Goaltender of the Month is Aaron Callan from the Toledo Cherokee. Only players who are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the NA3HL monthly awards.

Vaughn NA3HL Goaltender of the Month: Aaron Callan, Toledo Cherokee

It was a busy month for Toledo goaltender Aaron Callan, 18, in September. He led the league in games played, minutes played, wins, shots faced and saves. The South Lyon, Michigan native totaled 150 saves during the month while posting a very nice 94.9% save percentage and 1.42 goals against average. Four of the six games that Callan (5’11/165) played in during the month were on the road. He was named the East Division Star of the Week back on September 17th. In his first four games during the month, Callan only allowed two goals. “Aaron played really well during the month. He was big reason we started undefeated. He has been our best player so far this year. He competes all the time, not just in games. He controls his rebounds very well and heis giving our team a chance to win and coming up with a big save when needed,” said Toledo head coach Kenny Miller.

Runner-Up (tie):Sam Goetsch, Granite City Lumberjacks & Grant Martens, Helena Bighorns

Honorable Mention (alphabetical):Tyler Geloneck, Souther Tier Xpress – Billy Hindle, St. Louis Jr. Blues –Chris Johansen, Wisconsin Whalers – Brandon Kruger, Cincinnati Swords -Ross Lipic, Peoria Mustangs – Brett Malkmus, Topeka Capitals – Dakota McDonald, Breezy Point North Stars –Cooper Seedot, Point Mallard Ducks – Cole Semchak, Billings Bulls –Jacob Stack, Pittsburgh Vengeance - Chance Turner, Dallas Jr. Stars –Hunter Vorva, West Michigan Wolves

 

About Easton

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About Vaughn

Vaughn is the official Goaltending Equipment Partner to the NAHL and serves as the Preferred Goaltending Equipment Supplier of the NA3HL and NAPHL. Founded in 1982, Vaughn became one of the first major hockey production companies to use multiple foam layers in equipment. As strictly a goalie equipment company, the main focus for Vaughn is the innovation and quality of their product. Visit Vaughn online at: www.vaughnhockey.com

About the NA3HL

Now in its fifth season, the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of eight USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification. The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the North American Hockey League (NAHL), is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes whose youth options are limited but are still reaching their potential and have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association. For more information, visit www.na3hl.com


CHEROKEE SPLIT WEEKEND SERIES

(POWER PLAY SCORES 5 GOALS ON WEEKEND)

 

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee (6-3-1) split a two game set against the West Michigan Wolves (4-3) this past weekend.

On Friday the Cherokee picked up a 5-0 win on the road scoring 4 power play goals in the contest. Austin Turner (Temperance MI) led the way with two goals, David Bogart (Northwood OH), Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) and Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) also scored for Toledo. Cam Schwartz (Warren MI) picked up 3 assists while Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH) had 2 helpers. Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI), Tristin Snyder (Oregon OH), Jimmy Howell (Allen Park) and Roschinsky each added an assist. Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) picked up his 2nd shutout of the season making 35 saves.

“Our special team play was real good this weekend, but as a group we need to be better five on five in order to have success in this league, we will have a hard week of practice as we prepare for a hungry Cincinnati team.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The two teams returned to the Team Toledo Ice House on Saturday with the Wolves picking up the 4-3 win. Zalecki, Turner and Bogart scored for Toledo in the loss. Estrel assisted on the first 2 goals of the game for Toledo. Zach Swanson (Temperance MI), Pisanti, Roschinsky, Howell, each added an assist. Callan took the loss making 22 saves on 26 shots.

The Toledo Cherokee return home for two games this weekend versus the Cincinnati Swords. On Friday the puck will drop at 7:00PM. The two teams will wrap up the series on Saturday at 7:00PM

Fans unable to attend the game can catch al the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

Tickets for both Friday and Saturday nights game are only $5.00 at the door.

 

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

 

GO CHEROKEE!!!


CHEROKEE RETURN HOME SATURDAY

(TAKE ON WEST MICHIGAN IN HOME AND HOME SERIES)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee will return to the Team Toledo Ice House on Saturday evening as they play host to the West Michigan Wolves face of is set for 7:00PM.

Toledo will travel to Battle Creek on Friday night to open the home and home series. Puck will drop at 7:00PM

The Cherokee look to get back on track after dropping an overtime loss last Sunday in New York versus the Southern Tier Express. “I didn’t think we were at our best last weekend, I feel we’ve had a good week of practice and it’s time to get out on the ice and see if it carries over into the games this weekend.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Rookie Cam Schwartz (Warren MI) leads the Cherokee with 8 points in 8 games, while goaltender Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) has 4 wins between the pipes for Toledo.

Tickets for Saturday’s game at the ice House are only $5.00 and can purchase at the gate.

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEROKEE!!!


CHEROKEE DROP TWO GAMES IN JAMESTOWN

(REMAIN IN 1ST PLACE IN NA3HL EAST DIVISION)

 

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee traveled to Jamestown NY this past weekend for a two game series against the Southern Tier Express.

On Saturday the Cherokee dropped the contest 5-3 in front of 1,138 fans, Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI), Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) and DavidBogart (Northwood OH) scored for Toledo in the loss. Cam Schwartz (Warren MI) picked up three assists while Brody Duncan (Toledo OH) and Roschinsky each added one assist. Glen Bates (Ida MI) took the loss making 29 saves.

In Sunday’s matinee game the Cherokee battled back from being 2-0 to tie the game before losing in overtime 3-2. Zach Swanson (Temperance MI) scored his first goal of the season with Kyler Omey (Sylvania OH) assisting on the power play goal. Cam Schwartz continued his hot streak scoring late in the 3rd period to tie the score at 2-2.

The Express would get the game winner just 1:12 into overtime to grab the win.Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) made 30 saves to help his team earn a much needed point on the road. With Toledo’s OTL they picked up one point on the weekend and still hold down 1st place in the tight East division.

The Cherokee will play a home and home series versus the West Michigan Wolves this Friday and Saturday. On Friday the Cherokee will travel to Battle Creek face off is set for 7:00PM. The teams will return to the Team Toledo Ice House on Saturday to wrap up the two game set puck will drop at 7:00PM.

Fans unable to attend the games this weekend can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Cherokee visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com


CHEROKEE HEAD EAST TO TAKE ON SOUTHERN TIER

(TWO GAME SET IN JAMESTOWN NY)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee will travel to Western New York this weekend for a two game series against the expansion Southern Tier Express

On Saturday night the puck will drop at 7:30PM inside the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The Cherokee sit atop the East division with a record of 5-1 good for 10 points while the Express hold down the third spot in the division with a record of 3-1 and 6 points.

“We know we are going to have to be at our best this weekend, we are going into a place no one within our organization is familiar with so as a group we have to be ready to play.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

 

The two teams will finish up the series on Sunday with a 1:00PM start time.

Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) and Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI) lead the way for the Cherokee with 3 goals apiece. Goaltenders Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) and Glen Bates (Ida MI) have a combined GAA of 1.67 after five games.

Fans unable to make the trip to Jamestown can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Cherokee be sure to visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEROKEE!!!!!


TOLEDO SPLITS TWO GAME SET WITH CLEVELAND

(PICK UP 3-2 SHOOT-OUT WIN ON SATURDAY)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee split a two game set versus in-state rival Cleveland this weekend at the Team Toledo Ice House.

On Friday the Jr. Jacks shut the Cherokee out by a score of 3-0. Toledo fired 48 shots on net during the contest, Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) took the loss for Toledo making 24 saves on 27 shots. Toledo went 0-7 on the power-play. “Even though we threw lots of pucks at the net I didn’t think we were as sharp as past games.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The two teams faced off again on Saturday evening in Toledo with the Cherokee picking up a 3-2 win in a shoot-out.Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) led the way with both Toledo goals in regulation.Cam Schwartz (Warren MI) netted the game winner in the shoot-out. Glen Bates (Ida MI) made his second start in goal for the Cherokee making 27 saves for his first NA3HL win. Zalecki started the scoring midway thru the 1st period with assists going to Austin Turner (Temperance MI) and Jimmy Howell (Allen Park MI). After Cleveland took a 2-1 lead late in the 3rd Zalecki would get the equalizer to knot the score at 2-2 Brody Duncan (Toledo OH) and Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) assisted on the tally.

The Cherokee will travel to Western New York this weekend to take on the expansion Southern Tier Express. Saturdays game begins at 7:30PM. The two teams will wrap up the weekend series on Saturday with a 1:00PM puck drop.

Fans unable to attend the games can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


TOLEDO CHEROKEE RETURN HOME THIS WEEKEND

(PLAY HOST TO CLEVELAND)

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the NA3HL will return to the Team Toledo Ice House this Friday and Saturday to play host to their in-state rival the Cleveland Junior Lumberjacks. Face for both games is set for 7:00PM

Toledo is coming off a weekend where they picked up four out of four points against the Metro Jets. The Cherokee won both games 4-1. Cleveland played one game last weekend dropping the contest 5-0 to Pittsburgh.

“Last week was a good week for us but it is time to move on and get ready for a Cleveland team that we know will be ready to play.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

The Cherokee currently sit atop the East division with 8 points after 4 games. Cleveland has only played 2 games losing both.

Team Captain David Bogart (Northwood OH) leads the team in points with 6 assists, while net minder Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) has played all four games in net for the Cherokee picking up 4 wins.

Fans unable to attend the games this weekend can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

For more information on the Cherokee please be sure to check our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


NORTH AMERICAN 3 HOCKEY LEAGUE

 

MEDIA RELEASE

September 18, 2014

Contact: Alex Kyrias

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NA3HL announces Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton

Honors go to Aaron Callan of Toledo

 

FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton for the week ending September 14, 2014. The divisional stars of the week is an award given each week of the regular season to the top performing players in each of the four divisions of the NA3HL as nominated by their head coaches.

East Division Star of the Week: Aaron Callan, G, Toledo Cherokee

Toledo Cherokee goalie Aaron Callan, 18, has been on fire to begin the 2014-15 season and this past weekend was no exception. Toledo maintained their undefeated record in large part thanks to the South Lyon, Michigan native as he allowed just two goals on 64 shots in a weekend home-and-home sweep of the Metro Jets. On Friday, he stopped 24 of 25 shots in a 4-1 win at Metro. On Saturday, Callan (5’11/165) was even better has he made 37 saves on 38 shots in another 4-1 win at home. Callan is currently the top goalie in the NA3HL with a 98% save percentage and 0.55 goals against average. “Aaron was rock solid again this weekend,” said Toledo head coach Kenny Miller. “He is giving our team a chance to win and coming up with a big save when needed.”

Honorable Mention - Cam Schwartz, F, Toledo Cherokee

About the NA3HL

Now in its fifth season, the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of eight USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification. The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the North American Hockey League (NAHL), is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes whose youth options are limited but are still reaching their potential and have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association. For more information, visit www.na3hl.com


CHEROKEE FLY PAST JETS

(TOLEDO SWEEPS WEEKEND SERIES)

 

Toledo OH: The Toledo Cherokee earned their second series sweep of the season beating the Metro Jets 4-1 in both games over the weekend.

 

In Waterford MI on Friday the Cherokee jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first period as Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI) scored on the power play assisting on the goal was Jimmy Howell (Allen Park MI) and Cam Schwartz (Warren MI).

Schwartz would get his first junior goal in the second period from Howell and Brody Duncan (Toledo OH) to give the Cherokee a 2-0 lead.

Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) would stretch the lead with his first of the season from Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH) and Kyler Omey (Sylvania OH). Metro would finally get one past goaltender Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) late in the second period to cut the lead to 3-1.

Toledo would score the lone goal in the 3rd period as Michael Pisanti (Temperance MI) lit the lamp from Nikolas Verbosky (Rossford OH) and Ethan Resetar (Plymouth MI).

Callan made 24 saves for his third win of the season.

“Our guys are playing good, I am real happy with the way we are competing and guys are stepping up and getting timely goals when we need them. As a group we need to make sure we get better every day and continue the process of being a more complete team on a day to day basis.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

 

With the Team Toledo Ice House packed all day for GTAHA day the Cherokee didn’t disappoint with a 4-1 win in the team’s home opener. The game was scoreless after one period of play. Midway thru the second period Cam Schwartz netted his second of the season with assists going to Dominic Pisanti and Zach Swanson (Temperance MI) on the power play.Austin Turner (Temperance MI) would give the Cherokee a 2-0 lead on a wrap around goal, assisting on the tally was Brody Duncan and Evan Heldt (Sylvania OH). Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) scored with the man advantage to give the home team a 3-0 lead assists went to Aaron Roschinsky and David Bogart (Northwood OH).

Metro would score their lone goal of the game late in the third period to cut the Toledo lead to 3-1 before Roschinsky added an empty net goal to seal the victory.

Aaron Callan was spectacular once again between the pipes for Toledo making 38 saves.

The Cherokee return home this Friday and Saturday night to take on in-state rival Cleveland. Both games have a 7:00PM face off time.

For fans unable to attend this weekend’s games you can still catch all the action by logging onto www.fasthockey.com

For more information about the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


CHEROKEE SET TO TAKE ON METRO

(OPEN HOME SCHEDULE SATURDAY NIGHT)

 

 

Toledo OH – The Toledo Cherokee members of the NA3HL get ready for two game set against the Metro Jets this Friday and Saturday. The Cherokee will travel to Waterford MI on Friday to take on the Jets at 7:50PM inside Lakeland Arena.

 

On Saturday the Cherokee will open the home portion of the schedule as they wrap up the home and home series versus Metro. Face is set for 8:30PM (To accommodate GTAHA day at the Ice House).

 

Fans will get their first look at the newly designed home jerseys on Saturday night.

 

“We are hoping with it being GTAHA day the place will be packed and our guys can feed off the crowd, they have been looking forward to this weekend for a while now.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

 

Fans that are unable to attend the games this weekend can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

 

For more information on the Toledo Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

 

NOTES: Goaltender Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) picked up the 2nd star of the week award in the NA3HL East division with his stellar play in Cincinnati . Forward Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI) was honorable mention this week.

 

GO CHEROKEE!!!!


TOLEDO SWEEPS OPENING WEEKEND

(Cherokee Earn Four Points In Cincinnati)

 

Toledo OH - The Toledo Cherokee of the NA3HL opened the regular season with a two game sweep against the Cincinnati Swords. On Saturday in the Queen City the Cherokee doubled up the Swords by a score of 2-0. Goaltender Aaron Callan (South Lyon MI) recorded his first shutout of the season making 18 saves. Veterans Austin Turner (Temperance MI) and Dominic Pisanti (Temperance MI) scored for Toledo in the win.  Kyler Omey (Sylvania OH) and David Bogart (Northwood OH) picked up assists in the contest.

 

“I thought we played really well on Saturday for our first game, the guys had A lot of energy and we played as a team. It is our job as a coaching staff to make sure our players get better every day and I felt on Sunday we took a step back after we got the two goal lead. But all in all we are happy with the four points we picked up.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

 

On Sunday in the series finale the Cherokee jumped out to a 2-0 early in the game with goals by Cain Maison (Holland OH) and Cody Estrel (Sylvania OH), Cincinnati would tie the game and take the lead 3-2 heading into the second period but it was all Cherokee in the second and third frames. Estrel would score his second of the game shorthanded to tie the score at 3 apiece with assists going to Tyler Zalecki (Northwood OH) and Bogart. Brody Duncan (Toledo OH) would score the game winner late in the second period with a slap shot from the top of the circle. Pisanti added his second goal of the weekend on the power play in the third period to seal the win 5-3. Callan replaced Glen Bates (Ida MI) to start the second period and picked up his second win of the year making 16 saves. Jimmy Howell (Allen Park MI) had two assists while Aaron Roschinsky (Canton MI) added an assist.

 

Toledo will travel to Waterford MI this Friday to take on the Metro Jets face off is at 7:50PM.

 

The two teams will return to the Ice House on Saturday for the Cherokee home opener, the puck will drop at 8:30PM (Special start time to accommodate GTAHA day at the arena)

 

Fans unable to attend games this weekend can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

 

For more information on the Toledo Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

 

GO CHEROKEE!!!


TOLEDO CHEROKEE OPEN REGULAR SEASON THIS WEEKEND

(HEAD TO CINCINNATI FOR TWO GAME SET)

 

Toledo OH: The Toledo Cherokee of the NA3HL will open the regular season this Saturday September 6th in Cincinnati versus the Swords. The two teams will play a two game set in the Queen City this weekend. On Saturday night the puck will drop at 7:00PM and face off is set for 12:15PM on Sunday September 7th.

“The coaching staff along with all the players are excited to get the regular season underway, it’s been a long couple of weeks practicing getting ready for this weekend and we are looking forward to playing some really strong teams in our division.” Said head coach Kenny Miller

Fans unable to attend the games can catch all the action by visiting www.fasthockey.com

Toledo’s home opener at the Ice House will be on Saturday September 13th at 8:30PM VS. Metro (Special start time to accommodate GTAHA day at the Ice House)

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEREOKEE!!!!



TOLEDO CHEROKEE SET TO PLAY

TWO EXHIBITION GAMES

(Home and Home series with the West Michigan Wolves)

 

 

Toledo OH: The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the NA3HL have announced the exhibition schedule for the 2014-2015 season. Toledo will travel to Battle Creek on Friday August 29th to take on the West Michigan Wolves face off is set for 8:00PM.

The two teams will return to the Team Toledo Ice House on Saturday August 30th for a matinee game that is slated to start at 1:00PM.

“This will be a good chance for the coaching staff to see some of our new faces in game action, we had a good camp now it is time to start practicing and get our team ready for these two pre season games.” Said Head Coach Kenny Miller

Fans attending Saturday’s home game are asked to bring either soap or shampoo for admission into the game. “This is the second year in a row we have asked the fans instead of buying a ticket to the preseason game we are asking them to bring soap or shampoo it goes along way with the guys during the season, last season was a huge success and I expect this year to be the same.” added Miller

The Cherokee will open the regular season on September 6th in Cincinnati versus the Swords, before returning to the Ice House on Saturday September 13th at 8:30PM VS. Metro (Special start time to accommodate GTAHA day at the Ice House)

For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com

GO CHEREOKEE!!!!


TOLEDO CAPTAIN HEADED TO ADRIAN (ACHA D1 CLUB)
 

The Toledo Cherokee of the NA3HL are proud to announce that forward Zach Armstrong has chosen Adrian College to continue playing in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I.

Armstrong, who hails from Findlay, Ohio, was the Cherokee captain this past season.

In 94 career games for Toledo the 5’8’’ 155 center scored 14 goals and added 33 assists for a total of 47 points.

Zachwas honored with the NA3HL Academic Achievement Award. Armstrong graduated this summer from Findlay High School and ranked 15th out of 400 in his class. He scored a 28 on his ACT.

He will attend school on a full academic scholarship at Adrian College in Michigan.

During the 2014 NA3HL Top Prospects event Armstrong notched 1 goal and 1 assist in the 3 game event.

"Zach is the ultimate team guy, he plays hard every night and his hard work has paid off. He will do very well at the next level, I am very happy for him and his family." said Toledo head coach Kenny Miller.

The entire Toledo Cherokee organization would like to wish Zach continued success at Adrian.

For more information on the Toledo Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com


TOLEDO CHEROKEE UNVEIL NEW JERSEYS FOR 14-15 SEASON

 

June 28, 2014

Toledo OH – As the Toledo Cherokee prepare for the upcoming 2014-15 season the players that will represent the club will be doing so in brand new re-designed jerseys.The Cherokee unveiled not only new jersey’s but a brand new color scheme going with an all white home jersey with red trim, gone is the solid black road jersey replaced by a red sweater with white trim.

 

“We wanted to do something different. It was time for new jerseys and with black being the primary color for years we decided to go in a different direction. As a staff we are very happy with the way they turned out, I know our players and fans will love the new sweaters.” Stated General Manager/Head Coach Kenny Miller

 

The Cherokee will unveil the road sweaters in Cincinnati on Saturday September 6th as they open the season on the road. The white home sweaters will be unveiled on Saturday September 13th when the Cherokee open the home schedule against the Metro Jets that is also GTAHA day at the Toledo Ice House when every team within the organization will be playing games.

 

For more information please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HOME GAMES

 

The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the NA3HL are looking for volunteers for the upcoming season. The club is looking to fill the following positions for all 24 home games. Goal Judges, Penalty Box Attendants, Ticket Takers, as well as other positions.

Every volunteer will receive two FREE tickets for family and friends for the game they are scheduled to work.

For additional information please contact Brandee Stanton, Director of Game Night Operations at brandeeastanton@aol.com.

GO CHEROKEE!!


Ticket Information

Season Passes are available for $80.00 each. Individual games $5.00 for adults(18 and over). Under 18 $4.00. All GTAHA youth players who wear their jerseys to the game get in FREE.



GAME LIVE

The NA3HL is pleased to announce the launch of GAME LIVE: a fan-friendly, interactive application that provides game scores and stats in real-time.

GAME LIVE is an online Flash application that provides fans of the NA3HL with a real-time display of a game's score and stats in a graphically pleasing, interactive format. There is no need to refresh your browser during live games to see updates. All goals and penalties will appear automatically as they happen. To view GAME LIVE in action, go to our website, www.NA3HL.com and click on the Scores/Scoreboard link. On the Scoreboard page, you will see a "GAME LIVE" link beside each game that you can click on to launch the application.


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