Sunday, March 10, 2013
Team of 14-15 year olds advances to national championships in April.
The Reston Raiders Bantam Major Ice Hockey Team won the AA Virginia State Championship March 3 and will be representing Virginia in the USA Hockey National Championship in April. The Raiders, comprised of players born in 1998, earned their way into the National Championship by beating No. 1 seed Ashburn Xtreme in a best 2-out- of-3 series. Despite falling to the Xtreme during the regular season, the Raiders rose to the occasion and took a 1-0 series lead last week after winning an exciting Game 1 in a shootout. Game 2 was held in Reston last Sunday, with the Raiders commanding a solid 6-2 victory. The team will now go on to compete in the USAH National Championship to be held in Charlotte, NC from April 3-7.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Pee Wee hockey team needs victory Friday for chance to advance in U12 National Championship.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Chad Constantine and Peter Regan scored for the Reston Raiders, but it was not enough as the team fell to Vermont, 5-2, at the 2012 Tier II U12 National Championships. The Raiders defeated Arizona 4-2 on Wednesday. The tournament runs through Sunday at Reston Skate Quest and Ashburn Ice House. The Raiders need a win Friday against Alaska to have a chance of advancing to the quarterfinals. For complete tournament info, click here.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Reston Raiders open play with victory in Tier II U12 National Tournament.
The Reston Raiders PeeWee (U12) Blue team opened play Wednesday in USA Hockey's U12 Tier II National Championship tournament with a 4-2 victory over Arizona. Peter Regan earned the game puck after he had a hat trick for the Raiders. His third goal came in the empty net. The Raiders outshot Arizona 32-20, and Raider goalie Trent Pratt made 20 saves. Raider Chris Weiss, son of Olympic figure skater Michael Weiss, had 10 shots and one assist. Robert Holmberg scored also for the Raiders with a well placed low wrist shot. Reston will play Vermont on Thursday. Later in the day, all of teams held a parade and opening ceremonies at Reston Town Center. The tournament continues through Sunday at Reston's Skate Quest and the Ashburn Ice House. For a …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
U12 team will play in National Championships here March 28-April 1.
The Reston Raiders PeeWee AA Blue team has been selected to represent Virginia in the 2012 Tier II U12 National Championships next month. The U12 Championships will be held at Reston's Skatequest and at Ashburn Ice House. The Raiders, coached by Dave Regan, amassed 24 points in league play this season, finishing with an 11-7-2 record. The tournament will have 38 of the best Tier II teams in the United States. For more tournament info, click here. Reston Raiders Pee Wee AA Blue Team Front row: Max Cichanowicz, Trent Pratt Row 2: Will Sterrett, Chris Weiss, Alex Cleveland, Ryan Hemlinger, Liam Kelly, John Cardellicchio, Row 3: Chad Constantine, Kevin Wang, Robert Holmberg, Evan Guidi, John Malks, Jason Calem Back Row 4: Kevin Shaffer, …
Monday, September 26, 2011
Young player died in horseback riding accident in July.
The Reston Raiders hockey club retired Evan Soggin's jersey on Saturday night. Many family members, friends and teammates gathered in the mezzanine at SkateQuest for a ceremony. Teammates and coaches took turns recalling their favorite memories of the 12-year-old hockey player, who died after a horseback riding accident at his Oakton home in July. The Reston Raiders said Evan’s family was at the event and accepted a framed Raiders jersey, which was signed by dozens of Evan’s teammates. Evan’s No. 87 jersey will be retired to the foyer of the rink and this number will not be used by any player in the future. All travel players will wear a No. 87 patch on their helmets this year in remembrance of Evan. Donations to the Evan Soggin Memorial …