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Vegas Jr. Golden Knights Announce Teams, Tryout Information

Also announced were the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights' coaches and executive board

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS - April 19, 2017 - The Vegas Golden Knights announced today, April 19, the teams, tryout dates, coaches and executive board for the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights inaugural 2017-18 season.

To sign up and for more tryout information, visit https://www.nvstorm.com/2017-TryoutsPage


VEGAS JR. GOLDEN KNIGHTS EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON

Scott Allegrini - Chief Operating Officer of the Las Vegas Ice Center, Director of the USHL's Tri-City Storm and General Manager of the Las Vegas Storm

John Brooks -  Nevada Storm Co-Founder, Las Vegas Ice Center Co-Owner, Director of the USHL's Tri- City Storm, Co-Owner of Las Vegas Storm 

Murray Craven - Vegas Golden Knights Senior Vice President and veteran of 1071 NHL games

Misha Donskov - Vegas Golden Knights Director of Hockey Operations and former Hockey Canada executive/coach and Ontario Hockey League executive/coach

Wally Lacroix - Native of Montreal, Quebec who refereed professional hockey for 14 years and coached at every level of hockey in the Las Vegas Valley including Midget AAA

Brad Sholl - General Manager of the Vegas Golden Knights Practice Facility and former executive board member of the Los Angeles Junior Kings AAA program

 

DIRECTOR OF COACHES

The Director of Coaches of the Vegas Junior Golden Knights program is Gabe Gauthier. Gauthier is a two-time NCAA ice hockey champion having won back-to-back titles while playing for Denver University in 2004 and 2005. His pro career spanned seven seasons and included stints in the NHL (Los Angeles Kings), AHL, ECHL, CHL and Europe. The native of Torrance, California most recently served as the Jr. A Head Coach of the Las Vegas Storm.
 

VEGAS JR. GOLDEN KNIGHTS COACHING STAFF

Director of Coaches: Gabe Gauthier

High School: Head Coach- Jeff Bruckner, Assistant Coach-Dave Voors

U16AAA: HC-Frank Salcido, AC- Robb McDonald, AC- Adam Naglich

U14AA: HC- Eric Lacroix, HC-Wally Lacroix, AC-Bo Lackas, AC-Rick Berninger

U14A: HC-Evan Zucker, AC-Adam Zucker

U12AA: HC-Dell Truax, AC-Bo Lackas

U12A: HC-Kevin Mulcahy, AC-Tom Lackas

U12B: HC- Jordan Van Son, AC- Jason Sylvester

U10A: HC- Steve McNabb, AC-Brad Sholl

U10B: HC-James Nyznyk, AC- Andy Butsavich

U10B white: HC-Robb McDonald, AC-Jordan Van Son

U8: 2009,2010,2011 Birth year teams (Brian Fox, Mike Milton, John Rauch, Tony Haughey, Tom Lackas, Eric Lacroix)
 

VEGAS JR. GOLDEN KNIGHTS TRYOUT INFORMATION

Tryouts to take place at the Las Vegas Ice Center

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

South Rink                                                  

6:45-7:45PM             U10                       

8:00-9:00PM             U14                       

 

North Rink

5:30-6:30PM              U8

6:45-7:45PM              U12

8:00-9:00PM              High School

 

FRIDAY, MAY 12

South Rink                                                 

5:15-6:15PM              U8                         

6:25-7:25PM              U12                       

 

North Rink

4:30-5:30PM              High School

5:45-6:45PM              U10

7:00-8:00PM              U14

 

SATURDAY, MAY 13

South Rink                                                  

9:00-10:00AM     U10                       

10:15-11:15AM   U14                        

 

North Rink

8:30-9:30AM              U8

9:45-10:45AM           U12

11:00-12:00PM         High School

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

North Rink

7:00-8:15pm (practice)     16 AAA

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

North Rink

11:45-12:15pm (goalie eval)            16 AAA

12:15-1:30pm (game)                       16 AAA

4:15-5:15pm (game)                          16 AAA

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

8:45-10:15am (game)                       16 AAA

 

On April 4, the Vegas Golden Knights announced that the team has formed a partnership with the Nevada Storm to create a new youth hockey travel program, the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights. The Vegas Jr. Golden Knights program will initially feature teams from the mite level through midget and will utilize all three city rinks, including the Golden Knights practice facility, the Las Vegas Ice Center and the SoBe Ice Arena. All existing Nevada Storm teams will be re-branded under the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights name.

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